Hack (verb): a little trick or skill, shortcut or novelty method that makes holiday prep just a little bit easier.
Packing hack (verb): as above, but to help with wedging more stuff into less space.
+ Fold your underwear nice
and tiny before stuffing it
in the ends of your shoes.
Remove before wearing either.
+ Use a pencil case or sunglasses
case to store cables and little
bits that'll get lost if you
chuck them in your handbag
+ A Tupperware cereal dispenser
makes a great in-car bin with a
+ Use a sock to fold a T-shirt.
Yes, really. Fold the arms of
the T-shirt to overlap into
the middle, creating a long
rectangle. Lay a sock toe side
in, where the arms should be.
Roll from the neck down to
create a T-shirt/sock 'cracker'.
Fold the socks inside-out,
encapsulating the T-shirt