Month: May 2020

Episode 31: Rituals To Remind You You’re Home

Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake talk about rituals to remind you that you’re home — or home comforts.

* new episode!

Where have you been? Or rather, how has it been at home?

Piper and her partner rearranged their living room to sacrifice space for better sound buffering as they are each on separate videoconferencing as they work day jobs remotely. 

Gail and her partner rearranged their living room to open up more space, but need to set up curtain rods for videoconference background.

Main Topic

Rituals that remind Gail and Piper of home, that they’re home, and what they enjoy now.

Gadgets!

Gail – Korean Milk Sheet Mask (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07H76M36L)

Piper – Epsom salts (https://www.amazon.com/Teals-Epsom-Salt-Bundle-Items/dp/B00RM1ZGTK)

Shout out to Piper’s singing rice cooker from Zojirushi (https://www.amazon.com/Zojirushi-NS-TSC10-Uncooked-Cooker-1-0-Liter/dp/B0074CDG6C/)

Shout out to Etude House’s Sheet Masks (https://www.etude.com/int/en/index.php/pack-mask/mask-sheet.html)

Special thanks to Kelly for editing this episode!

Thanks for listening. Travel smart. Pack the snacks!

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Episode 30: Lists of Kits

Retrieved from the Repository: a lost episode has been recovered for our listeners in which Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake discuss packing lists and favorite kits.

*This episode was recorded more than a year prior to the current travel advisories and restrictions, and also prior to recent events involving the Romance Writers of America.

Where have you been? Nowhere!

Piper was somewhere in Pennsylvania.

Gail was somewhere on the Gold Coast in California.

Main Topic

Lists of Kits! Packing lists, including kits and really, kits for all the things.

Gadgets!

Gail – File folders for printed lists, with a zippy top: http://amzn.to/2CgPyex. Apps: Evernote, Stylebook for outfits.

Piper – Too Faced Chocolate Bar palette. MAC Rockin’ Rebel and Basic Bitch eyeshadow palettes may no longer be available for purchase. Apps: Google Keep, Asana, or Habitica for lists as things to remember come to mind.

Special thanks to Kelly for editing this episode!

Thanks for listening. Travel smart. Pack the snacks!

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Episode 29: Best Buffets

Retrieved from the Repository: a lost episode has been recovered for our listeners in which Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake discuss the best buffets they’ve experienced in their travels to date.

*This episode was recorded more than a year prior to the current travel advisories and restrictions.

Listener Question! Go-to toiletries

Piper packs her own shampoo and conditioner, at minimum. Longer trips require more supplies.

Gail packs her own facial wash and skin cream, etc.

They both pack dry shampoo for certain trips.

*Update: Piper now wears sunscreen.

Main Topic

Best Breakfast Buffets!

Gadgets!

Shh. Honest confessions of tucking a bit away for 2nd breakfast.

Gail – Ziploc baggie.

Piper – Hotel napkins.

Special thanks to Kelly for editing this episode!

Thanks for listening. Travel smart. Pack the snacks!

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