Packing List

I’m packing for my niece’s wedding back in Idaho and making a list of all the things besides clothes that I need to bring along – the wedding gift, cords for my kindle/iphone/camera, the book I borrowed from my sister-in-law and maybe a jar of the August Bright nectarine jam I made a few weeks ago as a thank you for lending me the book.  Then I read food blogger David Lebovitz’s list of what he takes for a weekend away in order to be a good guest.  The list includes frozen cookie dough, crisp topping, two types of salt, tinned sardines, a coffee maker, a vegetable peeler, a saucepan, a cookie sheet and a cleaver.

OK, I’ll pack two jars of jam.

How ’bout you? What do you pack in order to be a good guest?

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One Comment

  1. Michelle
    Posted September 3, 2013 at 9:12 am | Permalink

    I’m the worst house guest apparently! I will often volunteer to do the dishes.

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Kathryn Pritchett

writes about Things Elemental — where we find shelter, why we connect, what sustains us and how we strut our stuff.

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