Use a sunglasses case to store cords and cables in your bag. I love using my old eyeglass cases. I use them all the time fo keep my jewelery in when I travel. and also for those cords for your iphone ipod, etc.
Ninja Packing Tips: Packing List for Two Weeks in Europe with Just a Carry-On Backpack. Oh I would love this for the next trip out to California. That big suit case I normally use is just too much at times.
Never lose a button. Buttons are a great way to keep earrings organized. Insert the pair into a button and keep them together to prevent loss. This is one of my favorite tips for traveling with jewelry!
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