5 things to do at home before going on vacation

Travel correspondent Clara Lock (left) and Ms Claire Lim, 31-year-old brand director of plant boutique Tumbleweed, with plant care solutions such as Leca balls and an "IV drip" self-watering system for indoor plants. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
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SINGAPORE – Holidays are meant to be relaxing, but let us be honest – the days leading up to them are often a frenzy of last-minute packing, tying up loose ends at work and tidying the house so you can return to a semblance of order.

Take the stress out of the last task with this checklist. From plant care to kitchen essentials, here are five ways to make homecoming a bit smoother.

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