― Yes, I realize it is only Monday. But it is the looming week ahead on a Monday morning that prompts thoughts of vacation, far-off places, and weekend getaways... so I figured this was the perfect time to start planning for my girl's weekend trip to Fire Island. ∙ That's right, folks! Because when you can't afford a share in the Hamptons want to get away with your 10 best girlfriends for the weekend, you go to Fire Island! ∙ I've decided to be very proactive about my packing list [...].