February 4th 2010 on a website then called Wishing For Horses this appeared. It was my first blog post. Thinking back I didn't really know what I wanted to do with my shiny new website but I was excited! I had a lot of ideas! Would I chronicle my life as a parent of sons … Continue reading Hello Internet, Ten Years Later…
The thing I've discovered in my quest to become an expert packer is I can live with less. Not just packing for a trip but, less everyday. What you see below is my make-up travel bag and everything that goes in it. Guess what, that's my non trip make-up bag too. So when I go … Continue reading The Packing Project: Episode 12
Coco Channel is often quoted as saying: "Before you leave the house; look in the mirror and take off one thing." It was her advice when asked how to be simply chic. I humbly offer similar advice when packing. Before you complete your packing, go through the suit case and remove two, or three, or … Continue reading The Packing Project: Episode 11
This necklace is my favorite. But packing it is hard because it likes to get tangled with everything, including itself! Et' viola! Not goin' nowhere!
Packing for a beach get away is as easy as it gets, especially in very laid back Maui. Below is a sampling of what is going into my suitcase this year. My Packing List: 3 Shorts 3 Tank Tops 2 Jeans Linen Pants 3 Tee Shirts 4 Dresses 2 Cardigans Light Jacket 3 Swim Suits … Continue reading The Packing Project: Maui 2.0
It's pretty much agreed upon plane food is not four star fare. Try as they might, long gone are the days where a cattle economy class passenger is treated to anything more than a cup of coffee or a carbonated beverage. Everything else must be purchased. The solution? Pack your own picnic! A bagel is … Continue reading The Packing Project: Episode 8
What are the must haves when you travel? These are the first things I put in my bag! Frends headphone / Lodis wallet / F1 Spacepak Clothes Blue / Books
It's hot and steamy with a side of rainy day in NYC in the summer. I tried to pack by occasion and the outing planned.
Last time we had a weekend away I challenged myself to take as little as possible. Everything HAD to fit in the back pack and large tote pictured below. Our activities included sight seeing, dinner out and a football match. The challenge for my dopp kit was made easier by knowing I would have body … Continue reading The Packing Project: Episode 6
Traveling means asking your wardrobe to do double duty. Pack versatile pieces and let the accessories do their work to move a simple romper or sheath dress from day to evening.