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.
San Francisco is about 10 to 15 degrees cooler than Eugene in the summer. It was weird packing jeans and sweaters and jackets, I had a few doubts along the way, but I put my faith in the forecast and did it. So, happy I did! The mornings were chilly, afternoons sunny but not too … Continue reading The Packing Project: Episode 5