Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

I rarely copy-cat other bloggers, but almost every blog I read has had a “Year in Review”, “Best/Worst of 2017” or “Top 10 Blog Posts” so I thought, for once, I’d jump on the bandwagon. I also know how busy everyone is and even though I read my daily blogs pretty religiously, I still miss (or forget about) some. #1 is the most popular blog post of 2017 (and possibly ever,) so I urge you to read all the way to the end. Enjoy!  #10 Styling a New Friend #9  Wine, Velvet and Florals, Oh My!  #8 The Biggest Fashion Trend of [..] read more

Packing for the perfect weekend getaway

Last weekend my hubby and I had a little getaway to the Colorado Wine Country, (a very, very cool gift from my sister, brother-in-law, mom and dad!) I’ll just admit it right now. I’m not a light packer! While I’m great at packing light and efficiently for my clients, for some reason I always panic when I’m packing and end up adding all kinds of last minute items to my bag…making it very heavy no mater what the size! This time I made an adamant resolution that I wasn’t going to do this any more. And ta-da…my duffle bag was [..] read more

Plan for Stress Free Packing

Here’s how my husband packs for a trip. He opens his armoire doors. Then he stops to think about how long we’re going to be gone and the weather. (I know what he’s thinking because he usually says it out loud as if I have time to listen while I’m packing.) For example, if we’re going to Vail skiing for 3 days, 2 nights, he grabs 1 pair of jeans, 2 sweaters, 2 white t-shirts and of course the appropriate number of socks and underwear. He doesn’t contemplate the extra “just in case” outfit, what accessories to take or what [..] read more