How to Pack for a 5 Day Business Trip

Recently my client, Julia, asked me to help her pack for a 5-day business trip, so I thought it was the perfect opportunity for a blog post about an unusual packing situation. Because Julia works from home and has a very casual lifestyle, she doesn’t get many opportunities to wear her beautiful clothes. So even though she works in the uber-casual IT industry, Julia takes advantage of her business trip as an excuse to “pack heavy.” In other words, she’s not all about packing light. She’s not interested in mix and match! On the other hand, Julia is a bit [..] 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