Travel

Casual Summer Travel Capsule

(And a Meditation on the World Cup) Happy day, dearest reader! I hope yours is going well. I had an exhausting week last week. Good, but exhausting, and so our weekend plans were punted for staying at home, catching up, and watching the World Cup final. Woo hoo! The Cup is not nearly as much… Continue reading Casual Summer Travel Capsule

Business Dress, Color, Travel

Ways to Break the Black Habit

Happy day, dear reader! What's your favorite color? Now, what's your favorite color to wear? Frequently, these are two completely different answers. But why? So many women I know answer that their favorite color to wear is black. Maybe they've been seduced by the dark side, or maybe they've just fallen prey to the Myths… Continue reading Ways to Break the Black Habit

Body Shapes, Business Dress, Color, Lifestyle, Self-Image, Shopping, Travel

Stylists Are Not Just for Famous People

Happy day, dear reader! Who hires an Image and Wardrobe Coach or possibly a Stylist? Not just famous people! There are as many reasons for hiring a professional as there are clients. The reasons generally fall into "fish for me" and "learn to fish" categories. Neither is better than the other! They are just different.… Continue reading Stylists Are Not Just for Famous People

Accessories, Logistics, Travel

How to Pack: Travel Outfits

Good day, dearest reader! My last post was all about how I choose how to pack for a trip, and included the example of a wardrobe shown above. Today, I'll talk through these choices and we can see how they play out for my hypothetical adventure. Check the Weather For this trip, the weather is… Continue reading How to Pack: Travel Outfits

Tips, Travel

How to Pack for a Trip

Happy Valentine's Day, sweet reader! The other day, a Facebook friend shared a meme picturing a frog "talking" about going on a trip and needing 4 outfits, and packing 37. The tagline was "That ought to be enough!" I find lots of women AND men pack that way, my husband included! I never understood why… Continue reading How to Pack for a Trip

Travel

Thanksgiving Travel

It's almost November. Pumpkin spice season has been in full swing for weeks now. In less than a month, we in the US will be celebrating Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is the largest travel weekend of the year, and the largest shopping weekend as well. Thank you Black Friday and Cyber Monday. (Don't even get me started… Continue reading Thanksgiving Travel

Color, Lazy Saturday, Travel

Saturday Share

Since we finally made it to the weekend, you may have a few extra minutes to surf, or maybe do some reading... Here are some of my recent favorites! Janice Riggs at The Vivienne Files is a woman after my own analytical heart! Check out her post-trip packing analysis from her recent trip to Dublin.… Continue reading Saturday Share

Travel

Wickenburg AZ pt 2

When I wrote about our trip to Wickenburg, there was so much to share, but as it was getting too long I saved other outings for a second post. So, if you are looking for more to do and see around Wickenburg, Arizona, read on! If you enjoy shopping for home goods and clothing and… Continue reading Wickenburg AZ pt 2