Today I’m excited to announce that the book Shopping Brake: Proven tips to stop shopping wrong, and start shopping right for a wardrobe you love is now available as a paperback!
If you have ever done any of the following:
Stood in front of your closet and said “I have nothing to wear”
Bought something and then tried to hide it because you felt guilty
Found clothes in your closet with the tags still on
Looked for tips on editing and organizing your closet
Struggled to figure out what your personal style is
Become bored with your current wardrobe
This book is for you!
Filled with shopping tips, closet organization advice, and insights into the mindset of a shopaholic, Shopping Brake: Proven tips to stop shopping wrong, and start shopping right for a wardrobe you love will provide you with the tools that you need to own a wardrobe that you love.
Check out the Kindle version to read the entire introduction, as well as preview a few additional random pages. Or grab a print version from any of the following retailers: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Createspace
If you’re following me on Instagram then you already know that I recently went on a 5 day, 4 night trip by plane for work. As a seasoned traveler I rarely use more than 1 checked bag for a business trip, even when it requires multiple outfit changes throughout the day. Here’s what I packed for 4 days of meetings require a business professional dress code (bring on the suits) and outfits for squeezing in a little sightseeing in between meetings (bring on the jeans!) I’ll discuss how I put together my work travel capsule.
In my last post I talked about what I packed in my checked bag for a beach vacation. In this post I’ll show you what I wore on the plane, what went inside my carry-on bag, and what my pre-planned outfits were for this trip.
Since I naturally run cold and I was traveling between 50F and 80F weather my travel outfit was all about layers.
Spring Break, Easter Break, Memorial Day, Summer Vacations, Fourth of July, and more, the traveling season in the US is already here. Before I could enjoy the view above, first I had pack what I wanted to bring. Here is what I packed for a 5-day, 4-night beach getaway (Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA) by plane using 1 checked bag and 1 carry-on bag.
I’ve been traveling again, this time for a long weekend to a warmer state. This trip was by plane, 4 days, 3 nights. I selected a color palette of: Black, Blue, Grey and White. By keeping the color palette mostly neutrals, I can mix and match easily if needed. In this post I’ll show you what I wore and what I packed.
It’s time for another packing post. This time, I packed for a 6 day, 5 night trip to England. Unlike my prior packing posts, this was a dual function trip. Here’s how the days broke down and what I packed:
One of the events that sparks me to shop is—traveling. One of the many joys of traveling is getting to shop at places I can’t find at home. And I’ve always made it a point to do just that while on vacation. Unfortunately, as with most shopping habits, a little isn’t bad, but a lot can quickly wreck havoc when one is trying to decrease the number of possessions.
On a recent holiday I traveled to 9 states in 8 days with only 1 carry-on bag. Even though I did not purchase one item for each state I visited I still managed to pick up the same number of items as the number of states traveled, nine! And that was with the limitation of knowing I had only one carry-on bag for the return flight.
It can be helpful to reflect on the reasons why for a purchase, donation or return, so here we go:
The summer season will soon be over, but not before I squeezed in one more holiday. I’ve previously packed for both a shorter trip by car and a longer trip by air. This time I packed for a long trip that was half car (on the way there) and half air (to return home). Before I detail what I packed, you need to know a few facts about this trip.
It’s the start of travel season in the US and I recently discussed what I packed for both a longer and a shorter holiday. These are a few packing tips I’ve gathered over time, focusing on plane travel, when one wants to pack as little as possible due to checked luggage fees. And for even more great packing tips, check out Debbie’s tips over at Recovering Shopaholic!