Category: Checklist

How to Pack the Perfect Suitcase

 

packing cubes
Packing cubes by En Tsai on Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

If you’re going out of town for the holiday and need some tips to get everything to fit in your bag (age doesn’t matter, we all face this dilemma), I have a great 10-step process for you!

I just went on a vacation with my husband for our 35th wedding anniversary. I always pack too much “just in case.”  I actually did remove a number of things before packing this time, but it was still a tight fit.  I haven’t even tried the packing cubes yet, but I love how the technique shown below works! Continue Reading

How to Spring Clean Your Beauty Products

 

In regards to your true self, age doesn’t matter.  You are who you are, your spirit is ageless, you can have lifelong health and make the most of what you have.  You just have to use it or you lose it!

But in regards to makeup, it just isn’t made to last.  Red lipstick gets rusty-looking, mascara gets gloppy and dried out, moisturizer turns moldy and smelly.  If you don’t use it, just lose it! Continue Reading

How to Build a Spring/Summer Time-Tested Survival Wardrobe

Now that you have your winter wardrobe put away for the season (or soon, anyway…), it’s time to make sure you have the basic items you need for your spring and summer wardrobe.  Maybe you already have all or most of them.  I’m not one for paring my clothes down into a capsule wardrobe, but I do believe in having all the basics you’ll need.  Therefore, I’ll provide a list here of what you need to have on hand for the warm seasons to create outfits for every occasion.  Age doesn’t matter because all of these items are classic basics that are essentials that will go with everything else. Continue Reading