Travel + Packing Tips for the Fashionista

Hey Snow Bunnies!

Anyone hit the slopes this season yet?  I’m heading to Aspen for a MUCH needed vacay with my hubs and my BFF and her hubs!  As I started the chaotic challenge to pack and get organized as to avoid being charged $100 in extra baggage fees- I decided last minute to record it all on the Flip camera.   HELP HELP!  I’m a chronic over-packer, but I’m working on it!   With everything in life, it’s a work-in-progress so I tried to share as many packing and travel tips as I could.  I’m sure there’s some things I left out!  Hope you get a few things out of this that will be useful!    Here goes…

WATCH WEBISODE:

 

One of my favorite packing tips (which I forgot to mention in the webisode) is using GALLON SIZE ZIPLOC BAGS for anything from packing extra toiletries, socks, underwear, shoes, etc.  I keep a box of them in my closet for emergencies!  (Ok, so it may look and sound a bit “WT” but they really are my little lifesavers)

Don’t forget- a wise investment to add to your wardrobe is an over-sized Louis Vuitton handbag or tote.  This is my fave travel purse because it’s so light before you put anything in it plus it’s super sturdy!

FUN GIVEAWAY!  Upload of photo on the SOS Facebook page of you looking cute on the slopes.  One winner will be chosen to receive a fun surprise!  Ends Sunday, Feb 5 (Superbowl Sunday).  Winner will be announced on Monday, the 6th!

Read this slowly and allow it to sink in…

“May today there be peace within. May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith in yourself and others. May you use the gifts that you have received, and pass on the love that has been given to you. May you be content with yourself just the way you are. Let this knowledge settle into your bones, and allow your soul the freedom to sing, dance, praise and love. It is there for each and every one of us.” -Unknown

NOW READ IT AGAIN!

Standing tall in our power together,

xoTiff

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Look Cool + Stylish on a Budget (plus some motivation)

Who is loving Twenty Twelve so far? 

I’m sure everyone is getting back on the program and with all the gifts, extra dinners and groceries that are bought during the holidays- we’re all cutting back not only on the eating, but on the spending too!  So, right now is the perfect time to chat about one of my favorite topics…BUDGET SHOPPING!  Actually, now is a great time to pick up any wardrobe basics you need.  Most stores are having huge sales through January. 

After I got married and finances were tight, I learned very quickly how to keep up my passion-for-fashion and look stylish on a fraction of my previous shopping budget!  Now,we have more options than ever for finding great deals on great clothing, accessories and shoes!  I’m planning on taping more webisodes on how to put together fabulous outfits from places like Nordstrom Rack, Marshall’s, TJ Maxx and H&M.  Those are the first 4 spots I hit!

WATCH WEBISODE:

Outfit under $150:

Slouchy Beanie $5- Forever 21, Long T-shirt $16.99- Target, Leggings $6.99- TJ Maxx, Boots $100- Marshall’s, Socks $5-Marshall’s, Hoop Earrings $10-Nordstrom Rack (jacket was a gift)

PLUS SOME MOTIVATION:

I got several naps over the weekend and woke up on Monday with an extra helping of MOTIVATION!  So, I decided to share some with you.  This topic was actually a post I had made on the SOS facebook page: BE CONSCIOUS OF NEGATIVE SELF-TALK. 

WATCH VIDEO:

 

An effective tool for staying positive- hang affirmations everywhere to remind yourself!  I love these by Louis Hay…

Keep the feedback, comments + questions coming!  I appreciate every single one!

Remember, it’s all about us being fabulous TOGETHER!

xoxo, Tiff