Llama skulls and the big photo shoots in the near future

Day one of her new (after)life.

  Things have been moving forward around here!  First, a dear friend and guest in our house of three wonderful months has packed up and gone back home.  It has been a pleasure to have her here, and we were very sad to see her go.  Hopefully she will be back to visit us again soon, but until then, the guest room is… well?  I’d like to say that it’s available for rent, but this is the height of the {Read More}

Leader of the Pack, choosing the right suitcase

Leader of the Pack, finding the right suitcase for the job.

There are so many different suitcases and bags on the market that choosing the right suitcase for the job can be a bit daunting.  You can, with the tips provided in this series, learn to make whatever bags you have on hand work for you, but knowing what bags are best suited for what types of items is a decided leg up.  We’ve broken down some of the most common suitcase styles for you, with notes on what will and {Read More}

Leader of the Pack, The Tetris Equivalent

Original image sourced from Retrovideogamer.co.uk

Today’s Leader of the Pack post is about what I like to call The Tetris Equivalent.  The key to getting everything you need to fit into the right suitcase or bag is hinged upon your ability to work the three-dimensional space available to you to your best advantage.  (We’ll be covering how to pick the right bag for the job in our next post!)  Let’s get learning!   For those just joining us, I recommend that you check out the {Read More}

Leader of the Pack, packing tips for vacations

Leader of the Pack

Leader of the Pack, our newest series of blog posts, is designed to teach people how to properly pack for any trip.  I’ve read countless articles and blog posts about how to fit everything you need into one suitcase, and I’m always left disappointed.  More often than not, these people are admitting to having to do laundry while on vacation (Boo!) or are misleading the whole idea of “one suitcase” when they put all toiletries into another carry bag.   {Read More}

A new skirt, a long week and a hopeful smile.

Marvin could care less about the boats.  He's more interested in the shiny dragonfly print on my shirt.

Holy hell, it’s been a madhouse around here!  let’s kick it off at the top, shall we?  We had guests stay with us for about a week and a half.  They went back up north on Friday night, and we miss them terribly!  I don’t get to see my loved ones very often, being so far south here in Florida, but when I get a chance to spend time with the people I love most, I’m not very interested in {Read More}

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