Packing Lists

Packing for the Beach When You Don’t Wear Shorts

Y'all know getting ready for a beach vacay in the middle of winter is...daunting. White legs, holiday/winter tummy in full effect (I've been baking...

Reader Question: Seattle Travel Packing List

image source Reader Ashton from Florida asked for help with what to pack for vacation to Seattle in November. Well, this resident Northwesterner just happens...

Kids’ Capsule Wardrobes For Spring Break

We just got back from an amazing trip to Cuba.  More (so much more) on that topic later.  For now, I wanted to share...

Packing For Cuba: What We Wore

If you follow me on IG (@shanachristine), you know that we recently returned from an amazing trip to Cuba.  I have so much more...

A Long Weekend At The Beach (Avalon, NJ)

My mom was visiting Philly over Memorial Day Weekend, so we ended up taking her to the shore for a few nights. Since we...

This Is The Best Dress For Travel (Promise)

Remember this dress, you guys?  The one that we deemed the "perfect dress for traveling" because it could be worn as a shirt and then...

Reader Question: What To Pack For A Trip To Ireland In...

Ah, a family visit to Ireland in the Spring, what could possibly be better! But — What To Pack?? A reader came to us...

Reader Style: Amelia’s Perfect Airplane-With-Kids Outfit

It's reader style time! We were thrilled to get the following note from Amelia: I'm an Australian mum who has very recently moved with my...

Reader Question – How to Add Flare to Basics and Still...

October in Italy, like anywhere in the northern hemisphere, can be tricky. One may start the month in shorts and end it in a turtleneck, depending on your luck and where in Italy you're going. . . but the key to dressing in tricky weather is layering pieces with sophisticated flare over basics.

What To Wear In NYC (Or Any Major City) Right Now

One question we seem to get over and over is this:  What should one wear while visiting NYC?  Or....Paris or San Francisco or London...