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Packing for a Week-Long Business Trip

I am being sent off for a week-long business trip to Nashville this Sunday. Our company is hosting a conference and I am going to be assisting with training and participating in classes to work with customers to make our product better.

In order to save a bit of money, I’ve decided to pack only a carry-on suitcase. For clothing, I’m packing:

  • 1 Nice Dress
  • 2 Skirts
  • 4 Blouses
  • 1 Blazer
  • 1 Pair of Pants
  • 1 Pair of Flats
  • 1 Pair of Heels

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Why I Went Back to the Old-fashioned Way of Organizing DVDs

As an avid reader of various organization blogs, I was inspired to change the way I displayed and organized my DVDs. The recommendation by most bloggers is to remove the discs from all the boxes, insert them into thin sleeves, and place them in a box or bin with homemade dividers. You can check out a few posts here and here. At the time, I thought it was a nice way to unify my DVD collection and save space.

After I spent the time doing this, I realized that there was one major issue to this method – it’s a lot more difficult for friends to see what movies you have and then choose what to watch. I also found that even though I created alphabetical dividers and organized the DVDs by name, it can sometimes be difficult to tell what movie it is at a glance (I’m looking at you, Napoleon Dynamite).

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