• Holiday Accommodations

    Style monitor: spring city-break packing tips

    With the long-weekend season nearly upon us, and by way of acknowledging the fashion grand tour that is the ’shows’ this month, we bring you spring’s hottest weekend-wardrobe essentials, whether you’re frolicking in Florence, pirouetting in Paris or nipping off to New York. These packing suggestions should ensure there’s a little less to worry about; after all, your weekends away are meant to be 100% wooing, 0% wardrobe crisis. ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– MRS SMITH’S STYLISH CITY-BREAK PACKING LIST THE SEPARATES To boldly go… Weekend wardobes that work involve as little packing as possible, and this cute little combo ticks off more trends than should be allowed in one outfit: colour blocking and…

  • Holiday Tips

    Spring Break: Have you made plans?

    My kids’ spring break is just around the corner. We’re planning a road trip through Florida, starting in Miami and tracing the Gulf Coast to Fort Walton. We hope to get in lots of beach time and see a manatee in the wild. If you’re still looking for something to do, USA Today put together a roundup of 10 places, from Paradise Island in the Bahamas to Arizona’s Grand Canyon. My favorite pick in their list was San Ignacio, Belize where you can go horseback riding among Mayan ruins. Where are you going for spring break?