When is the last time you did a full inventory of the clothing you have? Many of us struggle with choosing what to wear on a daily basis. Do you typically wear the same outfits on a regular basis even though you have dozens of neglected pieces of clothing in your closet? It’s the timeless.. read more →

28 Sep 2017
September 28, 2017

Ironing Versus Steaming

From TheLaundress.com STEAMING Steaming provides the safest and gentlest finish for laundry items, releasing wrinkles for a natural finish. Not only does steaming avoid any risks posed from ironing (such as burning and unintended creasing), but the steam kills most germs and bacteria, which helps eliminate odors. REASONS TO STEAM Steaming is wonderful for the.. read more →

How many of you can relate to this cartoon? Practically everyone of you I bet. I’ve heard you tell me so, plus I do it all the time. As itchy as those labels are, and as much as we want to cut them out (and have done it), they do provide us with important care.. read more →

Compliments of The Laundress  Yes…I think you’re safe to go ahead and store your fall/winter clothes now. For Pete’s sake, it is Easter! Here are some tips and tricks for how and where to store your off-season “threads.” I retrieved these helpful tips from The Laundress website, a website I use quite often for laundering.. read more →

Summer is here and traveling is on everyone’s schedule. Here are 20 tips and tricks you may or may not know to help you get those “must haves” in as little space as possible along with a couple of safety tips to “ward off evil spirits.” You know the old saying, “if you have it, you.. read more →

by Perrie Samotin Shared by Melrose Risher March 8, 2016 When it comes to fashion tips, it sometimes seems that everyone and their mother (literally!) has tried-and-true style advice they swear by. Some are useful, while others are well, not so much. With that in mind, we’ve culled 101 style tips from the best: designers, lifestyle.. read more →

Yes, winter is here and we’re now wearing our fabulous knits. But when you went to put it on for the first time this season, all you saw were those frightful fuzz balls or pills. For some of us we can handle some pilling, but for others those pills send us into a monumental meltdown… read more →

18 Jun 2014
June 18, 2014

Raise Your Arms without Fear this Summer

Summer will arrive this weekend and the weather is already preparing us. After the longer than normal winter we had here in North Carolina, most of us have been eager for this season of summer to arrive.  So bring on the season of sunshine, longer days, sound of the surf, and that awful humidity. Yes,.. read more →