Tuesday, July 22, 2008

new book + tranquil packing tips

so, the word on the street is out that my agent has received an offer on my second book! final deets to come but it is a momentous day as i ponder how i will fit the writing into an already over-booked schedule. after tweaking the proposal over the past year, the prospect of actually getting it all onto paper sounds exciting!

gotta go get packed but i wanted to share my packing plans in case it helps anyone else find some tranquility during traveling:

noir leggings
noir cardi-shawl
noir skirt dress
4 noir camis
noir perfect pant
noir grecian dress
noir bra
noir jumpsuit
noir all-in-one
noir savasana throw for chilly planes and hotel rooms
long strand of faux pearls
comfy boy shorts
pearl earring studs
long black beads
various funky earrings
yoga mat
iPod
iPod player for hotel room
incense
soy candle in tin
eyepillow
earplugs
toiletries
journal
2 books to read: total leadership and fashion designers survival guide
oodles of magazines to go through on the plane
silver flip flops
noir ballet flats
noir patent wedges
gifts for a few friends that i get to see
notecards to write thank yous on the fly
materials for teaching on sunday
business cards
homework for 2-day leadership workshop
green tea and emergenC packets
lavender aromatherapy spray
macbook air
cell phone
chargers

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8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks so much for the packing tips!
Have a great time on your trip!

Naturally Jules said...

So great to hear about your book! Congratulations!

Wish I could join you in SF this weekend - would be great fun!

Lisa B said...

Congrats on the new book. Very exciting news - not just for you, but for we who get to read it one day too!

Carolyn said...

CONGRATS!!! omg i can't wait till i can buy it and have you sign it twice ;-)

"noir"... you LOVE noir!

Ma Soeur is SUPER excited to meet you in SF this weekend. Wish i could be there!

e. said...

that list was really helpful, i wish i had read it before i packed this morning. whomp whomp.

congrats on the second book.

Karina said...

Congrats on your new book offer! And thanks for posting the packing tips - I love them and they will be very helpful when I'm packing for my vacation in August.

Alison said...

Fantastic news on the book. Huge congratulations!

msdeem9 said...

I went to Switzerland last May and had an amazing trip in part becuz I had read Kim's packing list on her site--sooo healpful! Anyone know where she gets the candles?