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In honor of my trip to the Poconos this weekend with CA, and a few of our crazy friends I’m sharing what my weekend getaway essentials are. CA and I do a few getaway weekends a year, whether it’s to Six Flags (since we’re season pass holders), visiting friends, or doing weekend trips. So I’ve tried my best to “master” the art of packing as “lightly” as possible, but let’s face it I’m a girl, I always over pack. Especially in the winter, spring, fall, summer, because ya know I like my options. I have my go to bag, Vera Bradley Grand Traveler Travel Bag, it’s perfectly, huge, spacious. It’s got 2 short handles, as well as one LONG handle to make it a crossbody so it’s perfect. On the inside it has- two slip pockets in back and a large pocket underneath the front magnetic flap and four large slip pockets inside.
So now that you know all about my bag, what do I always pack?! Well since I’ve been on a kick to lose weight I’ve always brought my workout clothes, as well as much needed necessities that always need to be packed. I like working out at least one of the days we are away, it makes me feel less “guilty” about any indulgences we have. Plus it’s like hey I burned calories, plus usually we are walking miles, or jumping up and down so it’s all worth it.
Capris, Tank, Sports Bra, Sneakers, Fitbit Blaze, headphones and sneakers (usually I wear them).
Clothes/Layers- winter time
Leggings (I LIVE in these), flannel shirts, tanks, under garments, socks, “fancy” shirt for dinner out, 1 pair of jeans.
Contact lens case, glasses, hair ties, and anything else that is person specific.
SweetSpot Face wipes & body wash- I love the smell of great body wash that doesn’t dry out your skin and is pH balanced for your sensitive area. SweetSpot Vanilla Blossom Gentle Wash smells delicious, and is a perfect body wash to grab and have in my getaway bag. It’s a great match with the SweetSpot Grapefruit Verbena On-The-Go wipes, which are great for refreshing after a workout, girls night out, date night and when that time of the month strikes, it does it all!
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U by Kotex– Aunt Flo can be a mean and cruel coming at the WORST times, when you aren’t HOME, where you have the essentials. So just incase I get an unexpected visitor while away I carry some U by Kotex Click Tampons. They’re small, discreet and fit perfectly in my little pouch that I carry all essentials in.
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