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Road Trip Must Haves

August 5, 2016

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I’m so excited that my holidays have begun!  Kyle and I are headed on a road trip to the west coast as we speak.  We are starting our vacation in Fernie for my girlfriend’s weddings (stay tuned on Instagram for pictures of our super glam bridesmaid dresses).  Our next stop after that will be Kelowna.  I’m anxious to take Kyle there as he has never been and I spent so much time there growing up at my grandparents house.  It is such a beautiful city filled pretty beaches and a ton of tasty wineries…what more could you ask for?!  Lastly, we will make our way to Vancouver to visit one of my girlfriends on her birthday.  Kyle and I are also running the Seawheeze half marathon (eeeek) while we are there!  I grew up in a household of marathoners so hopefully my family running genes kick in.

But like any vacation, kicking it off would not be complete without a list of essentials.  Besides dressing comfortably, I believe there are essentials one can have in their vehicle with them to make the travel not only more comfortable but also more enjoyable.  These are my top 6 road trip must haves:

  1. Great Company: If you are doing a long drive, being by yourself can be extremely boring and somewhat dangerous if you aren’t stopping to take many breaks.  I think it’s important to have a driving buddy who you can not only have a great conversation but also someone who can switch off with driving when you’ve had enough.
  2. Snacks: A fully stocked cooler of healthy snacks and water is essential.  This way you aren’t filling up on pit stop junk food and it cuts stop times in half. Best of all, your healthy packed cooler will leave you feeling great during the drive!
  3. Pillows and Blankets: When you need a nap or the a/c gets too cool, bundling up is a must.
  4. Road Trip Playlist:  As much as I’d love to say burn a cd packed with tunes for the road, I’m not exactly sure if I’d still be capable of doing that/not sure technology would be either  (did I  just date myself….oops.)  But be sure to make a playlist on your phone which you can flip through throughout the hours of driving.  There’s nothing quite like some great sing along songs to make the hours fly by.
  5. A Large Tote: Just like you would when flying, a large tote you have easy access to during your travels is a must!  Pack it filled with magazines, books, hand sanitizer, a wallet, sunglasses, a backup phone charger, lip chap and so on.  It’s the worst when you are driving and need something from your suitcase which is out of reach.  Having a tote filled with all of the basic necessities will help you avoid that dilemma.

What is on your list of road trip must haves?

xxsare

 

 

 


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Off-The-Shoulder Top With Pom-Pom Detailing

July 29, 2016

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When I spotted this off-the-shoulder top with colourful pom-pom detailing, I was instantly hooked! It goes with nearly everything with it’s neutral base and colourful detailing, not to mention it’s lightweight fabric makes it the perfect piece the summer months.  It’s also a bit longer of a top making it the perfect beach coverup.   Speaking of summer months, I can hardly believe we are already at another long weekend!  I’m happy to be spending the weekend at home relaxing and preparing for the upcoming vacation Kyle and I are going on.  Follow me on snapchat @sarebellamy for details!  What are you up to this long weekend?

xxsare

 

 

 


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Weekend Tee & Denim

July 15, 2016

jadorejadore9jadore11jadore16jadore2jadore5jadore8jadore7jadore4jadore13jadore15jadore12It’s that time of the week again, the weekend.  I love summer weekends as they are always full of spontaneous adventures!  And regardless of what city you are in, there is always so much going on.  Graphic t-shirts and denim are the perfect combo for those weekend adventures.  Whether you are sitting in transit to get to your destination or adventuring through the city, you can feel comfortable and stylish in this combo.  Graphic t-shirts are always a great conversation starter too! Wearing this one I had so many people comment on it. I guess it’s not just me that J’adore Weekends.

Happy Weekend!

xxsare

 

 

 


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