Typically when I pack for vacation, I tend to over pack. I decided this time around that I would be very deliberated in what I packed so as not to over pack, and I made notes along the way to share with you. Plus, I’m 35 this year, so that left me in a sort of conundrum of what to wear at the beach to be cute, cool, and comfy, but also age-appropriate. Here’s a look at what I came up with and some tips for packing light for that week at the beach.
1) Lay it all out, try it on, and match it up to
avoid over packing
hair products. I love the size of these lunch boxes, and they are easy to wipe out! (If I were going to carry this bag on, I would just put my liquids in a plastic bag inside of this.)
5) My Vera Bradley purse doubles a tote for wallet, phones,
tablets, snacks, books, camera, etc.
Everything I took fits into a carry-on size luggage bag plus one personal item! I used a medium-sized Vera Bradley tote, but you could easily upgrade to one of the VB large totes for more room and carry that on as well! Here’s how it all adds up: