As you can probably guess from the fact that I have a
fashion blog, I really like to get all dressed up and fancy, more often than
not. But what you probably don’t know about me is that as much as
I love to put on make up and have my hair done, I equally enjoy getting down
and dirty with messy hair and no make up for days in the middle of the
weekend away at Big Bend National Park. We’ll be hiking the Chisos Mountains,
canoeing the Rio Grande and sleeping under the stars. And I simply cannot wait!
feel like a seasoned pro when it comes to camping. My only wish is that I could go more
often! As Patrick and I have been making
our pile in our guest room with all of our favorite camping gear, I felt
inspired to do a camping gear round up for you guys. With a fashionable take on it of course. 😉
your tent with you, a basic four-person tent like this one from Target is all
you need. This one is a steal for less than $40. Very easy to set up too!
: I’ve got to have my coffee. Even in the middle of
the wilderness. This percolator sits over a stovetop or nestled in hot coals
and brews your Joe just as nice as your electronic pot at home.
of Chacos. Here in Texas, not so much. But these practical water-friendly shoes
are comfortable and easy to slip on and off. Perfect for canoeing the Rio
can’t be comfortable! I love Eagle Nest Outfitters’ two-person hammock, or as
they call it the “double nest.” The straps can hook around just about anything
with ease and in minutes you have yourself a cozy hammock in the middle of the
wilderness. Now to find the perfect book for some sweet hammock action, and I’ll
of years ago and I invested in quite a few pieces of outdoor apparel. One of my
favorite things I purchased were these lightweight shorts from Patagonia. They’re extremely comfortable and dry
super quickly too.
deck of cards and a radio for a bit of old school entertainment.
very bright, even for
the small price tag.
ya’ll, this tote is “totes-amazing.” Aside from the fabulous Celine look-alike
print on the front, this sturdy bag has a huge pocket inside and a strap for
securing your keys, which is extremely helpful if you’re anything like me!
Hope this guide was somewhat helpful to the inner outdoorswoman in ya!
I’m looking forward to sharing all sorts of photos from our adventure in West Texas soon. Hope you are all having a good weekend! And as always, thanks for stopping by the blog!