What’s in my bag? Summer Edition.

Summer is here! Well, for a month now, but it has been beautiful and sunny here in Chicago. Been spending a ton of time outside, exploring my new city, Chicago, and enjoying the sunshine. Everyday feels like an adventure – whether I’m touring around Chicago, going on long walks in a new neighborhood or venturing out to a new spot to park myself in a coffee shop to work – I’m on the go! On the days I don’t sit and work at home (less in the summer), I pack up my backpack (v into this trend) daily and go about my day! Today I’m going to share what’s been in my bag lately – things I don’t leave the house without aka things I love right now!  

AirPods – best investment of the past year hands down. Seriously, I don’t know how I used to live my life with chords hanging around. From phone calls on the go, to walking around listening to music/ podcasts, my air pods keep me in the zone! I absolutely do not leave my house without them! 

Soma Water 25 oz Bottle – this is a given for me these days! When the heat goes up (especially this week) I take extra care to stay HYDRATED. It is literally one of the most important things we can do for our health. And for that I carry around a water bottle. Always. The *NEW* Soma Bottle is 25 oz (so much more water) and has a grip handle so you can easily carry it around. I am obsessed!! It’s durable and easy to clean because it is glass. Bonus – it’s super pretty so it feels like an accessory. I legit carry it around like a purse.  I have the larger bottle in mint blue and pink and love them both.  

Sunglasses – I am a sunglass girl through and through. My eyes are SO sensitive because of my contacts and I have to wear sunglasses even on cloudy days! They are permanently on my head or tucked into the neck of my shirt like a necklace. I sometimes even have a second pair in my bag in case I lose them ☺️ I am really into the round wire sunglass trend – so much more comfortable in the summer than plastic. My fave brand is Rayban, and these are the ones I am loving right now!

Mini Sunscreen – Since I’ve been exploring a bunch and walking A LOT, I have needed to stay SPF safe all day long. I care a lot about protecting my body from the sun, even though I love being out it in so much. I make sure to stay covered with sunscreen and have a mini bottle with me too in case! I love Supergoop mineral sunscreen and the Whole Foods 365 brand. 

Planner – I am a visual person and a huge planner. I like to write things down, see them and cross things off my list. I keep my daily to do list in my planner as well as important reminders and schedule tasks / calls/ meetings throughout the day. It keeps me on track! I also keep my google cal very up to date too. I like them both. I keep my planner with me because as things change and I’m working on the go, I like to feel organized! My planner is from Amazon and it is inexpensive and awesome!

Portable Charger – this is my holy grail! Actually my phone dies by like 2pm everyday because I’m on it so much for work. I essentially run my business from it, so that’s that. I always have a charger and a portable charger with me to juice up in case I’m caught with 3% and a phone call coming up. You just never know!

Snacks – I am that girl who always has to have snacks on her! I like to have healthy options so I can save money and be prepared. Sometimes I have a meeting right after a workout or I get caught up to close to lunch. Having snacks with me helps me keep my blood sugar at bay and empowers me to make good decisions. I love peanut butter to go packs (Wild Friends or RxBar), mixed nuts/trail mix (Made in Nature, Inspired Organics, Setton Farms) and a clean snack bar option (Health Warrior Bars, Go Macro Bars). They take up minimal space in my backpack and  I am always happy I have them. 

Hope you enjoyed this season’s edition of “What’s in my Bag”. That’s it for now! Check in with you guys soon! 

Xo,

Sari

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Thank you to Soma Water for sponsoring this post. I love working with Soma and have been doing so for months. They help me stay fashionably hydrated and I am proud to share content about this company.

One thought on “What’s in my bag? Summer Edition.

  1. Loved this Sar. Lots of great tips. I am so tempted to buy a pair of pods. Maybe anniversary present from myself!!

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