|Haul Couture “Hedges” Cargo Bag|
Well I am excited to be headed to my next adventure. This involves a trip to Atlanta to the Design Blog Conference. Sometimes I get a little overwhelmed with these things before I even get to them. I am so excited about all the things I hope to learn, the people I will meet, the exceptional presenters(Oh my gosh, I love Candice Olson and EVERYTHING she does, can’t wait, what if I met her, oh my), the sponsors, and blogging about it all. Then my less confident side stresses me out. Like questioning whether me and my tiny little blog should be making a presence there, deciding what I should take with me(cameras yes, laptop..not sure), what should I wear(I am an over packer), driving in Atlanta, check in isn’t until 3:00 and activities start at 12:00. I guess you get the picture of the emotional highs and lows.
My favorite travel companion and biggest supporter can’t make it with me this trip. He will be greatly missed. In his absence my new Haul Couture cargo bag will be my companion along for the ride. I might even sit it in the passenger seat and talk to it and let it sing along with me to the radio to pass the time.
|Haul Couture Cargo Bag Folded Triangle Shape|
I found out about these amazing bags from my big sister Rebecca, can’t wait to see which one she got, and a great shop in town Picket Fence. Now that I have bought one and have done a little research on the company I realize that many of you may already know about these because they were included in Oprah’s March 2013 O list. I was drawn to this particular bag because of it’s bold greek key pattern in bright red which is stylishly offset with black trim. The real beauty of this product is the exceptional fabrics they are made of. Offerings include a wide variety of styles.
|Haul Couture Cargo Bag Square Fold|
Versatility is a key element of the cargo bag. It will fold flat for storage. You can fold it in a triangle shape to make it smaller if you will not be filling it up. With maximum capacity the shape is square and the top folds flat. The bag is fully insulated which is how it got it’s start as a food transportation bag. As interest in the bag grew consumers like me have bought them for travel and other things. Actually I did not even realize that it was insulated when I bought it so I’m excited to have lots of uses for it.
|Cargo Bag and Stacker boards|
It comes with two stacker boards that I will use to separate shoes, bathroom products, and clothes but could be used to separate drinks from snacks and paper goods. The Spring 2014 collection includes the “Le Jardin” collection with beautiful fabrics inspired by some of the world’s most famous gardens.
|Red Greek Key Haul Couture Cargo Bag|
So here sits my travel companion. Ready to be filled and join me on this trip to meet the “big dogs” in Atlanta. Wish us well. Don’t worry. All my feelings of being overwhelmed will be gone in the morning when the car is packed, the cd player is full of good tunes, and my loved one gives me a kiss to send me on my way. Those feelings will all be replaced with excitement about where the road leads. – Marianne
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