The Age of Bags: Why my Kavu Mini is a back and life saver!

We are in the age of bags. I have a bag in my coat closet that’s full of other bags. It’s a thing that happens to women when they become mothers because you’re suddenly incapable of schlepping around everybody’s stuff in your purse. At first you start using your baby bag to carry everything for your kids and yourself, and you hit a stage where you need to start organizing things by event or even weather type. Now you have two baby bags (one for daycare, one for home use), a purse, a laptop bag, possibly a gym bag, and the variety of random reusable grocery bags that you never remember to carry into the grocery store – not that you had a free hand anyway.

If you’re like me, you know countless adorable women who are forever sharing with you the irresistibly trendy seasonal bags you simply cannot turn down, and don’t get me started on all the gear associated with organized sports. When you sign your child up for Scouting, guess what? Now you’re buying camouflage bags for their uniforming and handbooks, hiking packs, backpacks, and more.

MOM! Your back hurts, right? You need to sprout a few spare arms, make several trips, and let’s face it, the fancy purse has seen better days. You need something rugged that holds all of your stuff, looks great, can be thrown in the washing machine, and is easy on your back! Have you seen Kavu Mini Rope Bag Crossbody backpacks?

I purchased my Kavu bag nearly a year ago in a pattern called “Base Camp” because it’s blue and covered in things like knots, tents, and camp fires. It really was that simple. The Mini is designed with two vertical zipped compartments and is the perfect size for my long wallet, phone, keys, purse Chap Sticks, pens, tissue packs, phone charger, note pad, and snacks without being bulky or heavy. The straps are made of polyester paracord, making them strong but light. The tear drop design fits your back and keeps the bag out of your way when you don’t need it, and easily accessible when you do. The fabric is soft and padded, and when it’s been your trusty sidekick at the grocery store, your den meetings, and has seen a few camping trips, you can simply throw it in the washing machine and dryer. It maintains its shape and looks good as new!

When you are considering the gear you’ll need this Year in Scouting, I suggest adding Kavu Mini Rope Bag Crossbody backpacks to your list.


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Rebekah is the mother of two wonderful sons, Michael and Nate. She and her husband, Mike, married in 2002 and have built their family on a foundation of adventure. Between geocaching, camping, hiking, cooking, fishing, crafting, reading, and snuggling their Irish Terrier, Bentley, they enjoy a long and happy career in Scouting. The boys come from a long line of Scouters, including Eagles on all sides. Mike has served as assistant den leader, treasurer, and Pack Committee member, and Rebekah has served as den leader and Cubmaster for Pack 521 out of Mechanicsville, Virginia.

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