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Getaway Often

October 20, 2020

During these unusual times, camping is the safest, social distanting vacation. My go-to glamping outpost is Getaway House DC in Shenandoah, VA. I camped here a few times last year, but had to stop traveling due to 2020 restrictions (and paranoia). A few months ago, I decided to get out of the city and go back to getaway-glamping. I'm obsessed all over again!

The camping outpost in Shenandoah is a 20 acre plot of land with small cabins scattered about. The cabin (Getaway House) is a thoughtfully designed, cozy space, with all the essentials for a relaxing weekend in the woods. 

The small area surrounding the cabin is perfect. There's a picnic table, Muskoka chairs and a firepit with a grill grate. There's a container containing wood and a few startup logs located by the firepit and basic provisions inside the cabin for purchase. 

I've camped at Getaway House in Shenandoah seven times and have stayed in cabins located all over the map. I've stayed in Philip, Hank, Juanita, Carroll, Thelma and Lionel. The Thelma is my absolute favorite. This is the first time I've stayed in this style of cabin and although we only require one bed, now I prefer the double bed cabin. 

It feels like this cabin is larger than the one bed style and it's nice to have a space to keep your belongings out of the way - We put our stuff on the top bunk. If you've stayed at a Getaway House, you know space is limited and these tiny cabins can get crowded.

When you book your cabin (one or two beds), you can request a cabin style or a specific cabin. Although Getaway House doesn't promise you'll get a particular cabin, they will make a note in your booking and do their best to accommodate you.

The location of the Thelma cabin is perfect. It's on the outer edge of the outpost and has a larger area around the cabin. I highly recommend you take a look at the Getaway House map and try to snag a cabin in this area of the outpost.

While you should put your phone, tablet and computer away, I can't help myself. Here I am trying desperately to get service. The reception isn't great, so it does kinda force you to enjoy camping sans electronics. 

I highly recommend packing board games. My favorites are Bears vs Babies, Exploding Kittens, Throw Throw Burrito and Oh Fruck! 

Every camping trip is a little different. Sometimes we explore the outpost, other times we play games all day and I always change up the food and beverage menu. This trip was focused on relaxing, sitting by the fire and taking naps. 

Of course, I had to snap a few camping inspired pics of the cabin, Teddy and I before messing it up. Here I'm wearing a Moschino Couture! Care Label-Print t-shirt and Pook socks. Pook is one of my favorite brands to shop camping-inspired clothing and accessories. My tote is the Gucci Florentia Lorto Di Giove tote. 

My husband, Teddy and I camp at Getaway House at least once a month. It's good to get a change of scenery once and a while, do something different, put down your electronics (discipline required) and simply getaway from everyday life. 

For more info on Getaway House DC, please see my previous posts in the Lifestyle section of b.a.gorgie.com.

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Getaway Often

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During these unusual times, camping is the safest, social distanting vacation. My go-to glamping outpost is Getaway House DC in Shenandoah, VA. I camped here a few times last year, but had to...

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Green on Greene Street

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Fall Flannel

November 18, 2019

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My Must-Haves

October 30, 2019

I consider myself a trendy person, but when the "dad sneaker" hit the runways, I had no intention of jumping on that bandwagon. OK, it's been a while and the oversized, sporty sneaker is still going strong. The sneaker trend has been modified and the color schemes have gone wild, but the chunky sneaker is here to stay (at least for another season).

I did it! I purchased myself a pair of dad sneakers AND I love them. I went with the beloved Balenciaga Triple S Sneakers (available at mytheresa.com) in white. The name refers to the three soles supporting the body and giving it a chunky look. This is why they're HEAVY! If you're tryna loose weight or tone your body, wear a dad sneaker.

I love the look of these sneakers - they're comfortable and the neutral color scheme goes with everything. Triple S sneakers run large, so I recommend sizing down. I'm usually a size 5.5 or 6 sneaker and I purchased these in size 5. I'm obsessed with my Balenciaga sneakers.

I HAVE TO HAVE this Burberry London Football Scarf (available at Farfetch). The super-cropped sweater is the perfect layer. You can don this football scarf over a t-shirt, button down or sweater. The stripes will elongate and flatter your figure and the colors are neutral and perfect for Fall/Winter.

I love Karl Ikonik t-shirts. They're excellent quality and fit perfectly. I've gone through a few Ikonik styles (I keep shrinking them by accident) and love the Karl Ikonik Rhinestone T-shirt. You can pair this t-shirt with joggers or wear a fitted size with a skirt and heels for a night out. 

Be careful washing this t-shirt, cause the rhinestones fall off easily. I'd recommend a gentle hand wash and lay flat to dry. I'm already on my second rhinestone t-shirt.

I'm a huge Chloé fan - it is my most anticipated fashion show each season. I usually blow the fashion budget on Chloé AND these modern rubber boots are a must have. The Chloé PVC Betty Rain Boot in santal green was made for me. The khaki Wellington boot has an oversized eggplant heel - it's the perfect color combination. These are going on my Christmas wish list.

One of my latest brand obsessions is Spell & The Gypsy Collective. The hippie-like brand is inspired by vintage treasures and I LOVE IT! Spell & The Gypsy apparel and accessories are suitable for Spring/Summer, but there were a few pieces that are perfect for my Fall line-up. 

The Eagleback Matinee Jacket (not pictured here) is one of my favorites. I also had to have the Spell & The Gypsy Collective Gypsy Traveller Tote Bag. This sturdy tote dons the brand name and an eagle in flight print. It also has a detachable scarf. This tote could use a base for structure (I like structured bags), but I love it anyway. 

The Axel Tweed Bucket Hat by Maison Michel is the perfect accessory to brighten up a Fall wardrobe. The gold embellishment goes nicely with the Fall jewel-tone trend. AND the bucket silhouette looks cute on everyone.

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My Must-Haves

October 30, 2019
I consider myself a trendy person, but when the "dad sneaker" hit the runways, I had no intention of jumping on that bandwagon. OK, it's been a while and the oversized, sporty sneaker is still going...
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