We have been on the hunt for a school bag that is cartoon character free, easy to use and looks sharp. Mission accomplished after a successful shopping trip to MEC. MEC stands for Mountain Equipment Co-Op for all you non Canadians out there. It’s our go to place for all things outdoorsy and adventure related. With our oldest starting school this year we needed to find a day pack that was functional and sturdy, yet appealing to a very particular 5 year old. The Teeny Geenie Daypack is all that and more with it’s breathable back panel, comfy shoulder straps, reflective flecks and bungee carrier on the front for jackets and wet swimwear. What more could we need? Maybe some room for a box of Kleenex, cause there are going to be some tears when she packs it up for the first day of school.