Apr 27, 2011

{whats in my purse. really.}

i cleaned out my purse yesterday.
& did a wallet switch up & things.
it took over half an hour to clean it all out.
& i started thinking…
have you all seen all of the features on blogs with the whole 'whats in my bag' thing?

i have decided...
i don't think they could possibly be real.
or else i am just a slob.
but i dont keep pretty nail polishes in my purse {im way too afraid they'll break}
or cute plastic cameras {same story}
or little polaroids.
or beautiful old books.
i'm more of the 1 1/2 pairs of earrings, bobby pins, granola bar & receipts kind of girl.
so after a nice cleaning.
my purse is looking a little better. for the next week or two.
& minus the nail polish & things.

but definitely good enough for me.

does anyone else's purse end up looking like mine? or what do you do to keep it organised?

18 comments:

  1. Mine looks like yours, but my diaper bag is looking pretty organized ha. Of course when Asher comes that might change ;)

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  2. Yep. This pretty much looks like mine too! I'm glad other people have "real" stuff in their bags. Mine is just so big that I never have to clean it out to fit more! haha.

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  3. i usually have about 3 packs worth of gum wrappers in the bottom of my purse every time i clean it out. i gauge when i need to clean it by how long it takes to find my chapstick. if it takes more than 2 minutes it means my purse is seriously messy. lol.

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  4. this post cracks me up...100% agree

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  5. I am so glad someone has finally done a realistic 'what's in my bag' post! I used to get so discouraged when people would reveal stylish perfection inside their purses, while mine was not so lovely. Thanks! :)

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  6. Haha! This is too funny! I agree, this is pretty much my purse, a bunch of little bags, my keys, phone, and numerous papers, receipts and trash. Though I think every couple of weekends it gets a clean out just to keep things sane.

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  7. ladies…you have no idea how much better this makes me feel. hahaha.

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  8. I hear ya, sista! I am constantly trying to keep my purse clean. Recently I got a wallet that can double as a clutch purse when I don't want to lug around my big purse so that has actually helped. :D

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  9. thanks for being honest. I felt the same way! jaja. Mine is just as crazy messy. I'm a teacher too, so at any given time I'll have expo markers, post its, stickers, erasers, and a billion pens in there.

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  10. Mine is like yours! Add in some gum wrappers and empty gum packs though. :X

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  11. My bag also contains a pile of receipts like yours. :) And lots of gum wrappers. I cleaned mine out a few days ago when I switched bags.

    ~Kristin

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  12. I don't really have a purse right now: I keep credit/debit/insurance cards and driver's license in my cell phone holster thing. :)p Sometimes I clip that to my camera bag (which right now is a nice small backpack), but it's still not really a purse. :)p Makes it easy and fast to switch bags/travel light when need be. :)

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  13. My purse is always a mess. I have receipts galore just like this. I'm sorry, how do they keep it organized? I do have a bottle of nail polish in mine, but I bought it on my break to paint my nails at work one night when I was bored. Zipped in the pocket are bolts to a crib Why? I bought it off Craigslist in February for my baby on the way and just never found another place for them. I'm a purse slob. I feel better now.

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  14. Mine isn't terribly messy, but my purse doesn't have too many compartments. I always have to rummage around for a bit to find anything. I feel like Mary Poppins!

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  15. best 'what's in my bag' EVER.

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  17. Ha, you really don't want to see what's in my bag. But I'll say there are at least 4 goldfish crackers, diaper rash cream, and eyedrops that don't belong to me. But important things like keys? I would be dreaming if they were actually IN my purse.

    P.S. I think your briefs wallet is the most hilarious and adorable bag ever!

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