Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Just throw it in the bag.

Jessica over at Lovely Undergrad did a lovely post the other day on what's in her purse, and I thought that would be a fun and quick post to share with y'all. In fact, this is the picture I took the other day when I couldn't find my camera cord and so posted about my new image policy instead. This is what I took out of my purse after a regular weekday at the office:

Book of the moment: The Catcher in the Rye. I usually have two books in my purse just in case, but I had finished We Need to Talk About Kevin that day at lunch and already returned it to the library.

Bike commute essentials: Gloves for windy days (my hands sometimes get chilly in the morning) and sunglasses to protect my eyes from pesky bugs.

The necessities: My wallet, which my sister got me a few years ago for Christmas and I absolutely adore. In addition to the cute colors, it says "I love you" in several different languages. My keys and garage-door opener to get in and out of my apartment, a pack of gum and, of course, the ubiquitous chapstick.

My planner, Moleskin notebook and a nice pen.

For emergencies: Two Band-Aids in case I get blisters and a hair elastic for days I think I can wear my hair down and then realize: Who am I kidding? I hate having hair in my face.

And finally, I still have some Rwandan francs that I took out of my wallet but haven't exchanged yet. The bills are just hanging out in my purse's inside pocket.

What's in your bag? If you've ever done a post like this (or plan to do one), please leave your link in the comments so I can check it out!

Edited to add: I found a "what's in your bag" link-up on May 25 and decided to join in on the fun. Check out Glitter and Gloss to see the other entries!


Sophie @ threetimesf said...

I am definitely going to do one of these posts soon - so fun! I am so nosy, these things fascinate me! Someone told me once that you could tell a lot about a person from what was in their wallet too!

jes @ twosmuppies said...

we did a link up like this over on my blog a couple months ago! it was hilarious to see what was in everyone's bags. we actually just did refrigerators a couple days ago. now THAT was interesting to see!
x jes

Jessica Bucher said...

Oh my gosh I'm afraid to show off what's in my purse. it's like target receipts, a diaper (clean one) some chapstick and probably a toy dinosaur or two. And a LOT of crumbs. lol That wallet is adorable, btw.

Heather @ Glitter and Gloss said...

Fun things!! Love what's in your bag - thanks for linking up!

Heather @ Glitter and Gloss

Brittany T. said...

omg i just linked up yesterday for the first time at glitter and gloss, purse post! I have the SAME lipbalm and yeh, i cant stand hair in my face either! lol i just got a new moleskin type notebook for my purse today too!