One of my favourite kind of posts to read is when people share what's in their bag. Maybe that makes me a bit nosy but I'd prefer to think of myself as curious. What people keep in their bags can give you an idea of who people are and what they like so it's really just a fun way to get to know people better. And who doesn't want to know more about the people they like?!
So here's a little look into my bag...
Bag - Such a luxury. I love everything about this bag - the way it flops without falling over when you put it down, the huge inside (reaching around in there makes me feel like Hermione reaching around in her "bloody beaded bag" with the undetectable extension charm on it - nerd alert), the pocket that makes grabbing your phone or wallet super easy, and the way it's going to age the more I use it.
Calendar - this has been my favourite calendar since I started college five years ago. Although, saying that, I think I use it more now than I did when I was actually in school...
Journal - I keep my journal in my bag pretty much at all times. I love being able to jot down thoughts as I have them throughout the day but I also like that it gives me something to do when I'm sitting in a coffee shop other than scroll through my phone.
Headphones - (newer version of the ones I have, here) I've had these headphones for years and I still love 'em. They come with a bunch of different rubber things so you're guaranteed to find a good fit and for inexpensive-ish headphones I'd say they work pretty well!
Hand cream - My mom gave me this little Charity Pot from Lush at around Christmas time. It smells incredible and leaves my hands super soft. Plus I feel good using it knowing that it's pretty much all natural and 100% of the price got donated to one of a few grassroots organizations doing work in a number of important areas.
Wallet - I scored this little gem at the Victoria Vintage Fair a few years back and I've used it pretty much ever since. It perfectly fits my essential cards and can hold a couple of bills whenever I happen to have them.
Perfume - A little spritz here, a little spritz there and I'm good to go.
Lip Balm - Best. Lip balm. Ever. I discovered it in the UK and thought it was just a UK thing. But when I found out you can buy it pretty much anywhere I was stoked.
Glasses - In the summer I found out I needed glasses for close up things like working on the computer and reading. Knowing that frames can be ridiculously priced I started the hunt for a cheaper pair that would still do the job. Guys. If you wear glasses go to Eye Buy Direct. These frames were 16 dollars. Even with the special lenses designed for computer screens the grand total - including shipping - was $65. SIXTY FIVE DOLLARS!!!
Sunglasses - I love these. They fit my face, they help me see when it's sunny, and help me feel like a modern day hippie *throws up a peace sign*
Gum - I drink the coffee therefore I chew the gum. I try to keep my gum chewing to a minimum because the aspartame messes with my digestive system and makes me feel all yucky. But after a mid-day Americano pick me up, minty breath is appreciated by all.
Water Bottle - I didn't even know I wanted one of these water bottles until I got one for Christmas. These bottles are seriously amazing. They keep my water cold all day long and make it easy for me to stay hydrated. Gotta drink that water peeps!
Reusable Tote - I try to keep this in my bag at all times so that when I'm out and about I can skip the plastic or paper and just toss things here.
First Aid Kit - I stuffed a muslin bag full of tylenol, allergy meds, and lady products so that all those things are with me whenever I need them but aren't floating around at the bottom of my bag.
iPhone - what would I do without it?