What’s in your purse series week fifty

This week’s What’s in Your Purse Series purse is from my friend Michelle of Startup Princess.  Thanks!

–If you want to submit your purse to the series take two photos of your purse {nice, clean non-blurry ones} one of the outside, one of the inside, along with a listing of the contents to allisonATpetitelefantDOTcom

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Instead of working last Friday morning I took everything out of my purse.  I should have taken a picture of the view inside before I took all this business out, but what’s done is done (though of course, it’s already back to looking like a trash bag…)  What I really want in my life is a Mary Poppins bag or a One Fine Day bag, where I can have much more in it than it looks.  As it is, my bags are compartmentalize.  I take my purse on everything personal, doctors appointments, girls nights, dates, etc.  I have a business bag with catalogs, notebooks and businessy stuff that goes to networking events and client meetings and I have a diaper bag that pretty much lives in the car.  I wish I could somehow make it all one, but then it would weigh 30 pounds and I’d break my bag.

Whats REALLY in my purse.

  • The Success Principles, by Jack Canfield – I always keep a book in my bag for waiting rooms at the salon, Doctors, etc.
  • My planner – I’m trying a new one, wish me luck!
  • Tanning Lotion
  • Scotch Tape – Left over from delivering flyers for the ward talent show.
  • Spray Hand Sanitizer from Remi-D – I LOVE it.
  • 3 napkins left over from some random trip to Cafe Rio
  • My Freedom Run Medal – Yes, from 9 months ago!
  • Business cards from Startup Princess and Doodads
  • 2 Gift Certificates for The Cocoa Bean my favorite cupcake place – too bad I’m on a diet right now!
  • My bulging Fossil wallet
  • 2 Referral Slips from my BNI meeting
  • My receipt from a Demarle Party
  • My nametag from a Demarle Party
  • A little red bowl – My “prize” from a Demarle Party
  • A tab left over from my business card box
  • Random Doodads Promotional Products Pens
  • My Keys
  • Burts Bees Lip Balm – I LOVE this stuff and get it once a year in my stocking.
  • 2 checkbooks – yup, both from the same account
  • My Victoria’s Secret Bra fitting card – won’t tell you my size, but its the smallest I’ve been in 10 years.  Yay!
  • An elastic hairband.
  • A flyer for Cafe Rio catering
  • 13 Receipts – One dating back to 2008
  • A discount card from Vista Print
  • A free massage card from Remedez – Why haven’t I used that yet?
  • A dollar bill
  • 76 cents
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Allison

Hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. I do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, home remodel projects, and cool DIY crafts you totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

1 Comment

  1. Cassie :

    LOVE One Fine Day! Keep saying I’m going to buy it. Loved her dinosaur shirt!