Holiday Countdown Launch + Giveaway

posted by Andrea | 09/15/2010

Christmas is just 100 days away — I can’t wait!

It’s THAT time of year…well sort of. Christmas is officially 100 days away which means the holiday season is right around the corner. Are you excited?

I know some of you are like me; already making plans and finding great deals for the up-coming holiday season. Right?

The rest of you probably think I’m nuts for planning so far ahead!

But I can’t help it; I just love the holiday season! I love decorating my house, baking lots of delicious foods, and shopping for great gifts.

So, for the next 100 days, I’ll be hosting a clutter-free holiday countdown. I’ll be dishing out my best clutter-free, time-saving, penny-pinching, simple living tips for the holiday. You can click here to read all about it.

Since today is the first day of my clutter-free holiday countdown, I figured I’d start it off with a GIVEAWAY — and not just ANY giveaway — a clutter-free giveaway!

Want to with this gorgeous, aqua-blue, Brighton purse organizer?

It’s a croco-embossed leather wallet with key ring, handbag hook, ID window, 4 credit card slots with snap tab protector, leather pull with heart ornament and Swarovski crystal accents.

I love the key ring and large clip — great if you regularly lock your keys in the car!

The back has 4 credit card slots and the front has a place for photo ID or Drivers License.

The inside is large enough to hold your cash, coupons, and lip gloss or even a phone or camera.

So pretty!

Now, wouldn’t this make the cutest clutter-free gift — maybe with a couple of gift cards or cash inside?

How to Win:

I want to make this SIMPLE — ALL you have to do is leave a comment listing the items in your wallet, purse, or bag — this will be fun for everyone else to read too! {You can get an extra vote for sharing this post via twitter or facebook.}

This giveaway is open until Tuesday, Sep. 21 at 11:59pm. One winner will be chosen at random and announced on Wednesday, Sep. 22. See my full disclosure policy for additional details.


Filed under: Organizing


  1. Crystal


    Wallet, keys, phone, tissues, lipstick, chapstick, tampons, coupons, receipts, pens, highlighters, pencils, gum, ipod, headband, snacks and toys for son, medicine, school id….I could go on and on and on…my purse is a mess!

  2. Dani


    So glad I saw your post!

    1. A spare pair of silver earrings.

    2. Black Amethyst Nail Polish

    3. 10 packs of Splenda

    4. Every receipt I’ll never need and not a one that I may actually need.

    5. My all time favorite lipstick – Revlon’s Iced Mocha

    6. 7 Gift cards I haven’t used yet!

    7. Three pens that don’t work and none that do.

    8. Hotel lotion

    9. 5 diaper coupons, three of which expired on Sat.

    10. 14 Store coupon cards (why can’t I ever find the one I need?)

    Yeah. I seriously need your help!

  3. Christie


    My wallet, lots of coupons, CVS ECB, a tampon, 2 chapsticks, 1 lipstick, a pack of tissues, 2 Groupons, a pack of fruit snacks, 3 pens, 1 sharpie, change, my cell phone, iPod Touch, keys, gift cards, store loyalty cards, pack of gum, extra car key, work ID, headphones, bandaids, claritin, my migraine medicine, some candy wrappers, receipts…

  4. Amie


    So anyone remember that game show from the 70’s “Lets Make a Deal”? The one where you have to pull random things out if the host asks for it. Lets just say my purse makes me have that game IN THE BAG.

    The true question should be what DON”T I have in my purse. Here is a list of the first 10 things I randomly pulled out
    1. Extra iphone case
    2. Baggie of crushed Captain Crunch. Based on the color I think it was the Berry kind
    3. Doc Hudson from Cars.
    4. My Easy Grader
    5. Tampon Wrapper
    6. The price tag from the purse (70% off!!!)
    7. Pencil Bag
    8. Make up bag
    9. Random Change
    10. Flash Drive (THATS WHERE IT WENT!!)
    7. Ipod armband
    8. A groupon I planned to use last week

  5. Susan Wells


    Whew! Here goes: wallet; lipstick; face powder; lip gloss; fingernail clippers; hairbrush; hand lotion; small notebook + pen; photo album of newborn(!) grandson; Weight Watchers booklet; coupons in an envelope; small bottle of Aleve; address book; cel phone; band-aids; cough drops; note from 19yo DD to call her (written when she was 6yo!); pocket calendar; lint; coins; pens that don’t write (2); pens that do write (3); pencil stub; dog collar (dog is at vet’s); bill that needs to be addressed with vendor — that’s it!

  6. Amber Friedli


    File folders….keys, cellphone, magazines, lip gloss, a fork, a stethoscope, highliters, pens, markers, a diaper, wipes, hard candy and a bottle of water. Not to mention my checkbook

  7. Mary


    I have my wallet, keys, a little flashlight, a camera, cellphone and lots of odds and ends like hair ties and receipts.

  8. Kayla B.


    I think the question is more like whats not in my purse… lol. makeup, tissues, keys, more makeup, wallet, lotion, gum…

  9. Kayla B.


    Following on Twitter @kaylacountryfan

  10. Maggie Green


    Items in my purse:
    Flip video camera
    eyeglass case minus eyeglasses (I took them off and set them next to the purse)
    zippered pouch containing money and credit cards
    clear zippered pouch containing contact lenses, eye drops, hand cream, breath freshener, hair ties and bobby pins, glue-on nails
    zippered mesh pouch containing Crystal Light, True Lemon, Equal
    Dental floss
    Hand Sanitizer
    Lip Gloss and Lip Pencil
    Pen and Notebook, extra pen
    nail glue
    Brush Picks
    covered drinking straw
    various receipts
    old grocery list
    small first aid kit
    Okay, you got me to clean out my purse–a lot of those things could go in the pouches and some in the garbage!

  11. Vicki C


    wallet, cell phone, tape measure, band-aids, keys, keys and keys, 2 dog leashes, perfume, altoids, ibuprofen, nail file, coupon file, loose change, multi tool, glasses, sunglasses, several pens

  12. Karen


    Before I begin — please note I have a 2 year old. Ha! I pulled out my hand cream today and realized it had melted Junior Mints all over it (had a box at the movies and didn’t finish them – didn’t realized some had fallen out of the box.). Cell phone, ear piece, Ipod in case, measuring tape, granny readers, comb, napkins, femine pads,baby wipes, germ wipes, 2 bottles of hand sanitizer, receipts, coupons, makeup bag, Splenda, Truvia, nail file, Hello Kitty notepad (baby girl’s) grocery store gift card (forgot about that….), new pair of earrings still on holder, kleenex, pen, keys, ring with store reward cards on it, and of course an overstuffed wallet. Thanks for the giveaway!

  13. Angie


    My purse contains my wallet, lotion, compact, tissues, meds, mints, a pen, cell phone, and Splenda!

  14. Betsy (Eco-novice)


    Wallet with cash, credit cards, gift cards, a few business cards, insurance cards, license, bandaids.

    Tissue pack, Cleanwell wipes pack, cell phone

    a few coupons, pen, leftover shopping list

    My purse is kind of boring. I don’t keep that much in there, but it is a super cute black leather over the shoulder with a traditional Colombian hand-sewn fabric on one side. Hard to describe. . . but one-of-a-kind and very cute.

    I hate big purses. My sister really needs that organizer.