What’s In My Purse

posted by Andrea | 09/20/2010

1. Wallet: I love all the different compartments for money, checks, cards, ID, change, ect. etc.

2. Planner: I couldn’t live without this —  yes, I know I’m old fashion, but I just LOVE crossing my list off!

3. Gift Cards: We always have a good assortment of gift cards  — one the benefits of marrying a teacher! I keep them organized in a small plastic photo album and secure it with a rubber band.

4. Phone.

5. Toiletries: I keep them in a small zippered bag so they don’t fall all over my purse.

6. Paper and Pens: Just in case I get a bright idea or need to remember something.

7. Tape Measure: These actually come in handy — a lot {however, I don’t think I need two!}

8. Receipts: I keep my receipts in this cute folder in case I need to return something.

9. Gum and Mints.

10. Business Cards.

So that’s it…everything in my purse today!

What’s in yours?



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  1. L.L.


    How do u get so many gift cards? Is there a trick to getting them? Would love to get some!


  2. Kim Murphy


    I used outlook at work, and a wall calendar at home. My outlooks works fine, for work funtions.


  3. Cindy Lenger


    Hi Andrea,
    Love you website! The only thing you’re missing in your purse is lipstick! I can’t live without it. I can’t even concentrate if I’m not wearing it! Do you think I have a disorder?


    brieanna sincleair Reply:

    no cindy. i don’t think you have a disorder. have you talked to your doctor about it?


  4. Dani


    That’s so funny! I did the same post and then hopped over and saw your’s on the list. Although, your’s is the nice, neat organized version I wish I were!


  5. Ashley


    I have much of the same stuff..although I always carry a book in my purse too.


  6. Mary @ Giving Up on Perfect


    I keep my toiletries in a small zippered bag, too. Probably the strangest thing in my purse right now is a ticket stub from the Iowa State Fair. I just know I’m going to want to put it in my scrapbook…if I ever get my pictures developed… 😉


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  8. Kristia@FamilyBalanceSheet


    I have to ask, where did you get that green bag? I love it!

    The contents of my bag aren’t too different from yours.


  9. mandi@itscome2this


    Ahhh!! Even your purse is super organized and you cute! Your toiletries bag puts me to shame – I’ve got two kids & still haven’t put bandaids in my purse yet;(


  10. Betsy (Eco-novice)


    I like the receipt holder. I just put mine in my wallet, and it does get a bit crowded. I’m going to head on over to the giveaway to list my contents.


  11. Andrea


    My bag is from Talbots…last year. I love it too!