Monday, March 31, 2008

A "Purse"onal Story

The very classy and oh so sassy OHMommy requested that I reveal the contents of my purse.

She is a mommy of three.

She wanted to know what another mommy of three carried in her purse.

A show-and-tell if you will.

I love a challenge.

You can read about it here.

I immediatedly got my purse and began snapping pictures.

I dumped out the contents and made several discoveries.

A) This wasn't really MY purse. I confess. Claire went to the beach with a friend this week. She forgot to take her purse. I stole borrowed her oh so cute Vera Bradley for the week.

B) MY purse is not usually THIS tidy, but because I had just stolen borrowed Claire's , it didn't have time to get too cluttered.


C) MY purse is not this tiny. Oh how I have enjoyed a small bag this week. Cole has not worn diapers since the summer. It has been fabulous to finally (after 12 years 0f toting everything but the kitchen sink) carry a smaller purse.

So here it is....Claire's MY purse:





( now you see why I took it!)



And these are the contents:





A wallet containing $7. 92 (that should get me far), a half charged cell phone ( noticed the chewed upon antenna...thanks kids!), and my shades.


I also found two packs of gum, and some fruit snacks.



Under my wallet I found five pens (more chewing) and a hair "thingy". (sorry for the technical term)







I also discovered several receipts in the bottom of the bag. (I need to remember to record those debit card purchases!)

Finally, I found three lipsticks, a gloss, and a travel mascara.


There you have it.

Claire's purse with my things.

Thanks OHMommy for including me in your purse meme.

Thank you OHMommy for choosing this week for the challenge.

This week I carried a tiny, cute, tidy bag.

Ask me the same thing in a few weeks.

I promise the scene will be much different.

Now I must challenge you my friends, my little internets.

What is found in the purse of young, hip, newly married girls? Ashley and Katie...I want to know.

If I were to look in the purses of those girls expecting babies, Aly, Amy, Courtney and Meredith, what might I find?

What might I discover in the purse of a mommy to one sweet girl ? Please answer Motherhood for Dummies.

Brittany, Rebecca and Kristy what is in the purse of a mommy of two precious children at home?

I want to see what a mommy of three carries in her bag. Do we carry like items? Leah,Cecily, Emily, Stie, and Wendi . I lay awake at night wondering.

I really want to know what is lurking in the purses of mommys with four or more children. Really, how do you carry it all? Show me Carrie, Emy5, Jaz, and Lyla. Impress me!

* The big Ped Egg giveaway will be chosen at random tonight. The winner will be announced tomorrow! Stay tuned!

25 comments:

QueenAnderson said...

Love this post!
I am in the process of posting my contents on my blog of what a mommy of 2 little girls has in her purse... :)

OHmommy said...

I puffy heart Claire's purse. LOL. Very sassy!

I forgot that you used to be a Clinque girl. That explains the collection. :)

Thanks for taking the challenge!

Dancin Queen said...

Ha ha! No way! =) Too embarrassing. You might just have to stay up all night wondering! =)

Motherhood for Dummies said...

oh I feel so special and excited! Yeaa! Will do it this week

Kristen said...

Love your (Claire's) Vera Bradley bag. This is actually the same handbag that I saw in Vegas just a few short weeks ago, and thought "I have to have one like that!"

I am thinking of asking my trusting readers just what pattern they would like to see it in. Because I am pretty sure it needs to come live at my house! I would love your opinion. :-)

Have a wonderful day!

Cecily R said...

I still need to take this challenge...now from both you and OHMommy! My purse is so not as cute as yours...I have a lot more crud in mine. Sometimes I can't find my half charged cell phone at all...

Ashley said...

I have completed the assignment!!!!!!

Wendi said...

Yay... Rebecca and Ashley get the prize for the quickest "Purse"onal post!
Seriously... I cannot believe how fast you girls posted today!

Haderlie Family said...

That is the smallest purse I have ever seen to carry so much stuff. I can't beleive you have all that in there. I am very boring due to my anal personality. I have a Wallet, Cell phone and keys. My hands were getting too full for those things and a baby so I bought a purse. Boring I know!!!

Allison Bernauer said...

Hello. I am a friend of Aly and Leah's and I saw your blog from their pages. I laughed at the thought of looking in my pocketbook. I am a mother of twins that are 4. In my giant bag, not only are there a million receipts, lists and just plain STUFF (camera, lipstick, jewelry, my cell phone that I just realized was dead and some change) I found 2pairs of underpants....Cars and Care Bears. I laughed right out loud! :) Allison

Merde said...

I DID IT!!! FINALLY!!!
I am sure you will love it.

Emy5 said...

I just stopped by to see what the tag was all about. My purse is in no fit state to be blogging about! If I feel brave enough, I might attempt this but no promises, OK.

just jamie said...

So organized you are (well, temporarily at least). I usually have fruit snacks in my purse, too.

~Leave it to Lyla~ said...

It is done Wendi!!! Check it out!!!

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