What’s in My Purse?

What’s in my purse?

The most random things. I didn’t think you guys would believe me if I just listed some of the crap I found while going through my purse, so I decided to take my new lens out for a test drive and bring you some proof in photos.

None of these things were planted — they are just SOME of the items that I pulled out.

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My favorite? The THREE Menchie’s spoons and two long spoons (for getting the last bits out of oats in a jar, of course).

Quick — what’s the weirdest thing inside your purse or bag right now?


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    Hahaha I love it! Especially the little spoons that look like baby spoons and The board that says NAKED! My purse usually has a crochet or knitting project. I love big purses :)

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    Before lunch I had a whole bottle of Gluten Free soy sauce in my purse. (Gift for a friend, we were going out to sushi.)

    I’ve been known to carry around dirty tupperware containers for days.

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    Haha! I love all the spoons and three bottles of nail polish. I guess you never know! ;)
    The weirdest things in my purse are a sample pack of BioFreeze and measuring tape.

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    I’ve been carrying around a pair of size 3T/4T Toy Story underpants for a few weeks now. No clue how they got in there but I can only assume my son put them there “just in case.”

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      This post actually came from a conversation I had with a co-worker. I was looking for my keys and kept pulling stuff out.

      She told me that she’s pretty sure if she dipped into her bag she’d find a pair of Dora underpants. :) I don’t have kids, but I guess I’ll be replacing the makeup and Emergen-C with underwear when it’s my time.

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    Not sure if it’s weird, but I always have Crystal Light packets in case I go out drinking. Wow. That sounded terrible. But I usually put a little Crystal light in my vodka/sodas. At least I’m always prepared to be drunk. So, there’s that.

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    Saw you started putting your name on all your photos. Is there a quick way to do it or do you do it to each photo? And do you think people are going to take them? Just wondered why you started.

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    Nah, I’m not worried about people stealing. If they really want my pictures of nail polish and puppies, they can have them. :)

    It’s more a function of me experimenting with the Batch Editing tool on my Photoshop Elements. Because I’m shooting on a DSLR, the pictures are huge — I want to keep the originals for printing, but I resize 10-15 pictures at a time using PE. It also has a watermark function that runs with the resize, so I’ve been playing with that.

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    Wonderful photos! I like the tip about the watermark. Oh to have my camera again (it’s in storage).

    I have a bin liner (trash bag) in my purse now. I took an extra at the swim I did Sunday for my wetsuit (to pack it up in my suitcase) but the suit dried out in time. I kept the bag. Now I plan to use it on the plane as I need to ice my ankle.

    I love the stories our stuff tells!

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    How ’bout 11 lip glosses in a ziploc bag!? I flew south for Memorial Day and instead of weeding out some of the gloss, I just threw them all in my baggie. You never know when you’re gonna need a little shine ;-)

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    You never know when you’re going to need a spoon! I dont think I could top you in your weird purse belongings. I have a facemask though incase I need to do CPR for someone. which I hope I never have to do!

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    love this.. have to say i think it’s hilarious the amount of spoons you have in your bag.. i have so much crap in my bag.. let’s see right now i have a deodorant, perfume, ziploc bag with makeup, shoes (i always have an extra pair of shoes), planner, biz cards, ipod, cough drops and so much more.. it’s insane.. once in awhile i sometimes have an extra bra

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    Everyone teases me because I keep deodorant in my purse (and in my car, bathroom, etc)…I just don’t want to be that sweaty stinky girl!!

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    I love the 3 bottles of nail polish! A girl can never be too prepared, right? :) As for my purse, I am replacing some carpet in my house, so I’ve been carrying around a sample piece of carpet for the last couple of weeks! My sister peered in my bag and said, “uh, why do you have a rug in your purse?” LOL

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    My first thought was totally, OMG you’ve got the Naked palette! I’ve been trying to get hold of that one since it was launched in Europe a few months ago and no luck. They disappear like water in the desert!

    Weirdest thing at in my bag a the moment, hmm not sure, I have all my workout clothes there though so I had to have a good clean out. Mind I think I still have the instructions for a SIM card that I have lost a long time ago…

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    Nothing unusual in my purse right now since I’m traveling n using my smaller purse. Although it’s got 2 pairs of headphones and my 2 free Starbucks drink postcards…just in case.

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