What’s in my bag? Yes, I was surprised too

I’m known for being honest, for baring all and being open. I’ve shown you my make-up free face, my untidy car, vignettes of a far from picture-perfect life.

Today, thanks to a linky I’m going to share the contents of my handbag. (Don’t worry, I won’t make you touch them.)

I’ve two handbags on the go usually, but inevitably they get mixed. I try to keep a “work bag” with my work things and a weekend bag with the stuff I might need for the kids, but you’ll see that there’s quite a crossover.

My “work bag” is an Oasis bag with a bag inside it that most people probably keep all their junk in, but where’s the fun in that? It’s a great size and I love the look of it too.

Work Bag. So far, so normal.

For the purposes of the linky I made this list of what was in it. Many of these were binned once photographed, (like the fork and the used wipe).

What’s in my bag?

  • My phone
  • My work ID (not photographed)
  • My wallet
  • My “work wallet” that has a few euro in it, in case my other wallet fails to make it into the right bag
  • A scrunched up, dried baby wipe with makeup on it. I must have used this to clean my hands when I did my makeup in the car this morning
  • 2 used contact lens holders (why didn’t I bin these?)
  • 4 pens, 3 black one blue, 3 with lids
  • 1 pen lid that does’t match any of the pens
  • 1 plastic fork
  • 3 disposable contact lenses, 2 right eye, 1 left eye
  • 1 flier for a 5K run nthat happened last week
  • 3 lip glosses
  • 1 pack of throat lozenge
  • €3.20 in change loose in the bottom of the bag 
  • 1 pink child’s hair slide
  • 1 adult gold coloured hair grip
  • 1 broken blue crayon
  • 1 Next discount voucher
  • Car keys
  • 1 pack of tissues
  • Neutrogena hand cream
  • One sticker from a new hoodie for one of the kids (removed in the car as he was wearing it)
  • Plasters
  • Earphones
  • Phone charger cable
  • Loyalty card from our barber
  • Voucher for Glenisk yogurt
  • 9 paracetamol tablets (on 2 cards)
  • 4 antihistamine tablets
  • 1 receipt
  • 1 hair bobble
  • 1 umbrella cover (no umbrella)
  • 1 post it note with a reminder which file to save things into at work which should live on my PC screen but I hotdesk
  • 1 broken pen (Marks and Spencer brand)
  • 1 big blue notebook from work
  • Another pack of tissues
  • Two sets of postit notes, one large yellow, one page marker orange

I think I might win the prize for the most contents? 

I’m shocked that there’s no food there, and I wonder where my sunglasses are.

What’s in your bag?

Imagine, all this junk fits in one bag

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One photo wasn’t enough to contain all my junk

This blogpost is part of a linky by Sara of Where is my mind gone? Check out the link to her blog for more entries, most of which are more organised than mine.

 

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10 thoughts on “What’s in my bag? Yes, I was surprised too

  1. The random pain medication and contact lenses. Your bag and my bag are cousins. Found a squished up lemsip in my bag there at the weekend. Decided to leave it in there for a random lemsip emergency. Maybe it’s a mammy thing 🙂

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