What’s in Your Bag?

Before I begin, I really don’t think this post has to be gender-specific, which is why I called this “What’s in Your Bag” and not “What’s in Your Purse” or “What’s in Your Murse.”

I have puh-lenty of male friends who carry messenger bags, laptop bags, recyclable grocery bags, and bags shaped like puppies.

Ok. I’m lying about the last one. But how badly does your inner 8-year-old want one?

I’m not even sure this is limited to bags. I think what I’m about to discuss has pertained to my desk drawers at work and certainly to That One Junk Drawer I know we all have, so don’t pretend your home doesn’t have one. Sometimes, you just have to toss a bobby pin in the Junk Drawer in case a situation arises and you need it in that room.

But today, we are gathered here to talk about what the dickens ends up in my purse and why. Continue reading “What’s in Your Bag?”


Jumping on the 90s Nostalgia Wagon

For some reason, the 90s have been on people’s minds the last few years. First, I noticed websites like Buzzfeed were making lots of 90s-related posts. Then fashion trends that I wish would have stayed in the 90s started to make a comeback.

If I may make a PSA, I’d like to warn that the Mom Jean trend can only lead to fashions like this:

I’m certain pleats are next and it won’t be pretty. You heard it here first.

I will admit that I’m excited about some 90s-inspired fashions that are weaseling their way back (I’m looking at you, Keds shoes!). Anyway, the last hint that the 90s party is here to stay was when old shows created unexpected but welcome sequels like Girl Meets World and Fuller House.

I don’t know where this nostalgia has come from, but I’m on board. I’ve noticed some things that always go unnoticed in the, “Reasons why the 90s were SO great” lists that we really need to address. I could actually go on for days, so I’ve created five categories for now. Continue reading “Jumping on the 90s Nostalgia Wagon”