Greetings Loved Ones [let’s take a journey…*sorrynotsorry],
As the end of the year approaches, I thought I would do a quick “What’s in my Bag?” post to showcase my favorite products. Honestly cannot believe it is December going on January. This year was a blast, and I can’t wait to see what the new year brings!
Keep Your Stuff Together
I have been sporting around the Céline Nano Tote this year, and to say I have been obsessed with it would be an understatement. The size is beyond perfect, and it also limits me from carrying too much, which is a massive problem for me [new year’s resolution anyone?]–I am the person who will pack a 50 lb bag for a 2-day vacation because I cannot narrow down my choices so I just bring everything. Literally everything. Yes, that is me. #noshame
Ohkayyyyy, this planner has kept me organized alllll year around. It is essential to my day-to-day life. I admit, I will forget to use it for two weeks straight sometimes, and then I go ham and organize like crazy for 5 days and then the cycle starts again—-BUTTTT…..when I do remember to use it and really utilize all the features it offers, I am like an insane person who has every hour planned from waking up at 9:00 AM to writing a blog post at 6:15 PM. You must must must cop one of these Life Planners from Erin Condren… like click on this link right now (you’ll receive $10 off your order!) and order one. You did it? Fantastic. One of the best parts about this planner is that you can have your name on the cover but REPLACE the cover as many times as you’d like (if you saw the variety of cover options they had, you’d understand) . Now, I could literally ramble on about these insanely useful planners from Erin Condren, however, this post would take you around 4-5 hrs to read and I would’ve felt like I’ve sucked away most of your day, so on we go. One last thing!! Those pens on top of the planner are from Muji, and the tips are so fine. You will want to handwrite a book, they’re that fun to write with.
Don’t Kill Someone with Your Breath
You like eating salads with a ton of onions? Korean BBQ bathed in garlic? Well, then you know what I am talking about when I say that wherever you go afterwards, people absolutely do not want to talk to you when you smell like that. My current favorite lifesavers: ANYTHING, and I mean anything, from Sugarfina, and Sour Patch Kids REDBERRY gum (runs out of flavor fast, but smells divine).
Bat Your Eyelashes and Kiss Your Loved Ones
Make sure you are all dolled up, especially after your session of huffing and puffing at the gym. I know you too well, don’t I? This Givenchy mascara is lengthening and voluminous. Don’t be afraid to notice the packaging either! During the winter, my lips are the most chapped little things in the world. I’ve honestly never seen anything like it before. Luckily, I have my two sidekicks. 1. Glossier coconut balm dotcom (what a clev name) to make my lips moisturized, hydrated, and plumped and 2. Fresh’s Sugar Tinted Lip Balm for color and shine. The Glossier balm is currently out of stock, however, I do believe they have the same one but without the coconut extracts. Not as luxurious and refreshing, but still a worthy alternative no less. It is the best lip balm I have ever come across. Absolutely in love with it.
Promise Me to Look Your Best
A pair of shades, an intense and revitalizing fragrance, and a thorough hairbrush is all you need to look put together on the outside. One of my favorite perfumes to date is Diptyque’s Do Son. It smells divine, with notes of tuberose, orange leaves, pink peppercorn, and musk.
Don’t Resort to Picking Your Nose
I know, I know, we all get bored out of our minds at times. Read a book, listen to music, or post a photo to the gram. Or go shopping. These headphones by Beats have been one of my all-time favorite purchases as I jam out to music all the time and really do love the design and modernity of the product. These Solo1 headphones are also the most basic ones, and I’m assuming they got kicked off of the Beats’s website. You can snag them here on Amazon, but I doubt you will anyways since the new versions are 112x cooler.
No Excuses to Not Text Your Mother Back
Saving the best for last, as always. This portable phone charger that is almost as big as my phone (I have the 6S+ now) and probably around 2.5x heavier is far by the most useful product that has been laid in my hands. First of all, I can easily get 10-12 charges on my iPhone from this bad boy, which on its own is already psycho, and second of all, it is only $29! I know other portable phone chargers that are ~$50 and charge your phone 1.5x. I don’t mind the weight at all, and I think I have gotten used to it by now.. The external battery itself does take a while to charge, but if you do it overnight, it will be full and ready to go by the morning. PS I am actually charging my phone right now with it because the outlet is just too far away…;) Buy yours here from Aukey.
I hope this post gave you new ideas on what to put in your bag next! ‘Till next time,