1. A moleskine journal, Nexus 7, cell phone, charger, cord, keys, pen, keys, kleenex, gum, punch card for Pastoral cheese shop, sunglasses in a case, Tocca hand lotion, cloth shopping bag, bandaids, tampon, Aleve, a check for 600 Euros (I live in Chicago) and a business card case with cards

  2. Well…

    * Kleenex – only two tissues
    * Vaseline Lip Chap – the Mini bottle
    * A blessed medallion that my mother asked me to carry around b/c it’s supposed to “protect me” – haha
    * wallet
    * iPhone
    * Business Cards (looking for work)
    * Keys with an Italian pepper key chain
    * Breathe mints – the Green flavoured kind ;)

  3. Panera bread receipt
    dirty kleenexes
    Aveeno sample that I got from the makeup girl at Target
    Cetaphil wipe sample from Target
    old shopping lists
    Anthropologie bday coupon that expires today that I won’t actually use
    coupons
    wallet calendar
    makeup bag
    sunglasses

  4. Love “What’s really in your bag?”
    Is this available as a printed card or poster?

  5. I’m always getting teased about my huge “bottomless” bag, and this exact topic came up with friends recently. At the time, I dumped my bag, and we went through it all. I took that opportunity to trim it down a bit, so the list is about half as big as it was two weeks ago.

    – My wallet, includes checkbook, pen, DL, student Express Card, SS card, ATM card (1), Credit card (1), library cards (2), $12.87, Car Inusurance card, HS student ID (expired)
    – My key chain, includes my car key, my car door opener, house key, key to my Uncle’s house, key to Mom’s car, door opener for Mom’s car
    – My smart phone (ZTE)
    – My old flip phone (Motorola)
    – Kindel that only reads books, in zipper case.
    – Garage Door Opener
    – HP35S scientific calculator, in slip-case
    – Sony MP3 player with rubber sleeve and head-phones (wrapped around it)
    – Thick spiral notebook
    – Print-out of my class schedule
    – Paper Mate pencil with big eraser
    – partial pad of pink post-its (brokein into 2 smaller pads)
    – Zip-lock bag containing: chapstick, Nyx Mega Shine Lip Gloss – Clear, Nyx Mega Shine Lip Gloss – Pink Frost, Chanel No 5 Eau de Toilette
    – Tube of Kiss-My-Face moisturizer/sunscreen
    – Secret Fresh-Effects solid deodorant.
    – Compact – Milani Face Powder – Golden, with powder puff
    – Sunglasses in hard case
    – Thumb drive
    – My Diva Cup
    – back-up OB tampon in zip-lock bag
    – Lint brush
    – zip-lock bag with 3 Clean and Clear Oil Cleaning pads (blue), 7 bobby pins, and Sally Hanson No More Mistakes Touch-up pen
    – Pink Bow soft elastic hair scrunchie
    – Black plain soft elatic hair scrunchie
    – Travel sewing kit, includes 18 threads, scissors, threading tool, thimble, 3 safety pins, 3 needles 5 buttons.
    – Hair brush (Wigo boars hair)
    – pink tangle teezer detangling brush
    – Barrel Hair claw
    – Intelligent Nutrients travel size Detangler spray
    – Blackish Keranique Anti-breakage Detangling Comb
    – Travel kleenex box, about half full
    – 3 zip-lock bags for stuff like used kleenexes when i can’t find a trash can.
    – Sharpie brand magic marker
    – manicure kit, includes tweezers, scissors, nail clipper, file, and a cuticle tool
    – plastic kiddie scissors
    3 paper clips
    – folding kife, red with plus sign on it, with knife, scissors and file
    – bic cigarette lighter, I don’t smoke but you never know when you need fire
    – 1/2 roll of wint-o-green lifesavers
    – zip-lock bag with mini-tootpaste and pink and blue kid’s shamu tooth brush, 5 q-tips, 3 flossers, 1 emory board
    – Shoo-Fly Hornet and Wasp Killer Spray can
    – Lysol “To Go” travel size disinfectant spray
    – A pair of simple 3-band short wedge walking shoes (often swapped with my heels)
    – 2 cloth hankerchiefs
    – Target receipt
    – Ulta receipt
    – Taco Bell receipt
    – Mega Millions Ticket (I didn’t win.)

    I know with my smart-phone I could dump the mp3 player, kindle, and my old phone. But, the battery drains quicker when you use it for all that stuff, plus the screen saver drives me nuts when reading. I still have money on the old phone, so I keep it for emergencies.

    I got rid of the make-up I hardly ever touch, a lot of old reciepts, two movie ticket stubs, the March 2014 Glamour magazine, god only knows how many pens, some notes from last semester, crumbs, two dead bugs, and some business cards. (I have all those numbers in my phone now.)

  6. Oh my god… the situation is awful.
    1 lipstick
    1 bepantol (I use it with lipstick)
    cellphone
    wallet
    discount ticket from outback steakhouse
    my glasses’s box
    empty contraceptive pack (actually there’s one capsule in it – which scares me)
    a hair clip (with hair)
    eye drops
    receipts

  7. hairbrush
    makeup bag (5 eyeliners, blush, 2 mascaras, lipstick, powder)
    ginger & peppermint pills
    epipen
    2 diff chapsticks
    the naked bee orange blossom hand lotion
    a packet of biofreeze
    wallet
    note from my dad for a tree nursery

  8. This is my “work bag” so if it seems ridiculously over packed that is because it is
    A wallet
    IPhone with ear buds
    L’Occitane hand cream
    1 small makeup bag with a lip gloss that gets “messy” so needs its own space
    1 medium makeup bag with daily essentials
    1 large makeup bag that holds the other two plus band aides, a bottle of perfume, and thumb drives
    2 agendas (one home one work)
    8 pens
    Office Keys
    Home Keys
    An umbrella
    A case for my glasses
    At least 5 different types of “feminine products”
    Random post it notes
    Greek yogurt
    Sliced almonds in a sandwich bag
    Strawberries in a sandwich bag
    A metal spoon
    2 bottles of water
    Oh and loose change and crumbs for sure

  9. I don’t know why this is so fun.

    Mini pepper spray (I live in South Africa)
    Burts Bees chap stick and hand salve
    Random, mini lotion I took from a hotel I stayed in
    My planner
    My blog-ideas journal
    Wallet
    Grocery list
    Passport (randomly – I don’t normally carry this around)
    Small umbrella
    My bible
    A mint from a restaurant
    Sunglasses and case
    Lint roller
    Make up bag
    (yeah, I have a big purse…)

  10. This is fun (: Love it!

    – wallet
    – a light read
    – cellphone
    – a lipstick
    – metro card
    – a pen
    – keys
    – lip balm
    – Finally, and always, a small package of candy

  11. haha funny:)

    2 cellphones-work & personal
    notebook & a pen
    powerbank
    cables for my phones
    phone charger
    ipod
    2 earphones
    a tin of loccitane shea butter
    a tube of loccitane hand cream
    handsanitizer
    tissue packs
    wet tissues
    empty mason jar(i brought greek yogurt to work)
    empty on the go cereal box
    metal spoon
    ice breakers
    kitkatbars
    flat lindt choco bear
    mints
    umbrella
    wallet
    car & house keys
    office keys
    pack of cream crackers
    surgical masks(hazy weather)
    water bottle
    glasses
    eyedrop
    contact lens case
    nail cliper
    pad

    seriously….

  12. I love the illustration because I ACTUALLY have had like a single ear plug in there, and I hate those US magazine “what’s in your bag” stories because they’re bags are always so put together and I remember that mine is full of receipts and nickels ;)

  13. Also had a real metal fork.

  14. Wallet
    Dr. Pepper Chapstick
    Keys
    Ear Buds
    Phone
    USB to iphone5 cable
    A pair of ouchie earrings
    Some old Select Service Bus Receipts
    *I have a pretty small purse!

  15. LOVED this graphic and died laughing!
    Tissues
    1 lipbalm
    3 lipsticks
    two pens
    loose receipts
    7 hair bands
    mini altoids
    hand sanitizer
    1 pantyliner
    empty pack of gum

  16. Aside from all the receipts, crumbs, and hair bands, the strangest thing I have is a wooden egg shaker and a kazoo. Because really, you never know when you may need such things!

  17. red wallet
    blue checkbook
    letter from Jenny Craig
    Kleenex tissue package (I just threw away the used one)
    lipstick case with 3 lipsticks, 1 lip balm, fingernail clippers, breath strips, cuticle oil
    mary kay hand lotion
    bottle of pain reliever
    sunglasses
    electronic fob for my car
    keys
    roll of nickels (I was going to exchange it for bills at work yesterday)
    3 pens
    emery board
    fingernail file
    a bunch of business cards
    and last but not least, Stimudents

  18. Oh god I’m literally scared to inventory, so that means I probably should:
    Work ID tag
    7 loose Ricola lozenges
    Wallet
    Keys
    Sunglasses in case
    Travel coffee mug
    Wool beanie
    Trusty Mason-Pearson hairbrush
    Bumble and bumble dry shampoo
    Black reusable shopping bag
    Plastic bag with (non)Latex gloves (it’s an RN thing)
    Container of Tums leftover from pregnancy
    2 tubes of aquaphor
    L’Occitane hand cream
    3 panty liners
    1 glasses cleaner wipey thing
    1 nail file
    1 bottle of Prevacid
    1 bottle of hand sanitizer
    1 bottle of tylenol
    1 Benadryl
    5 Sudafed
    3 band-aids (unused)
    Feb 22 edition of The Economist
    Notebook w/ to-do lists
    Other (cuter) notebook with nothing in it so far
    Earbuds
    Checkbook
    1 Luna bar
    1 extremely large rubber band
    (This is getting embarrassing…)
    Earrings I just bought on Friday and forgot about
    Trident gum
    2 nursing pads in their little wrappers
    1 pen
    1 Fresh sugar lip gloss
    And another nail file.
    I’m a total hermit crab. And it’s a very big purse.

  19. Ipsy Bag that came in the mail today
    Check in an envelope
    Tube of Neutorgena Hand Cream
    Package of Sniff tissues
    Pair of gear earrings
    Small popcketknife
    Large wallet/checkbook cover
    Bag with: perfume sample, 11 safety pins, 3tubes of lip balm, advil, mints, Germ-X wipes, tiny Glide anti-chafe & a tin of Rosebud lip balm.

  20. an assortment of pens, pencils, and sharpies
    wallet
    lip balm
    tissues
    tampons
    fuel receipt from kroger
    where’d you go, bernadette?

  21. Tissues (clean & used…), a lip balm, a lipstick, hand cream, my daily planner, a pen, a bottle of water, metro card, toiletry bag (tampons, sanitary napkins, mirror, mini tooth brush & paste, painkillers, antihistamines, band aids and wet wipes), sunnies, eyeglasses, an umbrella, loose money, hair tie, chewing gum, bills, a sugar packet, earbuds, iPhone, keys and (in theory) my wallet.

  22. In my purse, which weighs a ton…

    -20oz bottle of seltzer water
    -wallet
    -small notebook
    -iphone
    -2 sets of headphones
    -4 pens
    -keys
    -hand cream
    -gloves
    -old tissues
    -makeup bag with 2 chapstick, tampon, mascara, travel perfume
    -SmarTrip (for Metro)
    -key ring with all key tags on it (cvs, gym, grocery store, dry cleaner, library card, etc.)

    It’s time for some spring cleaning :)

  23. wallet, phone, keys, sunglasses
    4 unidentified pills
    2 used tissues
    nasal spray
    2 chapstick
    earbuds
    metal spoon (obviously from work because it doesnt match my one at home)
    1 leaky pen

  24. Pistol
    Mango (yes, a whole mango)
    Empty mint tin
    Bag of Numi honey bush tea
    New lipstick
    Old lipstick
    Random crumbs and receipts
    Copy of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
    Banana (yes, more fruit)
    Nail polish, blue, to be precise
    Travel toothbrush but no toothpaste
    Coupon for free coffee (yeah!)
    Feminine pad, of course
    2 inhalers, an epi pen, and Zyrtec
    Brush
    And finally… A shoe. Just one.

  25. Pistol
    Mango (yes, a whole mango)
    Empty mint tin
    Bag of Numi honey bush tea
    New lipstick
    Old lipstick
    Random crumbs and receipts
    Copy of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
    Banana (yes, more fruit)
    Nail polish, blue, to be precise
    Travel toothbrush but no toothpaste
    Coupon for free coffee (yeah!)
    Feminine pad, of course
    2 inhalers, an epi pen, and Zyrtec
    Brush
    And finally… A shoe. Just one.

  26. my wallet
    keys on a knitted strawberry keychain
    a small eco bag
    a small red planner
    another small notebook
    a pen
    an orange highlighter
    the empty envelope of my phone bill
    atm receipts
    a pamphlet for egyptian magic cream and a phone plan
    3 7-11 receipts
    candy wrappers
    makeup kit
    a small pouch for phone chargers
    mascarra
    a bottle of cologne
    a shawl
    sunglasses
    and oh, a flashlight :)

  27. I love this post. I always read those magazine articles and ask, “Why don’t I have any of those things in my purse?”
    diaper/wipes
    Minnie Mouse toy
    empty squeeze applesauce
    empty box of raisins
    toddler hat
    tons of scattered raisins
    random papers
    a used wipe (that I wiped my daughters nose with at some point)
    fork and spoon
    tampons
    pens

  28. headphones, iphone, wallet, EOS lip balm, Revlon lip butter in a hideous red shade, a book of stamps, gas station receipts, tampons of assorted absorbencies, crayons, a toddler-sized spoon, and a plane ticket from a flight I took in October!

  29. an entire fruit basket. seriously: grapes, orange, apple
    leather gloves
    wallet
    tissues
    old receipt
    keys
    toothpaste and brush
    kindle
    burts bee lip balm in pomegranate
    cough drops (and i don’t have a cold)
    cold medicine (see disclaimer above)
    old badge holder

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  31. A whole bunch of receipts. For some reason I keep putting the receipts I’m given into my purse, and never taking them out!

  32. interesting post

    my bag has tons of napkins from cafes, 3 lipstick palettes/mirrors, & fallen out nail stones haha

  33. Hmmm… Cath kiston pouch with 4 (?!) lipsticks, train tickets, bobby pins, receipt for my college book…
    Aluminum water bottle, cell phone, keys, bathing suit for aqua aerobics, towel and sunglasses!

  34. Wallet
    Keys
    Wipes (for my 6 month old)
    Lipstick
    2 tinted chapsticks
    Bobby pins
    A hair elastic
    A movie ticket stub
    Hand sanitizer
    Headphones
    Backup mophie case
    Sunglasses
    A few receipts
    Purse holder thing that sits on top of a table
    Albertson’s monopoly game pieces that I need to throw away
    Program from Young Women Recognition Night

  35. Right now I have an anatomy and physiology textbook, my computer, a pink ring binder with various notes in it, pens + pencils, hard drive, wallet, first aid kit, several lip balms, lip gloss, roll on perfume, water bottle and a bottle of coral pink nail polish. Few, thats a bit isn’t it.

  36. its,
    an umbrella
    my wallet
    spectacles
    hands free
    two combs
    lipstick
    lip balm
    eyeliner
    a cologne
    a perfume
    a bottle of water,
    a small pocket mirror,
    Paracetamol n migraine medicine,
    few hacks toffees, a tictac,
    keys
    a hair band
    well that’s it :)

  37. its,
    an umbrella
    my wallet
    spectacles
    hands free
    two combs
    lipstick
    lip balm
    eyeliner
    a cologne
    a perfume
    a bottle of water,
    a small pocket mirror,
    Paracetamol n migraine medicine,
    few hacks toffees, a tictac,
    keys
    a hair band
    well that’s it :)

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  39. its,
    an umbrella
    my wallet
    spectacles
    hands free
    two combs
    lipstick
    lip balm
    eyeliner
    a cologne
    a perfume
    a bottle of water,
    a small pocket mirror,
    Paracetamol n migraine medicine,
    few hacks toffees, a tictac,
    keys
    a hair band
    well that’s it :)

  40. a pen, aveda lip balm, gogo squeeze applesauce (for the 2 year old I nanny), my iphone – shattered front and back, an apple, a small jar of trail mix i made last week, a small blue and white striped notebook my brother bought for me in brooklyn, a letter i’ve been meaning to send my boyfriend in Chicago, essential lavender oil, and hopefully my wallet.

    so fun!
    xo