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Your Purse
February 20, 2013 at 10:20 PM

Okay, what all is in your purse? And what gets carried/left behind if you go purse-less?

In the purse:

  1. Ice Breakers
  2. Chloraseptic tablets
  3. A pen
  4. Keys
  5. Makeup case
  6. Hand lotion
  7. Lipsitck
  8. Perfume
  9. Checkbook
  10. Change pouch
  11. A lighter, sometimes two
  12. Cigarettes (open pack Virginia Slims 120's, plus a new pack, plus Blu E-Cigs)
  13. Tissue pack
  14. Wallet with money, credit cards, etc.
  15. One or two P-Mates
  16. Sun glasses
  17. Reading glasses
  18. Cell phone
  19. Panty liner (for emergencies)
  20. Pepper spray
  21. Brush
  22. Roll-up flats (unless I'm already wearing flats)

Purse-less (only if I'm wearing slacks or jeans, doesn't work if I'm in a dress):

  1. Keys, loose change, pepper spray in one front pocket
  2. Open pack of Virginia Slims in the other front pocket, with a lighter inside the pack
  3. I wear the sunglasses, on my face or on my head
  4. A smaller wallet in one back pocket, only with what I know I'm going to need.
  5. A compact hair brush in the other back pocket
  6. Cell phone hangs in a pouch from my pants waist, belt, or belt loop
  7. Ice Breakers, Chloraseptic tablets, pen, makeup case, hand lotion, liipstick, perfume, checkbook, tissue pack, P-Mates, reading glasses, panty liner, brush, change pouch, the larger wallet, the larger hair brush, the roll-up flats, and the extra cigarettes, E-cigs, and lighter get left behind.


  • MistressMinerva
    February 21, 2013 at 4:57 PM

    Wallet, keys, pen, chapstick and cell phone.

  • almostthere55
    February 21, 2013 at 5:41 PM

    Wallet, keys, lip gloss, checkbook, tissues, cellphone, pen and a couple of receipts.  Oh and a pack of gum.

  • SlapItHigh
    February 21, 2013 at 6:06 PM
    Prayer book
    Change purse
    Lip gloss
    Granola bar
  • jynkx
    by jynkx
    February 21, 2013 at 6:09 PM

    i dont carry a purse, but my pockets act as one.  

    drivers license, money, smokes &lighter, lip balm.  i travel

  • LisaSmock
    February 21, 2013 at 6:11 PM
    A lot of shit . PS smokers are nasty and I do not feel sorry when they get cancer. I do not like smoke in the air my child has to breath
  • amanda81919
    February 21, 2013 at 7:38 PM
    Let's see:-)
    Credit card holder
    3 things of perfume(one is my dd)
    Loose change
    Lady supplies(jik)
    Matchbox cars
    Bill book
    Lighter(not sure why. I don't smoke)
    Figurine of Aang.
    Hair oil
    Exedrine migraine
    And empty pack of orang tic tacs

    Sorry. I know long but that's about everything in it

  • amanda81919
    February 21, 2013 at 7:40 PM
    Thanks but no one actually asked that question. But really thanks for keeping the bitchy comments to ourself tonight. Plus I don't smoke either.

    Quoting LisaSmock:

    A lot of shit . PS smokers are nasty and I do not feel sorry when they get cancer. I do not like smoke in the air my child has to breath

  • MomofHDFandNWF
    February 21, 2013 at 8:31 PM

    In my purse:

    Wallet: License, Debit Cards, Store Discount Cards, Receipts, Deposit Slips

    Cell Phone

    Kindle Fire

    Business Cards for both businesses

    Catalogs for TS business

    Small Cosmetic Bag: Tampons, Mucinex Sinus-Max, Pens, Pencils

    Small Cosmetic Bag (2): 2 shades lipstick, Milk and Honey Lip Balm, 3 shades of Shimmer All Natural Lip Gloss

    A Match Box car (or two...)

    A pack of gum or mints

    A pair of gloves (or 2)


    Wet Wipes

    And I very rarely go purseless... if so, the wallet and cosmetic bag w lipstick goes in the diaper bag, keys go in coat pocket, and the cell phone goes in the back pocket of my pants

  • splatz
    by splatz
    February 22, 2013 at 1:24 AM
    I haven't used a purse in 2 1/2 years. My wallet, keys, gum, and chapstick go in the diaper bag. If I don't have the diaper bag my keys and wallet are the only thing I bring.
  • buzymom93
    February 22, 2013 at 10:12 AM

    hmm, in my purse:



    pocket calendar

    small bottle of perfume

    lip gloss



    note pad

    extra pad and panty liner for emergencies

    and i always have my purse...

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