Mother’s Day and Father’s Day gifts they’ll actually use
ays been pretty utilitarian. For instance, they used the box of luxury chocolates I bought to store sewing kit essentials. So I’ve had to get creative with coming up with gift ideas for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day that I know they’ll actually use and appreciate.
Yep, there actually are cute laptop bags out there to carry all your crap
If you’ve found yourself on your first day at your big new job (or preparing for school in the fall!) with a hideous briefcase a la Andie in The Devil Wears Prada, worry not. There are tons of cute laptop bags from which to choose so that you can look chic and fully prepared at the same time.
Let’s find a new home for your goodies, lappies, and electronics…
The BIG list of spring break trip packing essentials
It’s the end of winter and we’re all dragging our asses trying to get through to spring break (or summer or fall or whenever you finally get that week to yourself!). If you’re planning that family trip, couples’ trip, girls’ trip, or solo adventure, this is the spring break trip packing essentials list you’ll need. From a good carry-on weekender to toiletries to packing your luggage well, bookmark this baby for later.
Then you can move on dreaming about how many beach naps you’ll get in. Or how many museums you’ll see. Or how many hiking adventures you’ll take. Or how many carbs you’ll devour. Le sigh.
Behold the most absurdly cute purses that you can actually buy
I have had the same large wallet since college and it finally broke. So sheeet, I needed to know buy a new purse. I still haven’t found The One yet, but I sure did find about a million that I wanted to buy. The world of absurdly cute purses is vast and eye-popping. I figured I’d share a few of my favorites in case you too are in search of a statement clutch, purse, or wallet to let everyone know that you too are a 12-year-old at heart.
Purple paper, pens, and painkillers: inside a grad student’s bag
Have you ever played that game where you guess what’s in strangers’ bags while you’re commuting?
My travel-fu is strong: The items I always pack in my kick-ass carry-on bag
Inspired by this post on Boing Boing, and recent travel plans, I thought I’d share with you what I take with me in my carry-on bag. Why? Because I consider myself an expert airplane traveler. With how often I go back and forth from LA to Maui, Seattle, and Texas to visit family and do work stuffs, I had to get my travel game strong. And my carry-on is where I draw most of my strength.
What do you do with all your reusable shopping bags?
I love my reusable shopping bags, and I even have some from travels around the world. But! What do I do with this mass of bags? Any cool ideas for organizing re-usable shopping bags? Have you figured out a way to keep them neat?
The cutest handbags with the darkest style
Thanks to this amazing ribcage knuckle duster clutch, I just found out that Neatorama’s online store has an awesome selection of handbags! From Hello Kitty to skulls and flowers, these bags are the cutest, darkest accessories you’ll see this side of the interwebs.