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My Summer Everyday Carry

My Summer Everyday Carry

I used to change purses....quite often.  

Zach has tried to talk me into a "wallet phone case" for about a year.  

I remember it was a year ago because his example of a practical use would be walking to the farmers market on Saturdays and not having to take a purse or shove cash in my pockets. 

At the time, not taking a purse sounded boyish and also messy. I took a purse that organized chapstick, lipstick, a pocket knife, cash, credit cards, my license, multiple gift cards/rewards cards, cosmetics, tissues, and who even knows what else. 

Everything was neatly organized though! That. I am proud of. 

But, in the last few months, call it spring cleaning or just better vision for my budget, I have been hauling away a lot of accessories and clothes and house random things.

If it doesn't fit just right, I don't want to buy it. If I never use it, I don't want to keep it. If it's not going to be a functional item in my closet or in our apartment, I will save up for something better. 

So, with it, I tossed extra bags and purses and slimmed down to one small leather bag and the hopes of a big waxed canvas or worn leather tote in the future. 

The midst of changing purses and the fear I had one morning as I thought I for sure left my license in one of my purses elsewhere, brought me to Zach and asked if the offer still stood on the wallet case.

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And it's SO GREAT. It has actually changed my day to day flow quite a bit! Most days, because it's dawning on summer and I don't need the pocket kleenex, the gloves and the extras, this is all I bring with me! 

I don't need my wallet anymore, therefore, if I stow chapstick in the car and my desk at work, all is well!

I can carry 3 cards and some cash OR 4 cards if I need to take one of those previously mentioned gift cards somewhere.

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Phone Case is from Bellroy. Coffee cup is from Joco

HAPPY SUMMER! Here's to streamlining your goods.

-Emily

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