This is an interesting little meme going around the internet right now, several bloggers that I read (FB, Asian Pear) have tallied up the approximate costs of everything they regularly carry in their purses.
It seems the average total of all items for most gals is around $300, but since my purse alone is $300 it got me wondering: just how much IS my bag carrying?
I’m about to find out. And also clean this sucker out, I have way too much stuff in here!
- Purse – $300
- iPod Touch – $250
- Blackberry – $50 (it’s a hand-me-down)
- Sunglasses – $500
- Keys – $30
- “Emergency” makeup kit – $40
- Chinese fan (perfect for hot TTC rides!) – $3
- Various lipgloss products – $40
- Wallet – $50
- Random USB sticks – free!
- Metropass – $100
- Customized purse hanger – $13
- Miscellaneous (hanky, gum, mints, etc.) – $10
I just have sort of average stuff… or at least I thought I did :S I guess because I like to save up and buy quality items over time they add up! All my costs are what I assume it would cost to replace those items.
It’s amazing to see how having just 3 good-quality lipgloss products can suddenly mean you’re carrying around $40 of merch in your bag. I don’t think I even included my hand cream.
The thing is, I don’t really want to get rid of anything in my bag. It’s all useful and I use it regularly. It just shocks me to see how much it would cost to replace everything.
But I’m kind of glad I did this exercise! I will be much more aware of what I do with my bag and will be more motivated to keep it! Sheesh!
So… what’s in your bag?