The Perfect Carry On Bag + What’s Inside

My New York trip is coming up this Thursday!  I have become pretty awesome at packing and have some tips too! See below for my Ideal carry on and whats inside!

 This PackingGuide is AMAZING!

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Some of the items below are a dream carry on some I am excited to enjoy on my trip 🙂

Scarf [Kate Spade]- I love them as accessories and they help out when I get cold!  Love this navy/white nautical look for summertime!

Album [Sam Smith]- can’t.stop.listening.

Book [PsychosEleanor & ParkFangirl]- Reading on my iPad mini kindle app of course 🙂

Sunglass [Tom Ford]- The modern cat eye. Chic and fab.

Water [Fiji]- Gotta stay hydrated.  Plus I love bringing Crystal Light flavor packets to help me drink more!

Chapstick [Aquaphor]- This product can be used on lips, to make cheeks look dewey and tame eyebrows just to name s a few things!

Purse [Michael Kors] BONUS: this carry all wallet clutch.

Snack [Jerky, Trail Mix]

What are your trip must haves?

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Valentine’s Day Purchase List

Well, well, well, January came and went faster than ever! I can’t believe it is almost Valentine’s Day!  I don’t know about you but I am not a fan of [or good at] being overly romanic.  Valentine’s day always seems extra hard to me because Christmas and my husbands birthday happen 9 days apart and I feel like that I never think to save a gift for Valentines so then I am left to scramble!  So here goes a “Top 5” list.  Most of these are classic items that you can “put in your back pocket” for any event that may arise.

Also, while I am at it… I figure I’ll make a top ten classic “For Her” list!  I tried to do a range of prices so there is something most everyone can afford! If all else fails a home cooked meal date and a red box movie is a WONDERFUL go to Valentine’s Day idea!

For Him:

Nordstrom: The North Face ‘eTip’ Gloves” ON SALE $30.15
**Great for the tech lover! These ACTUALLY work!  Don’t go cheap on these kind of gloves because they don’t work well #ilearnedmyfrugallesson!

cufflinkNeiman Marcus: Revolver Cufflink: ON SALE $140

These are a fun spin on the cufflink! They have animals and other “random” things too!

Nordstrom: Locaste Driving Shoe: $150
Casual, comfortable, and classy… can’t go wrong with those three C’s.

Nordstroms: Bose Noise canceling Headphones: $299

For the travel lover! These are AMAZING!

SPLURGE ALERT:  Nordstrom: Trafalfar Wallet: $550

Love the gator and rich color!

For Her

Nordstrom: Scarf: $29

This is the best way to add a pop of color to any wardrobe! Many colors avaliable!

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Tory Burch: evie Drop Earring: $88.00

Need. These. Yesterday.  The. End.

pantsLululemon: REVERSIBLE leggings $92.

LOVE these for when I am feeling extra spicy and wear the blue side out!

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Tory Burch: Reva Flat: $225

Classic Flat. Can’t beat that!

SPLURGE ALERT: Michael Kors: Miranda Tote: $995

Just dying over the color on this bag! Comes in other shades for the more conservative lady!

***BONUS*** Unisex gift:

Nordstrom: Wayfarer $130

Ultimate sunnies.

Hope y’all love this list! What would you add and what has been your favorite Valentine’s Day gift?