Saturday, February 27, 2010

My New Purse

I am very excited. My journey for the perfect purse has ended.

You see, I have never been a purse lover. I mean, I like them and all, but I'm more of a utilitarian kind of person, so my average life of a purse is probably about two years. Yes, I have carried the same purse for two years. And they haven't always been cute. It's not that I mind cute purses, but I'm super cheap, so I haven't been able to bring myself to shell out the cash.

When I started doing pageants, I actually didn't carry a purse. I had my wallet key chain thing that all college students have, my cell phone, and some lip gloss. My pageant people probably thought I was the biggest weirdo in the world.

But, recently, I decided I wanted a purse. One that wasn't a hand me down (which probably all but two of my past purses have been), and one that I really liked.

I started looking a couple months ago. I really liked the Fossil purses, but they were expensive, and I didn't want to pay up until I found one I loved. I looked at the Fossil store, multiple malls, etc., etc. And I was still empty handed.

But then, on this trip to Branson, I went into the Fossil store. My heart was brimming with hope. I did not want to get too excited for fear of a big let-down. But the outlet did not let me down. Are you ready to see this beauty?


Here's a side view:



Cute, huh? I LOVE it. Here's a close up:


And here's the back:





Well, what do you think?

I'm pretty ecstatic. I do realize I should have a dressier purse, too, but I just LOVE this one. Yay! (-:

Happy Weekend!

~Kathryn

20 comments:

  1. I love it!! Just stopping by to thank you for visiting me on my SITS day and leaving me some blog love! Everyone was so sweet and I really enjoyed the day!

    Blessings,
    LMM

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  2. I love it, girl! Great choice :)

    Now, the next thing you need to get from Fossil are their short scarves with the big button. They rule!

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  3. Love it! The colors are so calming and pretty! It looks like a great and functional purse along with being super cute!

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  4. Very cute! All the colors means it will match with almost anything. :) Great buy!

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  5. I love the colors! They are very spring like!

    Swing by my blog... I have an award for you! :-)

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  6. that is SOOO cute! perfect for spring. i'm like you- i keep a purse until it falls apart. i just fell in love with one that costs $200, which is about $150 more than i would usually spend, so i'm deciding whether or not it's worth it!

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  7. That is a great purse. I used to carry purses all the time and I had quite the collection, but I downgraded to a tiny wallet attached to my keys. I hope I never have to carry a purse again...though I know I will one day.

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  8. Vey cute! I've never been one to buy a purse like that. You know the kind that goes from your shoulder across. But it is super cute!

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  9. Adda girl Kathryn. Love love love it.

    Leah

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  10. I just got done reading ALL of your posts since you started your blog. The name of your blog caught my eye from somewhere but I can't remember where (I think you linked up with a McLinky somewhere???). Anyway.... My hubby and I are Dave Ramsey followers too that's why the name of your blog caught my eye. He's the nerd, I'm the free spirit. :) I've really enjoyed reading your story thus far...so I'm now a follower. :) Oh and I love the purse!!! I too carry purses for a year, then get a new one. It's my thing...but my purse of choice is Vera Bradley. LOVE her...and I usually don't have to buy it (I ask for them for Christmas!). Enjoy your new purse!

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  11. Love it. Fossil purses are adorable, and at outlet prices, they're even better.

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  12. PRETTY!

    I just LOVE your way of thinking. You are a woman after my own heart! I have never, ever understood people who have a fascination with purses and shoes. I just don't get it. What I REALLY don't understand is paying tons and tons of money for them! There are just so many other things I'd rather have!

    I'm loving reading all your questions and answers. {{DAVE RAMSEY ROCKS!}}

    Thanks for stopping by today! I hope you're having a great weekend! See ya again soon.

    Teresa <><

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  13. What a cute purse! Congrats on your new purchase. :)

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  14. What a great find. I have a Fossil one similar to it that my mom-in-law gave me for Chirstmas.

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