Category Archives: Bags

She {hearts} Jill-e Everywear Gadget Bag

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I know I’m not alone when I say “I love bags!”  What girl doesn’t, right?  I love all kinds. But, being a photographer, I love a good camera bag.

I’ve had some nice ones in the past that were extremely functional, but they were really lacking  fashion appeal.  I’ve even returned one that was really fashionable due to it’s flimsiness. I wouldn’t say I was picky, but  it just has to “feel right” especially when it comes to my camera bag.

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Recently I was introduced to a great camera bag! The Everywear Gadget Bag by Jill-e designs. Not only do I think it’s classy looking and goes with a ton of styles, it’s super durable and has a compartment for everything. It’s so easy to carry and I love the way it holds my camera, convenient access, and I feel like my camera is safely stored.

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Jill-e designs has a ton of adorable tech-gear bags to choose from. If you would like to learn more about Jill-e designs, visit the Jill-e Facebook page and “Like” their page.  They offer giveaways and all kinds of great info about their gear.

She {hearts} Savings

Jill-e is giving our readers 20% off any purchase through their site.

After “liking” the Jill-e Facebook page simply request your discount code by emailing

info@jill-e.com, and be sure to mention our blog in a fb comment. :)

 

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She {hearts} Putapuredukes

Who doesn’t {heart} a little handmade goodness?!


Keight, the talent behind Putapuredukes, is a momma of two gorgeous kiddos and creates so many pretty/fun/useful accessories for baby and momma (or any woman, really!) for her lovely little shop.  Favorites?  I can’t pick just one.  Currently loving her flat iron covers, unique cuffs, camera strap covers, and infinity scarves.  Oh, and the boppy covers… somebody stop me!  Most items are customizable, and some even personalized (with a name, etc).  Keight has a beautiful selection of fabrics to choose from, too.

A few months ago, I ordered one of Keight’s jewelry rolls to bring some order to my wayward traveling-with-jewelry ways.  I picked the fabric (LOVE) and Keight added the coordinating zipper and ribbon.  This little bag has been a lifesaver!  Not only is it so pretty to look at and extremely well made, but I am able to keep my rings, earrings, and necklaces sorted and safe rather than ending up with all my jewelry in one big tangled pile.

 

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Check out all of Keight’s lovely handmade items in her shop, and while you’re at it, check out her blog, too.  She’s a funny, tell-it-like-it-is lady.  It doesn’t take much to love her.

 

She {hearts} Freebies

Keight is offering a custom jewelry roll to a lucky She {hearts} It winner!

To Enter: Click on over to her Etsy shop and take a look around!  Pick a favorite item and then come back here and leave a comment telling us your pick.

To Enter: Additional Entries: Leave an additional comment for each entry you complete.

Comments closed.  Congrats to our winner, Cortney!

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She {hearts} L.L. Bean Totes

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aka..”my last diaper bag evaaa”:)

 

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I have been a mommy for almost ten years. That equals many diaper bags for me, currently my baby boy is 18mo and still needs me to carry everything but the kitchen sink with us when we step one foot outside our home. In the beginning, I carried real diaper bags, but quickly got bored with them. I like to coordinate somewhat with my outfits and be as stylish as a mommy can be. So, I started purchasing any cute affordable tote I could find, they usually only had a little side zipper on the inside, if that. So, all my baby’s belongings and mine would be a jumbled mess. Plus, most of the fashionable totes I found didn’t have a zipper to close the bag, which meant taking it on a plane was kind of out of the question.

I had seen this bag a few times in magazines and thought it was just dreamy. It has a large inside zipper and an outside zipper to close the bag. A friend of mine had one, and loved using it for a diaper bag, and she looked so fashionable with it on her shoulder. So, I convinced my hubby that it was an “investment,” that I would be done buying totes, and even after we’re finished with the baby years, I could still carry it!

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All you fashion savvy mommas, this bag has been on back order for sometime, but it’s available now, and L.L. Bean has free shipping! It is a tad on the large side, but I like big bags…nothing gets left behind. Oh and if you use a DSLR, it is great for that too. The inside pocket is perfect!

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She {hearts} Gigi Hill Bags

If your New Year’s Resolution is to be more organized, you’re going to love today’s review and giveaway from Gigi Hill Bags!  Gigi Hill was started by two moms who realized there was a need for fabulous and functional purses and tote bags for busy women.  They created a line of durable, stylish bags with some awesome features!

I love the signature pocket design found in the bags (such as the Audrey, pictured to the left), which is a complete pocket system which wraps around the inside of the bag.  There are bottle holders (water or baby), pen holders, a cell phone pocket, a pocket that zips, and more.  Another great feature on Gigi Hill bags is the key fob, located conveniently inside each bag.  Simply clip your keys to the loop and you’ll never be digging around in the bottom of your purse for your keys again!  Seriously, I can’t even tell you how great this feature is.

I also love my new Olivia bag (pictured at right).  I get compliments on it from everyone!  The inside and outside of this bag are both wipeable so that I can keep stickiness and dirt (I’m a mom of a toddler!) at bay.  The hardware on this bag is beautiful and I love carrying it everywhere, from church to appointments to the grocery store.  It’s just the right size for holding what I need, and while it has a great shoulder strap, there is also a longer strap that can be attached for wearing the bag different ways.

Inside my Olivia bag I keep my Rita wallet (pictured below).  I feel so grown up having a big, zip-around wallet like this!  It holds everything, from cash, gift cards, and change, to a few coupons, my grocery list, and receipts.  This wallet looks fabulous on its own, so if I need to run into the store really quick I can just take Rita with me!  This is the essential organizing tool for your purse, keeping paper, change, and clutter from crowding your purse.

As you can tell, I’m just a little bit enamored with Gigi Hill bags!

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You can purchase these great bags from Gigi Hill as well as many more, starting at $18.50.

She {hearts} Freebies

One lucky She {hearts} It reader is going to win a Rita wallet in City Red ($49 ARV)!

To Enter: Leave a comment telling us what your favorite item from Gigi Hill is (I know, it’s so hard to pick!).

Additional Entries: Leave an additional comment for each entry you complete.

Winner selected; Congratulations, Kim!
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She {hearts} Scout Travel Bags

scout I was recently sent the Hilary Duffle and Pill Popper (such clever names, right?) and they are super chic and practical! Both pieces are in the Navy Jones paisley print that I just adore. I don’t own anything in paisley print so I was excited to add these babies to my collection. The Hilary Duffle is an overnight/carryon, perfect for quick getaways. It comes with a detachable shoulder strap, and has two front and back outside zipper pockets. Its main compartment is nice and spacious with an inside zipper pocket.

The Pill Popper is a cute little accessory bag for toiletries, makeup, and other essentials. Made of coated cotton, both the Hilary Duffle and Pill Popper are water resistant! This duo would also be perfect for the beach, spa, or gym! Okay… maybe not the gym. They are far too fabulous for that!

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The Hillary Duffle and Pill Popper can be purchased at Bungalowco.com for $17.00 and $75.00.

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She {hearts} The Nicole Lee Alana Tote

016 Big, pretty, bags are my absolute weakness, so when Nicole Lee offered send me one of their newest bags, I just had to accept. Had to. They sent me the Camel Alana Tote, and ladies is it gorgeous! It measures 16.50″ x 10.50″ x 7.75″, making it a great bag for everyday items, gadgets, camera equipment, and baby/kids items!

Right now, my Alana tote is about halfway full. If I’m carrying my DSLR camera and flash, they both can fit in there comfortably in addition to my everyday items such as my wallet, beauty items, keys, phone, point-and-shoot camera, coupon file, and anything I’m carrying around for Jayden. I’d say it’s overnight bag status.

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There are actually many different styles and colors in the Alana collection. Each bag in the Alana collection are designed with a faux suede exterior with rainbow basket weave under lining, and satin signature inner lining. The Alana tote features silver round studs and side buckles with an interior wall pocket on the back of the tote and interior slip pockets for cellphone, pens and accessories. The Alana tote is an exceptional bag that I am totally diggin’. I am very pleased with it and can’t wait to order a few more bags from Nicole Lee later this week!

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The Alana Tote can be purchased in a variety of colors at NicoleLeeOnline.com for $89.00 or $22.25 during the Black Thursday sale!!

She {hearts} Savings

Nicole Lee will be having a 75% off sale site wide November 24th – November 27th! Celebrity approved designer handbags for $23 – holla!! Yes it is possible to ball on a budget!

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She {hearts} Whimsy Lane

I love handmade items. I love making them, I love receiving them as gifts, and I love giving them as gifts! Earlier this summer I discovered a sweet little shop on etsy called Whimsy Lane. I immediately fell in love with all of the great designs, particularly this sweet little zipper pouch.

I love how cute the lining fabric is! The pouch is well made and perfect for stashing “just the basics” when darting in a store or going on a date night.  Since it’s nearly “back to school time,” I thought I’d mention that these pouches would make great gifts for the students in your life!  I know I would have loved having one of these in college, and I’m sure younger girls would enjoy keeping them in their backpacks as well!Whimsy Lane is not just a shop… it is also an amazing blog! The blog has tons of adorable ideas and eye candy, so you’ll definitely want to visit. Leave a comment and say She {hearts} It sent you!

I picked a few of my other favorite items from Whimsy Lane to share with you (aside from my new pouch, featured above!). Left to right: Rosette Necklace, Bloom Ring, Camera Strap Slipcover, and Zippered Pouch in Green Gardens.  There really is something for everyone at Whimsy Lane!

Oh, and one more cool thing… shipping is always free on U.S. orders! (International readers, don’t worry… today’s giveaway is for you too!)

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Whimsy Lane is giving away an item from their shop (winner’s choice!!) to one lucky reader!

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To Enter: Subscribe to the Whimsy Lane blog, and leave a comment here telling us what your favorite item in the shop is!

Additional Entries: Leave an additional comment for each entry you complete.

Winner Selected: Congratulations, Briann!
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