I’m spoiled

My husband is a very kind person and he spoils me rotten. In the midst of his new self-employment venture, our fridge had to be replaced and my sewing machine had to be replaced and I went and bought myself a very nice new summer shoulder bag, and he hasn’t complained once. No, he has even explained to me more than once that it’s all fine.

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Here is my new summer bag. It’s a fairly large tote from J. Crew. I originally got interested in it when cruising the web for Pinterest pins. I put up this tote and a matching clutch as a complete fantasy; their full price was completely beyond the realm of consideration. I liked the idea of putting a small bag inside a big bag and taking the small bag out when necessary.

Then the clutch sold out, and I felt relieved that the whole idea was thoroughly kiboshed.

Then the tote went on sale. For half the original price. Which put it within consideration… and I caved. I’m weak.

In this fantasy I am very tall and very thin, and by this point in my life also very much younger. I am boarding the steamer for a Nile cruise with my new linen wardrobe in black, white, and tan. I have a wardrobe trunk and a train case and a hat box that match.

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In reality, this cavernous tote holds a diaper wallet, toddler toys, snacks, my wallet, and a small basket to contain my keys, phone, and sunglasses. And it is fabulous. And when Mimi and I go out she takes her pink Fisher Price purse (with the sound turned off) and we both feel satisfied with the situation.

Thank you for my birthday bag, Sparks *smooch*. You spoil me rotten.

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2 thoughts on “I’m spoiled

  1. What a darling summer shoulder bag! I recently looked at J.Crew, but obviously missed this one. I have purchased and returned two summer bags from Nordstrom and have yet to find to right one.

    If you are in the market for a really great pair of shorts check-out J.Crew. I have purchased several pairs this summer and I love them. Oh, and they are on sale now.

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