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bag 29 – claimed

 

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Sometimes the reason I give up the bag is the reason I never should have bought it: it’s too heavy. This red Fossil satchel style bag has all my favorite things.

  1. adjustable strap with canvas on one side and leather on the other
  2. top handle
  3. functional hardware
  4. seperate pockets and pouches for organization
  5. back pocket for phone
  6. red

So even though it’s too heavy I bought it anyway. WHY? To at least rescue it from Goodwill. I could not leave it there. It’s been hanging from my purse rack and I look at it like… maybe someday. One day last year during the 50 days I carry a different bag during Easter, I tried to use this one and I didn’t make it out the door before I’d switched to something different. Gotta let it go.

Email me at 50favbags@gmail.com if you’re interested in bag 29.

 

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bag 26 – claimed

Searching for the front part of my boot led me to find some bags that I put in the hall closet for the giveaway that got covered with off-season clothing. Lucky me and you. Vera’s back with a small blue crossbody with an adustable leather strap. The pattern is so cool. Never been used – the tissue paper is still taped to the inside zipper fobs. Another Goodwill rescue, I’m sure. I thought one of the girls would like but they side-eyed me like… no, Mom.

Email me at 50favbags@gmail.com if you like bag 26.

bag 22 – claimed

I found this no-name bag at Goodwill in Connecticut last year when we went out during the girls’ spring break. My mother-in-law was not doing so well, and we wanted to help my father-in-law as much as we could. Hiking at West Hartford Reservoir 6 and thrifting gave me solace.

Wooden triangular handles, faux lock, adjustable strap, pebbled pleather, gold hardware, and most importantly – my favorite color, green. I carried this last Easter. It’s a very unique bag, perfect for Spring.

Email me at 50favbags@gmail.com if you like bag 22. Include bag number and your address.

bag 6 – claimed

I found this Gianni Bini brown bag at goodwill and I bought it because lots of you like purses with organization. It’s small but packed with pockets, pouches, and slots for cards. I just drove to Tennessee for Listening Hearts training so I have to do this quickly. Email me at 50favbags@gmail.com with bag 6.

day 8

 

I found this bag at Goodwill last year and was attracted to the wooden handle. It’s by Zina Eva, who i’d never heard of, and when i looked her up, the bags were upwards of $200+ retail and even on eBay $65 for a smaller one than this. Embossed patent leather, lined in suede, with pockets inside and the one on the outside perfect for a phone, not too heavy, and the water bottle fits. WIN for $8.

I stopped by Goodwill today – these pics were taken in the parking lot of the Woodlawn location, where i went after trying to walk at Glenwood Gardens but freaked out because of all the people there. I found three bags that i would have purchased in the past but didn’t buy today. Earlier i’d stopped by the St. Vincent de Paul on Este, and left these three bags there. Really nice but… i don’t need them.

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Please note: Lent is over, and so is the bag giveaway. Check previous posts to see if a bag is available. If it does not say claimed, it’s still up for grabs til April 6.

I found this no-name bag at Goodwill in Connecticut last week, mistakenly placed in the backpack section. People love to hide stuff and in this case, i got lucky. Wooden triangular handles, faux lock with a key that doesn’t seem to go with the bag, adjustable strap, pebbled pleather, gold hardware, and most importantly – my favorite color, green. It looked great with my white Easter dress. The flowers from the altar were given to my dad, and he gave them to me for our Easter dinner table. I took this photo on the steps of my church, Calvary Episcopal in Cincinnati. Happy Easter!

bag 40 – claimed

Today’s bag is a white Nine West shoulder bag with a frame bag in the middle with two outer zipper sections. A small scuff on the back is easily buffed away with polish. Modeled by Jaiya.

I hope you enjoyed my Lenten giveaway. I sure did, even though this Lent was yet again atypical. I wish you peace and blessings for the coming Easter season.

Please look back through the posts and see if there’s anything unclaimed that you’d like to have. Currently available are bags 6, 7, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 39 and 40. Email me at 50favbags@gmail.com if you’re interested in any of those bags. They will go to Dress for Success next week.

Starting tomorrow I’ll be using a different bag every day for the 50 days of Easter. Looking back on the bags I’ve done through the last five years, many that I used in the 50 days of Easter end up in the 40 days of Lent giveaway. I’m excited to see how this year goes, and what more I’ll learn through this process. Happy Easter!