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bag 12: Vera Bradley quilted bag – CLAIMED

here is the last Vera Bradley kiss clasp bag I have left. I had a couple of other ones that i found their way to the giveaway. i kept this one because i love the vintage look of the fabric and style of the frame bag. and, here we are.

i really do miss going to goodwill and shopping for bags. finding bargains and then getting a senior discount, that rush of knowing i got a good deal and recycled, online shopping does not duplicate those feelings. yet, i’m happy to be able to shop online. i will be glad to get out into the world a little more and venture into thrift stores again. someday.

if you’re interested in this Vera Bradley bag, email me at 50favbags@gmail.com with your name, address, and bag 12: Vera Bradley quilted bag. Peace.

bag 11: fossil canvas bag with dots

i tried to give this away last year and i have no idea what happened, or why it’s still here. it’s a wonderful bag – fun, lightweight, sturdy, and full of pockets and pouches that will give you easy access to your high touch items like your keys and phone. there’s one big pouch in the back, a zippered pocket and flap pouch in front and three interior pockets. i have and have passed on several fossil bags; it’s a brand i find to be consistently well made whether they are leather, pleather, or fabric.

i remember, thanks to this blog, the wonderful feeling i got swinging with Jaiya nine years ago. whenever i find a playground with swings, i swing. i used to love the slide, too, but those don’t scale up as well. swinging takes me back to being a kid in my body like no other activity.

here’s a bit from nine years ago to go with the little hands in the above photo: she begged me to take a picture of the purse on her lap like i did her sister yesterday. here’s a closeup of the front pockets and handles held by one of the sweetest hands on the planet. thank you, God, for my girls. i don’t think about what i would do without them.

if you like bag 11, email me at 50favbags@gmail.com with bag 11: fossil with dots, your name, and your address. peace.

bag 7: Vera Bradley tote with extras – CLAIMED

Many of my Forward Movement colleagues have benefited from this bag giveaway through the years, which i love because i can often see my old bag friends again. The bags, not them! C’mon now. One colleague donated a couple of bags to the giveaway this year, for which i was immensely grateful. Today’s bag comes with bonus items – matching wallet, journal, and key fob. WOW.

This Vera Bradley tote has a removable strap to make it a shoulder bag or even a cross body, but i can imagine most folks would carry it by the handles. The pattern is called art plaid and i can see why. It’s got great leather details including the little tassels. It’s a large bag and quite roomy. It’s got feet on the bottom to protect the leather underneath.

Thanks again to my co-worker who I’m keeping anonymous unless she wants to out herself on FB. If you like this bag email me at 50favbags@gmail.com with your name, bag 7: Vera Bradley tote, and your address. Peace.