What’s In My Bag? The Work Edition

I guess I am nosey but I love What’s In My Bags & Room Tours so I decided to share my What’s in my bag?: Work Edition.

Check out the essentials I need to get through my work day.

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#ShannyValDiaries : My Carnival Weekend 2017

“Is whole year that we waiting & we anticipating…”

I think Machel Montano summed up my Carnival weekend in his 2016 hit Waiting for the Stage. I waited a whole year for carnival & boy did it come with some hiccups but it was well worth the wait.

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This land that I love

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#ShannyValDiaries: I Love Soca…The Carnival 2017 Edition

I never knew I would ever step foot in another I Love Soca especially after my last experience at a Waterfront edition. It took Skinny Fabulous & Kerwin Dubois being billed for the event to convince me to purchase my ticket.

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Chit Chat with the Beach Bottom Girls Boss

What is one item EVERY island girl needs in her closet?….A BATHING SUIT of course!

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My personal collection has been growing thanks to Shawna Brown owner of the online bathing suit boutique Beach Bottom Girls. I had the pleasure of interviewing Shawna about the company.

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#DryLandTouristChronicles: #TBT…Lost Cayman Islands Vlog

Thinking about the Cayman Islands brings back fond memories because my trip there changed my life. Prior to the trip, travelling was always a distant dream for me; the trip made it a reality & not just a wish or a newspaper clipping in a vision box.

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DIY: Gratitude Jar

It has been awhile since I did a DIY & I had so much fun with this one. This DIY was inspired by Sharifa Creates A Little Box of Hope post & Tishan Lee’s presentation at the We Inspire Women Workshop (Part 1, Part 2).

I had a gratitude journal before but unfortunately life happened & I didn’t really follow through with it. I think the main reason I fell off was because it was a book & it ended up amongst all my other books until one day it was eventually forgotten.

After reading Sharifa’s blog post though it dawned on me that writing down at least one thing I’m grateful for & storing it in a jar or box may be the best way for me to keep a gratitude journal.

I had so much fun making it & I am elated to share it so here we go!

What you need

  1. Empty Jar (Glass or Plastic)
  2. Baby Wipes
  3. Hot Glue Gun/Krazy Glue/A Heavy Duty Glue
  4. Scissors/other sharp object
  5. Fabric
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I chose a empty Nescafe glass jar

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