Date: Feb 28 2011

Filed Under: Fashion

Good morning and happy Monday.  Josh and I got away for a short trip to Charlotte for a friend’s wedding shower and some shopping over the weekend.  Happily, the weather was fabulous.  Made for a nice drive.

Anyway, Drew over at Coral Cafe tagged me in this fun “5 things I can’t live without” series.  My post won’t be nearly as gorgeous as hers, (she is a graphic designer afterall) but I’ll give it a go.  Oh, and in the spirit of keeping this fun, I won’t share the real things I can’t live without… like my toothbrush and water, Lilly’s video monitor and stroller, cheese…

Massive Bags
I don’t know what I would do without large bags in my life.  I carry this Gucci Hysteria Large Tote as my daily diaper bag, and it’s held up so well.  I love it because it’s not the tradtional looking diaper bag, yet is big enough for me to carry just about anything.  My Dad gave this bag to me as a gift while I was pregnant.  And I plan to pass it to Lilly someday when she’s old enough to appreciate it.  I already consider it “hers”.
Seriously though, how did I live without an iphone?  I can check blog stuff, all my social network sites, email, text, surf the web, listen to music, take photos and videos of Lilly, oh and actually use it as a phone too.  OH, and I’m in the process of designing my new iphone case by Dani Notes, which you know will make it that much cooler :)
Right now I’m crazy into Adele’s music.  I seriously rock out.  Enough said.

My eyes are super sensitive to the sun.  I like to think that wearing posh sunglasses keeps me from squinting, and therefore helps delay the dreaded wrinkles.  This pair by Alexander Wang is on my birthday wishlist.

Family & Friends
Because I love her so sooo much I’m just going to post another pic of my girl here.  I hope ya’ll don’t mind the indulgence.  Oh, and Lilly likes sunglasses too ;)
So now I have to tag another blogger to continue on the series.  Cassie at Hi Sugarplum, you’re it!


Comments: 46

46 Responses to “5 Things I Can’t Live Without”

  1. Morgan says:

    Love me some Adele!!

  2. Natalie says:

    Great list! Totally agree about the big bag. The bigger the better! Love that picture of Lily, please do indulge, she is beyond precious.

  3. abode love says:

    I’ve been rocking out to Adele as well… the new album is amazing! I also don’t know WHAT I would do without my iphone!

  4. Love this post! And love love love the new adele album

  5. Oh my goodness how cute is your little one!


  6. lizziefitz says:

    Fun list. iphones rock! I have 5 pairs of rotating sunglasses, I never know which ones are on my face. Sweetest pic of Lily!!

  7. I am right with you on Adele…her new album is unreal!! And your little Lilly is so adorable!

  8. Amanda says:

    Too cute, my fav has to be miss Lilly herself! But that bag is pretty rockin too!

  9. My little one LOVES sunglasses too. Lilly’s is so cute!

  10. That photo of lilly is just too darn cute. Such a little style bug.

  11. Your daughter is adorable! What a muffin.
    Great post!

  12. OMG… Lily is adorable! Look at the necklace! So stylish.

  13. I am awaiting the death of my iPhone 3GS so I can get the 4, mostly for a fab Dani case. How many times can I drop it today??
    New to your blog and love the style, looking forward to more reads! xo

  14. Mrs. Bliss says:

    I’m with you on your picks! I totally agree! :) I’ve got like ten pairs of sunglasses for that very reason… :)

  15. I have to agree with all of your picks! They are the must-haves in my daily life!

  16. I never get tired of pics of lily…she is just so stinkin’ cute! And I’m totally jealous you are getting one of those iphone covers because they are so *FAB*. It makes me want an iphone just for the case…(c:

  17. indulge away! LOVE YOUR PICS OF LILY! xoxo

  18. Alesya says:

    Sunglasses are very high on my list too. I can’t drive without them. They cover a multitude of sins and keep you from squinting. Plus, they can be so fashionable!

  19. Deanna Pai says:

    Lilly is so cute! Such a little fashionista, haha. I can’t stop listening to Adele right now — her entire new album has me addicted. Your five things list makes me think we’d be very good friends!

  20. jessica says:

    your daughter is so adorable! i’m loving adele’s new cd… so good!

  21. Your little Lilly is beyond adorable! And I share all of your can’t live withouts- especially the iphone. xo

  22. Nuha says:

    I love Adele :) And no matter how hard I try, I cannot get a small purse for the life of me, its like a magnet pulls me toward the big bags!

  23. Adele and big bags…check and check. And Lily is just gorgeous! :)

  24. tickled. says:

    too cute! i too LOVE enormous bags … and sunglasses! a girl can never have too many of either!

    happy monday! xo!

    Lauren @ tickled.

  25. Alena says:

    Fabulous bag!! Lilly is such a cutie pie!

  26. Ah, nice! Way to work me and Wang in the same post.

    I, of course, love your list…and now I have the pressure too! (time limit imposed?!?!)

  27. Adore your list!! And I love Adele! Something about British musicians…

  28. Lily is ridiculously gorgeous! Also, those sunglasses will be mine ;)

  29. Love your list! And that picture is priceless! She is the cutest thing EVER!! :)

  30. You did an EXCELLENT job, Chassity!!! And thanks for the compliment!! You’re the sweetest!! I enjoyed seeing your top 5!! #5 was obviously my favorite!!! I could just squeeze that little girlie!!

  31. p.s…that’s awesome you were in charlotte over the weekend!! Next time you make a trip, we’ll have to grab coffee or something! I live in Charlotte!

  32. My dermatologist says sunglasses are the cheapest way to keep wrinkles at bay, so you are on the right track for sure! I have become so used to wearing mine that I’m blind in the sun without them.

  33. Michaela says:

    Your little girl is SO cute. I love when they try on grown up clothes and big glasses. Adorable. I can’t live without big bags, either!

  34. The Zhush says:

    So great, the post, your adorable girl and her sweet, sweet necklace!

  35. SmartBear says:

    Agreeing with you on SO many of these. What would I do with a large bag and sunglasses?

  36. Love this list! I’m with you – my eyes are super sensitive to light. The fact that my sunglasses are *always* on my head is not *just* a fashion statement! ;-) Loving the diaper bag, too. Unfortunately, reflux-happy twins really made it difficult to have a posh diaper bag. Every posh one I tried turned out not to really cut it functionally.

  37. I skied to Adele last week…so much fun.
    Mary Ann

  38. emily says:

    Lilly is too cute! And that bag is gorgeous!

  39. Nikki says:

    Great pics!! Love the bag!! And that pic of Lilly is adorable!! What a little fashionista!

  40. Nicole says:

    I totally agree with your list! I bought a big Prada bag when I was pregnant with my little guy and have never needed a diaper bag – I can fit everything in mine and it looks so much better, too!

  41. Sarah Gunn says:

    I love Adel and never leave the house without sunglasses…something my husband teases me for. Your little Lilly is adorable!

  42. Are you sure we aren’t related somehow? I also carry a large leather Gucci bag, have been trying to decide on which iphone case to order, wear sunglasses every single day, even when it’s gray and rainy, since I’m very light sensitive too and I cannot get enough of Adele’s music. The only thing missing is a baby, but I do have a dog named Lily, just a different spelling. Crazy!

  43. i’m all about big bags that photo of your little darlin is the cutest ever!

  44. Sarah says:

    Your Lilly is so sweet. Your bag is a beauty and the perfect mom bag, what a nice dad you have.

  45. Oh my Lilly! What a doll!!!!

  46. Heather says:

    This is a great list and I am seriously drooling over that bag…

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