You probably didn’t know this, but I take a lot of vitamins. It seems most of us are lacking everything we need by diet alone, vegan or not, given our fast paced lives these days. I take greens, B’s and D vitamins, magnesium and selenium, and I recently also did a liver cleanse (feeling awesome by the way!!), which got me thinking how it’s better to take preventative measures, instead of drastic ones because you have no choice.
How does this relate to bags? Simple: you’ll get more life out of your bag by clearing things out every now and again.
With a change in season afoot, it’s a great time to do so. Empty everything out and reassess what you’ve been carrying. You’ll save your shoulder too: I found a roll of loonies that I had forgotten about, as well as a can of soup that had been there for weeks. No wonder my bag weighed a ton!!
Toss the gum wrappers that have collected (they are to your purse as dust bunnies are to under your bed). Maybe the suntan lotion can be replaced by an umbrella? It’s also good to pull out the lining of the bag (it’s not sewn down at the bottom of the bag) and give it a good wipe with a damp cloth—This will keep things nice and fresh, but be sure to let everything dry before putting everything back in. While you’re at it, wipe down the outside of the bag with a damp cloth too, you can use a bit of cleaner if it needs it, just make sure you dilute it well with water. Now your bag should be looking and feeling it’s best, inside and out!! XO Janna