Tuesday, June 29, 2010

10 Things I Don't Leave the House Without

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I'm typing this blog from work today and trying to not get caught using the computers for non-work related things. So, to be quick I decided to tell you the 10 things that I never leave home without.

If I'm really in a pinch, I can do with just 7 things and I will tell you those first, but 10 is a nice round number so I'll add a few things to my list, anyway, having 10 things would make me more comfortable if I really could only have 10 things with me besides clothing.

The first 7 things are in no particular order, but I absolutely never leave the house without these 7 things.

1. Blistex (chapstick)

2. small spiral note-book

3. pen

4. hair-tie

5. cell-phone

6. my I.D.

7. cash/credit/ or debit card ( at least one of these three)

Really, if I have at least those 7 things, you could take me anywhere and I wouldn't complain. But if I could have just three more, I'd be even happier.

8. re-wetting drops for my contact lenses

9. pressed face powder/compact

10. I'm tempted to say my keys, but if someone else is driving, then I don't need my car keys and as long is someone is home to let me in when I get back, I don't really need keys, so I'm going to say a brush because I do always have a brush or comb in my bag when I leave the house.

And that's it. If I had at least those 10 things, I could leave my house and wake up in China and I'd be "ok".

What about you? Are there some things you can not leave home without? Feel free to share in the comments.


  1. I love this topic. I've actually thought about it a lot. My (long established) list:

    1. Tissues
    2. Lip balm
    3. Gum
    4. Phone
    5. Keys

    At this point I'm pretty much ok, but the next 5 are nice to have.

    6. Something to read
    7. Pencil & something to write/draw on
    8. Water
    9. Money (I rarely buy anything but gas so I don't always need to have it with me.)
    10. mp3 player

  2. Late, but since I actually got commenting to WORK, I will.

    1. Wallet - I feel naked without it, it has my bank card and I.D.
    2.Smokes and lighter (sorry, these make me a lot nicer, I can be an a**hole without them)

    So depending on your count that's either 2,4, or five. :)

    Anything else is gravy as Edi said, mp3 player, comb, water bottle - depends on the trip really. But I won't walk out the door without the first things I said.

    Huh I just realized I had to adjust this, first thing used to be glasses. Couldn't see a thing without them before the lasik.

  3. I can't leave the house without a key, usually cash or debit card and my phone. They are the basics. For work I take: mobile, work mobile, work PDA (that is broken), mirror, lipstick, lip balm, purse, keys.