There’s something very special about beautiful organization options. It’s amazing how people can use the same item for completely different things. When I began to research needed features for my vanity, I went straight to YouTube. Through the million videos I watched I realized there was no right or wrong way to set up this area but the apothecary jar kept appearing in the footage. People had made them, spent a nice amount on them or just let it go from their plans. I knew I needed a few to liven up the party in my setting and I was on the hunt!

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Whenever I strike out for home accents on a budget I go to Hobby Lobby first. They’ve rarely let me down since my 1st visit a few years ago. When I searched the aisles for the coveted jars I discovered a beautiful selection at prices I refused to pay. The stickers ranged from $19.99-27.99 and there was a 50% discount on the items. I had only given myself a $25 budget to decorate my vanity and these definitely would have blown it. So I decided to hit the store next door – Home Goods
My my my! The selection of apothecary jars was endless and the prices were just what I needed. Take a look!

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With so many to choose from I became anxious. The prices were more my speed ranging from clearance pieces for $5 and larger more elaborate pieces for $20. Then I remembered the space I was working with and settled on two for a total of $10.

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They have added attitude and function to the vanity. As you can see I use the shorter of the two for cotton balls, rounds and squares – all the things I need when I’m cleaning and clearing my face. The taller jar is utilized for my most favorite cosmetic – Mascara, and I see there’s a little room for a few more.

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I first became exposed to these jars via my mom. She actually uses hers to hold soap, instead of leaving it in the boxes. My sister Shawn, uses them as candy dishes. There are so many wonderful uses they almost seem essential to any home. I’m sure I’ll be picking up a few more in the future as this has become on of my Beloved Things and  Beau Miss.

You remember the brown paper bag your mom use to pack your lunch in for school. She may have gone as far as writing your name on the bag. The rest of us were subjected to the cartoon themed boxes that felt like free weights carrying around. Lol The time came when we opted not to carry our lunches and just buy a couple snacks and eat when we get home.

Well as adults we had to learn how to save money on lunch as we went to work. A great source of saving money from the everyday lunch crunch is to pack one. But no one wants, especially someone living a Beau Miss Lifestyle, suppose to carry their lunch in. I’ll show you my preferred luggage for my midday meal. A gorgeous lunch tote insulated to contain food and promote regular cleaning. They come in all different shapes and fabric patterns. As you can see I have two. Both have insulated interiors and came with storage containers. These are great additions to add to your lunch bag. I know I’m not the only one losing the lids to the Tupperware lids and getting frustrated while I’m packing my lunch. I’ll wait for the rest of you to fess up…


I purchased mine from one of my favorite places Home Goods. They range in price from $10-$20. There are even designer brands. Check out this Nicole Miller bag equipped with 3 extra pockets. You can find them in many large retailers. I completed my lunch kit with a refillable water bottle and a set of silverware and cloth napkin.

There’s no reason to abandon your stylish self, when it comes to packing lunch. You save money on bags, sandwich bags and time looking for plastic ware when you’re ready to eat. What are you utilizing to haul your lunch in to work? Do you have any suggestions that would benefit us in making lunch more exciting.

So, check out the selection of lunch totes in your area. You might find something you like. That’s Beau!