Giveaway Time – Custom Coin Clutch from Bagettes

Bagettes personalized photo purses

UPDATED WITH A WINNER! Lucky #48, Marlene from Queen of the Click is the winner. This giveaway is now closed.

Our friends at, who make the most amazing custom/personalized photo purses, are sponsoring a giveaway just for Weary Parent readers.

Bagettes uses a unique photo process that seals your favorite photos into its fabric without changing the fabric’s texture or the picture quality. Your personalized image won’t fade, rub, or peel off. It is the perfect gift for parents, grandparents, teachers, bridesmaids, and more.

bagettes - personalized photo gifts purses clutch coinThe key/coin clutch that Bagettes is giving away to a Weary Parent reader measures 5″x3 1/2″ and is perfect for carrying all of your survival essentials – cash, credit cards, lip gloss and breath mints. This tiny giant can even hold an iPod. In mine you will find: Business cards, credit cards, some cash, breath mints, bandaids and some hair ties. Its amazing what you can stash in there – and it is so cute!

Entering to win is EASY! Leave a comment on this post telling me 5 essentials you keep in your purse at any given time.  Leave your comment no later than midnight on Friday, July 4, 2008 and you are entered. If you want a bonus entry, post about the giveaway on your own site, too.

Can’t wait to get your own? Bagettes has even created a coupon code just for Weary Parent readers that is good for 10% off your order until Sept. 30th, 2008.  Just enter mc2d96w at checkout.

PS – they are perfect for fundraisers, too!


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    • Amy R.

      These are so cute! Essentials I keep in my purse at any given time:
      1. Baggie of Cheerios
      2. Pacifier
      3. Small photo album (can you tell I have a 13 month old daughter?)
      4. Chapstick
      5. Mints

    • Karen

      I always keep my debit card, chapstick, sunglasses, pen, and a few dollars in my purse. A pack of gum or some breath mints come in handy too. :)

    • janie

      i always have my driver’s license, debit card, pen, checkbook, keys, and cell phone. there’s usually a few receipts floating around too.

    • inspirationbit

      that is a fun purse, my mom would really like it :)
      I’ve got lots of things in my purse, the bare necessities are: business cards, credit cards, mini photo-album with my daughter’s photos, pencil, mini notebook. Cell phone is essential too :)

    • Mary Emma Allen

      Essentials in my purse. I use a fanny pack, but my hubby says I tuck more in it than some people do in a regular size purse.
      *Driver’s license
      *Cell phone
      *Schedule calendar (checkbook size)
      *Safety pins

    • Louise Brouillette

      What a cute purse!

    • Natalie Hartford

      Lovely great idea, great purse! I’d keep my lipstick and some cash for some outings.

    • Jennifer Russell

      Cell phone
      debit card
      drivers license
      How exciting lol

    • cathy miller

      I would love to win this, it looks perfect to hold all the misc. stuff, cards, notebook, pen, and money of course

    • kellys

      I have at any given time:
      * Debit Card (hopefully not in my back pocket)
      * Aveno chap stick
      * Cheerios
      * my quilting
      * baby wipes
      * Cell phone

    • Jewelgirl

      1) Drivers License
      2) Kleenex
      3) cell phone
      4) pain reliever
      5) band aids
      Looks like a wonderful wristlet!

    • Mary

      Sounds great! Thanks!

    • Cindi

      Hello, Five essentials in my purse are lipstick, hand wipes, keys, cellphone and a small amount of cash and change! Fantastic giveaway! Thanks,Cindi

    • Janet F

      Five essentials in my purse are
      1. brush
      2. small tube of hand cream
      3. wallet
      4. Tums
      5. Pen

    • Megan B.

      Oh my gosh this is fantastic, I would LOVE to win this! The five items I can’t leave home without are my keys, cell phone, chapstick/lip gloss, hand sanitizer, drivers license/credit cards. Thanks so much!

    • Carol G

      Drivers license
      Hand lotion
      Too bad that those are not all that is in there!

    • Marilyn Wons

      comb/pills/change/ID/credit card

    • Vicky Boackle

      hairbrush,powder,cell phone,credit card,tissue.

    • Sam

      lip balm, keys, cell phone, ipod, and wallet. Those are essentials.

    • Jennifer Richardson

      Anything that will fit. So cute.

    • Debi

      The 5 things always in my purse are:
      Cell Phone
      (but there is alot much stuff too – lol)

    • Maja card
      2. keys
      3. mirror
      4. lip gloss
      5. handkierchifs

    • Ana

      mints, cash, keys, lipstick, id

    • Angel

      I don’t have a pruse. I am a man. I hope to win this prize for my wife.

    • Autumn Howard

      1. Wallet
      2. Camera
      3. Cell Phone
      4. Book (for my son to read)
      5. 15 pacis =)

    • charline s

      change for pop or coffee
      lip gloss
      cell phone

    • Elena

      Driver’s license, debit card, lipstick, hand sanitizer, and a tissue. Gotta have it! :) Thanks for the contest!

    • Neena (NeenMachine)

      My essentials:
      bluetooth headset
      hand sanitizer

    • Gina Stratos

      Drivers License * $20 * Debit Card * Lipstick * Compact

    • http://none Natalie

      5 esentials:
      wallet, eyedrops, keys, cellphone, lipgloss

    • Patty

      Thank you for having this contest. I really appreciate it. In my purse I always have lipstick, comb, mirror, cash and kleenix

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    • Angela J

      house keys, cell phone, credit card, some cash, driver’s license

    • Donna

      1. Driver’s licence
      2. bank card
      3. credit card
      4. some money, especially meter money
      5. kleenexes

    • Jennifer M

      Band Aids, keys, driver’s license, credit card, phone

    • katie v

      These are brilliant!

      My purse must-haves:

      1.) Tums (I’m pregnant, this is only a temporary must have LOL)
      2.) Lip Balm
      3.) Nail file
      4.) Compact powder/mirror thingie
      5.) Pictures of my son

    • Barbara Baker

      I keep an empty wallet, tissue, loose change, face (pressed) powder, lipstick and chapstick in my purse at all time. Nothing more, nothing less…

    • Heidi

      Q-tip, tissues, a bottle of water, hand sanitizer and a small coin purse

    • djp

      eager to try it

    • Judy G.

      I keep in my purse at any given time, credit card, bobby pins, debit card, lipstick, driver’s license

    • susan varney

      i don’t usually use a purse but i would use this one

    • Linda Lansford

      driver’s license, debit card, pen, lipstick, keys, and cell phone

    • Christine

      The five things always in my purse:

      1. ATM card
      2. Keys
      3. Comb
      4. Driver’s license
      5. Change

      These are beautiful! Thank you for the chance to win one!

    • Cheryl

      1. Tylenol
      2. Pen and paper
      3. bandaids
      4. comb
      5. extra car key

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    • edwina lango

      can always use another small purse

    • Kathy Mullins

      cell phone
      driver’s license
      debit card

    • Marlene

      Wow that is a nice wristlette.

      Five essentials in my purse all of the time are:

      ATM card

    • Nicole Jackson

      Oh how cool!

      My five are:
      1. chapstick
      2. fingernail clipper (I hate it when I have to wait till I get home to fix a nail)
      3. coupons
      4. pen
      5. wallet

    • Susan Turner

      1. Change
      2. Drivers license
      3. Pain relievers
      4. Sanitary napkins
      5. cell phone

    • Joni

      1. Cell Phone
      2. Wallet
      3. Sunglasses
      4. Chapstick
      5. Hair Brush

    • Hil

      I don’t have a purse, “purse”-say, but a very small pocketbook without room for much. Needless to say the sides are bursting.

      Five essentials:

      1. Driver’s Licence
      2. Insurance Card
      3. Credit Card
      4. Quarters (You can never have too many quarters)
      5. Bandaids (see explanation above)

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    • Michele P.

      Here are mine:
      1. Driver License
      2. ATM/Debit Card
      3. Kleenex
      4. my migraine meds
      5. bandaids

    • Cherie

      I always have these five items in my purse:

      1) Bonne Bell lipgloss (yes, even tho I’m not 11)
      2) Hand Sanitizer
      3) Q-tips (don’t ask)
      4) Dental floss
      5) And a Driver’s License

    • Noreen

      wallet, 3 lollipops, babywipes, chapstick and three ponytail holders

    • Terra Heck

      I’d love to have one of these with a photo of my children.
      1.) coupons 2.) bag of quarters 3.) bottle of Tylenol 4.) ballpoint pen 5.) feminine pads

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    • Jean Fischer

      wallet, pens, paper, lipstick, keys

    • Susan C

      I always have a credit card, lipstick, a hairbrush, a pen and something to read in case I am stuck waiting somewhere.

    • Kat

      My 5 essentials
      1. Burts Bees Lip Balm
      2. Hand Sanitizer
      3. Baby Wipes
      4. JJ Cole Diaper Pod
      5. Camara

      You notice that cell phone and wallet did not make the top 5 because many times I have been known to leave them behind!

    • Johannah B

      My essentials — lipstick, tweezer, drivers license, credit card, pen.

    • Debbie Dorsett

      These are cute! My favorite essentials are lip balm, keys, credit card, tylenol, and cash.

    • Terri D

      1. drivers license
      2. money
      3. keys
      4. lip gloss
      5. glasses

    • Michelle G

      Let’s see – 5 things that are always in my purse:

      1. Cell phone
      2. Wallet crammed with recipts
      3. Pacifier for my daughter
      4. Lipstick that I never have a chance to use (or remember to use!)
      5. Camera

    • Anita

      I love these wallets! The 5 things that I always have are:

      1. Drivers License
      2. Tissues
      3. A credit card
      4. Pen
      5. Pill container with ibuprofen

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    • Kathie Sullivan

      Drivers Licence,Keys,Nitro,Change,Emergency Contact Card

    • Elizabeth Mays

      Lip balm, sugar-free gum, driver’s license, cell phone, checkbook.

      Really cute coin clutch. Every time I would look at it I’d smile.

      Thanks for the giveaway.

    • Kelly

      Money/credit cards/debit cards
      Drivers License

    • Diane

      My essentials:
      1. Spare $20 bill
      2. Drivers license
      3. Sunblock Chapstick
      4. Cell phone
      5. Key ring with house and car keys

    • Sharon Jones

      money/debit card

    • Dawn

      1. PDA with all my contacts, appointments, todos…my whole life!
      2. Tide spot remover pen
      3. Credit card sized magnifier to read the fine print with my maturing eyes
      4. Key ring with a flashing solar-powered “#1 Mom” – a surprise gift from my teen that made me all teary-eyed.
      5. Ipod loaded with sewing and crafting podcasts to inspire me.

    • Noelia Gutierrez

      I always carry this:
      1. Gum
      2. sanitary napkins
      3. camera
      4. phone
      5. debit card

    • Traci

      1. cell phone
      2. Blistex
      3. debit & credit card
      4. can cooler (for water, soda & sometimes a beer)
      5. nail file

    • Kat Bryan

      The things I don’t leave home without are my keys, drivers license, cell phone, money, and an ink pen.

    • Renee Alam

      Well,I always have kleenex for runny noses,my wallet with cash,my credit cards,pens to write down phone numbers & last would be coupons since I love to save money.

    • Rachel Fox

      I always keep my keys, wallet, phone, a pen and girly products (just in case) in my purse. Thanks!

    • Kim Ross

      I can’t survive without my kids toottie (pacifier), chapstick, keys, cell phone, and debit card.

    • Ellinor Burke

      I always have:
      1. Apple phone, it has all important info.
      2. Wallet, with all cards etc.
      3. check book
      4. lipstick
      5. keys

    • Anna

      chapstick, nail clippers, eye drops, mints, and cellphone

    • Kasey

      Drivers license, debit card, car keys, lip glass and a mirror.

    • ben

      drivers license, keys, cash, cell phone, pen

    • L. Green

      I won’t leave home without my keys, wallet, tissue, antibacterial lotion, and tissues.

    • Jessica McGhee

      Cell phone
      Check card
      hair scrunchie

    • Betty N

      kleenex, money, pen, key, nail file

    • Julie

      Credit card
      Lib Balm
      Driver’s License
      Cell phone

    • Sandy

      Perfect size bag and so cute! Essentials in my purse…license, money, keys, pen, cell

    • amanda h.

      This is so cute and it would make an awesome gift! I bookmarked the website. My purse has my checkbook/wallet, lipgloss, pen/post-it notes, cell, and photos.

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    • Audrey

      1. drivers license
      2. lipgloss/lipstick
      3. comb
      4. mirror
      5. keys

    • Artie B

      pen, money, keys, license, cellphone!

    • Marie Fink

      Cell Phone
      tic tacs

    • tangie c

      Oh, it’s hard to choose 5 since I drag so much stuff around with me.

      1. Debit card/credit cards/ID
      2. lipgloss
      3. a mirror
      4. a pen
      5. change for parking meters

    • judy brittle

      my purse is very tiny and i just carry
      debit card
      a couple dollars
      gift cards

    • hazel hunt

      1. cell phone
      2. Blistex
      3. debit & credit card
      4. can cooler (for water, soda & sometimes a beer)
      5. nail file

    • Sarah Z

      credit card, cash, chapstick, bandaids, and aspirin!!

    • Kelly

      1. Cell Phone
      2. Breath Mints
      3. Carmex
      4. pen/paper
      5. reading glasses

    • KimD

      1. Family Photos
      2. Carmex Lip Balm
      4.Packet of tissues
      5.Breath Mints

    • Christina

      Five essentials in my purse
      1. Wallet
      2. Chap stick or lip gloss
      3. Sun Glasses
      4. Cell Phone
      5. quarters

    • Shelley

      1. Wallet
      2. check book
      3. pen
      4. change
      5. cell phone

    • Jessica

      Cell phone, lipgloss, mints, credit card, cash

    • Amy Parsons

      lipstick, debit card, drivers license, compact and keys

    • Lisa

      My five must haves for the purse are:

      1. drivers license
      2. credit card (preferably my husband’s ;)
      3. cell phone
      4. sun glasses
      5. lip balm

    • Kathy Conley

      chapstick, mints, cell phone, wallet, and powder

    • sandra kao

      wallet, keys, chapstick, cell phone, coupons

    • Tammy

      1. Library Card
      2. Hand Cream
      3. Hand Sanitizer
      4. Keys
      5. Money

    • Ginny

      1. license
      2. money
      3. allergy medicine
      4. tissues
      5. chap stick

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    • Shay

      1. wallet
      2. keys
      3. cell phone
      4. gum
      5. pacifier

    • Susan

      Top 5 Things in My Purse:

      1) Phone
      2) Book
      3) Gum
      4) Wallet
      5) Compact

    • Leigh Nichols

      My top 5 must haves:
      1. pen
      2. coupon clutch
      3. money
      4. family pictures
      5. tropical lifesavers

    • Molly Capel

      These are so damn cute! The 5 things I always have in my purse are chapstick, a pen, my phone, gum & my phonebook

    • Stephanie Wallace

      My Top 5 Must Haves:

      1. Lip Gloss
      2. Altoids
      3. Wallet/Family Photos
      4. ID Badge
      5. Cell Phone

    • Tanya B

      cell phone, wallet, keys (when I can find them), kleenex, chapstick, and many more…

    • kristen cook

      what don’t I keep?, uhm, lip gloss, cell phone, wallet, coupons, and first aid kit.

    • Rebecca Peters

      I keep my wallet, cell phone, lip gloss, diaper, and pen

    • Amber U

      5 things
      1) Cell Phone
      2) Keys
      3) Driver’s license
      4) chapstick
      5) My Lucky Lil’ Pink Elephant

    • Melissa D

      My 5 Essentials (Summertime Version!):
      * cell phone w/camera
      * sunscreen
      * bandaids
      * debit/credit card
      * lip gloss

    • Jodi Adams

      I just love this coin purse. My 5 essentials are
      *drivers license
      *Credit card
      *Dental Floss

    • Sharon Gibson

      I keep a chain purse with my money, drivers license and credit card. I also keep my foster children’s information stating they are in my care. Chewing gum is a necessity for the foster children and so is sugar free candy for trips to therapy, visits, etc. The other thing I have to have is my cell phone for calls about appointments and cancellations for them.

    • Emily

      These are very cool clutches. If I win I’ll be transferring my


    • Jennifer Lawson

      My Nintendo DS Lite & games
      My Ipod & headphones
      Drivers License
      Smokes (yeah, sorry)
      and of course my phone

    • Susan Ledet

      My 5 essential items: license, lipstick, ATM card, keys and my brush. I end up carrying much more but don’t leave home without these items. Thanks for the nice giveaway.

    • Tina

      keys, cash, chapstick, individual size handy wipes, cellphone

    • rebecca weinstein

      license, money, keys, chapstick, cell phone

    • Ruby

      compact, lipstick, breath mints, wallet, and hand sanitizer.

    • Vicki Wurgler

      lip gloss
      driver’s license

    • txfilly

      My five essentials are: lip gloss, driver’s license, debit card, pen and business cards

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    • valmg

      I would so love to win this and put a picture of my boys on it.
      I’d love to review it to. LOL.
      In my ourse at any given time is saline solution for my contacts, a contact lens case, a pair of glasses, a comb and lip gloss.

    • Steve Scott

      Chap stick, epi pen, cash, drivers license, credit cards

    • Amanda

      I always keep these 5 things:

      1) Lip balm (I never know when i’m going to meet my future boyfriend!)
      2) Baby Wipes (Chocolate can make the steering wheel sticky)
      3) Drivers license (that’s a given)
      4) Worry stone (it happens!!)
      5) Notebook & Pen set

    • brandy wilson

      I always have a pen, paper, ID, emergency information, and money.

    • Melissa Sywensky

      1. Cell Phone – Which I have trouble remembering to turn on??? :-)
      2. An emergency snack.
      3. Diaper
      4. Wipes
      5. Credit cards and Mac card.

    • mannequin

      My 5 essentials:

      these change purses are just so cool. I want one with my heartthrob *Steve Jobs* on it!

    • Kathy Scott

      cash, epi pen, chap stick, keys, credit cards

      Great prize. Thanks for the chance.

    • Nanette Olson

      I could really use a purse like this for carrying small change and chap sticks.

    • L McLendon

      My five essentials are bandaid, gem clip, rubberband, peppermint,hand santizer.

      Thanks for the opportunity to win this handy prize.

    • Paula Harmon

      Hand sanitizer, money, driver’s license, little paks of handi-wipes, and hair bands (got girls with long hair!)

    • Julie

      Cell phone, hand creme, wallet, keys, pen

    • Tracy Ackroyd

      The 5 essentials in my purse are: lip gloss, Drivers License, Credit Card, Cell Phone and keys.

    • Karen P

      Money, drivers license, lip balm, binky for baby, hand sanitizer. Thanks.

    • Ed Nemmers

      Lip balm, mints, gum, pen and change

    • Samantha Pruitt

      1. chapstick fo’ shizz!
      2. sunglasses
      3. tic tacs
      4. wallet
      5. keys!

      those are sooo cute!

    • Diana Corlett

      Keys, mints, checkbook, change, and pen


    • Angela Palmer

      1. ipod
      2. tic tacs
      3. hair thingies
      4. wallet
      5. keys

    • Chrysa

      phone, hand sanitizer, hand lotion, lip balm, a pen

    • Cathleen R

      breath mints
      dollar bill
      debit card

    • Sylvia Porter

      -hard candy
      -ipod nano

    • Joy Venters

      keys, cell phone, tissues, mints, pen

    • Denise

      1. Wallet
      2. Powder
      3. Lipstick
      4. Pen
      5. Notebook

    • Klm

      License, credit cards, keys, cell phone. That’s it. I’m good.

    • Veronica Garrett

      License, cell phone and credit card

    • Veronica Garrett

      Sorry I only listed three. Besides License, cell phone and credit card I carry hand santizer and a derrigner

    • sarah woods

      Five Essentials for Purse: Sunglasses; Contact lens wetting solution, drivers license, checkbook, one credit card; many thanks and best of luck to all who enter

    • Pamela Hansen

      bandaids, pen, debit card, money, and hard candy

    • Terre Neesham

      These are cute. My five purse essentials are:
      1. cash and coin.
      3. tinted lip balm
      4. eye liner
      5. ID
      I would love to be like Veronica Garrett, and also carry a derrigner but my purse is already heavy!

    • kathy pease

      gum,lipstick,keys,perfume,sun glasses :) and thats just the tip of the iceberg :o

    • Marie Noguerole

      1. Driver License/Medical Cards/Emergency Contact
      2. VISA Debit Card/$20 Cash
      3. Keys
      4. Lip Gloss
      5. Asthma Inhaler

    • Carol Drury

      cell phone
      atm card
      drivers license

    • Kathleen Lewis

      cell phone; chapstick; keys; wallet with id, cash and cards; travel bottle perfume.

    • Susanne Troop

      Wallet, keys, cell phone, lipstick and calendar.

    • erin

      Cinnamon Altoids- these give me an energy boost to keep me going
      Sugarless Gum- my daughter has cavity-prone teeth
      Antibacterial gel- because my kids are messy
      Lip Gloss- so I at least feel put together, even if I’m not

    • Carissa D.

      I always have my lip balm, cell phone, driver’s license, keys and debit/credit card.


    • kiyana

      cell phone, wallet, lip gloss, keys, pen

    • reeva

      carmex, candy, money, ipod and cellphone

    • Theresa Clift

      hand lotion

    • Suanne Giddings

      I always keep my driver’s license, debit card, money, keys and cell phone. Of course I also have my Kleenex and these six things should take care of any necessity or emergency I might encounter.

    • Heather

      1 diaper size 3
      1 diaper size 5
      baby wipes
      cell phone

    • Kristen Hendricks

      The five essential items I carry in my purse are my car keys, my driver’s license, tissues, pens, and money. This is a great giveaway and I really hope I win. Thanks.