• BACK TO SCHOOL|HOW TO GET ORGANISED FOR SCHOOL:SCHOOL BAG EDITION

    Its back to school season again, exciting for some and such a dread for others. Nonetheless, it’s got to happen.Today’s post is the first of a Back-to-school|how to get organised for school series that I am starting on this blog,Hopefully these organisational ideas would make your life a bit easier. The focus today is on how to organise your school bag. You can also check my previous  back to school outfit ideas and back-to-school outfit lookbook.

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    1. The School Bag

    It is important to pick a bag that is fits your aesthetic and yet functional. This is because you will be using this bag a lot so it should first be something you actually like and secondly, it should be suitable in terms of space and practicality. For the younger ones, you can use this link here, to receive discount off your order back to school essentials from Claires. Remember, you  will be carrying books and perhaps a laptop in it so you don’t want something that is too heavy on its own. So whether you pick a satchel, backpack or tote bag, choose what works for you. But it should be big enough to carry your folders, note books, cosmetic wallet, snacks, planner, emergency wallet, pencil cases, easy to grab wallet which holds your ID, cash and tickets.  Also remember to take a clear paper pouch to carry any loose papers you may get from school so that you can put them in the right folders when you get home.  You can use the original slots in the bag for things like keys, a phone or an umbrella if your bag comes with any and use additional wallets to organise other things to avoid the rummaging, and pouring  your bag out on the floor just to find your train tickets, bus fares or that piece of gum you stored from last week.

    You may feel that it is too much to carry  but this idea has been very helpful in organising and eliminates forgetting  leaving certain important things behind while changing bags as well as time saving. By simply having a place for all the things you need on an everyday basis, you find that you feel more organised.back-to-school how to get organised for school

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    2.The Cosmetic Wallet

    Going back to school in autumn, certain things are indispensable. This wallet could contain anything including moisturiser, alcohol gel, deodorant, lip balm, makeup or any thing to keep you looking and feeling fresh. You don’t have to go with my list, just add whatever you need for your particular needs.

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    3.The Emergency Bag

    This is a very useful bag where you can store things like a flash drive, power bank, chargers, earphones, feminine items, a tiny sewing kit for the times when the buttons decides to pop for no reason, safety pins, hair pins and hair bubbles among others. This does not only make you well prepared but also keeps you out of embarrassing situations.

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    42 Comments

    1. Journa Ramirez
      August 11, 2017 / 3:30 am

      It’s really important to get your things organised especially during back to school. It’ll help you become more productive!

    2. August 11, 2017 / 7:59 am

      Absolutely love this post! In my 5 years at university (which are now sadly over), I’d never thought of bringing an emergency bag (silly me!). These all sound like necessary things to bring to school. Thanks for sharing!

    3. August 11, 2017 / 9:14 am

      Those are some great tips! I also ALWAYS have an emergency bag with me, done´t matter where i go

    4. August 11, 2017 / 9:16 am

      I love you back to school article! It’s really creative and reading it really helped me organize my school bag better because I get too lazy to organize them and ended up throwing everything I thought I might need in there. And my bag ended up getting extremely heavy.

    5. August 11, 2017 / 9:17 am

      Definitely a life saver for those needing organisation

    6. August 11, 2017 / 9:53 am

      Very useful content. Every body should carry an emergency bag. Nice post.

    7. Ro
      August 11, 2017 / 10:00 am

      The emergency bag idea is definitely a good one, thank you!

    8. August 11, 2017 / 10:15 am

      soooo organised. I have all of these things floating around the bottom of my bag, I should really invest in some little wallets for all my bits n bobs.

      • Marianne Nambu
        Author
        August 11, 2017 / 9:52 pm

        I’m glad that you found it helpful

    9. Leanne
      August 11, 2017 / 11:53 am

      Great ideas, especially like the having a clear wallet for loose papers ❤

    10. August 11, 2017 / 2:35 pm

      I fully agree with you: it is so important to pick a bag that is functional but also fits your aesthetic… That why I would probably go for the Laptop Backpack with the USB Charging Port ! I have always too much to carry, so thank you for the tips especially the emergency bag 🙂

    11. Aine
      August 11, 2017 / 3:38 pm

      Loving the idea of the emergency bag – always get stuck fro hair ties and lipbalm so this would be perfect for me

    12. August 11, 2017 / 6:25 pm

      I’ve never used an emergency bag, but it is fantastic idea! Wish I heard about it before.

      • Marianne Nambu
        Author
        August 11, 2017 / 9:49 pm

        thank you for coming

      • Marianne Nambu
        Author
        August 11, 2017 / 9:50 pm

        it’s such a great idea

    13. August 11, 2017 / 8:39 pm

      Love this! I am so used to being so unorganized and just throwing everything in my bag and cannot find anything!! I am getting my stuff organized now.

      • Marianne Nambu
        Author
        August 11, 2017 / 9:49 pm

        I’m glad that it was helpful to you

    14. August 11, 2017 / 8:40 pm

      These are great tips for everyone!

      • Marianne Nambu
        Author
        August 11, 2017 / 9:47 pm

        thank you

    15. Susan Croox
      August 11, 2017 / 9:49 pm

      I’m not in school, but that cosmetic bag sounds awesome. I definitely need one!

    16. August 12, 2017 / 1:18 am

      If only I could keep my handbag this neat! There are all types of things in my bag. CLEARLY not organized lol.

    17. August 12, 2017 / 2:41 am

      I love going back to school shopping. It is fun to see all the new things they have available to make your learning experience fun.

    18. August 12, 2017 / 5:46 am

      Lovely ideas and really like the way you presented it.

    19. Mercy
      August 12, 2017 / 12:06 pm

      So timely and useful!!! I do need this.
      Thank you.

      • Marianne Nambu
        Author
        August 13, 2017 / 10:01 pm

        you’re welcome

    20. August 12, 2017 / 1:01 pm

      Love this! How cute are all these items? I need to get my son’s back to school stuff in line!

    21. Sydney
      August 12, 2017 / 4:07 pm

      Omg I love this! & I love that pink bag. My favorite part of back to school is the new stuff so this is definitely up my alley

      • Marianne Nambu
        Author
        August 13, 2017 / 10:02 pm

        glad to know 😊

    22. the sophia diaries
      August 13, 2017 / 9:54 pm

      I totally carry an emergency bag with me xD I find that it lets me leave my room without worrying too much 🙂

    23. August 14, 2017 / 8:49 am

      I like the idea of an emergency kit

    24. August 14, 2017 / 5:55 pm

      This is a great advice. I love the emergency bag with the medicine in it. And a little health kit like alcohol and towel.

    25. August 15, 2017 / 2:38 am

      What a helpful blog post! I am someone that is terrible at being organized so this was great!

    26. August 15, 2017 / 2:40 am

      I always carry an emergency bag with me, you never know when you will need it ahah

    27. August 15, 2017 / 9:36 am

      LOL…you sound like me when I was in university, except the cosmetic bag. I only bothered with lip gloss for that. I was the person that had that emergency stash that everyone knew about.

      • Marianne Nambu
        Author
        August 15, 2017 / 8:54 am

        Good to know that I’m not on my own

    28. Amrita
      August 16, 2017 / 2:00 pm

      Loved the different bags to get organized.I always seem to lose train tickets inside my bag .Great tips about the clear pouch and loose sheets

    29. August 16, 2017 / 3:33 pm

      Even though I passed the age of going to school I still think your tips are useful, especially when it comes to the makeup bag and emergency bag. I always pack an emergency bag at all times and it has always come in handy.
      LaToya

    30. August 16, 2017 / 3:49 pm

      Organization is really important in life weather its school life or collage. Loved reading your post with helpful tips . Thanks for sharing!

    31. August 16, 2017 / 5:25 pm

      Organization and time management are two musts for back to school. I love this post and the pictures are great.

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