Monday, August 6, 2012

School Supplies

Hey babies!

Growing up, every summer I'd look forward to going back to school for one reason: school supplies. I can't explain it, but I've always been a huge sucker for new pens and pencils, a fresh planner and a precious tote to carry it all in.



This year is a little different since I'm not headed back to school in the fall. However, that doesn't mean I get to miss out on buying new supplies! No matter how old I am, I'll always have a need for the perfect planner and the accessories to go with it. 

Here are my picks for the perfect school supplies:




{one} My favorite pens in the whole wide world
{two} Cute washi tape is a necessity for marking up your planner or bookmarking pages
{three} A monthly planner
{four} Stabilo fineliners, the only markers you'll ever need
{five} Customizable notebooks for notes, grocery lists, etc.
{six} A precious acrylic tape dispenser
{seven} A safari-themed notepad


{eight} An e-reader protector
{nine} Something to make math a little more fun
{ten} Kate Spade earbuds for listening in style
{eleven} Colored flash drives to brighten your day
{twelve} A polka dot sleeve to protect your laptop

All that's left is a cute bag to tote it all around in!

Such as this {Longchamp Large Tote}, a back-to-school staple.

I just ordered a {May Books} personalized planner and can't wait for it to come in. You'll have to wait and see what color and style I chose! {Pssst! There's a groupon deal going on right now if you want to save some $$}

What school supplies are you loving this year? I'd love to hear... after all, it's my favorite thing!

Love, Cait

24 comments:

  1. Hello! I just came across your blog, and I love it! I just went back to school shopping! I just graduated college too, but I'm a first year teacher, lol so I still get to shop for supplies! I’ve decided to follow you! If you get a minute, I’d love to know what you think of my latest outfit post! While you’re visiting, follow along so we can keep in touch! :)
    xo, elle from Living in Color.

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  2. Lol!! I am just like you :)
    I need to have a monthly planner...something about writing down the appointments and then seeing your weeks ahead that makes me feel more organized.
    You have a fabulous blog and I am following you now!
    See you around :)
    XOXO

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    http://www.facebook.com/princessmarthablog

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  3. Such great things, Caitlin. You're going to laugh, but I just posted on my fan facebook page last night that I want this bag. Kate Middleton had one yesterday.

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  4. I'm a sucker for great 'school' supplies, too (even if I graduated college 10 years ago, haha). These are amazing. I'm on the hunt for a great stapler but love that calculator and all the fun cases. Great to find your blog... love the content!

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  5. I saw lots of cute washi tape, mini calculators, etc, at my local Marshalls! Wishing I was going back to school just sp O had a reason to buy!

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  6. I love back to school supplies! Just picked up new planner for the year!

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  7. u r so adorable that you buy supplies even though you aren't going to school, that is just brilliant!!! xo
    love your picks too!

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  8. I LOVE maybooks and just got one for my bigbigbig! I love your picks!

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  9. I LOVE school supplies and stationery too! haha And love those maybooks notebooks - so cute! Great picks! :)

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  10. cuuuute notepads. i have a bunch of longchamp bags. i love them bc of the color/shape but hate that they don't have pockets. it's fashion over function with those babies!

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  11. I have been eyeing those LongChamp bags forever!! And I am the same exact way...I love going to Office Depot and just cruising the aisles. I am a sucker for all the colored sharpies! ;) You are never too old for "school" supplies! ;)
    Shanna

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  12. School supplies are the BEST! And the ones you have chosen are amazing!

    I've always loved this quote from You've Got Mail:
    "Don't you love New York in the fall? It makes me wanna buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address. On the other hand, this not knowing has its charms. "

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  13. great must have list!

    now following - great blog!
    Xo Megan

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  14. Longchamps are definitely an essential! Love those colorful flash drives, too!

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  15. I'm a teacher and while I don't love going back to work I love buying school supplies!

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  16. I love buying school supplies! I use a large Longchamp as my school bag, and it's perfect!

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  17. I love that tape. Even though I am not in school anymore I tend to still buy school supplies lol. xo

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  18. Oh my goodness, could that tape be any cuter? Love the polka dotted one!
    xx

    xoxo Bree
    The Urban Umbrella

    http://www.theurbanumbrella.com/

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  19. I am so with you - i LOVE office and school supplies. I get so much excitement out of new paperclips. It's really sad ;)

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  20. this is so fun!! takes me back to my favorite time of the year!! i used to LIVE for back-to-school shopping!! :)

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  21. I ADORE that bag! Umm... I just might have to by it tonight, haha!

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  22. Oh my gosh I'm the same way!! Going back to school shopping was my favorite thing... haha Love the Longchamp to carry it all!

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  23. I am going back to school, but as a student teacher so I immediately ordered a Erin Condren planner! It just came in yesterday and I'm loving the design.

    justrainbowsandbutterflys.blogspot.com

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  24. New Follower here!! Love your blog!! missydallas.com

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