I’m about to face a big milestone as a mum. My first night away from my baby. At 18 months old, she isn’t so much a baby anymore and I know that she is in the best of hands with hubby but it is still a big deal for me. To distract myself I have been over at Etsy drooling over the gorgeous weekend bags and the like that I would love to take with me on my little night away.

Any travelling I have done in the past 18 months has been with a big suitcase packed with nappies, toys and spare baby clothes galore, because you likely won’t need them but if you don’t take them it will be the time your child starts projectile vomiting all over themselves at an event (this actually happened to me…). The thought of going away with a little bag packed with just my own things is a bit nice really.

So here is what I’m lusting after for my night away. None of it will arrive in time for me (for this trip, anyway) but a girl can still dream can’t she?

weekend bag

 1. EMILY small leather pouch by GiftShopBrooklyn  2. Leather weekend bag by MAHILeather  3. White leather cosmetic bag by Dziostyle  4. Bohemian pocket mirror by Mugsleys  5. Ikat jewellery roll by effiehandmade  6. White camo small overnight bag by thehutch  7. Leaf weekender bag by LeaflingBags  8. Linen cosmetic bag by Lovetosleep  9. Monogram compact mirror by netexchange

** I love Etsy, yes I do! And that is why I joined their affiliate program. The links in this post are affiliate links but you can be assured that I spent over an hour researching the best of the best and would never recommend anything that I wouldn’t buy for myself or my family. You might like to read this post I wrote in 2012 about why I love buying handmade.

Do you have any tips for me for spending the night away from home?


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