Behind The Butter

A Few Of My (new) Favorite Things

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I ordered this camera bag off of Etsy awhile ago and it came just now! I LOVE it. The outside is made from 100% leather and canvas and the inside holds two lenses and a DSLR camera comfortably.

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I love all the zippered pockets and especially this little change purse that it came with, making it really easy to only bring one bag instead of both a camera bag plus a purse wherever you go. Perfect for a food blogger on the go, right?

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I got this bag because I’m horrible about just sticking my nice camera in my purse along with the entire everything else whenever I go out. I mean, who KNOWS what’s in that black hole of a purse of mine. I’ve been known to tote around sweet potatoes, books, planners and apples before. Not to mention lenses and even the occasional laptop. It’s becoming a problem really. Now, I only have to carry one bag and my life be much simpler and more organized. This isn’t a company sponsored review—I purchased this bag with my own money and just wanted to share it with you guys. Be sure to check out PorteenGear—Robyn makes a bunch of these with different vintage prints…I love them all!
And just when I thought it couldn’t get any better, look what else came in the mail today:

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I guess it’s time to change my Brita filter….thanks, mom.

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37 Comments

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    lindsey
    August 6, 2010 at 4:35 pm

    I just read your last post saying you were going to be in Austin! I live just a few hrs from there and two of your loyal readers live there– just wondering if you’re up for a meet up? We would love that!

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      jenna
      August 6, 2010 at 4:37 pm

      I want to SO much but I honestly just don’t know if we will have time. In a span of three days, we are going to Austin, College Station and East Texas…Almanzo sort of has this planned down to the HOUR. However, if any Aggies are going to the first home football game—come say hi, I’ll be there! 😉

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        Angharad
        August 6, 2010 at 4:51 pm

        Ahh! My boy’s Dad and step mom live in College Station…weird. And we went to school in Austin. You will love it. Seriously, that place has my heart.

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          jenna
          August 7, 2010 at 3:59 pm

          Actually…..we WILL be doing a reader meet-up. I’ll let everyone know the details when it rolls around but stay tuned!

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        lindsey
        August 7, 2010 at 7:19 am

        haha no worries! if it’s a trip with the boy I understand 😀 and Angharad is right, Austin is AMAZING!! Lots of yummy restaurants!

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    amanda
    August 6, 2010 at 4:48 pm

    At first I thought this was a super cute purse! LOL I love it tho!

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    Kate
    August 6, 2010 at 5:02 pm

    Oh neat! That’s exactly what I need… and so cute, too! And hmmm… when was the last time I changed my Brita filter?

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    Cynthia (It All Changes)
    August 6, 2010 at 5:05 pm

    I love the review of something you bought yourself. I need to get something like to organize stuff since I use my old Trader Joe’s canvas bag to throw stuff in.

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    Kaitlin With Honey
    August 6, 2010 at 5:07 pm

    Haha! Your mom is funny. 🙂 My mom does stuff like that, too. Love the new camera bag! I need to invest in something like that. Two bags often gets cumbersome.

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    Camille
    August 6, 2010 at 5:12 pm

    Haha, I wish someone would remind me to change my Brita filter… I change it like, once a year. Gross!

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      Cara
      August 6, 2010 at 5:37 pm

      Ewwww that is gross !

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    Nancy @ The Wife of a Dairyman
    August 6, 2010 at 5:28 pm

    Super cute camera bag. I do the same thing….throw my camera in my purse! I’m sure not so good for the camera.
    Have a great evening:)

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    Heather
    August 6, 2010 at 5:30 pm

    super cute bag! I am about to get a DSLR camera and am nervous about where it will end up “sleeping’

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    Erin
    August 6, 2010 at 5:40 pm

    I’m *terrible* about changing my Brita filter. That’s what moms are for! 😉

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    Dee
    August 6, 2010 at 5:56 pm

    ooh, i love that bag!

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    Ann @ Appalachain Appetites
    August 6, 2010 at 5:59 pm

    That bag looks so substantial! What a great pick…I can totally see you wearing it 🙂

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    Paige @Running Around Normal
    August 6, 2010 at 5:59 pm

    That bag is clutch! Genius to have a bag that can tote around a DSLR or 40D EOS or other big camera!

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    Hillary [Nutrition Nut on the Run]
    August 6, 2010 at 6:02 pm

    I love your mom : )

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    sarah k. @ the pajama chef
    August 6, 2010 at 6:23 pm

    that bag is sweet! and unlike everyone else it seems, i change my brita filter religiously! i have to- our water is so gross otherwise. and i love water!

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    eatmovelove
    August 6, 2010 at 6:33 pm

    Great bag. I have a friend who sells her stuff on Etsy.

    I can’t comment on your Zucchini Pizza Post!! It says “Link is broken” ! But…I LOVE it… you know, it’s SO simple-like …well, it would take me FOREVER to make – but I mean simple in the ingredients…my pizzas are always LOADED with tomatoe sauce, CHEESE…and more sauce and more cheese ;)…veggies, ham, etc.
    How many servings? I always just eat the whole thing?!

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    Amy
    August 6, 2010 at 7:02 pm

    LOVE that bag! My DSLR wants one now too. Maybe I’ll have to buy her one… 🙂 You just created a shopping monster, Jenna!

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    Anya @ Fitness & Sunshine
    August 6, 2010 at 7:24 pm

    I change my filter exactly on time! lol 🙂 I just want to be safe and all.

    The bag is indeed very cute. My camera is bulky and putting in my purse is troublesome at times. I wish I had a bag like that to put it in–so neat!

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    Marie
    August 6, 2010 at 7:54 pm

    What a great bag! I definitely saw it and thought woah cute purse! Love it. And your mom… hilarious. Things like that totally make my day.

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    Janna (janna's keeping it real)
    August 6, 2010 at 8:51 pm

    Oh moms! Gotta love ’em! :0)

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    Ashley
    August 6, 2010 at 9:22 pm

    OMG, I really need to get one of these. It is super cute and I imagine that I would bring my DSLR around more often in a bag like that. I usually end up bringing my point and shoot along instead for that reason.

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    Kim
    August 6, 2010 at 9:54 pm

    Love everything about you posts today. Moms, purses and pizza three of my favorite things!
    Have fun this weekend!

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    Amanda
    August 6, 2010 at 11:22 pm

    What a sweet Mama : )

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    Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin
    August 7, 2010 at 5:44 am

    Love that bag! It has such a vintagey look to it!

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    Ananda Rollason
    August 7, 2010 at 6:38 am

    Nice find on that camera bag! I’m going to have to go check those out.

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    Ann
    August 7, 2010 at 7:26 am

    I love Etsy! What a great find!

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    Maria @ Kale and Cupcakes
    August 7, 2010 at 7:48 am

    LOVE all this new camera swag! I need new stuff, stat!

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    Kristi W.
    August 7, 2010 at 8:34 am

    How big is that bag? I’ve been looking for a camera bag/purse too, but not one that is too bulky. Would you mind posting measurements or a photo of a person holding it so we can see the size? Thanks!

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    Carly
    August 7, 2010 at 9:22 am

    I think your mom is absolutely precious. Love random packages from home! 😀

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    Heather
    August 7, 2010 at 12:24 pm

    i LOVE that camera bag! it’s so beautiful and the fact that it can hold 2 lenses and a camera is huge!

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    Lacey @ Lake Life
    August 8, 2010 at 7:09 pm

    That is so cute of your mom to do- moms are the best!

    P.S. Love the bag!

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    Edith
    August 8, 2010 at 9:05 pm

    Your mom is amazing.
    And if you post that every time, I’ll change mine on schedule too. yay!

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    Katie
    August 9, 2010 at 1:11 pm

    moms are the best because they do things like send us new brita filters when it’s time to change them. 🙂

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    Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca)
    August 15, 2010 at 3:26 pm

    I love that camera bag!

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