Inside My Wallet

This is the wallet I am currently using. It is a Gucci replica, a gift from my sister-in-law last Christmas. I asked for a red medium sized wallet because according to Feng Shui  red wallet and accessories will bring me luck since I was born in the year of the fire pig. Red symbolizes fire and good luck.  But my SIL can’t see a red one so she gave me this.

When I took its picture, the money inside is just P551.00. May be because I am not using a red wallet that is  why money is not staying long in it, ehehe. Other things inside my wallet are my two ATM cards, my Social Security System ID and family picture. I  don’t have any credit card because I am an impulsive shopper so a big NO for credit cards.
Have you ever thought how the use of wallet came about? Wallets, as a word, have been used by ancient people since the first century AD. It refers to a knapsack or a bag for carrying articles. In Ancient Greece, the wallet was used by a poor man to stock his provisions. As time went by and the Renaissance period came about, metals or coins were now being used as a mode of exchange. And from here, the wallet  has evolved from a pack of provisions to packs that could contain coins or sometimes, statements of accounts. (source)
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13 thoughts on “Inside My Wallet

  1. same here,mommy rossel–wala akong credit card kaya wala din akong paypal account lol! i doubt naman na magkaroon ng red wallet–i prefer black or brown naman.Love the family pic!^_^

  2. attractive yong wallet mo sis , simple ang design but elegant ang dating..me too i don't have credit card, only debit:)red wallet is sooo cute din, I have one before but I gave it to my sister…

  3. uy, I love the trivia about the origins of the wallet! Nice work! I'm a history buff kasi, hehe.

    Natawa naman ako dun sa 2nd paragraph mo about the red wallet thing, hehe.

    Lovely wallet, Mommy Rossel. I like Gucci wallets kasi they're so creative with their designs!

    Have a great weekend! πŸ™‚

  4. korek ka about credit card, i am an impulsive shopper so most of the time iniiwan ko tlga ang wallet ko sa bahay pag ppnta ako ng mall hihihi πŸ™‚ pero sige lika shopping tau!! hihihi

    thanks for the info about wallet hiihih i always learn something new here tlga hihi

    bdw, next Thursday will be my last stint as the host of Girls Talk, I shall see you with your post on what’s inside your bag.. can’t wait to see your fab bag actually.. =)

    please stay tuned for the revelation on who will be the new host and the new home of GT starting july.. but I still will be joining GT so I shall not miss your post!

    Thanks for joining and for all your support at GT. Happy weekend girl!

  5. Very educational post about wallets. Nice to know the origin of wallet and how it evolved to its present form because of the invention of coin money. Thanks for the post. God bless you always.

  6. ay naman… as always, may food for thought nanaman si are rossel… thanks sa info again…

    hhmm… makapag red na nga din… baka pag red na coin purse ko eh lagi ng may coins… haha!!!

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