Annmarie has also set up her page for a “Mystery Hostess Party.” Order some of the Thirty-One swag that you’ve been dying to try out from now until November 12th. Every mama that places an order will have a chance to be the “hostess” of the party. The hostess has the opportunity to get FREE Thirty-One items, half-priced items and credit to order some more of their products. Click here to RSVP and join the fun party on Facebook!  https://i.pinimg.com/236x/c2/22/8c/c2228cf3269e04da59de201f4f7840ce--thirty-one-consultant-christmas-.jpg
Some backpacks are specifically designed to carry certain items. Common examples include backpacks for small valuable items such as laptops and cameras;[10] backpacks designed to hold laptop computers in particular generally have a padded compartment to hold the computer and medium-sized pockets and flaps to accommodate accessories such as charger cables and mice. These are especially common in college and university settings. In order to supply these devices with electricity, a few high-end backpacks are equipped with solar panels.[12] https://i.pinimg.com/236x/e2/23/a0/e223a0e331d6378c3246430d16664c98--thirtyone--party.jpg
Backpacks in general fall into one of four categories: frameless, external frame, internal frame, and bodypack. A pack frame, when present, serves to support the pack and distribute the weight of its contents across the body more appropriately, by transferring much of the weight to the hips and legs. Most of the weight is therefore taken off the shoulders, reducing the chance of injury from shoulder strap pressure (many backpacks equipped solely with shoulder straps can affect the posture of a person carrying more than 14 kg (30 lbs)), as well as being less restrictive of the upper body range of motion. Most backpacks are capable of being closed with either a buckle mechanism, a zipper, or a dry-bag type closure, though a few models use a drawstring fitted with a cord lock for the main compartment. https://i.pinimg.com/originals/8f/f9/68/8ff968fc9ca18ceaf21575454957a19b.jpg
Some backpacks are specifically designed to carry certain items. Common examples include backpacks for small valuable items such as laptops and cameras;[10] backpacks designed to hold laptop computers in particular generally have a padded compartment to hold the computer and medium-sized pockets and flaps to accommodate accessories such as charger cables and mice. These are especially common in college and university settings. In order to supply these devices with electricity, a few high-end backpacks are equipped with solar panels.[12] https://i.pinimg.com/236x/b1/b3/8a/b1b38a48c873d0640bd2cbc5457ea777.jpg
2. To redeem this offer, Hostesses with a qualifying party of $600 or more may choose the Close To Home™ Caddy for $17.40, Close To Home™ Tray for $21.60, Close To Home™ Table Gallery for $21.60, Close To Home™ Decor Box for $25.20 or Close To Home™ Round Tray for $25.20. Includes personalization. Limit one per Hostess. Qualifying party sales exclude tax, shipping and all Hostess Rewards. Valid for qualifying party orders submitted 1-30 April 2019. Prior to tax and shipping. While supplies last. Customer Specials and Hostess Rewards cannot be combined. https://i.pinimg.com/236x/f5/c4/5e/f5c45eebe31a9c5a8ecd5a0881faba79--pure-romance-next-day.jpg

“We’re honored to be involved with World Vision for the fifth year in a row,” said Wendy Bradshaw, Executive Director of Community Affairs at Thirty-One Gifts. “We’ve been very pleased to see our products used to assist people who are in need around the world – whether it’s survivors of a natural disaster, refugees, or children in poverty. It’s our pleasure to help more individuals and families in need everywhere through our donation match. We are hopeful many people will double their donation through this match on Giving Tuesday.”
Nordstrom offers a beautiful selection of backpacks for women, whether you're looking for a durable nylon book bag, a versatile leather backpack/purse or a trendy mini backpack. From super-practical backpacks to super-luxe bags, we've got you covered. Nordstrom carries your favorite outdoor-heritage brands—including Jansport and The North Face,—plus top designer labels like Gucci. https://i.pinimg.com/564x/15/4b/26/154b2626893ef6944006eed229da082e--lucrative-lip-gloss-in-color.jpg
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Why you’ll love it:  Let your style shine with a fashion-forward backpack purse! Our Boutique Backpack purse is a polished way to go hands free all day – then transition stylishly to evening. This small backpack purse in supple faux leather features an on-trend design, plenty of pockets and adjustable straps in coordinating cotton stripe.  Key features: Pebbled faux leather Double zipper closure One interior zipper pocket Two exterior zipper pockets Adjustable patterned cotton backpack straps and locker loop 13"H x 9"L x 4.625"D Straps adjust from 30" to 57" https://i.pinimg.com/236x/af/7c/c0/af7cc0dc43aad1f42c1edef4c1cc00c2.jpg

While the Thirty One Gifts catalog shows beautiful traditional purses, they are only a small part of the impressive product catalog made available to lucky 31 Gifts party goers. From large totes that are ideal to bring along to the beach to small organizational pouches for home use, shoppers enjoy the selection of fabrics, embroidery customization options and matching accessories available for each product. With a color and pattern palette that greets each season with exciting new offerings and secret hostess-exclusive items, there’s a little something for everyone under the Thirty One Gifts umbrella. https://i.pinimg.com/236x/2b/99/5b/2b995ba78c35b0786e34f10bd4dd45dc--thirty-one-vip-group-thirty-one-join-my-team.jpg?b


The internal frame backpack is a recent innovation, invented in 1967 by Greg Lowe, who went on to found Lowe Alpine and Lowepro, companies specializing in backpacks and other forms of carrying bags for various equipment.[8] An internal-frame pack has a large fabric section around an internal frame composed of strips of either aluminum, titanium or plastic, sometimes with additional metal stays to reinforce the frame. A complex series of straps works with the frame to distribute the weight and hold it in place. The internal frame permits the pack to fit closely to the wearer's back and minimizes shifting of the load, which is desirable when participating in activities that involve upper-body movement such as scrambling over rocky surfaces and skiing. However, the tight fit reduces ventilation, so these type of packs tend to be more sweaty than external frame packs. The internal construction also allows for a large storage compartment; a few lash points (including webbing loops and straps for sleeping bags and other large items) may be present, but as the frame is completely integrated, it is difficult to securely lash larger and heavier items which do not fit inside the compartment to the outside of the pack. Internal frame packs originally suffered from smaller load capacity and less comfortable fit during steady walking, but newer models have improved greatly in these respects. In addition, because of their snug fit, the improved internal frame models have largely replaced external frame backpacks for many activities.
Another product Annmarie sent me is the Timeless Beauty Bag. It has three clear PVC zipper pockets on the inside, as well as ‘brush’ holders (which I’ve also used for pens). It folds in thirds and snaps closed. One handle also unsnaps so that you can attach it to things easier, like the back of a car seat, a door handle, or a chair — wherever you need it. https://i.pinimg.com/236x/f8/cb/4c/f8cb4c95a219de6fc34fbb10dd8f955c--love-my-job-i-love.jpg
The internal frame backpack is a recent innovation, invented in 1967 by Greg Lowe, who went on to found Lowe Alpine and Lowepro, companies specializing in backpacks and other forms of carrying bags for various equipment.[8] An internal-frame pack has a large fabric section around an internal frame composed of strips of either aluminum, titanium or plastic, sometimes with additional metal stays to reinforce the frame. A complex series of straps works with the frame to distribute the weight and hold it in place. The internal frame permits the pack to fit closely to the wearer's back and minimizes shifting of the load, which is desirable when participating in activities that involve upper-body movement such as scrambling over rocky surfaces and skiing. However, the tight fit reduces ventilation, so these type of packs tend to be more sweaty than external frame packs. The internal construction also allows for a large storage compartment; a few lash points (including webbing loops and straps for sleeping bags and other large items) may be present, but as the frame is completely integrated, it is difficult to securely lash larger and heavier items which do not fit inside the compartment to the outside of the pack. Internal frame packs originally suffered from smaller load capacity and less comfortable fit during steady walking, but newer models have improved greatly in these respects. In addition, because of their snug fit, the improved internal frame models have largely replaced external frame backpacks for many activities.

While the Thirty One Gifts catalog shows beautiful traditional purses, they are only a small part of the impressive product catalog made available to lucky 31 Gifts party goers. From large totes that are ideal to bring along to the beach to small organizational pouches for home use, shoppers enjoy the selection of fabrics, embroidery customization options and matching accessories available for each product. With a color and pattern palette that greets each season with exciting new offerings and secret hostess-exclusive items, there’s a little something for everyone under the Thirty One Gifts umbrella. https://i.pinimg.com/236x/2b/99/5b/2b995ba78c35b0786e34f10bd4dd45dc--thirty-one-vip-group-thirty-one-join-my-team.jpg?b


The external frame is typically made from aluminum, other lightweight metal alloy, and recently reinforced synthetic polymers or plastic and is equipped with a system of straps and tautly-stretched netting which prevents contact between the metal frame and user's back. In addition to comfort, this "stand-off" provides the additional benefit of creating air circulation between the frame and the wearer's back. For this reason, external frame packs are generally considered to be a "cooler load" than internal frame designs. External frame packs have a fabric "sack" portion which is usually smaller than that of internal frame packs, but have exposed frame portions above and below the sack to accommodate attachment of larger items. In addition, the sack can often be removed entirely, permitting the user to customize the configuration of their load, or to transport a non-conventional load such as a quartered game animal. Military packs are often external frame designs due to their ability to carry loads of different shapes, sizes and weights. https://i.pinimg.com/originals/b6/47/96/b64796a90bd0726ae5fa1a8a7f2ae250.jpg
Thirty-One’s new Catalog is full of collections, products and prints perfect for fall! Flip through the pages for gift ideas, fall fashion must-haves and new collections like the Get Creative line of crafting bags and accessories. Get excited for all-new photo personalization in Photo by Thirty-One and fresh prints in Global Inspired. What will you be loving this fall? Shop the new Catalog starting August 1!
External frame packs were designed to carry heavy loads (>20 kg or 40 lb), giving the wearer more support and protection and better weight distribution than a simple, frameless strapped bag. Wooden pack frames were used for centuries around the world. Ötzi the Iceman may have used one in Copper Age Alpine Italy,[5][6] though some archaeologists believe the frame found with the body was part of a snowshoe. Such packs are common in military and mountaineering applications;[7] metal versions first appeared in the mid-20th century.
External frame packs were designed to carry heavy loads (>20 kg or 40 lb), giving the wearer more support and protection and better weight distribution than a simple, frameless strapped bag. Wooden pack frames were used for centuries around the world. Ötzi the Iceman may have used one in Copper Age Alpine Italy,[5][6] though some archaeologists believe the frame found with the body was part of a snowshoe. Such packs are common in military and mountaineering applications;[7] metal versions first appeared in the mid-20th century. https://i.pinimg.com/236x/8d/6f/87/8d6f873a5f9b925fe764eecba26a075b.jpg
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