Singer-dancer-TV judge Paula Abdul has a little bit of everything in her roomy YSL Downtown tote -- with one exception.

"I'm not reading a book at the moment," says the single star, 50. "I'm actually writing one!"

What other surprises is she packing?

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Rah-Rah, Relaxation!

"I have a bear-shape Kikerland neck pillow from Tweak, my cousin's L.A. store. I've sustained dancing and cheerleading injuries that affect my neck, and regular pillows aren't comfortable for me when I travel."

Ponying Up

"I carry elastics in my purse because L.A. can be blazing-hot midday, then cool at night. I never know what mood my hair will be in!" 

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Doggie Bag

"Greenies Dental Treats help clean the teeth of my Chihuahuas, Bessie Moo, Tulip, Thumbelina and Tinkerbell, and my Yorkie, Charity."

Vitamin Power

"I keep the Fembody Hair, Nails, & Skin Beauty Activator handy. It helps make my hair shiny!"

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Blanket Statement

"I always bring my Little Giraffe satin wrap to wear around my shoulders. It's so warm and soft."

More Essentials: 

Forever by Paula Abdul Shimmer Bead Convertible Necklace ($30,

Forever by Paula Abdul Shimmer Bead Double Row Bracelet ($15,

This article originally appeared on Paula Abdul: What's in My Bag?