Category Archives: Budgeting and Shopping

Posts about my struggle with sticking to a tight budget, including my Shopping Ban and Shopping Plan of 2010.

10 Tips for Planning a Wedding in 8 Weeks

My husband and I got married back in February, and it was a wonderful, beautiful ceremony.  It was also super budget friendly and planned in 8 weeks!  I figure I learned a few things about planning weddngs, and it makes … Continue reading

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Wardrobe Gaps List: Revisited

My closet, Nov 2011 (this is why I have a limited wardrobe) To help me focus in my shopping once again, I’ve re-created and updated my Wardrobe Gaps list.  Some of these are repeats from my 2010 list, but many … Continue reading

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Wardrobe Inventory: Revisited

The last time I did a Wardrobe Inventory was back in 2009.  Back then, I was only working part time, and still struggling to figure out exactly what I liked.  I was beginning to experiment a lot.  Some of those … Continue reading

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How to (hopefully) get out of a style rut

Over this past year, I’ve grown into a bit of a style rut.  I’ve been focusing very heavily on my job (which I love!), paying off my debt (which I don’t love) and generally trying to be happy.  Unfortunately, this … Continue reading

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Spring Breakin'

I’ve had this whole week off for Spring Break, and it’s been glorious!  Here’s what I’ve been up to: Getting my read on:  I’m a librarian, so I’m always in the middle of a book.  Since I had so much … Continue reading

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Shopping Plan: December

*December edition of My Great Shopping Plan of 2010, where I attempt to stay on a budget and fill out my wardrobe* At the end of November, I had $63.50 to add on to my $125 for December.  Here’s what … Continue reading

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Shopping Plan: November

*November edition of My Great Shopping Plan of 2010, where I attempt to stay on a budget and fill out my wardrobe* Between money left over from October and the $125 I budgeted for November, I had $188.50 to spend … Continue reading

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Shopping Plan: October

*October edition of My Great Shopping Plan of 2010, where I attempt to stay on a budget and fill out my wardrobe* Green top, Boden, $15 on eBay White top, Sandra Ingrish, $25? at Nordstom Rack Magenta Tank, Splendid, $16? … Continue reading

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Shopping Plan update

Because of my schedule, writing weekly shopping plan posts is starting to turn into a chore rather than something that I enjoy.  Because of this, I’m going to only post about my shopping plan once a month for the remainder … Continue reading

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Shopping Plan: Week 36

*Week 36 of My Great Shopping Plan of 2010, where I attempt to stay on a budget and fill out my wardrobe* Rummage Sale Clothes, $15 Usually, I never get much in the way of rummage sales, because there’s always … Continue reading

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