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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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Shopping Plan: Week 35

*Week 35 of My Great Shopping Plan of 2010, where I attempt to stay on a budget and fill out my wardrobe* Gap Curvy Pants, $59.50 Last week, I finally did what I’ve been saying I would do for months, … Continue reading

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Shopping Ban: Week 11

Striped Cotton Pajama Pants  $13 (Target) I realize that this is certainly not the most thrilling shopping ban post ever.  But I’m sticking to my budget, I didn’t have a lot of shopping time this week, and this is what … Continue reading

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Shopping Ban: Weeks 9 & 10

At the end of week 8, I had $15 in free money left.  To that can be added $50 of free money for October, plus $30 of ban money for two weeks.  Let’s see how I spent it. Lush Brown … Continue reading

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Not Buying It (Book Review)

Not Buying It: My Year Without Shopping While I did buy something this week, I didn’t have time to take any pictures before leaving for San Diego.  So instead, I thought I’d review a book that I read a few … Continue reading

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Shopping Ban: Week 8

I’m discovering that I’m really focusing on accessories right now during this ban.  They’re generally more affordable than garments, and they can work to create completely new looks with pieces that you already have.  So here’s what I bought this … Continue reading

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Shopping Ban: Week 6

Magenta Vintage Vera Silk Scarf  = $8 at local antique shop (it’s much more vibrant than the image lets on) Well, one thing I’ve learned is that it’s a lot easier to stick to a shopping ban when you are … Continue reading

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Shopping Ban: Week 4

So, I didn’t buy anything this week, mostly because I don’t get my first full paycheck until next Friday, and money is very tight.  Also, I’m going to the beach for four days starting tomorrow, so I want to save … Continue reading

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Budget Confessions

(photo by me) If you’ve been following my blog for awhile, you may know that I’ve been trying to stick to a budget since January.  For a recap, go read my Spring Update and Summer Update. I have a confession … Continue reading

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Summer budget update

(photo by me) So budgeting wise, I kind of screwed up in the month of May.  I don’t regret it, but I learned a lot about how I spend.  Part of what pushed me over was buying my new Fiorenzas, … Continue reading

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