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Closet Fashionista's Spending Challenge: September Recap

  Friday, October 1, 2010 at 8:00 AM   |    Post a Comment     Tagged:,, 
Well the first month of my Spending Challenge is complete! Here's the recap of what I've bought! I was doing well until the last day, then I exploded, but I still stayed under budget. XD
  • September 9 - Albert Nipon Blazer (eBay) $12.94 Sadly selling it since it didn't fit, buy it
  • September 11 - Stuff at Art Fair $4 
  • September 12 - Theory Dress (Marshalls) $29 
  • September 17 - McDonald's and Open Gym (gymnastics) with my friend $8.56
  • September 18 - Bookshelf at Tag Sale $4 
  • September 18 - Top & Socks from Kohl's $0 (mom paid since I gave her a dress)
  • September 19 - Socks (DSW) $0.95
  • September 19 - Dinner at Ruby Tuesday's $10
  • September 24 - Chinese at Work $4
  • September 24 - Ralph Lauren Sweater & ? Purse (GoodWill) $13.99
  • September 24 - Birthday Gift for Sister (Target) $8.47
  • September 30 - Urban Outfitters Order $18.97 (was $35.97, but I got $17 when we returned my Simply Vera top, I'll show you what I got soon!)      UPDATE:  RETURNED ONE OF THE SHIRTS THAT WAS 13.49 SO THE TOTAL IS NOW $5.48
  • September 30 - Empire Magazine Featuring HP $7 (the magazine won't actually be purchased until tomorrow but I gave the money to my sister today ;)
Total: $108.39
Left: $41.61

I also bought my Digital Video Camera for $62, but that was exempt from the challenge :)

Remember, if you want to join you can at any point! Just make up a contract for yourself and try to keep to it each month!

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Loves to get bargains on clothes and is obsessed with Harry Potter and Disney. By day she is a freelance graphic and web designer. She also has a slight obsession with movies.

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  1. You did a very good job! Can be proud of yourself :) I haven't visited your blog in a while, sorry for that, i was busy graduating!
    But im back and checking all the posts i have missed haha.

    Sjanna from wehavebeenexpectingyou

  2. Yes, you did a great job! You should def give yourself a pat on the back for sticking so closely to your self-challenge. :) Go, you!

  3. Nice work! I have myself on a yearly, rather than monthly, spending allowance and I've been able to stick to it pretty consistently for the last few years.

    xoxo ~ Courtney

  4. Good for you did duper great....and I can honestly say that I probably couldnt do it!! lol

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  5. Nice job! I unfortunately didnt do so well... I did terrible in fact...But there's always next month! AND I'M GONNA TRY REALLY REALLY HARD!!

    xoxo, jaz

  6. Way to go! Hope you're able to keep it up :)

  7. You did amazing this month girl. I am so inspired.

    This month I am trying out a new budget for the very first time. We'll see how it goes. :)

    Love from Toronto, Canada

  8. I cannot believe you did it! Incredible hun!

  9. You got to be one of the most efficient fashionable lady I know. You are just on top of things - all the time!

    I can't tell you enough how much I appreciate it!

    Merci beaucoup!

  10. Haha, Empire Magazine featuring HP made me laugh so hard. Getting excited?


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