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Closet Fashionista's Spending Challenge: January Recap



  Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 8:15 AM   |    Post a Comment     Tagged:,, 
I was bad this month and bought the Gilmore Girls complete series, but I have wanted it for so long and found a great deal on eBay...so I just did it. I was still under my budget this month...but I almost went over, haha...hopefully next month I'm WAY under. But the shopping trip I was supposed to take on Sunday is now happening this Sunday...so who knows what will happen :/
  • January 8 Gilmore Girls Complete Series $92
  • January 8 Jeans from Express [returned]
  • January 15 Mulberry for Target Bag, Target Clogs, Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit, long sleeve top $15 (most was paid for by returning the dress) 
  • January 29 Tahari Sweater at Marshalls $20 [bought 2 but am selling one...didn't include the one I'm selling since I hope to make the $20 or more back]
  • January 29 Tahari Shoes at DSW $24 [not sure about these yet...]
  • January 30 Chanel Riva Nail Polish + 2 Free Samples $27 [HUGE splurge...haha]
TOTAL: $178
LEFT: $22

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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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34 comments:

  1. i love the draw of the title !!

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  2. Hey, you're still $22 under so you did pretty decent!

    xoxo ~ Courtney
    http://sartorialsidelines.blogspot.com

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  3. I wish I could budget myself like you can!

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  4. I need to start budgetting like this :)
    great post - it's got me all motivated to become organised!! x

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  5. Great finds!! I am really proud of you and a great variety! Love the sweater!

    Be sure to enter my amazing Giveaway from Splenderosa!

    xoxo
    Karena
    Art by Karena

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  6. haha, keeping a record of what you spend can be very... Confronting :D

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  7. i love that you do these budget posts to make yourself accountable :)

    Isabel @ Walk of Fashion

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  8. me encanta lo del presupuesto!!.. yo deberia hacerlo tambien!!
    Besos enormes
    http://ilmiopiccolocapricciobyfabiola.blogspot.com/

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  9. Wow, this is very impressive! You're doing very well! Love the idea, I think we could all use something like this to limit our shopping.

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  10. Hey you stuck to that well!! You're under by $22!! AND you scored some great things, too.

    xo,
    C

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  11. 22 is not bad at all! lol
    I wish I could make a budget this month, I'll try it!

    See you :)

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  12. I like that you're under budget and still talk about how bad you did lol. Do a review on the Chanel when you get it! :)

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  13. Here's hoping you make more back on the Tahari sweater!

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  14. It's so interesting to see this written out! Good for you keeping under budget!! You still have a few bucks left for next month!

    http://www.glamlatte.com

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  15. I never spend so much in a month, haha. Because nothing to buy!:))

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  16. i really love gilmore girls (i've seen all of the episodes!), so i think it was a great purchase!

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  17. gilmore girls is like a life necessity though right?!

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  18. mmmmm Gilmore Girls marathon.... I'm coming over.

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  19. $22.00 is a half a tank of gas...you did great!!!

    Stop by and say Hello:)
    Check out my 30x30 Remix….Let’s do this!♥

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  20. I was never into the GIlmore Girls, but did watch a few episodes and what I saw was interesting!

    I am so going to join you on that challenge!! Even though I always do try to stay under a budget, I am so committing to this.


    xoxo,
    melrod

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  21. You still have $22 left! I'm impressed...I don't think I would have the willpower to not spend it! BTW, I love the Chanel polish! xx

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  22. You're tooo good. I need to be this disciplined!

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  23. That Tahari purchse is fantastic! As I said this before, I love when you do this post!

    Stay Happy and Positive!

    besos,

    ML


    20 YORK STREET

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  24. Maybe I really nothing to buy, haha.^^ My life is only eat and sleep and study and blogging. Nothing to do already, haha! :D

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  25. That Gilmore Girls set was DEFINITELY worth the $92, if not more :P

    xx

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  26. Found your blog and loving it. Sending out a a great message to all girls that you don't need to spend a million dollars to be fashionable. Your newest follower ;)

    Grace x
    secretly styled.

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  27. just stumbled onto your blog, love your style.
    follow me if you like mine:

    prettyvintage1.blogspot.com :)

    xxxx

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  28. Girl coming out under budget is always a good thing! And the GG series is totally worth the splurge :) I recently did the same thing for the SATC series.

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