Friday, December 30, 2016

December Budget

december 2016 clothing budget

1. White tunic-c/o Romwe (save, splurge, worn here)
2. Olive lace up top-c/o Romwe (save, splurge)
3. Grey jacket-c/o SheIn (save, splurge, worn here)
4. Purple floral dress-c/o eshakti (save, splurge, worn here)
5. Sequined sweatshirt- $10.56 (save, splurge)
6. Red flats-c/o Ja-Vie (save, splurge, worn here)
7. Purple half zip top-Costco $13.63 (save, splurge)
8. Navy off the shoulder sweater dress-c/o Makemechic (save, splurge, worn here)
Total: $37.82


With all the craziness that goes along with Christmas, it wasn't a big shopping month for me. I actually made my only 2 purchases just 2 days ago and came so close to spending nothing this month. In the words of my daughter, "Aw, man!" When my in-laws visited, we went to do a bit of shopping and pick up a few things. We ended up in Hobby Lobby and I saw the cutest sequined sweatshirt for $10. It was a display piece they were selling. Since I am a sucker for sequins and great prices it ended up in my cart. Then there were some great athletic pieces at Costco later. I am in need of some long sleeve running tops so the quarter zip also ended up as a purchase. Now the trail or sidewalk needs to clear off so I can go running and use it! I actually had purchased some riding boots as a replacement for mine because the heel is getting very scuffed and worn. They were gorgeous, but had scratches in them. I reordered them but the same thing happened. It's really too bad because they are comfortable and have a great classic look. For next month I am kind of on the look out for a different replacement pair. It's a great time to buy with all the sales and stores changing their inventory to spring, too. I've gotten so many amazing deals on shoes in January! These MK ones are a great price, but I also have my eye on these Tory Burch ones. Otherwise I am on the hunt for a grey cardigan and some burgundy heels. I haven't decided if I want velvet or not!
What is on your wish list for next month?


10 comments:

  1. I absolutely adore that sequined sweatshirt. This time of year has me in the mood for anything sequined!

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  2. So many great items. The ones that stand out to me are the sparkly top, the olive lace up top and those red flats!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

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  3. You ended up with some great pieces this month - I love the off the shoulder sweater dress.
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  4. What a cute sweatshirt and great price! You did amazingly well at not shopping for yourself this month. I'd say you definitely earned the grey cardigan and burgundy heels!
    Gina || On the Daily Express

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  5. I haven't bought much this month either. It's crazy how busy it gets! Looks like you got some great gifted items, and I like what you bought too. Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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  6. Those month has been about gifts for other people.. I totally feel ya. That sequins sweater is too cute and a great deal!

    xo
    Mel

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  7. Oh I can see why you got that sequin top - what a great piece, and an absolute bargain! :) You did well only buying 2 things this year.

    Hope you had a wonderful Christmas and you have a happy new year :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

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  8. You got some great basics for sure. I loooove those red flats - are they comfortable? On my wishlist is a really comfortable but high quality pair of flats, actually.

    Happy new year!
    -Nout @ Sandpaper Kisses Blog

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