Monday, July 31, 2017

July Budget

july monthly clothing budget



1. Jeans-c/o Pink Blush
2. Floral dress-c/o Pink Blush (worn here)
3. Floral baseball tee-c/o Pink Blush
4. Beaded collar necklace-Primark $1.25 (save, splurge)
5. Coral tassel earrings-Primark $4.75 (save, splurge, worn here)
6. Yellow tunic-Dunnes $31.98 (save, splurge)
7. Blush floral blouse- Dunnes $19.18 (save, splurge)
8. Ireland sweatshirt- $23 (not pictured)
9. Pink leather earrings-c/o Lavish Leathers (worn here)
10. Striped leather earrings-c/o Lavish Leathers (worn here)
11. Grey heathered sweatshirt-Costco $15.83 (save, splurge)
12. Herringbone sweatshirt-Costco $15.83 (savesplurge)
13. Green floral dress-c/o SheIn (save, splurge)
14. Blue embroidered babydoll top-c/o SheIn (save, splurge, worn here)
15. White and black embroidered top-c/o SheIn (savesave, splurge, worn here)
Total: $111.82

I've been lucky to visit Ireland several times over the years and something I always love to do while there is shop! There are a few stores I love that are not available in the states. I was hoping they would have some maternity clothes so I could pick up some souvenirs! Except I couldn't find maternity clothes anywhere during the 1 day I could go shopping. Bummer. I did find a few fun jewelry pieces and at the last store I got a gorgeous pink blouse in a couple sizes up and a tunic that fits perfectly over my bump! I also picked up a few lounge wear pieces this month from Costco. These soft jackets were only $15 and after 2 weeks I could not decide between the colors so I ended up getting both at the insistence of my husband. Although I think he just didn't want to stand there while I debated. Haha!

I don't have anything I am looking for next month except maybe a burgundy cardigan. The one I wanted at Nordstrom sold out really fast! I see lots of cute clothes in stores, but it helps that none of it fits right now so I have no desire to buy anything. We are trying to combine closets with the baby coming so I have been trying to donate and toss some of the clothing I already have instead of buying more. Instead I may spend my clothing budget on some pampering next month like a mani, pedi, or facial!
What is on your wish list?
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13 comments:

  1. Love all these floral pieces you got! All the earrings are so chic too.

    http://www.kathrineeldridge.com

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  2. You did a great job shopping and I say heck yes, spend your clothing budget on services that pamper you! You deserve it!
    xo,
    Kellyann

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  3. I always love a peek into your budget as well as a look at some great finds!

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  4. Oooh I love the floral pieces! It's a shame you couldn't buy much clothing when you were in Ireland but it's good that you were able to get a few accessories - they will be perfect all through your pregnancy and beyond! :)

    I like the idea of putting some of your budget towards pampering too - you need the relaxation even more when pregnant, especially when you have a kid already! :)

    Hope you have had a great weekend! :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

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  5. LOL, a burgundy cardigan is on my fall wishlist too. I also considered the NSale one but after it was too late! Oh well, I'm sure other stores will carry something similar in the fall. Love this recap as always!
    Gina || On the Daily Express

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  6. You always do so great with your budget! I've recently been shopping my little heart out, so I'm trying to refrain for a little bit!

    Brooke
    Pumps and Push-Ups

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  7. These are all so so pretty!! The yellow dress/top is gorgeous with the exact yellow shade, love it! Xx

    www.thefashionfolks.com

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  8. I agree with Brooke! I've been shopping a lot recently too but am only buying pieces I can wear well into fall since it doesn't cool down here until like, November! You do a great job staying on track!

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  9. That blue embroidered babydoll top was my fave this month and your leather earrings!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

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  10. Love the way you have categorized them in save and splurge. Great picks.
    Vaishali
    http://www.vivaciouswish.com

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  11. Love what you got this month. Bummer you weren't able to find anything in Ireland.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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  12. That's such a great idea to use the monthly budget on pampering instead, Laura!!
    As much as I love shopping (and I do), there are times that I think I have way too much!! (kinda like everyday..ha ha)
    XOXO
    Jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

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