Daily Archives: December 1, 2012

November Shopping Summary




1. Bauble Bar Earrings – $10 (Bauble Bar donated $10 to Sandy relief for every pair of these sold)

2. Forever 21 White Shimmer Boucle Jacket  – $29.80

3. The Limited Snake Print Full Skirt – $11.99 (similar)

4. Forever 21 Metallic Gold Polka Dot Blouse – $19.80 (seen here)

5. Mini Bubble Necklace via Groopdealz – $8 (similar) (seen here)

6. The Limited Houndstooth Print Skirt – $23.99 (similar)

7. Express Faux Fur Vest via Poshmark – $30.50 (paid for with Poshmark credits)  (similar) (seen here)

Total out of pocket: $103.58

So, my sort of moving target of a monthly budget is $150.  Which means even if I hadn’t bought my faux fur vest using Poshmark credits I earned from sales I would still have come in under budget!  Hooray!

I didn’t do any shopping on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, however.  Honestly, I try not to buy myself much of anything between Thanksgiving and my birthday (January 12th, FYI) so that I don’t accidently buy something that someone else wanted to buy for me.  I figure I can always stock up after the holidays.

This past month I had a few impulse purchases.  I knew I wanted the gold polka dot top after seeing it on Franziska several times, I had been eying the houndstooth skirt for several months, and I’d saved the faux fur vest on Poshmark a few weeks before I bought it (just waiting for the shipping special ($5.50 for anything $25 and over) and earning enough credits).  But the boucle jacket, the bubble necklace, the snake print skirt, and the earrings were just things that caught my eye.  At least the earrings were for a good cause?