Tuesday, March 31, 2015

What I bought - March

I've seen a lot of bloggers doing monthly budget posts talking about how much they spent and I thought it would be a lot of fun to try myself.  I tried to not let anything that I bought slip through the cracks.  I really liked the idea of doing posts like these because I feel like it will shame me into not overspending anymore. lol!  I have a BIG shopping problem!  I always think I "need" everything.  

Here are the things that I absolutely "NEEDED" this month:
The top left section are items that I picked up at thrift stores this month.  I found a lot of great things! 

Thrifted items:
Satin Leopard Top - $1.99
Red Blazer - $4.99
Black Satin Top - $4.99
B&W Polka Dot Dress - $6.99
B&W bodycon dress - $6.99
B&W striped peplum top - $2.99
Total: $29.94

Other Items:
(I added links for items still available)
Leopard Cardigan - $14.54
Grey Blazer - $18.00
Striped scarf - $9.80
Black sandals - $16.96
Striped blazer - $19.94
White blazer - $19.94
Fushia top - $19.90
Striped bag - $9.97
White lace top - $19.90
Total: $163.74


Jewelry:
(All jewelry was BOGO Free!)
1. - $8.99
2. - $3.99
3. - $8.99
4.- $ 4.99
4. - $3.99
5. - $ 3.99
6. - $4.99
7. - $6.99
8. - $8.99
9. - $4.99
(Saved: $28.95!)
Total : $34.19
(i didn't realize that I made two #4's until really late and I was too tired to change it, sorry!)

GRAND TOTAL : $227.87

I got a little bit out of control this month...I am going to try to do better next month, but no promises!

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34 comments:

  1. I used to do these budget/shopping posts but I am not doing them anymore. I forget taking photos of everything I buy. You got a ton of great things. I am dying over ALL the jewelry. I have heard great things about Charming Charlie but we didn't have one in Michigan. I also agree with all of your clothing. All versatile pieces that are currently in. I need a B+W Striped Tote and Blazer like yours (2 great picks by the way) and I'd love some B+W Striped Smoking Loafers too though I keep buying new loafers lately. LOL

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  2. Julie Tucker-WolekMarch 31, 2015 at 5:21 AM

    LOL! I wish I only spent that this month ...but we went to Cali. sooooooooooooooo ... lol!! :)

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  3. I kept all my receipts for the month in one place so I could just easily look it up. The thrifted ones were a little harder because there are no descriptions on the receipt. lol! I love all of the new jewelry and I feel like I got a lot for that price too. I definitely needed the blazers! I'm trying to wear more blazers than cardigans this year, it really sharpens an outfit more. Now I just have to find a navy and/or khaki blazer! lol I really would love to find some striped loafers too!

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  4. hahaha! Well, I don't think vacations count! lol! You are supposed to spend on vacation. I also didn't include the books that I bought on this list. haha!

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  5. It is no question about how much you love leopard. Lol! It is cool to record what you bought. I used an APP to track how much I spend monthly and I don't even want to show my husband. Lol.

    Grace

    http://colorandgrace.com/

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  6. Thanks for sharing your haul for the month - it was indeed a blast!

    Best!
    Rebecca
    http://www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

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  7. I thought it would be a lot of fun to share. It will be fun to look at next year and decide how much I actually wore the items that year too

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  8. haha oh yeah, I'm definitely a big leopard addict. I just can't say no for some reason.

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  9. Loving all of your new items!! Those leopard sandals are so cute!! Can't wait to see how you style it all!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeatsoles.com

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  10. Looks like you got a lot of great stuff!
    Melanie @ meandmr.com

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  11. This is so interesting! I hope you enjoy wearing these items and sharing the outfits with us.

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  12. I'm really excited to start making different outfits and to add them into my wardrobe. I think this will help me remember what I have too.

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  13. Thanks! I'm really excited to start making new outfits. Some of them I've already worn a few times. lol

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  14. You scored some good items! Love the striped tote. :)

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  15. I love this idea! I never thought about doing a post like this and I think it is an incredible idea Julie. Also, you really did not spend that much.

    Chelsea
    Ginger Side of Life

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  16. I'm actually impressed you bought all of that for so little! You are a fantastic budget shopper! I am so jealous of all your cute stuff!

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  17. Adelynn LovelletteMarch 31, 2015 at 8:58 PM

    Those are some great purchases!

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  18. Thanks so much! I can't wait to find different ways to style these pieces

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  19. haha! I can't remember the last time I bought something full price. I'm a big deal shopper. lol! Come visit me in Pittsburgh and I'll take you shopping with me! hahaha! I'll take you to the deals. I was really excited to find those blazers for so cheap

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  20. Thanks so much! I thought it would be fun to document what I bought, so it will make me more mindful of my spending. I get carried away really easily. For the amount of stuff I ended up getting, I don't feel like it was that much, but it added up at the end. lol!

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  21. Thanks Ashley! I really loved that tote and thought it would be perfect summer

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  22. I'm really impressed with your dedication to find sales and good deals. I like deals but sometimes I feel too lazy to browse through everything on the sales racks. The jewellery you got looks so nice, I like the #3 necklace!

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  23. Oh my goodness! You found so many adorable items! I am dying over your thrifted dresses!! Wow I love them so much! I can't wait to get a better look at them. Plus all your great Charming Charlie goodies! We'll have to plan a day to wear our matching tops :)

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  24. I looooove budget posts and "what I got" posts! It's so fun to see where people spend their money and what kind of deals they get. (Clearly I could be doing better in that department judging by the deals you got!) I hope we get to see you in that Express lace tank. So pretty!

    Gina
    On the Daily Express

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  25. Such a cool post. Love the pearl accessories you picked up. By the way, congrats on your ad space selling and hopeful sold spot. I need to figure out how to do that when everything settle down at my end.

    Kreyola Jounerys | Instagram

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  26. Looks like a great month! I wish we had a Charming Charlie here - looks like they have a ton of great stuff, and so reasonably priced! Jealous.

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  27. I've been so obsessed with Charming Charlie since it opened about a year ago. I could probably spend a whole day in there and still not see everything.

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  28. Thank you so much! I have been loving pearls lately. If you need any help setting up ads let me know! I will try to help you out and give any tips I can!

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  29. I've worn that lace tank a couple times already, but for some reason never posted about it on the blog. I will have to work on a post for it. I'm such a deal hunter, I can't remember the last time I paid full price for something. lol!

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  30. I meant to do a whole post with my thrifted pieces but I think I ended up having a migraine and never got around to it. I just went back to the thrift store and bought SO many pairs of shoes (like 6!), 3 bags, and 2 scarves, so I may have to do a post about that one too. lol!

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  31. haha I think that's how a lot of my friends are too. They don't really want to bother with picking through everything, which I totally understand. I'm strange, because I find it relaxing. lol! I'm such a cheapskate that I rarely pay full price for anything. If I do I have to LOVE it. lol

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  32. You sure know how to shop cheap and dress classy!

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  33. Thank you so much! I really appreciate it

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