Wednesday, February 5, 2014

January Budget

I thought this year I'd start trying to budget my clothing purchases, or you know, at least track them so I know how much I've been spending.  I was aiming for $300 a month, since that's what a couple of bloggers who shop at similar stores as me stick to (ahem, Jill and Kaitlin).

It turns out I am a crazy spender and definitely need to rein myself in.  Working in the Loop is just dangerous :)  Here's the damage:


Betsy Johnson Bag - Originally $98, on sale $39.99 (still might return this if I can find the receipt)
Sole Society SandalsOriginally $59.95, on sale $29.98
Loft Circle Skirt - Originally $59.50, on sale $29.75
Loft Blouse - Originally $59.50, on sale $29.75
Target Swimsuit - Originally $39.99, on sale $31.99 minus a $25 giftcard = $6.99

Not pictured: 
Black Coach bag - Originally $258.00, on sale $54.00
Coral Coach bag - Originally $228, on sale $89.55
Loft Circle Skirt - Originally $49.99, on sale $25.00
Loft Woven Sweater - Originally $59.95, on sale $35.97
Banana Republic Sequined Sleeve Tee - Originally $80, on sale $25.99

Total spent: $431.92
Total saved: $625.91

Sooooo here's hoping I do better next month!




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10 comments :

  1. That LOFT skirt is a great buy–you'll get a lot of use out of it!

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  2. I love this idea - I might steal it to help keep my spending in check too!

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  3. Ahh bathing suits already? This is going to be dangerous for my wallet

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  4. That bathing suit is fantastic!! And honestly you got great deals this month!

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  5. Wow it's amazing the deals you got! Great purchases!

    -Alex

    http://www.monstermisa.blogspot.com/

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  6. You did awesome! I love those orange pumps.

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  7. love the nude pumps and that one piece!

    love from San Francisco,

    Britt+Whit

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  8. Loving the classic pumps!

    xoxo, KP

    Eleventh & Sixteenth

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  9. Clever Girl ReviewsFebruary 5, 2014 at 2:45 PM

    Loving those shoes!
    www.clevergirlreviews.com

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  10. Everything you bought was on sale!! That is a huge positive... AND* you saved double what your budget goal was, I think that definitely counts for something! Have you heard of Fran's (franish.blogspot.com) Budgeting Bloggers? She has a linkup every month!

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