No Shopping February

So, here's the thing.  I have a slight shopping problem.  Ok, not so slight.  It's enough of an issue that I've decided to take drastic measures: I am not going to shop (for anything other than food and actual necessities) the entire month of February.

Sure, I chose the shortest month (in not a leap year) for a reason.  I didn't choose all of lent (like I have in the past) for a reason.  I am actively making it as easy on myself to stick to as possible.  But here's the thing - I want to stick to it.  

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I told my friend Tamara this the other night as I reasoned that I needed the 12 bottles of wine (yes, for real. 12 bottles) because I wasn't going to shop in the month of February and she laughed at me.  Understandably.

I love clothes.  I love to try new things.  I am a product junkie.  I made sure to buy the things I actually need (that aren't actual necessities) in January.  For example, my curling wand finally went to hair tool heaven and the panic attack that ensued assured me that I needed to purchase one quickly.  I decided to take the opportunity to buy 3 different styles (all returnable after trying!) and try them in order to share my results with you lovelies (Look for an analysis in the future!).

I am hoping February 2018 will help my bank account out a bit and also get me to try some new things as distractions.  To be completely transparent: I am keeping my Rent the Runway Unlimited subscription (because I am obsessed with it), I may have done a bit of overboard shopping in January which prompted this, and I have a Trunk Club and Wantable coming because I wanted to do a comparison.  Le sigh.  I admit, I am not the best at this..  

But!  I will continue to share my loves, the products that mean the most to me, and the books I am reading.  For example, I TRULY DO use my Instant Pot at least 4 times a week.  It has changed how I eat and cook.    I really do love my hair wands and will let you know which one I deem best.  Speaking of hair, I am obsessed with Living Proof's Dry Shampoo, Perfect Hair Day Shampoo and Conditioner, and Ouai's Hair Oil (that smells like heaven).  And I will be obsessively tracking my steps and activity via my FitBit Alta HR to stay busy.  

 

Wish me luck.  February is only 28 days..  

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