After the essentials, my spending priorities go:
- clothes/shoes for smalls
- home and garden stuff
- clothes/shoes for Steve
- clothes/shoes for me
Most months we get to number two on that list, occasionally we get to number three, once a year we get to number four. My wardrobe (ha ha) consists of:
- 1 pair jeans
- 1 pair leggings
- 1 pair yoga pants
- 12 assorted tops
- 1 'going out' outfit (rarely used)
How pathetic is that?! Last summer I had two pairs of cut off short-type things, but they gave up the ghost at the end of summer so right now it's jeans, leggings or yoga pants. I think it's time I spent some money on myself. The trouble is I REALLY resent it!
|Then I might shop...|
Yep, the blogger who occasionally writes about fashion doesn't want to spend any of her hard-earned money on it, oh the irony! However, a friend has sent me over to http://www.voucherbin.co.uk/ where brands are available at hefty discounts, so even I may be persuaded to buy myself some nice new things. I better start making a summer shopping list!
The other problem is that I'm not exactly the size that I once was - three pregnancies in less than four years and over five years breastfeeding does change you! - and I am very critical of most clothing/me in the mirror, so avoiding clothes shopping is definitely an issue. But having watched that programme on plus-size bloggers last night, and seeing how confident they are in sizes far bigger than me, does teach you a thing or too. Maybe I should bite the bullet and get shopping, after all.
Although I do need to make sure that I don't get distracted by the other shopping categories on Voucher Bin, or we could well end up with new lighting for the kitchen instead...