All posts tagged: No Shopping

Result – 30 Day No Shopping Challenge

 As you all know I have been on a 30 day no shopping challenge for the last month. The first few day were a bit rough on me because of constant temptations at work and having to repeat myself over and over to co-workers who kindly would show me all sorts of deals and things I would usually buy in a second. As I power through the first week and spread the word about my no shopping challenge I found it that my friends were quite supportive and at times of weakness quite helpful with being the little voices in my head…. “you’re not suppose to be shopping!!!” or “Do you really need that??”

30 Day No Shopping Challenge

  I’m tired of looking in my closet and frantically going through piles and piles clothes and running between my closets and still end up with nothing. You know the feeling. All I can think of is, all this time and money I spend shopping for clothes and I never seem to be able to find anything to wear when I need to pull an outfit for an event or just a normal day out.  Being in my line of work I have access to all sorts of clothes and I always find deals and come home with bags of clothes. Unfortunately when I think about it, at the end of the day, I’m just stuffing my closet and creating more of a headache for myself. This problem came more visible for me after I had to pack all my clothes while moving homes. It was horrible, clothes EVERYWHERE!!!!  Since I’m planning to move again very soon, I decided to challenge myself with “30 Day Of No Shopping!”. It’s going to be hard, temptations at every corner and …

No Shopping…For A Year???

I came across an interesting article on TheStar.com (The Toronto Star) about two shopaholic friends who decided to stop frivolous shopping for a whole year. (As in grocery shopping, yes… but cute new yellow shirt, no…) Can you imagine??? I think I’d die (no exaggeration here) if I could not shop for a whole year. Read the article about the two brave women – http://www.thestar.com/living/shopping/article/746900–shopaholics-go-cold-turkey They write a blog about their experience at http://www.365fashionrehab.com – I read a few of their recent posts and they’re very entertaining and even insightful on many occasions. They talk about their everyday life without shopping, outline their friendship of 20-something odd years through anecdotes and provide the ups and downs of “Fashion Rehab.” I don’t think it’s something I would try any time soon but it is quite inspiring. I think their blog will be my inspiration to shop less… I mean, if they can do it, I can at least try, right? Wish me luck!   (I thought I’d stamp my post with a picture of me today) E