27 December, 2009

A Shopping Ban: The End? Not totally

I'm not sure how far into my shopping ban I am. I guess I sort of lost track, but I do know that it is over. Why?

Because my parents and grandparents are amazing. Yesterday morning, I was lucky enough to find a shiny, brand new, MacBook Pro. If you are like me, and have a slightly stalkerish memory, you might remember that the initial reason for the ban was to save up for my own computer.

Quite frankly though, I can't really imagine going back to spending lots of money in big box stores. While I will definitely be shopping in "normal" (non-thrift) stores, I think I will continue my quest for amazing, cheap, environmentally friendly clothing will continue.

Thoughts? Requests?

Love, Rosie

8 comments:

  1. congrats on your new macbook! i'm trying to cut back on some of my shopping myself...which is pretty hard with all of these after christmas sales. oyy.

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  2. Ooh shiny new computer! My own laptop is getting slower and slower.
    It'd still be nice to keep doing some enivironmentally friendly shopping though me thinks. :)

    Florrie x

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  3. Yay for new MacBooks! I applaud your decision to still do some environmentally and wallet-friendly shopping at second-hand stores!

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  4. Wow!! That's awesome you got a new macbook! And I think that is a great way to start shopping again. Good luck!


    clothedmuch.blogspot.com

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  5. congrats on a new computer! I'm glad you've decided to continue your thrifting habits
    -indigo

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  6. i'm not really a huge spender anyway, but i think a shopping ban makes you think about only buying what you absolutely love. and thrift shops are always like treasure hunts!

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  7. Woop! That's so exciting! I think I really should do a shopping ban at some point, but I don't have the will power. Do you have lots saved up that you can have a bit of a spree with? Can't wait to see what you get and hope you had a fabulous christmas! :) x

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