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Old August 1st, 2019, 01:00 PM
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shopping - hold me back

every now and then I go thru cycles of wanting to shop 'till I drop


Right now I'm fighting the urge somewhat successfully - I figure out how many hours at minimum wage (I make more than that) I'd have to work to pay for it. Then I think about if think its worth it.


My major score I recently had was pants originally $80, marked down, and on sale.... I got for $10 + change. (I was hoping to find these pants for $25-$30)

How can I fight the shopping "bug", I have enough clothes (there's a few things that need replacing)
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Re: shopping - hold me back

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How can I fight the shopping "bug", I have enough clothes (there's a few things that need replacing)
Shop with my DH and DD. By the time they're done, I don't feel like shopping anymore.
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Re: shopping - hold me back

I finally took the pants to be altered....they were way too long.

Turns out they were too wide through the hips too. I could have smuggled a couple of small hams. So, my bargain pants will end up being about $35 once all the alterations are done.
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Re: shopping - hold me back

Well, it's still cheaper than $80, and you have a pair of perfectly tailored pants for not much above what you had hoped to pay! It's just one less latte at Starbucks.
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Re: shopping - hold me back



I got a pair of designer jeans that were originally $80, marked down, then on-sale on top of that $12.51 (happy dance)
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Re: shopping - hold me back

I got 2 new pairs of nice shoes for summer


I wear an odd size & and have foot issues, the store I go to keeps records of what you've bought in the past (I wonder how many years it goes back). Therefore is was easy to call, do a phone consult, and have them pick out shoes that meet my requirements. When I got to the store I called, a worker in a mask brought them to me (he went back in the store), I tried them on and got what I needed.


The clothing store I work for part time (haven't been able to work there since March) had an employees only sale of 65% of full prices items (limit of 5). Woohoo!!!
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My part time job has been cut. So should I return the clothes?

I'll wear them, if I have them.

I just don't know when I'll get called back, if at all.
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Keep the clothes. They wouldn't have offered the perk to you if they didn't want you to accept it.
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Re: shopping - hold me back

My job was transferred (about 10-15 min further away)

I have work!


...and it's a temporary transfer....
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