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About noshopping4me

I want to test my will power to see if I could go 15 months without retail therapy (groceries and toiletries exempt). I am going to not buy anything until December 31, 2017. NO SHOES! I know if I put my mind to it I can do anything, but this endeavor is going to take great will power. No one I told about this plan believes I can do it. Which makes me want to do it more. As a good friend once told me…the force is strong within me. I know I can do this! When I look at everything I have, I realize I don’t really need anything more. I probably have 2-3 of everything. So I am going to just use what I have and not get more.I am going to list all the things I really want to buy and at the end of 2017 I will tally up all the money I saved myself. You can follow mt progress at

To Replace or Not to Replace

I am out of face cream 🙁and my favorite lotion.  Do I replace it? Or should I just use the other products I have? I’ve been pretty good about using up what I have and not buying replacements unless I … Continue reading

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Add to Cart

I can’t begin to tell you how many times in the last month I have added various things in to my online cart. I look at the cart, excited to buy the items, and then I remember I already have … Continue reading

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My Husband bought me a present…

Last week we celebrated Diwali and our New Year Year. Typically on New Year’s Day there are presents given. My husband  decided to get me a present. We don’t typically partake in the gift exchange. He gifted me a beautiful … Continue reading

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I saw something I need

While I have tried to extract myself from anything related to retail,  I still find myself looking through my Instagram feed and seeing so many things I “need.”  These sunglasses are one of them. I saw them in Spain a … Continue reading

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Quick Question

I want to buy a case for my new phone but i am hesitating. I can’t figure out if buying a case would be considered retail shopping. It is a necessity since I am notorious for dropping my phones and … Continue reading

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