May Budget

May 2016 Budgeting Bloggers | Shades of Sarah
Forever 21 Hooded Utility Jacket (similar pictured), $42.90 $34.77 (10% off sale)
Duke & Winston Victory Brewing Tee, $32.00 $12.80 (50% off sale + extra 20% off)
Pixi Beauty Natural Brow Duo (in Deep Brunette), $16.00 $12.80 (20% off)
Pixi Beauty Summer Glow Palette, $28.00 $11.20 (50% off + extra 20% off)
Pixi Beauty Eye Bright Kit, $18.00 $14.40 (20% off)

Total Spent: $85.97
Total Saved:  $50.93 ($136.90 – $85.97)

So I thought I had done pretty decently this month until I realized I forgot to include my Pixi purchases! Oops. They got me good though, since I had some points that were expiring and it was their Friends and Family sale. I think I’ll review those purchases in a separate post if anyone is interested! (Not included in the above list is the Valentia clay mask that I received from BrandBacker, which you can read about here.)

As for my clothing purchases, the Victory Brewing Tee is a total novelty purchase and I don’t care. I’ve had my eyes on it for months, and then when I was ready to buy it was out of stock. Then D&W had another sale, with free shipping, and the tee was in stock so I did not hesitate. It’s still in the mail, but I think I’m going to love it.

I’ve needed a hooded jacket since I outgrew my old one (seen here), but had only purchased another cargo jacket. While it’s a great casual piece to alternate with my denim jacket, it was useless during all the rain we’ve had in May. Since we’re planning a trip to Seattle this summer (!!), I figured it was about time to restock. I’m really happy with it, but I’m definitely glad the rain has calmed down!

Anyone else have a mix of fun and practical purchases this month?

~ Sarah

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