August No-Buy: Mid-Month Check-in

That was a lot of hyphenation for one blog title.

It’s August 15th, which means it’s half way through the month. Half way through our NO BUY month!

And I’m happy to report, we’ve been successful so far. Not a single beauty, makeup, clothing, accessory, or personal care product has been bought this month. We’ve been reorganizing our stashes and rediscovering old favorites and finding new obsessions.

There *were* near-misses. We’ve always been a sucker for a great GWP or a stellar coupon. And let us not speak of the cart, filled to the brim with sale items PLUS an additional 20% off and free shipping coupon.

Have you ever done a no-buy period? How long was it and what tactics did you use?



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