- Step 1: Get my email off the all these stores' email list. No I do not need to know your tops are now buy 1 get 1 50% off for the third time this month. I'm good thanks.
- Step 2: Use cash. I've decided to take a lump sum of cash at the beginning of the month and when it's gone, it's gone. Everyone knows you spend less when you have to use cash. I do have store cards that come with great perks, but most allow you to pay off the card at the store immediately after you make a purchase. Rewards plus no credit card bill? Perfect!
- Step 3: Find inspiration and use what you have. I've always been a huge proponent of this. And here's my take:
I have to say I'm disappointed in myself for not following some advice I've mentioned on the blog before from my one of my favorite books, Entre Nous - A Women's Guide to Finding Her Inner French Girl: