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Thoughts on Frugal February

Now that I've had some time to think about my self imposed ban that lasted 29 days and I've looked over my monthly excel sheet that contains every item I purchased, I ask myself was I really successful? Honestly?  I would say I was about 95% successful.  There are a few items that make me pause and think did I really need it?  Like the Tom Ford Duo Highlighter?  The answer is no, I probably could have waited until March to buy it.  But I had a 20% off coupon from Saks!  And my thinking goes, since I would buy it in March, I might as well save myself the 20% and buy it now.  Let me just add, the Tom Ford Duo Highlighter is absolutely amazing. I also purchased GoFit exercise bands from Amazon which I thought shouldn't count since it's to improve on my fitness.  I was super excited to try these out, but then I got sidelined from working out.  I somehow messed up my shoulder.  It's a muscle/nerve thing, I think.  And then because of my wisdom teeth extracti