March Budget 2014

- Shopping

March Budget

Dress, Dorothy Perkins $17.00

Dress, Dorothy Perkins $12.00

T-Strap Mary Janes, Dorothy Perkins $21.00

(Free Shipping with a $50 order – total was $50!)

Red Cropped Pants, JCPenney $11.24 (Shipped to store for free)

Patterned Cropped Pants, JCPenney $8.99 (Shipped to store for free)

Fabletics Outfit for March

Fabletics Outfit $49.95 as a VIP Member (Including the T-Shirt, Sports Bra and Shorts)

TOTAL: $120.18

I went $20 over my budget, which isn’t too bad. I really LOVED this fitness look from Fabletics and needed new work pants, so at least I don’t feel guilty about my purchases!

How did you do this month?

Clothing Reviews this Month:

Items Sent from Brands

Also, I received two basics to review from Front Row Shop (one review here – the other is coming soon) this month, a patterned sweater and faux leather shorts from OASAP (see the review here) and a Maggy London dress (will be coming to the blog soon, been too cold to wear it)!

Linking up with Franish for Budgeting Bloggers!

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18 Comments

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    Because Shanna Said So
    March 28, 2014 at 2:22 PM

    Only going over $20 isn’t bad at all!! Way to stick with it and finding fab staples at the same time!! Dying over your freebies too!! Can I borrow!! LOL!

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    amy
    March 28, 2014 at 3:41 PM

    I also got new workout clothes this month. I went way over budget this month.

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    Ashleigh
    March 29, 2014 at 12:07 AM

    I went overboard buying accessories from shops I found on instagram this month. I think I’m gonna beg you for help. I’m so uninspired by the thrift store lately, so I’ve been shopping at REGULAR stores and I guess I’ve thrifted so long I can’t shop sales at regular stores?
    So I’m just gonna send you a list of stuff I want with my money and budget and let you make magic happen each month.
    (Though I did have extra spending money this month because I paid March’s phone bill in February for some reason. $160 for jewelry baby woo! lol.)

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      Rachel
      March 31, 2014 at 8:54 AM

      GIRL! I would seriously do this for you! I go back and forth on thrift shopping and regular store shopping and online shopping. It isn’t a great routine, but I am doing better at buying less and staying in a budget and WEARING items I buy more. But seriously! I will do it, just let me know, email me! :) I would love to, it would be fun for me and make me feel like I’m shopping, but it will be for you!

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    Lyddiegal
    March 29, 2014 at 8:00 AM

    Those pants were a steal! I have been loving JCP these days!
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    Ginny
    March 29, 2014 at 8:01 AM

    Great JCP finds, I love both of these ankle pants so much!

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    Aubrey
    March 29, 2014 at 8:04 AM

    I’m a Fabletics fanatic so I love your outfit! I got two fit ‘n’ flare Dorothy Perkins dresses this month, and I love the one you chose.

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    Meghan
    March 29, 2014 at 9:11 AM

    I love your picks! Fabletics is amazing so if that’s your extra $20 you’re totally forgiven. :)

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    KizzyDoll
    March 29, 2014 at 11:35 AM

    Such pretty items, love the last dress & two pairs of trousers at the top, great designs :) Have a lovely weekend doll xx

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    Valerie @ The Style Files
    March 30, 2014 at 1:45 PM

    Love the reds and coral this month- gorgeous! And I am loving my Fabletics membership too! Curious to see the length on the shorts– have you posted a pic of yourself in them on IG? I think they’d be great for summer running because they wouldn’t ride up but wouldn’t squeeze my thighs too much to look like sausages lol!

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    Nout @ SandpaperKissesBlog
    March 30, 2014 at 4:54 PM

    great job staying (almost) at budget!!! I have to say the black shoes are my favorite–I have a thing for t-straps. I also did fairly well this month – I stayed very close to my budget for once!

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    Jessica
    March 30, 2014 at 8:09 PM

    I love how unafraid of color you are! And those windowpane print pants are fab!
    xx

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      Rachel
      March 31, 2014 at 10:17 AM

      I have been in such a colorless rut lately, I had to get some bright colors to incorporate in my regular weekday wardrobe!

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    AJ
    March 30, 2014 at 8:27 PM

    Those pants and that red dress are fantastic! And you got some AMAZING deals!!

    -AJ
    OccasionallyAJ.com

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    Ashley
    March 31, 2014 at 10:15 AM

    Oooh I love all those great deals from Dorothy Perkins? I have never owned anything from them, but you are inspiring me :) Those t-straps are awesome!

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      Rachel
      March 31, 2014 at 10:17 AM

      This is my first time owning something from them (I think) I know I used to shop there when I studied abroad in the UK! Anyway, the t-strap pumps are absolutely amazing! Going to be worn over and over again at work!

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    Anna Belle
    April 2, 2014 at 3:56 PM

    Ok, I definitely have to check out JCP this month! Plus, that black and white dress is stunning! I hope you love it!

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    Anna Belle
    April 2, 2014 at 10:57 AM

    Ok, I definitely have to check out JCP this month! Plus, that black and white dress is stunning! I hope you love it!

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