March 3, 2013

a paradox

Riddle me this:

When I was single, I went shopping whenever I wanted to. I wasn't a spending fiend, but I certainly didn't suppress my shopping cravings. Now that I'm married, I rarely go shopping because we are watching our money expenditure. I was equally as poor when I was single as we are now married! Actually, if you think about it, we have more money now because we have combined bank accounts and incomes. So why can't I go shopping?!

Because my husband is more responsible than me, that's why.
(And I admit that I am extremely grateful for how smart he is with money.)

If I could spend all our money, here are some items that I would stock my closet with:

10 comments:

  1. hhaha. I agree. We have double the money! Why not shop? Husbands...more responsible. Love it. Love all those clothes too. That Scoop-neck top. I want it!!


    we&serendipity

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  2. I love the shoes you picked! I've kind of gone the opposite way...but I think that's largely because I was so very poor before I got married, I did not have any negotiable money to spend. With his income I have a little more flexibility... (I'm not totally a gold-digger....lol)

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  3. Isn't that the truth!
    I work at Old Navy.......makes life hard.
    Old Navy and Gap + employee discount. Sometimes I come home with clothes. Can't help it!

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  4. sometimes daydreaming about the things you would buy if you could is almost as good... almost! haha i do this frequently. sometimes i even fill my online shopping carts up, get to the check out section, put all my info in, and then decided i don't NEED these things and our money would be better spent elsewhere. cute wish list :)

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  5. It's not easy..
    but turns out my husband loves to shop.. he is always finding great little pieces.. but he waits for it to go on clearance or sale..

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  6. stumbled on your blog via the blog hop at:
    http://www.whatjeanlikes.com/

    i am FOR SURE a fan of coral colored shoes!
    SUPER cute!

    New follower via email! :-)

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  7. I feel ya. I am craving some new clothes but, alas I can't!! haha
    XO
    E

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  8. Hi there, found you via the GFC Blog Hop and have followed. Would be great if you followed Carole's Chatter and Blog Tips back (links 169 and 170) Cheers

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  9. Following from The Stuff of Success via the GFC Blog Hop - Have a terrific day - Athena

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  10. Loving the top with bow!! I'm loving bows lately!!

    Newest follower from the GFC hop!

    Ange from Hairspray and High Heels

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