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Spending ban wish list - yes, another one!

Once again, I am embarking on another spending ban.  I know.  What else is new?  But Mags and I have decided to try and restrain ourselves for at least the month of May and not buy any makeup.   Three and a half weeks later and I...
by Lovely Girlie Bits on Apr 22, 2015

Project 5 Pan Challenge

Quite a few years ago when I started to watch YouTube tutorials there was a Project 10 Pan challenge going around, which was popular for a phase, but I'm not too sure now.The concept of it is really simple, you basically had to select 10 products in...
by All Things Anita on Mar 6, 2014

Spending Ban / Shopping My Stash!

Since January I decided to put myself on another spending ban. I have a huge collection of makeup so I really don't need anymore but stopping myself completely wont work so I'm only allowing myself to buy one or two (within reason) things I really wa...

Project 5 Pan Challenge

Quite a few years ago when I started to watch YouTube tutorials there was a Project 10 Pan challenge going around, which was popular for a phase, but I'm not too sure now.The concept of it is really simple, you basically had to select 10 products in...
by All Things Anita on Feb 6, 2014

My spending ban haul *ahem*

I know.  I actually know.  This post and video is for you Mags.  I completely lost the run of myself last weekend.  I blame being tired, being happy to have finally gotten paid, being excited to be in town looking for bridesmaids...
by Lovely Girlie Bits on Feb 6, 2014

I've Completed the 100 Day Spending Ban!

It's 5th February, which means that I've successfully completed the 100 Day Spending Ban! To be honest, this wasn't that hard to achieve as I don't normally spend a lot of beauty products that I don't need, although I really do feel the need to cut d...
by All Things Anita on Feb 5, 2014

My spending ban wish list - Collaboration with Emerald Eyeliner!

As you probably know by now because we keep moaning about it, my bloggy pal Mags and I are on a spending ban.  It was decided that we'd not buy any makeup or beauty products (necessities don't count) until the 1st of March.  Which means tha...
by Lovely Girlie Bits on Jan 24, 2014

My spending ban wish list!

As you probably know by now because we keep moaning about it, my bloggy pal Mags and I are on a spending ban.  It was decided that we'd not buy any makeup or beauty products (necessities don't count) until the 1st of March.  Which means tha...
by Lovely Girlie Bits on Jan 24, 2014

Spending Ban 75 Day Update!

It's been 75 days since I started my #100 Day Spending Ban, and so far it's going really well, I haven't been drawn into purchasing any of the new beauty products available since the end of October last year and if you read my previous update, you mi...
by All Things Anita on Jan 11, 2014

Spending Ban 50 Day Update!

I'm starting to doubt whether this ban is suitable for me any more because realistically I don't actually spend that much on beauty products often.. although I guess I have the impression that I do. Doing this ban has been rather easy for me, an...
by All Things Anita on Dec 16, 2013

Spending Ban 25 Day Update

So it's been 25 days since I started my Spending Ban, and to be honest, I haven't found it to be extremely hard.. probably because I've been nurtured into being a saver rather than spender by my parents since a young age.I've also been rather busy wi...
by All Things Anita on Nov 21, 2013

I'm Going on a Spending Ban

For those who are unfamiliar as to what a spending ban is, it's commonly known as the 100 Day Spending Ban - which doesn't seem much, but can be a struggle when you look at what 100 days from today is. [5th February 2014]I have decided to go on a spe...
by All Things Anita on Oct 28, 2013

SAVE don't SPEND #15

Hi guys, another Monday another installment of my spending diary. I hope wherever you are you've had a lovely weekend, and if you're in the UK you've managed to make the most of the bank holiday weekend! My plans for today involve lazing around in th...
by Bee's Knees of Beauty on May 27, 2013

SAVE don't SPEND #14

Hi everyone! I haven't quite had the spends-free week I had hoped for - le sigh. I need to start saving money soon otherwise I won't be able to do some of the exciting things I have planned for the rest of the year!(source)MondayNOTHING£0.00 - total...
by Bee's Knees of Beauty on May 20, 2013

SAVE don't SPEND #13

Hi everyone! I seem to be spending a lot of money lately, a lot of it is unavoidable and it's quite frustrating! I'm not looking forward to seeing what the total from the last week will be...(source)Monday12 - takeaway£12.00 - totalTuesday3.50 - lun...
by Bee's Knees of Beauty on May 13, 2013

SAVE don't SPEND #12

Hi everyone! How absolutely gorgeously glorious has this bank holiday weekend been?! I have been lucky enough to be away for the weekend in Leicester with my boyfriend, perfect timing! As we were away I have spent a little more than I ordinarily woul...
by Bee's Knees of Beauty on May 6, 2013

SAVE don't SPEND #10

Oh gosh I am tired!! to be perfectly honest I'm typing this at 7.30pm on Sunday evening and I've plenty still to do before I can grab an early night and head to bed! It can be pretty tricky juggling Bee's Knees and a full time job, especially when th...
by Bee's Knees of Beauty on Mar 18, 2013

SAVE don't SPEND #9

So this week's SAVE don't SPEND will be 6 days long, not a full 7 day week. I have been doing really well with sticking to my ¬£80/week target but yesterday I ended up spending quite a lot in just one day! I didn't go crazy and buy lots of unnec...
by Bee's Knees of Beauty on Mar 11, 2013

SAVE don't SPEND #8

Happy Monday guys! I can't believe how fast February went and we are now in merry old March! March is one of my favourite months of the whole year, as it's still nice and cold and wintery but the days get much longer and the sun comes out a little -...
by Bee's Knees of Beauty on Mar 4, 2013

Spending Ban - Update No. 2

Another month, another update and I already am really starting to miss buying makeup for me. Although I did shop for my face wash and body wash just cause that was necessary but no beauty products or makeup at all. By this time I already missed A...
by Sana's Fashion Ramblings on Feb 28, 2013


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