But, every few months I feel like all this “being good” drives me crazy. I was never the kind of shopper that really planned out my purchases, I would just enjoy going into a store and browsing. I love browsing! I could be in a store for an hour and leave with less than five things. So now that I’ve been forcing myself to plan my purchases more often… it just gets annoying after awhile.
So for the month of June I gave myself a present. $30. It doesn’t sound like a lot but I was so excited this morning to go to Target with $30 to spend on anything I wanted, without putting too much thought into it. Now I can go back to keeping my usual budget. You just need to reward yourself every once in awhile, you know?
Here is my haul from Target, minus the candy and soda I bought. Hey, if I can buy anything I want – I’m going to get a few $1 candies.
For weeks I’ve been wanting the Jergens natural glow tanner. I saw this video from two Summers ago when I was using Jergens regularly and I was so impressed with my tan. Now, let’s hope this $9 lotion lasts more than a month. It was the first thing I ran towards when I walked into the store.
Afterward, I immediately walked towards the Burt’s Bees aisle. I call it the Burt’s Bees aisle but their products really only take up about a quarter of the natural beauty aisle. I browsed a little bit before I ended up buying the Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip Balm in Hibiscus. It really feels just like a chapstick but it has a gorgeous “your lips but better” look. Check it out above, along with my no-makeup face.
Last, before heading to the counter to pay I took a look at the jewelry section. You may know from my brow routine and ootd video that I’m trying to get a little more involved in fashion. To my very happy surprise, I found a dainty elephant necklace! For $10 I got both an elephant necklace and a tree of life necklace (it was a two-pack). In the picture above I wore them both together but I’ll be wearing them separately in most cases. I freaked out a little because I’ve been dying to get this elephant necklace from dogeared and it costs over $50. What a great dupe! I wanted a necklace to remind me of my new website, Elephants Remember Love, so I hope it’ll inspire my writings.
The rest of my $30 I spent on candy, ha!
What would you buy with $30?
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