For the last two years I have been working on budgeting and I finally feel like I’m in a good place.
Having said that – I am currently about a months worth of spending above my allocated budget. So – enter No-buy! It would be amazing to start the next half of the year with some money in the budget rather than chasing the spending of previous months. It’s just a month – so it’s very doable. And I will mainly be focusing on my two biggest tripping points – clothing* and beauty (as always).
I am actually looking forward to having some time to just ‘sit’ with what I’ve already got in my wardrobe and having some time to use up some of the products in my beauty stash. No need for anything new at the moment – I’m well stocked.
I’ve been tracking my spending for the past three or four years and other than the above all other spending is not a big issue for me – so everything else is still ok to spend on (within a reason, of course) and I don’t expect it to be disruptive to my budget in the slightest.
*There is a caveat to spending on clothes – I’ve had my eye on a particular dress for the last three months and once it’s back in stock in my size (expected in June) I have decided I will buy it. But everything else is either off limits or will have to wait until after my no buy.