2019 No Buy Year
Inspired by Hailey Evans (Template provided by Hailey, as well)
Start Date: Jan 1, 2019 End Date: Dec 31, 2019
-To ultimately quit unchecked spending on non-essential items (ie. Casual Shopping)
-To save for a prosperous future
-To live on a small income
-To focus on small, long term health goals
-No spending on non-essentials for 1 year.
Main categories are:
-No spending on essentials that you already have covered.
-You may replace an essential item that has worn out or finished if you do not have a similar replacement item already (at your discretion) ex. Mascara, face cream, shoes, paint, canvas.
-You may buy gifts
-You may buy experiences and travel
Shampoo, conditioner, face cream, toner, body wash, deodorant, TP, soap, laundry/dishwasher detergent, haircuts, cleanser, mascara, brow pomade, brow gel, concealer, lip gloss, eyeliner, shoes, boots, jeans, undershirts, underwear, paint, canvas, groceries (meat, veggies, bread, milk, eggs, butter, cheese, wine, beer, whiskey, potatoes, pasta, rice, tea, coffee), bills (Xfinity, Amazon Prime, AMC A-List, Sirius XM, Apple Music, RAC), gas.
NON-Essentials List (Things you may DEFINITELY NOT buy no matter what)
Eyeshadow, Blush, lipstick, highlighter, bronzer, powder, setting spray, eyelashes, ANY colour cosmetics, face masks, serum, sweaters, fashion pieces, jewellery, house plants, mugs, kitchen tools, takeout coffee*1, books*2.
*1- Exception: if you are staying at the cafe and working/reading/visiting with friends
*2- Exception: You must wait 30 days, if you still want the book you may purchase, stipulating item is under $30USD.