Friday, September 18, 2009
I am a budget fashionista
Who doesn't love a good deal? I know I do and I almost never pay full price for stuff, there are things that do not go on sale and staple classics that I am willing to pay more for since I also believe you get what you pay for.
Here are a few of my money saving tips:
1. Sign up for your favorite stores email list. I like to shop at Gymboree for Will and never pay full price. I watch for one of their special sales and also try to use a coupon and I LOVE their Gymbuck program. I usually pay around $6-$10 for Will's T-shirts. The best part about Gymboree is that their lines for kids typically intermix.
2. Visit sites like Able Shopper to see if there are coupons available, printable and web coupons.
3. Just simply Google the entire product name of an item you are looking for and often you can find it much cheaper at a site. I did this for a jogging stroller we wanted for Will and found it $75 dollars cheaper.
4. Watch your favorite stores online for sales and even if they sell out in your size call the customer service department and see if they can locate the item for you, sometimes they will ship for free or next to nothing. I also ask if there are any special offers they could apply. It is always worth asking.
I find it a bit of a game to find the best deals and the money I save allows me to feel less guilty when I do have to pay full price for an item.
I am still trying to master the grocery store saving so if you have a tip there please share.
Do you have a money saving tip to share?
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