How to Keep Your Shopping Habit in Check

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 Ahh...Just the thought of shopping makes me all enthusiastic. It makes me ecstatic... How does it makes you feel?

 
And in your defense it is popularly called retail therapy...Its a different high...It makes your day...and mine too....*wink..wink*. But your poor bank balance has to suffer the low....*sob*... experience speaks...
 

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So here is how to keep it under check...

  • Its mood lifter for me and for pretty much all the women .....umm...may be pretty much ....and we are not talking about grocery shopping though I enjoy that as well.... but I go with a list there...milk...check...sugar ...check...and so on.... But have you ever gone in a store and one pretty dress ...check...a pair of earring to match check...ohh...this shoes looks awesome check.... No way .... you go all alone...and you go crazy.....If you ask me, I was like that couple of years ago...(look what the economic crisis did to me...) But I have now started to make a list so that I don't spend all my money in the things I don't need...Also window shopping helps....Unless of course you need something urgently...
  •  How do you do your shopping alone or with your husbands...or partners or boyfriends? And whoever ever said that women are nagging ...should just eat there words...because men can be extreme naggers, in fact they nag about everything "O...its so expensive...why do you need to buy it...you already have this ...blah...blah blah"...and it goes on...and on.... So if you go all alone no explanation and no nagging... But you know what take them with you...that way they'll eat your brains and keep you in control.. and may be in the end its worth the nagging....plus if it goes out of limit you can always throw them out of store....(no seriously ... its true) ...or threaten them "I think you don't want your dinner to-night?"(and this one works for sure)
  • Try window shopping and internet browsing before you end up getting it.... that way you can compare price and may get a better one than you would have thought of buying in the first place ..phis ...phis...may be a cheaper price...and you can pat your back for the homework than.....
  • Buy the items in sale..... I must let you ...that is the best way to impress your better halves...... the only thing that gives them pleasure than sex is money...and when you save it... you are God!! but don't forget to brag about it.... Also bring it up at various different occasions...and use it as weapon if and when you want something really special... and dont worry you'll remember it... (Women all have elephants memory when it comes down to this.) We are just wonderful...
  • The last one I have is to shop in off season.... like when winter ends I buy winter stuff and stock for next year... the things at least I know for sure are not going out of fashion.... I don't follow fashion that blindly...but looking good...is what all women wants....It works wonders for me ...as I get all branded stuff...with much cheaper price.... 
Hummm...so these are my fundas...for shopping... I am dying to know yours.... How do you shop? Do you have some rules...May be I can use some....
 
PS: Tomorrow I am going for my husband's first fathers day shopping ...its will be a surprise for him something he wanted for a long time....(Yes in Australia we still haven't had one...its on 2nd Sept) I am soo excited...
 
So till then to all you beautiful ladies ..Happy shopping and you too Gents... :)
 
 

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