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I'm Asking: What's the Best Thing You've Bought This Month?

I'm Asking: What's the Best Thing You've Bought This Month?

There's just one week left until Black Friday, the day most major retail and electronic stores slip into official holiday mode and host big sales. I plan on keeping my Black Friday budget pretty tight (that is if I spend anything), and considering the fact that most of us aren't sure the economy is getting better, I suspect most of you are planning the same.

That being said, 'tis the season of shopping, and spending a little on everyday purchases can actually help you save up for the big stuff. What's the best — or smartest — thing you've purchased so far this month?


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Miss-Tina Miss-Tina 7 years
I haven't bought anything for myself (well besides the regular boring necessities) but I did get some great deals on Christmas gifts! I really love the fact that Amazon, Walmart, and Target are all battling for the lowest Pre-Sale prices on books, movies, and video games! It means more presents for the same amount of money!
Advah Advah 7 years
A new bag and a neat Mango dress. I probably should have gotten only one out of the two, but I decided I deserved a break-up cheer-up.
gigill gigill 7 years
I had a jacket stolen from a New Year's party two years ago and have been searching high and low for a similar replacement. Stumbled upon one the other day that fit me like a glove, plus it was 40% off! I have a special occasion jacket once again. :)
Ladytron7000 Ladytron7000 7 years
a mean meat grinder. to make venison food for my cat who's allergic to everything else. unfortunately, nobody I know got any deer this year.
JuicyDumplings JuicyDumplings 7 years
Aw, Spectra, that's so cute! I didn't know those things existed for dogs! Hands down, jeans. I'm obsessed with jeans. :) or... :[
Spectra Spectra 7 years
A heated dog bed for my arthritic pooch. It wasn't super-cheap, but I got a good deal on it and now she won't have to sleep on the cold floor anymore. In the winter, she sometimes gets so sore that she can't walk up the stairs, poor thing.
rach716 rach716 7 years
I got Burberry rainboots for about 45% off and free shipping :)
kscincotta kscincotta 7 years
New jeans for the first time in two years. On sale at Filene's. Win!
Beauty Beauty 7 years
I haven't bought anything fun this month — unless you count a nine-pack of kitty flea treatments "fun." ;)
insanitypepper insanitypepper 7 years
Last year's Brooks running shoes on clearance. I am in love with these shoes.
J-Rabbit J-Rabbit 7 years
A cheap bookshelf from Target. I've had my books in boxes for years!
tarabara1229 tarabara1229 7 years
A classic black peacoat from Banana Republic for 30% off with F&F. I've been getting a lot of use out of it!!
poizenisxkandee poizenisxkandee 7 years
this month? Bought some cute underthings, really awesome boots, and a new everyday bag.
Zigggy Zigggy 7 years
I don't usually buy much for myself but I did buy a cute swimsuit cover up dress at Walmart on clearance for $5.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
Nice underwear. :)
weffie weffie 7 years
Tetris on my blackberry... not the most extravagant purchase but it's getting a lot of use :)
TidalWave TidalWave 7 years
My sewing machine! And i've really been using it too!
luna08 luna08 7 years
Decor for my house. I have a full semester of classes coming up, so having everything cosy will make staying in & studying easier!
Antioxidant Antioxidant 7 years
I found this beautiful brand new black leather Chelsea Coach satchel (14017) for 50% off. I'm very proud of that one. And yes, it's real.
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