Just when I think that my relationship with Target is hopeless, I have a great trip that woo’s me. I find myself wanting to buy all the things and the clearance selection is spot on. I could’ve spent $50, or more, dollars at Target this month on justifiable clearance finds alone. Stocking up on presents for the girls, and “must have” essentials for myself. But I refrained, some how, and didn’t even spend my entire $10!
Apparently the feeling that I don’t need to buy much at this point (preparing to move and move again) is stronger than the urge to buy all the things. If I was giving grades for sheer will power, I would totally get an A+.
Last month I confessed that I almost hung up my hat and quit the $10 at Target team. With our current housing situation (BTW, we officially sold the house last Monday!) and the major purging we’ve been doing over the past several months, plus the uneasiness over what the next few months are going to look like… Do I really need to keep going to Target and buying more stuff?
Then I snapped out of it. I mean, can you ever really quit Target? I’m fairly positive the answer is no. So instead of giving it up I decided to come up with a new game plan. I hereby promise to shop intentionally for things that we actually need. It seemed like a fool-proof plan, but old habits die hard. Would I really be able to change my strategy?
Spoiler alert: This month Target got the best of me.
I almost called the $10 at Target posts quits friends 😯 . I know, you are shocked, right?! Truth be told I just have been so busy and after WEEKS of purging I was thinking the least thing I needed to do was go to Target every month and buy more stuff. But then I thought about all of the reasons I love Target and learned that this super fun link-up now has 14 hosts!!! I just couldn’t walk away from my happy place 😆 . I decided to just become more intentional with my purchases (starting next month 😉 )! I can totally do that!
Another month, another trip (or 10) to Target, HA! Honestly the girls and I slowed down a little bit with our weekly Target trips since life has been a little more chaotic. But don’t worry, we went like 4 times in 3 days just to make up for lost visits. Here are a few finds we have been loving from some recent trips.
Typically once a month I head to Target, photograph a whole bunch of things I love, and share my finds with you, leaving the “big reveal” of what I actually bought for the very end. Not this month. This month I took one of my favorite sidekicks to Target with me for a little pre birthday shopping trip and what we had turned out to be more of an adventure
You’re kind of being a pain. I mean that in the best, nicest way possible.
This, this has been the story of my life the past couple weeks. I’ll admit it, I don’t hit up Target on a regular basis. I am guaranteed a once a month visit (thanks to this blog series) but I sometimes go a whole month in between visits. However, lately visits have been up to 3 & 4 a week. This is a problem! Both for the sake of the budget and my sanity. Every trip I make to Target, the dollar spot is half stocked. I find myself going back again and again just to see if they put out something new, something I need, something we can’t live without. #GiveMeAllTheChristmas I haven’t been dropping $20’s on every trip but $2 here, $5 there can add up fast.
So long story short, it took me two Trips to get my $10 post and some of the photos from this post might even be from a 3rd trip. Goodness, I’m a mess.