the dave ramsey of fashion

last week i got to chat with a few of my favorite ladies. they told me some things that made my heart so happy!

one had bought her first piece of clothing since december that day! (an $8 top at ross! that’s my kind of deal.)

another had gotten a purse that weekend but was planning to take it back because she decided she doesn’t need to have a purse for every season.

the other told me i was like the dave ramsey of fashion. whenever she goes to buy something she hears my voice in her head.

i am so excited that the challenge kat and i have taken is not only changing us but some of you, too! don’t get me wrong; i don’t think it’s wrong to buy things, but we’ve got to think about what we’re buying and be good stewards of the blessings that we have!

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  • Franca April 10, 2012 at 9:14 AM

    Love the outfit and it’s so important to think before buying!

    • Caitlin April 10, 2012 at 7:44 PM

      Thank you, Franca! :)

  • Jess C April 10, 2012 at 9:50 AM

    Stopping in from Everybody Everywear- love the “Dave Ramsey of fashion”… so hilarious! And, of course, I love your outfit- very pretty!

    • Caitlin April 10, 2012 at 7:45 PM

      Thanks so much for stopping by! And for the compliment. You’re sweet. :)

  • Hayley April 10, 2012 at 11:17 AM

    gorgeous blouse! sad to see its thrifted because i came to see where it was from!!

    Hayley
    The Weekend File

    • Caitlin April 10, 2012 at 7:46 PM

      Thank you, Hayley! Sorry to disappoint. I found several recently (well, it was before my year of no shopping began so it was back in December) at various thrift stores, so fingers crossed you’ll find one that’s similar!

  • Harley April 10, 2012 at 11:18 AM

    you look adorable! I love it.

  • kat April 10, 2012 at 12:29 PM

    Ha, I love that!

  • Whitley Hamlin April 10, 2012 at 1:31 PM

    Just found you via EBEW! LOVE that blouse!! I look forward to keeping up with you more now!

    Warmest Regards, Whitley Adkins Hamlin

    • Caitlin April 10, 2012 at 7:47 PM

      Thank you, Whitley! I’m so glad that you stopped by and hope you’ll come again! Have a lovely night :)

  • Liz (26 and Counting) April 10, 2012 at 3:33 PM

    Hi Caitlin – stopping over from EBEW. I really like how classic and springy your outfit is! Thanks for participating in this month’s challenge!

    • Caitlin April 10, 2012 at 7:51 PM

      Thank you, Liz! And thank YOU so much for co-curating! :) I love the EBEW challenges. Hope you have a great night!

  • lyddiegal April 10, 2012 at 9:40 PM

    you are sucha great thrifter – that blouse is beautiful!

  • Audrey @ Putting Me Together April 10, 2012 at 9:52 PM

    It’s so awesome that your challenge has been inspiring others. It’s ridiculous how impulsive and wasteful we are with purchases!

    • Caitlin April 12, 2012 at 6:30 AM

      I know I have been! I think taking this journey publicly has made it so much more impactful in my life…I’m accountable to all of you! :)

  • Terri S. April 11, 2012 at 6:26 AM

    I love thrifting and I love your skirt! Thank you for helping me to shop mindfully.

    • Caitlin April 12, 2012 at 6:28 AM

      Thanks, Terri! I’m so glad that you’re shopping mindfully. It’s hard but absolutely worth it. :)

  • meagan April 11, 2012 at 6:41 PM

    That top is absolutely stunning. I’d love for you to stop by my thrifting link up tomorrow and show it off!
    -Meagan
    http://www.brassinpocketblog.com

    • Caitlin April 12, 2012 at 6:30 AM

      Thank you, Meagan! I will! Have a lovely day :)

  • meagan April 13, 2012 at 11:23 PM

    So glad you joined in on the link up. I’m still in love with that shirt!Thanks for linking up with Thursdays are for Thrifters!
    -Meagan
    http://www.brassinpocketblog.com

    • Caitlin April 14, 2012 at 9:08 AM

      Thanks again for inviting me!

  • wrey April 13, 2012 at 11:36 PM

    Lovely outfit! So classy! 乂⍲‿⍲乂

    P.S. Please stop by soon to check our thrifted finds and let’s follow each other. ☜(˚▽˚)☞

    • Caitlin April 14, 2012 at 9:10 AM

      Thank you! I do love a good thrift find. :)

  • Catherine Baleda (@CatherineBaleda) April 25, 2012 at 7:50 PM

    Love your skirt and top combo. You look chic and pretty, eh. :)

    Cheers,
    Cathy@Trees My Best Friends Infographic

    • Caitlin April 26, 2012 at 5:30 AM

      Thank you so much, Cathy! :)

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