Shoes over Carbs.

21 Dec

Many who know me knows I am very frugal and have dedicated this year to saving by spending money on fiscal smart purchases as I’m saving to buy a new car at the top of next year. One of the many things I do to save money is budget. I make a budget for everything and give myself a weekly allowance of 50-100 bucks. In this allowance I have to make it work for everything I need for that week including food. Yes you read that right I do buy food…sometimes.

As I was leaving work yesterday after organizing 3 major closets for 7 hours I found myself hungry like F#@K CARBS hungry, too tired to go home to cook I decided to get a veggie sub from Subway. Howbeit, this Subway is located right by a Burlington Coat Factory. I hardly every go there only to find home-decor items or coats- go figure. I figured since I haven’t finished my Christmas shopping I could see what I could find. Cut to me roaming around the store ignoring the loud rumbling in my belly when I saw these Moccasins.

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I love moccasins, I have 3 pairs but I don’t have a hard sole pair for the winter. Low and behold I seen these amazing pair of shoes from boat shoe company Sebago with Vibram soles, most known for their awful fivefingers running shoes. I couldn’t believe my luck picking up the only pair that happen to be my size at $39.99. Then on my way to the cash-wrap I seen another pair of boots by the same company tucked away by the holiday candies (must have been a fatty who left them distracted by all the goodies) for $24.99.

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I was beyond stoked. Until I left the store and realize I just spent all my weekly allowance.

Long story short- I saved on the shoes but failed to get dinner and went home without food or my nephew & nieces’ Christmas gifts. Oh well these boot will look amazing this weekend in Dallas.

Who needs food, the load of compliments from these shoes will fill me up just right.

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11 Responses to “Shoes over Carbs.”

  1. Christine December 21, 2012 at 1:26 pm #

    I love reading your post…Have a Merry Christmas in Dallas…wish I was heading that way as well

  2. caroline1t December 21, 2012 at 1:56 pm #

    You are hilarious! I probably would have bought the shoes too…..

    • BougieHippie December 21, 2012 at 10:04 pm #

      Sometimes you have to make tough decisions.

  3. Dan Giovanni December 22, 2012 at 2:13 am #

    You are absolutely a scream with your words! LoL. I was laughing throughout reading this, as well as many of your other blog postings. 😀

    • BougieHippie December 22, 2012 at 4:14 am #

      WOW glad you enjoy thanks for stopping by keep coming back and letting me know what you think.

  4. Vale December 22, 2012 at 4:19 am #

    Your post was really fun to read :), I agree with you, it would be shoes over carbs anytime, for me too ! Have yourself a Very Merry Christmas !

    • BougieHippie December 22, 2012 at 4:21 am #

      Thank-you! Merry Christmas to you as well!

  5. kristina January 6, 2013 at 12:04 pm #

    I couldn’t agree with you more! Hope you had a Happy New Year!

    • BougieHippie January 6, 2013 at 1:44 pm #

      Happy New Year Kristina!!!!! I’ve missed you!

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