What I Learned During My Shopping Hiatus

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Ysolt Usigan on May 26, 2009 at 11:18AM

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That I Am Slightly Terrified, Yet Oddly Motivated

a Ysolt Usigan on May 26, 2009 at 11:18AM

Readers, I've been challenged. A fellow iVillage editor has asked me to stop (gulp) shopping. I was a little hesitant. I've been a super-shopper for over 15 years. Is this even possible?

I agreed to the mission in an effort to encourage others to save during these tough economic times. Although style is my life—and, in fact, my work—I, too, can make the sacrifice in the name of research, your amusement and my financial future.

So how did I make out during my shopping hiatus? Read on...

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