Well, it was bound to happen. Although Judith Levine was able to abstain from shopping for a year, I was not able to do it for 3 weeks!
Yesterday I was Christmas shopping while waiting to meet my friend Soo for dinner, and I was pretty successful. I knocked out a few gifts on my list. I also tried things on for myself, but said "NOT BUYING IT!" I was walking around with a no-shopping pride in my resistance that bordered on arrogance.
Then I saw the Lucky Brand jeans outlet.
I have two pairs of jeans. As those who have seen me the last two weekends can attest, one of these pairs is just about to bust out at the butt. Still, I can only wear jeans on weekends, so how can I justify another pair of jeans?
Well, I did it. I tried some on and bought two pairs TOGETHER for $20 less than I paid for one pair last year! And I'm feeling incredibly guilty about it. So, I'm posing the question and will do WHATEVER is voted upon by Thursday morning when I pack to go to my family's for Thanksgiving: