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    sales are my big down fall but I am proud of myself. I did check out the 75% off Christmas stuff at target but all I bought was 8 rools of tape for 39 cents each. Great deal and it will all be used up in a year. I spent 3.45

    Clearance is not a good deal if you truely do not NEED it and if you have any debt.

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    Great job!!!!!!!!

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    I checked out the after Xmas sales, but all I bought was a box of greeting cards for 50 cents, and some wrapping paper for $ 1.00.
    Puts me back in good shape for a year from now.
    The gifts will be handmade again

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    Clearance aisles tempt me, too. This year I stayed clear away from them after Christmas!
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    "You are fearfully and wonderfully made." Please... respect life.

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    Quote Originally Posted by itlw8 View Post
    Clearance is not a good deal if you truely do not NEED it and if you have any debt.
    That is so true. WTG on watching what you bought.

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    I wish I could have done as well. I hit Wal Mart this afternoon and hit the Christmas aisle..I ended up spending $13.50 on 15 presents, all for next year..and 2.50 on paper also for next year..

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    WTG! I also hit up the Walmart 75% off and got a whole load of paper for under $5. Wonder if I'll have the money to buy presents to wrap next year???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tnmom View Post
    I wish I could have done as well. I hit Wal Mart this afternoon and hit the Christmas aisle..I ended up spending $13.50 on 15 presents, all for next year..and 2.50 on paper also for next year..
    thats a great buy, i would love to get that many presents for so little

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    I did not check out any sale racks this year. I am proud. I did however buy 3 rolls of tape and one roll of wrapping paper for christmas this year $4.50 total. Thats all I spent on christmas supplies this year. I used cards I had from last few years, and I had a ton of ugly paper i used that i put off for years, but it gets thrown away anyway. Great job!

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    Way to go!!

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    You have made an important discovery. If you don't need it, the price is irrelevant. I have had a problem with not being able to pass up a good deal. Now, I consider need before price.

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    I know exactly what you mean. I am trying to stop buying this I don't need no matter how good a deal.

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    Clearence is my weakness too! Good job for standing your ground!

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    yep, I have stayed away as well.......I don't NEED any of it!

    Good for you for not buying "stuff" just to buy "stuff".
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