Who likes money?

If only it grew on trees. If anyone finds that darn tree please let me know.   Are you a spender or a saver?  I am proud to say I am both.  I do, however, like to save whenever I can.  The picture below is a fine example of how anyone can get a similar look for less.
I love pocketbooks but not enough to spend $2,757 (original price $4,595)!  If I did I’d be bragging about it in divorce court.
No need to spend $63 for jean shorts.  Grab an old pair of jeans from your closet, cut, wash/dry a few times for the fringe look and you are good to go.  Don’t like fringe?  That’s ok.  Cut a little longer and roll them up.  Easy peasy.  Best part of all is that your new shorts cost you NOTHING.  Match with this adorable $5 red top to complete the look.  Talk about a bargain!
Who doesn’t love diamonds?  I do!  Can you hear me scream? I have my real diamond wedding rings but almost all summer I wear my sterling silver cubic zirconia eternity ring.  It’s perfect for the beach, pool and when traveling.  I’ll never forget the time I was in Cabo San Lucas when a  20 something  adorablebikinibouncing young woman approached me at the pool.  I was shocked when she asked if she could see my ring.  She said she had been admiring it since I arrived.  She immediately said, “WOW.  You are so lucky!  I have always dreamt about one day having a ring exactly like yours.”  I couldn’t help but smile while saying thank you.  She was so excited about my ring I didn’t have the heart to tell her it was NOT the real deal.  I get comments on it all the time.  Shhh… Don’t tell.  For all those wondering if other people can tell the difference… the answer is NO.   Don’t get me wrong.  I would love to have the $21,000 diamond ring in the photo.  Feel free to tell my hubby to get it for me.   Christmas is coming…  Thanks.
This was a fun end-of-the-summer outfit to put together.  See if you can tell which items cost more.  Click on the photo to compare prices.
Enjoy and HAPPY SUNDAY!
SUMMER TIME SAVINGS
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One thought on “Who likes money?

  1. You know what ? Like you, I’m proud to say that I’m both a spender and a saver, and I’ll explain how : I buy very few clothes (because I keep them and love to wear them over and over again), but, when I do, they’re designed by Jean Paul Gaultier … but his cheaper lines of course !!! I love the whole “cheap versus expensive” idea of your post ! Have a lovely (cheap and expensive) day ! X

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