Two weeks ago, my daughter and I were playing around in the car while in the school drop off line, fiddling with my wallet and the pockets on my jacket and we discovered a movie ticket stub from 2005. That made me realize two things: 1.) that I haven’t washed that jacket in ten years (ewwwwww), and 2.) that clearly I like my clothes to last.
On one income, there isn’t a line built into our budget for new clothes. We pretty much wait until something wears out and are forced to replace it before spending the money; let’s be honest, we have preschooler who needs a new wardrobe every season because of her growth, so if we’re going to allocate any money to clothing, it has to go to her.read more