Blend my own Starbucks inspired White Choco Mocha coffee every morning. (I saved: P150.oo per cup P4,500.oo a month)
Manicure, pedicure, and paint my nails. (I saved:P300.oo a month)
Repair my torn clothes, broken buttons and zippers. (I saved: P20.oo-torn clothes, P45.oo-broken buttons, P60.oo- zippers)
Cut my own bangs. (I saved: P 80.oo every 3 months)
Pluck my eye brows. (I saved: P40.oo a month)
Train my dog. (I saved: P6,000.oo professional training fee)
Give my feet a soothing foot spa. (I saved: P280.oo a month)
Dig through my Mom’s, Auntie’s and Lola’s old clothes storage to look for good vintage pieces and alter it on my own. (I saved:** $ 641.oo <P 28,845.oo>, I haven’t bought new clothes for a year now! =p)
Do my own make-up and hairstyle on special occasions such as weddings, parties, graduation, performances, etc. etc. (I saved: P1000.oo per occasion)
Summing it all up…I save an average of P8,508.45 ($189.07) a month and that’s P102,101.40 ($2,268.92) a year.
I’m giving myself a pat in the back for a job well done…=)
** http://www.freeby50.com/2009/06/how-much-do-people-spend-on-clothes.html: Added up thats $1,604 per year. The average household has 2.5 people so this comes to $641 per person on average spent on shoes and clothing.