Can I Last a Whole Month of Buying Nothing New?

By Megan @ The Byron Life

This October I have taken on the challenge of buying nothing
new – all month!  It’s part of a campaign
organised by op-shops (thrift stores) here in Australia, and when I heard about it I thought it
would be a great way of reinforcing my desire to live simply and frugally.

The “rules” are simple enough: Buy nothing new for a whole
month unless it is an