The base rules for Nothing New in 2011 are as follows. Exceptions that break all the rules are in subsequent posts.
Okay to buy in 2011:
NOT Okay to buy in 2011:
You guys are so good. I'm pretty sure I couldn't do this (well, I probably could if I really wanted to, but I guess I don't really want to :) ) but you guys are inspiring! I try to buy things used when I can. One question about your rules, where does getting your hair done fit in? I'm getting my hair done this week and wondered if this would be allowed if I were participating.