How Family Survived One-Year 'No Shopping' Challenge

A Tennessee family spent one year without buying any new clothes, gadgets, electronics, toys, books or home décor.
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So how long could you go without spending money on things like clothes, booksers electronics, gadgets? It would be tough. One family did it for an entire year. Rebecca is back with their story. One family, 365 days. Zero of those purchases. Could you do it? Here's how they did. The ultimate challenge one Nashville family says changed their lives forever. We had a better understanding of the things that mattered. Reporter: For one year, Scott and gabby kept a tight lid on their wallets. And stopped buying. No new clothes, gadgets, electronics, toys, books, or home decor. The things on the list that we could buy, food items. Also, hygiene items were okay. An experience. If it wasn't something we could use up within a year, we couldn't buy it. Reporter: The game? The gruden grinder. Theye 3-'r0.undefeated this year. Robin said, all right. Coming up next, oneam fyil yitr O ngut the ultimate budhow they went a whole year without spending on gadgets, clothing, and more. Could it work for you? Stay with us. Anything from. Unsubscribe from marketing e-mail lists. Throw away circulars. The challenge stripped away the clutter. Reporter: Taking a vacation from consumerism. Giving this family a whole new perspective on what's really important. For us, focusing less on stuff and focusing on each other. Love that. They focused on what is really important. The savings can be huge. We polled people out here. Can they do it? Can you go a year without buying anything? Florence, Florence is the one. One woman could do it. Congratulationses. Thank you, Rebecca. Coming up, we're behind the

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