I just loved this smart, frugal talk from Carrie Underwood, a past American Idol winner, who was quoted in a fall issue of Woman's World.
She's fought against over-the-top spending suggestions from American Idol staffers.
"I had my battles with the American Idol stylist because he always wanted me to buy real expensive things. I was like, 'My mama raised me right. I can't spend $400 on a pair of jeans!' "