Guilty pleasures - what do you spend money on?

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One good reason to only maintain a small circle of friends is that three out of four murders are committed by people who know the victim. ~George Carlin~

In regards to Vagazzling: They just want to get into the goods without worrying about getting scratched up by fake crystals. ~spring1onu~
Books and nail polish.

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“Mama says pretty comes in all different sizes. And my size… is cute!” -Honey Boo Boo
Clothes. I've mainly been getting them at thrift stores of late, but I usually get a lot at one time.
Hair products
Eating out/going out for drinks
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Magazines.










Can you tell I am trying to spread my stuff out so I do not have a freaking laundry list of guilty pleasure spending.
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Central Massachusetts

One good reason to only maintain a small circle of friends is that three out of four murders are committed by people who know the victim. ~George Carlin~

In regards to Vagazzling: They just want to get into the goods without worrying about getting scratched up by fake crystals. ~spring1onu~

And mid-August, hopefully, likely, going to Florida to see...
The newest (hopefully!) addition:
Originally Posted by NetG
Really Net?!???

D'Ashi is still here and available if you're wanting to travel to buy a horse!!!!

Very pretty though
I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.
Audrey Hepburn
Mine would be travel. I just can't turn down an offer whether it be a quick road trip, a holiday week in the carribean or a really good trip somewhere fun!
I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.
Audrey Hepburn
Gasoline for my car
I could take transit, but the bus system here is pathetic.

Safeway and Tall Grass Prairie Bakery
I could shop more often at SuperStore, but I'd have to go at 7am (earlier on weekends). I may have to start grocery shopping at Walmart (shudder).

Electronics
Laptop, desktop, 2 tablets all purchased within 12 months. Except for getting a new cell phone, I think I'm okay for the next couple years.

Manicures/pedicures
Once I find the right salon, I'll be doing these monthly.

Storage containers
I've been inspired by organization gurus on Youtube to declutter and organize.
Really nothing.

Though some people would probably say my groceries and toiletries. I am very particular about ingredients in foods I buy, if it's not a fresh unprocessed item though the bulk of my groceries are not processed and organic or farm fresh. I also read all ingredients in my toiletries and don't buy typical drugstore brands because I don't want those ingredients on my body (teeth, hair, skin, etc).
Ah, it all makes sense now. Goldy is the puppet master!
Originally Posted by Poodlehead
nothing in excess really.

I do have a lot of purses, but I don't buy them so often anymore.

I buy clothes for myself occasionally, but I keep things for 10+ years as long as their in good shape.

I probably spend most money on toiletries and makeup. Hair treatments, face stuff, eye cream, makeup, and I get my nails done.

And I buy a lot of books.

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I can't believe you all are considering these things GUILTY PLEASURES. Books? Healthy food? Clothing (flip flops, even?????)?

I was expecting to read stuff like: cocaine, male prostitutes, Cuban cigars, vitamins made from ground up Chinese babies, the high roller table at the Sands, etc
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Last edited by spiderlashes5000; 07-11-2012 at 12:08 PM.
Icedcoffeecrack!!!!

There. I admitted it. You beat me down SL!!
Central Massachusetts

One good reason to only maintain a small circle of friends is that three out of four murders are committed by people who know the victim. ~George Carlin~

In regards to Vagazzling: They just want to get into the goods without worrying about getting scratched up by fake crystals. ~spring1onu~
Brace yourselves, what I'm about to reveal may be a tad too rebellious for some.

I totally didn't need it, but I spent way too much money on a quilt. I know, I know...it's dangerous and sexy, but try to contain your shock.

I've been wanting a quilt for the bed to switch out to for summer from our heavy duvet for years and just couldn't bring myself to spend the money.

I may have to try and find a male prostitute that is smoking a Cuban cigar while snorting cocaine all while making vitamins from ground up Chinese babies. More bang for the buck!
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Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
Icedcoffeecrack!!!!

There. I admitted it. You beat me down SL!!
Originally Posted by xcptnl
There is no guilt in this. Think of what you'd spend if you bought the same amount from a cafe every single day. You're saving money!




Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
Really Net?!???

D'Ashi is still here and available if you're wanting to travel to buy a horse!!!!

Very pretty though
Originally Posted by CurlyCanadian
I'll take "Horses who are WAY out of my price range" for A Whole Lot of Money, Alex!




This is the 2006 dark bay who actually looks nearly identical to my horse if you don't see him in motion? I'm pretty sure that would be WAY beyond what I can afford!

Thus the trip to see a talented two year old and ride siblings. (She's a year in that pic, though.)
The pews never miss a sermon but that doesn't get them one step closer to Heaven.
-Speckla

But at least the pews never attend yoga!
Designer handbags. But I'm going to stop soon because I can't take the guilt.
Books, books, and more books. I easily buy 15-20 a month, often more, and usually get them read in that time. Even if i dont get to them I keep buying more. I buy them in hardcover when available, but also buy plenty of paperbacks and ebooks. I also buy protective covers for every o e of them, including the paperbacks. It's a bit of an obsession.
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I'm with Nallia. I spend the most money on books.
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I can't believe you all are considering these things GUILTY PLEASURES. Books? Healthy food? Clothing (flip flops, even?????)?

I was expecting to read stuff like: cocaine, male prostitutes, Cuban cigars, vitamins made from ground up Chinese babies, the high roller table at the Sands, etc
Originally Posted by spiderlashes5000

3c/4a
I can't believe you all are considering these things GUILTY PLEASURES. Books? Healthy food? Clothing (flip flops, even?????)?

I was expecting to read stuff like: cocaine, male prostitutes, Cuban cigars, vitamins made from ground up Chinese babies, the high roller table at the Sands, etc
Originally Posted by spiderlashes5000

Originally Posted by Po
I have no problem dropping large amounts of money on clothing. Most of my items are over 200. I guess this is why I would consider it a guilty pleasure.


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nail polish...but, like, to a ridiculous extent. I've been trying to stay out of the nail polish thread because of the nail polish lust it incites in me. Not only do I buy expensive nail polish, I buy lots of cheap nail polish too. Ridiculous!

I buy lots of e-books (it's just so easy. one click, and bam! instant gratification! if clothes worked like this, I would shop so much more), but I wouldn't consider that a guilty pleasure.
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