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Old 07-10-2012, 05:18 PM   #1
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Default Guilty pleasures - what do you spend money on?

Everyone has their things. I'm not thinking like tv shows and such but more what you spend your money on.

For me? It's fancy "girly" things

I am slowly building my fragrance wardrobe and have spend quite a bit at this amazing perfumerie in my city. People think I'm crazy but I love having expensive rare perfumes to cycle through. the bottles look pretty and I am always being told how good I smell. Loves it.

I have a friend whose bike costs more than their car. To me that is craziness! Haha

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Old 07-10-2012, 05:23 PM   #2
 
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Fancy perfume, fancy sunglasses, shoes, and hello kitty and friends paraphernalia l(sp?) I buy everything on sale (minus the expensive perfume, never found any on sale) I love a good pair of expensive sunglasses that are cheap. I got some Vera Wang 275 dollar glasses for 40 bucks once.
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Old 07-10-2012, 05:45 PM   #4
 
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Oh I forgot makeup also. But I haven't really bought any lately....until...now....*off to sephora*
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Old 07-10-2012, 06:00 PM   #5
 
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Girly stuff...clothes, shoes, makeup, skincare products, perfume, henna and other hair doo-dads.

I don't do nail stuff or fancy handbags though. Those seem like a collossal waste of money to me. LOL
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Old 07-10-2012, 06:22 PM   #6
 
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Lately, gadgets.

Recently, blush.

Formerly, lipstick.

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Old 07-10-2012, 06:26 PM   #7
 
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It hit me yesterday that I haven't cooked with anything but European style cultured butter for as long as I can remember. The place near me that sells butter I like at a reasonable was out of both possible choices. I had about a one-second flash of "maybe I should get regular butter" but I decided I'd just wait to get the good stuff since I had enough for what I was making.
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Old 07-10-2012, 06:32 PM   #8
 
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Skin care products (Sephora)
Shoes--not too expensive ones. Just more than I need!
Sushi
Going out to eat/drink


These are all things I KNOW I don't really need and could save money on, but I do it anyway, and too often!
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Old 07-10-2012, 07:05 PM   #9
 
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Old 07-10-2012, 07:50 PM   #10
 
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Jewelry, makeup, handbags, curls. I know I'm singing to the choir.
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Old 07-10-2012, 08:28 PM   #11
 
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I seriously covet things, but I don't actually spend much on myself. I think I'm utilitarian to a fault and pretty stingy - I love things like purses and jewelry, but I never buy them for myself or even really shop for them because I don't "need" them. I'll buy myself clothes every few months, but it's usually when I legitimately need something (can't wear jeans with holes in the butt to work, for example ) or if get to the point where I feel like I dislike too large a percentage of my wardrobe.

I do spend a good bit on nice food and wine.

Lately, I've been coveting new running shoes and running clothes. I just retired a pair of shoes, and I have another pair with over 400 miles on them which will probably be dead in about a month, so I kind of have an excuse to buy some right now and I'm chomping at the bit. AND some of my clothes starting to look pretty disgusting (yeah, I'm quite the fashion plate at the gym ) so I have an excuse to buy some clothes too. Now if only I had an excuse to buy them at Lululemon....damn their cuteness and their exorbitant prices.

The running stuff addiction helps to combat most of the negative aspects of food and wine
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Old 07-10-2012, 09:07 PM   #12
 
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Jeans, flip flops, work out clothes, running shoes, purses, jewelry, makeup, nail polish, lotions and potions. Things for the kitchen - knives, gadgets, herbs, spices, salts. I used to buy lots of Harley gear but I've sold most of that and haven't bought anything new in a long time.
I buy things for my vehicles when I first get them. When I got the truck last year I got running boards, grille guard, seat covers, etc. I redecorated almost every room in the house last year so I bought loads of furniture and art work and such. This year I haven't had to buy any big items.
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Old 07-10-2012, 09:30 PM   #14
 
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This needs to be a photo post. Sorry.







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Old 07-10-2012, 09:40 PM   #15
 
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Food
Clothes (only wardrobe staples)
skin care
books (only if I can't find it at my local library)
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Old 07-10-2012, 10:15 PM   #16
 
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I buy expensive hair products and makeup, but not excessively.
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Old 07-10-2012, 10:19 PM   #17
 
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Travel
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Electronic gadgets but not often
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Old 07-11-2012, 12:29 AM   #18
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Parking spots for lazy primadonnas who don't want to get their shoes wet.

Sweaters...particularly those with buttons.

Food...I need good quality food.

Makeup, but I haven't found anything I'm completely thrilled about.
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Books - seriously I think I buy between 5 - 10 a month
Knee high boots (expensive ones)
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Old 07-11-2012, 04:11 AM   #20
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- Nailpolish, ever since Essie became widely available in Holland I'm hooked!

- Clothes for my little girl. She has way too many clothes but I can't stop buying. Everytime I see something cute I just have to buy it
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