Monday, January 19, 2009

Monday Morning Question of the Day

I don't know about you, but sometimes
I have a difficult time spending money on myself.

It's not that I have any trouble spending money,
definitely and sadly NOT.

It's just that if the money is supposed to be for me,
I tend to spend it on someone else.

Whenever I am given a gift of cash
I almost always spend it on the dry cleaning, a gift, or something for Madison or Tony
instead of spending it on myself as it was intended.


So, my question today is...........


If you were given $100.00 today

and you

HAD

to spend it on a treat for yourself

(that means you can't buy anything for anyone else and you couldn't save it)

how

and

where

would you spend it?



13 comments:

  1. I am the same way
    I think a trip to Chapters for books and a stop at Starbucks for a GreenTeaFrapiccino would be what I would do.
    OR
    Clothes from anywhere. I haven't boughten myself clothes in a long time.

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  2. Maybe on the shoes I bought yesterday! :o)

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  3. I agree with you. I usually would use my money to pay bills and nothing for me- though I did better this Christmas! I bought some new sweaters in smaller sizes!!!

    I would spend a day at the spa! I might have to double the amount- but it would be soooo worth it! I would start with a full body massage, facial, and if I had money left over a pedicure and manicure!

    One of the spas in Wichita had packages that were slightly reduced (since you were spending $ on multiple services) and served you lunch! I think I got a facial, mini massage, mani and pedi for just around $100 and it was great! I had lunch while I was getting my pedi. Jason's deli with organic fresh fruit YUMMMMMM!

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  4. Our local Barnes and Noble store and Starbucks! Oh and clothes,and music, and sun block and a hat, so that I do not get sun burned on the top of my head!

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  5. I would go directly to Expedia.com and put it towards a plane ticket to a certain someplace. :o) No hesitation whatsoever.

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  6. That's easy... Barnes and Noble!

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  7. New shoes! My Target clearance specials have seen their better days!

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  8. See, now the first thing that popped into my head was...I am saving for a fence for the back yard...I don't know if that counts as spending money on myself.

    I usually spend money on things for the house.

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  9. I am the same way. In fact just tonight I took Hubby to a movie for his birthday with money that I received for Christmas.

    Anyhow, I would probably add to it and book a room at a nice hotel for the night with my hubby. Does that count?

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  10. It's so easy to know what you'd spend money on when you have none... but give me a gift of cash and I draw a blank! I'd probably buy a new church outfit... since nothing fits and it's all "old."

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  11. A massage.

    And if I ever win the lottery I'm going to hire a full-time massage therapist. :-)

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  12. I would buy some new clothes. I have stuff from college still and many things are too big. That is good, but at the smae time, when nothing fits........it is still frustrating.....

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  13. My sweet in-laws always give me cash for Christmas b/c my mom-in-law knows that I like to shop....but rarely get to....for myself! So, I do spend it on me!!!
    I go for clothes and shoes!!! My wardrobe is still quite dated but, would be much more so were it not for them each year!! :o)
    I too LOVE to spend and it is often hard to do on myself...we let ourselves feel guilty!

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