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my biggest regular waste of money is...

spiderlashes5000spiderlashes5000 Posts: 17,495Registered Users Curl Neophyte
What is a regular (daily/weekly/monthly) indulgence you absolutely could live w/o but choose to splurge on anyway...for whatever reason?

(Plz don't say used books you buy from garage sales for $.25! LOL)

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  • NarniaNarnia Posts: 1,770Registered Users
    Cigarettes :( (January 17th quit date wooooot!!)
    Tim Hortons coffee about 4 days a week.
    Professional sugaring every 4-6 weeks
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  • theliothelio Posts: 5,374Registered Users
    honey and tea. i could buy lipton and use sugar.
  • JosephineJosephine Posts: 14,175Registered Users
    Daily - Lunch. Usually 5-15 a day

    Weekly - drinking/hanging out on the weekends - 100 - 200, it gets higher if we cab to multiple places or there's a day game on and we are there all day eating and drinking, hopping around from place to place in search for more drinks

    I'd give up the lunches before my social weekend activities. I'm just too lazy to make food or even go to the grocery store to get frozen lunches.
  • murrrcatmurrrcat Posts: 9,596Registered Users
    hmmmmmmm

    not sure. I'll be back.
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  • SarcasmIsBeautySarcasmIsBeauty Posts: 5,640Registered Users
    Lunch on days I don't cook or my dept buys something I don't eat (like today)
    Turtles: omg please don't put that in your moo moo

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  • rileybrileyb Posts: 1,975Registered Users
    Starbucks
    Lunch - I should bring mine but I'm too tired at night to pack it
    Sirius - I should probably get rid of this now that I don't spend 2+ hours in the car anymore, but I do love it

    The list used to be longer but I cut out my manis/pedis/facials.
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  • mrspoppersmrspoppers Posts: 7,223Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    My daily latte
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  • luvmylocsluvmylocs Posts: 7,578Registered Users
    toiletries, makeup and girlie stuff...i have enough, lotion, facial wash, nail polish, lipstick, eyeshadow, peels, eye creams and other beauty stuff to not buy anything in 2013 and still have some into next year. :-|

    hey, maybe i should try to do it. of course i can't refuse a gift and my parents did buy me some l'occtaine for christmas.
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  • claudine19claudine19 Posts: 4,486Registered Users
    Weekly flowers and scented candles. I love them.
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  • LayaliLayali Posts: 561Registered Users
    Cabs for sure!
    Professional waxing
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  • SpringcurlSpringcurl Posts: 8,002Registered Users
    Medium caramel iced latte from Dunkin's.
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  • spring1onuspring1onu Posts: 16,528Registered Users
    Target.

    The entire store. :-|


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  • CurlyCanadianCurlyCanadian Posts: 10,780Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    Narnia wrote: »
    Cigarettes :( (January 17th quit date wooooot!!)
    Tim Hortons coffee about 4 days a week.

    This, but atleast once a day for Timmy's :lol:
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  • cyndicyndi Posts: 3,341Registered Users
    My Devacurl products...no, wait, those are a necessity!

    I'm really bad about not taking my lunch.
    I think that I deceive genius.:happy10:
  • OBBOBB Posts: 4,174Registered Users
    movie rentals and theatres. i need my escapism. but lately its been dress shirts, slacks and ties. next is dress shoes and suits. im morphing my whole wardrobe since half my clothes were stolen
  • PartyHairPartyHair Posts: 7,713Registered Users
    Josephine wrote: »
    Daily - Lunch. Usually 5-15 a day

    I'm just too lazy to make food or even go to the grocery store to get frozen lunches.

    Same. And the hospital has such a fantastic salad bar, plus they have a hot meal that is always Weight Watchers friendly. My lunch is usually about $5 per day, which I am fine with.

    My other indulgence is iTunes music and digital books. I try to keep it under control but yeah. No.
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  • curlypearlcurlypearl Posts: 11,970Registered Users Curl Novice
    PartyHair wrote: »
    Josephine wrote: »
    Daily - Lunch. Usually 5-15 a day

    I'm just too lazy to make food or even go to the grocery store to get frozen lunches.

    Same here and lunch costs me between 8-12 a day! I hate cooking (Saria will you marry me?) She probably wants to kill me instead.
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  • scrillsscrills Posts: 6,700Registered Users
    Lunches
    Craft supplies
    Target
    Clothes

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  • cmb4314cmb4314 Posts: 984Registered Users
    Food. We like going out to nice restaurants, and we like cooking good food at home so we will often splurge on ingredients for a recipe.
  • CocoTCocoT Posts: 5,330Registered Users
    Food and hair products. Food mainly.

    I have problems.

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  • murrrcatmurrrcat Posts: 9,596Registered Users
    food and like cute food. and candles. and things that smell nice. random b.s.

    I can't really pin point and exact thing, it's mostly everything.
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  • claudine19claudine19 Posts: 4,486Registered Users
    Target's a killer of budgets.
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  • DsotomayorDsotomayor Posts: 173Registered Users
    MAC make up. There is a macys right by my job and I go there during my lunch hour...damn them for releasing so many new collections that I have to get at LEAST one new thing from every time.

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  • claudine19claudine19 Posts: 4,486Registered Users
    MAC makes the best lipstick, imo.
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  • curlysue21curlysue21 Posts: 5,219Registered Users
    Take-out/fast food. I have to say though we have gotten much better with eating at home than we did before our income reduced.

    I gave up drinking Dunkin Donuts ground coffee too for the same reason. That was tough.
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  • Who Me?Who Me? Posts: 3,181Registered Users
    Josephine wrote: »
    Daily - Lunch. Usually 5-15 a day

    Weekly - drinking/hanging out on the weekends - 100 - 200, it gets higher if we cab to multiple places or there's a day game on and we are there all day eating and drinking, hopping around from place to place in search for more drinks.

    Mine is similar to this, except since being in a relationship the past few years it ends up being dinners out more than the late night drinking (he doesn't drink).

    Also, manicures!
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  • LadyV69LadyV69 Posts: 3,397Registered Users
    Take out for dinner and/or eating out. Most of the time, the take out isn't fast food, but Chinese, West Indian or Indian. It cost about $6-10 each day for 3 or 4 days a week so it adds up. If I go to a sit down place once or twice a week, add another $20-$40 to that. I really don't like cooking, especially since I live alone.

    Also, going out during the weekend in general (drinking, concerts, museums, etc.). I enjoy experiencing new things and spending time with friends, so I'm not sure this could be considered a waste of money. Living in a city that offers so many things to do does not help, although there are plenty of free or low-cost things, which I do occasionally.

    ETA: Forgot to add mani/pedis, but only in the summer.
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  • spring1onuspring1onu Posts: 16,528Registered Users
    Target aside, I think my main source is during the time Starbucks has the seasonal drinks that I enjoy. Since I can only get them in the Fall/Winter I use that as my excuse to indulge in way too many of them and the ridiculous price should be illegal. In the Summer it's an iced vanilla coffee from McDonald's and although it's only $2.50, it can add up fast.
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    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.
  • PartyHairPartyHair Posts: 7,713Registered Users
    Yeah, nail polish is another one for me. I'm addicted.
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  • ursulaursula Posts: 1,461Registered Users
    Coffee and eating out.
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