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What's the Last Non-Necessity You Bought For Yourself?

I'm Asking: What's the Last Non-Necessity You Bought?

After a self-imposed three-month shopping hiatus, I broke the streak with the purchase of a gorgeous top as a birthday present to myself. Cutting back has meant staying far away from stores, but the prolonged restraint made my selection that much sweeter. What's the last thing you bought for yourself that wasn't a necessity?

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bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 8 years
A trip to Budapest.
Sofia-Soubrette Sofia-Soubrette 8 years
A glass of $1.50 PBR. I was laid off a few weeks ago and have had to resort to PBR...you know, it's not so bad.
smileylo smileylo 8 years
cigarettes, wine and the book new moon
carhornsinapril carhornsinapril 8 years
spendy eye cream
DefyAllLogic DefyAllLogic 8 years
coffee (daily) and novels (3).
Lynne Lynne 8 years
2 pairs of Old Navy flip-flops for 5 bucks about 2 months ago...but maybe I'll get to do a little more for my birthday tomorrow ;)
Nellllll Nellllll 8 years
Make up & clothes ofcourse ;)
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
well - if we're talking 'substantial' purchases, then i'll have to say my new digital camera. i didn't HAVE to get a new one - i just wanted one cause the flash on my old one didn't seem to work.
CoconutPie CoconutPie 8 years
Makeup, magazines, and sushi.
Fitness Fitness 8 years
we just bought a new tent big enough for the whole family. kinda like you have to spend money to save money since camping is so cheap.
SDTransplant SDTransplant 8 years
Shoes from DSW.com. That store is addictive.
insanitypepper insanitypepper 8 years
Phytodefrisant hair balm, which is arguably a necessity in this humidity.
cg130 cg130 8 years
Brand new shoes...expensive, but darling!
gumdrops334 gumdrops334 8 years
MAC makeup...guilty.
mek123 mek123 8 years
Happy Birthday, Savvy I bought an iPhone for myself and one for my son, totally a non-necessity but totally cool.
ayanaphil ayanaphil 8 years
Clothes this weekend. I only spent $20 though. Tanks were $2. Got 5 of those and another cute top that was $8.
Frenched Frenched 8 years
I'm late to the game, but the last not-necessary expense was buying the Wii and a few games to go with it.
Spectra Spectra 8 years
A Diet Coke when I was filling my car with gas. I justified it by the fact that it WAS 93 degrees outside and I had to drive 15 miles home from the gas station. I enjoyed every last sip, so it was definitely worth it.
luna08 luna08 8 years
Lunch today. At least it was gourmet!
Symphonee Symphonee 8 years
Nail polish for $1.99. it is actually kind of a neccessity because I am doing my own pedi's now and I had no polish
bleached bleached 8 years
Seasons 4-5-6 of Stargate. But they were on sale...
Chouette4u Chouette4u 8 years
We upgraded our cable to get HBO and the other "premium" channels.
Chrstne Chrstne 8 years
The latest non-necessity was a game for the Wii, which I don't play, but the boyfriend does!
sonic sonic 8 years
I bought 2 pairs of pajama bottoms, but I spent $7.50 on both with tax. So yay for discounts. :)
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 8 years
Just this week, I bought clothes for the first time in several months. But I got 4 tops, a dress, a jacket AND a pair of sneakers for under $200, so I don't feel too guilty about it.
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