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Old 06-10-2012, 02:45 PM
 
Location: NOVA
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Nice jewelry, the real stuff. That's my weakness.
If I wasn't so frugal, however, I'd love to have a housekeeper and a cook.
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Old 06-10-2012, 06:54 PM
 
Location: Colorado Plateau
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Bicycles and bicycle gear.

A couple of months ago I bought yet another bike, spent about $900. I didn't need it. I already had 6 other very nice bikes. Just wanted it. I do ride it to work sometimes. This is besides the fact that I have 3 other bikes that are also perfectly fine for riding to work.

I do save at least $25/wk on gas by riding a bike all over town.
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Old 06-10-2012, 07:22 PM
 
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5 Guys Burgers
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Old 06-10-2012, 07:26 PM
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I like to take the long way home and drive on a more scenic route and sometimes I just like to drive and look.

Kembek, I used to do the jewelry thing and recently learned it really is not that expensive. Buying good jewelry can really be considered an investment. Wonder how much I could get for all my gold jewelry? I am saving it for my grangdaughters though. We are just about to get the fourth one and I am sure they will all enjoy my collection.
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Old 06-11-2012, 04:37 AM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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Bicycles and bicycle gear.

A couple of months ago I bought yet another bike, spent about $900. I didn't need it. I already had 6 other very nice bikes. Just wanted it. I do ride it to work sometimes. This is besides the fact that I have 3 other bikes that are also perfectly fine for riding to work.

I do save at least $25/wk on gas by riding a bike all over town.
I didn't even know they MADE $900 bicycles?!

I own a bicycle and I think I paid $200 or so for my Schwinn quite a few year ago. Isn't a bicycle a bicycle in all honesty? It isn't like buying a car with different features, it's basically a frame with two wheels and a chain.

Not criticizing at all, just curious. To each their own.
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Old 06-11-2012, 04:58 AM
 
Location: Fairfield, CT
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My indulgences are:

place of residence
car I drive (BMW) though it's now 6 years old
fancy restaurant meals
vacations
housekeeper
gardener

Other than that, I'm pretty frugal.
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Old 06-11-2012, 05:01 AM
 
Location: property tax hell
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belong to a golf club.
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Old 06-11-2012, 07:34 AM
 
Location: Pasadena, CA
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Living in California..
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Old 06-11-2012, 07:41 AM
 
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Nice jewelry, the real stuff. That's my weakness.
If I wasn't so frugal, however, I'd love to have a housekeeper and a cook.
I forgo the jewelry for a housekeeper. I would love to have nice jewelry, but hate scrubbing toilets even more.
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Old 06-11-2012, 08:36 AM
 
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Hmmmmmmm..

Travelling with my husband when he's away for work (making third trip to Hawaii this year next month).

Dept store make-up for some items (foundation, blush but drugstore for thngs lie mascara and lipgloss/lipstick)

Scented soap (from like TJMAxx)

Fresh meat/fruits/vegetable (what's on sale or in season but I don't do canned/jarred/frozen)

Quilt store fabric (instead of cheaper fabric from Joann's) for sewing projects and quilts
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