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#1 3'sACharm

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:31 PM

Your at the shops and you have $50 to spend on yourself...what do you buy?

I'd probably buy some make-up and a cup of coffee original.gif

#2 notorico

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:35 PM

I would get a manicure or buy some makeup.

#3 ~sydblue~

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:36 PM

A bus ticket to as far away as I could possibly get on $50.

#4 PrincessPeach

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:37 PM


#5 CupOfCoffee

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:38 PM

Coffee and cake ($10)

2 pairs of patterned tights on clearance at Myer ($40).

#6 GoneWithTheWhinge

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:38 PM

I'd wander around trying to think what I needed or wanted then every time I found something I would talk myself out of buying it in some way or another.

And end up going home with a new pair of leggings or a dress for one of the girls. blush.gif

#7 Fire_fly

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:39 PM

Today would be a coffee and a book.

#8 dolcengabbana

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:40 PM

Pedicure and a juice.

#9 JustBeige

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:40 PM


or paint supplies.

Depends on my mood at the time. biggrin.gif

Edited by JustBeige, 11 February 2013 - 01:55 PM.

#10 Rachel70

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:41 PM

Some costume jewellery, I love big loud necklaces.
Also a cup of coffee so I could sit and people watch while I drank it.

#11 lclb

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:43 PM

Pedicure and a sandwich from a cafe

#12 Quay11

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:47 PM

A massage

#13 71Cath

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:47 PM

Wool and a new pattern

#14 Stardusties

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:48 PM

QUOTE (GoneWithTheWhinge @ 11/02/2013, 02:38 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'd wander around trying to think what I needed or wanted then every time I found something I would talk myself out of buying it in some way or another.

And end up going home with a new pair of leggings or a dress for one of the girls. blush.gif

Yep this would be me. Only it'd be either DD or DP that I'd end up buying something for.

#15 Jax12

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:51 PM

A boost juice (Mango Tango Crush...mmm)
Some hair clips which I really need at the moment
A new pair of sparkley earrings from Diva ($10)
And then probably lunch with the change, or some jocks for newly TT'd DS

#16 Peppery

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:51 PM

itunes voucher

#17 boysescakes

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:53 PM

Sushi for lunch and a pedicure.....

#18 RainyDays

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:56 PM

A few bits and pieces for the kitchen - some new bowls, a mini fry pan, a herb mill.

#19 Jenflea

Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:56 PM

Maybe makeup.

#20 Flaxen

Posted 11 February 2013 - 02:01 PM

Decorative homeware items.

Or shoes on sale. I love shoes.

#21 elizabethany

Posted 11 February 2013 - 02:07 PM

You are making the assumption that I have free time with which to buy something...

I would buy a couple of newspapers, a nice lunch, and have a couple of hours of peace, without "Mummy!" and still have $30 change.  Maybe a massage as well...

Edited by elizabethany, 11 February 2013 - 02:13 PM.

#22 Just Another Cat

Posted 11 February 2013 - 02:10 PM

Clothes, maybe a new top or two.

#23 anna_garny

Posted 11 February 2013 - 02:14 PM

right now, probably a white hot chocolate and a $30 iTunes voucher, and the other $15 or so would be spent on something for Baby Incoming.

#24 livvie7586

Posted 11 February 2013 - 02:15 PM

DJ's have their new goodie bag out, so i'd head in and buy something so i could buy it (makeup more than likely).

anything left over would go on something yummy

#25 ELH05

Posted 11 February 2013 - 02:19 PM

Pedicure or my nails definitely

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