12 Items People Happily Splurge On Without Guilt

I’ve compiled a list of ten little things for which people won’t hesitate to open their wallets. So, if you’re ready to spend some money on small things, keep reading to discover the items that are truly “worth every dime.”

Splurging!

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I am all for frugal living and living as cheaply as possible, but there are some things that just may be worth spending a little bit more money on and getting a much higher quality item.  There are some small things that people won’t think twice about spending money on- because they are worth it!

Cheese

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Someone loves cheese! High-quality cheese is so much more different than cheaper cheese, said a few people. One person wrote, “Our one splurge is getting good cheese from the proper cheese shop rather than the shredded stuff in the bags at the grocer.”

Pet Food

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One person wrote that they are always happy to spend money on their pets. One person wrote, “I try to buy food in bulk, but I’m always happy then I’m able to splurge on them.”

Another added, “I’ve tried a couple of different foods for my dog, and I can see a dramatic difference in the softness and shininess of its fur based on what is eaten.”

 

DIY Tools

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If you’re a do-it-yourselfer, spending extra dollars on quality tools can save you a fortune. From being charged as much as $100 for fuel filter maintenance to as little as $30 for a battery change, you can save all that money, but only with the right tools to become your fixer. “Nothing like the right tool for the job…” one person has said.

International Travel Tickets

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Who doesn’t like time away from the daily grind? For many, international travel is the ultimate escape, a chance to explore new places, cultures, and cuisines. And while it can be costly, some are willing to go the extra mile to make it happen.

“I will do everything frugally so that I can afford international travel,” says one user, and they’re not alone. For some, the prospect of a week-long vacation motivates them to tighten their belts and save up for the trip of a lifetime.

A Quality Pair of Shoes

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Some persons may see a good pair of shoes as an indulgence, while others consider it a practical necessity. However, one must admit that our shoes are a part of our daily lives, and for those who spend long hours on their feet, they must be worth their weight in gold.

Gym Membership

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A gym membership card could be a gold medal for sweating it out and getting fit. Some argue that with this, you would be “saving yourself from spending more on medical issues in the future.”

Knives

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Whether you’re a restaurant chef or a good cook at home, some people are willing to splurge on a quality set of knives and maintain them. “…a quality chef’s knife will serve you for life,” confirms one user. For some people, using a finely crafted knife is a source of pride and satisfaction.

Pet Food

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For pet lovers, splurging on high-quality pet food is a guilt-free investment. After all, our pets have to eat to stay alive. Feeding them with the right food can even impact their fur! One notes, “It’s a bit like having healthy human hair.”

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Multipurpose Dish Soap

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Being clean is serene, and an excellent multipurpose soap does it all. Having a soap that washes your dishes clean, tackles the grime in your kitchen sink, and scrubs your stovetop can be a lifesaver. Many people appreciate multipurpose dish soap because ”it cleans everything.”

Coffee

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The day officially begins for coffee enthusiasts once they’ve had their first cup of coffee. And while some are content with a basic brew, others are willing to splurge on a higher-quality cup of joe. And paying a little extra for a premium cup can be well worth it for those who truly appreciate the nuances of drinking coffee.

Mattress

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Some users say a good night’s rest on a comfortable mattress can be life-changing. Unsurprisingly, some people are willing to splurge on a high-quality mattress, considering its immense impact on our physical and mental well-being. After all, a good day starts with a good night’s sleep.

Premium Media Subscriptions

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While some would subscribe to the idea of watching free movies and listening to free music using a few methods, others wouldn’t be bothered by all the faff of the free limited streaming and would much rather subscribe to all premium media platforms. Name it: Netflix, Disney+, Paramount+, Sky Cinema, etc.

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