Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Things I don't scrimp on

There are certain things where you just have to suck it up and spend the extra money on to get the brand name. Now, I'm a huge fan of saving a few bucks if the time calls for it, but for some reason I just can not bring myself to go generic for!
 
1. Mascara
I love love love lashes and have been known to use up to 4 different kinds at once. I'm a huge believer that just putting mascara on means you can step out of the house with confidence!
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2. Tissues
Um anyone else with allergies feel me on this one?? Once Spring and Summer are here, it's hello sneezy.  I need some nice tissues to keep my nose not Rudolph Red!
Puffs Plus Lotion is where it's at!
 
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3. Bras
Hellooooooo Victoria Secret. I'm obsessed (putting it mildly), but also enjoy Aerie & Gilly Hicks bras in a pinch. I feel like any other brand I've tried has fallen apart or become stretched out/uncomfortable much quicker than my beloved VS ones.
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4. Peanut Butter
I'm a Jif girl at heart. None of this Peter Pan or Skippy stuff:P
 
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5. Spaghetti Sauce
Prego all the way, baby! Ragu is just not gonna cut it for me.
 
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6. Gym Shoes
I like my Nike shoes, not just any "tennis shoe".
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7. Shampoo/ Conditioner
Biolage! It saved my hair after I went away to college.
You mean teasing, ratting, straightening, and drinking tons of alcohol isn't good for your hair?? Who knew?!
 
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 8. Toilet Paper
 I once made the mistake once of letting Matt pick up toilet paper for my apartment and he brought over industrial toliet paper they use in schools and fast food places.
*shudder*
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And since we're in the spirit...
 
Things I could care less about
 
Gasoline
I am not brand loyal. If I can save a few pennies on gas, you can bet your sweet ass I'll be over at the station with the lowest price!
 
Nail Polish
None of this $8 polish stuff. I don't paint my nails enough to even get through an entire bottle before it goes bad so I like to stick with the $0.99 ones!
 
Sunglasses
Designer sunglasses? Hardly.
This girl has gone through 4 pairs already this summer. Yes FOUR.
Oops.
 
 
 Isn't it funny what different people prefer? I know some people who refuse to use cheap nail polish but could care less about shampoo and conditioner.
 
What can/can't you live without? :)
 
 
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5 comments:

  1. My price limit for a pair of shades is a whopping five bucks. I break and or lose sunglasses like no other it's ridiculous. I'm not trying to carry my shades around like a small child. Throw them in the bag and have no cares because they're five dolla

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  2. You are my kinda girl!! I totally agree on everything you listed!!

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  3. I agree with the mascara, toilet paper, nail polish and tennis shoe ones. Also, I would go a step further and say that I don't care if my gasoline has ethanol in it. If it's cheap, it's cheap! haha. Hasn't broke my car yet! However, I disagree on the sunglasses. I typically wouldn't pay much for them, but I caved and bought a pair of Coach. Those are my babies! They don't leave their case unless they're on my face!

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  4. JIF!!!!!! Hell yes. My mom always tries to convince me that the knock-off brand peanut butters taste the same... bitch be trippin.

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  5. I can agree on this list. Most of these things I would NOT scimp on!

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