Reward Yourself! 16 Items So Worth the Money That They’re Guilt-Free Splurges


Have you been working hard to reach a goal? 

Have you found yourself dreaming of all the awesome things that money can buy? 

Don’t feel guilty, reverting back to an age-old saying, treat yourself! It’s time for some well-deserved pampering and indulgence. 

Because who deserves it more than you, right? 

Let’s take a look at 16 items so worth the money that they qualify as guilt-free splurges. 

From investments in your wardrobe to addictions like designer handbags to home decor items that up your interior game, there are plenty of guilt-free choices out there. 

Reward yourself with products that not only bring joy but also make life better and simpler through their functionality and beauty!

#1. Doggy Daycare

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Do you have a pup that needs to get out and socialize during the day? 

Doggy daycare is the perfect guilt-free splurge. 

Not only will your pup be in good hands, but it will also be able to play and make friends with other dogs throughout the day.

Plus, if you’re working long hours, doggy daycare can be an invaluable way to keep your pup happy and healthy.

#2. A New Phone Case

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An updated phone case will spruce up your look and keep your phone safe from unexpected drops and accidents. 

A good phone case should be stylish and functional, so you can feel confident that your device is protected without compromising on its aesthetic.

#3. Good Lip Balm

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There are plenty of drugstore lip balms that people swear by.

But a lot of these cheaper solutions leave much to be desired.

Some women believe that it’s worth it to spend the money on the $10 and up lip balms as these are the ones that seem to work most effectively for them.

More importantly, if you buy the big tubes, they should last you a while.

#4. A Roomba

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Not a big fan of chores?

Plenty of women have decided to invest in products that can tackle these tasks for them so that they can focus on other tasks that demand their attention instead.

One wildly popular product that you’ve likely heard of is the Roomba.

Roombas will go around your space for you, cleaning messes and then connecting back to their charging station when finished.

They’re worth the money if you want things to be cleaned properly without worrying about remembering to do it constantly.

#5. Houseplants

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Houseplants are an investment of money when you first purchase them and time to keep them alive.

That said, most women find houseplants to be completely worth the money.

Not only do they add some life to your space, but they also can improve your mental health and well-being, especially if you do a lot of work at home.

#6. A Pet

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Pets are a lot of hard work and money, but everything you spend is worth it.

Whether you’re a dog, a cat person (or even an aspiring exotic pet owner), you’ll get a lot out of investing in a pet.

#7. Quality Cookware

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Being able to entertain is one of the best parts of having your own space.

But the tools that you have at your disposal can make or break the experience.

Cheap cookware helps you save more money upfront, but it might not produce good dishes that you want to eat.

That’s why many women say investing in high-quality cookware is a must.

Even if the whole set might be $500 or up, they’re built to last and to provide you with the best support possible when you’re in the kitchen.

#8. Permanent Makeup

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Permanent makeup can be done well, even if you’ve read some cautionary tales about it.

One of the most popular permanent makeup solutions is tattooed eyebrows, so you never have to worry about whether or not your eyebrows look good when you go out.

They’ll need to be touched up now and again, but it can save you a ton of money and stress in the long run.

#9. Professional Movers

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Anyone who has moved on their own knows how difficult it can be.

You have to find a day when some of your friends and family can help, hope you have the vehicles that can get the job done (or rent them), and hope nothing breaks at any point in the process.

This is why some refuse to deal with all this and instead spend their money on professional movers.

Professional movers take all the stress and responsibility off your hands so that all you have to do is make sure that your old space is cleaned and ready to leave behind and that you’re prepared to move into your new one.

#10. A Kindle (or Other E-Reader)

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Books are a popular form of media that some will always enjoy.

However, not everyone has the space for a library nor wants to tote a ton of books when they travel around.

The solution?

An e-reader like a Kindle!

Although they are a bit of an upfront investment (depending on the features that you want in an e-reader), they can help you cut down on the amount you spend on books, make it easier to carry your favorite media with you wherever you go, and even double as a tablet with web browsing and various apps.

#11. Noise-Canceling Headphones

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Before noise-canceling headphones, the only real way to drown out the world around you was to put your volume on full blast.

Technological innovation has resulted in a wide range of over-ear headphones and earbuds that can now cancel the noise around you so that all you hear is the audio you’re listening to.

If you travel frequently or need to stay focused in a hectic living space, they’re certainly worth the higher price tag.

#12. Strong Retinol Creams

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Skin care is essential to look our best as we age.

A good retinol cream is one type of product you might not be incorporating into your routine.

Retinol creams are versatile; they can help you even out your skin tone, battle acne, improve the skin’s thickness and elasticity, and more.

While the benefits will depend entirely on the amount of retinol in your product, these can be a worthy addition to your current skincare routine.

#13. A High-End Vacuum

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A deep clean is necessary every once in a while, especially when it comes to carpets and rugs.

You could save a few bucks and spend $100 or less on a vacuum cleaner, but they likely won’t last that long and will have poor suction.

Instead, consider spending more on a high-quality plug-in vacuum or cordless stick vacuum to tackle the hard messes when doing a deep clean.

Your house will thank you!

#14. A High-End Coffee Machine

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Most people start their day out with a cup of joe, but not everyone is necessarily getting the quality that they enjoy.

Cheap coffee machines can get the job done, but they can also break down often and leave you wanting more out of the experience.

Many women have opted for high-end coffee machines that cost hundreds but brew the perfect cup every time.

#15. A Good Mattress

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A good mattress is essential for a good night’s sleep, and if you have been putting off replacing your old one, now’s the time to invest in a new and comfortable one. 

A quality mattress can last for up to 10 years, so it’s worth the investment!

When shopping for a new mattress, make sure to take into account the size of your room and the type of sleeper you are. Side sleepers should opt for softer mattresses, while back sleepers prefer firmer ones.

Once you’ve found the perfect mattress, you can enjoy a more restful sleep every night!

#16. Dental Work

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Another way to give yourself peace of mind is to invest in some much-needed dental work. 

Whether you’re overdue for a checkup or need more involved care, getting your smile taken care of can help ensure that your mouth and teeth stay healthy for years to come.

Regular checkups with a dentist will also help detect any potential issues before they become serious.

Cash Stuffing Budget

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Cash stuffing is a trendy budgeting method that makes better use of the envelope system.

By using cash, you not only avoid debt, but you have greater control over how you spend money.

Find out why so many people have fallen in love with it.


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We all exchange time for money, but few of us stop to think about if our time is better spent doing the things we love instead of taking care of chores.

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