Guilty Pleasures

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This post is about those wonderful things that make us feel a little guilty, but are far too good not to indulge in once in a while. The things that break the rules slightly, are a little unhealthy, are too expensive to cost-justify but make life that little bit more enjoyable. These are some of my guilty pleasures, what are yours?

  1. A nice long lie-in, even though there are lots of things I should be doing with my day. 
  2. Trashy celebrity gossip magazines - I only ever spend money on them if I'm on a long train journey, but I love reading them on a semi-regular basis in the canteen at work too!
  3. Really good wine - I unfortunately have expensive tastes!
  4. Takeaway for dinner, there's something about getting food delivered that makes it taste so good, especially if it's really cold and miserable outside (which also adds to the guilt-factor, I always feel sorry for the poor delivery person!) and you can't be bothered to go food shopping. 
  5. Rich chocolate cake, bad for the diet but fabulous for the mood!
  6. Posh scented candles, I'd have them all over my house if I could afford it!
  7. Washing my clothes with huge amounts of fabric conditioner (at least twice as much as it says on the bottle) then surrounding myself in soft, lovely smelling fabric!
  8. Just doing... nothing! It's great!

38 comments:

Zay said...

1. Any dessert...sweets are my downfall. I'm too weak to turn them down. Most likely my next tattoo will be dessert themed since it's been a vice I just can't kick.

2. Sitting on my couch watching tv usually makes me feel guilty.

3. Playing video games for several hours at a time.

4. Staying in my pj's all day. This is a rare event and only usually happens when I'm sick but some rare Sundays I have the opportunity and it always makes me feel guilty but dang it just feels so right sometimes.

Kaylen said...

1. Gossip Girl on DVD

2. Skipping classes to go shopping, go to lunch with friends, or taking pictures.

3. Making lists (no, seriously).

4. Living Etc. magazine

5. Making time to play video games or watch music videos.

Magenpie said...

Lots and lots of the things on your list are completely true and many apply to me as well :)

Rachel Premo said...

1. Lying in bed on Saturday mornings with books and my laptop.

2. Trashy television like Gossip Girl and The City.

3. Pretty much every pair of shoes that I ever buy.

4. Reading trashy chick lit like Devil Wears Prada, Shopaholic, and Bergdorf Blondes.

5. Sneaking away from the office "real quick" for Starbucks in the middle of the morning.

Sisa said...

1. Reading teen lit

2. Kids movies

3. Sleeping too much

4. Eating Butterfingerr ( a very good chocolate)

5. Skiping church on sundays to stay in bed

6.Talking to cute guys even thought you know there can't be anything else (I'm married)

Ally said...

1. OC Marathons
2. Cutting sick to 80s hits that are so bad they haven't been returned to hip status.
3. Having a shower when I first wake up and getting back into my pjs and going back to bed.
4. Magazines like Better Homes and Gardens or COuntry Style that I lift when I visit my mum.
5. Looking down and realising you have demolished an entire block of chocolate.

Anonymous said...

1. I agree with watching gossip girl

2. Reading trashy teen novels

3. Going back to sleep after my alarm goes off

4. Listening to cheesy teeny bopper songs from my childhood

My Daily Vintage said...

1. Long, hot showers! And I do mean hot.
2. Sweets. Cake, cupcakes, cookies, etc... I have the worst sweet tooth.
3. Coffee Drinks. I will gladly pay $5 for that latte!
4) Blogs. Nothing is better than lying in bed with my laptop, catching up on all my blogs, fashion and gossip alike.
5) Twilight. I love, love the books, and I always will, even though I am not a preteen!
6) Staying in bed with my boyfriend all day long, on the rare days that I have the chance. (Nothing dirty!)

Amber said...

*dessert always
*massages...so expensive and rare for me, I would be physically pampered every week if I could
*chick flicks

Anonymous said...

*buying coffee from a coffee shop even though its so over-priced...it tastes sooo much better than coffee from home!
*making plans with my boyfriend to go out and do productive things, but ending up staying in all day lounging in bed watching DVDs and eating sweets
*buying yet another expensive dress just in case I suddenly get invited somewhere at the last minute
*drinking lots of wine
*reading blogs instead of doing work

Bridey said...

1. Room service at hotels
2. Massages (Amber, I totally agree)
3. Always getting dessert
4. Reading into the early hours of the morning
5. Not doing the dishes
6. Really long showers

Rebecca said...

01. High tea.
02. Hot stones massages.
03. Long baths.
04. Reading a book all day.
05. Reading a Shopoholic book all day.

Cate said...

01. Superlong showers (20 min minimum)
02. Sex and the City while eating Icecream
03. Knitting all day
04. Reading Blogs
05. Going back to sleep after the alarm has gone off

maya said...

Being online, watching tv and eating in bed at the same time.

Beverly said...

Vincent D'Onofrio everything.
Law and Order: Criminal Intent marathons
Vincent YouTubing
Vincent blogging
writing a Vincent blog.
GUILTY! GUILTY! GUILTY!

Oh, and Cosmopolitan Magazine.

Generic Cialis said...

Grey's Anatomy. Will & Grace, smoking a couple cigarettes after lunch, and that's pretty much all i can think about right now.

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Sara Newcombe said...

Going on Facebook when I'm to do homework.
Changing to sweat pants or P.J bottoms right after school.
Beating everyone to the bathroom in the morning.
Driving fast with the windows open and the radio blaring.
Getting every last drop of the syrup off the plate.

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