The things I want in life

You say money isn't everything, but I'd like to see you live without it - Silverchair

Nice lingerie.

Smoked salmon.

Free-range eggs.

Artisan cheese.

Silk tops.

High thread count sheets.

Chef knives.

Le Creuset cookware.

As Silverchair once sang: “ You say money isn’t everything, But I’d like to see you live without it.

18 thoughts on “The things I want in life

  • Reply Cassie December 2, 2015 at 13:03

    Totally understand every single one of those wants. It’s like the recipe for a great weekend morning.

  • Reply Leigh December 2, 2015 at 16:21

    Money isn’t everything, but having it means you don’t have to make as many decisions and it makes so many things easier. I don’t have to figure money into my decisions and it is such a freeing feeling.

  • Reply Tonya@Budget and the Beach December 2, 2015 at 17:08

    mmmm cheese! I concur! Cheese, bread, wine, olive oil…I should probably move to Greece or Italy.

  • Reply Revanche December 2, 2015 at 17:21

    I have to ask you to write my Christmas lists for me when I get rich enough to afford a house and when le enfant stops using my shirt as a napkin.

  • Reply Sense December 3, 2015 at 02:28

    I love that song!

    Nice list. I just drafted a post about how everything on my life goal list is an experience or skill that I want, not a physical *thing*…but now I’m rethinking that! 🙂

  • Reply The Asian Pear December 3, 2015 at 04:15

    My Dad has a saying in Cantonese which roughly translates to: Money isn’t the ultimate thing in life, but ultimately you need money in life.

    I think this rings very true because like it or not, people need money to survive in life.

  • Reply nicoleandmaggie December 3, 2015 at 10:40

    The nice thing about Le Crueset is you only have to buy it once!

  • Reply Cat@BudgetBlonde December 3, 2015 at 12:55

    We all still want things in life, even if we try to be frugal and/or minimalistic. Thanks for the reminder!

  • Reply Time and The Bottle December 5, 2015 at 15:43

    You had me at smoked salmon. How expensive is it in New Zealand? I buy it in the US for about $10. Not much and not often but it is quite affordable.

  • Reply Jayson @ Monster Piggy Bank December 5, 2015 at 16:14

    It’s like we shouldn’t live this world for money. Money is just a challenge and a tool, it’s not the center of our life.

  • Reply Michelle December 5, 2015 at 16:43

    I feel like we’re twins. I want all the same things. Especially the knives. Mine are a hot mess.

  • Reply Amanda December 6, 2015 at 05:57

    Haha I love that list. What I really want is to walk into a store and be able to pick up things without first having to anxiously check the price.

  • Reply Jamie December 6, 2015 at 14:41

    I remember a song in relation to money! Money isn’t everything in this world. There are more things more important, but we should know how to handle and manage money.

  • Reply Abigail @ipickuppennies December 9, 2015 at 11:43

    It’s like an old joke I heard about people who brag about how little they need to sleep: “Saying you can get by on 2 hours of sleep is like saying you only need 2 teeth to chew. You can, but you look a helluva lot better with more.”

    Same thing with money. Yes, we can get by with less money, but that doesn’t mean life isn’t easier with some extra funds.

  • Reply Untemplater December 9, 2015 at 20:30

    Money is really nice to have, I certainly won’t deny it. I would love to have a brand new laptop, a top of the line dslr with a macro and telephoto lens, etc.

  • Reply Diana December 9, 2015 at 23:12

    Oh my favorite is smoked salmon. We have similarities! 😀

  • Reply Cody December 15, 2015 at 15:49

    Artisan cheese! This is my favorite!

  • Reply Anne March 18, 2016 at 15:44

    All of these things are absolutely delightful.

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