While there isn't a financial expert on earth who would advise you to blow your rebate on nail polish, perfume, and highlights, lucky for you, I'm no financial expert. My personal ideal for allocating all of that fresh green goes something like this:
A regal candle. For years, everyone with "good taste" made their homes smell of fig. Trendoids have moved to more cutting-edge blends, but to me, the earthy fig is still decadent and mysterious. And even though my home is neither decadent nor mysterious, when I burn my Diptyque Figuier candle, I can pretend.
A healing session with Soli Davis. A chance meeting with Davis nearly ruined all other spa services for me. More than a facialist or a masseuse, Soli's treatments blend reflexology, Reiki, and Shiatsu, and they leave me feeling light, relaxed, and optimistic. For $125, it's the cheapest vacation you're ever going to have.
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