Every day, I indulge. I give myself a squirt of perfume. Every single day. Even if I’ve run around in my work-out clothes all day (ick!), showered in the evening, and put on my pajamas, I always use perfume. Why? When you’re careful with money, time, and resources, you need a little daily indulgence. I love how it makes me feel: pretty, fresh, and sexy.
One day while at “The Bins,” I found a bottle of my perfume in the glass case. Of course I bought it, but was thinking about where it may have come from and how it may have arrived at “The Bins.” When I got home, and put on my reading glasses so I could see the bottle, it read “For display purposes only” and realized it had most likely come from a department store. It was the perfume sample bottle. Can you believe my luck?
My perfume is Issey Miyake. I like whatever is at “The Bins” or whichever one my husband gives me for an anniversary gift. Our anniversary was yesterday. I didn’t get a bottle of perfume this year. We gave each other new tires for our car. Tires do not make me feel pretty, fresh, or sexy but that’s what we needed this year. Happy anniversary to my biggest fan and favorite editor-in-chief!
Image credit: Issey Miyake
What’s your daily indulgence? Do you like practical gifts? Do you use perfume?
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