Wednesday, February 20, 2013

If I had a million dollars

I was struggling for blog post topics again, and was thinking what I would do if I won a million dollars and my post idea was born. So, let's play a game today everyone. If you had a million dollars, what would you do with it? Besides the practical stuff like paying off your mortgage, etc.

If I had a million dollars...
  • I'd buy a house just like Emily Thorne's house on Revenge. If you haven't seen the show, Google search it for the pictures. Such a gorgeous house plus it's right on the beach
  • I'd go on a shopping spree and buy things that I would never think to buy myself. Like everything I loved in Lululemon or the most expensive pair of boots.
  • I'd take time off work and go traveling around the world
  • I'd throw a fun and over the top party for my friends where everyone would get a hump back whale {bonus points if you get that joke}
  • I'd hire a personal hair, make up and clothing stylist
  • I'd take my family and friends on a fabulous trip to somewhere warm and sunny
  • I'd buy myself and Mr.D a fabulous car
Tell me: what would you do with your million dollars?

14 comments :

  1. Cool post idea, I may have to use this!

    A million dollars doesn't seem like it would go far these days but I have some ideas of what I'd do. Buy a new house is one!

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  2. I would pretty much do your whole list too. I LOVE Emily's house!! It's perfect!

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  3. is it bad that I think about this ALL.THE.TIME...I would buy or build a house to my expectations...all the bells and whistles...I would travel...I would make sure my kids were both well...I would buy luxury things...I think I would hire a chef...aahhh dreams!

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  4. LOVE that house, I had to Google it but its adorable. I would build our dream house & buy a vacation property somewhere HOT, buy Chad his dream car, volunteer lots, open our own business and yes travel! You can tell I have never thought about this. Lol.

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  5. I would buy a house with a good chunk of that money (a new, pretty nice house in my city is about $600,000. I would buy a business of some kind, travel the world, and pay off my sister's house.

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  6. You pretty much summed a lot of what I would do. I would take another year off work to be with Audrey. I would run as many races as I wanted and I'd give some to my family.

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  7. Ooo, I like this post :) Nothing better than thinking about winning a million dollars! I think I would put quite a bit in savings, but with the rest- I would go an amazing trip to Australia.

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  8. I don't know the house, but I'm going to guess that if it is on tv and super fancy, you're going to need more than a million dollars...

    If I had a million dollars, I'd pay off any debt we have, upgrade our car, put a good downpayment on a house, and put the rest into investments. A million doesn't go as far as it used to.

    But if I had TEN million dollars, I'd buy two new cars, go on a big trip, start a scholarship fund, and buy a house and renovate it. Plus I'd donate some more, and do something nice for my family.

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  9. I agree with buying expensive boots!! A tropical vacation would be on my list!

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  10. Haha I agree with Kristen, can you even get a super fancy house these days for a million dollars?? It's sad but $1,000,000 doesn't seem like THAT much money anymore...

    Besides the practical stuff I would definitely use the money to TRAVEL!! At least two big trips - Japan and Ireland/Scotland probably. I would also refurnish our current townhouse. Our furniture is such a hodge podge of hand-me-downs, new stuff, and new stuff that is now like five years old and falling apart so all new furniture would be pretty amazing!

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  11. Love that house on Revenge!! And on the beach - perfect!! I would pretty much do everything on your list as well!!

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  12. If I had a million dollars, I'd pay off my student loans, pay off my parents loan on their lake home, buy a condo in the building where I currently live, avoid the move to Charlotte, and spend as much time as it takes to find a job in Minneapolis.

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  13. HOW AM I JUST NOW REALIZING THAT YOU HAVE A BLOG? AND THAT IS IT FANTASTIC?!?!?!

    Oooh, think of all that I've missed!!!

    If I had a million dollars I would plan a trip to the Sea Otter Classic next month. And Id pay someone to grocery shop and prepare healthy meals for me. Like, twice a week. Wash it, cut it up and put it is little containers. I can heat it up - just get it to me!

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