Let’s consider the difference.
New jeans, when I already have 3 pairs- that’s a cost.
Perfume, well I like to smell pretty buuuuut- it’s a cost.
A weekend out- yup, that is a cost.
I like to have these things, but I don’t necessarily need them and they are not budgeted for in our one income family budget.
Now, on the other hand, being a stay at home mum raising our two young (and very messy) girls we have the other flip of the coin…