Wishlist // Things I Obviously (want but don't) Need

November 03, 2014

 
I don't need this shirt from Thug Life Shirts but I want it. It's every thing I am. It's the ultimate truth.  For those reasons, you could argue that I need it. I also don't need this Diptyque candle, mainly because it's $68 or something. I've also never smelled a $68 candle before, so I guess you could say that I need to experience that. That means I need the candle too.

 
I don't need an iPad mini either, as I have both a MacBook and an iPhone. But think of all the extra notes I could take in class with this slim and luxurious thing! I could finally get started on my novel! (Everyone needs to write a novel!) and I could read more classic literature. It's kind of essential. I know you're gonna tell me I don't need a 50mm lens for my camera either, but it will make my photography a million times better, which may lead to me being a better person in general. This camera lens may lead to me saving the world, you never know.

I probably don't need new makeup brushes either. I can just use stuff like... I don't know, my fingers or sticks or something. Heaven forbid I use the applicators that come with the products, what am I, a beast?!

I know what you're thinking. Jess, you REALLY don't need that beehive cookie jar. You're probably right, nobody really needs all those cookies. But you know what everyone does need? FRIENDS. If I don't give my friends cookies, they'll probably leave me for someone who does supply cookies. I need this cookie jar to make sure my friends stay in my life, duh. That Banned Books Mug, who needs that? Me, that's who! How will anyone know I'm a literature nut if I don't carry around a mug proclaiming that I've read all of the most controversial books ever written. How will anyone know I'm way more educated and awesome than them? They won't, and that's why I need this mug.

You probably think I don't need an Edgar Allan Poe bobblehead, but I know I do. He's the father of American suspense and horror! If I don't buy this bobblehead, I might as well give up on wanting to become a teacher. How will any of my students ever respect me if my future desk doesn't include a Poe figurine? I'm sure you're about to say I really don't need this William Shakespeare inspired shirt either. You're wrong. I need to show others that I appreciate classic things while staying up to date on pop culture. It just so turns out that Shakespeare is one of my baes, so how dare you say I'm being frivolous!

What things do you want but not need?
Try and convince me that you need them!

12 comments

  1. I need myself a tablet. I'm getting tired of traveling with my big laptop when a tablet is easier to carry around.

    That first shirt is awesome and so me! LOL!

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  2. OMG OMG OMG OMG! I have a Macbook Pro and an Ipad Mini. I DEFINITELY need an iPhone 6. I also want some new makeup brushes and that yoga shirt. :)

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  3. Oh goodness. This is like my Christmas wish list. Edgar Allen Poe bobblehead is obviously a NECESSITY for me, the English teacher. And that shirt! Ah. I want all.

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  4. That Yoga Pants shirt...yes please. And as for the 50mm lens...it's so worth it! You might not THINK you need it...:)

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  5. I really want a 50mm lense for my camera too. The 18-50 it came with is massive x

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  6. Such a great list! I love the wine t-shirt and that mug is amazing! I need to buy 2 of both of those stat!

    Trish
    www.thetrishlist.com

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  7. I also need a 50mm lens to dramatically improve my photos and overall quality of life. I need Frends Headphones too even though they're expensive and rose gold. They'll improve my music listening experience immensely.

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  8. Love some of these now I want to make a list

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  9. I vote that you get the ipad, or a tablet. They really do make life (& procrastinating lol) easier. I just might need that mug, too.

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  10. The only objection I have: You can't really type well on these stupid iPad minis or tablets in general. If you really want to type a novel you will def. never ever finish with this as it is not made for long typing sessions. And cookies are important, for sure. :D

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  11. Such fun picks! I had the iPd 2 and an iPhone and got the mini...no regrets. Yes to the lens for me, I would probably use my camera more often if I had another lens.

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  12. Aha, these things are great! I love the mug - may have to take a look at that because I totally need that too.

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