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Everyday Indulgences

Fayetteville residents share some simple ways they treat themselves without breaking the bank

I often pick lump crab meat to make my special homemade Maryland Crab Cakes. – Gilbert Baez, reporter for ABC 11 Eyewitness News

After a long week of work, I like to have a dirty Grey Goose Martini at P.F. Chang’s – Mustafa Somar, chef/owner of Sherefe Mediterranean Grill

I get my nails done at “Leading Edge Salon, where leading edge creativity meets hometown graciousness. – Kady-Ann Davy, Fayetteville City Council member and CARE Clinic volunteer

My indulgence would have to be an almost daily “Grande Skinny Vanilla Latte” from Starbucks. – Joanne Masters Chavonne, co-founder of Fayetteville Cares

My Jeffery Campbell boots. I bought all three colors black, grey, and brown. They are called Wishlist! – Xan Hunter, owner of Mopheads Salon

Pampering my pooches is a must. My Chihuahua, Paco, always has to have sweaters and shirts to keep him warm. Also, my spray tanning. I absolutely love the nice healthy glow it gives me and makes me feel great! – Kimberly Allison, owner of Woof Boutique and Barkery

My indulgence is giving in to a great estate sale. The urge usually hits me a couple of times a month. – Carin Savel, Office of Rep. Rick Glazier, NC General Assembly

The one indulgence of which I just cannot forgo would be my especially strong morning coffee. The beans have to be freshly ground a bit finer than usual. I love it strong. My three kids would eat me alive without it’s help. – Verity Evans, Photographer/Owner of Veritas Imagery

One luxury I still afford myself is to take my shoes to the shoe shop on Person Street. No one does a better job than DooDoo and Lee to make a pair of shoes really shine! – Tony Chavonne, Mayor of Fayetteville

My guilty pleasure is the whole Redken Extreme Haircare line. From the shampoo to the leave in conditioner, It works wonders on keeping my hair color fresh and makes my hair the softest it has ever been. – April Fekete Morgan, Salon coordinator at Raeford Road Styling Salon/Salon 360

I get a back, shoulder, neck massage from Gene at Progressive Health as often as possible! Oh, and I do love good wine! – Cindy Fink Nickel Baker, owner of C.J. Designs