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99 Budget-Blowing Purchases

From the World's Most Expensive Home to $6,000 Melons

— May 26, 2010 — Lifestyle
This cluster is all about budget-blowing purchases. Now who hasn’t blown their budget at least once? Even the most frugal of us splurge every now and then. Where the difference lies, is what you consider “splurging." These pocket-puncturing purchases, could put a dent in the sturdiest of wallets. Where do I begin? How about $190,000 iPad, or a $5000 hamburger?

How about you just take a look for yourself at these budget-blowing purchases, which includes everything from the world’s most expensive home to a $1.5 million office chair.
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$80,000 Ski Passes
$80,000 Ski Passes
Exclusive Canadian Heli-Skiing
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97
$10,000 Turtle Sculptures
$10,000 Turtle Sculptures
The Damien Hirst Silver Turtle is Not Meant for Cheap Landlubbers
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96
$100,000 CDs
$100,000 CDs
Platinum and Diamond Album Goes on Sale at Takashimaya
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95
Super-Expensive Sweeteners
Super-Expensive Sweeteners
Life Mel is the World's Most Expensive Honey
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94
$1,000 Brownie
$1,000 Brownie
When Betty Crocker Just Won't Do
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93
$3,000 Curry
$3,000 Curry
Bombay Brasserie Garnishes Lobster With Caviar & Edible Gold
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92
$51,000 Basket of Cheer
$51,000 Basket of Cheer
Vivat Bacchus Christmas Hamper
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91
$20,000 Blackberry Case Given Away at CES
$20,000 Blackberry Case Given Away at CES
Diamond-Studded Case-Mate Accessory (CES 2008)
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90
$2.75 Million Champagne
$2.75 Million Champagne
Toast To The Luxe Life With 'Le Billionaire Champagne'
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89
$8,337 Beer Bottles
$8,337 Beer Bottles
A Bottle of Lowenbrau Beer Recovered from the Hindenburg Airship
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88
$30,000 Christmas Ornaments
$30,000 Christmas Ornaments
World's Priciest Tree Bauble
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87
Celebrity Hotel Suites
Celebrity Hotel Suites
International Rooms of Luxury
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86
The World's Most Expensive Mouse
The World's Most Expensive Mouse
Bling Bling or Boring?
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85
$86.3 Million Paintings
$86.3 Million Paintings
Triptych by Francis Bacon
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84
$18,000 Belt
$18,000 Belt
Kale Miles Belt Has 8oz of Platinum
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83
$6,485 Bottle of Champagne
$6,485 Bottle of Champagne
Limited Edition Perrier-Jouet (Update)
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82
$30,000 Remote Control
$30,000 Remote Control
Pure Gold With Functional Charisma
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81
Pork for a Pretty Penny
Pork for a Pretty Penny
$2,100 Alba Quercus Reserve
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80
24k Gold Handbags
24k Gold Handbags
The Limited Edition Fendi Peekaboo Bag
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79
$29,347 Diamond Encrusted USB
$29,347 Diamond Encrusted USB
miiSTOR ICE (CES 2008)
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78
$3,333.33 Ice Cream Sundaes
$3,333.33 Ice Cream Sundaes
Three Twins Ice Cream
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77
Diamond Studded LCD TV
Diamond Studded LCD TV
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76
$273,200 Bike
$273,200 Bike
Ecosse Heretic Titanium
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75
$85,000 Teddy Bear
$85,000 Teddy Bear
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74
Million Dollar Dresses
Million Dollar Dresses
Alberta Ferretti Gown for AIDS
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73
$2.4 Million Loungers
$2.4 Million Loungers
Marc Newson Lockheed Lounge Chaise
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72
$400,000 Champagne Glasses
$400,000 Champagne Glasses
Diamond Stemware by John Calleija Breaks World Record
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71
$84,000 Eco Beds
$84,000 Eco Beds
Vi-Spring Releases Environmentally-Friendly Majesty Bed
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70
$94,000 Diamond-Studded Cell Phone
$94,000 Diamond-Studded Cell Phone
Tiffany & Co Mobile
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69
Pagani Zonda F, the World's Most Expensive Roadster
Pagani Zonda F, the World's Most Expensive Roadster
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68
$27,000 Jeans
$27,000 Jeans
Psychedelic Designer Levis by Damien Hurst
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67
$445,00 Shirts
$445,00 Shirts
Eton 80th Anniversary Shirt
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66
$11,000 Champagne
$11,000 Champagne
A Dom Expensive Luxury
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65
$90,000 Blackberry Pearl
$90,000 Blackberry Pearl
Alexander Amosu Diamond Edition
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64
$15,000 Six Pack
$15,000 Six Pack
Autographed Stella Artois Nobilis Magnums
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63
$15,000 Platinum Pens
$15,000 Platinum Pens
'Bugatti Pen' by Ferrari Da Varese is for Well-Heeled Wordsmiths
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62
$2 Million Volcanic Rock Supercars
$2 Million Volcanic Rock Supercars
DiMora Natalia SLS 2 Supersedan
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61
$107,000 Diamond Cupcakes
$107,000 Diamond Cupcakes
The Insanely Expensive Cupcake for Since1910
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60
$120 000/ sq Metre Real Estate
$120 000/ sq Metre Real Estate
Monaco's Avenue Princess Grace Keeps Out Rif Raf
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59
Guiness Certifies the Worlds Most Luxurious Phone
Guiness Certifies the Worlds Most Luxurious Phone
$1.2 million "LeMillion"
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58
$62,000 Diamond-Studded Lipstick
$62,000 Diamond-Studded Lipstick
Luxury Lips from Guerlain
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57
Millionaire Liquor
Millionaire Liquor
Top Tipples of the Wealthy
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56
1 Million Euro Cell Phone
1 Million Euro Cell Phone
GoldVish Le Million
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55
$30,000 Sparkly Computers
$30,000 Sparkly Computers
Korea's 701 Jewelry PC from Moneaul
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54
£250,000 Canine Kennels
£250,000 Canine Kennels
World's Most Expensive Dog House
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53
Expensive Eats
Expensive Eats
Forbes' Top 10 Priciest Restaurants
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52
Headphones for Royalty
Headphones for Royalty
Stax Omega SR-007 MK2 Headphones Blast Music, and Your Wallet
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51
The Grand Opulence Sundae
The Grand Opulence Sundae
World's Most Expensive Ice Cream
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50
$450,000 PCs
$450,000 PCs
Moneual Showcases Swarovski-Encrusted Computer at CES
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49
$96,000 Champagne Flute
$96,000 Champagne Flute
Diamonds in Glass
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48
$15,000 Scotch
$15,000 Scotch
Taste This Addition to The Macallan in Lalique Six Pillars Collection
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47
World's Most Expensive Store
World's Most Expensive Store
The House of Bijan
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46
$3700 Pizza
$3700 Pizza
The Pizza Royale 007
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45
$50,000 Crocodile Umbrellas
$50,000 Crocodile Umbrellas
Billionaire Couture Wet Weather Gear
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44
World's Most Expensive Beer is $5/Ounce
World's Most Expensive Beer is $5/Ounce
Samuel Adams Utopias
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43
$551,151 Antique Camera
$551,151 Antique Camera
1923 Leica is World's Most Expensive Small Camera
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42
$6,100 Black Melons
$6,100 Black Melons
Rare Japanese Densuke Watermelon
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41
High Class Hangovers
High Class Hangovers
World's Most Expensive Cocktails
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40
$176,400 iPhone
$176,400 iPhone
Peter Aloisson Princess Plus
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39
$30,000 Shaving Tools
$30,000 Shaving Tools
The Hommage Damascene Razor
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38
Ultra Ultra Luxury Autos
Ultra Ultra Luxury Autos
Bugatti Veyron Pur Sang is $2 Million and Limited Just 5
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37
$2 Million Convertibles
$2 Million Convertibles
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport
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36
$1 Million Get-Aways
$1 Million Get-Aways
Emirates Palace Hotel
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35
$2.3 Million Supercars
$2.3 Million Supercars
The Aston Martin One-77 Will Be Most Expensive Car Ever Produced
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34
$400 Beer
$400 Beer
Carlsberg Vintage 1
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33
$25 Million Watch
$25 Million Watch
200 Carat Chopard Watch
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32
$10,000 Wingtips
$10,000 Wingtips
Luxurious Alligator Leather Louis Vuitton Men's Shoes
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31
£95 Fast Food Burgers (Part 2)
£95 Fast Food Burgers (Part 2)
Burger King Reveals Kobe Beef Burger
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30
World's Most Expensive Dessert
World's Most Expensive Dessert
$14,500 Fortress Aquamarine
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29
$190,000 iPads
$190,000 iPads
Stuart and Katherine Hughes Supreme Edition iPad is Ideal for Ballers
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28
$35 Million Parties
$35 Million Parties
Kylie Minogue Gets $4.4 at Dubai Soiree
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27
$3 Million Uber Car
$3 Million Uber Car
Bugatti Project Lydia
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26
$100,000 Bicycles
$100,000 Bicycles
Gold-Plated Aurumania Bike Has 600 Swarovski Crystals
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25
$1.5 million Office Chair
$1.5 million Office Chair
Aresline Xten by Pininfarina
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24
$25,000 NYC Dessert Sets Guinness Record
$25,000 NYC Dessert Sets Guinness Record
Frrrozen Haute Chocolate
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23
Most Expensive Suitcase Ever
Most Expensive Suitcase Ever
Henk designed by Frog Design
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22
$85,000 Diamond Barbie
$85,000 Diamond Barbie
De Beers Designed Doll
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21
$85,000 Home Security Dogs
$85,000 Home Security Dogs
Titan German Shepherds
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20
$1 Million Flooring
$1 Million Flooring
Pietra Firma Diamond-Encrusted Tiles
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19
Opulent Medical Gadgets
Opulent Medical Gadgets
Gold Hearing Aid, Bling Asthma Inhaler
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18
$71,000 "Flawless" Cocktail
$71,000 "Flawless" Cocktail
Drinking Diamonds at Movida, London
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17
18-Bedroom Super Homes
18-Bedroom Super Homes
The Donald Trump Mansion Is The Most Expensive Estate In The United States
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16
$20,000 Golf Carts
$20,000 Golf Carts
The Garia Golf Cart is Built for the Road But Not Allowed On It
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15
$1 Million Brandy
$1 Million Brandy
Mendis Coconut Brandy
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14
$70,000 Suits
$70,000 Suits
Holland & Sherry 100% Worsted Vicuna Wool Suit
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13
$250,000 Jeans
$250,000 Jeans
The Whites by Dussault Apparel
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12
$75,000 Cowboy Boots
$75,000 Cowboy Boots
Hand-Tooled Art Masterpieces for the (Very) Well-Heeled
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11
$2M DiMora Natalia
$2M DiMora Natalia
1200 HP Luxury Car is World's Most Expensive
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10
$2,500 Cognac Shots
$2,500 Cognac Shots
Rose Club Serves Louis XIII Black Pearl
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9
Rooftop Skyparks
Rooftop Skyparks
The Marina Bay Sands is the World's Second Most Expensive Casino
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8
World's Most Expensive Homes
World's Most Expensive Homes
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7
$130 Million Sailboats
$130 Million Sailboats
The 289 Ft Maltese Falcon Has 15 Sails For Luxury Cruising
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6
$165M For Godfather Mansion
$165M For Godfather Mansion
Rosebud Estate Most Expensive Home in US
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5
$3.2 Million Mobile Phones
$3.2 Million Mobile Phones
The Goldstriker iPhone 3GS Supreme Contains 136 Diamonds
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4
$150,000,000 Homes
$150,000,000 Homes
Candy Spelling Tries to Sell 'The Manor' in Hollywood
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3
$5000 Hamburger
$5000 Hamburger
The Fleurburger
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2
$2 Million Cognac
$2 Million Cognac
Henri IV Dudognon Heritage
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1
$500 Million Homes
$500 Million Homes
La Leopolda
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