"I'd rather have flowers on my table than diamonds on my neck."
I have come to realize in my older age that I prefer little luxuries to big purchases.
I will take flowers, candles, wine and good cheese any day over a new car or fancy house.
I went to a wedding a couple of weeks ago and they had basil in vases. I love the idea of greenery in the kitchen, not to mention it is handy for cooking and cheaper than flowers. It's the little things...