What would you do if you had some serious spare change hidden somewhere? One thousand dollars might not seem like a lot today, but you’d be surprised with all the things you can do in the Tampa area (and beyond) with that kind of money. Of course the responsible way to spend the money is paying your bills or getting ahead start on any debt, but where’s the fun in that? Maybe you’d treat your family to nice dinner, or see all the new things at a theme park. Here’s a list of ideas on how to treat yourself if you get a lucky scratch off or win a contest (wink wink.)

If you had an extra $1,000, what would you spend it on?