If you don't want the jetted tub, don't put one in! LIke the previous answer, it is all about personal preference. What you want may not be what the next homeowner wants. A large garden tub is always nice, even without the jets!
Laminate Flooring will give her more bang for her buck. It holds up better and can with stand all types of traffic from adults in stocking feet to toddlers with snack pack of cheerios to your yellow lab chasing the ball down the end of the hallway.Its easy to clean and care for and won't stain like some carpets.