We own cheap furniture because we sense, consciously or unconsciously, that our situations are temporary.
Spent the entire day on the couch, watching television in my pajamas, and obsessively checking the Washington Post for shutdown updates.
Perhaps the saddest thing about my tattoo and its subsequent removal is that I wanted to get rid of it almost as soon as I got it.
Don’t give up shopping immediately. It could take you months to prepare for this.
“They don’t want us to play the Yule Ball this year,” Myron Wagtail (lead singer) told the band.
Throwback Thursday: All I Want For Christmas Is What My Parents Got: The Myth of the Merry Middle Class
I don’t know how anybody in my generation celebrates the season without a mountain of credit card debt, or at least considerable buyer’s remorse.
Owning my mistakes and ne regretteing rien is kind of my “thing,” but these garments are the exception.
Throwback Thursday: The Cost of Buying a Washer/Dryer from Sears Outlet When Six (then Seven) Months Pregnant
It’s very clear that this dryer will not be arriving within the next week, or maybe month, and certainly not without continued time and effort on my part.
Ham looks hard but is actually quite easy. And cheap.
Before I was vegan, I used to buy half-moon cookies for a dollar.
After about a week of buying nothing, I began to feel slightly anxious.
Tootsie Child’s Play Candy Assortment, aka “stop pretending Tootsie Rolls are chocolate, you aren’t fooling anybody:” $8.98 for an unstated number of candies, or 15 cents per ounce.
Why spend money on lunch? Costco has copious free samples.
The reason I knew about the storefront psychic Miss Patricia was because she had once offended my friend.
It’s an extra dollar for the blue box. That proprietary blend of artificial cheese flavors just can’t be beat.
Which Disney Princess debt type are you?
I didn’t realize that getting the keys to my apartment back from the guy who told me he was moving to Germany, then broke up with me, would be more painful than, well, that.
You farted out loud. HOW LOUD?
Everyone in my immediate family worked in a factory at one time or another; some still do.
The initial budget for our short was $3,500.
“Middle Class Snack Kid” is a term I made up for people who do not spend a lot on themselves on the whole, but are running themselves into the ground buying food and drink.