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bdamomma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-04-08 08:36 PM
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7. they are squeezing so tight, I hope those who are not feeling
the pinch of the middle class will not be left out.
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  -Ok, who's feelin' it? Texas Explorer  Aug-04-08 08:13 PM   #0 
  - I'm living like I did when I was a student:  tblue   Aug-04-08 08:19 PM   #1 
  - me, too....  gblady   Aug-04-08 10:07 PM   #19 
  - same here. we have to ship stuff in from the lower 8. Console yourself  roguevalley   Aug-05-08 01:44 PM   #43 
  - LOL! I said the exact same thing just yesterday.  greyhound1966   Aug-05-08 01:49 PM   #46 
  - My family is as well.  harun   Aug-05-08 02:01 PM   #48 
  - I get so depresssed when i buy groceries and am not  az chela   Aug-04-08 08:21 PM   #2 
  - There's a Sav-a-Lot supermarket near me.  rug   Aug-04-08 08:33 PM   #5 
     - But her story,  Delphinus   Aug-05-08 07:43 AM   #35 
  - It's been tough lately.  Toonces27   Aug-04-08 08:25 PM   #3 
  - I just bought a gallon of milk and a loaf of bread at Walgreens  tnlurker   Aug-04-08 08:30 PM   #4 
  - Our 10 pound bag went from  shraby   Aug-04-08 08:34 PM   #6 
  - they are squeezing so tight, I hope those who are not feeling  alyce douglas   Aug-04-08 08:36 PM   #7 
  - I go to a real cheap grocery store...well, it used to be.  liberalmuse   Aug-04-08 08:36 PM   #8 
  - Engine light came on my wifes car. Bad ERG? valve or something?  NNN0LHI   Aug-04-08 08:39 PM   #9 
  - My car -- tires, broken tilt wheel, etc. -- and driver's side window switch !!!  defendandprotect   Aug-04-08 08:45 PM   #11 
     - I have a 1995 Maxima and have purchased parts on eBay and have my mechanic install them. I save  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-05-08 07:31 AM   #33 
        - New parts . . . ???  defendandprotect   Aug-05-08 12:00 PM   #37 
           - Brand new third party parts, not unlike the ones you'd purchase at an auto supply store. There is no  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-05-08 12:54 PM   #39 
  - 2009 is going to make 2008 look like the 'good old days'  SpiralHawk   Aug-04-08 08:43 PM   #10 
  - If I knew that my housing was stable  Journalgrrl   Aug-04-08 08:55 PM   #13 
  - Try going to yard sales --look for large pots. I have done this  anitar1   Aug-05-08 05:43 AM   #27 
  - and the suckiest thing is that....  inna   Aug-05-08 01:02 AM   #25 
  - I stopped shopping at the major chain stores...  Journalgrrl   Aug-04-08 08:50 PM   #12 
  - I got to thinking about how BushCo has really put the screws on all of us the other day ...  lpbk2713   Aug-04-08 08:55 PM   #14 
  - Kick & rec BTW  Journalgrrl   Aug-04-08 08:56 PM   #15 
  - We're holding steady, but...  femmocrat   Aug-04-08 09:21 PM   #16 
  - I'm holding steady, too  emilyg   Aug-04-08 09:28 PM   #17 
  - It's horrible.  oktoberain   Aug-04-08 09:38 PM   #18 
  - Check out places that sell bruised fruits and vegetables  starroute   Aug-04-08 11:27 PM   #23 
     - We do have a farmer's market on the weekends  oktoberain   Aug-04-08 11:31 PM   #24 
  - I buy sales almost exclusively ....  Trajan   Aug-04-08 10:12 PM   #20 
  - Albertson's is good for the buy one get one free on the chicken breasts  yellowdogintexas   Aug-04-08 10:41 PM   #22 
  - greens fees are up 40%! and slip fees at the yacht club have nearly doubled!  unblock   Aug-04-08 10:29 PM   #21 
  - .  Blue State Native   Aug-05-08 02:07 PM   #50 
  - i already accumulated over $1000 on credit cards....  inna   Aug-05-08 01:09 AM   #26 
  - I feel for you, sweetie.  Delphinus   Aug-05-08 07:50 AM   #36 
  - I have been poor for awhile and knew this was coming.  anitar1   Aug-05-08 06:01 AM   #28 
  - We're feeling the pinch here and it's a bummer....  TheGoldenRule   Aug-05-08 06:02 AM   #29 
  - Fortunately, I just have to feed me and my two dogs.  RebelOne   Aug-05-08 06:03 AM   #30 
  - Thank you for keeping the dogs  question everything   Aug-05-08 01:08 PM   #41 
  - I'm eating my meals out of my Garden, and feeding 15 other families (free) to boot.  Fly by night   Aug-05-08 07:13 AM   #31 
  - I did a small fill-in shop yesterday - $50. I passed on the lemons at 99 cents each.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-05-08 07:28 AM   #32 
  - I've been feeling it for a while- This Winter may break me  Marrah_G   Aug-05-08 07:40 AM   #34 
  - Two pieces of pizza and a drink for my son at food court of mall were $10.!  mnhtnbb   Aug-05-08 12:46 PM   #38 
  - I stay home during the summer, don't drive much, don't use the air conditioning,  DailyGrind51   Aug-05-08 01:03 PM   #40 
  - Beans & rice, peanut butter & jelly  windoe   Aug-05-08 01:09 PM   #42 
  - I made myself some coffee at the office yesterday...  MetaTrope   Aug-05-08 01:46 PM   #44 
  - I'm noticing severe inflation in the price of lunch  taught_me_patience   Aug-05-08 01:47 PM   #45 
  - From the time each of my boys was born, I put $100/mo for each of them in  mnhtnbb   Aug-05-08 03:00 PM   #52 
  - Shop @ TJ's. Prices are going up, but only a fraction of the pace the inefficient corporate  greyhound1966   Aug-05-08 01:53 PM   #47 
  - I saw $15 toilet paper at Target today. n/t  mountainvue   Aug-05-08 02:03 PM   #49 
  - I am, and if not for my life stage and careful preparations it could be a lot worse  slackmaster   Aug-05-08 02:08 PM   #51 
  - I'm considering getting a job  momster   Aug-05-08 07:50 PM   #53 
 

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