My husband and I both work in a very “seasonal” industry. In Scottsdale,AZ where we live, business is booming 9 months out of the year. Due to average summer temperatures reaching 115+ June/July/August business is extremely slow in
Satan’s Lair Arizona. Apparently my husband and I are idiots slow learner’s because we never seems to remember to save up for the slow summers. Which means, right now we are broke. This is why…
6 Reasons Being Poor Is Shitty
I LOVE wine…I am forced to drink “Two Buck Chuck”, which is technically wine, but I’m convinced it’s watered down cough syrup with a splash of expired grape juice.
When money is tight, diaper genie refills have become a luxury, not a necessity. Although we quickly transfer dirty diapers to the garbage can outside, my daughter’s room
often sometimes has a slight scent of poop.
With no extra money to take my dogs to the groomer, my husband has been grooming them. When I took Sam for a walk last week the old man on the corner told me that his dog “had that same disease that makes dog’s hair fall out in patches”.
Even when I have money I’m all for buying generic…except toilet paper. Generic toilet paper is shitty…no pun intended.
I’m a proud bottle blonde, when money is tight touching up my roots is not (after a long argument with my husband) a top priority. So now my choices are at home color (which every “not so natural” blonde knows= orange for us born brunettes) or wait months between root touch ups. Which basically means I have to decide if I’d rather look like a crack whore or Carrot Top:/
Healthy food is expensive. Crappy food is cheap, resulting in my husband and I eating things like pasta and pizza. Dear Carbs, You suck! Love, My (getting fatter by the day) ass.