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Paying Bills...Bleh

So I just finished paying bills. I hate this activity.

I am fortunate because I do have a tiny bit of money left over (I can't wait for a month when I don't owe the doctor half my salary). But it seems that amount gets tinier and tinier (is tinier a word??) every month.

It is slowly changing the way I plan meals and cook. A while back, I would sit down and look through my cooking magazines and decide which of the yummie looking recipes I wanted to make, then go to the store and get the stuff and cook. Now- I'm wondering how many things I can make with the pork roast that's on sale for 87 cents a pound. I'm trying to view this as an exercise in creativity...how many wonderful meals can I make for the least amount of money. But sometimes, I admit, I'm spoiled and I get depressed about it. I can be such a brat.

So, I should just suck it up and be happy that I have a roof over my head and a wonderful person with whom to share my tiny bit of money. And, of course, there's the added comfort of knowing that I'm not alone in all of this. I am afraid there may be tough times ahead for everyone....

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Anonymous said…
Trust me...you should be thankful everyday for Dev...life is hard enough and downright crappy without what you have! bad, bad, bad! Di
TayDenise said…
eh yea.
i belive.
i did a current event on the whole
palin and biden debate that was on oct 1st.
oh well this world will end.
we just have to get read for it.
Mimi said…
I know exactly what you mean, Di. I really shouldn't complain.
Mimi said…
Tay-
You should start publishing your current events on your blog so I can read them and offer criticism!! Just kidding- but I would like to read them!

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