Also, sanitary napkins and tampons. When I was homeless I used to use folded paper towels from public restrooms. Now I can afford to buy extras for my kids and their friends.
— Rene Denfeld (@ReneDenfeld) January 20, 2020
Stairs. I was convinced that only mansions had more than one floor.
— Stacey Filak, recovering from ConFusion (@staceyfilak) January 20, 2020
Tupperware. Back then it was, “Just put the pot in the damn fridge. I ain’t got money for no plastic bullshit when we got perfectly good pots to keep the food in.” https://t.co/mTjuT9VpUL
— Nathaniel (@_NaKyle) January 21, 2020
My daughter gets a new, nice Halloween costume each year. Both my wife and I know what it’s like to be the kid who is ashamed of their costume and are borderline insane to make sure she doesn’t.
— Kevin Joseph (@KevinJosephCMX) January 20, 2020
Any name brand product https://t.co/Susj7uYXDf
— Devon Taylor (@DevonTuna) January 21, 2020
Real cheese (as opposed to government cheese).
Brand name cereal in a box (as opposed to “Tasteeos in the
New clothes (as opposed to clothes from Goodwill).
Cash that is green (as opposed to food stamps which were blue an orange).
A microwave, a cable box, a computer.
— Mikel Jollett (@Mikel_Jollett) January 20, 2020
Back-up supplies, like a full thing of olive oil and maple syrup and sea salt for when the ones I have run out. Tupperware. Shoes that I like. Dishes that are pretty. Neosporin/bandaids/first aid kit. The biggest luxury of all– flowers I bought just because it was my birthday.
— elizabeth kolenda (@partyantithesis) January 20, 2020
Regular dental appointments
— Granny Weatherwax’s Smirking Revenge 🏳️🌈❤️🖕🏻 (@dadamstowel) January 20, 2020
The ability to buy what we need, when we need it, without having to figure out what other thing has to be cut. If my kid needs clothes, I can buy them without worrying that we might not be able to afford food.
— Sandra Ebejer (@sebejer) January 20, 2020
Biggest one is my own bedroom. More than one pair of shoes. A library of books. Sparkling water. A desk. My own computer. Skin care products. https://t.co/iSA1bocQU0
— Ace – Climate Crisis Mode: Engaged (@TheUrbanAce) January 21, 2020