We all live on a budget. Yeah I used to eat more steak and fresh seafood and eat out more often. So now I have scaled back, in other words not living as well as I used to.
The point here is not that she has not adapted to the increase in food prices but that she has to adapt to higher prices.
Want to know what the real tragedy is? When I go to the market and I see an old person or a homemaker with a couple of kids in tow with just a couple of store brand items in their cart pick a piece of fruit or a tomato look at the price and put it back.
No one is starving, pasta and Velveeta will fill you up but it’s not what I call living.
People like to brag about being thrifty but methinks that the puffery will change into a whine as more get pushed to the margin
Nutrition Grade: D+