Where do you *not* budget?

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  1. DevilDuckie

    DevilDuckie <font color=CC00CC>I'm the cute one<br><font color

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    What is one thing you buy where you refuse to cut any corners?


    I refuse to pinch pennies on feminine hygiene products. I am brand specific and on this one thing I don't CARE what's on sale!
     
  2. kbkids

    kbkids <font color=cc0066>Loves the World in February<br>

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    AMEN!!! Tried a store brand last month - NEVER AGAIN!!
     
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  4. Fizzgig

    Fizzgig Enjoy your travels, wherever they take you! May th

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    Toilet paper.
     
  5. jeankeri

    jeankeri <font color=darkorchid>I threw cartons of milk at

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    Kitty litter. Although I do stock up when on sale or I use coupons. I hate litter box smell :scared: .
     
  6. Mickey'snewestfan

    Mickey'snewestfan DIS Veteran

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    Childcare, and frankly anything that I feel impacts my childs safety -- such as carseats etc . . .
     
  7. lilybrooke14

    lilybrooke14 Mouseketeer

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    Disney World Vacations. :goodvibes

    We cut corners to get there, but once we're on vacation, it's all we can afford, baby!
     
  8. WIDisneyFan

    WIDisneyFan DIS Veteran

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    Kraft macaroni and cheese :earsboy:
     
  9. GinCar

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    Velveeta cheese (although I wait for it to be on sale).

    We budget for vacations- but we MUST take one.

    My hubby's deodorant. He needs clinical strength.:rotfl2:
     
  10. DVC Sadie

    DVC Sadie <font color=royalblue>Those mashed taters are soun

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    I do not pinch pennies when it comes to my hair, some organic foods, our personal hygiene products and our dogs food and vet care. I do budget for them and if I had to do without something else or wait, then so be it.
     
  11. Atchley

    Atchley "Bedsheets? Who invited that kid?"

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    I will not buy.....

    generic feminine hygiene products
    cat litter
    peanut butter
    Bisquick
    soft drinks
    yogurt (Yoplait only)
    toilet paper

    I have to have olive oil to cook with.
    I splurge on vacation. (every other year)
     
  12. willis37862

    willis37862 <font color=navy>Captain Jack is still my fave JD

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    I agree :scared: No cheap one ply sandpaper for us!

    We do the same. I am willing to cut back and shop for bargains all year if it means one nice vacation a year, preferably to WDW. :goodvibes
     
  13. pandora174

    pandora174 DIS Veteran

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    I know it's weird but dog food & treats. Because if I change her diet she just won't eat & will immediately start losing weight. She is such a loving good dog that well I put up with her pickiness. Same goes for her treats. Oh well :confused3
     
  14. ajk912

    ajk912 <font color=purple>Dum..dum...dum...we are in the

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    I agree totally. I don't care if the no name stuff is 20 cents a box, we won't eat it!
     
  15. bb1955

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    Coca-Cola......don't like store brands!!
     
  16. Kaler131

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    Crocs! I love the Croc brand and hate the knock-offs!:thumbsup2
     
  17. DanaAustinChelsea

    DanaAustinChelsea DIS Veteran

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    I pretty much won't buy generic, but there are a few items that are store brand products I will buy. Iagree-don't skimp on cat litter. I don't skimp on their food either. I buy high quality almost $40 bags every two weeks! It is well worth it, especially if they use a litter box-less waste, less odors.
     
  18. jwann

    jwann <font color=FF00CC>Have a ~*~*~ Pixie Dust ~*~*~ k

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    my kids' shoes
    feminine products
    cat food
    photopass on our Disney Trips
    yogurt
    fresh fruit
     
  19. JuneCleaver

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    produce...I joined a CSA to make it more affordable
    milk delivery...is less expensive than grocery and keeps me out of store
    fresh fruit
    high speed internet
    health insurance

    june
     
  20. MaryKLady

    MaryKLady In a constant state of DCL withdrawl.

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  21. DisFlan

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    TP - Northern Quilted
    Kleenex
    Coca-Cola
    fem. hyg. stuff
    dog food (Pedigree pouches) & treats
    Kraft macaroni
    Smart Balance spread
    Silk chocolate (DH won't drink the generic - says it's gritty)

    Other than these, we're pretty much open to generics and trying other brands. And I'll admit that every once in a while I have to have a handful of real Cheetos. The crunchy kind.

    DisFlan
     

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