Self preservation is the most important thing in life. Faced with the fact of
the matter, necessity is the mother of invention.
I haven't been able to do any shopping yet as we have run out of money a
few days before the last 3 paydays. Car repairs, car registration, medical
bills, and a lot of other things have to be taken care of before gifts can be
purchased. We have 25 grandkids that we want to get a little something for. Most
years it's a dollar store gift. I haven't been able to do that so far
this year. We had to replace our washer this summer. It's just been a tough
year for us. And I know we are not alone in the difficult financial situation.