For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston

For Better or For Worse

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  1. bluskies

    bluskies said, almost 2 years ago

    Kinda like hot dog buns and burger rolls.

  2. Rug Ratz

    Rug Ratz said, almost 2 years ago

    @bluskies NUTS! you beat me to it … page didn’t refresh fast enough to show your comment first … oh, well … back to chickweed 9

  3. howtheduck

    howtheduck said, almost 2 years ago

    “Everything on the party rack will be 8 to a package.” Elly must be thinking of something different from me, when I think of a “party rack”.

  4. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, almost 2 years ago

    Lynn’s Notes:
    The creation of “the dollar store” has been a boon to the party-organizing moms of North America. If there’s more in a package than we need, the cost is minimal. Besides, you can always use the leftovers later. On more than one occasion, I have served adult guests using Sesame Street paper plates!

  5. lightenup

    lightenup said, almost 2 years ago

    Yeah, I still have plates from both babies’ 1st birthdays. I think I’ll just have to use them for a picnic because no self-respecting kid will use them.

  6. DavidGBA

    DavidGBA said, almost 2 years ago

    He asked for 15 !

  7. Macushlalondra

    Macushlalondra said, almost 2 years ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    I don’t think the guests care what kind of plates you use as long as there is food on them!

  8. summerdog

    summerdog said, almost 2 years ago

    I ran into this exact scenario yesterday, but while shopping for buttons. I needed 6 buttons to spiff up a blouse. Everything on the button card was 4 and 5 buttons. I walked out without a purchase. I had button sticker shock. The prices for nice buttons was very high.

  9. KathleenMarie

    KathleenMarie GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    see! What did I tell ya yesterday- have only 8 kids for the party for that reason! LOL

  10. KathleenMarie

    KathleenMarie GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    @SUSAN NEWMAN

    We’ve done Chuck E Cheese a few times and it worked out great. No planning, buying, cleaning up and the kids loved it.

  11. Dave M

    Dave M said, almost 2 years ago

    @SUSAN NEWMAN

    shudder I’ll take the aggravation over 2 hours in the 5th level of hell known as “Chuck E Cheese”

  12. Meowlin

    Meowlin said, almost 2 years ago

    @summerdog

    You might have done better going to a thrift store and buying a blouse just for the buttons.

  13. summerdog

    summerdog said, almost 2 years ago

    Funny you said that, Meowlin. The blouse came from the thrift store and I was loath to pay for buttons that cost twice what I paid for the blouse.

  14. JanCinLV

    JanCinLV said, almost 2 years ago

    @Meowlin

    That’s a great idea! I’ll have to give it a try. It’s almost more expensive to make a skirt or blouse these days than to buy it.

  15. howtheduck

    howtheduck said, almost 2 years ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    Lynn’s Notes:
    The creation of “the dollar store” has been a boon to the party-organizing moms of North America. If there’s more in a package than we need, the cost is minimal. Besides, you can always use the leftovers later. On more than one occasion, I have served adult guests using Sesame Street paper plates!

    -
    Another Lynn’s Notes where Lynn professes to have done the same thing Elly is doing in the comic strip. it’s amazing how much Lynn modeled Elly off herself.

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