Wednesday, July 02, 2014

gads

gmh3 I think gasoline prices are going up all over the world right now.

You would think that since we don't have a car, it wouldn't affect us, but...

It is affecting the prices of a lot of things over here like butter, processed meat products, even dry cleaning.

And to make things worse, as of July 1st, a lot of companies here have either decided to raise their prices or lessen the amount of the products they are selling (Like a bag of chips may be lessened a couple of grams but sold at the same price it was before the weight was lessened)...maybe even both?!

And with Japan eating as much bread as they are these days, there is talk of some bakeries turning to margarine...no-o-o!

I hope the government will re-think raising our sales tax from 8% to 10% in October...

How's life in your corner of the world?

8 comments:

Rowena Castelli said...

I haven't noticed that much difference in the current price of things but I know that the cost can't be the same as say, a couple years back. It helps that I can buy in bulk when stuff is on sale since we've got space for "hoarding" - ;-)

ps. Kat, you no like bring back the option to leave a comment with only name and website? Mo' easy!

K and S said...

eh sorry Rowena, I neva know was one p.i.t.a. to comment. I wen change um.

Take care :)
Kat

jalna said...

I never realized how far reaching gas pricing is.

K said...

Oof, that does not sound good!

K and S said...

Jalna, I didn't know too.

indeed K!

Take care you two.
Kat

Anonymous said...

Mahalo! They should have an option so that you can opt in or out of yout google+ whenever leaving comments. Same for wordpress -- I no like leave my entire domain name!

Rowena

KirkK said...

Gas prices here are the the highest they've been in 5-6 years Kat. Of course being SoCal and the 4th of July weekend......

K and S said...

hope this way is easier for you Rowena :)

wow that sounds rough Kirk!

Take care you two.
Kat