Geeky·Posted on Nov 14, 2021Everyday Things That Seemed Inexpensive When I Was Younger, But Literally Could Cost An Arm And LegIf you have nice towels, I'm going to assume you're rolling in dough.by Sara ThompsonBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Cheese H-E-B Stores / Via BuzzFeed I can totally understand why it's so pricey though. Like, what else would I do? Raise cows and make my own cheese? No thanks. 2. Glasses Warner Bros. You're telling me there's people who can just wake up and see, without paying $200 a pop? Smh. 3. Doctor appointments FOX First, I'm sick or injured, and then you're going to charge me a bill that's equivalent to three months' rent? Thanks. 4. Shoes Warner Bros. Holes and tears just give it more of a grunge look anyways. 5. Gas PondShots / Getty Images I already bought the car and now you're telling me I have to keep putting money into it? Wow. 6. Coats New Line Cinema I guess I'll just run to stay warm. 7. Towels (especially ~fancy~ ones) Universal Pictures Maybe I can just cut corners and use six hand towels to dry off. 8. Italian food Disney Olive Garden is really the OG for that endless chicken gnocchi soup. 9. Movie theater snacks FOX Searchlight Pictures I'm not saying I sneak snacks in, but if you hear me opening Tupperware mid-movie, mind your business. 10. Face wash Columbia TriStar Guess hand soap will have to do... 11. Plants Warner Bros. How can something bring me so much happiness and so much stress be this pricey? 12. Dirt to put said plants in Summit Entertainment If you catch me digging up dirt in the park mind your business. 13. Detergent pods Huizeng Hu / Getty Images Why use the washer with detergent pods when the river and a washboard is handy? 14. Ibuprofen Peter Dazeley / Getty Images Oh, no problem, I'll just suffer with my heating pad and ~positive thoughts~. 15. Earphones (even the wired ones) Sony Pictures We've all experienced the pain of losing a pair of earphones that were just in your pocket a minute ago. 16. Literally the holidays Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Everyone's getting toothpaste, idc. 17. Paper books Warner Bros. Listen, I'm here to support authors and bookstores. But, like, academic books? Can I just get the PDF format of that book airdropped to me? 18. Planners Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer I mean, I'll just go ahead and use this as my excuse for being unorganized. 19. Stamps Haut et Court I'll just email you a picture of the letter, same thing. 20. Bed sets Columbia Pictures Why did I really think blankets were basically free when I was younger? 21. Candles Universal Pictures The moment when you light a candle to unwind, but stress about using it all up in one burn. 22. Bras and underwear Warner Bros. Everyone has that trusty, but tired, pair of underwear that's at least a couple years old, right? 23. Toilet paper Pixar/Disney I only buy two-ply or more, because I love myself. 24. Sunglasses Universal Pictures No worries, I'll just save money and close my eyes whenever I'm in the sun. 25. Going to amusement and water parks Netflix Roller coasters are a lot scarier when you realize you've already spent two paychecks that day. 26. Swimsuits (especially if you buy the top and bottom separately) Sony Pictures If you have at least five swimsuits that you love in your drawers right now, you're lying. 27. Window blinds and curtains Netflix Open windows are more modern anyways. 28. Pots and pans Pixar/Disney Do they happen to make pots and pans in the paper variety too? 29. Pets 20th Century Fox Are they the same price as having a child sometimes? Yes. Will I continue to spoil them as if they are actual child? Again, yes. 30. Outdoor furniture Universal Pictures Everyone gets one (1) single pillow to sit on and that's that. 31. Bacon Disney I always was more of a pancake person anyways. 32. Gift wrap New Line Cinema Catch me collecting that gift wrap everyone tears into to use for next year's gifts. 33. Sanitary products DreamWorks Pictures They literally should be free, and you can't change my mind. 34. Ice cream Disney The only thing keeping me from eating ice cream every day is how pricey it can be (and the fact that I'm slightly lactose intolerant). 35. Guacamole Universal Pictures The price is the only thing keeping me from being 70% guacamole at this point. 36. Dried fruit California Raisin Advisory Board Dried fruit is usually more than regular fruit. Make it make sense. 37. Groceries in general Warner Bros. Pasta, I love you for always being so cheap and filling. 38. Food delivery Sony Pictures Mom was right, we have food at home. 39. Decorative pillows Universal Pictures And they're not even the comfy type. Smh. 40. Wipes PolyGram Filmed Entertainment Don't even get me started on paper towels. 41. Mouthwash Universal Pictures Honestly, I see my bad breath as a problem for others, but okay. 42. Smoothies Nickelodeon Why buy a smoothie for $7, when I can spend 30 minutes and $20 trying and failing to make one at home? 43. Jeans NBC Those three pairs of jeans I own are working OVERTIME. 44. Sunscreen NBC Should I eat for the day or grab a regular-sized bottle of sunscreen? Decisions, decisions. 45. And vacuums 20th Century Fox Let's just all collectively promise not to drop anything at all, okay? Thanks.