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Is it selfish of me..?

To buy paper plates and cups and plastic silverware so I don't have to do the dishes so often?!?

Ugh! Getting so tired of constantly doing them.. & no.. I DON'T have a dishwasher!!

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Asked by bdflykisses at 12:42 PM on Apr. 12, 2011 in Just for Fun

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  • No, not selfish. I have friends who do that.

    We don't because we're very environmentally conscious...especially DH. He hates wasting things & making more trash & using plastic ANYTHING.

    Answer by samurai_chica at 12:44 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • I don't think its selfish. Perhaps you could at least get the sturdier plastic silverware and re-use them to cut back on un-necessary trash, but hey, we all have a lot of chores, work and stuff going on in our lives. Do what you gotta do!

    Answer by Kari727 at 12:45 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • No I don't think that's you can recycle anything that's paper so....we do it all the time too

    Answer by Lucky209 at 12:48 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • to each their own. If you want to do it go ahead.

    Answer by louise2 at 12:49 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Not at all, I would do the same without a dishwasher!

    Answer by spottedpony at 12:53 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Not at all!

    Answer by amberdawnbarr at 12:54 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • high fiveI'M WITH YA! I don't mean everyday, but yes it is a welcome break throughout the week, or on a weekend to not be tied to the sick and having shriveled fingers!!!


    Answer by Dahis at 12:56 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Oops, I meant sink not sick..........I think I need new eyeballs! LOL

    Answer by Dahis at 12:58 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Not selfish. We use them occasionally as well and we have a dishwasher.


    Answer by meooma at 1:08 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Here is my honest opinion.... tacky.

    I feel setting a proper table and having a proper meal is vital for children. There is something about a nicely set table that makes you feel welcomed, loved, important.

    If I went to a friends home and they served me a sit down dinner with paper plates I would think that I didnt rate enough for the real dishes... I would feel that they didnt care much. WHY would you do that to your own family????

    Is washing dishes really that difficult?????

    That is MY opinion.


    Answer by Anonymous at 1:31 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

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