Not anymore. Here’s an article about the pampered poodle wives of Britain who go ballistic when hubby comes home from the investment bank saying he’s out of work. The writer has coined a phrase for these stay at home (and do nothing) spoiled women: Toxic wives.

I’m starting to see the silver lining of this recession. I think we could all do with a bit of austerity. Let’s learn how to live on less, spend more time with one another and reconsider our values. This Thanksgiving Day let’s all stop and really count our blessings and remember that our eternal souls matter most, that earthly riches rot and they don’t put pockets in shrouds.