It was term coined by Abraham Lincoln while he was yelling at his wife for exceeding the budget for redecorating the White House. It can be used to talk about extra's being bought for a house, such as an extremley expensive lamp that is unnecessary
Bob- I can't believe that she bought that extra t.v. for the house! It was so expensive!!
Jack- I know! Those flub dubs are gonna send you guys into bankrupcy!