Louise is my frugal friend and has lots of great ideas to recycle, reuse and remake. From time to time, I'll be posting her frugal tips here on my blog, leave me comments because Louise follows my blog and she will read it. Thanks!
Kids going back to school....do they even take lunches any more? If they do, do their parents spend money on wax paper for the sandwiches? You know, a bag like the above would work well, or even the bags that cereal is packed in. A penny here, a penny there, it adds up, but even more important, it will change a person's thought process to being less of a throwaway consumer.Louise writes: While I was emptying out a bag of perogies into the pot of water just a few minutes ago, then washing, turning the bag inside out and then putting it over a wine bottle standing near the sink to dry....I was thinking that maybe you could use another handy hint.
Wise words Louise!
I did give this a try and its making a new home in my kitchen. Very hand for scraping up the last minute peices of onions etc. Good thinking!Louise continues:
By the way, somebody was impressed with my food scraper. She likes it better than the one she bought. It is made from a large plastic lid off a margarine tub. Just cut it in half, and you have two of them. So when you chop onions or peppers, it is easy to scoop them up and by pressing into the middle with your thumb, you can pour dry stuff into the smallest container. Try it.
Thanks so much Louise!