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  1. When taking screws/hinges off, I usually place a magnet nearby (not for brass!) so when klutziness hits, I’m still OK. Then I put the magnet in the baggie and pull off the little pieces! I use baggies for washcloths with a squirt of soap when yard saling/flea marketing. In the summer, it goes into the cooler. Different color for eveyone! Ny local Dollar Tree has 1.5 and 2 gallon bags that I use for cloth projects, off season clothes, craft supplies and ironed linens (to sell). I use bags that need twisties for food storage as they are so much cheaper. And then, being a dollhouse addict, I have been known to cut off the colored Ziploc part, separate the pieces and cut it up to look like licorice in a tiny jar or small pieces to put in a candy dish!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Great magnet tip, Kathy!And very creative cutting up pieces to look like doll house food!Never would have thought about that one!

  2. Marlene Stephenson says:

    My ideas were almost the same, but when i started separating my parts to keep, i would forget to write on them, i guess i thought i would remember. I find baggies with little hinges and screws and can’t remember if i still even have what they go on anymore,lol!!! Thought you could use a laugh, have a great Mother’s Day.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      “I guess I thought I’d remember”…you totally sound like me, Marlene!

  3. If it can fit in a plastic baggie from snack size to 2 gallon that’s where it goes. When I travel all my liquid, gel, hair products, deodorant, etc. it’s in a plastic baggie in my suitcase. If something leaks it’s in a baggie. If the TSA needs to open the suitcase they can see what I have. My carryon is the same. I also have extra baggies too. Paints, brushes, bits and pieces of Evey kind a craft and DIY item.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      There are so many great ways to use them, Rita! Thanks for even more ideas:)

  4. I have used a few of those ideas, especially the paint brush. I even store them overnight by wrapping them in foil, sealing the bag & putting them in the fridge. We’ve used baggies to store furniture parts when moving by tapeing and stapling the baggies to the underside of the furniture item so we have all the pieces after we move in. Using large baggies I’d put outfits together for the kids during travel. It was easier to pull out 1 bag holding shorts, top, socks & underwear rather than dig thru the suitcase. my husband stores screw and washers used on the hurricane shutters in them. and I used small ones for wet washcloths to take along to the park or picnic in the days before baby wipes.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Putting one whole outfit for kids together while traveling is a brilliant idea, Pamela! Even more great ways to use them:)