One day I noticed that the paper gift bags were costing more than the cloth shopping bags that grocery stores are now offering!
Since then I have made the gift bag part of the gift.
I either fill up the cloth bag with my gift and add tissue paper, or buy some cellophane bags (3/$1 at the dollar store) to put the gift in first, then place it in the cloth shopping bag.
There are all kinds of cloth shopping bags available now, some even seasonal!
Since the stores in Toronto have decided to start charging 5 cents each for their plastic bags, I think people will appreciate my reusable "gift" bags more and more.
Thanks to Catherine for this Frugal Baby Tip!
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