Date: 22 October 2015. Garbage Bag Solution.
All of us end up with lots of
plastic bags when we go grocery shopping. Inevitably they end up
crammed into another bag and stuffed in a corner somewhere. Ugh.
There is a better way. It is tidy and allows you to store more bags
in less space. Here's what I do aboard Seaweed.
When I get done emptying out the
bags I check them. Any with holes are disposed of immediately. The
last thing I want is a leaky garbage bag dripping all over the
When you're done, this is what 40
grocery bags will look like:
Tupperware container is 8" tall by 4"
That is your standard Tupperware square box.
As you can see it's tidy. The bags stack neatly inside. The
lot more fit into a smaller area.
Recently I met the nicest lady named Cheryl. She
lives on a Schucker. [Seaweed is a Schucker too, the Gulf Packet
model.] Hers is a lot larger than mine. The name of Cheryl's home
is Island Time.
at the bow of Island Time. Life is wonderful afloat...
Cheryl and I went *thrifting. I love
visiting thrift stores and had a blast. When we returned to
Seaweed, I took my emptied bag and folded it. Cheryl said "That's
just like folding a sail" and so it is.
*Thrifting: It's a made up
word. It means going shopping in various thrift stores such as
Start with one grocery bag.
This method of bag storage is neat. It appeals to my
need to have things organized and tidy. The idea was originally
Pinterest. [Pinterest requires registration before they let you
wander the site.]
To you and yours, I wish a well-organized galley
just like Cheryl has aboard Island Time...
Island Time at sunset by the bridge
Have you another method for storage of garbage bags?
Please share your secrets. Chaos isn't fun in a boat of any size.
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