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Old 07-31-2008, 06:24 PM
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Free Drinkware In Pantry. Do you save your jars?

Every style of of drinkware is before you and its all free. Once you paid for the jelly, pickles, iced tea, baby food, mayonaise. Freebie drinkware can be habit forming. Some are nice and thick keeping the ice in the drink cold longer. Great for camping & day trips with their own lids. Little work cleaning the jars but it is worth it.
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Old 07-31-2008, 07:31 PM
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That's actually a really good idea. I clean my jars anyway as I use them for storing craft items, so it wouldn't hurt to save more for drinking from!
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Old 08-01-2008, 03:25 AM
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Yep, I am a container saving drinkware junkie!

I save the little cups that italian ices come in for the kids to use as cups. If we get a slushie from the quick shop, those cups are usually the sturdier plastic, those get washed and stuck in the cabinet for drinking cups. Funny thing is all the neighbor kids that get a drink here think it is neat to be drinking out of something like that.

I have even saved the sundae cups from sonic for drinking cups. All the kids fight over those cups, as they look like kid wine glasses!

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Old 08-01-2008, 03:51 AM
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I save my jars to reuse for storing rice, pasta, or other things that come in bags that I don't want flopping/spilling all over my cabinets.

But the ones that are missing their lids would be great to put in with my drinking glasses. Thanks for the idea!
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Old 08-08-2008, 09:41 AM
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I keep jars to put floppy bag stuff in too Barbszy it also (I think) helps to keep bugs out. The ones that can be frozen I use to put leftover beans, spag sauce etc in and freeze
I will take what I am served knowing someone out there is being served MUCH less
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Old 08-08-2008, 12:27 PM
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One of the fondest memories of my great uncle Bob is of him drinking his coffeee out of a glass pb jar. Never knew why he did it, ut that is one thing I will never forget.
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Old 08-08-2008, 07:46 PM
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My grandfather would use a little juice jar to drink his juice in the morning. My cousin still uses his jar today.
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Old 08-08-2008, 07:55 PM
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I tried all those plastic covered mugs for giant glasses of water but my favorite will remain the quart canning jar, the water doesn't spill out of it when walking over to the couch, and I can see how low the water level is, and it is cleaner than plastic, and if I want, I can lid it tightly, and it is measurable too
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