Wish that freezer bag was a bit bigger? Look no further. [View Image]
Some tips and tricks make you want to make your cookie sheets look like new again right now or inspire you to order a bag of zip ties ASAP. Other hacks impress you, but don’t incite immediate action. Instead, they live in your memory until just the right situation or moment makes you go, “Hold on a second, I know just what to do to solve this little problem!”
Today’s hack is one of those that, even if you don’t have a use for it right away (although you might!), you’ll want to tuck away for the future.
The tip is this: You can join two zipper bags to each other to make one bigger sealed bag. It’s the plastic bag equivalent of joining sleeping bags together. To do it, open both bags, flip one inside out, and fit the “tongue” portion of one bag into the “groove” portion of the other—then press all around to seal. That’s it—no other materials or skills needed! [View Image]
Of course, the entire point of being able to make a bigger bag is to put something inside of it for containment and/or protection. Place your item inside one bag before fitting the two bags together and you’ve instantly created a protective dust cover for awkwardly sized items.
Here are a few things you might put inside your MacGyvered bag: