Calling all festive cheapskates.

March 22, 2011

Cheap, Lauren

I am terrible at buying presents, so it was a big surprise to me this past Christmas that I ran out of wrapping paper. I’ve had the same stuff for decades, and now it was gone.

Well, Dollar Tree has fixed all of that. Dollar Tree is awesome because it’s one of those dollar stores where things actually cost one dollar.

“Ooo – I like that! It’s a dollar!”

“Hmmm…. this is mildly interesting. It’s a dollar!”

“Bleh, that’s a piece of junky plastic that is going straight into the ocean. It is also a dollar.”

They have rolls of wrapping paper for a buck each, and if you are like me and prefer the kraft-paper style, it’s the very best deal. They have fancy styles that are only 15 or 20 square feet per roll, but mine tops out at 25 square feet! And at the rate I use it up, it’ll last until retirement!

I don't know what I was thinking with the pawprint one.

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Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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10 Responses to “Calling all festive cheapskates.”

  1. Brad Said on:

    I had to google kraft paper.

    Spelled like that, the word ‘kraft’ makes me think of Sid and Marty Krofft, which makes me think of Land of the Lost, which makes me think of Sleestaks.



    • Peggy Said on:

      Brad, I am most impressed with your streams of consciousness! We, (I) have infected you well.

      Sleestaks reminds me of Putties, which ……

      And Lauren, the paw print paper is awesome!!!


  2. Beth Said on:

    Well. I guess I’ll be making a stop at Dollar Tree next time I’m in Lincoln, won’t I?


  3. Lauren Said on:

    Sam, are you at LEA? Lloyd’s going to be mad if you are, because he ain’t.


  4. CousinSam Said on:

    As of 6 am Thursday morning I will be on my way.


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