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Use Junk Mail for Shopping Lists

I save envelopes junk mail comes in and use it to stash my coupons and shopping list when heading to the grocery store.

By Becki in Indiana

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May 13, 20040 found this helpful

I USE THE ENVELOPES THE BANK GIVES ME AT THAT BANK THRU THE DRIVE-IN, FOR MY COUPONS IN THE COUPON FILE BOX AND ALSO FOR THE ROAD TRIP TO THE MKTS.ETC...AND RECYCLE ALL THE PAPERS ANYWAY !!! I PICK EXCEPTS FROM HERE TO INC. IN MY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER, " THE-HOOTERVILLE-CULTURAL-SOCIETY-OWNER@YAHOOGROUPS.COM

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October 27, 20040 found this helpful

Scrap (Scratch) Paper

I am truly amazed that people will use store-bought paper for scrap paper! I have a never-ending stash of scrap paper made entirely from one-sided junk mail, used envelopes, etc. I use these to jot down notes, make out grocery lists, etc.

By Leann D

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October 28, 20040 found this helpful

I love turning old Greeting cards into postcards. My friends and famiy know not to write on the inside (that the cover picture is on).

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By lmr5140 (Guest Post)
July 3, 20050 found this helpful

Another good junk mail source is the coupons-in-an-envelope mailers - just use the reverse side of the coupons. What's nice about these is since they are already envelope size, your list will fit in most coupon organizers.

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May 9, 20110 found this helpful

Hey I do too. I also use them for my bank deposits.

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