Country Lore: Plastic Grocery Bags for Gloves and Footies

When you have unexpected dirty work to do, plastic grocery bags can keep your hands and shoes clean.

plastic grocery bags

When you need something to cover your hand and feet, plastic grocery bags will do in a pinch. 

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I keep a few plastic grocery bags and a handful of rubber bands in the car.

If I have to change a tire or get out of the car in a muddy patch, I can slip a bag over each hand and shoe to keep them clean.

Arthur Lee
Santa Cruz, California