Plastic bags have become the objects of our derision (find out why here), and I find that I miss them not at all. First of all, I nearly lost an arm due to blood loss a time or two while trying to unload my car in one trip.
Secondly, I find it so much calmer and less bother to unload my own bags, rather than those nasty plastic things. It's just adding insult to injury, having to consolidate all that petroleum product into one unsightly mass after emptying them of all the foodstuffs.
The third - and IMHO the most important reason - is that just like dish towels, market totes are one more opportunity to express your sense of style and originality! Yes, you can use the most utilitarian, plain and inexpensive bags for grocery shopping. Drudgery. Or, you can find one that makes you smile every time you use it.
Check out these beauties. The possibilities are endless!
Beyond Her has always had a thing for totes, and the grocery tote is no exception. The Fall 2016 edition is made of our current fave, waxed canvas. Plus, it features a healthy gusset, long leather straps and a perfect little pocket for your phone. You're gonna love it.
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