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23 Feb, 2009

Covet:

Posted by andrea tomkins in: My media (sideblog archive)

Just when you thought there couldn’t possibly be any fresh new developments in the world of grocery bag design. Ginger emailed to ask me about these nifty (and Canadian-made!) reusable grocery bags.  This one really impresses. Anyone ever tried these out?


5 Responses to "Covet:"

1 | a grrl without a blog

February 23rd, 2009 at 9:56 am

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they do look pretty awesome. I haven’t seen them before, but would definitely like to try them.

2 | Jennifer

February 23rd, 2009 at 11:20 am

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When I look at the internal bags – I can’t help but think of the ones you made. Could you have launched the seed of the idea? The carry bag arrangement looks so neat.

3 | BeachMama

February 23rd, 2009 at 12:21 pm

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very cool, now if only I had thought of that ;0)

4 | Mary Lynn

February 24th, 2009 at 10:58 pm

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Ordered! I remember thinking how neat the bags you made were, but I never ever found time to make any of my own. Will be nice to not use all that plastic.

5 | Mary Lynn

March 12th, 2009 at 1:04 pm

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Got my Moukisac and Moukinet bags in the mail a few days ago and went shopping with them yesterday. Love the bags! They are sturdy and appear to be well-made. When I got to the check out of the market where I shop the cashier exclaimed, “oooh! I like those!” Thanks so much for mentioning them on your site!

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