When we go through fast food drive-throughs or get take-out orders at restaurants, usually tossed in with our order are packets of ketchup, sauce for chicken nuggets, taco sauce, plastic eating utensils, etc. Usually there are more of the condiments than we can use, and if we’re bringing the food home, we prefer our stainless steel utensils to eat with rather than plastic. So I keep all the “extras” in a drawer, and we use them for picnics or camping. My husband has a big plastic bin in the attic in which he keeps most of the camping gear (I guess that might be another tip! After years of having to gather everything together when anyone went camping, he bought one of those bins to keep it all together), and he has a bag full of the plastic utensils (which are often packaged with napkins and salt and pepper packets) in there.
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