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Rubber Band as Canister Measure

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

By Julia Edelstein
Rubber band as canister measureJames Wojcik

Stretch a rubber band around an opaque container. Each time you scoop out the flour or coffee, move the band down to mark the supply level. No need to lift the lid while making your grocery list—you can see how much is left in a snap.

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