Travel kits and other tips | Everyday Cheapskate | – The Star Democrat

Whether it’s anticipating a back-seat disaster, coming up with a quick dinner solution or keeping memories alive, my wonderful readers always have the perfect solutions. Oh, how I love to open my virtual mailbag (otherwise known as email) to find all of your fun tips, tricks and life hacks.


I have a little kit I keep in the car. It contains gallon-size zip-close bags, paper napkins, straws and antibacterial soap. It’s amazing how many times I use it. Once, my daughter became sick on the way home from an event. The zip-close bag and napkins came in very handy. Then there was the time my son had to pet a friend’s dog and then wanted to have a snack on the ride home. Antibacterial soap to the rescue. Having straws handy means I can keep my eyes on the road and take a swig of soda