This came to me in an email.
Well, I would like to share this with you. Yesterday I went to throw out an empty reynolds foil box and for some reason I turned it and looked at the end of the box. And written on the end it sand, "Press tab to lock end," or "Press to secure roll." Right there on the end of the box is a tab to lock the roll in place. How long has this little locking tab been there? I then looked at a generic brand of aluminum foil and it had one too. I then looked at a box of Saran wrap and it hadone too! I can't count the number of times the Saran wrap roll has jumped out when I was trying to cover something up.
I went and looked and sure enough there it is. The locking tabs. I never knew. It's the little things that make life easier.
I had no idea it was there, thanks so much for sharing!
Oh my goodness, I just ran over to my foil and saran wrap and locked them. lol. Who would have ever known. I hate it when I end up pulling the whole roll of foil out and it crumbles.. Also the saran wrap, and then I get so frustrated because it is all stuck together, and I end up throwing that part away. Thanks so much for your glorious insight on this!!!! hehe.
on my way to the kitchen.. thanks soooo much..
GET OUT! I had no idea! I always get sooooo frustrated when the roll falls out of the box. THANK YOU!!!!
Wow, you've seriously made my day, I'm not kidding!
i never thought about that...the many times i had problems with the foil coming out. thanks for the tip.
OMG! I'm so happy to know this. I just locked mine, it will make life si much easier.
WOW!! Thanks! I just locked my foil in!! I can't believe I have never seen that before!! LOL Isn't it funny the little things that can make your day??
Gee. I learn something new everyday, and it's usually here on CC. Thank you.
Are you kidding me!? All these years of holding on to that roll!
THANKS FOR SHARING!
I remember that same "Ah ha" moment when I discovered the locking tabs last year! It was a great day!
Thanks for posting! I can't believe I never noticed this!!!!!
To think how many times I've thrown out foil paper because it's fallen and gotten all crumpled!
I've always used it...but I have a strange habit of reading every word on every package that I ever bring home don't know why, but I always have.
LOL This is pretty funny. I discovered these things almost a year and a half ago. I was trying to get the roll of foil out of the box (it had been my mother's and after I cleaned up her apt. after her passing and ran out of my own, I used that box) and I had trouble getting the roll out. Imagine my surprise when I saw those tabs holding it in! And how annoying I found them! lol
Guess, to each her own. They actually annoyed me because the brand had the cutting edge in a place I didn't like (didn't protect hands from the 'blade') and I wanted to put that full roll into my own empty box and practically had to rip those tabs off to get the roll out!
I use them more for the plastic than the foil. Happy tabbing, all!
How funny! I never knew this! wow -I am enlightened and can now go spread my new found wisdom to the other poor unenlightened souls I care about. If I don't care about them they can figure it out on they're own he he
Man oh man....that's been in our faces all these years!!
I've just checked, and found them on my cling film box...wish it WERE Saran Wrap The wax paper and foil don't, but I dont' have as much a problem with them. Thanks for the heads up, korkyo!!!
If there was an award for Best Tip of the Day....you'd win hands down!!
Thanks for sharing! I had no idea these were there. They weren't on my Saran box, but my foil is safely tucked in! It never ceases to amaze me what I learn on this site!!