The $10 Amazon find you’ll see everywhere this spring

There's one thing you'll see at farmers' markets everywhere this year, and it has nothing to do with handmade pastries or locally sourced produce.

Net bags, also known as Parisian-style, French market, or mesh bags, are quickly replacing the tote as a lightweight go-to spring and summer carrier for quick trips to the grocery store or easy weekend errands. One look at them, and it's not hard to see why.

Though Instagram and Pinterest might have you believe net bags are basically only used for baguette, bouquet and fruit purchases, their stretchy design, durable quality and 100-percent cotton and eco-friendly label means they're as versatile as they are trendy. They're even machine washable, so you don't have to worry if a runaway blueberry gets squashed on the trip home.

Carry your yoga mat and water bottle in it to a Saturday morning workout. I've even been known to toss a small coin purse into the bottom of mine to hold my phone, keys, lip salve and loose change when I want to carry it as a casual day bag.

Perhaps the best thing about these bags, though, is their price. They're a steal on Amazon right now, where they're only $10. However you choose to use yours, it'll probably be the most practical ten bucks you'll spent all season.

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18 kitchen gadgets to keep your produce fresh
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18 kitchen gadgets to keep your produce fresh

1. Silicone food savers

Ever found yourself using half of a fruit or veggie, only to have it go old in a day? These food savers are the solution to keeping half-used fruits and veggies fresh for longer. 


2. Herb Savors

Triple the life of your fresh herbs with these BPA-free containers that are designed to fit easily into the door of your fridge. They’re designed to let the herbs breathe just enough to keep them crisp and fresh.


3. Reusable food storage bags

Ditch those plastic baggies for these BPA-free, self-sealing and airtight reusable bags. They’re secure enough to store liquids, and durable enough to go through the dishwasher or even for sous vide cooking.


4. Reusable Bee’s Wrap

This organic cotton wrap is made with beeswax, tree resin and organic jojoba oil. It’s is a safe alternative to plastic wrap for food storage. Use it to wrap cheese, half fruits and veggies, crusty bread, a sandwich or even cover a bowl or pie dish. 


5. These produce storage savers

These airtight containers ventilate your produce and the bottom tray of the containers keeps moisture away from your produce to reduce rot. 


6. Cloth storage bags for fresh veggies

Say goodbye to wilted veggies and rotted fruits. These 100 percent organic cotton bags protect your produce from the elements and keep them fresh for longer than you thought possible. Simply dampen the bags, fill them with your produce, and store in the fridge. If the bags get dry, simply spritz them again. 


7. Silicone food storage bags

Nothing sounds more appetizing than silicone food storage bags, right? Despite their no-frills name, these reusable bags are a sustainable alternative to your Ziplocs. They’re secure enough to store liquids, and practical enough that you can toss them into the dishwasher between uses


8. Beer savers

Say goodbye to flat beer. These beer savers will keep your opened beer fresh until the next time you’re ready for a (half) cold one.


9. 4-in-1 jar kit for spiralizing, juicing, grating and storing

Perfect for meal prep, with this jar kit you can spiralize, juice, and grate your fresh veggies so that when you’re ready to cook, your ingredients are ready to use.


10. Avocado hugger

If you eat your fair share of avocados, you’ve probably encountered the issue of storing half an avocado for later. This avocado hugger will keep it fresher for longer. 


11. Veggie life extenders for your fridge crisper

These foam savers can be trimmed to fit any drawer size. They allow air to circulate throughout the draws to keep your produce oxygenated and riper for longer.


18. Pie box

Protect your pies from the elements (and straying hands) by storing it in a cute and durable pie box. Not only will it keep the pie fresher for longer, but you can get it with a leather strap so you can make transporting your baked goodies even easier


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