When Sophia or her sister Anne unwrap presents, you should grab a seat, because it will take a while.
In their family, wrapping to disguise the gift is almost as important as the gift itself. And on Christmas day, the family takes turns, examining and guessing what each gift is before they slowly unwrap it.
The goal is to guess correctly, then unwrap with the largest piece of wrapping paper intact.
So at the then of the day, they have a stack of reusable paper, a mound of crumpled paper and many boxes! In addition, this year, Anne ordered items from Amazon that came in oversized shipping boxes. Neither Anne or Sophia throw things away if they can use it for something, so they've come up with a few unique ideas.
If you are wondering what to do with all your boxes, here are their suggestions:
Use the boxes for:
Can you add to the list? If so, please comment.
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