Thinking Outside the Box
Shopping can be a frustrating experience right now. Household staples like toilet paper, paper towels, hand soap, laundry detergent, and disinfectants can be hard to find, snapped up by customers worried about the coronavirus pandemic. For the rest of us, that means a little creative thinking may be in order. But there are plenty of products that may already be in our homes or still on store shelves that can help us meet our basic needs. Here are several ideas to try — plus a few where it's probably best to steer clear.