Dollar Store Finds: Tiny Mayo Container

December 19, 2008

I am sad to report that the container was not always that reliable. Sometimes it didn't remain shut. Also, I grew tired of washing such a small container, which is surprisingly not that easy to do. I just ended up bringing a bottle of mustard to keep at work.

Still, it could make a nice little container for something else, sans the spreader. Pill box? Ring box? A place to keep your kid's baby teeth? Really, does it need to have a practical use when it's so cute and small? Yasai!

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Melissa Hung

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Melissa Hung is the founding editor of Hyphen. She was the editor in chief for the magazine's first five years and went on to serve in many other leadership roles on the staff and board for more than a decade. She is a writer and freelance journalist. Her essays and reported stories have appeared in NPR, Vogue, Pacific Standard, Longreads, and Catapult, among others. A native Texan, she lives in California. Find her on Twitter and Instagram.