http://’ve all done it; wrapped our food up in plastic only to throw out that plastic days later. What a waste! Especially, when it’s this easy to make a natural, reusable alternative to plastic wrap. In this video edition of the Frugal Frog column found on tujawellness.com, we see just how easy it is to keep food fresh without expense and potential health hazard of covering it in plastic. Using only cotton, beeswax and a hot iron we walk you through the steps to make your own waxed cotton wrappers. Make a variety of sizes for whatever your food storage needs are – covering up casseroles, packing a lunch or snack, or folding it around a sandwich. This DIY project is simple enough to get the kids in on the fun. In fact, kids love to use these wrappers because they double as a plate for their sandwich or snacks (keeping their clothes a little cleaner, a little longer ) Kids aren’t the only ones who love these waxed cotton wrappers — they make a great hostess gift or stocking stuffer. The next time you’re taking your home-baked goodies to someone special, wrap them up in these pretty and eco-friendly wrappers for a gift that keeps on giving — long after those yummy brownies are gobbled up!Why wrap leftover food, cheese or to-go items in a plastic shrink wrap that is just going be added to the landfill? Keep the planet happy and your food fresh, safe and healthy with this natural alternative to dreaded plastic. Have our easy to make beeswax wrappers got you buzzing with excitement? Please like this video and share our alternative to plastic project with your friends. And, if you try it out for yourself, tell us how it went in the comments below or share a picture of how they turned out on one of our social media channels.