Shortly before Christmas I was at my grandparent's house & I saw a bottle cut open like this on their bathroom counter. My G's are very frugal; you can tell they were kids during the Depression. I wasn't surprised that my G-pa had gotten out his pocket knife so that they could get every last bit of lotion out of the bottle.
Fast forward a couple of weeks & my own lotion bottle was refusing to pump. I knew there was lots left so I turned it upside down & shook the lotion out for a few days. Then I asked my hubby to get a utility knife to cut the bottle in half (just like the G's!). He grudgingly obliged, not liking to get lotion on his knife blade :-)
I can't help but think that my G's have been a great influence on my life. Not just in ways of frugality, but in other bigger ways. They pray; they love each other no matter what; they love me no matter what. I'm so grateful God put me in their family.