I am the box queen and the shopping bag queen. Nothing like those big shopping bags. I don't know why, but I love them and boxes.
Hubby laughs at me if we get something in the mail and I'll say: that's a "good" box, we have to save it. But he doesn't laugh when we need a box and I have one.
My grandmother (who lived during the depression) would save wrapping paper and iron the wrinkles and creases out of it. She also saved bread wrappers, foil and the little tins that pot pies came in. Egg cartons and glass bottles that contained fruit juice, etc. She had QUITE the collection let me tell you.