Kinda long . . . Question at the end if you just want to skip to it.
I make hand drawn cookies for the military. I do it as a thank you. I don’t sell or take orders and it’s all out of pocket. I am continually floored by the generosity and kindness of the people I’ve met on this journey. Saturday there was a knock on the door and a package left. I hadn’t ordered anything so thought it was a goodie from my son overseas.
It was not. It was 500 individual bags for cookies. I was confused, as I can’t use individual bags. I must vacuum-seal them to protect the design as well as to preserve them as they take 2-6 weeks to arrive. I look at the packing slip and there is a note. “These were sent to you anonymously to help with your military cookie endeavors. Thank you for your service.” Que tears. It took a while but I finally figured out they shrink!!! OMG I’m so excited! This is a total game changer. I mean TOTAL GAME CHANGER!!!! I can get more in a box and they don’t have to be consumed right away.
My question is: When shrinking poly bags, do I need a heat gun or will a hair dryer suffice?