Travel Size Stuff

I am a huge fan of “travel size” stuff — shampoo, toothpaste, etc. I always look forward to the trip to Shoppers Drug Mart in the days leading up to a trip for a visit to the little section of little-sized things. Now I learn, via Budget Travel magazine, of

Minimus began when the Shrater family was on a vacation to a cottage in New Hampshire. When we realized we would need to throw away several bottles of condiments at the end of our trip, we thought, “wouldn’t it be great if there was one place you could go for the small packets of condiments — better yet, a place to get all of your travel accessories and travel size item needs?”

They even have a blog. And tiny things have tiny prices: how about a packet of Texas Pete Hot Sauce for 14 cents?