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July 2014


   
July 2014

In This Issue

From Our Desk To Yours
From Your Kitchen To Ours
Worth Sharing
Lunch Menus
Bento Buzz
We hope you’ve settled comfortably into your summer routine and that you’re able to carve out time for your favorite summer activities. With summer in full swing, we are busy, busy, busy! AND we’re very excited to share with you our new 2014 back to school line-up! We’re also extremely pleased to be working with some terrific organizations this back-to-school season: Lunchbox Love, Mabel's Labels, Power Your Lunchbox, and Rock the Lunch Box. Have a wonderful July, and we’ll see you again in August!

Enjoy!
 
From Our Desk To Yours
NEW PRODUCTS!!!
Drum roll, please! We're excited to introduce you to over 15 new items this season! Sharks, Candy Stripes, Butterflies and Birds play a central role this year, making it our best yet! Look for the "NEW" banner to find our freshest styles!

ROCK THE LUNCHBOX
Visit www.rockthelunchbox.com for new ideas on packing school lunches. You’ll find video tips and coupons from Annie’s Homegrown, Applegate Organic & Natural Meats, Honest Kids, Organic Valley and Rudi’s Organic Bakery. Make lunch fun AND learn more about what you can pack for the gluten-free, nut- free and vegetarian youngsters in your life.

MABEL'S LABELS DISCOUNT
Place your order now at LaptopLunches.com, and you'll receive a $10 coupon for your $50 purchase at mabelslabels.com. Their labels are perfect for helping your kiddos keep track of their favorite belongings. This is a great deal, so be sure to check it out!

GET A LITTLE LUNCHBOX LOVE
Want to send notes in your kids' lunch boxes but don't have the time to come up with something clever every day? You'll love Lunchbox Love, cards with positive, upbeat and sometimes funny messages. Place your order at LaptopLunches.com, and you'll receive a sample pack of cards + a 20% discount to order more at SayPlease.com. They're guaranteed to put a smile on your face!

From Your Kitchen To Ours
IN THIS LUNCH BOX
  • Tri-colored peppers
  • Strawberries
  • Pistachios
  • Hard-boiled egg
  • String Cheese
"The Laptop Lunches Bento Box makes lunch fun. It's easy to pack and fun to eat! It keeps foods separate, fresh and delicious. It's nice not having to worry about BPA leaking into food. We love that it’s easy to clean and can go in the dishwasher."

--Tammy and Lyssie

Tammy Lakatos Shames and Lyssie Lakatos, The Nutrition Twins, are twin sisters and nationally recognized registered dietitians, personal trainers and authors of The Nutrition Twins’ Veggie Cure: Expert Advice and Tantalizing Recipes for Health, Energy and Beauty. They have been featured on The Doctors, Good Morning America Health, Fox and Friends and Discovery Health, and in USA Today, Health Magazine and Vogue.

Worth Sharing
BENTO TIP
With the long days and warm nights, it only seems fitting that July is National Picnic Month. Heading to the great outdoors with friends and family is one of our favorite things to do. Our bento boxes make great picnic containers when packing for multiple people, or multiple foods. Grab one today, and happy picnicking!


DID YOU KNOW?
Composting transforms organic waste into the most valuable soil amendment, saving limited landfill space, and reducing the cost of waste disposal. Check out Waste Less Living's website to see their "Composting 101" page. It's filled with lots of good information that can help you change garbage into something usable!



FEATURED VIDEO:
We're so excited! We've got new videos!!! Check them out and let us know what you think!


Lunch Menus


4TH OF JULY GOODNESS

Rice Crackers and Assorted Cheese
Stuffed Olives and Sugar Snap Peas
Whole Wheat Pasta Salad with Spinach
Honeydew and Cantaloupe




MEDITERRANEAN MARVEL

Homemade Tahini Hummus with Kalamata Olives
Sliced Tomato and Whole Grain Crackers
Kale Caesar Salad
Whole Wheat Egg Noodles with Marsala Sauce
Sweet Melon
Bento Buzz
GREAT PRODUCT!
"We've had our Laptop Lunch boxes for 6+ years. I have thought that I needed to get "new" ones multiple times, but every time I go to inspect them, they look almost good as new! I can't believe how well they've held up through the years. I heard about your company on the Today Show when the kids where toddlers and I was a stay at home mom. I teach school, and I've never seen a lunch box hold up this well. Great product- great durability- worth the money!"

-- Mary Beth Richerson, Lebanon, TN


GREAT ACCESSORY FOR LUNCH
"I bought the dual tote for my husband, along with the laptop lunchbox and a set of Bento Buddies. It's been working well to get him in the "brown bagging it" kind of mind set. The lunchbox fits perfectly in the bottom section and the top gets his breakfast bar, a piece of fruit, and whatever else he might need for the day. Perfect!"

-- Misty, Pittsburgh



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