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May 2014


   
May 2014

In This Issue

From Our Desk To Yours
From Your Kitchen To Ours
Worth Sharing
Lunch Menus
Bento Buzz
A very happy Mother's Day to all you hardworking moms out there! Best wishes for a lovely day! We hope you're all enjoying the delightful spring showers and abundant May flowers. We're happy to have more time to spend outdoors, and we hope you're able to carve out a bit of time this month to do the same!

Enjoy!
 
From Our Desk To Yours
WE'VE MOVED!
We are very excited to announce our move into a bigger and better suite within the same building. Our new address is 500 Chestnut Street, Suite 225, Santa Cruz, CA 95060. Our email addresses and phone and fax numbers remain the same. We look forward to working with you from our new, spacious office! If you have any questions, please let us know.


MAY 6TH IS NATIONAL TEACHER DAY
Teachers play such a big role in our lives. Now is the time to let them know how much they're appreciated! Use #ThankaTeacher and join thousands showing their support for our nation's teachers. (If you're reading this, thank a teacher!)

PARTY PLANNING MADE EASY
With warmer weather, graduation season, and Mother's Day just around the corner, it's party time! Mindy Cone of GetCreativeJuice.com offers some terrific tips for making your event extra special!


From Your Kitchen To Ours
IN THIS LUNCH BOX
  • Pasta, Marinara Sauce and Cheddar Stars
  • Provolone, Wheat Bread, Tomato, Cream Cheese and Nori
  • Broccoli and Baby Carrots
  • Celery and Strawberry "Mushroom"
"The thing I love about Laptop Lunches bento boxes is the flexibility. You can arrange the inner boxes however you want, and each one seals individually. Those features are so handy!"

--Beau Coffron, Lunchbox Dad

Beau, a father of three, is the author of the popular blog, LunchBoxDad.com. His creative recipes, funny pictures and thoughts on parenting (and life!), have gained him recognition by ABCNews.com, The Huffington Post, Yahoo.com, and People.com. He has also been awarded the Readers Choice Top Food Blogger Award by Babble.com.

Worth Sharing
DID YOU KNOW?
May 16 is Food Revolution Day, a day dedicated to getting kids excited about making good food from scratch and raising awareness about how our food impacts our health and happiness. The campaign was started by the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation in the UK and USA, and The Good Foundation in Australia. Join the revolution! Use #FRD2014 to share your experience!


BENTO TIP
If your kids are heading off to day camp this summer, now's is the time to make sure they have the perfect camp lunch box (and accessories). Yep, you guessed it: Laptop Lunches Bento-ware!



FEATURED VIDEO - WEELICIOUS BENTO
Check out this video by Catherine McCord of Weelicious, making a beautiful, healthy lunch in one of our bento lunch boxes. The recipe comes from her new book Weelicious Lunches - Think Outside the Lunch Box -- on special HERE.


Lunch Menus


PIZZA PARTY

Pizza
Carrots & Ranch Dressing
Raspberries
Chocolate Macaroon




BACK TO BASICS

Tuna Sandwich on Whole Wheat Bread
Pickle
Red and Yellow Bell Pepper Strips
Balsamic Vinaigrette
Assorted Dried Fruit
Bento Buzz
THANK YOU!
"I just wanted to say I am very pleased with my new lunch boxes. I could not love this product any more than I do. Thank you so much for helping to make feeding my family a little easier!!!!!"

-- Aimie, Oakland Gardens, NY


IT'S AWESOME
"I really love my bistro box! It's so easy for me to pack healthy lunches for work each day. It's cute, easy to wash, microwavable, and the perfect size for sandwiches, salads, and side snacks. Even better, because my food is in its own box, my co-workers never eat my food!"

-- Nikki, Kaneohe, HI



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