Win it! Citizenpip is giving one Breezy Mama reader a starter kit including an insulated lunch bag, a stainless steel water bottle and 4 airtight airtight food containers! Find out how to enter at the end of this post!
There’s the bragging rights when you get to tell your kids that you are the uber-duber planet saving super hero ridding the environment of unnecessary waste, but there’s also the part that packing a paperless lunch saves you money! In fact, cross off ziplock bags, Saran Wrap, plastic water bottles, juice boxes, brown bags and more from your grocery list as you embark on your cost saving journey to raising enviro-friendly lunch packers.
Let’s start with the list of necessities:
- Snack/ sandwich containers
- Re-usable Napkins
- Liquid Container
- Lunch Box
Now onto Breezy Mama’s picks for the above:
Check out the air tight selection from Citizenpip (as seen in photo at top) coming in various sizes for all of the mealtime needs from THE sandwich, to snacks and treats. Prices ($3 to $6) are according to size:
- – 20 oz sandwich container (6″L x 6″W x 2″D) /$6
- – 8 oz snack container (5″L x 3.5″W x 1.75″D) /$4
- – 5 oz snack container (4″L x 3″W x 2″D) /$3
- – Lunch set: includes one 20 oz, one 8 oz, two 5 oz /$16
- – Snack set: includes two 8 oz and four 5 oz /$12
To purchase yours, click here.
Breezy Deal! Save 10% off on a minimum order of $50 and above from Citizenpip! Enter code: breezymama10 (expires 8/15/10) — click here!
These handy BPA-free bags have several designs to choose from and are ideal for little hands, snacks, fruit, sandwiches, picnics, school lunches and more. To get your hands on yours ($9.95 each), purchase from Itzy Ritzy — click here!
Breezy Deal! Enter code BREEZY at checkout and receive 15% off your Itzy Ritzy order! To start shopping (expires 9/2010) — click here!
Keep ’em clean with these adorable daily-use organic cloths. With playful original artwork accompanied by clever environmental slogans that encourage children and adults to do their part in saving the planet, these cloths are designed to replace single-use napkins. Save a tree and order these from Lime Green Monkey ($32 for a four pack) — click here!
Breezy Deal! Mention Breezy Mama in the shipping notes of your order of a 4-pack of napkins, or a 5-pack of hankies and you will receive an additional hanky or napkin of your choice! (Offer excludes crows and blue boats as Lime Green Monkey is currently low on these items ;)) Click here!
Check out the Klean Kanteen 12 oz stainless steel bottles that are lightweight, dishwasher safe and with no aluminum or lead. Plus, they come with a tote to keep your little one’s beverage warm or cold for up to 4 hours. Available from Amazon.com for $23.95 (vs. $31) — click here to purchase.
Breezy Note: For more ideas for liquid containers, check out Breezy Mama’s Stainless Steel Cups for Kids of all Ages — click here!
Alex recently gave my daughter a lunch sack from Sugar Booger and I fell in love! And not to worry — the made from laminated cotton canvas and fully insulated carrier also comes in pirate and dinosaur designs for your dudes. To purchase from Amazon.com ($15.99) — click here
For another option, check out the selection from DabbaWalla including this Spaceship design. With several options to choose from, this wet suit material style is recommended by the Center for Environmental Health as a good alternative to PVC-loaded vinyl lunch bags, neoprene protects, insulates and cushions without worry of lead or other bad-for-you chemicals. To order from Amazon ($30) — click here
Win it! Citizenpip is giving one Breezy Mama reader a starter kit including an insulated lunch bag, a stainless steel water bottle and 4 airtight airtight food containers ($42 value)! To enter, tell us something you regularly pack in your child’s lunch in the comments below! (NOTE: Contest open to US residents only).
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Don’t want to lose another jacket, lunch box, backpack or any other lovable items? Make sure to label everything with your child’s name with the adorable customized selection from Mabel’s Labels — click here!