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How to Save Over $400 Per Year Packing School Lunches

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I have been packing my kids’ lunches for school for the past 14 years – that’s a whole lot of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches! Luckily my girls have always been good about requesting fun reusable lunchware which has saved me quite a bit of cash over time. Did you know you can save over $400 per year just by switching to reusable lunchware – and of course, it is so much more eco-friendly, too. Take a look at this graphic:

 

That’s enough to make you want to rethink all those paper bags and pre-packaged goldfish packets! 

Here are a few of my favorite choices for re-usable lunchware – (don’t forget to add some cute lunch box notes featuring Laura Kelly Pet Shop) – and my kids will tell you, the more compartments the better!!

5. Eco Chic Furoshiki Bento Box Kit 
The original eco lunchbag from Japan sewn from colorful fair trade textiles hand-printed by artisans using wooden blocks and wax batik techniques. 
$69.99
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4. Oval + Cup
This super-classy 2-piece lunch set includes a large oval container plus a smaller cup that’s ideal for sauces, dips or other wet foods.
$25.99
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3. Three-In-One
With three nesting containers, this lunchbox is ideal for school lunches. Most kids pack a sandwich and two side dishes, this ensures their food won’t get mixed up!
$27.99
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2. Solo Cube
This is a classic reusable sandwich box, durable and light-weight, but without the plastic!
$40.00 
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1. Blue Water Bento Lunch Kit
This is a fantastic leak-proof lunchbox without plastic! The silicone lid and the quirky screen-printed lunch bag are a crowd favorite.
$40.00 
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 Visit Abe’s Market for even more eco-friendly, money saving, reusable lunch box options!

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