New & Somewhat Healthier USDA School Lunch Guidelines

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Supposedly, school lunches are going to be getting a healthy makeover. At least, that’s the rumor circulating around first lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Also rumored is that the first lady is running into some problems because last year congress blocked the Agriculture Department from making healthy changes such as limiting french […]

Green Product Review: PlanetBox Complete Reusable Lunch Kit

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Review summary: Bento box or laptop style lunches for waste-free lunches are popular, but used to freak me out a bit, because I worried about spills. However, when Cedar and I got the chance to review PlanetBox last year we found out that overall PlanetBox is a handy and fun way to pack a waste-free […]

Eco-friendly & reusable insulated lunch bags for kids

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There are many reasons to pack a homemade lunch for your child. School lunches have been found time and time again to be heavy on packaging waste and not very healthy besides. However, with the news that most home packed lunches are packed incorrectly, you do need to pack your child’s waste-free lunch safely. And […]

More than 90 percent of packed lunches susceptible to foodborne illness

An unsafe lunch bag choice!

School lunches aren’t that great for your kid. They’re not nutritionally solid or very green. In my opinion, unless your child’s school is one of the few instituting healthy lunch changes, you should, when possible, pack a lunch for your child. Now, that said, packed lunches aren’t perfect. Unless you pack it right, a packed […]

Ocean and Sky Reusable Lunch Gear from Kids Konserve

Ocean and Sky Reusable Lunch Gear from Kids Konserve

There’s not much time left until kids go back to school. With this in mind, it’s high time you invested in a decent reusable lunch set. Luckily, Kids Konserve has a brand new Ocean & Sky line available – and it’s oh so pretty! The new Ocean and Sky product line comes in a wide […]

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