Saturday, August 7, 2010

Back To School Lunch Box Review/Giveaway

I was given the opportunity to review a kid's lunch box, but since Patrick and Mason are not school age I chose to let Bob review the lunch box.

How many times have you been in this predicament? You wake up in the morning to make your child's (or husband's) lunch, we're out of baggies, that's okay we'll use a plastic container, but where are the lids??? When you finally find the lids and get the lunch packed you realize the container is too big for the lunch box. And now you're late getting out the door. Fantastic isn't it?

Well with the Easy Lunch Box you don't have to worry about that anymore. You can get a set of containers with a compartment for a sandwich and two smaller compartments for snacks. They come with colored lids (easy to find in a cabinet), and they fit perfectly in the lunch box which you can also buy on their site. PERFECT for your back to school lunch box.

They didn't work for Bob though, ONLY because he eats many times a day to keep up with his macronutrients. He would have needed to take three containers plus a can of green beans and a container of rice. It just wouldn't all fit in the lunch box. The strap is a little tight for a grown man, but I think would work great for a child. Bob also suggests that the containers would be better suited for an adult or older child if they were open instead of having compartments.

I haven't gotten the luxury of trying the lunch system out, but I did get the "luxury" of washing it. The containers come clean very easily and so far I haven't noticed that lingering smell I get from my other plastic containers.

Taken from Kelly of Easy Lunch Boxes:
Supporting the waste-free lunch movement, EasyLunchboxes.com offers a reusable, superior solution at a much lower price than other companies.
Great for large families and those on a limited budget.
FDA approved. No BPA, phthalates, lead, vinyl, or PVC. Safe for dishwasher, freezer, and microwave.

The simple chic design and bright colors of our Cooler Bags can even be personalized!
We have included a sturdy grommet in the carrying handle so you can easily attach a pretty key ring, dietary restrictions warning tag, or your choice of any type of handcrafted or store bought “flair.” Examples HERE
Our Cooler Bags are made of the highest quality 300D Polyester for premium durability and toughness. Vinyl free (PVC free) & lead free, with an FDA compliant PEVA lining.

Need lunch ideas? You can get some great ideas on the Easy Lunch Box website.

If I had school age kids I would buy this lunch system for them. As a mom that *tries* to eat healthy I expect my kids to follow suit and lunches from home will be a given. I recommend this system to anyone with school age children and even those of you who don't need to take 4 meals to work with you. I would like to apologize for the lack of photos for your viewing pleasure, but it seems my camera cord has grown legs with the help of a blue eyed toddler.

So now on to the fun stuff!!!

~~~BUY IT~~~
You can visit Easy Lunch Boxes and purchase your lunch system OR you can use my referral link and help me out while helping yourself out with this great system.

~~~WIN IT~~~
One lucky Skeeberboo reader will win a lunch system in their choice of color. To enter all you have to do is leave a comment for each of the following entries. You can choose to do as many or as few as you'd like. Please remember to leave your email address in each comment and leave a separate comment for each entry. You MUST do the mandatory entry in order to be considered for the extra entries. This giveaway will run until 10:00 pm (CST) August 21, 2010.
This giveaway is offered to US & Canadian residents only. Please do not enter this giveaway if have won or received free product from
EasyLunchboxes within the past 3 months.
Mandatory Entry:
Visit Easy Lunch Boxes and leave a comment here telling me something you learned about the product and what color you'd pick if you win.-2 entries
Extra Entries:
~Follow Skeeberboo via Google Friend connect- 2 entries
~Like Skeeberboo on Facebook-1 entry
~Like Easy Lunch Boxes on Facebook-1 entry
~Follow Skeeberboo on Twitter-2 entries
~Follow Easy Lunch Boxes on Twitter-2 entries
~Grab my button and leave a link where I can find it-3 entries
~Blog about this giveaway, tell me where I can find it (make sure you link back here)-5 entries
~Tweet about this giveaway and leave a link so I can find it, make sure you include @easylunchboxes and @mama_tank in your tweet. You can do this once a day-1 entry per tweet

While I was provided with the product(s) listed above I was not compensated for my thoughts and the opinions above are my own (and Bob's).

114 comments:

Katrina said...

I love that they are dishwasher safe and I would love the aqua one!

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Melaina25 said...

I'd get the compartmentalized lunchbox and I love that it is BPA free!

ModernMom said...

I learned that they are PVC free and love the purple one:)
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ModernMom said...

2nd entry for learning they are PVC free and picking my colour:)

ModernMom said...

Following on GFC:)

ModernMom said...

2nd entry for following on GFC

ModernMom said...

I liked you on facebook and wrote on your wall!

ModernMom said...

I liked Easy Lunch boxes. They are so cool:)

ModernMom said...

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ModernMom said...

2nd entry for following you on Twitter

ModernMom said...

Following easy lunch boxes on twitter

ModernMom said...

2nd entry for following easy lunch boxes on twitter. lol Think I want to win?

Thanks for the great giveaway!

Kara said...

A good tip: Instead of an ice block, place a frozen juice box or water bottle in the lunchbag. It’ll keep the food chilled and will be thawed by lunchtime.

LOVE that tip and will definitely use that.

I would choose the purple one.

Kara said...

A good tip: Instead of an ice block, place a frozen juice box or water bottle in the lunchbag. It’ll keep the food chilled and will be thawed by lunchtime.

LOVE that tip and will definitely use that.

I would choose the purple one.

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star84vu said...

I learned that the lunch bags can be customized with Clip on decorations. Great for the kids! I would pick the Light blue

star84vu said...

I learned that the lunch bags can be customized with Clip on decorations. Great for the kids! I would pick the Light blue

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Kara said...

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Fontaine said...

I learned that they are dishwasher safe, plus the lids don't warp. LOVE that!

I'd pick blue :D

Fontaine said...

I follow you via google connect

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second entry for google connect

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i like you on FB

Fontaine said...

i like easy lunch boxes on FB

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clschaan said...

I learned they are much sturdier than the similar varieties that you can buy in the store!

I would pick the purple cooler bag!

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clschaan said...

I learned they are much sturdier than similar varieties.

Purple

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Sarah said...

I learned that even pre-school kids can easily open these! I love the aqua, but I would let my kids choose!
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Sarah said...

#2 I learned that even pre-school kids can easily open these! I love the aqua, but I would let my kids choose!
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Sarah said...

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Kara said...

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Jen said...

They are BPA free!! I would pick blue :)

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Jen said...

They are BPA free!! I would pick blue :)

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Manda said...

They are dishwasher safe!

Manda said...

I'd pick black.

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Jen said...

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Manda said...

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Cindy said...

I like the different compartments. I'm using so many ziplock bags to hold all our different food items at lunch. This would be so much better! But the ones I currently have would not fit into a lunchbag. I'd love the purple one.

Cindy said...

Second Entry post!

ChiknGirl said...

I love the purple color. I found out they are dishwasher and microwave safe.

ChiknGirl said...

I love the purple color. I found out they are dishwasher and microwave safe. (2nd entry)

star84vu said...

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Sarah said...

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Sarah said...

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Kara said...

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The Angry Jackalope said...

I learned they are BPA free! A big deal to me. I'd pick red if I won. Thanks for the great giveaway! (1)

The Angry Jackalope said...

I learned they are BPA free! A big deal to me. I'd pick red if I won. Thanks for the great giveaway! (2)

The Angry Jackalope said...

I joined you on google friend connect! (1)

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I joined you on google friend connect! (2)

The Angry Jackalope said...

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star84vu said...

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Kara said...

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Sarah said...

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