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28 Sep, 2009

Not a spinoff, just a different place to put down the words

Posted by andrea tomkins in: technical stuff


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  • Nancy Jenningsn: Nice travel commentaries -thank you! Where do you get that Glenora ferry?
  • Tricia: The TO GO lunch container looks great. Or any nesting containers.
  • Alecia O'Beien: Union Jack lunch bag!! Love it for me ????
  • catherine: We could definitely use some more Lunchskins!
  • Jan ODonnell: Loved the Bentology divided boxes combo but stainless steel thermoses are a must have too for hot lunch options.
  • Kate S: As our kids start to pack their own lunches containers are key. Stainless steel - especially the trio look great as well as one of the several Insula
  • Sasha: If I'm being practical, I have to say my kindergarteners could use the mini stainless steel snack containers or the smaller sized U Konserve thermoses

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