Friday, August 27, 2010

Insulated Bento Sleeves in New Patterns Make Great Lunch Box Accessories

Just in time for fall, we are now offering insulated bento sleeves in two new exciting patterns – Daisy and Plaid!

Designed to carry the Laptop Lunch Bento Set 2.0, these insulated bento sleeves hold ice packs in place to keep food cold and fresh. They also help to protect against spills while transporting your bento lunch set to school or work.

The insulated bento sleeves are made with water resistant, 100% post-consumer recycled fabric and printed with soy ink, so these bento lunch box accessories are a smart and eco-friendly way to make lunchtime a little more colorful! The sleek, compact design appeals to kids and teens, and is also perfect for adults who are looking for a convenient way to transport their lunches to the office.

Introducing the Bento Sleeve 2.0 in New Daisy and Plaid Patterns

The Laptop Lunch insulated bento sleeves now come in fun patterns that make it easy to display your personal sense of style with providing a practical way to transport your bento set.

The Daisy Insulated Bento Sleeve features pink, yellow, and blue flowers splashed onto a black background. Add some flower power to your lunch with this cheerful pattern that is sure to brighten up lunchtime!

The Plaid Insulated Bento Sleeve features a white and red tire tread plaid pattern on a black background, and makes a sophisticated statement in the cafeteria or any place you are able to enjoy your Laptop Lunch.

Stay Cool for Back to School with Insulated Bento Sleeves

Packing your Laptop Lunch bento set in an insulated sleeve is a great way to keep fruit and veggies crisp and dip and dressing chilled until lunchtime. Keeping your lunch cool will help to make food more appealing and cut down on the amount of food that is thrown away when lunchtime is over. This fall, stay cool for back to school (or work) with the new Laptop Lunches insulated bento sleeves – Available Now!

Order your insulated bento sleeve today at:

Thursday, August 26, 2010

How to Make a Bento Box

Looking for some lunch box inspiration this back to school season? Check out this very informative video. Love it!

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

New from Laptop Lunches: The Casual Lunch Date!

We've just added our brand new Casual Lunch Date to our Web store at Even though our official launch date is several weeks out, we thought we'd give our blog followers a sneak preview and an opportunity to order online before the mad rush begins.

Hot off the press, they're ideal for taking lunch to work or school. We hope you're as excited about them as we are!


* Black bento bag with avocado interior. Made with 100% post-consumer recycled fabric.
* Laptop Lunch bento box in black and avocado. Contains 10% recycled content.
* Insulated bento sleeve. Made with 100% post-consumer recycled fabric.
* The Laptop Lunch User's Guide

Be sure to check them out when you have a free moment, and please let us know what you think!

Amy and Tammy

P.S. Don't forget to vote DAILY (through Sept 14) for Laptop Lunches in the Best Lunchbox category at It takes less than 30 seconds at!

We truly appreciate your support!

Friday, August 13, 2010

Summer Grab N Go

This Week's Photo


* Fresh Papaya
* Steamed Corn-on-the-Cob
* Trail Mix
* Steamed Soy Beans (Edamame)

Preparation Notes

Nothing says "summer" like corn on the cob! Pack your dinner leftovers, or steam it fresh in the morning. Add some juicy fruits and vegetables for a refreshing lunch on a hot summer day.

Cut up the papaya. (Sprinkle with a bit of lime juice if desirable.)

Steam the corn and cut in half.

Add a scoop of trail mix.

Steam the edamame and salt lightly to taste.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Best Kids Lunch Box Award Nominee, Vote Now for Laptop Lunches!

Please help us win! We’ve been nominated for a Parenting Award in the Best Kids’ Lunch Box Category.

See Below for Voting Directions

As you probably already know, Laptop Lunches kids’ bento lunch box systems are a smart way to pack healthy, balanced school lunches for your children and reduce lunch waste. And we’ve got some great news to share - we’ve been nominated for a 2010 SheKnows Parenting Award in the Best Kids’ Lunch Box category!

The website is committed to giving its readers all of the information they need to make informed decisions in their everyday lives. All nominees for the 2010 SheKnows Parenting Awards were reviewed by the members of the SheKnows team and handpicked for each category. We are very honored to be among those selected!

The winners for the SheKnows Parenting Awards are chosen through an online voting process, so we’re reaching out to our fans, supporters, and satisfied customers to ask everyone to get involved. Please make us your pick for the SheKnows Parenting Awards Best Kids’ Lunch Box!

Best Kids’ Lunch Box - Vote Laptop Lunches

To vote Laptop Lunches for the Best Kids’ Lunch Box award, visit If you haven’t voted before, sign up with an email address and password. There is no validation required.

Click the sign up button, and follow these simple steps:
  1. Click on the Food Category on the left..
  2. Scroll down to Best Kids’ Lunch boxes.
  3. Click on the Laptop Lunches image.
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the page.
  5. Click Submit Your Vote.
Voting takes less than 30 seconds (seriously!) and you can vote once a day up until September 15, so don’t forget to vote daily for Laptop Lunches for Best Kids’ Lunch Box! Winners will be announced in October.

If You Vote for Us, We Want to Know About it!

Let us know you voted by Tweeting about our nomination or ReTweeting one of SheKnows nomination posts, using the #Vote4LaptopLunches hashtag! (We will become a follower of all those who use the hashtag to help spread the word about our nomination.)

Thank you for your support!

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Laptop Lunches Video

Thanks, Danielle, for this wonderfully authentic video from! We love it and look forward to seeing some of your photos too!

Oh, and congrats on your new job and for being the envy of the lunch room!

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Two New Bento Sleeves from Laptop Lunches!

We've just added two new bento sleeves to our Web store at

Designed to keep food cold, these bento sleeves are great for carrying your Laptop Lunches Bento Set in your backpack, brief case, or travel bag--and they're made with 100% post-consumer recycled fabric, printed with soy ink!

Check them out and let us know what you think!

Friday, August 6, 2010

Klean Kanteen Drink Bottles Pair Nicely with Laptop Lunches Bento Lunchboxes

We're pleased to announce the addition of Klean Kanteen brand reusable drink bottles at

Please check them out when you have a moment! We've got five color options that pair nicely with our new bento kits.

We're very excited about this new addition!

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Summer Fiesta

This Week's Photo


* Baked Tortilla Chips
* Mild Tomato Salsa
* Sliced Sausages
* Fresh Raspberries
* Yellow Bell Pepper Strips

Preparation Notes

When you're in a rush, this festive lunch can't be beat. We adore these Tofurky brand sun-dried tomato and basil sausages, especially when paired with tortilla chips and salsa! Yum!

Pack a handful of chips.

Spoon your favorite salsa into the small dip container.

Slice and saute the sausages in a small amount of olive oil.

Add some raspberries, which are plentiful this time of year.

Slice the yellow bell pepper for added nutrients and summer color.