Back to School is here! Here are some great items to help you get ready!


Flexible, strong and durable, Dabbawalla Lunch Bags are perfect for young children heading off to school! All lunch bags feature a sturdy handle and two interior mesh pockets, and are roomy enough to fit lunch, a water bottle and snacks. Each insulated bag is made from sustainable material that is degradable, recyclable and 100% toxic-free, lead-free, BPA-free, and no phthalates or PVC. Moms love that the bags are machine washable, too! Available in a multitude of cheerful, fun designs. www.dabbawallabags.com/collections/lunch-bags.

Nalgene makes a wide range of BPA free reusable water bottles and containers to suit your personal preferences, needs and lifestyle. Perfect for back to school these bottles are virtually indestructible. All Nalgene bottles are made in the USA and are durable and leakproof. They go straight to the dishwasher! If for any reason they leak or break they carry a lifetime guarantee. Available on Nalgene.com. Amazon.com and other national retailers vary with a large selection of sizes, colors and kid friendly designs. 

Infused with natural botanicals and the eucalyptus essential oils, Elyptol won’t leave your hands dry, cracked and chapped after use. These innovative products kill germs and moisturize your hands all in one!  Killing 99.99% of germs, Elyptol carries a variety of products including hand sanitizing gels, wipes, and sprays. Great for moms, back to school, cold & flu season and the gym, their 2 oz. sizes fit perfectly into your carry on bag, backpack or purse!  Choose the sanitizer that’s safe for you and the environment! For more information visit www.elyptol.com.

While many products on the market targeting teens and preteens focus on chemically harsh acne washes, creams, and astringents, Skinbuzz’s skincare product line is cruelty-free and made from safe, sustainably harvested, non-GMO ingredients. It includes organic mineral SPF 30 sunscreen, a charcoal mask to deep clean and exfoliate and an entire facial kit with a cleanser, toner, moisturizer, and mask. Perfect for travel, sleep-overs or an at-home spa day with friends! Youthful skin is delicate,sensitive and acne-prone which means pore-clogging ingredients are a no-no. Skinbuzz products are gentle, healing and truly organic. Learn more at www. skinbuzz.com.

For most parents, back to school means getting back into the packed lunch routine, struggling to find creative ideas to prepare a healthy lunch that kids actually want to eat. Lunch Squares Lunch Kit contains 3 collapsible silicone lunch boxes, and comes with stickers and a washable marker so kids can customize their lunch box and let it stand out in a sea of boring containers. Not only does silicone offer a smart and healthy alternative to plastic, it also allows these lunch boxes to go in the oven to bake individual portions of kids’ favorite meals. Quite the upgrade from the usual sandwich! Lunch Squares Lunch Kit also comes with nutritionist approved kid-friendly recipes to help parents find inspiration for balanced lunches and seasonal snacks to make with their kids to combine fun with functional. For more information check out www.thisthatlunch.com.

Unfortunately, the laundry won’t do itself and back to school means more laundry with uniforms to clean! The CleverMade Laundry Caddy is a pop up laundry hamper and laundry basket in one.  It can hold up to 2 loads of laundry up to 55lbs. When not in use, simply fold and stow, the super-compact Laundry Caddy folds down to 2”. This multipurpose XXL tote is perfect for more than just laundry: moving, beach, weekend trips to name a few. Available at www.clevermade.com.