The waste-free lunch kit with something for everyone

The waste-free lunch kit with something for everyone

The day I realized how many plastic baggies I was using in my kids’ lunches each week was the day I began trying every sort of reusable container and wrap out there. Nowadays the kids take a cobbled-together assortment of reusables in their lunch bags, but the...
Silhouette portraits more 2009 than 1909

Silhouette portraits more 2009 than 1909

 My refrigerator is a time capsule of my son’s life to date, covered with school pictures that show how much he’s changed over the years. Especially the awkward ones. Unfortunately, each one is pretty much a glorified mug shot, only with a soft-focus...
Cool Mom Picks loves Psychobaby!

Cool Mom Picks loves Psychobaby!

If we just so happened to win the lottery, one of the first places we’d hit on a spending spree would probably be Psychobaby, a Chicago-based boutique that sports some of the hippest clothes, shoes, and gifts for the alternative set. We found them way back when...
Budget doesn’t have to mean brown bag

Budget doesn’t have to mean brown bag

Sure, you can pay all kinds of money for a fancy reusable lunch bag, but why would you when there’s Neela Bags. This purveyor of a variety of earth-friendly polypropylene reusables now offers their lunch tote as a $5 standalone product (edited to add: currently...