Block Party Giveaway: Mama Goes Green – LunchBots and LunchSkins

Welcome to the Simple Living Media Summer Block Party! We’ve got 20 giveaways across the entire network this week to give you plenty of chances to win!

This giveaway is now closed.  The Winner will be announced on July 4th!  Thanks to everyone who entered.

We are celebrating this sizzling season with some hot giveaways! Our friend and virtual neighbor Mama Goes Green is kicking off the block party by giving Simple Kids readers a chance to win a wonderful gift package.

If you’ve been reading Simple Kids for a while then you know that we are big fans of eco-friendly lunch containers. My family has been using LunchBots stainless steel reusable containers and Lunchskins reusable bags as an alternative to plastic.

These containers have been traveling with us on family outings, long car trips, and, of course, in our lunchboxes.

I appreciate that they are dishwasher safe (top rack), are healthier than using plastic containers for food storage, and that I don’t have to spend money buying plastic baggies or lunch containers.

They are stylish, with a simple design that appeals to grown-ups as well as kids. The lids of the LunchBots are bright and colorful with a non-VOC finish. The lids fit tightly on the containers, too (though I wouldn’t use them for liquid storage).

The Lunch Skins are made from a German fabric that is certified as food safe in the US and Europe.  They are hand-sewn, well made, durable and bpa, lead, and phthalate free.  I may never buy plastic baggies again!

The Giveaway

Our generous sponsor Mama Goes Green is  giving away a HUGE lunch package of eco-friendly containers!  One lucky Simple Kids reader is going to win:

  • 1 Lunch Skins reusable cloth sandwich bag
  • 1 Lunch Skins reusable cloth snack bag
  • 1 LunchBots stainless steel Pico container 5.5″ x 4″ x 1.5″  with 2 compartments
  • 1 LunchBots stainless steel Uno container6.25″ x 4″ x 1.75″  with 1 compartment
  • 1 LunchBots stainless steel Duo container 6.25″ x 4.5″ x 1.75″ with 2 compartments
  • 1 LunchBots stainless steel Eco container 7″ x 5.5″ x 2″with 1 compartment

How to Win

Everyone has three chances to win. Choose one or all three!

1. Comment on this post, and answer this question: Join in the block party!  Share with Simple Kids readers your child’s favorite lunch item and how you would use this eco-friendly lunch container gift package.

2. Follow @SimpleKids and @MamaGoesGreen on Twitter and tweet about the giveaway. Be sure to come back and leave a separate comment with the link to your tweet.

3. Subscribe to Simple Kids by email or in your feed reader. Leave a separate comment letting me know you’re subscribed.

This giveaway will end at 11:59 pm EST on June 30, 2010 and is open to commenters 18 years or older. We’ll use to choose winners on July 4th! I hope you win! Giveaway now closed.  Thank you!

About Kara

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  1. My son LOVES hot dogs, cold or hot. He also likes to eat sliced cheese and salami. These would be wonderful to take on picnics!
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  2. I’m already subscribed to Simple Kids email list.
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  3. tracy smith says:

    I am a follower of your site!

  4. Nicole-Lynn says:

    Great giveaway! If I won this, I would take my lunch to work more often. My fiance and I are saving for our wedding and buying our first place this summer so taking our lunches to work to save extra money would be great.

  5. tracy smith says:

    And… my child’s favorite lunch item is trader joes everything pretzels, which would go great in the lunchskins! Theses would be a great addition to our eco efforts for lunch.

  6. domestic diva says:

    These would be great for when we’re on the go (like at the park or lake).

  7. I love these lunchbots! My favorite lunch item for my daughter is the lunchmat I made her with bright pink fabric outside and a muslin interior. This giveaway set would pair very well with our existing lunch equipment! Thank you.

  8. I am subscribed via email.
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  9. Sharon M. says:

    My kid is obsessed with Mac N Cheese, I think it would work great in the lunch box. And ofcourse PB&J sandwiches for the bags. Those are so awesome. I totally want one.

  10. Nichole says:

    No kids…yet. 🙂 Getting married soon and that’s next. My nanny kids currently love honey dew melon.

  11. Nichole says:

    I subscribe.

  12. oh the ways these could be utilized! picnics, road trips, lunches, backyard, camping…

  13. I take my lunch to work and they would be very handy! In addition to backing my boys lunches!

  14. I subscribe!
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  15. These look so cool! Perfect for my to-be first grader.

  16. cindybelle says:

    taco meat for the youngest in the boxes….
    turkey sandwiches with “PLAIN, BORING bread mom” in the bags!

  17. My kiddos love PBJ’s. These would be great for lunch outings at the park!
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  18. Vanessa says:

    I subscribed. These look great. I have 3 kids and this would be great for our family!!

  19. ooohhhh… I can think of so many things… roll ups, ham sandwiches, carrot sticks and hummus…. this kit would make my kids the envy of the lunchroom. Thanks for the chance to win.

  20. I am a subscriber 🙂

  21. My daughter loves peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. I would love to have these for lunches for my older three children when they return to school in the fall!

  22. Jennifer says:

    Blueberries and yogurt (not together – she likes to dip) with a cheese sandwich is my tiny’s favorte lunch. It looks like the Pico would be perfect for the “bluebies” (her word) and yogurt and the sandwich bag for the sandwich. Oh I hope I win! I was just telling my hubby that I wanted to eliminate all ziplocks from our life (we use them like they’re going out of style now). Good luck everyone!

  23. Any kind of fruit is a favorite, combined with cheese and he’s in heaven. I would love to start getting rid of the plastics from all our lunches.

  24. Melissa says:

    My little ones head out into the world via our local Montessori preschool next week…sniffle, sniffle…but it would be great to send their lunch in style with these great containers!

  25. I would love to win this prize! I’m really excited about the reusable sandwich bag & snack bag. I use plastic baggies a lot because they are so convenient, but would LOVE a more green alternative! I would use them for my son’s PBJ’s and Annie’s cheddar bunny crackers that he so frequently eats. Also, I’ve been trying to phase out our old plastic storage containers for BPA free ones, so this would be awesome! Thanks!

  26. The favorite for right now is pasta and meatballs! It would be a great container to take to the park and stay for lunch after playtime.
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  27. My son loves any kind of cut up fruit. This would be great for picnic lunches!

  28. I have subscribed via feed reader

  29. I’m an email subscriber.

  30. I am now an email subscriber! Woohoo!

  31. Christine S says:

    I’m currently carrying our first child, but this would get a lot of use from my husband, who travels a lot for work. I love the idea of the reusable baggies!

  32. My son loves peanut butter and honey, while my daughter likes cold cuts. We use sandwich wraps, but I think it would be great to have hard sided containers. I also use fabric baggies, but crackers can go stale in them. These baggies sound better!
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  33. I am a subscriber.
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  34. Those look so neat and would be so handy!

  35. My kids love PB&J! and my husband takes leftovers to work often. This would be a great prize to win!
    Thanks so much!

  36. Woo hoo! With my three boys starting school this year, it would give me a head start on buying supplies 🙂

  37. I’m at email subscriber.

  38. Oh BOY! I’m loving these eco friendly lunch ideas. I especially like the bags. My little one loves blueberries at the moment, so I think the lunchbots would work great. Thanks, L.

  39. I’m an email subscriber!

  40. MaryBeth Loewen says:

    My 18 month old sons favorite lunch items is cheese! in cubes, sandwiches, sticks, melted in a tortilla, anyway possible to enjoy cheese! I would use these lunch containers for our frequent lunches on the go.

  41. MaryBeth Loewen says:

    I’m subscribed in google feed reader.

  42. My daughter’s favorite lunch item is a half a PB&J – and it always gets smashed in a baggie! I think the steel container would be great for it – and I can put her crackers or carrots into the fabric baggie. What a great idea!

  43. My kids love pb&j. These would be great for a picnic at the park or to take our lunches to the pool.

  44. I would love to win this prize. Thanks for the chance.

  45. Trish White says:

    Now that summer is finally here – my girls are loving all the fruit. The containers would be perfect for a fruit salad!

    And I just love those bags!

    I also subscribe to your emails/newsletters.


  46. PB&J sandwiches! I would use this gift package to help me stop using plastic items and the waste that goes with them.

  47. My kiddo loves basically anything squished between bread – jam, butter, spreads, cheeses, meats – the works! Simple combos, but she loves her “sanches” (sandwiches!)

  48. I am subscribed by email 🙂

  49. I tweeted this giveaway!