Back to the Lunch Box A-Z and we're up to the letter I. Maybe it's the chilly weather, Jack Frost nipping at our toes, but the letter I makes us immediately think of igloos.
So the ice essentials, the ice packs. Don't forget even in school or at the office, it's handy (and safer for your lunch) to keep an ice pack
in the lunch box. Buildings can get deceptively hot, and it's not ideal to store your lunch at room temperature for hours on end...
At the kids' school, all the lunch boxes used to be stacked up on those trolleys and then left in full sunshine... OK at this time of year, maybe the sun is not so hot, but still... It's worth thinking about. Even if you put an ice cold carton of drink in, or freeze it over night, it'll have thawed by lunch time, and you'll know it's done its job at keeping the lunch cool too.
For more handy lunch box tips, check out our Hints and Tips section
Now the fun bit!
Insanewiches! Have you heard about them?
We stumbled across them a couple of weeks back. Insanewiches
is a blog full of insane things you can do with a sandwich. One of our favourites are the dominoes...
But he's done the tough cookie too, and the great thing is, you can go and vote on your favourite insanewiches too! He's even published a book about it! We're hoping to receive a copy soon and share some more insane ideas with you!
So what insane ideas can you come up with for a sandwich?
Here are a few ideas to get you going in our recipe section
, but I'm sure you can come up with something quite insane.
If you're feeling bold, why not pop it on our facebook page
... We'd love to see what you come up with!
The Lunchbox World Team x
PS Yes, we've jumped on the next month for NaBloPoMo, which means we're going to be blogging each day in December too, bringing you lots of festive fun!
In case you missed the Lunch Box A-Z list so far:
Lunch Box A-Z - A for Angry
Lunch Box A-Z - B for Bottles and
Lunch Box A-Z - C for
Lunch Box A-Z - D for Dart Frog,
Dinosaurs and Deer
Lunch Box A-Z - E for
Lunch Box A-Z - F for Fish, Frogs and
Lunch Box A-Z - G for Gorgeous Green Gadgets
Lunch Box A-Z - H for Hippie Hearts