Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Penguins Penguins everywhere

Have you ever been to Living Coasts in Torquay?  If you or your kids love penguins its a great day out for the summer holidays.  Having been there recently it inspired us here at lunchbox towers to come up with our own penguin lunchbox design:

Like all our animal lunchboxes the lunchboxesetc penguin lunchbox is available in 6 colours: Red, green, sky blue, navy blue, yellow and pink.  Perfect if your little one is a Little Feet fan as well!

Monday, August 12, 2013

Yes but its still the charity shield really isn't it?

Well done David Moyes and team on winning the Community Shield yesterday.  Its a long journey down the M6 and M1 from the North West to Wembley so I hope all the fans had their packed lunches with them.  And if they did, which design of personalised lunchbox would we recommend?  Why the football lunchbox of course!

Here shown in red in tribute to the Man U team.  With free personalisation you can add your name or that of your favourite team so everyone can see who you support.  New for this year you can add a personalised football kit bag - perfect for carrying your PE kit to school so you never lose it in the cloakroom again!

things to do in the summer holidays (part1)

It felt like it was all of about 10 minutes after we got back home from our summer hols before boys1&2 were moaning about what they could do next, and they haven't really stopped since.....So I've been putting some effort into thinking up new things for them to do other than sitting in front of the TV.  So far we 've been to every park within 10 miles, climbed Tors, been to see Dartmoor standing stones rows, been to Lydford Gorge, and done 2 lovely bike rides but on days like today when the weather is not great we need something a little different. So thank god for airfix kits - I can sit between the tow boys whilst they both have a go at making these iconic boys toys.  This morning we had a Spitfire and a Messerschmitt done in about 30 minutes (followed by 2 hours of dogfighting in the garden).  In tribute to "the few" Lunchboxesetc produce this fantastic spitfire lunchbox:

 available in 6 colours and which is not only great for a packed lunch but is perfect for keeping your model making kit together in one safe place.

the fine art of lunch....

A long time ago in a far away galaxy (well alright, it was France) a slightly mad painter cut of his ear.  Who knows what drove van gogh to such deeds but I'm almost sure that it wasn't the fact that he could not buy a lunch box with his one of his paintings on it!  Anyway just on the off chance that it was we have decided to right that terrible wrong with our range of van gogh lunchboxes!

 So Vincent - no need to worry about how to carry your packed lunch on those long absinthe fuelled walks!  And, don't fee left out Paul Cezanne, we've got a bunch of your best pictures on lunchboxes too:

Currently only available from lunchboxesetc these lunchboxes really do give an insight into the art of lunch!

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Lunchboxesetc sandwich of the month competition

This month sees the first of the lunchboxesetc sandwich of the month competitions. The winning entry (judged by me after tasting my favourite three entries) will win a free personalised lunchbox from the exclusive range available only on lunchboxesetc.co.uk

Why not enter either via our Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/lunchboxesetc.co.uk) or via twitter @lunchboxesetc or on our own competition entry page:


Saturday, August 10, 2013

The forgotten lunchbox

Here at Lunchbox towers we love to talk about our personalised lunchboxes, but it occurs to me that our classic plain plastic lunchboxes don't get much of the limelight even though they are one of our best sellers and still hugely popular after all these years.  Available in Blue, Red, Pink, Green, Yellow and Black they can be left plain, covered with stickers or even painted!

Pet lunchboxes - a new trend?

Obviously the Back To School period is a busy time for us here at lunchbox towers but in amongst all the orders for lunchboxes we're noticing what we think is a new trend for pet lunchboxes: Not lunchboxes for pets you understand, but a lunchboxesetc photo lunchbox personalised with a picture of the family pet. 

I have to say some of your pets out there are extremely cute!  And what better way to send your child to school with a little reminder of home than to give them a lunchbox with their favourite animal on the front?

Of course, if you don't have a pet, or want something a little wilder why not grab a lunchboxesetc animal lunchbox like this fierce Lion:

Thursday, August 8, 2013

A little lunchbox teaser

Here at http://www.lunchboxesetc.co.uk we love to hear about people putting our lunchboxes to unusual uses and we've just found out about a real beauty! We're hoping to publish more details very shortly but believe us - its like nothing you've ever seen or heard before!

Monday, August 5, 2013

Lunch at the nation army museum

It's the last day of our grand summer progress around the country. So far we've taken in Bristol, north Wales and the capital. Today, after a first tube ride for boy3 we visited the excellent national army museum in Chelsea.

Boys 1 and 2 were made up with the opportunity to buy real bullets in the gift shop, while the kids zone soft play was a hit with the youngest.

In tribute to those who served our packed lunch was carried in the lunchboxesetc camouflage lunchbox:


Which can be personalised with any name or message!

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

New product added - Racing Car Lunchbox Now Available ONLY From Lunchboxesetc

Here at Lunchboxesetc.co.uk we love a good formula one race and were delighted when Lewis Hamilton won in Hungary this weekend. So much so that it inspired us to produce a new racing car personalised lunchbox just in time for the Back to School 2013 season:

A new owly lunchbox just added to lunchboxesetc.co.uk

We love our personalised lunchboxes here! And wise old things that we are we've just added a new owl lunchbox design:

It might just be the perfect back to school lunchbox!  The lunchbox is made in the UK from food safe hard plastic and then personalised with your choice of name or message.

Don't forget you can also have the chance to win one of our personalised lunchboxes by entering our sandwich of the month competition.

The lunchboxesetc sandwich of the month competition

We are delighted to announce our new monthly competition giving you the chance to win one of our unique personalised lunchboxes.

www.lunchboxesetc.co.uk invites entries into our sandwich of the month competition. Send us the recipe for your favourite sandwich and you could be the lucky monthly winner of a personalised lunchbox. We will make the sandwich suggested by the winner and post the results on our blog!

You can enter the competition via our website http://www.lunchboxesetc.co.uk/sandwich-of-the-month-competition/ visit our Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/lunchboxesetc) or send us a tweet (@lunchboxesetc). Each month we'll choose our favourite recipe from the entries received.

Here's a reminder of the kind of lunchbox you could win:

(with apologies to my nieces and nephews who posed for the photo we used). 

Thursday, July 18, 2013

cupcake lunchbox now available ONLY from Lunchboxesetc.co.uk

We've just introduced another new personalised lunchbox design - the cupcake lunchbox:

I think in production the cupcake will be slightly larger and slightly lower on the box but this gives you a good idea of how lovely it looks!   As with all our personalised lunchboxes, the cupcake lunchbox is made in the UK from food safe, recyclable plastic and comes in a choice of 6 colours for the bargain price of £12.99 plus VAT.

Don't forget that lunchboxesetc.co.uk now also produce personalised PE bags personalised to match our lunchboxes.  These cotton drawstring bags are the perfect size for carrying PE kit to school and will really stand out in the cloakroom!  Here, for example is the new cupcake PE bag:

pink cupcake PE bag

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

red lunchboxes are back in stock!

Here at lunchboxesetc.co.uk we've had a bit of a run on plastic red lunchboxes recently leading to some stock shortages over the last two weeks.  But I'm glad to say that we had a lovely big delivery yesterday and red lunchboxes are back in stock!

Now is the perfect time to order a personalised lunchbox in plenty of time for the back to school rush in September, why not add one of our new personalised P.E. bags at the same time so that neither your lunch or your PE kit ever goes missing in the cloakroom again.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

prehistoric lunchboxes from lunchboxesetc

I'm not sure whether cavemen had plastic lunchboxes for when they went hunting but if they did I'm sure them would have loved our personalised dinosaur lunchbox 
We could of course add their name (UGG?) so they wouldn't lose their lunchbox amongst the others in the cave!  Anyway, enough of that nonsense, suffice to say our dinosaur lunchboxes are perfect for your little cavemen!!

New P.E kit bag designs now available...

We've just added a few brand new designs of personalised P.E bags to our selection at lunchboxesetc.co.uk.  These 100% cotton drawstring bags are perfect for carrying to school P.E kits, Forest Schools clothes, sports kits of all types.  Easy to hang on cloakroom hooks and easy to spot in amongst the chaos of a cloakroom!

Each bag measures approx. 38cmx43cm so they are plenty big enough for most occasions. £9.99 plus P&P.

Please allow 10 working days for delivery due to the personalisation process.

Photo lunchbox - upload your own design!

Our perennial best seller is the photo lunchbox

(I had some fun at the expense of my nephews and nieces when producing the photo above).  You can upload any image to the website when ordering and we will print it on one of our hard-wearing lunchboxes for you. 

We've produced all kinds of photo lunchboxes for all kinds of customers, from large companies wanting promotional lunchboxes, to clubs and groups, and even people who actually want a lunchbox.  Take a quick look at the technical advice regarding the size and shape of the images that work best for printing but basically we can use pretty much any image that you want to provide.

Like all our personalised lunchboxes, our photo lunchbox costs £12.99 plus P&P and you should allow up to 10 working days for production and delivery.

All our lunchboxes are made in the UK from food grade plastic.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Camouflage lunchbox

Another new design of personalised lunchbox for the back to school 2013 is our camouflage lunchbox:

We loved this design so much we've created a couple of colour variations:

This picture gives you a good example of our pearlised pink lunchbox which can be personalised with this camouflage design or indeed any of our other personalised lunchbox designs.

Our personalised lunchboxes measure approximately 23x18x10 cm and are manufactured in the UK from food grade plastic.  They cost £12.99 plus P&P and you should allow 10 working days for production and delivery.

Back to School 2013 lunchboxes

I know, I know its only 10 July but here at lunchboxesetc.co.uk we like to start the back to school season early. Summer is our busiest time of year as parents around the world gear up for the start of the new school year and lunchboxes are a key accessory this year as every year!

We are gearing up for a record year - we have more designs of personalised lunchboxes than ever before and we'll highlight a few of our new favourites over the next few days.  We've also added a new line of personalised PE bags which are brand new for this year and are perfect for carrying PE kits to school and hanging in the cloakroom.

So to start off lets take a look at a new design of lunchbox that is proving very popular this week - our marshmellow lunchbox:

All our personalised lunchboxes are £12.99 plus P&P and you need to allow about 10 working days for delivery as we need a few days to complete the specialised printing process.  All designs can be ordered on Pink, Red, Green, Navy Blue, Sky Blue and Yellow.

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Squiddles lunchtop lunchboxes - mystery solved

This may be an unfair generalisation but here in the UK we are not that familar with Squiddles.  Indeed the only reason I have ever heard of them is because we are getting increasingly frequent requests from customers in the US to produce a "Squiddles Lunchtop" lunchbox. So some research was required to find out why we are getting orders for the same photo lunchbox from all over the States.... and I found the Squiddles!  Also, rather wonderfully, I found a tumblr post featuring one of our very own lunchboxes!

So it appears that people are using this image and uploading it to the http://www.lunchboxesetc.co.uk site to order one of our photo lunchboxes  COOL! 

We'd love to hear from Squiddles fans about what you are using them for!

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

you've seen the lunchboxes, now for the etc...

We've just introduced a range of cotton PE bags to compliment our existing range of traditional lunchboxes.  These 100% cotton drawstring bags are perfect for hanging on a cloak room peg and measure a roomy 38cm x 43cm - big enough for bulky clothes and shoes.

And just as with our fantastic plastic lunchboxes you can choose to order a plain kit bag or have it personalised with one of our designs or your own photo or graphic image. So, just for example you could order the dinosaur kit bag above, to go with a dinosaur personalised lunchbox:

There are lots of designs to choose from and I'll be adding more PE bags in the next few days - and remember these are only available from lunchboxesetc.co.uk

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

new personalised lunchbox design from lunchboxesetc is sweet!

January is the time for healthy eating, diets and detox, but that doesn't mean you can't indulge your sweet tooth on the outside of your lunchbox whilst ensuring you have a healthy packed lunch inside it!

+lunchboxesetc introduces our new Marshmallow personalised lunchbox design especially for those with a a soft spot for those delicious soft chewy sweets!