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21 Things That Just Might Convince You To Start Packing A Lunch For Work

Save money this year by bringing your food to work!

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2. An insulated lunch box with two compartments, so you can keep all your snacks fresh until lunch.

Promising review: "I am very glad I chose to get this lunchbox. The size is perfect and the overall quality is great. The lining in it is thicker than most and does a great job keeping my food cool with an ice pack. Zipper and straps have all held up well. It looks modern and professional. Overall this lunch box is perfect for my uses and would highly recommend." —Jake

Get it from Amazon (available in four colors) or Walmart for $19.99+.


4. A Thermos that will keep food warm and comes with its own folding spoon so you have zero work to do.

Promising review: "This has been my favorite of all the hot lunch travel containers. It has kept foods warm for nine hours so far, with the best results being soups and other mainly liquid-based items. My husband and I have both been using these containers most weekdays for the last three months and have had no issues. We both live and work in the city and rely on public transportation to get around, so our bags get tossed around and smushed, but absolutely no leaks thus far." —A.E. Babbs

Get it from Amazon (available in six colors) for $18.29+ or Jet for $23.78 (available in black).

5. A portable cutlery set that will keep your utensils clean until lunch, and mess-free to take home.

If you're looking for a way to cut down on using disposable silverware, these are just the ticket.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99. Available in three colors.


14. A tumbler that will keep your morning smoothies nice and cold so you can enjoy them at work.

Promising review: "The tumblers have a nice coating on them so they don’t slip when you hold them. They keep the coffee hot for as long as it takes me to drink it — sometimes it takes a couple hours for me to get my cup of coffee down on busy mornings. No more having to reheat and reheat in the microwave! Looking forward to summertime and iced tea with these tumblers." —Scottie

Get it on Amazon for $15.95+. Available in two sizes and five colors.


Reviews in this post have been edited for length and/or clarity.