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5 kitchen items to make packing office meals easier

You tell yourself you’ll make your lunch in the morning. You wake up with no time to spare for cooking. You end up ordering in. Does this scenario sound familiar? Forgetting or not having time to pack your meals for work is a hard habit to break. Maybe you want to eat healthier or save money. Maybe you want to spend more of your lunch break relaxing instead of running around trying to find food. The best way to reach these goals is to pack your own lunch.

We’ve compiled some helpful tips and kitchen items to put you back on track. Everything below will help make packing your office meals easier.

Keep working on your goals for healthier eating and homemade packed meals. Think of these kitchen items and tips as motivation to get started on more efficient meal prep.

Cooking doesn’t have to be a dreadful chore. Make it fun by taking the stress out of the equation. Soon you’ll be in a routine of meal prepping and you’ll have a meal packed for every day of the week.

5 products for your new work break hobby
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Sometimes, you get bored with the same old routine. Things become mundane and you realize you want to add some more excitement or enrichment to your life. Taking on a new hobby is an excellent way to do exactly that. Music lovers can learn a new instrument, and those who might like to become more active or lose weight might want to dip their feet into a new fitness routine. There are countless options for new hobbies, and many of these can be done during your down time or break from work.

The products below are perfect for those who might want to try something new and introduce it to their workmates—you just might inspire them to join you!

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5 great toys and games to have on-hand at the next outdoor family office event
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Hosting summer parties where employees and their families can come enjoy a field day, cook-off, or simple outdoor barbeque is a great way to increase the bond in the workplace. This is a chance for many employees to introduce their families to their coworkers and celebrate family fun with others. Since it's not uncommon to bring their kiddos to these fun office get-togethers, it can be a good idea to have some thrilling kids toys on-hand to keep children occupied. So, here are five great kids toys to bring to the next outdoor office event to increase the fun for everyone involved.

Outdoor family office events are a great way to strengthen the bond of your employees while also providing a fun weekend activity for everyone to enjoy. So during your next office cook-off, barbeque, or tailgate session, try bringing some of these fun toys and games to help appeal to family members of all ages.

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5 gifts for the aspiring saxophonist in your office
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If you have a coworker that is thinking about picking up the saxophone, there’s no better way to show you care than by helping them get started on a new musical hobby. With instruments widely available online, choosing a saxophone or related gift to get them started is easy and simple. Encourage the aspiring saxophonist in your office with a thoughtfully curated gift: they’re sure to appreciate it. 

Musical instruments are known for stimulating the right side of the brain, meaning you can support your coworker in more ways than one by supporting their musical aspirations. Do your research on instruments and ask your coworkers questions: it'll help you come to the right gift.

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