- Featuring Glass Bottle with Straw Cap - August 17, 2015

August 17, 2015

LivingHealthy is making your life a whole lot easier by giving you a rundown of our 13 favorite products. Whether you’re a fierce fashionista looking for a chic bottle to toss in your Chanel bag; a world traveler trekking through underdeveloped countries; a devoted hiker, bike rider or outdoor enthusiast; or a total techie always on the lookout for the must-have gadget of the moment, there is a water bottle out there for you...

For the environmentalist: Lifefactory Glass Bottles

What it’s best for: Originally started as a safe and healthy baby bottle company in 2007, Lifefactory now offers beverage and wine glasses, food storage containers and their very popular water bottles.Available with a flip cap, classic cap or straw cap in a variety of sizes, all of their products are made out of recyclable glass, medical-grade silicone and phthalate-free polypropylene caps. All materials are BPA/PHS-free and dishwasher safe.

Read Full Post - Featuring 9 oz Glass Bottle with Flat Cap - August 13, 2015

August 13, 2015

The second installation in my “back-to-school bootcamp” hones in on lunch box gear.  I can’t overstate how much easier it is to pull together school lunches when you’ve got your meal packing essentials stocked, organized, and in good working order.  Having written an entire book devoted to the subject of school lunch, I have road tested more than my fair share of hardware. Today, I round up some of my favorites to pass along to you. Many of these items don’t come cheap, but in my experience, it pays to invest in sturdy equipment that will last for the long haul...

Lifefactory — My personal favorite, these glass water bottles are encased in protective silicone, which means the water tastes great. I’ve never had a problem with breakage, but it’s something to consider for littler ones who might be a little clumsier with their lunch gear.

Read Full Post - Featuring Lifefactory Glass Bottles - August 3, 2015

August 3, 2015

Sure, water is good for you, but water in plastic bottles can be bad for your wallet and bad for the environment. A daily bottled water habit can easily cost one person a few hundred dollars per year. Instead, invest in a high-quality reusable bottle -- I like glass ones from Lifefactory -- and fill it with filtered water. In just one year, that investment will help you recoup, on average, about $240. Cheers to the ecological savings!

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