Pink Birds Toddler Backpack

It's always right about now that kids' backpacks bite the dust. After several months of abuse, they end up dirty, full of holes, or worse, cursed with broken zippers. So replace the latest casualty with the cutest backpack ever: the Pink Birds Toddler Backpack ($65),... [More]

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Better Single than Sorry : A No-Regrets Guide to Loving Yourself and Never Settling

Your Valentine's Day plans aren't exactly coming together. And there's really no chance in hell your OkCupid inbox is going to produce solid gold by that time. Who cares? You are your own person and can do whatever the hell you please the night of... [More]

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Black+Blum Thermo-Pot

With a million and one recipes for slow-cooker soups floating around the blogosphere, our winter lunches have been hearty, slurpy leftovers. Yum. We can zap a frozen portion in the morning, pour it into our Thermo-Pot ($42), and have it warm and comforting by lunchtime.... [More]

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Will You Ever Use Me Again? Pencils

We're feeling a little sorry for the Will You Ever Use Me Again? Pencils ($10, pack of 10) by artist Dino Sanchez. Originally created as an art installment, the pencils were stashed throughout NYC so people could take them and use them. The rhetorical question... [More]

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Coated Linen Daisy Lunchbox

Okay, the Coated Linen Daisy Lunchbox ($23, on sale) was most likely designed with children in mind, but that isn't stopping us from coveting it. We love that it comes with a shoulder strap so we can carry it like a purse, keeping our hands... [More]

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Organic Lunch Bag

We had to get these Organic Lunch Bags ($20) so people would stop giving us the eye whenever we carried a brown bag to work. Actually, come to think of it, they were probably looking at us funny 'cause it was eight in the morning... [More]

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College Survival Kit

Surprisingly, the College Survival Kit ($49) isn't just aspirin, condoms, and a twenty-dollar bill. There are actually quite a few handy things in here, from earplugs to poster putty to a six-in-one screwdriver for any MacGyver moments. It's a toss-up whether the most valuable item... [More]

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Star Wars R2D2 Lunch Bag

Start off the school year on the right foot wheel by packing your kiddo's lunch in the Star Wars R2D2 Lunch Bag ($20). The push button produces lights and sound, which would normally drive you crazy, but you're sending it to the elementary school cafeteria... [More]

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Seal Line Urban Shoulder Bag

Sure, we've certainly seen cuter laptop bags out there, but the Seal Line Urban Shoulder Bag ($160) is the end-all in protective gear. Seal Line produces the ultimate in outdoor bags meant to be handled roughly and often, and they bring the same high-quality materials... [More]

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Duluth Pack Laptop Scout Pack

Whether you're headed back to school after a fun-filled summer, or just back to the grind after a long weekend, transport your valuables in the Duluth Pack Laptop Scout Pack ($125). It has buckle closures, which may take longer to open and close than a... [More]

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Going back to college means a lot of things. Pulling off the greatest beginning-of-the-year house party, signing up for those required classes, purchasing the required new wardrobe, and the task of buying oh-so-expensive new textbooks. Adding insult to injury, you know that trying to sell... [More]

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Tulle-Around Backpack

So where was this Tulle-Around Backpack ($60) when we were going back-to-school shopping in 1993? Our preteen selves would've rocked the heck out of those ruffles. Although, to be fair, our mothers would've known better than to buy a backpack that was so expensive and... [More]

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XO(eco) Lunch Kit with Lunch Case

Lauren Conrad's new project, XO(eco), is a collaboration with BlueAvocado to create items both environment- and fashion-friendly. Reduce your carbon footprint by opting to carry your workday lunch in the XO(eco) Lunch Kit with Lunch Case ($29, pre-order). The darling bird design extends from the... [More]

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Cheap Thrill: Evil Genius Pencils

Even evil geniuses should sketch out their plans in pencil before solidifying them in pen. Pick up a pack of Evil Genius Pencils ($4) by The Carbon Crusader and still have plenty of funding left over for your freeze ray. What's a Cheap Thrill? Just... [More]

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Crock-Pot Lunch Crock

The Crock-Pot Lunch Crock ($20) makes us so very happy! We've got nothing against the breakroom microwave, per se, but warming our food slowly and safely on our desks yields much more flavorful lunches. Our pasta leftovers don't congeal and separate, soups warm thoroughly, and... [More]

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Chalk Calendar Wall Decal

We're sure you've got your scheduling down pat, but if you're anything like us, a big, in-your-face, hard-to-miss reminder is sometimes absolutely necessary for date nights, dentists' appointments, and Dad's birthday. We've got a Chalk Calendar Wall Decal ($40, on sale) from PBTeen hanging in... [More]

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The Dot Print Backpack in Blue

Is school starting soon? It's only been a week and we're already over summer vacation. Bring on new school wardrobes, fresh pencils, and spiral-bound notebooks! And especially bring on The Dot Print Backpack in Blue ($52). JanSport, we love you, but it's time to have... [More]

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Albertus Thermal Flask

Pack up your summer melon gazpacho in one of these darling Albertus Thermal Flasks ($25). They make us want to head outside on our lunch break and picnic under a tree. We may only have an hour before it's back to the grind, but we're... [More]

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Fjallraven Kanken Backpack

If you had told us in high school (or even college) that we'd miss carrying around a backpack filled with a funky assortment of pens and notepads, we would have thought you were nuts. Yet here we are five years later, wishing we had a... [More]

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Anschtecka Backpack

Sign us up for summer school, please! We don't think we can wait until fall to get our hands on this Anschtecka Backpack ($300)! We want to fill it with textbooks and spend our days curled up in the library reading postmodern American literature. Possibly... [More]

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