It’s that time of the year parents both dream of and dread—back-to-school season. Between shopping for new clothes, checking off school supply list and even moving grown-up kids into their first dorm room, make sure to add these five back-to-school necessities, available at SampleHouse, to your shopping list to ensure a successful, stylish new school year.
You don’t have to have macaroni necklace assembly on your daily agenda to need a lunchbox. Everyone from kindergarten to the corner office is a lunchbox candidate, and SampleHouse has plenty to choose from. Whether you’re looking for sturdy construction, long-lasting insulation or just something ultra-stylish, we have every type to fit your needs. And don’t forget that a lunchbox doesn’t have to only house your lunch—some of our more roomy styles are capable of keeping your breakfast, snacks and beverages cold, in addition to your lunch.
Planners and notebooks
Staying organized is essential to a successful and streamlined school year. Even if you’re not the one attending class, a useful (not to mention gorgeous) notebook or day planner can help you stay focused and up-to-date. Our selection of compact and easy-to-use planners fit neatly into any purse or backpack and should definitely be at the top of anybody’s back-to-school shopping list. Get one for the student in the family to keep track of assignments and study dates and one for the family manager to keep track of meetings, football practices and fundraiser deadlines. Have more than a few scholars at home? Keep a planner for each kid!
Speaking of getting organized, reminder notes are a great way to inform the whole family of the week’s happenings. It’s easy to transfer your planner events onto these cute and functional reminder notes to seamlessly keep track of who is where, when they’re there and what they’re doing. Slip a small note into lunch boxes or onto a college-bound cork board to remind your little ones how loved they really are. And to pick up some bread on the way home.
Travel mugs and coffee accessories
Let’s be honest: a new school year means early mornings, and early mornings require coffee. And you can’t enjoy your morning without the perfect coffee mug. SampleHouse’s coffee mug collection rivals any airport souvenir shop’s, so pick up a couple new favorites to help you look forward to that morning alarm. Well, maybe.
S’Well water bottle
If you or your loved one has some ground to cover during the school day, help them stay hydrated with a S’Well insulated water bottle. Capable of keeping cold things cold for up to 24 hours and hot things hot for up to 12, the S’Well is the perfect combination of form and function. With a huge selection of styles to choose from, the S’Well is great for kids and adults of all ages. Bonus hint: The S’Well holds wine just as well as it does water, so fill ‘er up and enjoy that poolside Labor Day beverage without fear of warm wine.