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A hot lunch buy

Sometimes it pays to spend more on certain things. It took me awhile to learn this lesson. Take thermoses (thermii?) for example. Whenever I’ve cheaped out on the purchase of a thermos for hot drinks it has always leaked. It is Law.

I’ve been promising my daughters that I’d buy insulated food containers for ages. I haven’t been able to find the right one. Until now.

We were browsing the aisles at T & T Supermarket (an Asian grocery chain) over March Break and I stumbled upon this beauty:

The new thermos

The pricetag was a hefty $32.00, and it was the last one on the shelf. (This is probably a good thing because I could only afford to buy one at that price.) I picked it up and turned it over in my hands to take a closer look, praying it would become a good buy and not end up in the garbage like some of the other insulated containers we have purchased in the past.

It is a thing of beauty; steel walls with an easy-grip lid. And there’s even a little bowl which nestles comfortably inside, helpfully (and hopefully) separating two potential food groups while keeping them warm at the same time. It also comes with a cute little carry bag.

This is going to do wonders for our lunch menu. I can finally pack hot meals… like spaghetti and meatballs! And maybe even oatmeal! Or a stir fry with rice! Suddenly my future seems a little brighter.

But here’s the problem, my $32.00 didn’t buy English instructions. If you are able to read the scan below, can you please let me know if I’m missing anything important? 😉

Click to embiggen. And thank you from the bottom of my hot-lunch lovin’ heart!

thermos instructions

Mother of two imps and wife of one. Writer, photographer, pro blogger, adventure-seeker, Ottawaholic, social media evangelist and lover of STUFF. Also known as @missfish on Twitter.

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