Tuesday, September 16, 2014

#GuacItForward for National Guacamole Day!

Happy National Guacamole Day! The folks at Wholly Guacamole are always looking for fun ways to celebrate National Guacamole Day & love the concept of paying it forward, so this year they're giving back to their community & encouraging fans to do the same, with the #GuacitForward campaign! And in partnership with Laptop Lunches, who also like to pay it forward, they're giving away some of the ingredients for a tasty healthy lunch! I'm pleased to be able to offer one of these giveaways to my guacamole loving readers :)

One lucky Wholly Guacamole fan in the United States will win:
  • 1 Set of Laptop Lunches Avocado Bento Buddies
  • An awesome Wholly Guacamole cooler filled with:
    • 3 Guacamole Trays (various flavors)
    • 2 mini cups (various flavors)
    • 1 Chip Clip
    • 1 Avocado Squeezie
▼ Scroll to the bottom of the post to enter via the Rafflecopter widget

Use the hashtag #GuacItForward on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram to share how you are paying it forward!

I packed my hubby a National Guacamole Day bento! Sailor Boy's favourite Dr. Seuss book is Green Eggs & Ham so I thought I'd make him smile with a green eggs & ham salad sandwich in his lunch. Of course I had to tell him that's what it was to get the smile ;)

Guacamole Green Eggs & Ham Salad Sandwich
  • 1 Wholly Guacamole mini (or 2oz Wholly Guacamole) 
  • 2 hard-cooked eggs
  • 2 slices deli ham
  • 2 slices bread
  1. Peel & chop eggs. 
  2. Chop ham. 
  3. Combine eggs & ham with guacamole in a bowl & stir/mash until desired consistency. 
  4. Spread on a slice of bread, top with another slice, & cut if desired.
  5. Pack or enjoy!
I also packed green grapes, a Babybel cheese, & NatureSweet Sunbursts tomatoes in the side containers of his Laptop Lunches bento. I used a bento cutting tool to carve OMG! in the Babybel wax coating, & spelled OMGuac! with alphabet bento picks in his sandwich :)

Last of all, I added a Lunchbox Love note atop his Laptop Lunches Bento Buddies lid to remind hubby to #GuacItForward too :)

Wholly Guacamole Minis come in Classic, Spicy, Ranch, Chunky & Organic varieties! I used Spicy in my egg salad sandwich - Sailor Boy likes it hot!

Enter the Giveaway!
► Visit Wholly Guacamole for more fabulous & fun ways to OMGuac Your Lunch! There are some delicious lunch ideas for both adults & kids!


  1. Anonymous9/16/2014

    I Guac It Forward by donating all the clothes my girls grow out of to a local super low income family that has three daughters.

    1. Anonymous9/22/2014

      Thank you! There was a family that did the same for us when my oldest daughter was little and it made a world of difference. I'm glad to be able to do the same for another family.

  2. Recently I was picking up some last minute school supplies when I overheard a couple discussing the long list of required school supplies for one of their two kids (one was probably in kindergarten while the other was maybe 2). The dad told mom to get only what was absolutely necessary as they didn't have enough money to purchase it all.

    After paying for my purchase, I gave the cashier a description of the couple and handed her some money to pay for their daughter's supplies. It should have covered what I saw in their cart and hopefully they went back for more items. They never even noticed me nor did I want them to. I just wanted their little girl to have the things she needed to go to school.

  3. We try to do something every day to spread a little joy in the world. Sometimes it's as little as returning carts in the parking lot that might roll into a car, or saying something kind to someone who seems down. Some days we get to do larger things like provide extra lunches for the homeless through a program at our school, or donate much needed supplies to some local organizations we love and respect. But, Scout and I aim for at least one good deed a day. :)

  4. I don't do any of that stuff. Mostly sit around later wishing I had thought to do it...

    1. Good intentions eh ;)

    2. Kendra, you made me smile today. Your #guacitforward is complete. :D

  5. lori clark9/16/2014

    I donate much of the stuff I win in contests. I give it to people who truly need it (based on what it is) or I have fun giveaways on my fb just to make people smile!

  6. Does not killing my coworkers for having me pull 12 hour shifts count?

    1. hahahaha! Sorry buddy :/ Hope you get some rest soon.

  7. We buy extra school supplies and donate them in the fall and then again in January when a lot of kids are running out.

    1. Much appreciated I'm sure!

  8. #guacitforward by leaving quarters in the Aldi's cart... or taping quarters on vending machines or game machines for kids to find. :D

  9. I Guac'd it forward yesterday by flipping all of my neighbors trash cans that bleu over in a storm :)

  10. I have everything for that sandwich! Going to have to see if my son would like that for lunh tomorrow thanks!

  11. i've never thought to you guac in a sandwich like that. it sounds so good!

  12. I lead three age groups of Girl Scouts. My oldest group made granny squares to make blankets for a local nursing home.

  13. By taking an elderly neighbor to go get her groceries. Help her shop for food and then come back and store it for her. :) That's how I #GuacItForward

  14. I love guac and my mom likes to put it on crossants with ham and bacon!

  15. last week i used my extra baby food coupons( i dont have any that age anymore) and got baby food for my sister in law because they said the were out, then took her to the store and showed her how to coupon for it so that she could save and get more when she got paid and gave her coupons for more of it

  16. I watch my neighbors toddler and five year old twice a week for free while she goes to work

  17. I'm a mom! Every day I give myself to something that is bigger than me, will live past me, and will reach farther than me.

    Also, I'm a foster mom.


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