It’s that time of the year again where pens and notepads are in high demand and your son or daughter is probably pestering you to go clothes shopping because they just “don’t have anything in their closet”. You guessed it, its time for back-to-school shopping! Whether your college student is an incoming freshman or a first year grad student, Two Funny Girls has got you covered on all of the essentials they may need! We know that when it comes to moving into college dorms it’s hard to find efficient and useful things for everyday use while making it look cute at the same time. Well look no further because in this article we are going to introduce you to our products ranging from custom toiletry bags to personalized notebooks. Stick around and let Two Funny Girls solve all of your student’s back-to-school needs!
Embroidered Pillow Cases
To start off strong, we wanted to first introduce to you our special embroidered pillow cases. Create a custom standard bed pillowcase for your student personalized with their name, monogram and/or graphic. The photo to the right shows our on-trend hand stitched embroidery font and graphic, but you can pick any font or graphic from our stock font and stock image library. Who doesn’t want their name on their pillow?! Click on this link to order now!
A durable, monogramed duffle bag is not only good for graduation gifts, but it’s a no-brainer for move in day! On another note, we can 100% guarantee that lots of sleepovers happen in college, whether that is visiting a friend at another university, or their next door neighbor’s house/dorm room. In this case they will need a duffle bag to carry all their belongings, so why not do it in style?! Pictured is the canvas duffle bag which is the best travel accessory. In addition to ample storage space, this popular duffel features a top zip closure, genuine leather handles antique brass accessories and clips. Click on this link to order yours today!
Before you checkout your duffle bag make sure to include a toiletry bag for your student! Going off of similar reasons why a duffle bag is so necessary in college, a toiletry bag is so useful for carrying all the smaller items your student would want to take to spend the night with a friend. Put an end to traveling with a clear bag for overnight toiletry items and say hello to traveling with style with our seersucker fabric personalized dopp kit—also known as toiletry bags. Click this link!
This month’s recipes: Taste of Home
Annemarie Higley has a few featured recipes on the Taste of Home cooking blog/article. The theme for this article is obviously on theme with our topic: easy recipes for college students. Higley says, “Send your kid off with easy food to make in the dorm or their tiny college apartment. One-pot pastas, simple soups and 5-ingredient entrees—these recipes practically belong on a college campus”.
Muffin Tin Lasagnas
This super cute an easy snack/meal is perfect for students with poor cooking skills and tastes super yummy! The presentation of the dish speaks for itself.
1) Preheat oven to 375. In a bowl, mix egg, ricotta and 1-1/4 cups Italian cheese blend.
2) Generously grease 12 muffin cups with oil;line each with a wonton wrapper. Fill each with 1 tablespoon ricotta mixture and 1-1/2 tablespoons pasta sauce. Top each with a second wrapper, rotating corners and pressing down centers. Repeat ricotta and sauce layers. Sprinkle with remaining cheese blend.
3) Bake until cheese is melted, 20-25 minutes. If desired, sprinkle with parsley.
- 1 large egg, lightly beaten
- 1 carton (15 ounces) part-skim ricotta cheese
- 2 cups shredded Italian cheese blend, divided
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 24 wonton wrappers
- 1 jar (24 ounces) garden-style pasta sauce
- Minced fresh parsley, optional
Peanut Butter Oatmeal
In college we believe it is so important to start your day off right. You need protein, fiber, and vitamins! That is why we are including this oatmeal recipe in this month’s blog. It is 323 calories, 6g of fiber, and 11g of protein. Perfect breakfast to have a successful day being a brilliant college student!
1) In a small saucepan, bring water and salt to a boil. Stir in oats; cook 5 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Transfer oatmeal to 2 bowls; in each bowl, stir half each peanut butter, honey, flaxseed, cinnamon and, if desired, apple. Serve immediately.
- 1-3/4 cups water
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons ground flaxseed
- 1 cup old-fashioned oats
- 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
- 1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- chopped apple, optional
- 2 tablespoons honey
Showering is—hopefully—a part of your student’s everyday life, so having a super cute towel with a monogram on it is essential; especially to tell which one is theirs or their roommate’s. Owning a cute, personalized towel is especially essential if your student has a community bathroom situation in their dorm. Our monogram bath towels are extremely soft – made of pure cotton. These monogrammed bath towels are absorbent, fast drying, durable and features a solid dobby weave and are Oeko-Tex certified – the definitive mark of excellence for products that are healthy for use and the environment. Click on the link to find out more!
College Campus Skyline Notepad Set
Our personalized college campus notepads show a hand-drawn landscape campus landmarks in comes custom in two ink colors related to each campus. Each personalized notepad order comes in a set of two 50 sheet notepads. These notepads will make writing reminders and making a grocery list fun 100% guaranteed. Clink on this link to check them out!
Hampers & Laundry Bags
Carry your laundry from the college dorm room to home sweet home with this easy grab, carry, and fold-up monogrammed canvas laundry tote bag. Made of high-quality canvas to hold shape, these open top/no closure bags with round circle handles make for easy carrying. From experience this quality hamper laundry bag is a must! Click on the link and order now!
Clear Stadium Bags
Ready for some college style? We saved the best for last because clear stadium bags are a MUST for gameday! Our clear clutch purse allows you to go in your stadium event with greater safety knowing your entry will be smoother and faster with an NCAA and NFL approved clear stadium cross body clutch purse. And we make them cuter with a vinyl monogram! Each monogrammed clear clutch with chain strap has one large, easy access main compartment and comes with a removable gold chain. Click on the link to order today!
Thank you for taking the time to read all about our awesome back-to-school products we have in store for you this year. As you can see we have you covered on pretty much everything your students needs for the school year! Have a blessed day!