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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Lug Does SXSW ... And LOVES It!

We had a great time at Austin's annual music, film, and interactive conference, South by Southwest, and we've got the photographic evidence to prove it. We heard lots of interesting speakers, cruised the trade show, and, as you can see, had a great time crashing the photo booth. Hope you like the pics as much as we clearly enjoyed taking them!

Friday, March 23, 2012

Lug Lives Life In Color!

It's not just a clever tagline, folks! We live life in color—literally! Everyone showed up to work in a different brightly colored hoodie, and it was so adorable I had to pass it along. 

Do you live life in color? Show us! Send your pics to, and we'll post them online. 

Monday, March 19, 2012

Shop Lug, Do Good: Benefitting the SickKids Foundation

We're pumped about our pop-up shop at the SickKids Hospital in Toronto! Open today through March 27, excluding Saturday and Sunday, the Lug pop-up shop is proud to show off our Spring 2012 collection—full of all the bright colors, fun, and function you've come to love from Lug. And we're even more proud that 15 percent of the proceeds from the sale will go straight to the SickKids Foundation, which benefits the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). With a mission to "inspire our communities to invest in health and scientific advances to improve the lives of children and their families in Canada and around the world," the SickKids Foundation is exactly the kind of organization Lug can get behind. We're thrilled to be able to support SickKids, and we know our Lug Nuts will love the opportunity to shop for a good cause. Please stop by the shop, located on Main Street in the hospital, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to show your support. See you there!

Friday, March 16, 2012

Lug Preps for Patty's Day with a Massage!

Truth be told, we weren't exactly prepping for St. Patty's day with our office-wide massage, but it sure was relaxing! As a big "thank you, we think you're awesome, we love our Luggers," we hosted a massage day at the office and turned our conference room into a massage parlor, complete with aromatherapy candles and mood music. It was Ohm-believable! (Get it? Ohm instead of un-believable! ... Okay, I'll work on my jokes.) We couldn't thank our masseur, Gary Paskewich (see his info above), enough for providing top-rate services for our Luggers. Seriously, they would all jump for joy, screaming Gary's praises from the highest mount, but, frankly, they'll all too relaxed. I think secretly they're all storing up their energy reserves for a raucous St. Patty's Day tomorrow, which brings be back to the point of this blog, which is to say,

The Lug Team

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Lug Goes Live on The Marilyn Denis Show! (And there's a giveaway!)

Did you have a good morning? We sure did! We started our day watching The Marilyn Denis Show, which just so happened to be doing a segment on the best travel bags around, which just so happened to feature the Lug Airbus Weekender and the Hula Hoop Messenger Bag! WAHOO! Check out the segment here, then go here to enter to win yourself an Airbus Weekender Bag! That's right! There's a giveaway too. Per their site, there is a "limit of one entry per individual per day," and the   "contest closes Tuesday, March 27th, 2012." So check back daily to maximize your chances of winning. (Don't worry; I'll remind you.)

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Happy International Women's Day!

Today we celebrate all the wonderful women in our lives. Honestly, I didn't know we had an International Women's Day, but a little Googling proved that, indeed, we have been praising women on their special day since 1909. Here's some more info about the holiday. Any ideas on how we should celebrate?

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Green Garb for St. Patty's Day

That's right. March means it's time for all those who are Irish by decent and Irish by election to show their pride and embrace all things green: green clothes, green beer, green eggs and ham, and, yes, green Lug bags! Before we moved our US office down to Austin, our home base was Dallas, TX, and in Dallas, TX, they have a big, rowdy, raucous St. Patty's Day celebration. There's a 5K and a parade and live music and, of course, lots of green beer flowing. I can hardly think of a better event to bust out a Grass Green Lug bag, like our new Dodger Mini Backpack. It's a great, lightweight, hands-free option, perfect for Patty's Day, when you might need both your hands free to, say, hold a beer ... in each hand. (We don't judge.) 

What will you do for St. Patty's Day? Does your home town host any fun celebrations?

Friday, March 2, 2012

Leap Day: What did you do on your bonus day?

This past Wednesday was that reliable February day that comes around every four years. That's right, it was Leap Day. Some call it "Bonus Day," and I like the sound of that: a bonus day to do with what you will. It's extra. So, have some extra fun. Eat that extra piece of cake. Stay up late to watch that movie you love. Take a mini-vacation. Do something fun! ... Unfortunately, before this year, I had never really thought of Leap Day as anything but another day on the calendar, so I didn't take advantage of my bonus day. But, I'm super excited about Leap Day 2016! So excited, in fact, that I'm already collecting ideas to make that bonus day AWESOME! Here's where you come in. What's the best way to spend a bonus day? Tell me, tell me, tell me!