10 Lunch-Buying Tips That Will Save You Money

Illustrated by Norah Stone.
We're always saying we're going to be better about packing our lunches. We pin lots of recipes and share hacks with our friends, but at the end of the day, we still end up ordering plenty of meals.

So, instead of promising ourselves we're going to be better every time we look at our credit card bill, we're looking for some more realistic damage control. Ahead, find 10 tips for saving money on purchased lunches. Because if we're going to get takeout, we might as well make sure we're spending as little as we can.