Tag Archives: central america

New Beginnings For LOOTB

Life Out of the Box update 2017

Hello friends! It has been a long time since we have updated you on our journey. A lot has happened, a lot has changed–but we’ve missed you all and are very excited to share the big things we’ve been working on. The last update on the blog was an announcement about the great news of […]

5 Steps to Getting Out of the Box

One question we get asked all of the time is, “I want to live my Life Out of the Box, but how can I get out of my box?” The “box” is different for everyone, so first you have to define what exactly are your barriers in life to living your ideal life. After that, getting out of your […]

Handmade is Good

When we set out to start Life Out of the Box in 2012, we wanted to develop a line of handmade products from countries all around the world. Our goal was to captivate each culture and bring their unique touch to our products, that of which you cannot find in mass produced stores. We have […]

LOOTB + Mayan Families Bring the Change Campaign

We’re excited to partner up this month with Mayan Families for their #BringtheChange campaign. As you know, we LOVE the awesome folks at Mayan Families and everything they’re doing for the communities around Lake Atitlan–a place that we hold very dear to our hearts. This month they’ve named it Life Out of the Box-tober as […]

LOOTB Named 2015 USA Creative Business Cup Runner-Up

  We are happy to announce that ‪Life Out of the Box was recently chosen as the 2015 USA Creative Business Cup runner-up! LOOTB will be one of two companies to represent the United States in Copenhagen, Denmark during Global Entrepreneurship Week in November. While we were in Guatemala, we were notified by several supporters that […]

Improving the Way You See Your Impact

We’re excited to announce the exciting news of how we are taking the way you see your impact to the next level. Check out the video below to learn more.   Click here to watch from your email.

2015 LOOTB Update

We’re excited to update you on all of the wonderful crazy stuff that’s happened with LOOTB in 2015 + a little sneak peak of what’s to come this summer! Check out the video below to learn about it all: Links: Ted Talk OSU Incubator Arriving in Guatemala Facebook Instagram Pinterest Twitter

Mayan Families Live Below the Line Campaign

Since we’ve been back in Panajachel we’ve been working with one of our favorite non-profit partners in the world, Mayan Families. Mayan Families works with impoverished ​Guatemalan populations to eradicate extreme poverty and malnutrition through education, sustainable community ​development programs and emergency aid. They work side by side on the ground with rural communities, giving them to tools they need to […]

Back Home In Panajachel

  We made the descent down into the green mountains that surround Lake Atitlán. The windy roads made everyone sway in the chicken bus back and forth. We passed the very first town that we gave school supplies to with Mayan Families, San Jorge, and I instantly got butterflies. Waves of memories rushed over me […]

We Made it to Guatemala

Here we are back in Guatemala. I am so happy to be here. The smell of the air, the humidity and the beautiful Spanish language in my ears. Two years have gone by, so much has changed. We have grown, Life Out of the Box has grown. We have called several countries, cities and states […]