After I made s'more pockets this summer I made a few more snack pockets for car trips, television watching, and park visits. Since we are back to school and the daily grind I thought some school notebook paper folding was in order. These make it easier to tote a little snack without getting chocolatey fingers! The notebook paper might help you send a reminder, a love note, or in some cases a warning to listen to the teacher for the love of all that is good and holy. I guess it depends on your day, right?...more
school starts next week for us and i am looking forward to enjoying the silence :)
i love my kids, but this mama needs a little break every now and then.
when it comes to their lunches i fall into the habit of throwing in a bag of chips, juice box, an apple,
and a string cheese (they won't eat a conventional sandwich). not the best, really.
i love being inspired by these fun school lunch ideas. and they are so much better...
www.abowlfullofsimple.comNow that we’ve talked about lunches, your kids will need a water bottle to go along with their perfect little bento. I don’t know about you guys but I am t.i.r.e.d. of leaky water bottles. So what does any good mommy in the cyber world in which we live do?Ask google....more
this week i am doing a back-to-school series on the blog!i get excited every year at this time, even though i am sad to say goodbye to summer, i look forward to more structured days and weeks. the new beginnings with new classes, books, teachers, and friends....more
I grew up taking my lunch to school every day -- roast beef sandwiches on white bread with Miracle Whip and nacho cheese flavored Doritos, leftover fried chicken with a bread and butter fold-over, homemade cookies or pound cake, always the obligatory piece of fruit. Otherwise well-fed kids sat next to me in hopes of getting my scraps. My kids' lunches don't much resemble mine from the seventies, but are equally appreciated. ...more
This is a list of snacks and lunches that are not only healthy, nutritious, and re-energizing, but are also quick to prepare in the morning, and can keep both of my kids happy without impairing their popularity at school.http://cuceesprouts.com/2010/08/healthy-back-to-school-snacks-and-lunches/...more