5 Ways to Make Lunch Easier

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Back-to-School: Time to Make the Lunches (oh. yay.)

Last week, a friend who lives in Georgia posted to Facebook that school had started back up in her town. Kids were putting on new backpacks, carefully pressed dresses, and clean shirts to climb on the bus and return to the classroom. Homework, recess, and math drills had replaced days at the beach, swim lessons, and s’more making in the backyard. In the Northeast, where I live, school doesn’t start until September, but my friend’s comment had my heart pounding and my fingers clicking over to our online family calendar. How many days did my kids have until school started? ...more
Mel_AWideLine Hey Melissa! I hope those picky kids change their tune this new school year!more

Ah, the day before school starts up again!!!

The big question today after breakfast and early church service was is it really a school day tomorrow? Ah, was I sure? Yea, really...Just too funny. The summer has slipped by so quickly here in sunny Florida. All the school supply shopping, pens, pencils, erasers, notebooks, binders, book covers and on and on. My thoughts now are on packing lunches. I have so many new ideas and recipes to share! We are so fortunate to have a plethora of fruits and vegetables available. I incorporate them daily in one form or another. Lunch packing is no different really....more

Taco Salad in a Jar

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Five Hundred Lunches and Counting

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 @sharongreenthal A book sounds wonderful! I know that I would read it.   :)more

GoPicnic - Healthy, Complete On-the-Go Meals

 We have gave GoPicnic ready-to-eat meals a mention in our Concert in the Park story but felt that this great product deserved to be featured on its own. Created by a flight attendant Julia Stamberger in 2006, GoPicnic meals were first offered on major U.S. airlines as an alternative to the costly but poor quality in-flight meals (you know the kind. Ewww.). The GoPicnic solution?...more

Tug of War: So says my head

Blog Directory Okay while cleaning out my closets this week and opening drawers to things I hadn't seen let alone smelled in a few months (it'd been awhile) there were times when I just wanted to scrap things and call it a day and other times when I didn't let a soggy situation get the better of me. So would you believe I had a thousand activities I stowed in chunks by my bedroom in-table, stacks by my broken bookshelf, and piles up next to my old VHS collection near my fading Panasonic TV....more

Helping Kids Pack Their Own Lunches

This article on having kids pack their own lunches is filed under the “Tween and Teen” category, but in my house having kids pack their own school lunches started day one....more

Principal Knows Best: A Ban on Home Packed School Lunches

Home Baked Treats I vividly remember my mother baking cakes, cookies and other treats to take to school for birthdays and holiday parties....more
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