Quick and creative lunch ideas
When it comes to lunch box grub, pumpkin pie is the low-hanging fruit of squash-inspired eats. Because what kid — or adult — would refuse a slice of brown sugar-sweetened pumpkin pie slipped into a lunch box? Of course, most of us aren’t willing to indulge our kids — or our inner kids — with […]
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Solving a popular school lunch dilemma
Ready for a little parental guidance that will help you stay sane while serving time in the lunch box trenches? Remember this: Lunch isn’t a democracy. At best it is a benevolent dictatorship. Face it, lunch packing is a pain in the butt. Between the shopping and the prepping and the packing, there is little […]
At least that’s what it feels like when you talk to kids these days. I blame our culture of constant snacking. And the trend of ever shorter lunch and recess periods in schools. Because when I was in school, snack time was something that happened only in kindergarten. As of first grade, if you got […]
Back-to-school season is barreling down upon us. And for kids who bring their lunches, shopping for supplies includes stocking up on the gear needed to pack safe and delicious lunches. Last week, I covered the basics of getting the goods you’ll need. You can find the full details here, but the short version is: lunch […]
Back-to-school sales have been going on since… something like May. But the sad truth is, it’s time to start paying attention to them. And for families whose kids brown bag it, gearing up for another year in the classroom also means getting the goods needed to serve another 180 days in the lunch box trenches. […]