Lunch box ideas


School is back in session for most!!! I cannot believe how quickly summer break goes! We are homeschooling our little girls this year, but I do have a highschooler in public school! So that means I need more ideas for packing a great lunch! I am a big advocate of packing lunches!! You can read some of our past Lunch Box posts HERE, HERE & HERE.  I love saving money and packing lunches really helps our family save money!  Check out some of our friends ideas for packing a great lunch below…  

Ideas for Packing a Great Lunch

Southwest Turkey Wrap by Thrifty Jinxy


My family loves wraps!! This recipe for a Southwest Turkey Wrap is sure to be a hit at my house! Check out this recipe HERE.

RIO 2 Bento Box by Two Little Cavaliers


One of the biggest new crazes for lunch are Bento Boxes! You can find so many cute ideas for bento box lunches. This is one of the cutest ideas for a Bento Box Lunch. Head over HERE to see how to create your very on Rio 2 Bento Lunch! [click to continue…]


Easter Chicks

We had so much fun making these adorable Easter Chicks and Chick Pops !  They are fairly simple to make and the kids can help a little!  These would be great for an Easter Party or a Baby Shower.  

easter chicks

Check out the easy Easter Chicks Recipe & directions below!  A printable recipe is available at the bottom of this post.

Easter Chicks Recipe & Directions

10 Large Marshmallows
Yellow Candy Melts 14 oz., bag
Food Safe Marker
Orange Starburst Candy
Pretzel Sticks
Yellow & Red Fruit Slice Candy

Make Feet & Beaks:
Using a knife cut Orange Starburst to form a triangle shape. (If your Starburst are very hard, they can be softened in the microwave for just a few seconds-Don’t overheat!)
Form it into the shape of a chicken foot.
Put Foot on a plate and make 3 small cuts on the large end to form toes. After you make the cuts, you can round off the toes a little with your fingers.
Press the end of a Pretzel stick into the smaller end of the foot. Use your hands to form foot around pretzel stick.
Make the Beak by cutting off another triangle piece of Starburst and forming it into a beak shape. [click to continue…]

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Lunch Box Ideas – What’s in the bag?

August 20, 2013

Lunch Box Ideas   School is back in session!!  For this mom, it means 5 lunches packed EVERYDAY!  25 lunches a week!!  My family gets tired of the same old sandwich!  I have to get creative to keep the bunch happy!  Each week we will share with you a couple of our lunch box ideas […]

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Does packing a lunch save money ?

August 20, 2013

Does packing a lunch save money? Are you packing school lunches this year??  We always pack lunches!  It takes a little extra time, but the payoff is huge!!  At my kids school lunches are $2.50!!!!  This year were are starting a series “What’s in the bag” I hope you will participate by sending us your […]

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