Pack a lunch box

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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

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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

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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…]

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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 lunch box pictues and ideas!!  Below is a break down of how much I would pay for lunches, versus how much I pay!

Cost for School to provide lunches for my (4) girlies

DAILY: $2.50 x 4= $10 A DAY!
WEEKLY: $10 x 5= $50 A WEEK!
MONTHLY: $50 x 4= $200 A MONTH!

*Way too much for my budget!!  A packed lunch usually cost me around 75¢ or less! [click to continue…]

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