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A few years ago my sister-in-law and I had a great conversation about a tradition they planned to start with their kids as they entered into their school years.  She and her husband would pick one character trait (i.e. citizenship, … Continue reading

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My Lunch

As most of you know by now I love books!  Maybe it’s the former teacher in me, but I really like to read!  I’ll read just about anything and over the years I’ve discovered that I tend to read various … Continue reading

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A few weeks ago we took the boys on a spontaneous trip up to Duluth, Minnesota to enjoy the last few days of summer break.  We’ve been up there several times but the boys never tire of it as there … Continue reading

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Behind the blog

Well…summer is officially here which means that I now have two full school years under my belt with this little lunch box project.  What started out as a way to entice my boys to choose cold lunch over hot lunch … Continue reading

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Granola Bars…

This week I am in Las Vegas for a work commitment which means my husband is on lunch making duty while I’m gone.  I made up quite a few things for him to use to pack lunches this week including … Continue reading

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