Love Animals? Have a Panda Day!

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Car rides can be such a challenge with kids. I don't know about you and your fancy minivan, but mine is loud. Like, super L-O-U-D. If the kids aren't fussing, they're singing at the top of their lungs or begging for snacks. To calm the storm we've started playing games in the car. Most recently, The Animal Game.It's goes like this ... I think of an animal and start sharing … [Read more...]

Grilled Cheese Rollups Recipe (VIDEO)

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Switching things up and making lunch fun isn't always easy in my house. I get in the same old peanut butter and jelly or quesadilla rut and my kids end up getting the same thing for lunch every day. It's not so bad during the school year because I can easily switch the snack in their brown bag lunch or have them buy lunch as a treat one day. The summer break is a whole new … [Read more...]

How to Make Peanut Butter & Jelly Sushi Rolls (Video)

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It's Foodie Friday and we are sharing a quick video about how to switch up the boring peanut butter and jelly sandwich to make it fun. My kids love pb&j but they do get bored with the same square sandwich day after day. So, when we need to add a little fun to their lunch, we turn it into Peanut Butter & Jelly Sushi Rolls. It's super easy to do and you don't need any … [Read more...]

A Heart Lunch For Your Kid’s On Valentine’s Day

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Once upon a time, on a chilly January day I busied myself in the kitchen for a special little lunch. Once it was delivered to the table, my 4 year old said, "What? A heart lunch? Is it Valentine's Day already?!?"Stuttering a bit, I replied, "Um, well, kind of, we're sharing a heart lunch with our internet friends! You get a heart lunch today because I love you (and so we … [Read more...]

A Hot Lunch Brought from Home (VIDEO)

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School has finally started! Kids are happily back in their classrooms with their amazing teachers, fun friends and structured schedule that they thrive on. Last week when we visited our new school and met the kids' teachers for this year, we found out that my middle son's classroom has a severe peanut allergy and no peanut or tree nut products would be allowed to be brought to … [Read more...]