Lunchbox Ideas and Inspiration

Need to pack a lunch? Make every day delicious with these lunchbox ideas that won’t break the budget, but will still help you eat well. DIY Protein Bistro Box It may be years since you went to school but you’re never too old to brown bag it. In fact, I’d argue that packing a meal […]

Meal Planning for the School Daze: Tips to Make Weeknight Dinners Easier

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The back to school season can be a whirlwind of activity, but ya still gotta eat. Make weeknight dinners easier with these meal planning tips. It’s a little realized fact: there are not enough hours in a mom’s day to do all that she want to or thinks she should do. This is never more […]

Weeknight Freezer Meals to Make Life Easier

Make some meals ahead of time and freeze them to enjoy later. Make school days and school nights so much easier with these Back to School Freezer Meals. Individual Chicken Bacon Subs It seems like the school year just ended, but here we are with school supplies and registration forms and all the busy-ness of […]

Lunchbox Treats Your Kids Will Love

Slip a little sweet treat into the lunchbox. Here are six of our favorites for lunch dessert. When I was a kid the idea of a treat in my lunch box was a Ding Dong or a Twinkie. I think my parents only bought them that first week of school. There’s no way our budget […]

5 Packable Lunches & a Printable Grocery List

This post is sponsored by Snack Pack pudding: I was a child of the 70s and 80s. I went to Rosedell Elementary School. Mrs. Marcy was my favorite teacher of all time, second grade. I packed my lunch most days. One of my favorites was Tuna Salad in a pita bread with alfalfa sprouts. Yes, […]

Quick Meals for Busy Nights

With a little creative planning and a handy list of go-to meals, you can make quick meals for busy nights. You’ll avoid fast food, eat well, and spend less! It seems that summer disappeared in a flash. The days went by so quickly. And here we are on the verge of September! We’ve signed up […]

Make-Ahead School Lunches & a FREE Printable for Lunch Box Love Notes

The lunch hour is no longer 60 minutes. But, it can still be tasty and fun — with a little pre-planning and some make-ahead tips. When I was a child, the lunch hour really was a lunch hour. The teachers had time to drive to a restaurant and order a sit-down meal. Kids could walk […]