10 Tips for Easy, Fun Bento Style Lunches

Easy Bento-Style Lunch

This post is sponsored by Jarlsberg USA. All opinions, as always, are my own. Have you seen the flurry of bento style lunchboxes that are infiltrating stores everywhere these days? No longer do you have to Google and special order the cute little compartmentalized containers to make up a buffet of deliciousness for the kids…

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Lunch Box Safety: How to Pack Safer Lunches for Your Kids


Don’t look now, but school is starting soon. Heck, for some it’s already started. I spied the first official Back to School photo snapped by a friend in Arizona this morning … which means lots of other friends around the country aren’t far behind. Here in Connecticut, we still have a few weeks to go….

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Barbecue Chicken and Veggie Rice Bowls for Lunchboxes (and Project A+)

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Pack your children’s lunchboxes with tasty Barbecue Chicken and Veggie Rice Bowls that will keep their bellies happy and full. This quick and easy recipe is a family favorite. Truth is that usually I put a lot of thought into the lunches that I send to school with the kids. Paige likes sandwiches but gets excited…

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Healthy Drink: Easy Apple Strawberry Slushies

Apple Strawberry Slushies

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop and creation of a fun healthy drink has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Do you ever have silly fun with the kids in your life? We do. Sometimes Shawn and I…

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Back to School: What’s for Dinner?

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Sometimes, the very idea of making dinner is akin to torture. Between the activities, school, work and life, there are nights where the big dinner decision doesn’t happen until the absolute last minute. It ends up being a very stressful thing, which is never good. Fortunately, there are some great meals that can be whipped…

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