Tuesday, June 28, 2016

2016 Lunches 171-176

Roasted chicken legs
Torta roll with butter
 Cucumber
Bell peppers
Strawberries
Chocolate chips
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Saturday, June 25, 2016

Strawberry Banana Pancakes


Remember these great Banana Greek Yogurt Pancakes? The pancakes above are the exact same batter with some strawberries thrown in. I think along with blueberries you'd have a great Fourth of July
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Friday, June 24, 2016

Free Friday- Week in review 6/12-6/18

This past week started with the girls finishing their games strong. My middle little's team took first place in their tournament, and finished first in their division in the league, and were highest scoring. So couch, Daddy, bought them all ice cream.
Then I heard the news about Orlando, the shooting at the night club, there was a shooting earlier in the week of a singer, then later in the week the little boy who was drowned by an alligator in a freak accident. Such sad sad news. It was a heartbreaking week.  The rest of the week's pictures seem trivial in the light of all of that. But we live, we carry on, and carry those in pain in our prayers.



Pixie wanted to sleep in the attic. So she made us a little bed, and in the morning my body felt as old as it is. But look how cute?
I made a huge pot of pho, so noodles for days around here. No one complained.
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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

2016 Lunches 155-159

Well, it's that time of year where I'm just done with lunch packing. I mean I know I'll be packing lunches throughout the summer also, but the idea of school lunches. I'm just done. I'm over it. I mean, my kids can pack their own and they do at times. But I usually pack lunches because I ENJOY it. Just like I enjoy being in the kitchen and cooking. But sometimes I get in a rut, or summer calls and that's it. So, I'm still packing lunches but they just get more interesting as we head towards the finish line. Anyone else feel that way? We're almost there folks, keep swimming. The finish line is near. By the time this post goes live the kids will have had their last day of school! YAY!

BLT wraps
Chips
Red bell pepper
Bacon (in the center)
Brownie
Per request by my youngest:
Plain Greek yogurt
Honey
Berries
Crumbled shortcake
Bao
Fiber One bar
Roasted Seaweed
Have a wonderful weekend!!!

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Friday, June 17, 2016

Free Friday- Week in Review 6/5-6/11

There has been a lot of soccer played around here lately, and the weather has been gorgeous. We've had some hot days but overall it's been nice. So sushi, steak, wedding dress, baking, soccer, and more soccer. Here's a little look into our week last week.
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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

2016 Lunches 160-170

Hello, my name is Katherine and I save packaging. I've gotten much better at it. But what I do save ends up being used for these darn field trips that require a disposable lunch! Good thing I had a couple saved containers.
These lunches are almost all orange, that wasn't planned. it was just what I had to pack.
Tortilla with pizza sauce and cheese
Carrots
Oranges
Strawberry
Goldfish


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2016 Lunches 145-154

Lunches. Lunches. Lunches. EVERY single lunch in this post is packed in a Yumbox. One of my favorite boxes to pack in. The other being our planetbox containers.
Roasted chicken
Egg
Papaya Salad
Crackers
Chocolate 
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Monday, June 13, 2016

Greek Inspired Chickpea Salad


This Greek Inspired Chickpea Salad can be served as a side dish, over salad, or as a main dish with some pita bread. It's so easy to make kids who are good with a knife can prepare it on their own. If I use Feta cheese I usually add that a little before serving. I just prefer it that way.
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