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Today’s lunch box

Tuesday, August 26, 2014    Food & Drink    2 Comments »

Today's lunch box

Horizon cheddar snack crackers, strawberries, Trader Joe’s chocolate covered sea salt butterscotch caramel balls, colby jack cheese stick, Mintz’s Blintzes. PlanetBox lunch boxes can be found on Amazon or PlanetBox.com. For more fun lunch box ideas, enter your email address in the top right corner of this page and follow me on Facebook and Pinterest.

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Today’s lunch boxes

Monday, August 25, 2014    Food & Drink    Add a comment »

Today's lunch boxes

Lunch #1: Sourdough pretzel nuggets, strawberries, M&Ms, colby jack cheese stick, DIY ants on a log (celery sticks and peanut butter). Lunch #2: Sourdough pretzel nuggets, strawberries, Trader Joe’s chocolate covered sea salt butterscotch caramel balls, turkey pita pocket. http://planetbox.com/#oid=1008_1 PlanetBox lunch boxes can be found on Amazon or PlanetBox.com. For more fun lunch box […]

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Today’s lunch boxes

Friday, August 22, 2014    Food & Drink    Add a comment »

Today's lunch boxes

Lunch #1: Horizon cheddar snack crackers, strawberries, M&Ms, lavosh flat bread, string cheese, celery sticks and peanut butter. Lunch #2: Horizon cheddar snack crackers, strawberries, dark chocolate-covered almonds, Mini Babybel cheese, celery sticks, turkey, cream cheese and spinach lavosh flat bread roll-ups. PlanetBox lunch boxes can be found on Amazon or PlanetBox.com. For more lunch […]

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Lunch box ideas

Thursday, August 21, 2014    Food & Drink    Add a comment »

Lunch box ideas

Just in case you haven’t been following along on the Fun Finds For Mom Facebook page, I’ve been sharing photos of my kids’ lunch boxes since they started school last week. Follow me on Facebook for these and more fun lunch box ideas. Order these super cool PlanetBox lunchboxes on Amazon or at PlanetBox.com.

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Peace, love and eight year olds

Wednesday, August 20, 2014    Food & Drink    Add a comment »

Peace, love and eight year olds

I thought I’d share a few more photos from my daughter’s birthday party this weekend. In addition to making the peace cake, we also made a “Pin the Middle on the Peace Sign” game for the kids to play. It’s always fun to come up with a new variation of Pin the Tail on the […]

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Peace of cake

Tuesday, August 19, 2014    Food & Drink    Add a comment »

Peace of cake

My daughter turned 8 this weekend! We celebrated with a sleepover birthday party. She dreamed up this chocolate, vanilla, sprinkle and rainbow-covered peace sign cake and named it “Party City!” It was made in a silicone Fred and Friends Peace of Cake mold that we bought (new in the box) at a garage sale this […]

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Protein balls healthy snack recipe

Tuesday, August 12, 2014    Food & Drink    Add a comment »

Protein balls healthy snack recipe

Ten minutes before I left to pick up the kids from school yesterday, I thought it would be nice to have a special (and healthy) snack for them when they got home. You know — first day of school and all. I found a recipe and mixed up the ingredients for these no-bake healthy treats […]

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First day of school breakfast

Monday, August 11, 2014    Kids    2 Comments »

First day of school breakfast

And the kids are off to their first day of school! Last night I perused a few fancy back-to-school breakfasts online. We’re talking homemade muffins, loads of printables, washi tape, flags, inspirational quotes. You know — supermom stuff. I was too tired to attempt any of it, so I closed my computer and went to […]

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Back to School Top Picks

Monday, August 4, 2014    Food & Drink, Kids, Organizing    2 Comments »

Back to School Top Picks

1. Hydro Flask / 2. Color Appeel Crayons / 3. U Konserve stainless steel snack containers / 4. Hanna Andersson backpack / 5. Mark-My-Time digital bookmark timer / 6. PlanetBox lunch box Yes, it’s that time. My kids will be starting back to school next week. These days, we order most of our school supplies […]

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Colorful rolling carts and storage bins

Friday, August 1, 2014    Organizing    Add a comment »

Colorful rolling carts and storage bins

We recently stayed at my aunt’s house in Berkeley. It was such a colorful and creative home, and one of the things I loved was the bright red tool cabinet that she used for storage in the bathroom. A few days ago, a post on one of my favorite blogs, Design Mom, reminded me about […]

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