Month: November 2014

“Fall” VPK School Lunch

Hi, how’s the weather? Seriously. I’m talking about the weather. How’s your weather? Where I live, it’s been flip-floppy. It was FREEZING (read: not freezing but felt like it to this Southern gal) last week and in the 80’s this week. I just want cold. Or even cool. I’m ready for that. I want to wear my boots. They are sitting out of their boxes in my closet, just mocking me. I gaze longingly at my scarves, hanging up. My jackets remain untouched. Full-time Fall weather, where are you?

I’ll tell you what makes it FEEL like Fall – cinnamon brooms. I picked up two tiny ones (adorably named “Cinnamon Whisks”) from Trader Joe’s. They make my house smell like the Holidays. Planning my Thanksgiving dishes also make it feel more Fall-like. I’m doing everything right for the season! We even had homemade chili tonight for dinner.

So, I’ll just be sitting here, in my cut off jorts and tank tops with the occasional flannel, waiting for the leaves to change colors and the temperatures to drop.

Don’t mind me and my pity party.

Here’s what I made my Bigs for lunch tomorrow:


It’s got a hint of fall, by way of Halloween Muddy Puppy (we are calling it “Fall Muddy Puppy” now) and dried apples. I also packed a ham, cheese, and mayo sandwich, seasoned corn, and grapes.

Tell me how your Fall is going so far. I’d love to hear!



Tuesday Pizza Lunch with a Monday Attitude

Tomorrow is our “Monday” (we have no school on Mondays). “Mondays” sneak up on me. Always. I can’t ever get my act together on my “Monday”. For the sake of not putting “Monday” in “” again, here is my halfhearted lunch for Bigs for tomorrow:


We had pizza last night for dinner. And again tonight. And Bigs is going to eat it for lunch tomorrow. I also packed veggie straws, dried apples, grapes, a yogurt sqeeze, and a Krackel candy bar.

Cold pizza for the win. And a candy bar. It isn’t that halfhearted, now, is it? Looks like my old college lunches.

He’s ahead of his times.

Monday and Tuesday blessings to you!