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Yummy Lunches

June 29, 2010

When I was growing up, my lunch had the same things every day. One peanut butter sandwich (no jelly – that added to the cost) and a package of Hostess cupcakes or twinkies and a thermos of milk. It worked for me. I knew no different and I don’t remember being jealous of any else’s lunch. I think all the moms did pretty much the same thing.

I can’t say I have been very creative with my kids’ lunches through the years. I would mix it up some but then it never failed that I would end up giving the wrong kid the wrong thing. “Mom, you know I hate…” would be my greeting at the end of the school day.  My kids would all eventually be put in charge of making their own lunches – which I have to admit, the quality would go down at this point.

When I found these lunches, it almost made me want to take over this job again.

Spinach salad with feta cheese, almonds, grape tomatoes.  Strawberries, turkey and cheese rolled in a whole wheat flour tortilla. Thanks to Amanda of lunchbox limbo  http://bit.ly/cSYUhm for this one!

Sandwich (peppered turkey, havarti cheese, lettuce and mustard on whole grain bread), baby carrots and green grapes and SunChips. Photo credit: Another Lunch  http://bit.ly/aJst4n

Turkey and cheese roll ups on a multigrain tortilla, pretzel rods, chedder bunnies, strawberries and raisins. Thanks to Amanda of lunchbox limbo  http://bit.ly/dkmSjJ for this one!

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The colors are so beautiful it makes me want to dive in. Anyone want to volunteer to make these lunches for me?

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