Phwew! Summer’s almost coming to an end. Can you believe it? This was Wyatt’s last week at day camp and Augie’s last week at his beloved day care. (sniff!) Next week we are going to be on “vacation”, doing fun things around the Bay Area and then the week after that it’s back to school for Wyatt and the start of preschool for Augie! Exciting times!
Monday’s day camp snack was whole wheat crackers, some cheese stars (layered in between the crackers) and blueberries.
On Tuesday, Augie’s lunch for day care was snap peas, leftover orzo with butter and garlic, leftover bbq chicken (cut from the bone) and blueberries.
Wyatt’s snack was blueberries, graham crackers and an individually wrapped licorice stick for a treat.
On Wednesday, Augie had grape tomatoes, deli turkey roll-ups, a store-bought yaki onigiri rice ball from the freezer and peas. (His daycare provider heats the peas for him.)
Wyatt had crackers and an apple, but I didn’t take a picture because we were in a big rush and it was boring.
On Thursday, Wyatt took turkey roll-ups and Scrabble Cheez-its for his snack.
Wyatt is newly obsessed with Beyblades and the kids love to play with them on their snack breaks at camp, so I attempted to make him a Beyblade bento today — “attempted” being the key word here rather than “successful”. I wrote “Thunder Libra” the name of his Beyblade on his tofu with food-safe markers, along with a drawing of the Libra scales. When I showed it to him and asked him what he thought about it, he said “What is that?” even though his Beyblade was in his hand. Ha! Once I explained it to him, he acted like he thought it was pretty cool, but I suspect he was just being polite.
As I said, the boys are not in camp/school/day care next week so I probably won’t be packing many lunches, but look for a week long series of posts about some bento basics and answers to questions that I am asked a lot! See you soon!
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