This was kind of a blah week for lunches, quite honestly. I spent a ton of time each morning nagging and supervising bickering kids so I didn’t have a ton of time leftover for creative lunch-making. I did manage to muster a Santa toothpick late in the week though. That counts, right?
Monday the cupboards were bare so Wyatt ate school lunch.
On Tuesday, Augie hand selected our Panda bento box and asked me to use it for his lunch. I was thrilled to accommodate him! He had tofu chunks, grape tomatoes, goldfish crackers, peanut butter and strawberry jam on a mini hamburger bun and clementine wedges.
Wyatt had a small brownie, tofu, goldfish and Cheez-its, clementines, raisins and a mini hamburger bun with jam. This was packed in our Laptop Lunch Box.
On Wednesday, Augie had grapes, clementines, deli turkey and Cheez-its.
Wyatt also had grapes, Cheez-its, the ever-present clementine wedges, salami and a mini hamburger bun.
Thursday’s lunches were nearly identical to Wednesdays. I swapped raisins in for the clementine in Augie’s lunch.
And I put turkey in instead of salami for Wyatt. (I even put everything in the same places in his lunch box!)
Augie got a fresh lunch on Friday though: turkey meatballs, corn, clementines, whole wheat crackers and mango chunks.
When I asked Augie at breakfast if he’d like some mango he insisted he’d never had it before (which is not true) and that mango is yucky. I told him he’d had it before and liked it a lot, but he didn’t believe me so I gave him a little piece to try. After he ate it, he looked at me with wide eyes and said, “Mama, I LOVE mango! Why yous never give me mango before dis??” Heh.
Wyatt’s lunch was hella boring and repetitive again: clementines, hamburger bun with jam, Cheez-its, and grapes with a Santa pick stuck in them. The Santa is courtesy of my girl Melissa at Another Lunch who sent me some last December when I couldn’t find Santa picks anywhere. Thanks, lady!
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