Tag Archives: Christmas

Mittens and a Christmas Tree

NOW I’m in the holiday spirit.  The stress of all of it gets to me like it does everyone else.  Sometimes you just have to resolve to do what you can and leave the rest so you can stay sane and get enough rest.  Maybe I’m just saying that because I had a decent night’s Continue Reading

Snowflakes and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

As the rest of the country is under a blanket of snow and ice, it’s forecasted to be 83 here today.  A little difficult to get in the Christmas spirit.  I certainly can’t break out the cute boots and scarves with the tropical heat cooking here.  Anyone else feel like holiday shopping hit them too Continue Reading

Gingerbread mom and the angel

So maybe this isn’t the most reverent representation of the manger scene, but I was limited on time this morning.  I wanted Miss G to have the manger scene for her lunch…the reason for the season.  Baby Jesus is made from Stretch Island fruit leather on a bed of cashews.  The angel is Justin’s Almond Continue Reading

Gift box, holly and festive cous cous

Every day with my kids is a gift.  So I decided to put a small gift in Miss G’s lunch today.  She has an almond butter and jam sandwich shaped like a Christmas gift on Rudi’s Organic Whole Grain bread.  I put a Stretch Island fruit leather bow on top.  Above that are breaded soy Continue Reading

Christmas trees and snowmen

Miss G (4) has an Easy Lunchboxes container full of goodies today.  Her entree is separate.   We are loving the mini Crimson Gold organic apples this year.  They’re a bit tart and quite crunchy.  Best of all they are preschooler sized and fit into any lunchbox.  Nothing goes to waste since even a 2 year Continue Reading