Hey there! I hope everyone had a chance to enjoy their long weekend! If you were away from your computer most of the weekend like I was, here is what you missed!
Today is my first official day of school! I went into my new school a few days last week, but today is the first day that there will be butts in the seats! I am so excited/nervous. This is the third year in a row that I have entered a new school in September. I hate being the newbie, but I know that once I’m comfortable I will do just fine. In a nutshell, those first day jitters never subside, even when you are the teacher!
Something else that WILL change?? Brown bag lunches.
Every day of school growing up, my dad got up with me in the morning. We watched re-runs of Saved By The Bell, had tea and toast, and walked to the bus stop (it was about .5 mile away).
He also sent me off with a homemade brown-bag lunch! This is what a typical school lunch looked like!
I had way too much fun putting together this graphic! haha
Today’s lunch looks a bit different.
Can we talk about my new lunch box?! I am totally in love with it. I got it at Marshall’s for $10! It’s a silicone collapsible eco lunch box from Smart Planet.
It has 3 sections, a snap in fork and spoon, and a little space for dressings.
BUT it’s collapsible!
As I have mentioned before, lunch is my least favorite meal of the day. 90% of the time my lunch is either a sandwich, soup, or yogurt. Oh or the very exciting leftovers. Very boring, and made with very little effort. It’s funny because when I Googled “healthy lunch ideas”, 90% of the results were just that, soup, sandwich or yogurt. Or a salad. I am going to try to make my lunches a little more exciting this school year. Here are a few things via-Pinterest that I plan to pack this year!
Apple and peanut butter sandwiches
Chicken salad stuffed tomatoes
Black bean quesadilla
Veggie filled baked potato
Peanut butter, banana, and jelly roll
Any fun lunch recipes? Please share!