I remember as a child getting either the standard PB&J or baloney sandwiches along with an apple or banana and water or a can of pop packed in your standard brown paper bag (yes – I got a can of pop in my lunches! Crazy eh?).
Now, instead of one lunch break, Ella gets two nutrition breaks which means I am packing TWO lunches instead of one. And of course, with the no nut policy at the school, PB&J sandwiches no longer make the cut. In addition, for some reason I thought I needed a cool lunch container with bento compartments which further complicated things as I now have to come up with 6 different things to pack each day for lunch as god forbid she eat two of the same thing. Not sure why I did this to myself! (more…)