back to school

lunch-packing drawer

A drawer for all my lunch-packing essentials is a real sanity saver once the school year kicks in. If you don’t have an entire drawer to spare, try finding a spot for a small basket or container that will corral everything and make yourself a little lunch-packing zone. I am a strong believer in having your […]


what we pack lunches in… still

UPDATE: Our daughter is approaching her 14th birthday in a couple of weeks. School and the morning routines that come with are completely different now that we are homeschooling, but these containers are still holding up! We still use them at least 3-4 times a week to pack large snacks (and lunch) for study sessions […]


15 more days (sorta)

The 9yo starts an outdoor summer camp tomorrow that will be thrusting us all back into morning realities a full two weeks before school starts. Yikes! So… instead of sitting down tonight and thoughtfully planning out my week of meals, I had to make sure that the kitchen was ready for a solid breakfast (at […]