The Final Stretch: Lunches

Here is a hilarious beginning vs end of the school year post on BuzzFeed.

Here is lunch at the beginning of the school year:


and at the end:


I have not quite sunk that low, but I can tell you that I have 49 lunches left to pack.  Yes, I’m counting.

applesAnd that is why I am always glad to hear about new things to put in the lunchbox.  Ontario grown and produced Martin’s Apple Chips are new to the market, and they were kind enough to send us a sample.

They are 100% apple.  That’s it, that’s all.  The apples are thinly sliced and dehydrated and have a lovely crispy crunch.  I really enjoyed them on their own, but they also make a great gluten-free alternative for cheese crackers.  Check out the other ideas on their blog.

We love to support local businesses and to tell you about the products that we have received and enjoyed.  This definitely checked a lot of boxes for us: healthy, tasty, local.




4 thoughts on “The Final Stretch: Lunches

  1. I do it the same with my child! And she sometimes answer me with text like “i love you mom” put it in my mirror or my bag or fridge, it´s great! (sorry if my english it isn´t good, so long!)

    • Oh my goodness. If I got a text thanking me for lunch I would ask, “Who are you, and what have you done with my child?” You are lucky to get such sweet messages.

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