Thursday, May 16, 2013

Lunch the final frontier

Ok maybe not the final frontier but definitely the most challenging meal of the day. Bento style lunch has been a great tool to play with our imaginations and get the monkeys to eat healthier foods without getting bored. Some days they are pickier than usual, and some mornings they change their minds after we had a plan in place. I'm a sucker and do as I'm told, yes you read that right, within reason they are entirely in charge of their meals. So today is a teaser if you will for the awesome (yet rejected sniff sniff) lunches that will be featured in our post tomorrow celebrating the opening of the new Star Trek movie Into Darkness.

 In this lunch :
  • Ham and Cheese star
  • Carrots with Star Trek emblem cucumber
  • Star Trek strawberries
Today was also little blue monkey's last day of preschool so we dropped off our last round of teacher appreciation gifts.

The Class Gift - Spa at home

In this basket :
  • Oval bread basket
  • Beach towel
  • Magazine
  • Restaurant gift card
  • Bug spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Aloe gel
  • Lip balm
  • Toe nail clipper
  • Nail polish
  • Nail brush
  • Sunglasses
  • Loofa sponge
  • Gel eye mask
  • Thank you card
  • Wrapped in clear wrap and ribbon
Hopefully this gets them on the road to relaxation and pampering this summer after wrangling our silly 3 year olds this year.

Fast Teacher/Office Staff Gifts
It's so easy to forget the office staff or the special teachers but they are just as instrumental in your child's education and really appreciate the gesture not matter how small. This morning I was in a rush (shocker) and I didn't have the flower pots I needed for the flat of flowers I bought, so I punted and found a quick printable on Skip to my Lou and just wrapped it around the delicious frappuccinos, you really can't go wrong with coffee. I figure it will wash down all the sweet treats from graduation and other pinning mommas gifts that were brought in today. :) Simple, delicious, and appreciated.


  1. Yummy lunch! And such fun teacher gifts!

  2. Awesome gifts!! Love the fast lunch, too. The strawberries are shaped perfectly! Thank you for linking to 15 Minute Fridays!