Monday, June 27, 2016

Make an Easy Fish Sandwich!

We're still on our Finding Dory kick (seriously, go watch it, it's awesome)!  And we generally like marine life things anyhow.  The boy is even off to marine life camp in a few weeks, learning about the ones that inhabit Puget Sound.

We've been playing around with all sorts of fun food ideas when we came up with this fish sandwich! It's easy to make and requires no fancy schmancy tools or crazy skills, just hearts, circles, and sandwich fixings.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Camp Lunches Made Easy #GladToGo

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School's finally over! It's time for a break from packing lunch until fall, but wait! There's day camp lunches looming, and sooner than you think!

I've always found day camp lunches are even harder than school lunches. At school, you at least know the lunches are indoors and sitting in a cubby or locker for most of the day. There's also a handy dandy lost and found for when things go missing. But with camp? It's usually one week per location, new kids and counselors each time, and new food rules with each camp. We've also gone to several that encourage disposable lunches because tracking reusable items isn't always practical with kids on the move.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Quick Lunch in Our New Goodbyn

We've been really liking the new Goodbyn boxes we received a few weeks ago!

They hold a lot of food, seal tightly, and come in some great colors.  Faith is even happier that she got a purple Bynto and a purple Hero since we usually opt for colors that Ben picks.

Friday, June 17, 2016

30+ Finding Dory-Inspired Under the Sea Food Ideas for Kids

Are you going to see Finding Dory this weekend?  Ben and I saw a sneak preview on Monday and we LOVED it.  It features all the beloved characters from Finding Nemo and introduces some new ones--Bailey the Beluga Whale and Destiny the Whale Shark, Dory's parents, and more.  Dory has made up her mind that her lack of memory isn't going to stop her from looking for her parents, and with the help of Nemo and Marlin, she sets off on the adventure to find them,

We've also been enjoying some Finding Dory inspired foods on the blog this week and we've put together a list of 30+ ideas for you to try at home, featuring Dory and other under the sea themed foods.  Which one would you like to try?

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Summer Dinners - What's on Your Plate?

Maybe, just maybe, it's summer in the PNW.  Or at least I'm pretending it's summer!  Back home in Texas, it would probably be one hundred billionty degrees in the shade with the sun beating down all day long.  And maybe, here in the PNW, the husband and I are debating if we need to turn the heat back on because we are cold in the house, but I'm still dreaming of summer!

Nothing says summer like fresh flavors like mango and pineapple and relaxing on the patio with chips and salsa and hanging out with friends!  I love relaxing summer dinners outside and I've been craving some great summer meals lately.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Make Mini Corndog Racers #RaceDayRelief

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Are you enjoying race season so far?  The first time I actually got into racing was several years ago on a trip to North Carolina.  There's nothing quite like being at the races with hot passes, getting down on the track, seeing the cars, and meeting the drivers to really get you into a sport!  I learned a lot on that trip and developed a new appreciation for racing.  This season, we're excited about Ty Dillon in Car #95.

No sporting event at our house is complete without snacks.  Of course, those snacks just have to be cute.  We are loving how adorable these Mini Corndog Racers are, and they are great with ketchup, mustard, or other spicy dipping sauces.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

More Finding Dory-Inspired Under the Sea Bento

We're still really really excited for Finding Dory, so we had to make another themed lunch to get ready for it! I think we may also have to do a Finding Nemo watch party before Monday night's premiere.


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