Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Best Gifts for Foodie Teens & Tweens

Do you have foodie teens or tweens in your life?  I definitely do!  Both of mine love to cook and bake and eat, and I'm always looking for great gift ideas to encourage this.

Foodie kids are a group of their own, since most moms and dads already have a well stocked kitchen , but there are lots of great ideas to inspire teens' and tweens' culinary creativity.  Check out our best gifts for foodie teens and tweens, as part of a larger group of gift ideas and lists for tweens and teens.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Fuel the Amazing with #YoplaitGoBig

It's sometimes hard to believe that this blog is almost 10 years old.  At the time, I was trying to create lunches for my 4 year old, because I was worried that she wouldn't have enough time to eat in kindergarten that fall.  Now she's 14 and starting high school, and can make a gorgeous lunch on her own (even though I still like doing it for her).

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Mummy Dog Bento Snack

We had a stormy weekend, so we hunkered down and spent a fun weekend indoors.  We decided to go all out with a movie night and make mummy dogs, root beer floats, and popcorn.  We had one mummy dog leftover and I knew it would be perfect for a bento snack box.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Scrat's Frozen Yogurt Snack Bites

It's a long rainy weekend here in the PNW. Apparently, we have some type of storm front coming through. We've decided that the logical assumption is to hunker down, stay indoors, and have a movie weekend.

Fox Home Insiders sent us the new Ice Age: Collision Course, so that's one of our picks for this weekend.  To go with it, we made Scrat's Frozen Yogurt Snack Bites to enjoy with our movie.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

A Mummy Bento for Halloween

Mummy lunches are one of my favorite Halloween lunches because they are super simple to make!  All you need is round sandwich bread and your favorite flavor of white cheese, plus a knife, and they look great in a lunchbox.  My kids usually just flip the cheese parts inwards when they eat the sandwich so it all stays contained.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

First Halloween Bento of the Season

I'm lifting my after my birthday Halloween rule this year, mostly because last year, it backfired on me.  Apparently, fall in the PNW is rainy, so we had to take advantage of decorating on a sunny day.  Since I'm now in the Halloween spirit, we're starting with Halloween lunches!

Friday, September 30, 2016

Great Apple Ideas for Fall #SoFabSeasons

Do apples just scream fall to you?

Here in the PNW, we're all about fall apples, and the local farmers' markets are full of locally grown apples.  We've been enjoying great apple snacks here (take a look at the Caramel Apple Pudding Parfait from a few days ago) and we're sharing our recipe along with others in a collection of amazing apple themed posts from the Social Fabric community. If you're out shopping this weekend, I'd recommend picking up some fresh apples and trying out these amazing recipes!


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