Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Bento Box Lunches

The pin I was inspired by was here

Basically, I fell in love with the concept of a Bento Box from this website, but decided to make Bento boxes that are more for the taste of my children!
Here are the items I used:
Bento Box
Tiny forks
Little snack cups 
Cheese Sticks
Lunch Meat
Pasta Salads (you can even buy them pre made) 
Chex Mix
Sushi Rolls
Yogurt Squeezers
Rice Krispie Treats
Tortilla Chips with salsa

This isn't a really hard concept, but check out how mine turned out :)  I have to admit I kinda thought they were fun!  The question is... how fun will they be after a few days heehee

Here are some fun tips:
Use the mini cups for dressings to encourage your kids to eat their vegis!
Use tiny cookie cutters to cut sandwiches and cucumbers into shapes
Cut up your cheese stick and put cheese and lunch meat on a toothpick.  
Keep it simple!  You can really go crazy with these boxes.  I found some pretty funny examples of these…

Add a cute lunch box printable to your Bento box.  You can even just tape it to the inside lid!  There are so many you can find on Pinterest.  
I used these and there is a printable you can download on the original pin! 

Friday, August 22, 2014

Bells Palsey and Doterra Essential Oils

My brother got Bells Palsey about a year ago and recorded his progress on his you tube channel.  For anyone who is going through this experience, I thought I would link you to his you tube page HERE.  It is pretty amazing, and I am sure you if you or someone you know is going through this, it might give you a glimpse of hope through your recovery!

The most amazing thing he discovered is how much DoTerra Essential Oils helped him in his recovery.  Once he started using the oils, he immediately began to heal.  He used a combination of frankincense, thyme, clove, aromatouch, lemon grass, melissa, patchouli, bergamot and peppermint.  I would definitely go to his you tube page to get the details on how to use these!

My sister in law also has a fun blog she posts beauty secrets on.  She did a blog post with much more specific information on this process on her blog HERE.  Check it out if this is something that is effecting your life! 

Good luck if it is and have a fabulous weekend!  Thanks for reading...


Thursday, August 21, 2014

First Day of School!

Today was the first day of school and it felt so bizarre to have a few moments of silence around the house!  
 I can't believe that Kayla will be a SENIOR this year!  She is Student Body Secretary.  Fun times coming up ahead for us!!
Ashley is in EIGHTH GRADE.  She is my "enthusiastic" student.
Brayden is in FOURTH grade and he has to wear a uniform to school.  I think he was the LEAST excited to be back :)

Yep - you guessed right.. I have 3 kids in 3 different schools.  The process to get them all off in the morning is 2 hours long since they all have different start times.  I love being a Mom to these kiddos.