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Welcoming the School Year

1st Day of Grade 3
The school year is here and its time to get creative with the lunchbox meals.  This was a short 3-day week so meals have been kept simple with sandwiches 2 days and a pizza burger another.  I am putting together next weeks ideas which include a Pizza Pasta Salad.  Mmmm!  Christian is getting very vocal as to which fruit he wants to pack or if he wants ham vs. turkey on his sandwich. That`s great though because he is picking the things that I know he will eat at school and I don`t have to worry about it being trashed.  He is choosing water for his new drink thermos and, unlike last year, he is drinking it and bringing it home empty or near empty.  I am working very hard to continue to balance his meals and to keep from throwing in those extra grains.

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