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Welcome to the New School Year!

Can you believe it! I had a whole set of plans to share with ya'll as we got ready for school this year.... FAIL! We got so busy and we were NOT ready! But I survived, I only had like 3 hours of sleep last night. But to see my girls off to school was well worth it. Well, Eliada just goes half day, in the afternoon, so she's sitting with me in the living room watching Finding Nemo! Just got some down time, so I thought I'd just share some back to school thoughts....

We can't do it all! lol I know a lot of moms out there seem like they are so put together and look like everything is running smoothly, but I beg to differ! Sure, there are organized moms, but we all "rush" at one moment or another on the "First Day of School."

What I wish I would have done before 8am, Monday morning... (in no particular order)
Ready, with their cousin

  • Have bought Eliada's uniforms before Sunday Evening!
  • Had prepped their lunch before 2am
  • Worn make-up
  • Brushed my teeth
  • Ate breakfast
  • Brushed my hair
  • Had a moment of silence
  • Wished my girls good luck
  • Hand written a note for my girls
How did your First Day of School turn out? Was it like you planned?

But one thing I hope to keep up is #BENTO Lunches! What do you think of my first one? I have done these for the girls before, just not as fancy. We have a pb&j sammy, homemade trailmix, strawberrys and oranges and pistachios and soy/orange cookies for dessert! I have a few supplies, but hope to "collect" a bit more after school starts and throughout the year! Have any tips for a beginner?? Please share!

So hope ya'll have a great year and BE SAFE!


  1. Hey were fb friends and sometimes I post on there but follow my pinterest board. Im Amy Whitaker 3kidsforme My phone is being difficult and I cant post the link. My bento/lunchbox ideas has a lot of ideas and a lot I've made myself including toddler themed bento's as I have a 2 year old :)

  2. Hi Cinella! I found you over at What's for Lunch Wednesday. Welcome to bentoing. You are off to a great start. I bento and craft on and also run There is a themed link up each Friday. Hope your girls are off to a good school year!


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