5 Time-Saving Tips for Packing School Lunches

School lunch ideas
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I'm not a mom that loves the laid back, anything-goes freedom of summer vacation. I'm the mom who always greet the “Back to School” season with welcome arms! There are so many things to love about the school year: my children are back on a regular routine, early bedtimes are enforced, I'm not monitoring screen time and sibling fights all day, and I get a little time to myself while they're gone. Continue Reading

Make a Hanging Pocket Weekly Recipe Organizer

I admire people who take the time to plan their meals for the upcoming week. For me, meal planning amounts to, “What do you feel like eating tonight?” If I had a cute, hanging recipe organizer, complete with days of the week abbreviations, I just might start to plan meals more than a half hour before suppertime. Here’s the ingredients to make one:

  • fat quarter of sassy fabric
  • fat quarter of heavyweight natural muslin
  • lettered stamps (for the days of the week abbreviations, although you could use precut fabric or felt letters too)
  • ink stamp pad, if you’re going the stamp route
  • ribbon

For the entire tute, head on over to shivayanaturals.com. Continue Reading