So, I rushed to make him his usual PB sandwich lunch. No time to come up with a cute idea though... the perfect day to borrow Karen of What's In Our Lunch Bags?' Polar Express lunch idea! With my train Lunch Punch, circle cookie cutter, & alphabet cutters, I put together my own version:
I made a Polar Express engine, ticket stamped "BELIEVE", & pancake PB sandwich bell with fruit leather ribbon. I doubt he'll eat the fruit leather but if he's in the mood to change things up he might surprise me. I also stuck in this Lunchbox Love note, because it was perfect for him (and it matched!) Pickle's crazy for ketchup. It's his main source of vegetable :)
For the little girls, I had already prepared a nibble tray, with no theme; it's fun enough for them to stab their food with little picks :
They got apple hearts, yogurt for dipping, strawberries, mozzarella, more apple pieces, cheddar, wienies, and pancakes. I used my FunBites to cut most of it.
I have a Review and Giveaway for FunBites posted here!
I decided to add a teeny tiny touch of Polar Express to their lunch anyways, and hot-glued a little bell to one of my kebab skewers... and I made hot chocolate to drink... and I put the movie on for them to watch while they ate.
I believe they liked it :)
Update: Pickle did not eat the fruit leather strips. He ate everything else though, and said "Finally you made my Polar Express lunch!", like he's been asking me for ages (he hasn't)... he's a funny boy.
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