Sunday, September 18, 2011

Don't know how she does it....

I like to cook. 

I try to feed my kids healthy and nutritious meals.

Sometimes I even attempt to make those meals look fun--happy faces made out of veggies on their plates, flowers, etc.

You know those little things that put a smile on their faces...or make the older ones groan that their mom has a weird sense of humor (but I know they love it anyway!)

For years I've been saying I should cut their sandwiches into shapes with cookie cutters...uh, that's what I've been hasn't happened yet.

I always seem to find lunch times rushed and figure the kids are lucky to get a sandwich slapped together at the last possible minute before we have to rush out the door once again.

So I shake my head and wonder how Ai  over at Tulips and Butter does it:

Seriously adorable lunches!! 

On the flip side she always wonders how I have time to craft/sew/garden/blog with 4 kids running underfoot!

Guess we all wonder "how she does it" at some point about our friends, neighbours and random strangers who seem to have it all together.

OK--I've already admitted that lunches in my house are not so creative!  BUT I did figure out a way to keep the kids burritos warm....

The burrito sock!  Made from scraps of polar fleece, a tube is sewn with one end closed and one end open. 

Warm and wrap the burrito in foil, place in sock, fold ends inside and kids have a warm wrap when school lunch time rolls around.

I'm wondering if this would work around thermoses as well--my older kids say that the thermos doesn't keep their soups/pastas/etc. warm enough.

If I get around to trying it I'll let you all know!


Ai said...

OMG, I LOVE your burrito socks! I should try to make them. :)

Thank you for introducing my blog. :D That is very sweet of you.

I totally agree about we as women wonder about other women how they do it. You know how I do it, I ignor messy house and laundries. he he he

GeorgiaBE said...

@Ai We both do it that way! :)

Shannon said...

The burrito socks are great! What a super idea!

Pati @ A Crafty Escape said...

Love the idea of a "burrito sock"!!! That Hello Kitty lunch is too cute!

Vicky said...

Love the burrito sock! LOL! I have those "I don't know how she does it" moments too! I am a new follower from Too Cute Tuesday. Vicky @

Chris said...

Hi Georgia, what a cute idea, burrito socks. If it works, then it's great, right? Thanks for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris

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