Mom’s Day Off Blog Hop

Posted on: May 13, 2012

My lovely blogger ladies decided that it would be fun to give dads and/or little ones a chance to pitch in for lunch and give us a hand for a day!  What a great idea!  So please make sure to push the button at the end of each post to see what everyone’s families did to help mom out for Mother’s Day!

My little Miss G is 4.  She ALWAYS wants to help.  I do love for her to help me, but most of the time the help she wants to give is in the morning rush to finish breakfast, making lunches & run out to school.  This morning I started her early so she could choose all the things for her own lunch.  She chose the ice cream cone shaped LunchPunch for her favorite sandwich shape out of the hundreds of cutters that we have.  She also said she wanted LOTS of pink since it is her favorite color.

She filled her smaller compartments in her Easy Lunch Box with 2 pink silicone cups , cut her sandwich shapes out of the loaf of Rudi’s Whole Grain organic bread and asked for her favorite standard, Justin’s Almond Butter & raspberry jam.  She was surprised that it was tough to spread the almond butter without ripping the bread.

I let her choose which fruits & vegetables she wanted.  She chose the picks and put it all together by herself.  She said she wanted a lot of pink sprinkles, and I told her she could just for today.  She even knew that she needed honey (agave nectar) to make them stick.  I had to laugh.  I think I’m so special at this, but she has been watching me so intently that the lunch looked an awful lot like something I would have done myself (minus the loads of sprinkles and too much food) and just a tad bit messier than me.

Finishing up:

She wanted to choose the background paper herself for the official picture, and insisted that she also take the photo of her lunch too.  She included watermelon, honeydew melon, mini carrots and threw in cashews and dried cherries in the green cup at the end. She also chose a Hello Kitty pick and a pink racoon pick to add in the end.

Here is her photo which I only cropped:

And here’s the photo I took of her.  I’m not including her beautiful, proud face, but know that she has a HUGE smile from doing this all by her 4 year old self!

Please hop over to Ludicrous Mama’s page called Biting The Hand That Feeds You to see what her munchkin did for her lunch!

15 Responses to "Mom’s Day Off Blog Hop"

Aww she did such a great job! Hope you had a nice Mothers Day!!

What a cute lunch! Happy Mother’s Day!

Such a bright and cheerful looking lunch! Love the addition of the little pink raccoon!

Isn’t it wonderful to have our little girls work lunches with us? She did awesome! Hope you both had a lovely Mother’s day together.

So cute. Another bento supply hoarder in the making. ;) I love that she wanted to do it all herself.

What a pretty lunch! I didn’t know about the honey. Thanks for the tip!

Beautiful job Miss G! Love her healthy choices and her pretty colours!

I love the sprinkles! I never thought to get those out for my girls. Next time I will!

What a beautiful lunch! Great job, Miss G!

Thanks, KL! I will tell her :)

She did so great! There’s no way I could have spread the almond butter at 4. I STILL have a hard time doing it sometimes :)

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