Fun Lunch box Ideas for the Family Week 4

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Here comes some fun lunch box ideas to try next week!  


Easy Lunchbox Ideas for the Family __ 


Howdy everyone! Another week of school has gone by.  Have you found yourself stuck in the same old  sandwich rut? If so, I have made a couple different types of sandwiches this week.  I hope this helps spark some new ideas for your lunchboxes!

Here are the Fun Lunch Box Ideas for the Family – Week 4.  As always, I try to make all of these lunches in 10 minutes or less.  We are ALL rushed in the morning…. I know. 

PS. Happy Talk Like a Pirate Day!

{ School Lunch } Happy Talk Like a Pirate day! For this Planetbox lunch there  is a treasure map bagel thin sandwich, string cheese, carrots, kiwi, raspberries, an “X” graham cracker cookie and some dry cereal for dessert.  

Easy lunchbox ideas for the family - Talk Like A Pirate Day Lunch -

This was big D’s FAVORITE lunch this week! That girl loves sprinkles }

{ School Lunch }  Here I packed a fairy bread sandwich in one of our EasyLunchboxes.  Fairy bread is an easy way to jazz up a boring sandwich. Simply use small cookie cutters to remove shapes and place sprinkles in the cut out.  I also have some pretzels, a Plum Kids Mash Up, fresh fruit and vegges packed.  


Fairy Bread sandwich - Easy Lunchbox Ideas for the family- Family Fresh Meals 




{ School Lunch } PB&J dumpling press sandwich, broccoli & cauliflower with small container of dip, kiwi and strawberries, pretzels and yogurt covered raisins. 

Easy Lunchbox Ideas for the family - Family Fresh

Easy Lunchbox Ideas for the Family -

I just had to show you how easy it is to make these little pocket sammies.

Simply put filling in the middle of 1 slice of bread, lay into a dumpling press, and seal. 

That’s it!  That boring old PB&J just transformed into a lunchbox favorite!



 { School Lunch }  For this lunch there are 2 mini croissants, a small container of jelly, olives, pineapple, banana chips and some fruit snacks. 

Easy Lunchbox Ideas for the family - 



I only had the chance to take pictures of one of my lunches this week. Who am I kidding, this week was so freaking crazy, I didn’t even get a chance to eat lunch most days. Ugh! 


{ Mommy Lunch } Here I made a salad using scraps from the girl’s lunchbox cut-outs, a hard boiled egg, plum and some peapod chips.  I used my yummy Homemade Cilantro Ranch  dressing for this salad. YUM!   Packed in EasyLunchboxes  

Easy Lunchbox Ideas for the family - Lunchbox scraps make a yummy salad for mommy! -

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Corey, Darryl, Big D & Little D










Here is what I used to make these Fun Lunch box Ideas for the Family!




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  1. says

    What a fantastic array of lunch ideas! My daughter has celiac and needs to be gluten free, but so many of your lunches can be easily adapted. I LOVE LOVE the dumpling press! That is a must have, I think, for my near future :)

    • Corey says

      Thank you so much Dana! Yes, the dumpling press is so much fun and so easy to use. I’ll try to be posting new lunch ideas each week, so make sure to check back :) XO

  2. Nikki says

    Corey, I just LOVE your blog! I’m a 27 year old “grown up” with no kids but after stumbling on your blog I have started packing Bento lunches for my husband and I and we are the envy of our coworkers! Yes, I use the cute sauce containers and picks and colorful food cups. No shame! Everyone is so jealous and I am actually excited to eat the lunches I bring. Every day the POLICE MEN I work with can’t wait to see what my lunch looks like. Hahaha! Your ideas are fun for us big kids too! Keep posting!

  3. tiffany stevenson says

    where did you get the product to close the bread ends? Sorry this is in all caps. i’m not sure why this is stuck. But I love your blog. my kids now really hate school lunches. I have a child that we must change diet. you have given me some real insight fully things that i can do. Thank you

    • Corey says

      I have images with links at the bottom of the post as to where I got everything Tiffany :) I think the item you are talking about is this one

      I hope that helps and good luck with lunch packing! I am always here to help :)


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