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11/3/13 10:39 A

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I only go to the office 3x each week but, like you guys, I pack for the week and take all three lunches into work on my first workday each week. We have a big fridg, so storage at work is not an issue. Often I'll make soup on the weekend (this week bean & kale) and pack serving-size containers for my week at work.

The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.

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10/4/13 8:04 P

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Hubby and I always make our sandwiches/lunches the night before, right after supper. So you are cleaning up along with the supper dishes and kitchen is closed when we are done. Sometimes I cut up fruit for myself in the morning. emoticon

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9/24/13 5:45 P

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Great ideas to share with us. I think I will try this this week. Thank you.


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JOLA11 Posts: 147
9/23/13 7:29 P

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Agreed - I do the same kind of thing but I don't generally eat bread. So I buy baby carrots, celery, apples, hummus - whatever produce is on sale really. Then I wash and bag for the week. I generally add an ounce of cheese (calcium) and I have lunches for the week for a very low cost. Healthy and cheap - you can't beat it. Also, if you eat the same stuff for a week you can just copy your lunch every day, which saves tracking time!

9/23/13 5:45 P

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To save money and calories, many of us pack lunches for ourselves and our families. On Saturday or Sunday evenings, I pull out 5 bags that I will use for my hubby's lunches for Monday through Friday. I have zip lock bags ready to bag the snacks for each day= chips, cheese curls, pretzels,etc. I pull out the dessert- cookies, granola bars, fruit cups, pudding or whatever you decide. I assemble each lunch with one snack item, dessert, and fruit. I place these bags in the refrigerator till I need them. All I need is to add a sandwich and I am done! I even place 2 pcs of bread in the freezer in a zip loc. The day before- I take out the frozen bread, add mayo and mustard along with ham, turkey or whatever and put it in my premade lunch bag. You are ready to go@! It is fresh and defrosted by the time hubby is ready to eat it! A real time saver for me!!!!!!!!!!

FOCUS- one day at a time..... Progress NOT perfection

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