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Tooth Fairy Latest Victim of the Economy

Tooth Fairy Latest Victim of the Economy

Cutting back on cable, new clothes and trips to the gas pump are all indicators of a bad economy, but when the Tooth Fairy starts shorting kids, you know things are serious...

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Go Ahead and Sleep With Your Toddler, Study Says

Go Ahead and Sleep With Your Toddler, Study Says

"After statistical adjustment for socio-demographic characteristics, there were no behavioral or cognitive differences at age 5 between children who bed-shared with a parent during their toddler years and those who did not," researcher Lauren Hale of Stony Brook tells the...

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Working Moms Don’t Hurt Their Kids, Study Says

Working Moms Don’t Hurt Their Kids, Study Says

You can stop feeling guilty if you work away from your kids during the day. Well, a little less guilty, anyway. You are a mother. A certain amount of guilt is part of the job description. If not freedom from guilt, you can at least find validation from a British study that concludes mothers do not harm their young children emotionally or...

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Day 5 - The Kitchen Sink

Day 5 - The Kitchen Sink

Well here we are, the 5th and final day of sandwich recipes found all over the web. Except today I took it upon myself to throw some ingredients together and see if I could create something unique. I also drew inspiration from the Great Sandwich Lawsuit of 2006 that I mentioned in previous posts. Even though...

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Day 4 - German Style Ham Sandwich

Day 4 - German Style Ham Sandwich

This is definitely premature, but I think we might have a winner sandwich.  Today’s recipe is another one I stumbled across on a random web search.  It’s a different take on another lunchbox classic, the Ham Sandwich.  Here’s the...

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Day 3 - GRILLED Peanut Butter and Jelly

Day 3 - GRILLED Peanut Butter and Jelly

For the second day in a row, the sandwich recipe calls for a different take on the old lunchbox classic sandwich, peanut butter and jelly.  Today is a decidedly less healthy approach that conjures up images of Elvis.  Yes, it’s the sweet lunch treat peanut butter and jelly with all the savory preparation of a...

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Day 2 - Banana in a Bun!

Day 2 - Banana in a Bun!

Today’s sandwich selection is called Banana in a Bun.  I don’t remember which site I got this one from, but it appeared to be geared toward kids.  For anyone that knows me, I consider myself something of a child at heart and when it...

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Day 1 - The Veggie Bagel!

Day 1 - The Veggie Bagel!

As promised, today is the first day of a full week of lunchbox recipes dedicated to the Sandwich, with perhaps one or two that bend the official rules as set out by the Qdoba vs. Panera Sandwich Lawsuit of 2006 that I alluded to in...

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Irish Lunches are Smiling

Irish Lunches are Smiling

Apparently the gospel of taking lunch to school or work in creative and useful packaging has reached clear across the Atlantic.  Over the weekend, the Irish Times (Ireland’s official Newspaper of Record) published a story about the Built NY insulated lunch bags – they didn’t specify the Gourmet Getaway or the...

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Sandwich Wars

Sandwich Wars

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about THE lunchbox food.  And by that I mean, what pops into your mind first when you think of the food inside your lunchbox?  You might say Peanut Butter & Jelly, but let’s think outside the lunchbox here, people.  (okay I know that was bad, but I couldn’t resist)  Really the first thing out of someone’s mouth is probably going to be “Sandwich”.  Be it a PBJ or a ham & swiss or a turkey and lettuce...

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