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School Lunches: Turkey Ranch Roll Ups

School lunches are back!! Well at least they are at my house. If your kids aren’t back in school yet you may live vicariously through me as I find new and fun ways to make my kid eat lunch at school. My kids love school. They love being with their friends, learning new things and runing around. Mostly they love that they are on their own, without mama. So having a lunch packed  by me, isn’t as exciting as eating something someone else’s mama packed. I try very hard to make the lunches a little more exciting in order to get my kids to at least attempt to eat their food. So far it has worked. That is why I keep looking for the next great school lunch.

Finding lunch ideas:

This month I pinned several different ideas for my kids. This was one of my favorites. My family loves all things ranch flavored. So I know Turkey Ranch Roll ups will be a hit. This fabulous little lunch idea comes from Kimber at The Pinning Mama. Kimber has some fantastic ideas for keeping the boring school lunch lots of fun. This fun recipe will make your kids excited to eat lunch.

 

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School lunches may not be a kids favorite part of the day though I am very excited to get back to it!

Sweet Treats: Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Since it is still February and we all seem to be happy to indulge in a little sweetness this month we thought you would love to try this fantastic new recipe we found on Pinterest. We are in love with Pinterest. It helps us to connect with other fantastic blogs, people, and ideas! What’s not to love?

We found this incredible new recipe on The Pinning Mama. The Pinning Mama is a fabulous blog run and written by Kimber. Kimber is the mom of three currently living and blogging in Las Vegas. She loves to share fantastic recipes, activities, and crafts. From one family to another she shares incredible ideas for crafts, recipes, and holiday activities and recipes.s. They are perfect for chocolate lovers, will make an excellent treat for the month of Love, and can be frozen for future baking when you just don’t have the time or energy to make them from scratch.

What You Will Need:

1 c butter, softened
1/2 c shortening
1 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
4 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup Hershey’s Special Dark Cacao
2 tablespoon cornstarch
2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

Kimber has such an amazing method for making these cookies soft and chewy that we just know you will be coming back for more. Check out her tutorial for a step-by-step tutorial with AMAZING pictures that will make you wish you could print them right off the computer. We are sure you will love these cookies this month and always. Enjoy!

Don’t forget to check out Kimber’s other amazing ideas!