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About Marina

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    My son loves lunchables or pb&j!

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    Jeana O'donnell-Murphy says:

    They love to take Lunchables for part of their lunch

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    good luck with your meal maker challenge I liked the way you presented your wrap. I’m terrible at cutting things in half.

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    Michelle White says:

    So far this year it is a pb and j, pirates booty, apple juice and a cookie.
    Michelle W

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    My daughter loves tortilla pinwheel sandwiches!

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    My oldest son says his favorite is chicken nuggets

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    Patricia Wojnar Crowley says:

    They love the Cosmic Pizza at school!

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    Ashley Sifers says:

    Pizza Lunchables.. I like them too :)

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    Sarah Harding says:

    my daughter likes the school tacos

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    my son loves pizza

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    My daughter loves a ham and cheese sandwich.

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    Michele L. says:

    Peanut butter and grape jelly is still #1

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    Christina Burrell says:

    Cheese sandwich, fruit snacks and pudding

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    My daughter loves when I pack her a salad for lunch.

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    My daughter likes to take goldfish and strawberries in her lunch
    Thank you!

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    My son loves pizza and tossed salad day (every Friday)

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    Celery sticks with peanut butter (and pizza from school)
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

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    its pb&j lol

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    Peanut butter & jely sandwich with cocolate milk and raisins.

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    Kimberly Schotz says:

    Any kind of pasta

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    D Schmidt says:

    My son loves ham, cucumber and cream cheese sandwiches accompanied by grapes and a yoghurt

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    Elaine Lund says:

    My daughter likes turkey sandwiches

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    My sons love salami stuffed with cream cheese.

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    Paul T/Pauline T says:

    sloppy joe and pizza- – – Paul T/Pauline T aka Paul Tran….. emscout9 at Hotmail dot com

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    susan hartman says:

    Pizza day at school is her favorite

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    barbara dunaway says:

    peanut butter and jelly

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    Christina says:

    My daughter loves taking salad or just cut up fresh veggies and cheese cubes with dip. My son loves to take any leftover pasta we’ve had for dinner or ham/cheese rollups

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    My child loves peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. THank you

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    My son’s school last year would do a monthly Papa Johns Pizza and he loved that

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    Leann Lindeman says:

    back in the day when i packed my daughters lunch peanut butter.. no jelly was her fav.

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    Priscilla Benavides says:

    My son loves lunchables or peanut and butter sandwiches.

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    Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    Sloppy joe with cheese and to Tomato soup
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  33. 34

    My daughter likes to take cheese, crackers, and fruits for school lunches. My son loves the nuggets & pizza@!

  34. 35

    I make a vegetarian nut loaf that my daughter loves.

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    They like grilled cheese sandwiches from the cafeteria. Thanks!

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    Oh… NOW I see the vote #. It’s 170. (I couldn’t find it when I clicked Enter.)

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    (I am doing this again, I am not sure if it posted due to a computer glitch)
    My son likes pizza.

  38. 39

    My grandson likes Turkey sandwiches.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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    Sharon Rooney says:

    My daughter loved fluff a nutter sandwiches.

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    My daughter loves chicken tenders and 100% skim milk Mozzarella string cheese

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    That would definitely have to be pizza.

  42. 43

    My son likes a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and my daughter likes a bagel with cheese.

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    Marilyn Wons says:

    PJ on crustless bread is his favorite lunch!

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    Amanda K. says:

    It would definitely have to be tacos!

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    My daughter likes to take a cheese sandwich, tommy toe tomatoes & cucumber slices, almonds, and yogurt. Thanks for the opportunity!

  46. 47

    My daughter loves my egg salad sandwiches and chocolate pudding!

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    She loves kimbap.

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    my kids love pizza for lunch–they could eat it everyday if i would let them :)

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    Peanut Butter and Jelly

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    My kid is a vacuum… She has a different favorite every day, too. lol

    Hmm… tough. I think her favorite today is pizza.

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    kelly nicholson says:

    Name your child’s favorite school lunch. (May be something from the cafeteria/ something you pack from home)

    no child..mine is steak,so does that count?

  52. 53

    My kids love lunchables when I pack their lunch or pizza when they have it at school.

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    My nephew loves hard boiled eggs, pita chips, yogurt and raisins

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    My daughter loves my homemade chili over rice with a dollop of sour cream or some shredded cheese. I pack chopped tomatoes, avocados, or sliced black olives on the side.

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    My spouse likes the different canned pasta..

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    ELIZABETH C. says:

    My son loves tuna fish.

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    alyce poalillo says:

    Mac and cheese

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    nephew likes peanut butter and jelly and an apple with chips and a drink.

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    Ann Fantom says:

    I pack my daughter’s lunch unless they have pizza in the cafeteria that day

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    Michelle L says:

    My child loves nutella toasts for lunch

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    Peanut butter and honey on whole wheat bread

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    nannypanpan says:
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    Meat slice and cheese sandwich

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    Amanda Hoffman says:

    gold fish and cheese sticks

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    Peanut butter and jelly sandwich…I’m so lucky, easy lunch…he also likes fresh cut broccoli and juice on the side. :-) Thank you.

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    Linda Lansford says:

    fave is pizza

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    Darlene Ysaguirre says:

    Sliced Cucumbers in lemon juice

  68. 69

    My granddaughter loves a peanut butter and strawberry jelly sandwich, carrot sticks and raisins in her lunch box.

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    My son takes a ham sandwich with cheese.

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    my kids love the school’s tacquitos

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    My child’s favorite lunch was peanut butter and jelly with milk and baby carrots/ranch dressing.

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    Debbie Welchert says:

    My grandchildren love the school’s chicken tacos.

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    Bologna and cheese, carrot/celery sticks with ranch dressing dip, raisins and a cookie.

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    kathy dunaway says:

    My son loves the pizza that they serve at the school.

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    Ham sandwiches are a favorite!

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    they love lunchables

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    Her favorite lunch from school would be pizza. She loves PB sandwiches when she is packing a lunch.

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    Kristin S says:

    Both my daughters love the school chicken patties!

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    paige chandler says:

    She loves Peanut Butter on white with no crust

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    Katharine D says:

    His favorite is the school pizza

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    Penny Snyder says:

    Peanut butter & banana!!

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    Liz Terek says:

    Pizza or chicken wraps

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    Christina says:

    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches on whole wheat bread!

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    Christine says:

    Pizza Lunchables, celery sticks

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    Monique Rizzo says:

    Turkey and cheese
    Thanks for the chance.

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    My son loves pizza. :)

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    Mary Casper says:

    peanut butter and jelly sandwhiches

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    Cynthia R says:

    loves peanut butter and jelly with some kind of fruit and crackers or chips

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    Jessica To says:

    My son loves the school’s salisbury steak and gravy with mashed potatoes and green beans!

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    Tari Lawson says:

    My son likes yogurt, string cheese and a cookie.

  91. 92

    Ham and chesse is a favorite.

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    Chicken wraps :)

  93. 94

    My son loves pizza at school.

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    My kids like Bosco sticks, which are big soft breadsticks that have mozzarella cheese inside.

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    Peanut butter and jelly sandwich and baby carrots


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    Sandwich and fruit – Thanks!

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    HappyMomC says:

    Snack pack puddings and cheese puffs!

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    pizza, french fries, and chicken stips

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    Cody Anderson says:

    The school always has pizza on Friday and it is her favorite so she always buys lunch on Friday.

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    Mary Calabrese says:

    Mexican haystacks. Whatever they are!

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    Allison Downes says:

    My kids both love the Pizza at school

    thanks for the giveaway!

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    ham sandwhich, yogurt and pretzels

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    Megan Cromes says:

    my son loves pizza.;)thanks!

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    wendy wallach says:

    peanut butter and pretzels is my daughters favorite lunch

    madamerkf at aol dot con

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    librarypat says:

    They always enjoyed cheese sandwiches with an apple and oreos.
    Favorite lunch from school was pizza and a salad.

    Patricia in rafflecopter.

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    my daughter loves ham and cheese sandwiches

  107. 108

    I’d pick pizza – even schools can’t make it too bad!

  108. 109

    My daughter loves the baked chicken at school but she usually takes her lunch.

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    brocoli n carrots n ranch dip, ham n cheese roll up and water! yeah shes weird! lOL

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    Ham and Cheese

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    peanut butter & jelly sandwich and some fruit

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    amy marantino says:

    PB&J on a bagel, with a granny smith apple and yoo-hoo

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    they like the lunchables with candy in them
    tcogbill at live dot com

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    Kristy thiel says:

    definitely a PB&J Rollup!

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    Peanut butter and jelly, sliced strawberries, and carrots & ranch dressing

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    I only gave my daughter a Lunchable once last school year, but I’m pretty sure it was her favorite :-)

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    my little grandson loves fresh veggies & ranch dressing

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    PB & J, pear slices, and milk.

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    Kimberly B. says:

    Favorite lunch is pizza pockets with apple slices.

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    tina mcgraw says:

    my kids love chicken nuggets from the cafeteria

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    My granddaughter loves to take homemade cookies in her lunch.

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    my nephews’ like pizza and cupcakes.

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    Matthew Roren says:

    peanutbutter and jelly!

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    Ham and Swiss on wheat.

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    kyl neusch says:

    pb and j

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    Taco day is always a hit.

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    Kerrie Mayans says:

    They like pepperoni pizza.

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    Believe it or not…. broccoli!

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    Elizabeth Johnson says:

    My kids always liked the pizza at school.

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    Diana Stanhope says:

    It has always been PB& J with strawberry jam.

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    Wanda McHenry says:

    Ham and cheese pinwheels

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    Our school lunch is pretty nasty, all pre-frozen reheated in a cellophane wrapper. Their favorite is taco salad brought from home!

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    debbie jackson says:

    chicken nuggetts and macaroni and cheese debbie jackson, djackson1958 at hotmail dot com

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    Homemade soup (in a thermos) and crackers

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    LOVES pb&J!!

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    DC JARREAU says:

    She likes pizza from the cafeteria

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    Cheryl Reinhardt says:

    Peanut butter and jelly sandwich!

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    Cheese sandwiches are what my son eats all the time.

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    KIM CRAWFORD says:


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    Jessica Vaughan Gengler says:

    We homeschool so I do not pack lunches. :-)

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    Theresa D says:

    Pizza for hot lunch at school is always a fave.

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    Shannon B says:

    pb & j lunchables

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    Lucy Schwartz says:

    Our second daughter just loved the grade school’s mac and cheese. She was one of the few. When her little brother got to grade school he brought her a baggie filled with it. he said his friends helped fill the bag. She was touched , I was horrified.

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    Nuggets and mashed potatoes.

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    Nicole C. says:

    My daughter loves peanut butter & jelly.

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    yes you can send to me

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    My son’s favorite lunch is a chicken salad sandwich.

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    Tuna sandwich. She loves it!

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    My son loves nutella and PB sandwiches

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    Ellen Levickis says:

    he says they have the best pizza

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    The old reliable, PB&J on white bread.

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    kathy pease says:

    my son loves ham sandwiches and doritos

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    Paula Michele Hafner says:

    They love pb&j made with grape jelly.

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    Angela Neynaber says:

    My daughter likes the chicken salad at school.

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    turkey and cheese sandwich, chips or carrot sticks and granola bar

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    they love the chicken teriyaki from school

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    Turkey Sandwich with Swiss cheese

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    My kids love sushi! And it’s a lot easier to make than people think. Their favorites are: asparagus with cream cheese; cucumber, carrot, and avocado; ham lunch meat with pickles; and broccoli with cheddar cheese. Just about anything you’d put into a rice casserole can be made into a sushi roll!

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    Ed Nemmers says:

    Peanut butter and jelly!

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    a mini bagel with a slice of cheddar cheese and some grapes

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    Ham & Cheese is the favorite in our house.

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    PB & J sandwiches are the most fav

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    My kids love tuna sandwiches from home

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    Peanut butter and honey sandwiches.

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    Peggy Rydzewski says:

    His favorite differs all the time. I have him help

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    Jeni Lutz says:

    My son like pb&j and the school pizza

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    My daughter loves a ham and cheese roll-up!

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    She loves pirate’s booty popcorn, strawberries, carrots, and PB and grape jelly on gluten free bread.

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    Theresa H says:

    peanut butter sandwich

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    Ham and cheese sandwich

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    Susan Smith says:

    My daughter likes the schools pizza

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    jeannine s says:

    Jelly sandwich, frozen grapes, water

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    Saver Sara says:

    my sons loves larabars added to his lunch!

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    He loves Pizza!

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    She likes peanut butter and jelly

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    Mary Cloud says:

    They love the pizza

    annabella @ centurytel dot net

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    Charity S says:

    Ham & Cheese Sandwich

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    Leslie Luke Stanziani says:

    My kids love ravioli.

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    Carolyn Daley says:

    Turkey, ham, and cheese sandwich

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    peanut butter and banana on wheat

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    anything with fries lol

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    Dawn Lopez says:

    My son loves Pizza and Ice Cream from the school cafeteria!

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    Carole Ingram says:

    They love their lunchables :)

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    Sarah Yurga says:

    processed chicken – lol – strips, popcorn chicken, nuggets – all of them!!!

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    They love Nutella sandwiches.

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    Tanya White says:

    my kids like the pizza they serve at school on fridays.

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    Dawn Reid says:

    The Pizza from school

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    Trisha McKee says:

    Strangely, my daughter loves the school’s salisbury steak.

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    peanut butter and jelly

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    john mains says:

    peanut butter jelly sandwich

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    tracey byram says:

    Liz likes the chicken fingers and tater tots at her school.

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    He loves pizza at school

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    Angela Garland says:

    Peanut butter and Jelly

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    Peanut butter and jelly sandwich, applesauce, and a juicebox

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    favorite school lunch is peanut butter and jelly sandwiches

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    Mine like bento lunches- a little bit of everything.

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    Melanie Montgomery says:

    A ham and cheese sandwich!

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    they like lunchables

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    She loves pizza day!

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    PB&J pudding snack pack…fruit and apple juice

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    they love the school pizza.

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    PB&J and scooby doo fruit treats!

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    Heather S says:

    PB&J and a cookie with fruit juice

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    jeanne conner says:

    Tuna sandwich is a fave..

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    My daughter likes to pack peanut butter and jelly.

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    Paula Tavernie says:

    He likes the schools pizza!
    ptavernie at yahoo dot com

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    My son likes a turkey sandwich with mayo and mustard

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    jules mcnubbin says:

    she loves cheddar cheese, ham and grapes

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    I would say currently it is the school pizza that is winning the race.

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    School chicken patty sandwiches

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    My son likes the school pizza.


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    Seyma Shabbir says:

    Cheese pizza or Mushroom pizza

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    Gaines Simmons says:

    Hello, how are you? Thank you for this opportunity. The kids love my roast-beef subs.

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    Christina Moore says:

    ham and cheese

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    Gaines Simmons says:

    Hello, how are you? Thank you for this opportunity. They love their own pencil sharpeners.

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    Crunchy Munchy Chili

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    Jennifer Peaslee says:

    turkey sandwich, fruit roll up, juice box

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    Stacey Cockrell says:

    He wants Pizza everyday but I refuse to let him live on it.

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    Caitlin McClure says:

    Sammiches and fruit

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    Chrissy Nestor says:

    My daughter loves her school’s Gumbo

    chrissylea1979 (at)gmail(dot) com

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    shirley zolenski says:

    She likes the schools mock duck

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    My oldest loves the salad bar & my youngest would have a Lunchable everyday if I allowed him to.

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    Aaron Bretveld says:

    PB&J is always popular as a sandwich, so that is just fine with me since it is so easy to make for lunch.

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    Teresa Thompson says:

    She likes nuggets and fruit.

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    Katherine says:

    I loved nachos

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    My son likes mac ‘n cheese

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    Gary Emes says:

    SPaghettios, plain no meatballs no hotdogs…

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    My children love salami sandwiches

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    It was Pizza day at school.

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    Geoff Codner says:

    My kid loves pizza!

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    Love chicken sandwiches and pizza

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    Brenda Elsner says:

    My kids love the pizza!!

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    Whitney L says:

    He loves chicken nuggets the best!

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    Tacos and nachos

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    Amy DeLong says:

    he likes the turkey or ham deli sandwich,he also likes the salisbury steak

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    My daughter likes ham & cheese sandwiches

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    Buddy Garrett says:

    Chicken nuggets are our daughter’s favorite.

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    sherri wellman says:

    He likes school pizza. The girls like the salads! Go girls!

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    Beverly Metcalf says:

    We like peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and bananas.

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    Her current favorite is turkey sandwich with avocado.

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    her’s is nachos and cheese

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    jessica schueler says:

    My son Loves Ramen noodles for lunch, my daughter loves nutella and peanut butter sandwiches.

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    Elisabeth Benjamin says:

    My daughters favorite lunch is school pizza on Fridays

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    Cold pasta salad

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    Barbara Long says:

    Chicken nuggets is their favorite.

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    My children love my cold pasta salad I make them for their school lunches.

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    Peanut butter and jelly!

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    SHEILA tf says:

    usually ham and cheese or pb&J with a piece of fruit (or cut up fruit) and cheese sticks