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Home Cookin': Pizza Muffins 

Published September 10, 2014 at 2:47 p.m.

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When I was a kid, my mom once made me a peanut butter-and-jelly sandwich on a leftover Pillsbury breadstick for school lunch. When I turned back the tin foil in the cafeteria to reveal this homely creation, I was horrified. For many years, I wouldn't let her live it down.

I truly didn't understand what would prompt her to make such a makeshift PB&J — until I had to start packing school lunch for my own kids.

The task isn't always bad. When my kitchen is stocked from a trip to the grocery, and I have the forethought to pack lunch boxes the night before school, the chopping fruit and veggies, making sandwiches and filling cute Tupperware containers with pretzel goldfish and cheesy bunnies can actually be kind of fun.

But when it's 7a.m., I haven't been to the grocery in a week, my kids need help squeezing the toothpaste from the tube and getting their socks on and I still haven't showered, it's another story. 

This article was originally published in Seven Days' monthly parenting magazine, Kids VT.

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Alison Novak

Alison Novak

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Alison is the former managing editor at Kids VT, Seven Days' parenting publication and writes about education for Seven Days.

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