6 Cheerful and Delicious Back to School Food Finds

Getting back to the daily grind just got a whole lot more fun.

1

Crewcuts Max the Monster Lunch Box

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Pack your little one’s sandwich in this charming googly-eyed tote and you can bet that lunch will be served with a side of giggles.

To buy: $39.50, jcrew.com.

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2

Rick Rack Egg Cup

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Dress up a simple breakfast of soft-boiled eggs and toast with these retro, rainbow-painted china egg cups.

To buy: $7, cathkidston.com.

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3

Dinner, Solved: 100 Ingenious Recipes That Make the Whole Family Happy, Including You

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Meet your weeknight dinner fairy godmother. This new cookbook is packed with fast, appealing recipes—and candid advice—that will make even the pickiest eaters ask for seconds.

To buy: $10 in paperback, amazon.com.

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4

Carr’s Apple Cider Syrup

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Liven up your family’s morning waffles with this delectable syrup, handmade in the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts from caramelized apple cider.

To buy: $24 for 12.7 ounces, mouth.com.

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5

IKEA Sommafint Drinking Straws

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Who says you can’t buy anything for a dollar anymore? This big, bright, and cheerful collection of straws will put a smile on their faces—and last through many semesters of smoothies, juices, and more.

To buy: $1 for 149, ikea.com.

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6

Funbites Food Cutter

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Pack up the cookie cutters. This clever grid slices cheese, fruit, and sandwiches into bite-size cubes—perfect for little fingers and lots of lunchbox fun.

To buy: $13, target.com.

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