Free Printable Lunch Notes

I’ll admit, school starts next week and I am not excited about it. As much as I love¬† structure and less chaos at home during the day, I also love the freedom that summer brings- to sleep in, to run errands on my own time, to do and be whatever, WHENEVER! {And, let’s be honest, I am so dreading the homework of the school year! I hate it. Almost as much as I hate laundry.}

But then there are things I love about my kids being in school. And things I get excited about. Like these free printable lunch notes from Paper Coterie.

Yes, I said Free!

I am excited to use these- aren’t they adorable?

What kid doesn’t love getting notes from mom in their lunch or backpack? My 9-year old saves each one I write, so I know it means a lot to him.

I know this would take a few extra minutes out of my already hectic mornings, but if I can make him smile even for a second during the day while he is away from me, and give him some encouragement and love… well then that is worth all the time in the world!

UPDATE 2/25/14: Paper Coterie has taken down their blog so the original link to download these notes no longer works. Until I hear from them with an updated link, HERE is the link to download the free PDF.

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Wife, mom of 5, and creator of Somewhat Simple, Stephanie has a passion to create and inspire. She is an Orange County transplant who is now enjoying life in Phoenix, AZ. She enjoys traveling, shopping, organizing, cooking and creating simple projects for her home and family.
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  1. These are adorable! Thank you for sharing. I am looking forward to school starting and for this summer heat to go away!

    By the way, I am hosting a small back to school themed party if you would like to link these up:

  2. What a wonderful printable to get us all thinking about the start of the school year. I am working on a collection of lunch box jokes. My son came to rely on them last year and even his friends noticed when I mistakenly forgot one day. This year I plan to be prepared and have a month of jokes ready ahead of time. It makes the mornings that much easier knowing I don’t have to search online for a daily joke. Thanks a lot!

  3. That’s a really lovely idea! I will start using them.

  4. Hi, I was wondering if these cute notes are still available for download as when I click on the link to go to the Paper Coterie Blog nothing happens

  5. WAW !!! I liked thisss sooo much