Back to School with Olivia & Megan

Today on our Foodie Friday Back to School edition, we introduce you to Mary’s adorable nieces, Olivia and Megan. They live in New Jersey and are going into third grade and kindergarten this fall. Their answers to our questions are truly precious!

What most excites you about going back to school?

Olivia: The bus ride so I hang out with my friends.

Megan: My favorite thing is going on the bus with Olivia.

What makes you nervous about going back to school?

Olivia: Who I have to sit next to in class

Megan: The first day makes me nervous.

What is your favorite school lunch?

Olivia: Buying school lunch is gross! I like my mom’s lunches best.

Megan: I’m in half day kindergarten so get to eat lunch at home with my mom.

Do you buy school lunch or make your own?

Olivia: My mom makes my lunch everyday. She makes me lots of good things, like hummus with carrots and crackers, peanut butter and jelly, or turkey with cheese. I also got a Thermos so I can take hot foods this year. That will be fun.

Megan: My mom makes me a ham sandwich with mayo and honey mustard.

What is your favorite after school snack?

Olivia: I like salty snacks. Especially my Poppy’s Chex Mix. I love when he gives us a giant bag of it.

Megan: I like apple slices with peanut butter.

What’s your favorite snack your parents will let you have?

Olivia: Sometimes my mom treats us with cookies or ice cream.

Megan: Chocolate chip cookies made at home.

If we gave you $5 to buy any after school snack you wanted, what would it be?

Olivia: Probably candy, just being honest.

Megan: I would buy Combos, the pizza kind.

Do you eat breakfast before school? What do you have?

Olivia: Normally a smoothie with a bar or dry cereal.

Megan: Breakfast is the most healthy meal of the day but I like lunch. My favorite is Quaker Oat Squares.

Do you cook? What’s your favorite food to make at home?

Olivia: Not really but I do help my mom sometimes. But when I do I like to try things from my kid’s cookbook.

Megan: Yes, I pretend cook. My favorite is making pizza with my family.

What’s your favorite meal at home?

Olivia: I love tacos. Especially all together in a bowl.

Megan: My favorite meal is cheeseburgers.

What’s your favorite meal to order in a restaurant?

Olivia: I usually order a cheeseburger with pickles on the side.

Megan: I get cheeseburgers and French fries.

If you know, what do you want to be when you grow up?

Olivia: I want to be an elementary school teacher.

Megan: I want to be a mommy.

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