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Fare and Square

my square meal lunchboxes!
Photos: Courtesy of My Square Meal

Brown bags? Been there, packed that.

Change your little epicurean’s routine with My Square Meal lunch boxes. The reusable systems include an insulated tote, spork, and bento box divided into seven compartments designed to hold everything from edamame to hot dogs. Because the sections are small, kids get a little taste of everything and parents can easily pack in all the food groups.

Other perks? Reduced waste, dishwasher-safe construction, and a PVC-free tote.

Now you can give boring lunches the sack.


Available online at mysquaremeal.com.

this week in dallas!
CHILL
With the Grinch
What: Two million pounds of ice transformed into colorful sculptures help recreate scenes from How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Why: Freezy does it.
When: Thru Jan. 3. Sun.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center, 1501 Gaylord Trl., Grapevine (817-778-1000).

LISTEN
Storytime with Mrs. Claus
What: Santa’s better half recites a few holiday tales.
Why: She has an in with the big guy.
When: Thru Dec. 27. Sat., noon-4 p.m.; Sun., 1-4 p.m.
Where: Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Rd. (214-515-6500).

CHUG
North Pole Express
What: Climb aboard for a carol- and story-filled excursion. Also explore North Pole Fun Park, where kids make ornaments and jump in a bounce house.
Why: Stay on track.
When: Thru Dec. 20. Fri.-Sun. Departure times online at grapevinetexasusa.com.
Where: Grapevine Vintage Railroad, 705 S. Main St., Grapevine (817-410-3123).

Photo: Courtesy of My Square Meal

LOCATIONS
705 S Main St
Grapevine, TX 76051
817-410-3123
8525 Garland Rd
Dallas, TX 75218
214-515-6500
1501 Gaylord Trl
Grapevine, TX 76051
817-778-2800
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