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March 15, 2010

Present & Correct always has something to love with all their retro fabulousness. I love the idea of using vintage lunch trays as desk organizers — I remember those things so clearly and how we had pink ones at our school. What color were your school lunch trays?

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I also remember how insane my classmates were about pizza day. And it’s funny because years later I had this déjà vu moment at work when a colleague came over to my desk and said, “Hey Hols, it’s buffalo chicken wrap day, we’ve gotta get over to the caf before they sell out”. I remember feeling like I was 10 years old again on pizza day. Funny how the more things change the more they stay the same, isn’t it?

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  • Reply Shanon March 15, 2010 at 5:23 pm

    How fun! Really friendly and relateable merch shots.

    I want to say in highschool our trays were brown, but then again, I rarely ate lunch in highschool. Such a bad idea, but I think it had more to do with lunch room seating politics than avoiding food.
    The grade school I went to had blue plates. So fun to think about!
    .-= Shanon´s last blog ..Sunshiny Day =-.

  • Reply julia March 15, 2010 at 5:35 pm

    That bright yellow tray is awesome! I want one. Hopefully since it’s so bright I’d be able to find it easily when my desk becomes, inevitably taken over by thing I’m going to put away “in a minute”
    .-= julia´s last blog ..A wonderland of labyrinths and stories that never end. =-.

  • Reply Cindy March 15, 2010 at 5:36 pm

    How cute and nostalgic! I remember my school lunch trays were light green and light pink. Haha. :)
    .-= Cindy´s last blog ..Colorfully Fun Kate Spade =-.

  • Reply natalyn March 15, 2010 at 6:10 pm

    I love all of this. I have a real soft spot for things that take me back to my own school days in some way.
    .-= natalyn´s last blog ..inspiration. =-.

  • Reply Lisa Golightly March 15, 2010 at 7:16 pm

    we call our daughter ‘Hols’ as a nickname as well!

  • Reply Jules @ Lovely Las Vegas March 15, 2010 at 9:15 pm

    I always had to bring my lunch, so I don’t remember. But I am positive they were not as cool as these ones you are showcasing today ; ).
    .-= Jules @ Lovely Las Vegas´s last blog ..Lovely Las Vegas: Spring Blooms =-.

  • Reply Tod March 16, 2010 at 12:15 am

    These are great! I totally want one. Makes me so nostalgic for the good old days!
    .-= Tod´s last blog ..Etsy Update! =-.

  • Reply juliette March 16, 2010 at 3:50 am

    your lunch tray comments – ha! we had lt blue, lt green, and beige. I was always disappointed when I got a beige tray! and pizza day…ah yes. I also loved BBQ day (pulled pork, yes, i grew up in NC, lol). =)
    .-= juliette´s last blog ..Miniature Worlds: Handcrafting for little people =-.

  • Reply Amie McCracken March 16, 2010 at 4:25 am

    Dang, I just saw some old lunch trays for sale. Wish I had thought of that idea!
    .-= Amie McCracken´s last blog ..Word of the Week =-.

  • Reply White Cabana March 16, 2010 at 7:03 am

    Fabulous idea! It’s such a great way to gather all those odds and ends on your desk and elsewhere. By the phone, in the bathroom, jewelry. Great!
    .-= White Cabana´s last blog ..Wake up to this Alarm Clock =-.

  • Reply lovestuffs March 16, 2010 at 8:04 am

    love its color!

  • Reply Bee March 16, 2010 at 12:18 pm

    That is too funny! I remember how crazy people got about pizza day too! My friends would run to the cafeteria and honestly, it was really bad pizza tee hee
    .-= Bee´s last blog ..Thank you and Hello! =-.

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