simple no-mess juice box trick

There are few things that I hate more than handing a juice box drink to Lily Bean because I know that no matter how careful I tell her to be, the juice will end up squeezed all over everything.  Herself, the dog, the rug…

We have one of those hard plastic juice box holders that work great – but let’s face it, I do not keep one of them stashed in my purse at all times.  There are many times that we find ourselves thrown in a juice-box-situation away from home.

So here’s the trick to mess-free juice boxes.  Ready?

Fold up the little flaps on each side of the juice box:

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Have your kiddo pinch the flaps to hold the juice – voila!

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