With the first full week of school now under our belt, we’ve started to bed down routine, activities and lunches. Thanks to SMASH we’ve had the opportunity to try a range of lunch boxes and bags, water bottles and yogurt and snack containers and work out what we like. Continue reading
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Part 2: Officeworks back to school lunch boxes and accessories review
Not only can you get all your back to school stationery at Officeworks but you can also purchase some fabulous SMASH lunch boxes and matching lunch bags. And I have to say I’m surprised at the range of designs and styles on offer. Continue reading
Bento styling children’s lunchboxes
Choosing a school lunchbox can be an overwhelming experience especially with all the different styles and not knowing what will work for your child. Recently, it all seems to be about the bento style. What is it? Read on further as we trialled out the Bento Bite from SMASH Enterprises. Continue reading
Healthy after school snacks the kids will love!
For those of us in the southern hemisphere we are well into term 3 of school, and for those in the northern hemisphere it’s time to start a new school year. Recently the boys have been coming home from school ravenous. Knowing dinner isn’t far away I’m reluctant to give them snacks that are too filling but there’s no way they will last until dinner hour without something. The lovely Jennifer from Beautifully Alive has come to my aid and put together a list of quick snacks that will keep everyone happy! Continue reading
Top 5 healthy snacks for school lunchbox
And just like that term 2 has started for us here in New South Wales. Blue skies are scheduled and dare I say it but the two weeks of school holidays hasn’t been too bad. Maybe it’s because we got out of Sydney for a mini-break or maybe it’s because I worked through some of it. Either way, we’re all ready for this term to kick into gear. Continue reading
Let’s get to it – school snack ideas!
Well that came around fast! Six weeks of school holidays and now school is back in less than a week. It’s time to get my bake on and start storing school lunches and snacks. In between work, family life, kid’s activities and everything else in between, I find if I bulk bake and store items then I don’t feel stressed when it comes to packing lunches. I tend to do this on the weekend prior to school starting so there’s room in the freezer! Continue reading
Getting the freezer ready for Term 3
Here in NSW we are due back to school on Tuesday for Term 3 (where has the year gone??!). So this weekend I set some time aside to get my bake on for school lunches and also dinners. I highly recommend getting organised the weekend prior to school starting back as this will help you with your sanity during the manic weekdays and weeknights of school term. As I work during the week and don’t get home until near 7pm with the youngest, the last thing I want to do is stand in the kitchen cooking or even think about what we’re going to have. Continue reading