Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Tuesday's Tip - School Lunches, Part 2

Last week's Tuesday's Tip was about making several weeks worth of sandwiches for kid's lunches and freezing them.  This week involves the genius of the snack basket/drawer.  Now, making school lunches takes about 8 seconds each morning.  Just my style ...



Does the bottom half of the chip bag last forever because no one wants to eat the crumbs?  Simple solution - put them in baggies, perfect for the snack basket.   



  the first thing I do when I get home from the grocery store with grapes, strawberries or oranges:  wash and package them, ready for snacks/lunches.


Do you have any school lunch tricks?  My kids don't have the option of heating up their food and I can't imagine how boring turkey/cheese and PB&J's everyday would be, but they don't seem to mind ...



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2 comments:

  1. you're amazeballs. since my kiddos are vegetarians (at home anyway) they eat PBJs every.single.day. Can you imagine?!?!?!? hurl. They even ask for them on the weekends. Crazeballs. 

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  2. Scott likes the same thing daily too. My tip is to let your kid make their own. :). It takes some time but Scott makes his own most days. I love your idea of organizing snacks. How long do your oranges and stuff last once you cut them? I try to keep mine where they last longer. Plus, I make it miserable for dishwashing time but we use tupperware storage for sandwich, yogurt, etc. I like that I'm not buying or throwing away 60 baggies a month per child.

    Would love to hear others feedback...

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