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Posts from the category: Lunch Box Ideas

Kids Snack Ideas: How to Make a Fabulous Trail Mix

How to Make a Fabulous Trail Mix

I love trail mix as a snack for kids. It's easy to make and transports well, and it's energy dense - giving them a much needed boost whenever the hangries hit (you know the ones - when hungry kids (or mamas) get grumpy!)  I have recently been sending Immy to school with a small serving of homemade … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Ideas: Anzac Slice

Lunch Box Recipe Ideas: Anzac Slice - One Recipe Three Ways

Anzac biscuits have been a classic in Australia and New Zealand since World War 1. Baked by family to send to military personnel serving far from home, the ingredients didn't spoil easily and stood up well to transportation across countries, continents and the oceans in between. They were also … [Read more...]

Easter Hot Cross Scones Recipe

Hot Cross Scones Recipe for Easter. A simpler version of Hot Cross Buns, perfect for cooking with kids.

Today regular contributor, Maree of Three Foot Cooks, shares a fabulous twist on the traditional hot cross bun. And this one's great for cooking with kids! We love Hot Cross Buns, especially the ones without any fruit in them.  While I have made Hot Cross Buns from scratch I prefer to buy … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Ideas: Healthier Vanilla Cupcakes

Lunch Box Ideas: Healthier Vanilla Cupcakes recipe

Today I am excited to welcome our newest contributor, Maree of Three Foot Cooks, with a healthier vanilla cupcake recipe that makes a fabulous lunch box treat. Those of you with school aged children or children who attend child care will probably understand when I say I am slightly freaking … [Read more...]

50 Lunch Box Snack Ideas Printable

50 lunch box snack ideas for kids printable

After three years of packing school lunches I have to admit that it can be easy to get stuck in a rut with what you offer your each day - and for some kids that is okay, some children really like to eat the same food day in and day out, but my school girl she likes a bit of variety. Unfortunately, … [Read more...]

25 Homemade Lunch Box Treats

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I am always looking for new ideas for what to include in Immy's school lunch box and, when I can get my act together, I personally much prefer any treat foods to be homemade. My girls are both really into baking at the moment so I see a big bake up with the kids in my immediate future thanks to … [Read more...]

12 Budget Busting Hacks for Your Home

12 Budget Busting Hacks for Frugal Living

1. Simplify your collection of cleaning products. I use vinegar as a general purpose spray, to clean floors, as a window cleaner, as rinse aid in the dishwasher, and in combination with bicarb to clean the oven, shower and drains. Visit The Organised Housewife for a fabulous list of 20 uses for … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: Cheese Puffs

Cooking With Kids: Cheese Puff Recipe

My girls both love helping in the kitchen and these Cheese Puffs are simple enough for my toddler to make! They make a great afternoon tea snack or lunch box treat. Cheese Puffs Recipe You will need: Puff pastry (we used two sheets) 1 egg 1 tablespoon water Cheese, grated (you can use … [Read more...]