Thursday, 23 July 2015

Lunch Ideas for School Kids (5)

I am assuming that by now, you would have well noticed that we use cream cheese sandwiches more often than not as my son prefers cream cheese over other cheese types in sandwiches. He also prefers his sandwiches not to have many ingredients which is not a concern for me as he has his vegetables on the side happily anyway but I do find it boring. I would love to hear from you some other sandwich filling ideas.

1. Lunch and Snack:
  • Cream cheese and chia wraps
  • One small apple
  • One small persimmon (cut into slices)
  • One small (homemade) muffin
stainless steel lunchbox
2. Lunch and Snack:
  • One slice of homemade wholewheat bread with cream cheese and chia
  • One slice of homemade olive bread with cream cheese
  • Homegrown celery sticks
  • Carrot sticsk
  • Homegrown cherry tomatoes
  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries
lunch ideas for school children

3. Lunch and Snack
  • Rice crackers with some cream cheese on the side
  • Cucumber sticks
  • Homegrown cherry tomatoes
  • Melon slices

4. Lunch and Snack:
  • Cream cheese and chia wraps
  • Two organic dried apricots
  • Half a carob stick
  • Some homemade savoury cookies
  • Cucumber slices
  • Homegrown cherry tomatoes
healthy lunch for kids

5. Lunch and Snack:
  • Rye bread sandwich with cream cheese and linseed
  • Carrot sticks
  • Cucumber sticks
  • Red capsicum sticks
  • Homegrown cherry tomatoes
  • One banana
kids lunch ideas

Note: You can access to the previous 'lunch ideas for kids posts' by Home of Homemade Treasures here:

Lunch ideas #4
Lunch ideas #3
Lunch ideas #2
Lunch ideas #1

Monday, 6 July 2015

Reptiles or Not

Once you have at least some basic sewing skills, life becomes more exciting; both for you and for the ones you enjoy putting a smile on the face of.

My daughter's best male friend, whom she has known since babyhood, had a 'reptile' themed birthday party last month. Believe it or not, it was full of LIVE snakes to say the least! You guess the rest. Not a party to forget anytime soon for sure.

As for the dinosaur tie in pictures here, well, you have guessed it right. It was a part of our gifts on the day (even though it is arguable whether dinosaurs were from the reptile family or not, but I thought it would still make a great gift as I haven't met a little boy who doesn't like dinos so far and yes, I was right, he DID love it!)

I have found the tie tutorial and pattern here on I am Sharing the Wealth and listened to the advice of Vanilla Joy on keeping the fabric ends around the neck short to make it more comfortable to wear. It was actually an enjoyable little project and didn't take long to put together either!

Lets make someone smile today!