School lunch ideas- My kids don’t like sandwiches

Is it just me or are the weeks going by way too fast? Those of you who have liked my facebook page know that this last week I’ve had sick kids, school productions and then, just as we are ready to go into the weekend with everyone better, I get sick. I am the worst sick person ever. Man flu aint got nothin’ on me.  So I was very pitiful Friday and Saturday, but by lunchtime Sunday I was (thankfully) feeling much better. Hubby did his best with the daily stuff that happens in a house, helped out with the kids and brought me tea and paracetamol. I didn’t say anything , as I really appreciated everything he did, but you know, there are some things that men just don’t see. When I dragged myself off the couch and into the kitchen, the benches hadn’t been wiped down and the sink was dirty. Thankfully with the help of olive leaf extract and propolis I’m feeling better, and hubby has been reminded of how much I do around here 😉 Continue reading


Just another manic monday…

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The Bangles weren’t kidding when they said Monday’s are manic! On Monday, I try to get on top of things so that the rest of the week runs smoothly. I do my grocery shopping and then plan my meals around what was on special and fresh. We are off to my sister’s house for dinner tonight for my nephew (and Godson) birthday, so while I don’t need to cook dinner, it’s always handy having soup in the fridge for lunch and after school snacks, served with cheesy toast. Today, the soup of the day is carrot soup < >