We have a routine in our house that has saved tremendous amounts of time, so I want to pass it along.
You know those Smuckers Uncrustables? Man, they are yummy! And oh so easy when it comes to packing lunches for my kids. Just take one out of the freezer and pop it in the lunch box where it thaws by lunchtime. But there are a few drawbacks: they are a little pricey, and I’d like to have a better nutritional punch.
Thanks to my friend Michelle’s awesome idea, I came up with an alternative. I buy a loaf of wheat bread, a jar of natural peanut butter, and a jar of sugar free grape jelly. I line up the bread on the counter, then Katie and I have a factory line and make 10 or 12 sandwiches at a time. I get out my Pampered Chef Cut-N-Seal (which makes an Uncrustable-shaped sandwich), and cut the crusts off.
When Katie finishes breakfast each morning, she packs her school lunch. She grabs a homemade Uncrustable, and lunches are taken care of!
It’s a money saver, a time saver, nutritional, and Katie takes pride in making her own sandwiches now. Yay for everyone!