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I pack my husband's lunch every morning (I know, wife of the year award, right here).  In the morning, I've got a thousand other things to worry about and the last thing that I want to do is rinse off celery and chop it up.

In effort to make life a little easier on myself, this is one thing that I really try to do in order to help cut back on time wasted.  I try to come home from the grocery and automatically pull out the crackers, the carrots, the celery and anything else that would be lunch appropriate and I put them into their own little bags. 

It's a huge time saver.  Believe me.

I just grab a couple bags, throw in left overs and a bottle of water and I'm done.  Lunch is packed and I can move on to making bottles or getting things ready for the sitter.

Plus, I like to think that if I continue doing this until the time that Coen is old enough to eat these sorts of things, that it will make it easier for him to grab a snack and have portion control as well.  Could be a great habit that will potentially last a lifetime.

Do you have little time savers that you use to make your household run a little smoother?  What are they?  You know we all could benefit from everyone else's brilliant ways...


Erin said…
This is such a great tip for time saving! I've never thought about putting things in baggies as soon as you get home from the grocery. Genius! Thanks for sharing!

I typically try to make Baby J's bottles every night before bed that way I'm not scurrying to do it in the mornings.

ps - new follower here :)
Wendy said…
OMG I envy you! This year I started making girls' lunches for first grade. I do it each night and I've made it fun by creating fun little sandwiches for them (I use cutouts so their sandwiches are shapes!) BUT my husband is always making his lunch at the same time. He practically begs me to make his lunch for him but I never do. I'm so bad! I'm just concentrating on the girls' lunches and can't do one more or switch gears into making an adult lunch. I joke with him that if he wants his PB&J to be in the shape of a little heart then I can make his lunch!

I like this idea of seperating everything out the minute you buy it. That's a good idea. I've been thinking about getting bento boxes for the girls' lunch so that I put more fresh foods and veggies into them.
Cheryl E. said…
That is actually a great good idea. Thankfully I dont have to make my hubs lunch but if I did I think I would revolt :)

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