Review: Putting Sinchies reusable pouches to the test with my family

Review Sinchies - Ever-changing Life of a Mum

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With three children who seem to be growing up very quickly, it feels like I’m constantly in the kitchen creating the next meal or snack to fuel their little bodies.

Did I mention they are growing? Like really, really fast! It seems like I have only just fed them when the next cry of “Mum, I’m hungry!” comes from one of their mouths.

I recently had the opportunity to put a fantastic assortment of reusable pouches to the test thanks to Sinchies.

I was so excited to receive the package in the mail and get started on trying out these reusable pouches with my family.

I kindly received the Sinchies Big Kids lunchbox pack (consisting of 5 x 140ml pouches, 5 x 200ml pouches, 5 x sandwich bags, 5 x snack bags and 2 x wrap bags) – pretty much everything I could possibly need to fill my school children’s lunch boxes – as well as a pack of 10 Sinchies Pops (reusable iceblock pouches) and some Sip’n silicone lids for my toddler. Sinchies even provided me with a very handy cleaning brush!

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Recipe: Yo-yo biscuits

Recipe Yo-yo biscuits - Ever-changing Life of a MumHands up if you like yo-yos?! And I’m not talking about the plastic toy variety, rather the yummy custard flavoured, melt in your mouth biscuit variety.

Me me me!

I’ve been using this recipe for many year, since high school actually when I took it down from one of my friend’s mum’s recipe cards. It’s delicious. So if it’s not broken, don’t fix it I say!

I made these for the first time in quite a while a few weeks back for a school afternoon tea event. They were obviously a hit, because by the time I got to the table they were nowhere to seen!

Here’s the recipe so you can try it out for yourself.

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Stepping backward to move forward

Stepping backward to move forward - Ever-changing Life of a Mum

Ever feel like you’re doing things backwards? I certainly do. Especially when it came to my decision to leave work to spend more time with my young family.

To most others, almost having both of your children in school would signal the right time to start ramping up your career again.

I’d been sitting on the sidelines for close to 10 years working a part time job since having my first baby. A job that offered me the flexibility to be with my children but still keep one foot in the employment door of opportunity.

Then along came the chance of taking up a full time role and promotion I had been dreaming off. With one child in school and another set to start the following year it all seemed to be falling into place.

Except it didn’t.

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