*In conjunction with Sinchies.
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Living on a budget, I’m always on the lookout for ways to help reduce my family’s living expenses and one simple way is through the use of reusable food pouches in my children’s lunch boxes, in the kitchen and around the home.
Since discovering Sinchies last year – you can read my full review here – they have become one of my favourite items to use, particularly in the kitchen but also more generally around my home.
They have saved me many dollars along the way as I no longer need to buy cling wrap or throw away ziplock bags any where near as often as I used to. The initial cost of purchasing the bags and pouches is well worth it in the end when you consider the number of times they can be used over and over and over again. This is a win not only for your bank account but also for the environment!
I use reusable bags and pouches for so many things now, I don’t think a day goes by that I don’t pull out, open or wash one of these bags or pouches.
Whether it be making school lunches and snacks, storing items around the home or when travelling on holidays, uses for reusable food pouches and bags are almost endless.
I thought I’d share a few of the ways my family uses reusable food pouches.
When my daughter asked if she could have a pamper party with a few friends to celebrate her birthday I was more than ready to take up the challenge.
Miss 7 celebrated her birthday back in August and I’ve been meaning to post about it on the blog ever since after a few parents mentioned it was such as great idea. Finally, here it is!
I was already aware of what I needed to arrange for the party as we had held a pamper party at home for Miss 7’s older sister a few years ago. However, back then I had been working full time so fully outsourced the whole thing to a kids party planner and let them do their thing …. although I have to say that the whole time the party was underway I kept thinking how easily I could have pulled the whole thing together if only I had the time.
So this time round I decided to take on the party planning myself and treat my daughter and four of her friends to foot spa bubble baths, facial masks, painted nails on hands and feet, a little bit of make-up and some glitter hair spray.
In conjunction with Sebamed
As a mum of three children finding time to maintain a decent skincare regime can be tricky and sometimes non-existent!
While I usually moisturise and cleanse my face every day, the rest of my body tends to be left to fend for itself, until I realise how dry my hands are and I suddenly pull out the moisturisers sitting on the bathroom shelf.
Recently, I was contacted by Sebamed to try out a range of their skincare and baby products. I thought it was a good chance to improve my skin condition while also trying out some skin products geared towards sensitive skin given that I have a recently turned one-year-old as well as a daughters with sensitive skin, including eczema. I also develop rosacea on the face from time to time, so I’m quite careful about which skin products I choose for me and my family.
**One of my lucky readers will also get the chance to try out the Sebamed range for themselves with a special mum and baby pack up for grabs – keep reading for more details!**