LitterLESS…. Halloween?!?

Melissa, October 14, 2014

In my 194 days of LitterLESS Lunches I have ran into a stumbling block….aka Halloween. Even the ‘healthier’ options are all pre-packed (for some reasons that I do understand). This got me thinking of parties in the classrooms. While we are all working hard on keeping our lunches LitterLESS what about events like Halloween? I […]

The Great Canadian GIVEAWAY!

Melissa, October 8, 2014

  In celebration of Canadian Thanksgiving we have put together The Great Canadian Giveaway – prizes from some of our fav Canadian Companies! How to enter:  Post a picture or share a story about how your family acts like Canadians! Some examples include pouring maple syrup on anything, wearing toques anytime of year and living […]

Preserving Nutrients in Fruits & Vegetables

Melissa, September 18, 2014

As you discover the benefits of making your babies food in your own kitchen you need to be aware of how to best keep the nutrients locked into those fruits and veggies. While my mother, her mother, her mother’s mother (you get the picture) have always told me to boil all my fruits and veggies […]

Dirty Dozen

Melissa, September 16, 2014

The Dirty Dozen (no we are not convicts but these foods are!)  Sometimes purchasing organic foods is not available for certain foods at certain times.  If you choose to purchase ‘regular’ foods instead of ‘organic’ beware of the dirty dozen! The dirty dozen list is a list of the highest pesticide residues in produce.  It […]

Get SET! Weelicious CONTEST

Melissa, September 3, 2014

    Back 2 School means packing lunches. We have lots of EMPTY containers and weelicious gives us yummy recipes to FILL them.  Be SET for litterless lunches this year! ENTER CONTEST HERE!  

Eco Friendly School Supplies

Melissa, August 20, 2014

The most eco friendly school supplies you can send your child to school with this year? Their school supplies from last year! If they have completely destroyed that opportunity (as mine have) make sure you are aware of what evil chemicals can lurk in the school supplies you send. Here are some awesome back 2 […]

Benefits of Using Tempered Glass Containers

Melissa, August 6, 2014

Tempered Glass is simply glass that has been strengthened during the manufacturing stage.  There are several advantages to using tempered glass and it should be the only glass used in safety applications and applications that require a lot of temperature changes (such as freezing and heating). Tempered glass is 4-5 times stronger than regular glass.  […]

Travel Kit – Homemade Emergency Kit

Kat, July 16, 2014

  We love having these kits handy for road trips, camping, hiking, boating and many other activities.  We have compiled a list of all the emergency kit must haves.  All of these items will fit and stay dry in one of our Meal Cubes: 1. About 25 Band-aids in a variety of shapes and sizes. […]

6 Tips to Prevent a Picky Eater

Jennifer House, July 7, 2014

1) Stop trying to control how much your child eats. No more “3 bite rule!” When we force or strongly encourage our child to eat more, it just builds power struggle. They end up actually eating less than if given the option to choose how much they are hungry for, and mealtime is not enjoyable for […]

Road Trip Kit – Tips From The Pro!

Dana Gibb, July 3, 2014

One side effect of living far from your family is that you get to take a lot of road trips.  Since my kids were born they have been enduring 15 hour road trips at least 1-2 times a year.  Through a fun trial and error process, I am happy to call myself a road trip […]

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