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Food for Thought – The True Cost of Lunch

December 14, 2011 Filed under Personal financial management

People who complain about not having enough money to enjoy life are often guilty of spending their money on things that aren’t important to them but which make them feel good for a few brief moments. The classic example of this is money spent on takeaway food and drink, especially lunches and coffee breaks at work.

If you spend $10 a day on lunch, that’s $50 a week. If you ‘brown bag’ your lunch and instead invest $50 a week Read more

No more soggy tomato sandwiches

March 7, 2011 Filed under Tip of the Day

Unless you can be sure tomato sandwiches will be eaten immediately they are made, always put a good layer of lettuce leaves between the bread and the tomato slices so that bread doesn’t go soggy.

winter school lunchbox ideas

June 11, 2010 Filed under Encouraging young appetites

To make a change from sandwiches in your child’s shool lunchbox in the winter, try some of these winter warm-up ideas. Read more

Soup in a flask

June 7, 2010 Filed under Encouraging young appetites

Make a big pot of your child’s favourite soup – maybe tomato, pumpkin, or vegetable.

Heat a serving size to a point where it is a bit hotter than your child normally likes their soup (to allow for some cooling during the morning). Read more

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