This school lunch post has been brought to you by TapInfluence and Applegate but all opinions expressed here are my own.
My children have always hated the food offered through the school lunch program. The grilled cheese is soggy, the canned green beans are squishy and many of the offerings are not readily identified as food. Needless to say, they don’t buy school lunch very often. What does that mean for me? Basically, it means that I am awake every morning at 5 AM packing three lunches…every sing day (two kids, one husband…they eat a lot of food!). 5 AM is not the most pleasant time of day to be awake every morning…and I have been known to send children with the wrong lunch due to tired mom syndrome. Sorry, baby girl, I didn’t mean to give you your brother’s chocolate milk and spicy pretzels…I know those aren’t your favorites! Am I the only one that has done that?
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Make Your Kid’s School Lunch Awesome!
What’s a tired mom to do when school lunch must be packed from home? A little convenience once in a while is nice, but I don’t want to sacrifice quality just because I’m in a hurry! Applegate has come up with a solution! The new Applegate HALF TIME™ kits are an easy way to make lunching awesome for your kids while still making it EASIER for you!
What is in the new HALF TIME™ lunch kit? Applegate has teamed up with Stonyfield and Annie’s to create HALF TIME™ , the first pre-packed lunch kit with natural and organic ingredients. These new lunch kits includes Applegate natural meats and cheeses (which have no artificial ingredients or preservatives, and are antibiotic- and hormone-free), Annie’s Homegrown crackers and snacks, and Stonyfield Organic YoKids Squeezers. These new worry-free lunch kits contain products you already know and love that are conveniently packaged together as a ready to go lunch option. When tired mom syndrome hits, now there is a convenient solution!
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Mom’s Dream Team, Applegate, Stonyfield and Annie’s, are the nation’s most trusted Organic and Natural brands and they have huddled up to score some serious lunch time points with HALF TIME™. For too long, parents have had to sacrifice quality for convenience when it comes to a pre-packed lunch for their kids. Thanks to this convenient lunchtime kit, I can send my kid with a tasty school lunch and still succumb to convenience on those mornings I can barely keep my eyes open! A couple pieces of fruit and a little love note with the HALF TIME™ kit is an easy way to make school lunch awesome!
The new HALF TIME™kits come in three varieties: Turkey & Cheese, Ham & Cheese, and Bologna & Cheese. Each one comes with Annie’s Homegrown crackers and snacks, and Stonyfield Organic YoKids Squeezers. They are available nationwide at food retailers such as Target, BJ’s, and Safeway for a suggested retail price of $4.99. With HALF TIME™, you don’t have to compromise between convenience and quality. Your kids get the “cool” appeal and you can lose the guilt!
Are you ready to make school lunch awesome for your kids?
Appleate HALF TIME Giveaway
Applegate wants to offer one of my readers a wonderful carepackage so they can try out the new HALF TIME™ Kits. The prize package includes:
All three varieties of HALF TIME: Turkey & Cheese, Ham & Cheese, and Bologna & Cheese
A draw your own lunch bag
A set of permanent markers
This is a Giveaway Tools contest so just follow the directions below to enter to win!
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Applegate via Burst Media. The opinions and text are all mine.
Diane has a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology with a Minor in Health Management and Policy. She spent many years working in cancer research, academics, and biotechnology. Concern over the growing incidence of human disease and the birth of her children led her to begin living a more natural life. She quickly realized that the information she was learning along the way could be beneficial to many others and started blogging as a way to share this knowledge with others. While passionate about health and the environment she can’t quite give up her favorite Cheetos and Diet Coke! Learn more about her HERE.