Here in the Heartland, we start school in ten days. Since I was running out of time to come up with a dozen or so witty blog posts (and since I'm not an expert on everything), I reached out to a few of my bloggy buddies. Here's my back to school round-up!
10 Tips for Getting Kids Ready for Back to school
If your kid's like mine, she's been sleeping in, eating at all the wrong times and is totally out of whack. Jacqui of Woman of Many Roles is prepared for the new year when she says:
Read her tips and get all her sage advice to get kiddos ready to board the bus again here.
School Day Breakfast Made Simple
We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day. However, in our home a frozen waffle (yes, still frozen) is a delicacy. Barbara, Meals by the Week, makes breakfast easy with sammies and burritos. She says:
You can get the recipes and enjoy the rest of her post here. While you're at it, check out her meal planning service. You won't be sorry!
Back to school Food-Lunchtime
Who wants PB&J when you can have a spring roll? In the Kitchen with Audrey's, Kris, has never had to deal with making lunches until this year. She reveals:
See the joy of her making them with her girls (which for me is the beauty of this blog. It's just so sweet) when you visit her site here.
Back to school chalkboard treat-bag
Feeling a little crafty? This bag from Summer Scraps is adorable. In her post from last year, she said:
You can follow along with her easy tutorial here and be sure to take a peek around her site. She has all kinds of crafts, recipes and great ideas for teacher gifts!
Back to school Store Deals Round-Up
Are you looking for amazing back to school deals? Penny Pinchin' Mom, Tracie, is the queen of saving money In fact, she got her family out of debt by being frugal and is helping others do the same every single day. Check out her roundup of the best prices out there.
She's updating it every week so you can find the best price on supplies and she has a complete database. You can check it out here. Be sure to subscribe to her blog while you're at it. You won't want to miss out on all her money saving tips and tricks.
Back to school Money Saving Tips
Getting ready for back to school can seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be. Your Retail Helper has teamed up with Chrissy from Becentsable to compile our best Back to School money saving tips. Here's a peek:
Want to see the rest? You can check them out here.
Great back to school books
Want to prepare your kiddos in the next week or so? Jacqui of KC Edventures, can get you ready. While her blog usually focuses on great thing to do In Kansas City, she says:
She has a comprehensive list of back to school books by grade. You'll want to save the link, so your kids can read the books all year long. Check it out here.