Back To School Ghostly Snacks #BTSSpirit #ad #CollectiveBias

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Back To School Ghostly Snacks #BTSSpirit #ad #CollectiveBias

Back to school is around the corner, and we can’t wait to start a new and exciting year. My girls are almost ready, they just need a few last-minute items to help with a successful first day of school. This year I’m super inspired by the Ghostbusters movie and making all snacks a little more ghostly, with the help of specially marked Ghostbusters branded bottles of M&M’s® and MARS treats, I’m sure we would have a perfect back to school.

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Me on the other hand, I have my day full with lots of shopping and prepping to have everything we need on hand. This is one of the reasons I love to go to Walmart because I can find all the items I need to make this year snacks. And to keep it even more exciting I came up with the idea of incorporating some ghostly theme to our snacks.

#BTSSpirit MARS candy

So, with the help of MARS treats I made some very delicious combinations to help with this year all around snacks. Not only for school but also to have on hand for those after school programs. And let me tell the minis are perfect to keep in my purse for a boost of energy, not only for the kids but for me too, you know we all need it every day, and thanks to the minis I can have one or two. Ok let be honest, I love to have a bag of SNICKERS® Mixed Mini Bags on hand, because is my absolutely favorite.

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Is very simple all you need is:

Mixed Mini Variety Bag
M&M’s® Milk 42 oz
M&M’s® Milk Chocolate Bottle
6 oz transparent container
Labels
Pen
Peanuts
Pirate Booties
Sour Gummies
Mini Graham Crackers

It is very simple, I like to make different combinations and place them in the container, for example:

M&M’s® Milk and Cookies

mm's milk chocolate and cookies #BTSSpirit

M&M’s® Milk and peanuts

mm's milk chocolate and peanuts #BTSSpirit

M&M’s® Milk and sour gummies

mm's milk and sour gummies #BTSSpirit

M&M’s® Milk and pirate booties

mm'smilk and pirate booties #BTSSpirit

You can also use the M&M’s® Peanut Bottle or peanut to place some of pretzels or cookies for them to take to school.

mm's peanut bottle and cookies #BTSSpirit

Or just mix them all and you will have a great tray of flavors.

trail mix #BTSSpirit

Place them on the container that is especially white for my ghostly theme, label with the name or just the day to make sure they grab the right one. Remember to keep and eye for in-store coupon to save $0.75 of 1 M&M’s® Bottle through September 30.

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And of course, you can definitely take some to the movies to enjoy the Ghostbuster movie, in theaters now.

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Top 5 Prep Ahead Snacks #ZiplocBacktoSchool #ad #CollectiveBias

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Top 5 Prep Ahead Snacks #ZiplocBacktoSchool #ad #CollectiveBias

 

In my crazy life, there is always a way to get organized and ready for back-to-school, and I’m so happy I can rely on amazing products with great quality like Ziploc® brand products. I can’t imagine my life when school starts without my go-to essentials.

I want to share my top 5 prep ahead snacks along with tips to make back-to-school fun and super easy for you. Why not make the last days of summer productive because we need to work just a little bit during summer time to make our life so much easier for school?

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First, we need to talk about all the supplies that we will need to make some personalized Ziploc® brand Bags. You know the kids love when we take our time to make something super special for them, and these bags are super easy to personalize so that every time they open their lunch box, a smile will appear on their faces.

materials #ziplocbacktoschool

For me, this is also an easy way to have everything on hand and to keep my kids from fighting about their favorite lunch or how different they want their snack because my girls like different things all the time.

Ok, here we go, we need:
Markers
Stickers
Ziploc® brand Snack Bags
Ziploc® brand Sandwich Bags or
Ziploc® brand Containers

Have you seen the super amazing feature of the Ziploc® brand Bags with Easy Open Tabs®? They are totally different and great for the kiddos to open their bags by themselves with ease.

I like to personalize the bags with their names and adding some decorations or stickers. They love it and it is a great way to keep all snack and lunches out of the reach of other kids. You can make some of these personalized Ziploc® brand Storage Bags with Easy Open Tabs® ahead of time and have them on hand. I like to keep one box on my fridge and another on my pantry.

Now that we have our bags ready I would love to share my prep ahead snacks. I have so many recommendations but my favorites are the ones you can have ready and the week before.

1- Raisins and cheese: you can have portions of ¼ cup of raisins and one string cheese in your fridge.

2- Grapes: go to the market, wash and dry your grapes and portion about 20 grapes per bag.

3- Oranges: every week peel and portion half of an orange in a bag. Cool, fresh and delicious.

4- Crackers: about 8 crackers are perfect or about ¼ cup of cheese crackers to complement the snack.

5- Carrots and celery: perfect for hot days, and you can use a small Ziploc® brand Container to add caramel, ranch dressing or peanut butter.

snacks #ziplocbacktoschool

RECOMMENDATIONS

To make it easy and more organized, keep your snacks in a big Ziploc® brand Container on the fridge as well in your pantry. An organized life is a better life.
Make your prep on Sundays because in general, Sundays are a slow day and you only will need to make a week’s worth of snacks and lunches.

organizing at home #ziplocbacktoschool

Let me hear about your favorite Ziploc® brand products and your favorite go-to snacks. And remember, back to school is around the corner so make your life simple and prep ahead as much as you can.

Join the conversation and find more ideas here Ziploc®

Be sure to also follow Ziploc® brand on Facebook, Pinterest, and YouTube

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Sesame Croissants #EasySnacks

Sesame CroissantsOk let me tell you a little bit about this croissants, my daughter is a #1 fan of them and she is always asking me to make croissants for her every single day, so one day I went shopping and found a box with 5 cans of pillsbury crescents roll, amazing. Well, since that day I bean making all kinds of fillings and shapes with this rolls.
And is great for an easy afternoon snack.
This recipe in particular is her favorite and I super happy to share it with you, I know it is not a from scratch recipe but on an every day basis we don’t have time to make the dough and wait.
I hope you like and don’t forget to leave me a comment after you make it.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 can Pillsbury crescents rolls
  • 16 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Open the can and separate the croissants, brush melted butter on both sides and sprinkle the sesame seed, one tablespoon on each side, form the croissants.
  3. Place on a baking tray and bake for 11 minutes.
  4. Let it cool and enjoy.

Yields 8 rolls.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 11 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy
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