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Back to School Snacks + Mom Hacks

Moms, are you stocked with school snacks yet? It’s that time of year and we need to be prepared! I stopped by CT Morning Buzz to share some back to school snacks and mom hacks.

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School snacks that are kid and parent-approved

Easy take-along snacks that are kid and parent pleasers are a must. And sometimes, we do want to sneak a little treat in the lunchbox that we know the kids will love!

Sweet Chaos is a better made popcorn that’s just so delicious- it’s a family favorite! This brand has fun, fantastic flavors and individual bags that make for a great lunchbox treat or after-school homework break.

What I love as a mom is that their popcorn has NO artificial colors or flavors, no high-fructose corn syrup, is gluten free and non-GMO. It’s popped in coconut oil and made with real cane sugar.

I think my kids’ fave is a toss-up between the Sweet Chaos Cake Batter (a sweet and salty kettle corn with cake batter flavored drizzle) and the Sweet Chaos Black and White Cookie (dark and white chocolatey drizzles for the win). I’m a sucker for anything peanut butter flavored, so the Sweet Chaos Peanut Butter Cup is my jam!

An apple for your teacher on the first day

We’ve all heard of an apple for your teacher on the first day of school. Well, cute little mom hack here- I did a play on the traditional “apple for the teacher” with Green Apple flavored Wiley Wallaby licorice!

Wiley Wallaby’s Green Apple has that fresh-from-the-orchard flavor and makes for a perfect ‘apple’ school snack for your teacher on the first day. I just found a free printable online and made little apple tags, printed them out and tied with a bow. It was super easy, affordable and adorable!

Wiley Wallaby is the best soft and chewy licorice that’s bursting with flavor, so you know your teachers will love it. Plus it’s fat free, vegan and has no high fructose corn syrup.

Another mom must-have for school

One of my top must-haves that I always stash in my kids’ backpacks and lunchboxes is Handzies Soap + Water Wipes.

These are the best because they come individually packaged, making them perfect for lunchboxes, backpacks, sports bags and more. Handzies Soap + Water Wipes give your child fresh, clean hands anytime and anywhere using only natural castile soap, water and essential oils. 

We know kids often need an easy way to clean their hands on the go, so these are great for the busy back to school days. They don’t have any alcohol, harsh ingredients or artificial perfumes or dyes, which makes them super gentle on even the littlest of hands.

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For more Back to School ideas, check out Surviving the Back to School Scramble and my Amazon storefront.

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