I cannot believe that Brayden is about to turn 3 in a week. With changes in our morning routine including a job change for me, we felt it was time to let him start going to preschool!

We’ve been touring a few places and found a one that we’ve liked, well Brayden loves them all – a little too much for Mom’s liking. But it’s time for our little man to take the leap into preschool and we’re super excited to see how he develops in the next few months!

Back-To-School-Packit-5

With my wife working the night shift these days, the morning “get ready” routine has become my duty, and I SUCK at waking up in the morning. My morning usually consists of dragging my feet to the shower, sitting in it for 30 minutes until I finally start to wake up, drink coffee and get breakfast going.

This is a huge leap from my earlier years where I would literally wake up 5 minutes before I needed to be to work, be OK with how my hair looked and throw on whatever looked decent for work. Yep, that’s me!

Back-To-School-Packit-22

Back-To-School-Packit-10

So now I have to get my son used to the idea of getting dressed, brushing his teeth and hair and getting his snack bag ready for his day at preschool.

Back-To-School-Packit-2

Packit has a new line of freezable lunch bags with a bunch of cool designs, and to get Brayden excited for his first day I picked up a few of their monster designed lunch bags. 
Back-To-School-Packit-21

Back-To-School-Packit-13

Brayden likes to pretend he’s a monster, I don’t know how it couldn’t be more fitting than that!

Back-To-School-Packit-4

I’ll be packing him his favorite snacks right now, Naan bread, strawberries, carrots and my Easy 5 Minute Hummus. This kid has been in love with hummus since he was in the womb, I don’t get it but it’s easy and cheap to make so I’m not going to complain!

Back-To-School-Packit-18

Packit’s lunch bags keep everything cold for the entire day so I don’t have to worry about anything going bad or funky while its sitting in his cubby. The ability to keep things nice and cold also opens up the options for his snacks, like his hummus!

Back-To-School-Packit-17

It’s a little bittersweet watching our little man take the next steps in his little life. He’s not our little baby sitting in a high chair being spoon fed anymore. Every day he becomes more and more independent and most time he’s the one that’s giving us a push to the next milestone.

Well I blinked, and the last 3 years haven’t flown by, I’ll need to keep my eyes peeled becase I don’t wan to miss anything in this next phase of his life!

Thanks to PackIt for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own!

Check Out My 5 Minute Hummus:

January 14, 2019

Upgrading My Kitchen Look With This Weekend Project

Weekend projects are what I live for. Since moving into our new home, I’ve dubbed Sundays “Project Day” And with craziness of the holidays is behind […]
November 18, 2018

Charcoal Grilled Apple Galette

I love making apple galettes but can’t give up that wonderful smoky flavor of the summer. This grilled apple galette is a wonderful blend of fall […]
October 30, 2018

How To Smoke Pastrami Using A Corned Beef Packer

If you’re looking to make your own pastrami, using a brine might be something you’re just not ready to do yet. You can easily make smoked […]
September 28, 2018

Preventing Food Waste with Frozen Fruit Smoothie Packs

If I had a dime for every time I tossed a carton of unused strawberries, well… I’d have like 50 cents. Because that was the old […]
August 22, 2018

Getting The Most Out Of My Amex EveryDay Credit Card

I’m not one to go ham with credit cards, I’m not huge on creating unwanted debt. But I do like getting rewarded for my everyday expenses! […]
May 10, 2018

We’re Moving! Getting our new home clean and move-in ready…

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Bounty. The opinions and text are all mine. So, this is a big month for […]
April 24, 2018

Cooking With The Kids: Bacon Egg And Cheese Totchos

Bacon, Egg and Cheese Totchos (tater tot nachos), is a fun way to have breakfast with the kids. It’s simple, nothing crazy that a picky eater […]
March 21, 2018

Our Easy Family Style Dinner With Applebee’s Carside To Go

Sometimes I need a little break from cooking on a weeknight. And with a newborn in the house, sometimes you don’t really have the time or […]
December 15, 2017

Family Activities That Remind You How Much You Love Them

This post has been written in partnership with Cuties. All opinions are my own.  It’s been one roller-coaster of a year. We’ve had our ups, and […]
October 27, 2017

Celebrating Our New Family Of Four

This post has been sponsored by Gold Peak. All opinions are my own!  It’s been about 4 years since we did the newborn thing, and you […]

July 29, 2016

Changes In Our Morning Routine: Preschool

I cannot believe that Brayden is about to turn 3 in a week. With changes in our morning routine including a job change for me, we […]