i should be mopping the floor: Refrigerator Breakfast Bin

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Refrigerator Breakfast Bin

This shop (and post for a Refrigerator Breakfast Bin) has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  
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This Refrigerator Breakfast Bin is a great way to make sure my family gets fed in the busy mornings before everyone heads their own separate ways. Keeping it well stocked and front and center is a must.

Refrigerator Breakfast Bin | Put together a "grab-n-go" breakfast box in your refrigerator so your family can help themselves to breakfast items on the hectic mornings.
The weekday breakfast hour can be a daunting one, y'all. We're all trying to get here, there, and yonder...grab backpacks, lunch boxes, homework, and look like we didn't just roll right out of bed. Sometimes, a good breakfast can be hard to come by. If I can do a little pre-planning, our situation in the morning isn't nearly as bleak as it has been on some previous days. This breakfast bin is proving to be a life-saver.


Not only is this bin helping me make sure that my own kids get a good breakfast every morning, several of the items in it are a part of a special cause right now to make sure other kiddos get fed as well!


Refrigerator Breakfast Bin | Put together a "grab-n-go" breakfast box in your refrigerator so your family can help themselves to breakfast items on the hectic mornings.
This breakfast bin was so easy to put together, too. It also helps my fridge look nice and tidy, as well. Now that my kids are in the preteen zone, they're definitely able to prepare their own breakfast (with a little supervision). This gives the parentals time to make sure everything else is in order. This little bin is also giving them that sense of responsibility, as well. If they don't make sure to grab their breakfast...it's awhile until lunch in middle school, y'all! They haven't missed a morning of yumminess yet!


Refrigerator Breakfast Bin | Put together a "grab-n-go" breakfast box in your refrigerator so your family can help themselves to breakfast items on the hectic mornings.
I started out by using a clear refrigerator storage container. For this breakfast bin, my container measured 14" long by 7.5" wide. It is 3 inches deep. I used my craft cutter to create simple vinyl lettering for the front of my bin. Having a nice, clear bin keeps the food visible and ready to grab. I used smaller containers that I had on hand for some of the contents.


Refrigerator Breakfast Bin | Put together a "grab-n-go" breakfast box in your refrigerator so your family can help themselves to breakfast items on the hectic mornings.
Then came the fun part...filling the bin with lots of good stuff for my people to eat every morning. I started with these Del Monte Fruit & Veggie Fusions. They're the only fruit cup product that provides one serving of fruits and veggies in a single cup. The veg is in the juice but you’d never know it! Look for specially marked Del Monte Fruit & Veggie Fusions packages on shelf at Walmart for valuable coupons for Del Monte and Lenders products (as you can see on my packages above). Peach Strawberry is a new flavor and has been available in stores since late spring.


My kids are really enjoying the fun flavors of the Fruit & Veggie Fusions.

Refrigerator Breakfast Bin | Put together a "grab-n-go" breakfast box in your refrigerator so your family can help themselves to breakfast items on the hectic mornings.

I also grabbed some milk and Lender's Bagels. I've eaten Lender's Bagels since I was a kid, myself. And often times, I use the Cinnamon Raisin Swirl variety to make a really delicious peanut butter and bagel sandwich for my kids for a snack or lunch. 
Lender’s bagels are filling...sustaining kids all morning. Plain, Blueberry, and Cinnamon-Raisin flavors are kid-friendly and great for the whole family. Lender’s has a bagel for everyone! Bagels for breakfast are timesaving, easy, tasty, and nutritious. These are available in the refrigerated dairy section.


We always grab our Great Value Milk when we're at the store, too. Milk is naturally nutrient-rich and powers potential, if you have access to it. Milk's 9 essential nutrients, including 8 grams of high-quality protein per 8 ounce serving, can help to ensure that kids have the potential to play, learn and grow.

Join Feeding America in The Great American Milk Drive to help deliver highly desired and nutrient-rich gallons of milk to hungry children and families who need it most. More than 14 million servings of milk have been delivered to food banks through this first-of-its-kind initiative.

Refrigerator Breakfast Bin | Put together a "grab-n-go" breakfast box in your refrigerator so your family can help themselves to breakfast items on the hectic mornings.
These three items together provide a simple and easy breakfast...with lots of flavor options that kids will enjoy. Purchasing all of these items at Walmart helps to support The Great American Milk Drive.

Childhood should be filled with playing, learning, and growing. But for many children who face hunger, even basic staples like milk, and the nutrients that help power childhood activities, are missing.


Now, you can help feed a child. By purchasing one or more of these products (pictured above), you are helping Feeding America provide nutrient-rich milk to kids and families in need. Visit milklife.com/give to learn more.




Refrigerator Breakfast Bin | Put together a "grab-n-go" breakfast box in your refrigerator so your family can help themselves to breakfast items on the hectic mornings.
Packing my bin with the Fruit and Veggie Fusions, bagels, and a few other snack items was easy to do and is such a timesaver in the mornings. I threw in some spoons, too, so the fruit is easy to eat in a hurry.


Refrigerator Breakfast Bin | Put together a "grab-n-go" breakfast box in your refrigerator so your family can help themselves to breakfast items on the hectic mornings.


Refrigerator Breakfast Bin | Put together a "grab-n-go" breakfast box in your refrigerator so your family can help themselves to breakfast items on the hectic mornings.


Refrigerator Breakfast Bin | Put together a "grab-n-go" breakfast box in your refrigerator so your family can help themselves to breakfast items on the hectic mornings.
I grabbed everything for my breakfast bin at my local Walmart.
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Refrigerator Breakfast Bin | Put together a "grab-n-go" breakfast box in your refrigerator so your family can help themselves to breakfast items on the hectic mornings.
Putting the milk right next door to the breakfast bin means it can't be missed!


How do you make sure your family gets a good breakfast every day?





4 comments:

  1. Great idea! I am going to do this with the five of us! Thanks foor sharing! Tweeted and shared!

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  2. I've been craving bagels with cream cheese. I do think a breakfast bin would make eating breakfast easier. I'd be more intentional about not skipping it then.

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  3. I love the idea of having a breakfast box ready to go on the refrigerator. Mornings can be really crazy around here, so having something available to just grab and go would be super simple. Now, to find a spot!

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  4. I hate how much time my husband and I waste every morning just to prepare breakfast. Maybe we should copy you and prepare one of these drawers for ourselves. Any time saved would be a good thing.

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