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We home school, but Box Tops products are still a vital part of our schooling.  Mainly because they are great products that we use to learn a few things. When MyBlogSpark offered me the chance to receive this:

 
I said, "YES!"
When the package arrived, there was a box of Betty Crocker family size milk chocolate brownies, iclips with cute cupcakes, two notepads, Box Top pencils, a neoprene lunch bag and a cupcake bag! 

 
I pulled out my trusty Baker's Edge pan and called in our budding cook.

She's got on her apron and she's ready to do some learning.

Learning to measure ingredients.

Cracking eggs. We crack eggs into a bowl in case any shells might fall in and then we don't have to pick them out of the batter.

Mixing is a very important skill. 

Almost as important as tasting.* 

MMMM brownies!

They get a big thumbs up.  

I do collect Box Tops and pass them along to friends who have children in public schools.  According to the Box Tops Website, the program is available to home school associations with 15 or more students.  

The winner of the Giveaway is Kelly!  Thanks for reading!!


Here's the best part of my package, I get to share a prize pack with one of you!  To get a chance to win

  • Cupcake iclips
  • Cupcake bag
  • Cupcake notepads
  • Box Tops for Education pencils
  • Neoprene Lunch Sack



Then just leave a comment with your favorite Betty Crocker Dessert item.  The comments will be closed after Monday 19th at noon and I'll pick a winner later in the day!

Disclosure: The Betty Crocker products, information, and giveaway have been provided by Betty Crocker through MyBlogSpark.


* Betty Crocker warns against eating raw and under cooked brownies.

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