Toilet humour is always happening in our house, in fact the more I groan the more the kids try to push my buttons. I delivered today’s joke to the kids and it stopped them in their tracks, just for a second. If you need a brief reprieve from the kid’s noises then give today’s joke a try;
The kids and I love peppermint so making this slice didn’t take much convincing. It was incredibly easy and even better that there was no baking involved! I think this could tie in beautifully as Christmas gifts or as a plate to share at a Christmas party, just swap the peppermint crisps for candy canes for some added festive colours. Get out the aprons, food processor and slice tin and have some fun in the kitchen with the kids.
- 250g Marie biscuits
- 1 tin Sweetened condensed milk
- 140g Peppermint crisp bars (4 in total)
- 200g Chocolate, milk or dark
- Line a slice tin or square cake tin with baking paper.
- In a food processor, crush the biscuits and empty into a medium bowl.
- Crush the peppermint crisp bars in the food processor and put 3/4 of them into the bowl, pout the rest aside to decorate the slice.
- Mix the biscuits and peppermint crisp together to combine. Add the sweetened condensed milk to the bowl and stir to combine.
- Pour the mixture into the tin and push down with a spoon to make it smooth.
- Melt the chocolate in the microwave on 50% for 2 minutes, stirring often until melted.
- Pour melted chocolate over the slice base and sprinkle with remaining crushed peppermint crisps to decorate.
- Place in the fridge for a couple of hours to set then slice and serve.
Remembrance Day is a day to remember those who have fought and served our country. Too many brave men and women have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom today. Others like our great Uncle Leslie Winter Reid returned from the Great War to make a legacy that continues for our family today, LW Reid.
In 1919, a 24-year-old Leslie Winter Reid returned from the Western Front decorated as a pillar of the community with a British War Medal and a Victory Medal. He made plans to create a business of his own. From the very start, Leslie’s mission statement was simple: Foster quality and service above all. Leslie was supported in this business by one of his brothers, Herbert Preston Reid. Herbert Reid would take over the business when Leslie died in nearly a century later, many things may have changed – but the mission statement of LW Reid has not: to outfit Australians with quality garments.
Today, the company that Leslie began as a family business has transformed into Australia’s leading uniform supplier, having clothed generations of Australians from shore to sun-drenched shore — expanding and innovating to become a respected manufacturer of stand-out corporate, sports and children’s wear. In fact, LWR is Australia’s leading supplier of uniforms for primary and high schools alike. Our reputation for quality and reliability, built over generations, started with what one man thought was important: honesty, loyalty and trustworthiness, for one and all.
Made For School is proudly a family owned and operated business, and we continue to be grateful for the decision Uncle Leslie made when he returned.
Today we will remember him and the other brave men and women who have served and who continue to serve our country today, thank you.
Lest We Forget
It’s week 5 and I desperately wish it was week 9 with the holidays were in sight! If you’re like Mickey then maybe today’s joke with take you on a wild adventure filled with laughs!
How fast is this term going! If you’re over mending pants and shorts then today’s joke might give you an idea, or a groan!
We’ve been enjoying the ease of BBQ’s for dinner for a few weeks now and I have so missed this over winter. This delicious salsa is perfect as a side to some BBQ chicken and goes equally as well with some corn chips in the kids lunchbox for a healthy on the go snack. If you’re after a zesty, healthy and tasty side or snack then make a bowl of this and enjoy it for a few days, if it lasts that long!
- 1 red onion, diced
- 4 Roma tomatoes, diced
- 2 Avocadoes, peeled, sliced and diced
- 2 Tablespoons coriander, chopped
- 2 Tablespoons of lime or lemon juice
- 2 Cloves of garlic, crushed
- Add all of the ingredients into a medium bowl and stir to combine.
- Make sure that the lemon or lime juice covers everything to stop the avocado from going brown.
- Store in an airtight container in the fridge until needed. Let it come to room temperature before serving.