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Would you be happy with this as an after school tea?

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Waswondering Sun 06-Sep-09 20:19:13

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Georgimama Sun 06-Sep-09 20:20:03

Already had a cooked meal at lunch? Yes.

thirtypence Sun 06-Sep-09 20:21:05

I would question whether any child would eat a sardine sandwich when fresh chocolate cake was available.

It's all very sweet isn't it?

MaureenMLove Sun 06-Sep-09 20:21:13

Is this a one off or a regular arrangment?

trefusis Sun 06-Sep-09 20:21:30

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DebiTheScot Sun 06-Sep-09 20:22:01

That's a lot of sweet stuff.

Depends on what they've eaten for lunch. If a cooked meal then yes apart from there maybe being a bit much cake.

cyanarasamba Sun 06-Sep-09 20:22:10

Sounds wonderfully Famous Five.... am I close? grin

Personally I'd like to see a bit more fresh fruit & veg and cut out some of the sweet things.

slyandgobbo Sun 06-Sep-09 20:22:11

Is quite sweet. Could there be some fruit or vegetables? I am not sure that many modern children eat sardines but maybe that's just mine...

slyandgobbo Sun 06-Sep-09 20:22:52

Ah, it's secret seven, no doubt.

trefusis Sun 06-Sep-09 20:23:15

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FabBakerGirlIsBack Sun 06-Sep-09 20:23:34

It sounds great and I am sure the kids will love it but there is too much pudding stuff imo.

Slubberdegullion Sun 06-Sep-09 20:23:52

It's VERY sweet.

Why all the cake?

Give them water to drink.

I can't remember the last time I ate a sardine sandwich, you might have more joy with tuna tbh.

Sidge Sun 06-Sep-09 20:24:02

No.Is it a birthday party or a meal?

If the former, maybe (but you're chancing it with sardine sandwiches).

If the latter then no.

Waswondering Sun 06-Sep-09 20:24:39

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Slubberdegullion Sun 06-Sep-09 20:25:13

oooof

<slaps self>

secret seven

durrr

hence sardine sandiches

double durr.

Blu Sun 06-Sep-09 20:25:23

I'd think 'Jamie Oliver and Enid Blyton are in the right jobs, respectively' wink

and

Lucky children - 2 sorts of cake - fab!

Waswondering Sun 06-Sep-09 20:25:33

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feedthegoat Sun 06-Sep-09 20:26:06

Sandwiches wouldn't bother me if they'd had a proper meal but I would serve with cucumber, carrot sticks and tomato.

Sandwich fillings are a little unusual too unless you already know the children coming definately like them.

Blu Sun 06-Sep-09 20:26:11

Oh, hang on, is it Arthur Ransome?

crokky Sun 06-Sep-09 20:26:33

Lots of sweet stuff, but I wouldn't mind particularly occasionally.

However, the sandwiches are a little odd IMO. Do children drink hot drinks?

Waswondering Sun 06-Sep-09 20:26:34

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slyandgobbo Sun 06-Sep-09 20:26:49

They do sometimes eat a tin of pineapple in Enid B.
Cayanara thought it was famous five, i said secret seven!
<hops up and down childishly>

iheartdusty Sun 06-Sep-09 20:26:59

I don't know any children who'd eat sardine sandwiches. Unless you know they'll be eaten, how about Marmite or cheese instead?

quantities look great, but I'd serve water/juice instead of or as well as hot choc to drink.

Slubberdegullion Sun 06-Sep-09 20:28:02

It's constipationamundo though isn't it? grin

I hope they ate up a nice bowl of stewed plums for supper.

slyandgobbo Sun 06-Sep-09 20:28:04

roffle at people still advising on this.

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