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November 08, 2010

2nd Breakfast and Tim Hortons: health and hobbits


This past weekend at Thing 2's indoor soccer there was a tsunami of 7 year olds and a sea of parents with Tim Horton's cups. Not kidding! Everywhere you looked (including in my own little hand) there were Timmies cups.

Some of those soccer parents may have gone to Tims because of its location (conveniently across for the sportsplex). Some might have gone because they like the coffee. My reasons for patronizing Timmies was shared in my May 2010 "An Open Letter to Tim Hortons".

Maybe Tim's read that post because they approached Parent Club to spread the word about their new offerings of hot oatmeal and breakfast wraps providing a healthier choice for busy parents. (Dear Tim Hortons: Whether you read the post or not...thank you for the new choices).

Because, in my family, on Sundays we have breakfast at home, go to Karate, go home, switch sport bags, feel the need for a 2nd breakfast and then soccer, grocery shopping and moving on with life in general. That 2nd breakfast (yes, like Hobbits - we eat 2nd breakfast on Sundays) has to be something on-the-go. It's usually been a Tim Horton's hot chocolate and toasted bagel for the kids. However, oatmeal happens to be one of our favourite things to eat (and let me share - a hot breakfast - before going into that chilly sportsplex is a good thing!).

As you know, I am a buy-Canadian-gal, as such - can I remind you that Tim Horton's is no longer owned by Wendy's...Timmies head office is located in Oakville, ON. As if you needed another reason to go through the Timmies drive-thru.

I stand behind my Open Letter To Tim Horton's . I truly heart you. Because you make busy family life easier...with fast food...that isn't fast junk food.

This post sponsored by our friends at Tim Horton's

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1 Comments:

At November 8, 2010 at 1:19 PM , Blogger edmontonjb said...

I'm so glad they've added oatmeal to their menu. Oatmeal is my son's favorite breakfast so it will be perfect for early mornings on the go.

 

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