#ad Raising Money for School with Tyson Project A+ and Honey BBQ Chicken Eggrolls with Coleslaw

Disclosure CBiasThis is my oldest daughter on her first day of kindergarten, last year.

Tori First Day of Kinder

Can someone please hand me a tissue? Wow! She has grown so much since then!

Thinking back upon her kinder year, I just have to say that she is so totally blessed that she was chosen to attend the public school that she’s at. It’s a very unique school because it’s a complete Spanish immersion school. This means by the time she gets out of the 5th grade, she will be completely bilingual and bi-literate in both Spanish and English. For the public school system to offer this type of unique learning environment is just awesome. As a parent, I want to do what I can to support the school system, whether it be on the PTO committee giving my time or supporting the school financially. And that’s why I love the Tyson Project A+. It’s another great way to raise money for such a great school!

Tyson Honey BBQ Chicken Strips

When I was given the opportunity to blog about the Tyson Project A+ program, I was stoked! The Tyson Project A+ works pretty much like any other label collection program and is super easy to sign up for. When I saw how much they give for each label, I was pretty darn impressed. 24 CENTS. That’s a lot!

Project A+ Enroll

So, I went right to the Tyson Project A+ website and signed right up. It was easy to enroll and took no time at all to get my daughter’s school on the list. The website also has resources for helping your child’s school achieve their fundraising goals. They even have clip art you can print to decorate collection boxes!

Tyson Clipping

Once you collect 100 labels, you can send them in for redemption. I think that’s great because I know my daughter’s school really needs it! If you haven’t signed your child’s school up yet, I highly suggest you do so!

Tyson A Plus

Here’s my oldest, one year later. She has matured so much. My bonita hija (beautiful daughter) is going into primer grado (first grade). My, how time does fly!

When we picked up some Tyson products at Walmart to start our label collecting, I decided to come up with a yummy, unique and easy recipe using one the Tyson A+ Project participating products.

BBQ Chicken Eggrolls

Using the Honey BBQ Chicken Strips, I made Honey BBQ Chicken Egg Rolls and paired it with a creamy coleslaw. Kind of like an Asian-American fusion of flavors, and it really worked!

Check out the recipes below and don’t forget to check out my Google+ album to see how much fun my daughter and I had shopping for our Tyson products!

Slow Cooker Philly Cheese & Chicken Sandwiches
  • 2 Tbs Butter
  • 3 Chicken Breasts
  • 2 Green peppers
  • 1 onion
  • Salt and Pepper, for seasoning
  • Shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • Hoagie Rolls

  1. Slice butter into 2 pats, put them in the bottom of the crock pot.
  2. Put your chicken in the crock pot. Salt & Pepper.
  3. Chop your Green Peppers and onions and add to the crock pot.
  4. Cook on medium for 4-6 hours.
  5. Shred the chicken and mix all ingredients together well.
  6. Serve with hoagie rolls and sprinkle Mozzarella on top.
  7. To melt the cheese and warm the bun, put in the broiler for just a few minutes. Be sure to watch it so it doesn't burn!

Fall Snack Mix Recipe
  • 1 Family Size Box of Cheese-Itz
  • 1 bag of Mini Marshmallows
  • 2 bags Candy Pumpkins
  • 1 bag Small Twisty Pretzels

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a large paper sack or bowl.
  2. Makes 30-ish 1-cup servings.


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Hey! Meet Vanessa

A foodie, crafty, homeschooling mom of 3, who loves her Happy Planner and all things Mid Century Modern!


A foodie, crafty, homeschooling mom of 3, who loves her Happy Planner and all things Mid Century Modern!

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  1. Those look SO good Vanessa!! YUM! What a great program for the schools, I will have to look into it! Thanks for sharing about it!

    1. The Rookie Seamstress says:

      No problem! I love this program! I think my daughters school will earn a lot of money with it!

  2. YUM! These look terrific.

    1. The Rookie Seamstress says:

      Thank you! They were super yummy.

  3. Great job, Vanessa! Hope it’s a great school year for you all! 🙂

    1. The Rookie Seamstress says:

      Thank you. Same to you!

  4. Wow – those egg rolls sound amazing! I have to try these out with our deep fryer. 🙂 Thanks for sharing. 🙂

    1. The Rookie Seamstress says:

      They were super yummy! I also made some cheeseburger egg rolls a few days later. They were awesome too!

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