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Mothers love to make sure that they have a snack stockpile on hand at all times because that’s what moms do. Of course, moms also get frustrated when people get greedy. There are lots of moments where the snacks don’t seem to last as long as they should and that’s when the aforementioned frustrations start to take place.

That’s where this mother’s amazing hack comes into play. Selena is a busy mom with multiple kids of her own but she took the time to share this pointer recently.

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We would be remiss if we did not take the time to share it with our audience. When it was first shared, it was the Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK Facebook group that was given the chance to check it out.

As you would expect, a hack that is this awesome was never going to stay in one place for long. The snack tip has traveled far and wide already. Like many mothers, Selena got tired of her family going through all of the snacks too quickly. That’s why she came up with the best hack possible. She decided that she would start hiding them in places where the family could not find them as easily.

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“The best way to save money when you have kids….hide the chocolate bars in pasta boxes. They last so much longer. I do the same with biscuits too haha. And if you forget: extra bonus as they’d last even longer then,” Selena shares. This makes too much sense and we wish that we had been able to think of it first. Ah well, better late than never.

The comments were filled with approval. The likes and comments started to pile up almost immediately. In fact, some parents were happy to share the hacks that they have come up with in their own homes.

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“Omg this is a brilliant idea…..totally pinching,” one parent shared. We loved combing through the comments to find out more about the additional hacks. “I hide our treats in the cleaning cupboard …no one under 16 is looking in there,” another parent wrote. How wise! We are more than sure that we could hide every treat in the house that way.