This post was sponsored by Nabisco as part of an Influencer Activation for
Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.
I came to the realization last weekend that things from here on out will be much different than they have in the past. Our schedules have been filled to the brim for quite some time, but everything is changing now. What life-changing event could have possibly happened that offered this revelation? No, we aren’t pregnant. That’s not even funny.
Homecoming at the high school.
Yes, homecoming. High school. Ugh. As you know, the girls have been involved in various sports and extra-curricular activities for awhile now. But it all seemed, I don’t know.. like normal kid-stuff. But this. This reality. It means that I need to accept that the kids aren’t little kids any longer. My babies are growing up. It means that my after-school taxi service has now graduated to the level of “What time is curfew?”
Everyone says the kids grow up quickly, but I think that’s probably because we’re constantly so busy we don’t have time to realize what day it is. Or year. What year is it, by the way? If you’ve had teenagers, your answer is probably “The year of eat and run” and I’m inclined to agree with that. Kennedy doesn’t make it home until 5:30 while Madison is sticking around the high school for a variety of after school activities and clubs with various ending times. They leave the house grabbing snacks to get them through the day and tide them over until a late dinner.
At the same time, I’m working or running errands during the morning and early afternoon then popping to the park to pick up Kennedy’s musical instruments from cross country practice. Then I’m darting to the high school (or wherever) for who knows what. It’s madness. While our breakfasts and lunches are pretty consistent, dinners are far from it. I used to purchase bulk sizes of items then repackage into snack size bags or boxes, but they’re not in elementary school any longer so that doesn’t really work. Besides, I’m not dedicated enough to maintain any normalcy in my own portion control and with a busy schedule, the convenience of prepackaging is worth its weight in gold.
I’ve discovered that I spend an awful lot of time in my vehicle, while simultaneously not going anywhere. A lot. Just waiting around. I use the time to get work done, but it’s usually this down time that has me hankering for something to eat. As soon as the kids get in the car, they’re asking for food also.
When they need a snack – or, more important, if I want one – NABISCO Multipack 12-pack with Mini Chips Ahoy!, Nutter Butter Bites and Oreo Minis is the way to go.Seriously, 3 favorites in one box, all pre-packaged for grab and go. Ideal for when I’m busy or when I want to grab a snack and keep working. The fact they are minis makes them even easier to pop on the go…
…Or while waiting (im)patiently for a child to get done with whatever I’m picking her up from. Who am I kidding? I like these bite sized snacks because I can eat them in little bits over a period of time, savoring all the sweetness when willpower permits.
In case you didn’t know it, I have a horrible sweet tooth. I even have a Pinterest board entitled “Stupid Sweet Tooth” because sweets are something I gravitate toward. When I’m asked my favorite dessert, I can’t answer because one day it might be a chocolate ambrosia pie and the next a carrot cake. When we grab store-bought cookies, I’m torn between which variety to get and often find myself grabbing multiple packs simply to have options when the cravings hit. The NABISCO Multipack solves the decision-making process by including three of my favorites all in one box. As a bonus, I know everyone else in the family likes Mini Chips Ahoy!, Nutter Butter Bites and Oreos Mini as well. Oh wait. That’s not a bonus since it means I have to share. Alas, no matter who is on the run, their preferred portable sweet snack is ready to travel with them.
The NABISCO Multipack 12-packs with Mini Chips Ahoy!, Nutter Butter Bites and Oreo Mini cookies are available at retailers such as Walmart. Heads up though, if you’re looking for these, you’ll need to keep your eyes open.
They were hiding behind a sales strip and I had trouble locating them. Whether you need snacks for on the go, something to pack in a college care package, a quick and simple treat to appease your sweet tooth or simply enjoy having these classic cookies around then check out the NABISCO Multipack at Walmart. We’re also excited that our readers can enter to win prizes as part of this promotion. I-C will randomly select 14 winners from all program entries and will facilitate fulfillment of the winning prizes. Check it out!
Nabisco Snacktime Sweepstakes