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Family Game Night With S'mores Snack Mix And Kraft Printable Coupons

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Momma Told Me: Time is money.

Back when I was a newlywed, in my early twenties, I would dedicate large chunks of my week to couponing. I wasn't nearly as organized as I am now, and yet I spent a significantly large portion of time to hunting down discarded inserts, cutting through triplicates, and carefully sorting each coupon by expiration and theme. At that time my life was fairly dull and I truly needed a hobby, it was therapeutic. Matching up grocery coupon deals with manufacturer's coupons was also something I had done with Momma a a young girl, and I was proud to be able to pass on these skills with anyone who could benefit from it.
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Of course the times, they are-a-changing; every day I am blessed with more and more 'distractions' and more life to live. My family never seems to stop growing and I am happy to consider even those not related the closest of my family and friends. This keeps my social calendar quite busy in between a full time job and running a household. I still take time to clip and organize coupons, but I don't always have time to sort through the circulars each week. Because of this, printable grocery coupon have really been a lifesaver. They are also the best example of my #1 rule of couponing: anyone can do it.
Just the other week I was refilling my Walmart prescriptions online when a widget popped up on my sidebar highlighting some great Kraft coupons printable savings. Just like that I was virtually cutting savings for some of my favorite Kraft products like Philadelphia cream cheese, Oscar Mayer beef hot dogs, and planters peanuts. I was instantly inspired to text my cousin (who so happens to live across the street) and demand an adults only game night. With her impending c-section 2 weeks away and her daughter visiting grandma up in Oregon, it seemed like the perfect calm-before-the storm for us all to reconnect and enjoy ourselves. Of course, baby Nathan had plans of his own and promptly arrived 11 days early!
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I'll take credit for that- we did spend quite a bit of time talking about the delicious S'mores snack mix and Kraft Macaroni and Cheese were would be making, who can blame him for wanting to join in the fun. Naturally the new big sis flew down that very night to meet her baby brother, and the house was packed with children, and family by the time our unofficial game night arrived. No worries! I was more than happy to help keep Sabrina, 11, occupied while her mother settled in back home from the hospital!
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Kraft has a much larger product range than most realize, and there are currently over 20 digital coupons available through the Coupons.com Walmart online portal. And your print queue can be #PackedWithSavings in not time when you head on over now, but don't delay, these great printable coupons have a limited number of prints, once they're gone, they're gone! One of my favorite coupon deals has to be the $1 off a Kraft Macaroni And Cheese 5 Pack- not only can the kids make this on their own (with supervision) but Sabrina begged to use the leftover boxes for a special 'macaroni ninja' costume afterwards!
Let's face it, nobody had the energy to cook an ornate meal after all the 'ooohing,' 'ahhing,' and garbled baby talk; but we were still a hungry crew, none-the-less. I was happy to keep the spill free Capri-Sun pouches coming to keep the new mom and her kiddos refreshed while socializing with the visiting family. Hosting a large group with fruit pouch drinks also made cleanup a breeze- after sucking every last drop out, these took up almost no space in the trash.
The proud new father lit up the grill with some fresh burger patties and a package of Oscar Mayer beef franks. Halfway through the grilling process I remember hearing, "We have cheese, right?" and let out a hearty laugh, as if I'd ever forget the Kraft Singles! The usual pandemonium then ensued as the life or death decision of 'cheese or no cheese' was passed down from guest to guest so the grill master could properly allocate those precious golden slices. By the time it was time to eat the tweens were ravenous and clamored to build their plates as if the food were about to disappear altogether.
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Later that evening I finally broke out the S'mores snack mix cups Sabrina and I had made while waiting for the macaroni to boil. We'd plated them in little paper serving cups, and left them in the fridge to let the moisture soften them a bit for sensitive teeth; naturally every pair of eyes that opened the fridge had asked when on Earth we were going to eat the 'delicious looking S'mores concoction!' With our snack mix in hand, and baby Nathan soundly asleep, we all huddled around the giant ottoman and put on our game faces for some hard-core Monopoly.
So, remember, life doesn't always go as planned- and that's usually when life starts to get really fun! Just because you're juggling a little bit more these days doesn't mean you can't fit in time for great family moments and even great coupon deals. Kraft has some wonderful recipe ideas for every time frame and budget to compliment their online printable coupons, so be sure to head on over today and check them out too!

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S'mores Snack Mix for family game night and more, made with Kraft ingredients like Planters Peanuts and Jet Puffed Marshmallows! #PackedWithSavings #Shop
 S'mores Snack Mix:
*click here for printable s'mores snack mix recipe

Ingredients:

2 Packages JET-PUFFED Marshamallows (Minis preferred)
4 HERSHEY'S Bars (standard, dark chocolate if desired)
2C PLANTERS Honey Roasted Peanuts
1 Box HONEY-MAID Graham Cracker Squares
3 TBS Butter
Parchment Paper or Nonstick Baking Pan

Directions:

1.) Break the HONEY-MAIDgraham crackers into 1/2" pieces and line a parchment lined or non-stick baking tray.

2.) Sprinkle PLANTERS honey roasted peanuts liberally across graham cracker bed.

3.) Place 3C JET-PUFFED Marshmallows in a double broiler (or heat safe boil over 1" hot water pot) along with butter and heat until melted smooth. Be sure to stir constantly to allow for even melting and to prevent sticking. Carefully drizzle marshamallow mixture over peanut/graham mixture.

4.) Break HERSHY'S chocolate pieces into a heat safe mixing bowl or Pyrex measuring cup and microwave on high for 1 MIN- 90 SECS, stirring halfway through. When evenly melted, pour in ribbons across snack mix.

5.) Refrigerate for 1 hour and break apart prior to serving. 

33 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous family. Your dog is adorable and the kids sooo cute! Those smores are super yummy!

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  2. This S'mores snack mix looks delicious! I have most of the ingredients already. I might as well make this tonight (she said as if it weren't the only thing on her mind now).

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  3. Ah I love Smore's! This would be a great after school snack for my daughter. Love the doggy too ;)

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  4. Awww what a cutie!!! Love the smores recipe too, thanks for sharing.

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  5. Those Smores snacks look amazing. I love game night. So much fun.

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  6. Hello there, delicious Smores mix! Love all the family photos :)

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  7. Congratulations on your new nephew. Nathan is just adorable. It looks like the timing of your game night was fortuitous as you had a party planned anyway. The snack mix looks amazing!

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  8. Your family is so cute! The s'mores snack mix really, really looks good.

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  9. Oh my goodness, what fun... I love smores and like the idea of making them into a snack mix... YUMMY!

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  10. uhm, that s'more snack mix is out of this world amazing! I can't wait to make that with my kids! That is definitely a call for family time.

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  11. The picture of your dog had me LOLing! And I'm so excited to try the s'more recipe out!! It sounds so yummy!!!

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  12. That S'Mores Mix looks amazing. Your have a lovely family too!

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  13. I love online coupons. They are so helpful. That snack mix looks amazing!

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  14. That s'mores mix looks awesome! I'm going to be making that for our next movie night!

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  15. The s'mores look amazing!! That will be in our back to school weekend blowout for sure!!
    Oh speaking of school, a lot of schools collect the caprisun pouches and turn them in for .20¢ per pouch in free money for the school. Check with your schools and if they don't do it tell the PTO or your fundraiser president about this. It's so easy, they mail them in and a check is sent to school.
    Easy money for your school. We ended up with almost $4,000 this last year for our PTO to do fun things for the school.

    Thank you so much and congrats on the new member of your family. Such a cutie!!

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  16. You sold me at the word Smores. My current weakness.

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  17. This is so much fun! That Monopoly can get very hardcore. It looks like ya'll outlasted the dog. Too cute!

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  18. What great photos, you make me want to cuddle up with the family and eat s'mores! lol Great recipe!

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  19. Great recipe - looks yummy (pinning for later.) And Kraft coupons - I just downloaded the Savings Catcher app so I'll see how it works with these!

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  20. The smores look amazing! Now I feel like going to the store and getting the stuff to make my own LOL!

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  21. We love S mores. We spend a lot of time in the car together which is a great time to talk.

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  22. These look so yummy! We set aside one day a week that is just for family, seems unrealistic but we love it!

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  23. I LOVE those snack cups - smores are a favorite treat of mine and now i know how to get them in the winter!

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  24. what a nice time! We love S'mores and I must say your coupons are awesome!

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  25. Aw what a cutie pie!! Always fun to see sweet little newborn babies! Looks like a fun time with the family for sure, and that S'mores snack looks delightful!!!

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  26. wow, I love how delish you made this snack look! We are more of the salty snacks people, but you made even this sounds great!

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  27. Awe what an adorable family. I loved all the pictures. Looks like a great time!!!

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  28. Love the occasion for the party and sure love the way you roll - deliciousness anywhere you look

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  29. dang that looks delicious! i'm pinning this for later. good option for my toddlers preschool lunch.

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  30. What an awesome family and the dog is super adorable and so is the baby. We love Kraft, Capri Sun and all the great brands you mentioned. We also love playing Monopoly!! Can't wait to make this treat for our next game night!!

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  31. Way to turn the fun around! I love game nights, and making these smores snacks is now on the to-do list!

    wish we had coupons here in SG, but am passing the website info on to my mom in TN!!

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