Planning Our Snack Sampling Adventure With Smucker’s® #Snackation @Smuckers @Walmart #Ad



    Last year, my brother and my sister in law picked up both of my boys and watched them until I got home from work.  Since they recently moved to another state, our boys now have to stay in their school’s after-school program for a little while and wait for me to pick them up after work.  Recently, my younger son shared with me that he would like to be able to take special snacks to the program because he gets hungry after being in school all day.

    After speaking to him, I immediately knew that we would have to take a trip to our local Walmart to purchase some Smucker’s® snacks to allow me to prepare some treats for both of them to take with them every day.  Our family loves going to Walmart because they always have all of our favorite snacks at great prices.  After all, now that my husband and I will be paying for the after-school program too, we appreciate being able to save the extra money.


    Of course, our first stop was to the frozen food aisle to get some Uncrustables from Smucker’s® because my Tween made it clear to me that this is their number one favorite snack.  If you have never tried them, you are really missing out as they are absolutely delicious and so convenient to eat.  They are delicious pre-made sandwiches without the crust that contain JIF Peanut Butter and Smucker’s® jam and jelly.  Honestly, the don’t last very long in our home because we all love to eat them!


    Afterwards, we headed to the jelly aisle to get some Smucker’s® jelly and JIF peanut butter and Whips.  My older son also quickly picked up some jars of Goober because he loves that its spread is a combination of peanut butter and jelly which means less work for him when he tries to make his own sandwiches.


    We will be using all of these delicious ingredients to create some snack options for our after-school snack sampling adventure.  The winning snack from our sampling will be going with each one of our boys to school every day this week.  Stay tuned to not only check out our snack sampling adventure, but also to get a look at some of our snack ideas inspired by Smucker’s®!


Let’s Discuss:  What are some of your child’s favorite after-school snacks?

Disclosure: I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for Smucker’s® and received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. However, all opinions expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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  1. YUM – I want some of what’s in the cart!! 🙂 Look yummy, and from some of the best brands!

  2. My toddler LOVES fruit as a snack after school! She dips in honey and whips! I love those things!

  3. Jif Whiff and Uncrustables are my kids favorite after school snacks. I need to stock up on these again soon.

  4. Smuckers!!! I get a jelly from them called Simply Fruit!! It is one of the few jellys I can eat. I see you have some Sugar Free in your cart. Do they sweeten it with an alternative sweetner or what?

  5. There is no better combination than Jif and Smuckers. That’s exactly the ones we always get. I usually prefer the jam over jelly because it spreads easier!

  6. My husband LOVES those Uncrustables! (Of course, I can’t eat them, as they’re not gluten-free) but I have been wanting to try those Whips myself. Those ARE gluten-free! And there’s nothing I love more than dipping an apple slice in some peanut butter!

  7. I need to find those Jif Whips. They sound amazing! My son’s favorite snacks are apples and peanut butter, so that new variety will be fun to try.

  8. Actually I always liked those little squares with peanut butter between them. I have never tried a crustable–of course peanut butter and jelly always hits the spot.

  9. I eat a lot of peanut butter and jelly. I haven’t tried the uncrustables yet.

  10. Snacks made with peanut butter and jelly never get old. We love Smuckers jelly around here!

  11. I’m totally intrigued with those Jif Whips. I have yet to try them, but they are tempting me big time!

  12. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are always an all time favorite in our house. It is healthy and fills you up with yummy goodness. I love uncrustables because I can have them anytime I want. Great as an after school snack too.

  13. It’s definitely a good idea to send snacks. And you can’t go wrong with Jif. I love the Dippers. I want to try the Whips.

  14. Those Uncrustables sound really delicious! My daughter loves to eat some fruit and cheese as an after-school snack. Can’t wait to hear how your snack sampling adventure goes!

  15. Okay I’m out of the loop so help me out here. What are peanut butter whips? 🙂

  16. Those whips are new to us. I can think of a few ways to enjoy those with an after school snack. Have to pick some up.


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