Mar 112013

College Basketball #SnackMadness Prep

College Basketball Viewing Party Prep With Walgreens' Balance Rewards #SnackMadness

For those who read my blog regularly you know that we’re huge University of Kentucky college sports fans.  So this time of year – the college basketball season and the following Tournament – is especially fun for us.  The Cats aren’t exactly lighting up the boards this year (which is not usual for us – the University of Kentucky basketball team is the winningest team in college basketball history) so I’m not even sure that we’ll see them in the tournament.  Of course our fingers are still crossed that they will, but even if they don’t make it, we’ll still be watching the games.

When you have teenagers life can be a little unpredictable.  You never know when they’re going to call and say “Oh, by the way, I’m bringing five friends over to watch the games”.  And if you have teenagers – especially teen boys – you know that filling the pit they call a stomach isn’t easy.  Carrot sticks and pretzels aren’t going to go very far.  Fortunately we have a Walgreens just down the road – literally like a mile – that’s easy to pop into and grab last minute party supplies. Continue reading »

Mar 102013

The college basketball tournament will be starting soon and we’re all pretty excited.  Hopefully the Cats will manage to sneak in this year (it hasn’t really been the best year for the UK men’s basketball team) so that we can cheer for them.  Even if they don’t, we’ll definitely be watching the games.

I don’t know about you but when we watch something special like a once-per-year tournament I like to make special snacks or meals to help celebrate.  I wanted to make something that we could eat over the course of a few days so that we could enjoy it during most of the games.  So I decided to make “Madness Munch”.  Bubbles of course wanted to help – she loves to help me in the kitchen and I love to have the help.  This recipe is fast and easy to make and you can customize it to fit the tastes of your family.

Madness Munch Recipe for College Basketball Tournament Viewing Parties

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