This post is an entry for Britmums #oreocookiequest sponsored by Oreo.
Oreo is celebrating The Great Oreo Cookie Quest promotion on packs now, which means anyone can pick up a pack and be in with a chance to win awesome prizes, including a once in a lifetime trip to California – can I get a HELL YEAH!
I am taking part with my very own cookie quest to support The Great Oreo Cookie Quest and what better way than to use our snow days (I mean who hasn’t had any?!) to have fun and throw in a bit of Oreo cookie eating into the mix! Of course! This challenge is all about family time and spending it together, having fun and capturing them moments.
My 7 year old son B loves the snow and is out the back door as soon as a snowflake falls…literally! Sometimes the kids are the most happiest when it comes to simplicity. Take away the technical stuff, the effort, the distractions.
My son was the most happiest when being out in the fresh air, burning some energy and taking some time out from his siblings!!! Even better, the taste of an Oreo in the snow was a fun experience – who wouldn’t love being out in the white stuff and stuffing your face with a chocolate Oreo cookie?!
Family time is so important, whether it be a family day out, snuggling down to watch a film at home or simply watching your children play. Taking away the many distractions children have nowadays, its refreshing to see that children can be happy with the simple things in life, like just having a run and a play in the garden in the snow.
Its times like these we need to sit back and appreciate these moments of happiness presented by the likes of a snow day and no school – hurrah for the kids! Don’t get me wrong, B loves is Xbox and Wii U, but I much prefer capturing these moments of happiness and see the delight on his face from the simple things in life – making footprints in the snow.
Thanks for reading!
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This is lovely and snow does bring out the best in kids. I think because it’s such a rarity it means they actually go out and play!
Mmmm i love Oreos and as you say what better way to eat them than in the snow. As soon as my daughter seen the slow she wanted to go and build a snowman but up in Liverpool we didn’t have enough snow unlike you to make one #FamilyFunLinky
Ah that’s a shame you didn’t have any for your daughter to play in! I love Oreos too!
What a glorious day with your boy, and I love the oreo touches on the snow man! Hope you win!
Thank you so much!
Oh the snow was so much fun wasn’t it – though sadly it’s already gone here and things are back to normal. I love that you can win great prizes with oreos – not that I need an incentive to eat them as they are so yummy! And what a fab snowman.
Yes there’s none left here too – both snow and Oreos!
Ahh snow and Oreos? Two of my favourite things! It looks like you had a lot of fun together!
We’re supposed to get a couple of inches this week. I wonder if Oreo in the US is sponsoring a “win a trip to Europe” sweepstakes?! We just might have to prepare for the storm by picking up a few packages of Oreo cookies.
Yes I wonder! I’d defo be stocking up 😉
I think snow brings out the kid in all of us doesn’t it? It was a wee bit cold to enjoy it too much this time but the boys were fascinated by how much there was. I love the oreo snowman!!
My it was freezing this time! We had fun but we wasn’t out for long!
Loving the oreo creativity! I have to admit though, I’m so glad the snow is gone.
Yes although I hear we are about to get more!!
Ahh this is lovely and it’s so good to see kids out and playing in the snow. We don’t get it that often so we have to enjoy it x
Yes i think the kids just love it as it doesn’t appear as often as they would like!
Ooo I’d never thought about using Oreo cookies as snowman buttons! That really is such a fantastic idea x
How lovely! We didn’t get to enjoy fun time in the snow last week as our little one had chicken pox. I’m probably one of the few parents wishing it to snow again so I can see his little face having fun in it #fortheloveof blog
Ah chicken pox booooooo! You never know with this weather it could return!
My gang have spent so many hours outside during those snow days! My oldest, 11.5 yo, was out the most. He LOVES snow!
I think the older children can tolerate the cold more!
There is something so magical about children playing in the snow, its almost like it’s gone back to the times when technology didnt play such a massive part in our lives!! I hope you all made some wonderful memories!
Thank you for sharing this with us at #TriumphantTales. I hope to see you back next week.
Absolutely! It was nice to have the snow as a distraction from the screen time!
The simple things in life really are the best. Great pictures!
Thank you for joining the #FamilyFunLinky x
The simple things are just the best…and free!
I have never had an Oreo as they weren’t big in this country before my wheat allergy diagnosis. The kids LOVE them (especially the Oreo ice cream cones) and this is a great giveaway! Fab snow pics too. Thanks for linking up with #globalblogging
Ohhh Orea ice cream cones – i must seek these out!
Looks like a fun time and love the silly face. Commenting for myself and on behalf of BritMums and thanking you for taking part
Thank you and thank you to Britmums too!
Looks like you had a lot of fun, thanks for linking up to #fortheloveofBLOG x
We sure did however I don’t miss the snow at all!
Love those Oreo buttons on the snowman!
That snowman was huge but it melted quite quickly!
It really is the simple things that children take the most pleasure in and I love seeing that joy on their faces. Love a sneaky oreo too! Thanks for joining us at #SharingtheBlogLove
Exactly – doing stuff like this is priceless!
We are very much an outdoor family and the girls have been loving the snow we’ve had recently. I love a oreo too! Thank you for joining us at #SharingtheBlogLove
Mine love the snow too but the amount we’ve had in the last month we are all sick of it now! Fingers crossed no more!
He looks like he had great fun in the snow! Yummy tasty treat too!! Thanks for joining in with my linky #GetMooreFromLife
He sure did but I am so glad the snow has left us now…fingers crossed!
That’s one huge snowman!! My three love being in the outdoors, and it is so much better for them, and I find them a lot easier to handle too! Those oreos look yummy #getmoorefromlife
It was huge! It didn’t take long to melt thought!