How to Create the Ultimate Basketball Snack Basket

By Shannon Gurnee
In Do-It-Yourself
March 22, 2016

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It’s March and you know what that means? It’s time for College Basketball! With College Basketball comes cheering, eating and watching our favorite teams make their ways to the finals. Getting together with family and friends means eating lots of yummy snacks and dishes! So what better way to add to the Basketball fun then to bring an Ultimate Basketball Snack Basket! It’s super easy to create and your family and friends will thank you for it!

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How to Create the Ultimate Basketball Snack Basket

1 – Choose a basket to hold all your goodies. Being March (and with Easter just around the corner), you’ll have a great selection of baskets to choose from!

2 – Include snack items. In our basket, we included chips and trail mix. You could also include candy, as well as cheese and crackers.

3 – Include recipe ingredients. We enjoy preparing dips at our get-togethers, so I added a can of chili and salsa to my basket.

4 – Choose something to add fun! In our basket, we chose to add a squishy basketball. It’s great for squeezing when things get exciting!!

5 – Bring along Advil Liqui-Gels in case a headache arises. My preferred form of medication to take when I have a headache is Advil. I’ve tried others and they just don’t work as quickly or as thoroughly as Advil does! We like to include a bottle of the Advil Liqui-Gels. After all, we want to enjoy the moments during the game rather than focusing on aches and pains!

Nothing’s stronger, longer lasting or better on your tough aches and pains than Advil* (*Among OTC brands). Ask a doctor before use if you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn.

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6 – Bring along Nexium 24HR to prevent heartburn before it starts. I don’t know about you, but I didn’t experience heartburn until I was pregnant. Once I was pregnant (and after), something in my body changed and I became more susceptible to getting frequent heartburn, especially when I eat certain foods or snacks. Nexium 24HR is a great way to relieve heartburn quickly and efficiently. I like Nexium 24HR because I can take it to prevent heartburn before it hits! I also like to have it in case our guests begin to experience heartburn. After all, I want them to be comfortable so they can have a good time watching basketball with us and not focus on the discomfort caused by heartburn.

Nexium 24HR, the new #1 selling frequent heartburn brand* (*Based on IRI sales data 52 weeks ending 11/1/15 among OTC brands. May take 1 to 4 days for full effect. Use as directed.)

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You can find all of these products included in our basket at Walmart. I love that it’s easy to stock up on goodies for College Basketball season! I found both the Nexium 24HR 42 ct. and Advil Liqui-Gels 160 ct. in the medicine section of the store (near the pharmacy). Head on over and stock up, plus save money with this Nexium coupon and Advil coupon!

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What would you include in your Ultimate Basketball Snack Basket?

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

19 Responses to “How to Create the Ultimate Basketball Snack Basket”

  1. Kelly says:

    What a thoughtful idea! This would be such a great host/hostess gift when attending a basketball party for them to enjoy on a night they’re not entertaining, yet still watching the game! #client

  2. vickie couturier says:

    that is a very nice basket

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  4. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says:

    This is so awesome. I love that you included Advil. We always have some on hand – just in case.

  5. Our husbands must be related or something. There’s nothing my husband likes more than chili with corn chips. It’s his go to game snack.

  6. Alyssa says:

    What a thoughtful idea!

  7. Sarh S says:

    Nexium is definitely a need! These chili and queso nachos that my dad makes are delicious, but oh man do they make me breath fire.

  8. Jeanette says:

    That is the PERFECT basket for a sports nut! I am pretty sure all those snacks are a MUST for any sports nut! Great idea!

  9. HilLesha says:

    I love this idea! My husband would have liked something like this during March Madness, especially in the beginning when his favorite team was playing.

  10. Great idea! My husband would love it made this for him, and he never goes far without his Nexium.

  11. College basketball is so fun to watch with the family! I am looking forward to all the cheers, jeers and snacks! Thank you for the idea! Oh, and BTW, Advil and Nexium are staples in the house. We always have them handy in case the need arises.

  12. This is such a cute basket for those who love basketball. My husband and brother would love to get this.

  13. Perfect way to include that adult in the Easter festivities! I love this idea! And you can do so many different variations with this! Thanks for sharing!

  14. Paige says:

    This would be an amazing gift when going to a basketball party – such a thoughtful gift πŸ™‚

  15. rika says:

    I love this idea. I also have these 2 products in my medicine cabinet. Love advil and nexium

  16. Shannon Lee says:

    I also enjoy this idea! We always have Advil in our basket πŸ™‚

  17. Bonnie @wemake7 says:

    What a great basket idea. I think my boys would love that.

  18. Kathy says:

    I think that’s a wonderful basket. I think all these products in your basket are perfect. I think it would make a great gift for those that play basketball too.

  19. Richard Hicks says:

    I need to make one for my brother!

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