Kraft Big Brands Collide for a Picnic Basket Prize Pack Giveaway!

We love picnics. With four boys, we are usually outdoors at one point or another all summer long. I love to save money by loading up the picnic basket before we leave home in the morning and heading out to our local Children’s Museum or park where we can have a picnic lunch. Trust me, with that many mouths to feed, eating out can add up fast. Kraft Foods has a huge line of products that make picnic packing a snap, with food the entire family will enjoy.

{Perfect Picnic Packing Essentials}

We received a picnic basket loaded down with tons of products that help pack the perfect summer picnic. What was in it? Check out these awesome products:

  •  Miracle Whip
  • Kraft Mayo with Olive Oil and Cracked Pepper
  • Kraft Barbeque Sauce
  • Oscar Mayer Hot Dogs, Lunch Meat, and Bacon
  • New Oscar Mayer Sandwich or Cracker Combos
  • Kool-aid Singles
  • Country Time Lemonade
  • New Oscar Mayer Carving Board Meats
  • Oscar Mayer Selects Hot Dogs
  • New Kraft Natural Cheese Big Slice
  • New Cracker Barrel Slices
  • Kraft Singles
  • Jet-Puffed Stackermallows Marshmallows
  • Jell-o Temptations
  • Crystal Light On the Go Iced Tea
  • Teddy Grahams
  • Wheat Thins Crunch Stix

{Our Taste Testing}

Originally, I had some really awesome photos of our gigantic picnic that we had at the cabins for Joshua’s birthday. Unfortunately, someone decided to “help” and accidentally deleted them all. So, instead we have pictures from one of our typical backyard picnics, featuring some of our favorite Kraft products. I love the Cracker Barrel cheeses, the all Beef Oscar Mayer Wieners, Country Time Lemonade is a regular staple around here for summer picnics and the new Wheat Thins Crunch Stix have quickly become a family favorite.

{Unique Summer Picnic Recipes}

Want something a little different then the traditional picnic favorites? Why not give some of these delicious Kraft recipes a try?

Pepper-Parm Crostini

Rustic Tomato Tart

Garden Lover’s Turkey Sandwich

* These products were provided to me for review by Kraft Foods, but all thoughts expressed within this post are my own. Kraft Foods is not responsible for the hosting or distribution of this giveaway or prize.


  1. Going to the lake in the summertime – my mom would always pack a picnic lunch so we could stay all day!

  2. My favorite picnic memory is from just the other day. I took the kids to the lake and we packed a lunch and had such a nice time together. My kids are 5 & 9 and they had a great time and I know it will be a lasting memory.

  3. My favorite family picnic memory is the one I had in the countryside of Kyoto with cousins and friends. I love those traditional Japanese snacks for picnic.

  4. My favorite family picnic was my first time going to the beach and we had a delicious picnic while watching the ocean.
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  5. My grandparents always had a picnics in the summer. I remember going there and playing with my multitude of cousins!

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  6. My favorite picnic memories are of my husband making me picnic lunches when we were dating. It was very romantic.

  7. My favorite picnic memory is having a picnic in my grandmother's rose garden with my great grandmother and mother. It was the last time all four generations were together.

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  8. My favorite picnic memory is the first date I had with my boyfriend -he became my husband a few years later. I tried to make everything (food) so picture perfect and we didnt even eat any of it πŸ™‚ That was 30 years ago and we still love a nice picnic by the lake…

  9. My favorite family picnic memory is when our kids were toddlers, my husband and I would often go to a local park and have a picnic with our kids. If the weather was nice, we'd do this mostly every Saturday. We'd sit and enjoy a nice lunch and later We would play frisbie with them and then they would go on the playground and go on the slide and swings.
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  10. I found it. Favorite memory: I had an unusual baby shower many years ago. I had an outdoor picnic for my baby shower! We still did everything like a normal baby shower it was just outside & the theme was picnic/summer time. It was awesome & everyone was comfortable & we had a lot of Kraft foods on the picnic table too. Love to win this set! barb g. diabeticsnacker(at)

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  13. favorite picnic memory is picnicing at the beach with my kids, having fun in the sand!


  14. My favorite picnic memory is of me and my aunt and my cousins. Every year on her birthday we all went to this amusement park and had her birthday party then went to the park and had fun. She passed away a few years back and I always think of that every year. I havent been to that park since then either.


  15. Going to "Sunday in the park" while on picnics and watching live acts and then going to the park
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  16. My favorite picnic memory is when I had not seen my girls for 3 years and I took them to the zoo. We had a picnic while we were there. It was awesome

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  17. My favorite picnic memory was from a few years ago. We had went on a small road trip across Central Texas, and had a picnic in this beautiful park. We all enjoyed that time as a family.


  18. My favorite memory is spreading out a blanket at our local music in the park with my parents. We would pack a dinner and eat it as we listened to the music.
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  19. My favorite picnic memory is taking my daughter to the lake and we had a picnic near the beach area…then we took a swim. It was an awesome mother-daughter bonding time!

  20. My favorite picnic memory is when I was a little girl, my family would go on vacation and they would always pack two coolers, one with food and the other with pop. When it was time to eat we would find a park or a picnic table on the side of the road and eat. I really enjoyed those days.

  21. My favorite picnic memory is when my grandmother was alive and we had family picnics at her home with our extended family.

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  23. just enjoying the sun and watching the kids play in the sunshine is a great memory mrs.mommyyatgmail

  24. I remember picnicing at a local park with my family. my mom always brought along the most amazing baked beans. Yummm!

  25. my favorite picnic was the other day- going to the park and feeding the ducks- watching the fish swim- letting the kids play at the playground and eating a pb&j sandwich and chips
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  26. I have fond memories of going on picnics with my grandma & grandpa when I was young.

  27. when my brother & I were little our whole family would go water skiing & take a huge picnic with cold fried chicken & grandma's potato salad!

  28. My favorite family picnic memory is actually w/ friends when I was little. My friends and I would pack a lunch in our lunchbox (and my Mom would wrap my sandwich up with wax paper)thermos and everything and have a picnic in my backyard.

  29. When I was a kid every Sunday my dad would take us to the beach during the summer. We left home early in the morning and stayed at the beach until sunset. I can remember my mom making a big pot of crabs on those days. We also had coconuts which my dad got from the trees near the beach or sometimes mangoes.
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  39. Growing up in a family with 6 kids, it was always fun when we had a picnic at the local park. We would always play baseball and croquet and then mom always had fried chicken and potato salad. Yum! I miss those days.

  40. i make new favorite picnic memories every year at our annual family reunion. playing on the playground with my kids, volleyball with my cousins and snuggling in fron the fire with my hubby πŸ™‚

  41. Going to the park as a kid with my grandparents. We'd bring food and eat, feed the ducks, walk around, throw the ball around in the field, etc. Miss them.
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  42. My favorite family picnic memory is from the first time we picnicked under the blossoming cherry trees at the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC. Even though there were a lot of people there (it was during the National Cherry Blossom Festival), there was a sort of reverent hush…the blossoms would come drifting down with every light breeze, and the sun sparkled on the water while the Jefferson Monument gleamed in the background. It was an unexpected atmosphere and not one I've experienced in any other place we've picnicked. asthenight at gmail dot com

  43. I always think of warm sunny day and my sister and taking turns drinking out of the big water jub my mom would pack along

  44. My favorite family picnic memory would be when I was very young and my dad took the whole family to our church picnic. I remember it was at a big open field-type place near the river, very lovely and there was music and all kinds of yummy food. We stayed all day and it was a fun time for sure

  45. I can't really pick one over the other. We always had plenty of family and good food. If I have to pick I would say Our picnic at the state park.
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  46. My son really wanted to have a picnic so I got lunch and we went to a picnic table at the park. He told me it was only half of a picnic though because I didn't bring a checkered table cloth!
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  50. We used to always have a huge family picnic on July 4th and couldn't wait for it to get dark to start the fireworks!

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  51. Sort of a picnic- we used to have the best clam bakes on the beach- you know, the ones where they dug a huge ditch to bake them in πŸ™‚
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  52. We always used to picnic at the lake with our family every year. It was fun to see everyone and there was always good food.

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  53. My favorite picnic memory is having all of my friends and family for a picnic at the lake. We even had live music and games.

  54. I love that when I was a kid, I lived in a house that had a HUGE backyard. My mom and I would go to the edge of the property and have a little picnic there.

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  55. I have lots of memories. I loved going to Montclair Park and playing in their "western town" set up

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  56. My favorite memory is when my Mom would fry up a ton of Fried Chicken and the whole family…11 of us, would head to Stauton Beach for the day of swimming and eating.

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  57. We love to make breakfast with the family in the park on a nice summer weekend morning.

  58. My favorite picnic memory is when I was little and we went for our usual Sunday drive. We stopped at a campground to use one of their fire grates to cook fried potatoes for lunch. Halfway through cooking them it started to pour the rain. We all ran for the car and my dad kept getting out to stir the potatoes, holding a newspaper over his head. Us kids just couldn't help giggling every time.

  59. I remember having a picnic with my grandparents mother and all of the family at a reunion as a child. I had a great time with water ballons and games.

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  60. One of my favorite picnic memory was when we would go to a local State Park for my birthday. My family would play old-fashioned team games like the egg toss, three-legged races and potato roll.

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  61. My favorite picnic was the year before my car accident, we started the day with a decadent feast and ended with a drive in double feature. I am queenesperfect at

  62. My favorite picnic memory is my second date with my husband. We went to the mountains with another couple and we all had a great time

  63. My favorite picnic memory was the first month I met my husband. We went on a 4th of July picnic with all of his family members. I loved meeting them all. It was a beautiful day with great food and fun times!

  64. My favorite memory is the picnic where it had rained recently and the slide had a puddle of sewer water at the bottom. It made for a messy child:) Years since and I can laugh at it!


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  65. I can remember taking a bike trip with my friends and always packing our lunches for a picnic, such great fun

  66. My favorite picnic memory is having birthday parties outside at the park with picnic foods on a charcoal grill. Yum!
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  67. We drove to the North Georgia mountains and had a picnic overlooking a beautiful meadow. It was nice to be away from everything.

  68. taking a picnic and going by the lake with the family and fishing, roasting hot dogs

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  69. I've never been on a picnic. Now would be a good time to start, though…
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  70. I have a great memory of my parents and I having a picnic in the mountains with cows in the pasture nearby. For some reason we would always have fried chicken.
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  71. My favorite family picnic memory is when my stepmom used to take me and my three half-sisters to the beach. She'd pack a cooler with ice and then fill it with bottles of Pepsi, tuna sandwiches, and Nacho Cheese Doritos. We would have so much fun and the food sure hit the spot.
    Alicia Webster

  72. I remember my Dad taking me (just me) to work, selling oil. Oil stacked in cartons where the backseat should be. For lunch we had a picnic on the hood of the car on the cliff over looking Orient Point. That is on LI NY

  73. My favorite picnic memory is when I was little, my grandparents used to me and my cousins to Boblo Island each year and we would have our family picnic. It was much fun.

  74. My favorite family picnic memory is having picnics at a near by local college. It was such a beautiful scenery and we had fun spending time together.

    jennifer marie

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  75. My favorite picnic memories are Sunday afternoon drives and eating fried chicken on the tailgate. We would stop on the roadside and just eat and enjoy being together as a family.

  76. My parents, my sister and I went on a hiking trip and had a picnic on the side of the road when I was younger. It was a time when we were all happy and everything was really good.

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