How to Have a Great Family Night In – Boys Edition

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This post is sponsored by Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.

Every family is busy, and of course, our family is no exception. It’s great to take a look back at the wonderful vacations, the awesome activities, and smile at the memories. We also need a break from that sometimes, because every now and then we need to relax. Sometimes in order to enjoy the family time you need, a huge vacation isn’t needed, all you need is a night in. How do you make a night in better? With Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP, of course! A night in is inexpensive, peaceful, and most of all…it will never tire you out or require everyone to be strapped into a seatbelt asking if we’re there yet. What do you need to plan a great family night?

Awesome PJs

Everyday pajamas are cool, but isn’t it more fun when we all match instead? Think of family night as a team building exercise. When is the last time you saw members of the team without matching uniforms? Yeah, it is a little silly, but isn’t all good fun a little silly? Go get your family some matching pajamas and enjoy your night together. You’ll love it when you look back at the photos.

Great Movies

Find something that you guys have all been wanting to watch and get ready to cuddle up together in the dark. This may also give you, sleepy parent, a chance to discreetly doze off and get some rest – another great family night bonus. Score! Speaking of bonuses, get yourself something to munch on during your movie! Enter Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP popcorn. Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP is an everyday, whole grain snack that is hugely flavorful with real, simple ingredients – nothing fake. It has a satisfying crunch that you’ll enjoy while you cuddle with your kiddos.


One (easy to play) game

Nobody wants to field fights all night long, and nobody wants to get stuck teaching the complicated rules of a confusing game. Find something simple that the whole family can play regardless of age – easier said than done, I realize. But the point of it all is to be relaxed. And to eat snacks. Lots of glorious snacks.


Yummy snacks

Ok, have I mentioned snacks? Ok, I have, but we’re talking about them again. What does your family love to eat? Feel free to get creative and go all out. Have some veggies and dip, some cheese, things that are easy and fun to eat without a lot of fuss or mess. While you’re surfing for your snack choices, be sure to pick up Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP. Each bag of Angie’s is backed by the brand’s live out loud attitude, where fans are encouraged to “crush it” and accomplish the small victories in life. That’s what your family night is all about. The small things in life and appreciating them versus some of the grand gestures, which are wonderful, but we need balance, folks!

I hope you and your family get the chance to put together your ideal family fun night. Maybe you guys don’t like movies – that’s ok, you can make it all a game night. Or you can do a family craft, or put a puzzle together. It doesn’t matter WHAT you are doing as long as you are doing it together. Oh, and snacks. No matter what you’re doing, you are absolutely going to need snacks. Grab Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP  to make your next family night special!

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Sheena Tatum

Hey, I'm Sheena! I married my jr. high sweetheart and together, we raise three tiny humans in NW Indiana. I'm an introverted free-spirit and serial dreamer obsessed with all things tropical and carefree. I love inspiring others to live wholly and find beauty in the mundane. I don't always get it right, but I'll keep trying anyway. :) Email: [email protected]

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  • Joyce Brewer January 29, 2019 at 1:19 PM

    Popcorn is really popular at our house. But we haven’t tried this brand. Will definitely check it out.

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  • Nadalie Bardo January 29, 2019 at 1:02 PM

    Im such a fan of BoomChickaPop! I think the first time I tried it was when I found it in the check out line at Winners (basically Canadian Marshall’s). It’s so good – love the flavours too!

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  • Tamill January 29, 2019 at 8:58 AM

    It’s the simple things that mean the most. It’s so amazing how as kids, simple things like fun pajamas, popcorn and a movie make them so happy. Honestly, as an adult, I like those things too. Lol

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  • Tiffani Denham January 28, 2019 at 10:01 PM

    I JUST got done eating some BOOMCHICKAPOP ! LOL! Popcorn is my favorite snack and I LOVE this brand. Whenever we get together my family and I have game nights or karaoke nights. We can get a bit rowdy. But it is soooo fun! Thanks for sharing your family’s experience!

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  • T. Espinoza January 28, 2019 at 8:45 PM

    OMG Boom Chicka Pop is my fave! Before I found it, I wouldn’t even eat popcorn. The sweet and salty is my jam! Anywho, I’m all for a family night in and I definitely force matching pajamas on everyone LOL

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  • Mimi Green January 28, 2019 at 5:28 PM

    I totally giggled because my friend TheStyleMedic swears by the BOOMCHICKAPOP. That is her go to popcorn or choice. I need to check it out, I’ve never had it. The boys were tearing it up.

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  • Sheila January 28, 2019 at 4:35 PM

    I loved this!! Such a simple but enjoyable game night it seems. Such cuties! I’ll save the tips for later!

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  • Olena January 28, 2019 at 4:17 PM

    The first thing I noticed were the cute pajamas being worn in this post. Next is the bag of Boom Chicka Pop. I picked up a few bags of the sweet and salty flavor last year and I loved it! My youngest son did too. It’s so yummy!

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  • Kasi Perkins January 28, 2019 at 3:27 PM

    Seems like a great night with the boys! Love the matching pjs. Popcorn is always a great snack!

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  • Stephanie Cooper January 28, 2019 at 10:17 AM

    Aww! First off I have to say that your boys are adorable. This looked like it was a very fun night! Thanks for these tips. I’ll have to use these with my two kids.

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  • Stacie January 27, 2019 at 10:34 AM

    Wow, your boys are getting so big! I grew up with game night in my house but my kids never want to play now that they are teens so cherish this!

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  • Lauren Floyd January 27, 2019 at 9:44 AM

    Your boys are adorable! I can’t wait until my son is old enough for family game night activities, and that popcorn looks yummy too!

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  • Kendro January 26, 2019 at 1:58 PM

    BoomChickaPop is so good and I love that there is a low amount of sugar in the sweet flavored bag. I love a good family night, especially in the winter months!

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