mother-daughter bonding over Breyers® Blasts! (review & giveaway)

When I was pregnant with both of my girls, I had…a slight ice cream problem, you might say. I ate a lot of it. I would come up with crazy concoctions and toppings- fruit and candies and syrups and OH YUM. We make jokes that Maggie is 75% ice cream, because that was pretty much 75% of my diet during the last weeks of my pregnancy. Now that Maggie’s a little older, one of our favorite things to do is bond over sweets. We’ll order dessert when we’re out at a restaurant or share a couple of cookies after dinner at home. Dan just laughs and rolls his eyes because he’s not really into dessert. (I KNOW. AND I MARRIED HIM ANYWAY!) But it’s okay, since that just means there are more goodies for Maggie and me! We don’t have to share with him. Lucky us!

Maggie and I got a chance recently to try out some new flavor varieties from Breyers: Breyers Blasts!® Chocolate REESE’S® and Breyers Blasts!® OREO® Birthday Blast! To say we were excited is an understatement. When I read the descriptions of the flavors, I want to eat them NOW.

Breyers Blasts! Chocolate REESE’S: This new variety features chunks of REESE’S Peanut Butter Cup pieces and REESE’S Peanut Butter swirled in chocolate frozen dairy dessert.

Breyers Blasts! OREO Birthday Blast!: This new variety features OREO cookie pieces and rainbow sprinkles in artificially flavored cake-flavored frozen dairy dessert.

We finished dinner and couldn’t WAIT for Dessert Time. Breyers Blasts! Breyers Blasts!

We dug right in. And it was delicious. Breyers Blasts! Breyers Blasts! Breyers Blasts!

Maggie and I both agreed that the Chocolate REESE’S was our favorite. I mean, it’s chocolate. And peanut butter. Enough said, right? It was SO GOOD. The OREO flavor was good, but it was very, very sweet. Maggie said it tasted like birthday cake icing, and as soon as she said that, I was like YES. That’s exactly it! And we are both the ones to scrape off cake frosting and eat our cake bare, so we’re probably not the best judge of this one. But I think if you’re a big fan of frosting, you would love the Breyers Blasts! OREO Birthday Blast!

Otherwise, we highly recommend the Breyers Blasts! Chocolate REESE’S.

Breyers Blasts!

So now, a question for you: How would you and your family enjoy Breyers Blasts!? Answer that question in the comments below and you will be entered for a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card!

Rules: No purchase necessary. No duplicate comments. You may receive (2) total entries by selecting from the following entry methods:

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This giveaway is open to US Residents age 18 or older. Winners will be selected via random draw, and will be notified by e-mail.

You have 72 hours to get back to me, otherwise a new winner will be selected.

The Official Rules are available here.

This sweepstakes runs from 6/28 to 7/26.

Be sure to visit the Breyers Blasts! brand page on, where you can read other bloggers’ reviews and find more chances to win!


  1. Jen

    June 28, 2012 4:03 pm

    On the back porch with lots and lots of napkins- but even more smiles and giggles!! We haven’t had ice cream in our freezer for almost a year- I think something is getting added to tonight’s grocery list!!

  2. Kelly Massman

    June 28, 2012 6:06 pm

    We would enjoy this as a delicious dessert!!! Thanks for a chance to win and have a great day!

  3. Allison

    June 28, 2012 6:43 pm

    Oh man, between you and Michelle posting this all I want is ice cream now! We enjoy our ice cream in our house, but try not to eat it TOO often. With these heat wave? Man, I would sit down and eat that entire carton outside on the patio. By myself, preferably. (Not really. I’d share.)

  4. Mami2jcn

    June 28, 2012 7:57 pm

    We would enjoy Breyers Blasts after a family barbecue. Thanks!

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

  5. Mami2jcn

    June 28, 2012 8:08 pm


  6. Jesabes

    June 28, 2012 8:37 pm

    I love that last picture:) I would probably enjoy mine in hiding so I could have it all.

  7. Elena

    June 28, 2012 8:39 pm

    We would enjoy it after dinner

    elena150980 at yahoo dot com

  8. Jessica T.

    June 28, 2012 8:43 pm

    We would love this at my nephew’s birthday party in July as a side to the cake!

  9. courtney b

    June 28, 2012 9:12 pm

    in front of the TV with my babygirl watching cartoons!

  10. Stacey B

    June 28, 2012 9:45 pm

    We’d enjoy it by eating it outside on a hot day!

  11. Tiffany Winner

    June 28, 2012 10:04 pm

    we’d enjoy it out by the pool

  12. Kelly D

    June 28, 2012 11:40 pm

    We would enjoy this as part of the dessert bar at my son’s birthday party.

  13. the ambitious mrs

    June 28, 2012 11:40 pm

    My younger daughter is made almost entirely of Heath Bar Bilzzards. :) And my tummy has the stretch marks to prove it.

  14. amy pugmrie

    June 29, 2012 12:31 am

    we would enjoy it every night on the back porch. My little girls love ice cream

  15. Stephanie

    June 29, 2012 10:18 am

    we enjoy it after dinner

  16. Melissa

    June 29, 2012 10:57 am

    Ice cream would be perfect for Oliver’s birthday party next month. :)

  17. Jenn

    June 29, 2012 4:07 pm

    We would enjoy Breyers Blasts on the newly-built deck my husband built for us last month. Summer sun + a nice deck to sit on + ice cream = perfection! And of course we’d add waffle cones, sprinkles, whipped cream, and cherries!

  18. Janette

    June 29, 2012 5:40 pm

    I would enjoy it on the couch, wearing the stretchiest pair of stretch pants I own, while watching some tawdry HBO series, like True Blood. Thats how I do dessert around here.

  19. Amanda Sakovitz

    June 29, 2012 7:17 pm

    we would enjoy Breyer’s after a huge family dinner!

  20. steph

    June 29, 2012 10:36 pm

    wed enjoy them after a day at the pool!

  21. Teh Doll

    June 30, 2012 1:28 am

    Ice Cream birthday party!!!!


  22. Lisa Korte

    June 30, 2012 4:22 am

    I love ice cream!

  23. Erika

    July 1, 2012 1:12 am

    I’d love to sit out back with my husband and daughter, and just soak it all in. :)

  24. Carolyn G

    July 1, 2012 9:44 am

    We love it in banana splits!

  25. Candace

    July 2, 2012 3:06 pm

    Honestly, I would probably enjoy it while sitting on the couch in my pajamas watching Biggest Loser. I mean, if they can’t enjoy ice cream, someone has to do it for them!

  26. Chrissie

    July 2, 2012 4:28 pm

    I would enjoy the Reese’s version after supper with my husband. I am always a huge fan of ice cream (it’s one of my favorite foods!), but we’ve both been really into eating it together more often now that it’s summertime. Thanks for the sweepstakes!

  27. Andrea

    July 2, 2012 4:42 pm

    We would share it with everyone at a house warming party in August!!! :)

  28. Miranda

    July 2, 2012 4:42 pm

    I think Hayley and I would enjoy this much like you guys did- grab a spoon and dig in! (Geoff isn’t an I’ve cream person either- more for us!)

  29. Becky

    July 2, 2012 4:43 pm

    I’d enjoy it as dinner. Oops, I mean *after* dinner, while lounging in front of the TV.

  30. Athena

    July 2, 2012 4:44 pm

    We love ice cream here too (Corey, not so much). In fact, Zane requested an ice cream sundae bar for his next birthday party! Guess we’ll have to check out Breyers Blasts and we’ll just have to do what the Birthday Boy wants…. :)

  31. Mandy Ruete

    July 2, 2012 5:59 pm

    After surgery number 14 and 3rd for this year we are currently enjoying Breyers in the comfort of our home and it’s two sweet feelings all in one!!!!

  32. Tracy

    July 2, 2012 9:08 pm

    Ice cream would be fabulous to have for our family picnic!

  33. Amy Tong

    July 3, 2012 3:05 am

    My family and I would enjoy Breyers Blasts with an ice cream bar all summer long. With different toppings, syrups and sauces to choose from, we can all get our favorites and have a blast!

    Amy [at] utry [dot] it

  34. Amy Tong

    July 3, 2012 3:06 am

    tweeted about this giveaway:

    Amy [at] utry [dot] it

  35. katrina

    July 3, 2012 1:02 pm

    we’d enjoy it sitting on the couch trying to avoid daisy’s puppy-dog eyes.

  36. Deb Anderson

    July 4, 2012 10:40 am

    Sounds perfect for hot summer afternoon treats!

  37. cw

    July 4, 2012 4:02 pm

    We would enjoy this after a sunny day at the spray park….probably eating it outside on the back swing.

  38. maria cantu

    July 5, 2012 5:17 pm

    We would enjoy in a big bowl anytime.

  39. Karina Lee

    July 5, 2012 6:29 pm

    my husband would die for this. he loves Reeses!

  40. LinhC

    July 5, 2012 10:55 pm

    We would enjoy Breyers Blasts while playing Scrabble.

  41. anash

    July 6, 2012 7:15 am

    we would enjoy this after a dinner full of veggies! Thanks for a super giveaway!

  42. anash

    July 6, 2012 7:15 am

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    email: anashct1 [at] yahoo [dot] com

  43. Tina M

    July 6, 2012 5:01 pm

    we would enjoy it after swimming

  44. Brandy

    July 6, 2012 9:32 pm

    At a BBQ with friends!

  45. Michelle

    July 6, 2012 9:45 pm

    I will enjoy it on a hot day on the back deck.

  46. Debbie B

    July 7, 2012 12:25 pm

    this would make a great dessert after a family cookout!

  47. linda brooks

    July 7, 2012 1:18 pm

    We would enjoy them with a ice cream party.

  48. patrice

    July 7, 2012 3:59 pm

    We would enjoy it after a hot work day on our farm.

  49. tammigirl

    July 7, 2012 7:38 pm

    We would enjoy it after a long day of yard work. We just built a house and it feels like there is never an end to what we need to do! (Not complaining, just in awe)

  50. sy

    July 8, 2012 6:10 am

    We’d have it while watching shows and playing games. Thanks for the review and giveaway.
    songyueyu at gmail

  51. Samantha Campen

    July 8, 2012 7:22 am

    I would watch my family eat the ice cream while I sit in a corner and weep over my inability to consume dairy. I’m a giver.

  52. Jessie C.

    July 9, 2012 2:11 am

    We’d enjoy Breyers Blasts after dinner time.
    tcarolinep at gmail dot com

  53. Debra F

    July 9, 2012 1:41 pm

    The Breyer’s Blasts would be a perfect way to end our neighborhood pool parties

  54. Sarah VM

    July 9, 2012 2:21 pm

    They look good. We would enjoy it in an ice cream cone!

  55. heather

    July 9, 2012 3:53 pm

    We would have an ice cream party with special toppings and sprinkles just because its summer.

  56. ris

    July 9, 2012 4:06 pm

    We’d enjoy it on the back porch while watching the squirrels.

  57. Gena

    July 9, 2012 4:26 pm

    I would eat the Chocolate Reese’s ALL BY MYSELF!! My husband doesn’t like the chocolate/PB combo, and my son won’t eat ice cream. WHO ARE THEY?!?

  58. Stacy

    July 9, 2012 8:03 pm

    I’d love to try the ice cream in a milkshake to beat the heat.

  59. Maureen

    July 9, 2012 8:47 pm

    This owuld our motivation to come home fast and walk faster for our after dinner treat. We usually go for a walk after dinner and it has been so hot this would be such a grand treat.

  60. Tt

    July 9, 2012 10:02 pm

    We would enjoy breyers blasts as a great way to cool down with a treat this summer at bbqs!

  61. Mary M.

    July 10, 2012 8:16 pm

    I would throw a huge Ice Cream Party for the whole family. What a blast!

    marybug2 @ yahoo . com

  62. Judith

    July 11, 2012 11:34 am

    We eaat it one bite at a time until the bowl is naked.

  63. jennifer horn

    July 11, 2012 2:24 pm

    We’d enjoy this after coming in from working a long hot day on the farm. Would be a great way to cool off.

  64. Becky Horn

    July 12, 2012 12:11 am

    We would definetly enjoy it with lots of chocolate syrup, cool whip and cherries.

  65. Christina Tong

    July 12, 2012 4:06 am

    My family and I would enjoy Breyers Blasts with different toppings and sit in front of the TV in our family room. We love Breyers ice cream, we’ve been eating it for years. Thanks for this giveaway.


  66. Christina Tong

    July 12, 2012 4:08 am

    I tweeted about this promotion:


  67. Heather

    July 13, 2012 11:23 pm

    Ice cream is perfecting bonding food. Especially when it involves Reese’s! We would enjoy Breyer’s Blasts after a night of grilling while the sun is hitting the mountains and the wind is picking up. Nice way to end the 100 degree days!

  68. Sunshyn V

    July 13, 2012 11:51 pm

    We would enjoy it after cooking out on the grill.

  69. Rebecca Graham

    July 14, 2012 9:27 pm

    We would have this for dessert after a family picnic.

  70. Judith

    July 15, 2012 5:54 pm

    We love Breye’s one bite at a time until the bowl is naked.

  71. Kat

    July 15, 2012 6:04 pm

    I would enjoy this ice cream in a bowl on the couch with my husband!

  72. kakaty

    July 17, 2012 8:49 am

    We’d dish up that peanut butter cup ice cream with some of my homemade hot fudge and peanut butter toppings. Way better than an ice cream store!

  73. The Ginger

    July 17, 2012 9:14 am

    Sitting on the porch with a waffle cone!!

  74. Lynn

    July 19, 2012 12:00 am

    My family would enjoy Breyers Blast in a waffle cone!

  75. Kerry

    July 19, 2012 10:09 pm

    We would have an ice-cream cone night!

  76. gmm

    July 20, 2012 1:32 am

    There are so many opportunities to enjoy a yummy Bryers ice cream treat. We like to top off a hearty lunch with some. Afterwards we cozy up with a good book then it is naptime.

  77. Barbara

    July 20, 2012 4:23 am

    With shortcake!

  78. Jennifer

    July 20, 2012 11:43 am

    Perfect snack for a Saturday afternoon. The kids would quietly eat and I would be able to enjoy mine. Alternately – sneak a spoonful out of the freezer while the kids aren’t looking.

  79. tara pittman

    July 20, 2012 6:03 pm

    Yum in a cone

  80. Sarah L

    July 20, 2012 7:20 pm

    I’ll take the Beyers Reeses on the back patio after the sun goes down.
    Thanks for the contest.

  81. Ashley Tucker

    July 21, 2012 10:57 am

    We would enjoy Breyer’s Blasts after dinner on our back porch!!

  82. Kimberly

    July 21, 2012 6:08 pm

    I would enjoy this straight out of the carton! But I would share with my family, too!!

  83. Lisa Foster

    July 22, 2012 9:49 am

    Out on the back porch with big bowls and spoons with my grandson, daughter, and son-in-law

  84. Jayne Martin

    July 22, 2012 12:00 pm

    On a hot afternoon under the shade of our big oak tree.

  85. Laura Jacobson

    July 22, 2012 8:41 pm

    We would love to have some after a day at the beach! A nice cook down and it looks amazing!!!!!

  86. angie lilly

    July 23, 2012 2:31 pm

    I think we would enjoy them while watching a movie in the AC on a hot weekend afternoon!

  87. Norma

    July 23, 2012 8:01 pm

    We;d enjoy it while watching movies at home

  88. LAMusing

    July 23, 2012 8:02 pm

    We would love a bowl out on the patio on summer afternoons :)

  89. Justine

    July 23, 2012 10:52 pm

    We would enjoy this as an after dinner treat, if everyone at their dinner first! And then I’d sneak some more after everyone went to bed. :)

  90. Betty C

    July 24, 2012 2:39 am

    This would be great to have on a hot summer evening while we are relaxing outside.

  91. Gina M

    July 24, 2012 8:35 am

    We would enjoy them on the weekend in a nice big sugar cone!

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    gina.m.maddox (at) gmail (dot) com

  92. Gina M

    July 24, 2012 8:36 am


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  93. Alaine

    July 24, 2012 10:53 am

    We would enjoy in a waffle cone at a cook out :)
    family74014 at gmail dot com

  94. Ellie W

    July 24, 2012 9:28 pm

    My grandsons would love this for dessert in their blanket and chair fort they have built in my living room.

  95. Claire

    July 24, 2012 9:57 pm

    We would have it after swimming to top off a totally fun day!

  96. Tabathia B

    July 25, 2012 12:37 am

    We enjoy it while watching movies
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

  97. Julie

    July 25, 2012 8:57 am

    We would enjoy this as a dessert,grill outs etc. (snacks) lol


  98. ewhatley

    July 25, 2012 3:22 pm

    We have ice cream for dessert almost every night. We all love Breyers Banana Split.

  99. Jammie

    July 25, 2012 7:48 pm

    we would enjoy it after dinner. sweepmorey at gmail dot com

  100. Chad Clark

    July 26, 2012 9:56 am

    Your blogs always bring a family type warmth and smile to my face along with great ideas at times!! Thank you for them!!

  101. Nichole

    July 26, 2012 10:12 am

    My girls love icecream or as Alyson says “ass cream” lol!!! We have 4 half gallons in our camper freezer!! 2 are Bryers :) (ice cream was a fav with the girls. It gave me heartburn with the boys!!)

  102. Amy Reinhart

    July 26, 2012 10:35 am

    We would enjoy it with 4 spoons, right out of the carton.

  103. Mari

    July 26, 2012 12:38 pm

    I’d serve Breyer Blasts on a waffle with whipped cream.
    runningmatey at hotmail dot com

  104. Erica Best

    July 26, 2012 4:56 pm

    as a weekend treat

  105. Michelle Spayde

    July 26, 2012 10:17 pm

    Would would enjoy them as an occasional dessert or treat.

  106. sandra

    August 7, 2012 8:14 am

    as an after dinner treat