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#sandwiching

Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad

My baby sister spontaneously drove into town last week and we decided to make the most of it! The timing was crazy but perfect as my brother is home between college & studying abroad and my other sister’s finance just got a job in town and will be spending the summer here as well! So really we were all in the same place at the same time (besides my dad who was at work during these pictures and my sister’s husband Matt who still had to work this week) and that rarely happens! We practically partied the entire week.

I partnered with my friends at Baskin-Robbins to celebrate family and friends and all those people we find sandwiched in between us! Like mothers & sisters – and brothers, brother-in-laws, husbands, roommates, and best-friends! It’s kind of funny how family grows overtime – you make room in your hearts & houses for spouses and friends.

After dinner but before games we figured that it was about time for some dessert (as we always tend to do!) We piled into the car (well, actually two cars – there was a whole slew of us!) and hit up Baskin-Robbins for some Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches! Here is the best news with these sweet treats – you get to pick your cookies & you get to pick your ice cream! It’s like DIY personalized desserts! All warm and cold and tasty!

I love these pictures because we don’t always get to capture the little things and these fun moments. Sister pictures are more valuable now that we don’t all live in the same state and I love that we got so many sandwiched together! Here’s to summer – to friends, to family, to adventures, to memories, to community, and to Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches (because their something you need to experience this summer!)

PS: If you get your sandwich on and use #sandwiching on social media, you can totally win some awesome prizes! Check it out! 

Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad Summer sweet cravings? Grab your friends & family and head to Baskin-Robins for a Warm Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich!! Spending time #sandwiching between the people you love most and make sweet memories! PLUS they are delicious - pick your cookie & ice cream flavor!! #ad

Thank you Baskin – Robbins for sponsoring this post!

xoxo, elizabeth
  • What a happy post! I couldn’t help but grin while scrolling through your lovely pictures and goodness – now I want ice cream! Hope you’re having a happy start to your summer, Elizabeth! Have a wonderful weekend.

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks so much!! You are so sweet! Hhaha! I know right!?!? It is so magical! Thank you so much Cassandra!

  • Tabitha

    Your family looks awesome! On a totally unrelated note, how awkward is it to take photo shoots in the middle of a store? ; )

    • Oak & Oats

      HAHAH! I know right! I told the staff we would be taking a lot of photos! I am getting MUCH better with taking photos in public since I do it all the time now for my blog (lifestyle photography & blogger in action!) but it is still kinda funny!

  • These photos are so full of joy! I love it. Being able to spend time with family is the best. It’s party central whenever I get to see my siblings or my husbands siblings.

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks so much! I know, we just are always together when people are in town!

  • Ice cream sandwiches?! How have I not tried these! They sound amazing. The photos of you with your friends and family really made me smile by the way – you all seem so warm and happy!

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks so much! WE love spending time together!!

  • I need to find the nearest Baskin Robbins and get an ice cream sandwich ASAP! These look sooooo good to me right now.

    • Oak & Oats

      I know right?!?! SO yummy!

  • Aw this is so cute!! Also customizable ice cream cookie sandwiches is the dream! Although down here it would melt in .5 seconds!

    • Oak & Oats

      haha! Yes! We had to eat them fast!

  • What a fun way to celebrate your sister being in town! We love ice cream and cookies in this house, so I can foresee some sandwiching happening in our near future!

    • Oak & Oats

      Yes! Totally!!

  • ummm SHUT UP.
    i had no idea baskin robbins makes ice cream sandwiches!
    these look delicious!

    • Oak & Oats

      They are magical. I’m not even lying!

  • Man, this was fun. Love that pic of Becca and me where I look like a GIANT. 😉

    • Oak & Oats

      hahahahh. I like it too! You’re the tallest sister in the family!

  • These look so incredibly good!! Where on earth is the nearest Baskin Robbins *runs to Google*…

    • Oak & Oats

      Yes! hahah – thank goodness for Google!