Cozy winter movie nights with WinCo pizza and Coca-Cola®

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Is it just me, or does it seem like the days go by faster once the sun starts setting earlier? Suddenly it’s “night time” at 4 pm and it’s hard for me to want to do ANYTHING once the sun goes down.

Pair that with being a newlywed whose husband takes on an overtime project and making dinner when he gets home + eating it + cleaning up after dinner is LITERALLY followed by pajamas and bed. Y’all, that has been our glamorous life. When people ask how married life is going for us we’re like IDK we really don’t see each other that often.

Luckily, we make time to try and get time to slow down. We’ve adjusted our language from not “having time” to not “making time,” because we have as many hours in the day as Beyonce, according to Pinterest. Anyway!

On my 101 in 1001 list is a goal to watch a bunch of movies Justen wants me to watch, one of them being A Christmas Story! We made time by picking up a WinCo pizza and Coca-Cola® (for him) and a Diet Coke (for me)!  Really, is there any better way to pair pizza than with Coca-Cola?!

WinCo (follow them on Facebook and Pinterest!) is an employee-owned company with consistently low prices. Their Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat (ilovewinco) are full of behind the scenes and employee stories, which I LOVE. They limit their advertising, which helps them pass that savings on to their customers! Cozy nights in that don’t break the bank? Double win. The cozy night savings go even further. Save $1 when you buy any WinCo Pizza and (2) 2-Liter Coca-Cola Beverages (in-store coupon offer Ends 2/28/18)! We picked up a take and bake pizza at the deli and grabbed our Coca-Cola on our way to check out.

We popped in the pizza, got on our pajamas and queued up A Christmas Story. The pizza was done just in time, and thanks to our festive paper plates + cups, there were ZERO dishes to do afterwards! Which meant that we got to spend the rest of the night all cozied up, watching the movie.



Here’s the thing, y’all. It’s not about not having time. It’s not that we don’t have enough time to make memories or spend quality time or pause life, it’s that we don’t MAKE time to do those things.

If you live near a WinCo (check their site for store locations), pick up one of their deli pizzas (you can even get them HOT and READY TO GO!) grab a bottle of Coca-Cola and make time to have a night with someone you love.

Also – if you had a list of MUST WATCH movies for your spouse or best friend, what would be on them?

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9 Comments

  1. December 15, 2017 / 1:37 pm

    Augh. No to A Christmas Story. It’s one of my least favorite Christmas movies.

    • December 21, 2017 / 3:33 am

      Hey Scrooge, tone it down on hating on the classics 😉

    • December 27, 2017 / 11:02 am

      at the end i was like “….this is the movie?” lol. but it was kinda cute!

  2. December 19, 2017 / 5:18 pm

    It looks like the closest WinCo to Philadelphia is in Oklahoma! 🙂 LOL! Bummer though because that pizza looks good and with a kitchen in the midst of a renovation I’m all about a meal that doesn’t have tons of dishes to clean up afterwards!

    • December 27, 2017 / 11:02 am

      YOUR KITCHEN IS LOOKING SO GOOD THO. seriously i can’t wait to see actual before/after photos because it’s looking amazing. but yeah pizza on paper plates is just about the most wonderful gift you could give yourself lol

  3. December 21, 2017 / 3:35 am

    I hadn’t seen A Christmas Story until Devin made me, and it’s such a cute one! Devin and I have been watching Christmas movies each night since Thanksgiving night…(I wrote a blog post list of them here http://www.ahopefulhood.com/2017/11/christmas-movie-date-nights.html) And if you can’t find a Christmas movie you want to see, just go back and watch the Christmas episodes of your favorite TV show 😉

    • December 27, 2017 / 11:05 am

      i’m so impressed with your christmas movie a night thing! i’ve been watching grey’s anatomy like crazy, so every night i’m like… grey’s anatomy? or harry potter! i think of harry potter as a christmas movie although it’s probably not at all haha. but i love the idea of the christmas episodes of fave tv shows. like friends!!!! 😀

      • December 27, 2017 / 2:33 pm

        Yesssss Devin and I just watched Christmas episodes of friends over the weekend!!!!!! And HP is always on during the holidays so you’re not alone in thinking it’s festive!

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