Call me crazy, but I love getting those press releases in my email. I learn a lot of useful information from them, as well as some just plain fun stuff to know. Here is a round up of pumpkin things I have learned from press releases:
Milk Bone is sponsoring a Halloween Costume Contest for Pets!
Dress up your little pumpkin and win! More information:
The “Trick or Treat” Best Pet Costume Contest kicks off October 9, 2013, and will run through November 2, 2013. Consumers can participate at http://www.brit.co/milk-bone-costume-contest/ for the chance to win a number of prizes, including a monthly dog box subscription, customizable bed, collars and leashes, as well as a year’s supply of Milk-Bone.
For more information on Brit + Co. and Milk-Bone’s continued partnership and the Trick or Treat Best Pet costume, visit Brit.co, and for more information on Milk-Bone, visit Milk-Bone.com
Mars Candy SPOOK-tacular Treats Snickers Pumpkin Shaped Singles
Mars Chocolate North America introduces new frightfully fun Halloween treats, including M&M’S(R) Brand Candy Corn White Chocolate Candies. These orange, yellow and white candies were so popular in large bags last year that now they are also available in a convenient single serving size. Other SPOOK-tacular treats include SNICKERS(R) Brand Peanut Butter Pumpkin Shaped Singles, M&M’S(R) MINIS Tubes, M&M’S(R) Brand Candies in harvest colors, and boxes and variety bags of iconic favorites like M&M’S, SNICKERS(R), TWIX(R), MILKY WAY(R) and 3 MUSKETEERS(R) Brands.
Get A Pumpkin Smash at Jamba Juice
Jamba Juice is bringing customers a taste of the pumpkin season with the return of a fall favorite, the Pumpkin Smash® smoothie. Blended with real pumpkin and seasoned with cinnamon and nutmeg, the Pumpkin Smash smoothie from Jamba Juice ® is a fresh take on a holiday tradition with flavors reminiscent of grandma’s homemade pumpkin pie. This delicious drink is high in vitamin A and is a delicious way to get important nutrients like calcium and protein. The better-for-you treat is also available in a Make It Light™ version for the same delightful taste, but with 1/3 fewer sugar, calories and carbs.
Top Surgeons at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona Participate in Doc-O’Lantern
Top surgeons from St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona tested their scalpel skills at the hospital’s annual “Doc-O-Lantern” pumpkin carving contest aimed at bringing public awareness to Halloween safety. This year’s contest had a political flair, as surgeons used sophisticated operating room equipment to carve pumpkins in the shape of politicians’ faces and patriotic themes. (PRNewsFoto/St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center). What a fun way to help kids stay safe on Halloween!
A Pumpkin Treat For Adults!
Just in time for fall, Kahlua® Pumpkin Spice is the newest seasonally-inspired liqueur to join the Kahlua portfolio. Adding a twist of pumpkin and delicious autumnal spices to the much loved 100 percent Arabica coffee and sugarcane rum blend, Kahlua Pumpkin Spice is a must-have for any quintessential fall moment. Whether it’s shared among family at a festive gathering, given as the perfect hostess gift at any holiday party, or added as a seasonal kick to a coffee break at home, Kahlua Pumpkin Spice is sure to spice things up this autumn.
KAHLUA PUMPKIN MARTINI
1 ½ parts KAHLUA PUMPKIN SPICE
1 ½ parts ABSOLUT® VODKA
Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice, shake and strain into a chilled martini glass.
Garnish with orange zest.
KAHLUA PUMPKIN SPICE WHISKY COCKTAIL
1 part KAHLUA PUMPKIN SPICE
1 ½ parts JAMESON® Irish Whiskey
Serve in an old-fashioned glass with a large ice cube.