Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Turkey + Technology! Check Out the "Best Thanksgiving Ever" Pinterest Sweepstakes

Six thousandand counting!home cooks who are also Pinterest fans have figured it out! They’re participating in the Best Thanksgiving Ever” Pinterest sweepstakes, sharing what they love most about Thanksgiving—from delicious dishes to d├ęcor ideas. The sweepstakes is hosted by Allrecipes.com, the world’s #1 digital food brand, Better Homes and Gardens, the nation’s leading women’s magazine brand, and Campbell’s, the brand providing essential ingredients in many holiday recipes.


The contest is a natural for the holiday. Thanksgiving is social by nature and spending time with friends and family and giving thanks are what Americans love most about the fourth Thursday in November, according to Allrecipes’ 2012 Holiday Attitudes and Behaviors Survey reported in the Measuring Cup Report*. The survey also found nearly half of American women will turn to social media for inspiration this Thanksgiving. The “Best Thanksgiving Ever” sweepstakes allows Thanksgiving planners to share and inspire one another with images of recipes, decorating tips and traditions that define the special day. One lucky cook will also win a $5,000 grand prize, and five other cooks will be able to give thanks for their $1,000 winnings.

To get you excited about the Best Thanksgiving Ever Pinterest sweepstakes, take a look at this sampling of Pinterest boards. They’re colorful and delicious!

dogtrnr
krisslade
mrssmitty1
kimberli354
cottoncandy50
frolicandmirth
dillybobster

It’s not too late to enter! If you’re inspired, follow these simple steps:

1) Create a Pinterest board titled, “Best Thanksgiving Ever.” Don't have a Pinterest account? It's easy to sign up.
2) Pin the “Best Thanksgiving Ever” tile onto your new pin board.
3) Pin at least 4 MORE images from Allrecipes.com or Better Homes and Gardens onto your board—you can pin images directly from either site, or simply re-pin recipes from Allrecipes’ Pinterest boards.
4) Submit your Pinterest board URL on the Best Thanksgiving Ever Facebook page for your chance to win.

Have fun! I’ll be watching for your entries!

Jennifer E., Allrecipes social media manager

Best Thanksgiving Ever Sweepstakes Details
*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Subject to Official Rules available at www.facebook.com/allrecipes and www.facebook.com/mybhg. The My Best Thanksgiving Ever Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. ET on 10/22/12 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on 11/25/12. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia, must be 21-years or older. Limit one (1) entry per person and per email address. Void where prohibited. Sponsor: Meredith Corporation. This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. By entering this sweepstakes, you understand that you are providing your information to sponsor and not Facebook.

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