Saturday, October 22, 2011

Pop Rocks Presents-My Costume Rocks

Pop Rocks is celebrating Halloween this year with their Pop Rocks My Costume Rocks contest for all you Pop Rockers out there.The contest features a variety of Halloween costume photos shared on their Facebook page. Participants have a chance to win a box of their Pop Rocks Flavor of the Year-Pop Rocks cool is that!

To enter the contest,simply submit your best Halloween costume photo on the Pop Rocks Facebook page now through October 31st 2011 at 11:59 pm.On November 2nd, Dr. Frank Rockenstein will randomly select 5 contest photos from all participants to win.Head on over and enter your photo for your chance to take home a box of these awesome candies!

The My Costume Rocks contest is part of the Pop Rocks Halloween Spooktacular, which also features a pre-emptive safety campaign to help keep kids safe while Trick or Treating this year.This is all part of their year long celebration to mark the 35th Anniversary of Pop Rocks.You can help with the safety campaign by following their 10 Tips for a Safe and Happy Halloween...

1.Travel only in familiar neighborhoods.

2.Only stop at houses or apartment buildings that are well lit. Remain on the porch and never enter a person’s house.

3.Always travel in small groups, accompanied by an adult if under the age of 12.

4.Avoid very long costumes and oversized shoes, which can easily cause you to trip.

5.Wear reflective tape on costumes and bags so you are visible to traffic and other trick-or-treaters.

6.Walk, do not run, from house to house.

7.Always walk on sidewalks. In neighborhoods with no sidewalks, always walk on the left side of the street, facing traffic.

8.Always cross streets as a group on established crosswalks.

9.When possible use makeup instead of masks. Besides being uncomfortable, masks can obstruct a child’s view of traffic, steps, and holiday decorations.

10.Never eat candy until a parent or responsible adult can inspect it.

For more Halloween safety tips and suggestions,visit the Red Cross website.

Here are a couple fun recipes for your Halloween festivities brought to you by Pop Rocks featuring the Halloween Pumpkin Patch Orange..

Edible Wizard Wands

Pretzel Rods
Baking Chocolate
Pumpkin Patch Orange Pop Rocks

Wax paper
1.Melt chocolate in deep microwave safe bowl in microwave oven according to the directions.
2.Let chocolate cool and slightly thicken for approximately one minute.
3.Pour, stir and mix desired amount of Pop Rocks into slightly thickened chocolate.
4.Dip pretzel rods midway into melted chocolate and Pop Rocks mixture.
5.Place chocolate and Pop Rocks covered pretzel rods on wax paper to let cool
6.Refrigerate until served

Drinkable Popping Potion 

Orange and Lime Jello
Pop Rocks 
Ginger ale or Lemon Lime Soda 

Clear cups

1. Prepare Jello according to the instructions on the box
2. Cut the Jello up into small cubes
3. Set cubes of each flavor in a separate own bowl
4. Allow party guests to fill their cup with Jello, alternating colors as they like
5. Pour some Pop Rocks on top (not too many, or you'll have a mess)
6. Pour Ginger ale or lemon lime soda on top, and enjoy!

You can find out more about the contest and Pop Rocks candy by visiting

* I was not compensated  for this post.I will have an opportunity to participate in a Christmas Holiday promotion for sharing this information with you.The opinions are my own and not influenced in any way.

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