Candy Crush-Inspired Flavors Now at Yogurtland! @Yogurtland #YogurtlandSweetTreats

Candy Crush-Inspired Flavors Now at Yogurtland!

By Erin

Need something to cool down from the heat? Enjoy some “Sweet Treats” with Candy Crush inspired flavors at Yogurtland! Whether you’ve ever played the game or not, you can now power-up in real life. Now through September 13th, frozen yogurt fans can enjoy two new flavors every two weeks, along with a new collectible Candy Crush character spoon! Recently, I got to attend a media night at their corporate office, to get a sneak peek of these amazing flavors. And guess what? They actually have someone in a lab coat trying to match to perfection the frozen yogurt to the flavor they’re trying to go for. It’s like being in Willy Wonka’s Chocolate factory, except the Frozen Yogurt version of it. 😉  To get that orange yogurt to taste like the real thing?  They add real oranges and try to get the flavor to match as closely as possible.


Oh to be a kid again. My feelings exactly. Getting to go to the corporate office to try all kinds of frozen yogurt and toppings? Why walk if you can run? The faster you can get to this magical place, the better, right?


This week Orange Fizz Sorbet and Maple Donut made their debut. Orange Fizz is made with real oranges and is packed with vitamin C for a Sugar Crush Flavor. Maple Donut combines the warm doughy magic of maple donut into a creamy delicious treat! Maple Donut was my personal favorite out of all the flavors we got to test taste!


Next up, we have Blue Raspberry Sorbet and Chocotastic Sorbet making their appearance starting on July 20th! Blue Raspberry Sorbet is made with real raspberries to create this flavorful gem. Chocotastic Sorbet uses real chocolate.


Then, we have Candy Clouds and Salted Caramel Gelato arriving on August 3rd. Candy Clouds is a perfectly pink swirl of sweet and airy goodness, making for a delicious cotton candy flavor. Salted Caramel Gelato is made with real caramel.


We have Lemonade Lake and Cupcake Carnival making their way to the spotlight on August 17th. Lemonade Lake is a delicious summertime mix of sweet and tart while Cupcake Carnival gives you a smooth, yellow cupcake batter flavor.


Last up, we have Butterscotch and Minty Meadow starting August 31st. Butterscotch combines real caramel and real butterscotch for a sticky taste that can’t be beat. Minty Meadow takes real peppermint and mixes it with real cocoa to whisk you away for a refreshing jaunt down to the mint meadow.


Now for the fun part! Making our Yogurtland creations! Mine is the one in the middle…


Oh, and the toppings? Check out the new “Flavor Boosters” that are sure to bring your Candy Crush experience a new, flavorful and fun level.

yogurtland candy crush flavor boosters

So many FUN new toppings! Frosted Donuts, Color Bombs, Blue Raspberry Candy Bears, Chocolate Wafer Wharfs, and Candy Fish? Yes Please! Talk about bringing a game to life; and the best part is being able to eat it!


You will want to make sure to enter Yogurtland’s Instant Win Sweepstakes featuring hundreds of ‘unlimited cup’ prizes and 10 grand prizes where winners will receive free frozen yogurt for a year!


Which Candy Crush flavor are you most looking forward to try?


Join in on the fun! Share your Candy Crush adventures by using and following the hashtag #YogurtlandSweetTreats and #YogurtlandCandyCrush. For more information, please visit their website at for all the latest info.

Celebrate Summer with Ruby’s new Shakes! #RubysSummerShakes

Celebrate Summer with Ruby’s new Shakes!

By Erin

Summer is here and what better way to celebrate than with some cool and refreshing shakes from Ruby’s? When Ruby’s asked if I’d come in to try out their new summer shakes, I couldn’t resist! Ruby’s has three new shakes available for a limited time, as sadly, summer doesn’t last forever. So get them while they  last! There are three special flavors for summer – Kit Kat, Double Dark Chocolate and Heath Bar. These shakes will make you Chocolate Happy!


Ruby’s has 40 locations across the U.S. in California, Hawaii, Nevada, New Jersey, Pennsylvania & Texas.


Before we get to the shakes though, we started out with some french fries to share and a nice ice-cold Cherry-Coke! So refreshing on a warm summer night!

Of course, if you go to Ruby’s and have some fries… you are going to want to have a burger with those fries! 😉


I had one of my favorites. The Hickory Burger. A half-pound of premium USDA choice beef, topped with two slices of melted cheddar cheese, with thick-cut bacon, crisp lettuce, tomato, Ruby Sauce, and crispy Ruby Rings. Topped with a delicious and zesty BBQ sauce! It’s a whole lot of “yum” in one bite! On the side I got some hot, crispy, garlic fries! I love all the fresh garlic they top them with!


My friend that I was dining out with, chose one of her personal favorites, The Classic Ruby Burger. Still simple, yet delicious after all these years. Topped with crisp lettuce, tomato, Ruby Sauce and Pepper Jack cheese, makes for another delicious option.


If you are not a french fry person, then you might like their golden, crispy, onion rings!


Or maybe you are looking for a healthier option, especially if you plan on indulging in a delicious summery shake afterwards? 😉 Then give the Ruby’s Apple, Pecan & Blue Cheese Salad a whirl. A fresh, spring mix of romaine, Julienne apples, dried cranberries, candied pecans and golden raisins tossed in a Pomegranate Vinaigrette with Blue Cheese crumbles. You can also get this served with Chicken if you wish. Now onto the best part, right? Dessert!!


The first up of the 3 new summer shakes, was the Double Dark Chocolate shake. A very chocolaty shake, topped with chocolate chips, whipped-cream and a cherry. If you love chocolate and want something simple, then you’ll love this one!

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Phineas & Ferb Last Day of Summer #PhineasAndFerbEvent

Phineas and Ferb Last Day of Summer

By Erin

Last week I mentioned that I was going to be seeing the “Phineas and Ferb Last Day of Summer” episode as Phineas and Ferb is sadly ending after an amazing run. We also had the opportunity to chat with creators and Executive Producers: Dan Povenmire & Jeff “Swampy” Marsh about the “Phineas and Ferb Last Day of Summer” episode, airing on Disney XD on Friday, June 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. As if that wasn’t enough, we got to end our time with Dan and Swampy with a fun summer picnic (the weather did not disappoint us either as we got some HOT HOT HOT  summertime weather on Monday!) Even Phineas and Ferb joined in on the fun!



First, we had the screening for the Special One-Hour Episode Premiere. How exciting to see it on a big screen instead of on the TV at home! Here’s a quick synopsis of the Last Day of Summer. As the summer season comes to a close, it’s Candace’s last chance to bust her brothers. She is quickly foiled, but is presented with an opportunity to redo the day when she sets off Dr. Doofenshmirtz’s Do-Over-Inator, which results in other consequences like rips in the space-time continuum, the shortening of days and the disappearance of her brothers and other things. I can’t give away the ending but I am happy to say that you will enjoy the way the Last Day of Summer ends. Be on the lookout for a few special “Easter eggs” in the episode you won’t want to miss either! 😉


When the episode was over with, Dan and Swampy came to join us for an emotional Q & A session. First we found out what the inspiration for Phineas and Ferb was. There inspiration came mostly from their own childhoods. Dan said, “Cause Swampy and I were both sort of creative kids and, we had creative parents that would allow us to do ridiculous things and were always building things like tree houses and I was the king of my neighborhood” Swampy added, “It started with us putting ourselves back to 10 to 12 year old boys and thinking  you could do anything. That’s pretty easy for us to do, cause we’re pretty close to that maturity level.”


Next we asked about which episode was their favorite. Dan said he has a list of favorites, but if he really had to be pressed for a favorite it might be the roller coaster one because it’s one that he and Swampy did themselves. Another favorite was Summer Belongs To You, which was their first hour long special. In that episode it has Phineas and Isabela in Paris where Isabela’s trying to get him to see how romantic it is and, Candace and Jeremy decide to be boyfriend and girlfriend and then they’re all stranded on a desert island and the last 11 minutes of Summer Belongs To You I think was maybe the best thing. The songs from Summer Belongs to You and the ending song in the  finale were also favorites. “The one that just aired, I literally can’t watch without tearing up.  When it was playing I actually purposely took my phone out and answered e-mails so that I wouldn’t be all red eyed,” said a very teary eyed and emotional Dan“The song is one of my favorites,” said Dan. Then Swampy continued to say, “It really says a lot about the series.”

Now, why did the show have to end?  Dan explained to us, “We’ve been doing this for a decade and we felt like this is a good time-I feel like this show is still really good and really fresh. I’m really proud of the 4th season as much as I am of the first ones. I felt like let’s go out before it starts feeling tired. Swampy added in, “There’s a whole new batch of kids that could start in episode one.”

"Phineas and Ferb" creators and executive producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh at a screening event to promote the "Last Day of Summer" in Burbank California on Monday, June 8. "Phineas and Ferb: Last Day of Summer," premieres Friday, June 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT as a simulcast on Disney XD and Disney Channel. (Disney XD/Valerie Macon) DAN POVENMIRE (CO-CREATOR/EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, "PHINEAS AND FERB"), JEFF "SWAMPY" MARSH (CO-CREATOR/EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, "PHINEAS AND FERB")

Photo Credit: Disney XD/Valerie Macon

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