• My First Twitter Party

    June 4, 2012

    Exciting news!

    In a couple of weeks, I’m hosting my first ever Twitter party with Stonyfield to help them drum up some buzz for their new Oikos frozen yogurt flavors: Peach Mango and Super Fruits.


    Like all Stonyfield products, the Frozen Oikos are made from organic ingredients produced without the use of toxic, persistent pesticides, chemical fertilizers, antibiotics and synthetic growth hormones. Additionally, these frozen yogurts are packed with probiotics, which I am all about nowadays. Consuming probiotics via frozen yogurt? Sign me up! The Frozen Oikos contain five live and active cultures: S. THERMOPHILUS, L. BULGARICUS, L. ACIDOPHILUS, BIFIDUS AND L. CASEI.

    In addition to the new flavors, Frozen Oikos is available in Chocolate, Vanilla, Honey, and Blueberry. I’ve only tried the Blueberry and Vanilla flavors so far, but I absolutely loved them, so I’m really excited about the new flavors.

    Ok, now that you know about the Frozen Oikos, let me tell you a little more about the Twitter party. Here are the details:

    Frozen Oikos Twitter Party

    When: Wednesday, June 13 from 8:00 – 9:00 PM (EST)

    Hashtag: #OikosFroYo

    Prizes: Lots of them + a grand prize! Details soon!

    Please mark your calendars! I’d love for you to join our conversation about Frozen Oikos and healthy indulgences. Plus, you’ll have a chance to win some really great prizes!

    Have you ever participated in a Twitter chat? If so, which one(s)? What did you like and not like about it? For those of you who have hosted Twitter parties, do you have any tips/advice for me?


    Today’s lunch was a sandwich-salad combo. I started with an open-face turkey sandwich with Laughing Cow cheese and grainy mustard spread on top of a piece of Paleo Bread.

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    The second part of lunch was a salad with Annie’s balsamic dressing.

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    It was an all around delicious lunch.

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    A couple of hours later (I ate lunch at 11:30), I snacked on a sliced banana with raisins, cinnamon, and a big scoop of almond butter.

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    Now, I’m heading out into the monsoon pouring rain to run a mile to keep the Summer Run Streak alive!

    P.S. I have a fun giveaway for you later this afternoon! Stay tuned!

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    { 52 comments… read them below or add one }

    Suzanne@fitmindedmom June 4, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    That might be a Twitter party worth participating in…I LOVE Fro Yo!!

    Your snack idea looks awesome! How can you go wrong with cut up banana and ANY kind of nut butter!!!


    Grace @ Grace Dishes June 4, 2012 at 2:14 pm

    I LOVE that product! I will definitely be tuning in :) Those flavors sound so wonderful.

    Lovely photos as usual and HAVE A WONDERFUL WEEK!


    Ashley @ Coffee Cake and Cardio June 4, 2012 at 2:16 pm

    I love twitter parties! That snack looks great.


    KiKi June 4, 2012 at 2:20 pm

    What kind of turkey do you use? Lunch meat has ended up on my list of “bad foods”. Would like some back in my life.


    Tina June 4, 2012 at 2:21 pm

    We usually buy Boar’s Head or whatever is on sale at Whole Foods or Fresh Market.


    KiKi June 4, 2012 at 2:29 pm



    Sana June 4, 2012 at 2:20 pm

    Twitter chats are all the rage these days :)


    Sabrina @Work It Ms Jackson June 4, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    This chat sounds great! I’m going to mark my calendars and keep a heads up for that Peach Mango flavor at the grocery store!


    emily June 4, 2012 at 2:31 pm

    As the time gets closer will you give more info about how to join in? I’m a twittiot. :)


    Stellina @ My Yogurt Addiction June 4, 2012 at 2:42 pm

    I love all stonyfield products so I’ll be there! I’ve participated in a lot of twitter chats but I have never hosted my ow. I bet it will be fun!:)


    Danielle@cleanfoodcreativefitness June 4, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    I really need to try that Paleo bread! I keep seeing it in your posts and it looks amazing :) I’m in the middle of a Paleo challenge right now so it would be perfect!


    Lindsay June 4, 2012 at 2:58 pm

    those look so good! the only time I tried Greek Yogurt was plain and I hated it. I think I could handle frozen flavored Greek Froyo. I don’t have twitter, but maybe I can steal my husband’s account that day!

    we love Brown Cow yogurt. I think they are owned by Stonyfield. so rich and creamy, has all the live/active cultures, and comes in a TON of flavors. sometimes I can get it at the local Sunflower Market for 69 cents on sale, otherwise it’s 99 cents and once a week you can download coupons from the Brown Cow website to use. lovely snack.

    anyway, I will start looking for the froyo at the store.


    Christina June 4, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    Isn’t the summer running streak such an awesome thing to do? I love it! The paleo bread looks really yummy. Is it gluten free?I have celiac’s and was just wondering. Have a good day :)


    RunEatRepeat June 4, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    I’m RSVPing to your twitter party :)


    Tina June 4, 2012 at 3:35 pm

    Yay! Thank you! :)


    Laura @ She Eats Well June 4, 2012 at 4:01 pm

    Bananas + Almond butter = heavenly combination. Love it for an after running snack!


    Meghan @ After the Ivy League June 4, 2012 at 4:25 pm

    That Stonyfield frozen yogurt looks delicious, I’m definitely picking some up next time I’m at the store!


    Kristen @ notsodomesticated June 4, 2012 at 4:27 pm

    I’m not on Twitter yet (I’m living in the olden days haha), but that sounds awesome! Congrats on your first Twitter party! 😉


    Angela @ Health, Happiness and Harmony June 4, 2012 at 4:38 pm

    Your snack looks great! Have fun on your run! I love running in the rain. It clears my mind even more and grounds me.


    Ashley @ Sweat for Sweets June 4, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    Awesome! Those fro-yos look AMAZING. I will definitely be joining the Twitter party! See ya next Wednesday!


    Minerva June 4, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    Wow, congrats on keeping your streak alive even in the pouring rain. We had downpours with hail and tornado warnings all Friday night and I’m a pansy. So I let Saturday’s long run lend one of my miles to Friday’s goal. :)


    Julia H. @ Going Gulia June 4, 2012 at 5:04 pm

    Hmm, I wasn’t even aware Oikos had Greek Frozen Yogurt…I don’t think I’ve ever seen it in my supermarkets. Guess I should keep an eye out for it now!


    Melissa @ SquatsandSquash June 4, 2012 at 5:12 pm

    I love froyo, so obviously I’ll try to join the twitter party! Twittarty? Hmm…


    kristle June 4, 2012 at 5:15 pm

    i’ve never heard of a twitter party! sounds fun. i love stonyfield, and enjoy the superfruits flavor. i’ve never seen it in frozen yogurt though, i’ll have to look for it! ps: anyone who eats a lot of stonyfield and doesn’t take advantage of the codes on their tops is just silly, because i’ve gotten a lot of free products from their rewards program! it’s great :)


    B @ Crags and Veggies June 4, 2012 at 5:20 pm

    The chocolate Oikos is great! Thanks for these two new flavors, I’ll have to try the blueberry too!


    Melissa Likes To Eat June 4, 2012 at 5:51 pm

    I haven’t tried that product yet and really want to. I haven’t had a chance to participate in a Twitter party yet. It always seems like they are right in the middle of me making dinner or doing homework with my son, etc. One day! Maybe this will be the one. :)


    Katie @ Peace Love and Oats June 4, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    I love all things peach, so that peach flavor looks good to me!


    Liz @ Hobby Lobbyist June 4, 2012 at 6:57 pm

    Random question about the fro-yo: I know that if you stick regular yogurt in the freezer, it can kill the live cultures. Does that happen with their frozen yogurt? (Not a big deal either way, I still plan on buying a squillion pints of it.)


    Sara June 4, 2012 at 7:38 pm

    Mmm… I didn’t know they made froyo. I’m gonna have to keep my eyes open for it next time I’m at the store! The two new flavors sound amazing.


    Sarah @ RunningChickago.com June 4, 2012 at 7:55 pm

    your snack looks so good! i’m going to have to try that one of these days! :)


    Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppers June 4, 2012 at 8:21 pm

    A Twitter party sounds like fun, I have to join in on the 13th!! Your afternoon snack looks delish!!! I love simple banana and raisins and of course peanut butter!!!


    joelle (on a pink typewriter) June 4, 2012 at 8:43 pm

    That snack looks super yummy! Makes me want some nutbutter stat!


    Kristin @ CelebratetheGoodness June 4, 2012 at 9:21 pm

    A Twitter Party?! I never knew such a thing existed! Just joined the Twitter and blog world..boy have I been missing out! I can’t wait to try the Peach Mango and Superfruits flavors…they look yummy! Hopefully, my scheudle will be free and I can join in on the party next week!


    Natalie @ FreshLifeFindings June 4, 2012 at 9:46 pm

    Frozen yogurt + greek yogurt = heaven. Can’t wait to try it! I have never been to a twitter party I’m interested!


    Cait's Plate June 4, 2012 at 9:49 pm

    Oikos makes fro yo now!?!? That looks incredible!!!


    Barb Haley, June 4, 2012 at 10:21 pm

    this should be a fun twitter party I have not seen this product on the shelves yet…
    You asked about twitter parties I have been to my fair share and have a lot of fun participating and winning lots of fun prizes.. But I do have to say the parties I do not find fun more frustrating than fun would be the twitter parties that give out the prizes on 1st response, and it really isnt fair.. my feed may not be as fast as others, there are many platforms to use during a party, tweetgrid, just twitter, tweetchat etc… so to be honest if it is a 1st response I will leave the party.. just my 2 cents!! Good luck Ill be there!!


    George June 4, 2012 at 11:19 pm

    I had my abs light on for years. The mechanics could not find anything wrong so it just kept on. They advised me to put a sticker over it :)


    Lexi @ You, Me, & A World to See June 4, 2012 at 11:53 pm

    Mmm I love froyo and am totally loving this greek fro yo bandwagon that Ben and Jerry’s started


    Laura June 5, 2012 at 9:41 am

    I just think it’s ADORABLE!! Is that enough of a reason to win?? I hope so =)


    Angie (Losing It and Loving It) June 9, 2012 at 9:07 am

    I’ll be at your Twitter party! I have been to a few and although it’s a bit hard to keep up sometimes, I love them. Just the other day I also attended one about summer beach travel (I have a travel blog too).

    As for those Oikos frozen yogurt’s, I know my hubby will LOVE the peach one. Can’t wait to tell him about it.


    TheTattooedType June 10, 2012 at 4:22 pm

    I’d love to join in – how do we RSVP ?
    Either way, I’ll be there – @TheTattooedType


    Tina June 11, 2012 at 10:22 am

    @TheTattooedType: No need to RSVP! Just show up! :)


    Neiddy Ruiz June 12, 2012 at 4:42 am

    Oh my goodness! I am so excited about this party I can’t wait ti Wednesday. Count me in @neiddy_ruiz


    @kymnasium June 12, 2012 at 10:01 pm

    I can’t wait to join in! thank you!


    @dreamfishing June 13, 2012 at 1:06 pm

    Looking forward to the party!!


    YVONNE WOODSTOCK/@EARTHANGEL2B June 13, 2012 at 1:17 pm

    Rsvping as @EARTHANGEL2B
    Mmmmm love yummy topic twitter parties and I can’t wait to see what the prizes are! How fun and exciting!


    @candacki June 13, 2012 at 3:36 pm

    RSVPing for @candacki I’ll tweet you then!


    @DevonaDianaFrye June 13, 2012 at 3:37 pm

    I love Twitter parties! The first one I attended was a little confusing, but once I learned how to keep up with all the posts, I fell in love. It’s so great to meet so many people from around the world and talk about different products or just chat for the fun of it. My best peace of advice I could give you is take it one step at a time. Don’t get frustrated if you can’t read all the posts at once. If you stay calm, you will find that the audience will keep up with you and all your posts. People love to ReTweet your posts, so you will see a lot of that. I am one of those people. LOL Can’t wait to see you tonight at your first ever Twitter party, and i know you’ll do fine! God bless @DevonaDianaFrye


    Tamara B. June 13, 2012 at 5:54 pm

    Will try to be there @TamaraBenningto


    tiffany dover June 13, 2012 at 7:17 pm

    will be there! mrs_riot


    @Rigel9000 June 13, 2012 at 7:25 pm

    I want to come to your Frozen Oikos party!


    @marieosip June 13, 2012 at 7:53 pm

    I love to attend twitter parties. Like question that keep the conversation going but hate when I dont get responses from anyone!

    See you at 8pm


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