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{December 5, 2013}   Assemble the Minions!

First, there were munchkins …

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A bit surly and not very uniform, don’t you think?

Then came the rodents …

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Industrious, yes. But the threat of disease always loomed large.

And there were even legions of small, orange, dancing men!

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Honestly, they were a little condescending and judgey for my taste.

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ENTER THE MINIONS!

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The world had never seen a more likable, disease-free and non-orange (’cause they’re yellow) group of underlings.

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I so want a cute little army of doughy henchman! 

To celebrate the DVD and Blu-ray release of Despicable Me 2, Universal Studios and Hostess are running a fun campaign right now called “Dress Up A Twinkie Like A Minion.” (Details below.)

CALLING ALL EPICUREAN ZEALOTS!  FOOD ARTISTS!  MINION LOVERS!

1. Download accessories to Minion-ize your Twinkie:

2. Create your “Twinion.” (I know. That one bites. I’ll keep thinking.)

3. Upload a picture of your “Minkie” (sigh) and you could win a daily prize (Despicable Me 2 Blu-ray or a special offer from Hostess) or even the Grand Prize (a home theater system, a collection of 30 Blu-rays and a year’s supply of Hostess treats). The contest ends 1/5/14.

Seriously? They had me at Twinkie. (wipes drool) Fine. You know what? I’ll give it a go. How about … a Minion Family Christmas card? You know, with some of the goofy characters we already have here at the house.

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Big props (HUGE!) to my friend, Mel at AccordingToMags.com, for literally carrying me through this project.  Thanks, Mel.

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Don’t forget to enter the contest. That would be just … despicable.

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TammieB says:

I LOVE those little guys and Twinkies! I am soooo in!



Mel says:

YAY! I’m glad the crafting worked for both of us. Phew! :) Great job on the post. Gooooo, Team!



Jen says:

Ha! This is awesome, I might have to give it a try! You know you can buy a twinkie maker? You can make your own twinkies… I’m thinking chocolate twinkies! Miss you guys!



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