Day 9: Meet CJ!

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It’s Day 9 of 10 DAYS IN FRANKIE’S WORKSHOP, and CJ is here with a brand new post for you! CJ is an adventurer, always looking for new challenges and things to do! For his post, he decided to share a behind-the-scenes peek at how the JumpStart team celebrated the season at their Holiday party! SPOILER ALERT: It was awesome!

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NFL and JumpStart Have Teamed Up!

All the exhilaration and family fun of a football game is sprinting straight to your mobile device because JumpStart is teaming up with the NFL! We are proud to announce the launch of NFL RUSH GameDay Heroes! Join the team huddle as JumpStart gears up for football season in BIG ways to bring your family a new line-up of action packed games!NFL-Gameday-Heroes-b

Gear up to support your favorite NFL team before rallying for that gameday win! This exciting app allows you to customize your very own football player before taking the field in a series of exciting and fast-paced mini games! Utilize strategy and game-changing power ups to push ahead as you race through round after round of competitive play with your friends and family.

What are you waiting for, Jumpeez? Connect with your friends and play in real time for a chance to rack up points and become the ultimate GameDay Hero! Best of all – this is only the beginning for JumpStart and the NFL! NFL RUSH GameDay Heroes is available through iTunes and GooglePlay (coming soon to Amazon and Windows).

Popular Game Day Foods for Super Bowl Sunday!

Super Bowl Sunday offers you the opportunity to host a memorable Game Day party with your closest friends and family. Start planning ahead with a few festive finger foods to build a Game Day spread that any football fan would be happy to tackle through! Some of these crowd pleasing and satisfying Game Day treats are perfect for beginning a Super Bowl tradition of your own.

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Mini Slider Sandwiches: These mini sandwiches are perfect for sharing among groups of guests or trying out a variety of recipes. Popular choices for sliders can include BBQ pulled pork and beef of turkey burgers.

Pigs in a Blanket: Dress up your classic mini cocktail sausage by wrapping it in flaky pastry dough. A popular alternative to a full sized hotdog, this delicious treat can be served with a selection of unique sauces or toppings.

Dips, chips and Veggies: A classic combo that allows for much versatility. From salsa and tortilla chips to hummus and pretzels, dips allow you to get creative and find the perfect pairs for your taste. Other popular options include spinach artichoke dip, onion dip, cheese dips, or even 7 layer dip.

Jalapeño Poppers: Improve upon this frozen food aisle staple, by stuffing your peppers with your favorite cheeses. Simple cut the jalapeños in half, fill them with a mixture of your choosing and bake them until the cheese is melted and slightly crispy.

Chicken Wings: The beauty of this classic crowd pleaser is that it can be cooked in all kinds of sauces and in all kinds of ways. Fry them, grill them, or spice them up with a blend of spices, wings are a light yet flavorful snack for during the game.

Meat or Veggie Skewers: If people are walking around during the party and socializing, it is helpful to approach your serving styles in a unique way. Make traditional foods mobile by grilling them on skewers and serving them with tantalizing dipping sauces.

While these are just a few ways for you to start planning your Game Day party spread, remember to make this tradition a memorable one for you and your kids. Take this opportunity to invite them into the kitchen or teach them more about the game. In the end, this major sporting event is all about bringing together fans for some good ole’ fashion fun and competition!