Pi Day freebies and a slice of my (story) pie
A happy Pi Day to all who...appreciate circular objects.
While I'm not much of a pi(e) person, I do really love pizza (pies). And, well, cookies, which also are round. Especially my mom’s chocolate chip cookies (when they are straight out of the oven and still hot and gooey, obviously.)
Whether you love your pie-shaped foods sweet or savory, check out my roundup of deals, freebies, and discounts at Today.com in honor of Pi Day.
Pi Day fun fact: Today’s Einstein’s birthday! How perfectly appropriate is that?!
Here's some stories that were newly published this morning:
Forbes: Toast To The Return Of Bridgerton With Regency-Inspired Cocktails
The Kitchn: These Lucky Charms Cookies Are Both Magically Delicious and Worth Your Time to Make
If you or your client are featured in any of these stories, please share on social and tag me (I'm @alywalansky basically everywhere, please follow me!), and also please remember to tag the outlet.
Here's what I'm working on:
Be sure to read the below list carefully. Many are stories I posted about yesterday, but some of yesterday's stories are no longer listed and a few new ones have been added since yesterday. This (below) is everything that is still a currently open opportunity as of today.
I'm looking for RDs (ideally unaffiliated with any food brand) to comment on three different pending stories:
The Best Items To Buy From Trader Joe's For Really Fast, Low-Lift Lunches According to Nutritionists
Nutritionists Weigh In On All of the Newest Products at Trader Joe's
Vegan Items at Trader Joe's That Are Totally Nutritionist-Approved
Please email me and I'll give you a rundown of specific questions and what I'm looking for.
I'm working on a big roundup of restaurants open on Easter. We’re looking for a big list of big and small chains across the country –high and low. It's the Easter version of this story we did for Christmas, if you want an idea of the format I'm looking for.
I'm also looking for restaurant chains nationwide doing special deals/discounts for tax day (i have a few weeks to play with this one...a rare feat!)
For Forbes.com I'm rounding up Kosher For Passover wines and spirits for an upcoming story. I'm also doing a story on fun finds in Kosher For Passover snacks/treats/new products. These items must exist online and they MUST be shippable. And please please make sure the item is kosher for passover certified (that's a different thing than kosher, so if something is kosher, it's not necessarily KFP) - I'll do a dedicated newsletter soon explaining the difference for anyone who doesn't quite understand. But meanwhile, you can always email me questions. And, please, pitch me!
For HerMoney, I'm rounding up expert tips on how to save money (or at least, not spend AS MUCH money) when using rideshare apps. If you have someone available to comment, please email me asap.
To pitch me for ANY of these stories, please email me at email@example.com (and start a new thread, please!).
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Pizza, cookies... YES!!
Okay, I'm SO glad you made the distinction between kosher for Passover vs kosher - definitely a learning moment for me!