This week’s #SundayMusings is near and dear to our heart as we focus on the Thanksgiving holiday and Thanksgiving branding efforts made around the country. For those that don’t already know, we have set up SaveThanksgiving.net in an effort to keep the holiday alive and with our respective friends and family; not at the mall and shopping for holiday sales. That is what “Black Friday” and beyond is for. Without going on any further of a tangent, here are the top stories that caught our eyes over the past couple of weeks related to Thanksgiving.
#1 – “How Your Favorite Thanksgiving Brands Got Their Names” – via mascola.com
Premise: Interested in learning how brands that are likely around your Thanksgiving table got their names? The Mascola Group puts together a list of six brands that are commonly used for Thanksgiving meals and tells their story of how each came to be.
Thoughts: There aren’t any off the wall names or stories behind the names here among the six. However, and it is potentially sad to admit this, I had no idea that Ore-Ida got its name being located in Oregon and next to Idaho (potatoes). You really can learn something new every day. [Read more…]