Sure, Halloween is for trick-or-treating and dressing your kids up in cute costumes, but we think the adults deserve a treat too! It’s National Pumpkin Day and we’re bringing you three creative ways to incorporate pumpkins into your next grown-up party!
Crafting this is very similar to crafting a jack-o-lantern – the only difference is that one is filled with wine! Buy a box/bag of your favorite wine and a pumpkin that’s large enough to fit the wine in. Cut the top off of your pumpkin and clean out the seeds and mushy insides. Carve a hole that’s big enough for the wine spout and push the spout through. Et voila – you now have a pumpkin keg. If you’re feeling especially creative, take some time to paint the pumpkin with some sort of indication as to what’s inside! Enjoy your hallo-wine!
Fill up a tub, or cauldron if you’re feeling especially witchy, with water and plenty of mini pumpkins. Set a timer for each player and have them hold their hands behind their backs while they bob for pumpkins. The player who gets the most pumpkins wins!
You either love or hate the Starbucks classic, but when you combine a Pumpkin Spiced Latte with a Jell-O Shot, you really can’t go wrong. Check out this recipe from Cooking with Janica (https://cookingwithjanica.com/pumpkin-spice-latte-jello-shots-recipe/) for step-by-step directions on how to make these crowd pleasers!
In this series of articles, we take a few minutes to chat with a member of the TeamBonding team so you can get an idea of the sort of people we are. In this installment, we talked to Josh, our Director of Event Operations, who gave us a few fun facts about herself!
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What happens when you find yourself, and your employees in a work rut? Don’t worry, it’s pretty common. That’s why TeamBonding is here! When you don’t have anything new, inspiring, or challenging happening in the workplace, you may find you and your employees in a work rut. Let’s talk about these 4 tips for getting out of a rut at work!
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