Archive for October, 2010

Great Pumpkin Search Finale

Wizarding World Pumpkin Juice

Jack O'wl with two glasses of Pumpkin Juice from Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Jack and I made it to Hogsmeade just outside of Hogwarts (aka The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal’s Islands of Adventure Orlando)! First we stopped by the Owl Post to say hi to his friend, who told us where to get some Pumpkin Juice. We then headed over to Three Broomsticks were we had lunch and had our first try of Pumpkin Juice. Read the rest of this entry »

Great Pumpkin Search #5

Jack O’wl and I were on our way to Hogwarts when we stopped for some breakfast at IHOP. We had heard that IHOP had Pumpkin Pancakes, and knew we had to try them out.

IHOP pumpkin pancake display

Jack posing in front of the tabletop display for Pumpkin Pancakes

At first I felt slightly disappointed because I didn’t see Pumpkin Pancakes listed on the menu. I was about to ask the waitress when Jack spotted a table topper with exactly what I was looking for. Read the rest of this entry »

Great Pumpkin Search #4

Rita's Pumpkin Pie Ice

Jack O'wl with Rita's Pumpkin Pie Ice

Jack O’wl and I made it by Rita’s just before they ran out of their Pumpkin Pie Ice.

Never heard of Rita’s? “Ice-Custard-Happiness” is their slogan and they make Italian Ice, Frozen Custards, Gelati, and other blended frozen treats. Their Italian Ice is made fresh daily from fresh fruits and ingredients. For more info check out their website www.ritasice.com. Read the rest of this entry »

Great Pumpkin Search #3

Pumpkin Pie Shake

Jack O'wl with a McDonald's Pumpkin Pie Shake

Jack O’wl and I went to McDonalds and grabbed some Pumpkin Pie Milkshakes from the McCafe.

The Pumpkin Pie Milkshake from McDonalds is like sipping pumpkin pie through a straw. You can distinctly taste the pumpkin in this sweet confection.  It is one of my favorite fall treats and is only available through the month of October, while supplies last. Read the rest of this entry »

Great Pumpkin Search Day:2

Pumpkin Pie Blizzard from DQ

Mini Pumpkin Pie Blizzard from DQ (with Jack O'wl Hoot)

After hearing that Dairy Queen has a Pumpkin Pie Blizzard, Jack O’wl and I headed over to DQ to give the treat  a go. Read the rest of this entry »