The Art of Random Willy-Nillyness: Give Yourself a Break during the Holidays with Hormel! Plus giveaway! #homegatherings

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Give Yourself a Break during the Holidays with Hormel! Plus giveaway! #homegatherings

Disclosure: I received free product. Opinions are 100% my own. 


The holidays are always stressful. As I get older, I am getting more relaxed about putting out the perfect spread. I figured out that I can still offer my guests wonderful nibbles and food without all the work.

This Thanksgiving, I ordered an entire Turkey dinner from a local grocery store. It was amazing! No muss, no fuss and we ate really well. I also have learned that as long as you have good friends and good food, it doesn't mater if you slaved over it.

That's why I love the new Hormel Gatherings Party Trays! They are pre-made party trays ready with everything you need to feed your hungry guests. You buy them, open them and serve them! Easy Peasy!


Hormel Gathering Party Trays come with crackers, two types of cheese and two types of proteins. YUM! I chose the Honey ham and Turkey platter. It comes with cheddar and Colby jack cheese. The other platter includes hard salami and pepperoni with cheddar and Colby jack cheese. Both include cracker rounds.

I love these because not only are they easy to serve but are delicious. I find that these platters are really great for cocktail parties, game day parties or work parties. I always have a cheese plate at every party. Sometimes my cheese plates are super fancy but. most of the time, they are filled with foods that people love.


If you want your guests to be impressed create a cheese platter. It's easy. You need a few things. I always have crackers. I have semi-soft cheeses like the Colby jack and cheddar. I also love adding a spreadable cheese like goat cheese. I love having mustard and olives. I also add the meats. One thing I love having as well is honey or preserves. And fruit. I usually use grapes but they aren't in season so I decided on a apple.

This holiday season make it easy on you and grab these platter. You can serve them at home or take them to potlucks or a friend's house.


You can find Hormel Gatherings Party Trays at Walmart or click here to find out if there is a location close to you.

If you want to win a coupon to try one of these Hormel Gathering Party Tray, then enter below.

a Rafflecopter giveaway



Rules: One entry per person per day. Once a winner is drawn I will contact them and the winner will have 48 hours to reply back before I draw a new winner. Giveaway is open to US residents only who are 18 years of age or older.

Disclosure: I received a sample product for review purposes. No other compensation was given and the opinions in this post are solely mine and are based on my experience with the product. Sponsors are responsible for shipping prizes unless otherwise stated. I am not responsible if sponsors do not fulfill prize. Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery of any prizes.

315 comments:

  1. I'd choose the Honey Ham & Turkey platter! Looks yummy! duchick at mchsi dot com

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  2. The Honey Ham and Turkey would be my choice.

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  3. I'd get the pepperoni and hard salami tray!

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  4. Think I would get the Honey ham and Turkey platter.

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  5. I would get the hard salami and pepperoni party tray.

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  6. tweeted https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/936304004635570177

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  7. I think I would choose the Honey Ham & Turkey Party Tray

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  8. The hard salami and pepperoni with cheddar and Colby jack cheese tray.

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  9. The Supreme Hormel Gatherings party tray looks good because it has olives, my other 1/2s favorite finger food.

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  10. i would love to try the Honey ham and Turkey platter.

    freebiel0ve@yahoo.com

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  11. I would probably buy the HORMEL GATHERINGS Supreme Party Tray.

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  12. I would get the turkey and cheese tray. A favorite of ours.

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  13. I would buy the HORMEL GATHERINGS® Supreme Party Tray, it has a little something for everyone.

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  14. I would choose The Honey Ham and Turkey Party platter!YUMMY!

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    https://twitter.com/jerseygirl137/status/936346670849318913

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  16. If I won, I'd select the Supreme Party Tray with the olives.

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  17. I'd like to try the Honey Ham and Turkey Tray.
    Thank you!

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  18. I would get the pepperoni and salami tray.

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  19. https://twitter.com/rubylorikeet/status/936389022716370944

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  20. I would choose the honey ham and turkey party tray.

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  21. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/936431147705360385

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  22. Definitely the honey ham and turkey!

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  23. We would get the Honey Ham and Turkey

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  24. I would get the Hard Salami and Pepperoni Party Tray!

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  25. I would pick HORMEL GATHERINGS® Snack Tray Turkey and Cheese 14oz. Patricia

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  26. https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/936615655821918208

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  27. Which party tray would you buy?

    the honey ham looks fine with me..i want one now baby!

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  28. https://twitter.com/kelsweeps/status/936643127343017984

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  29. I would choose the Honey ham and Turkey platter. Looks good. Great for hosting.

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  30. Tweet link.
    https://twitter.com/saleago/status/936665058230317058

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  31. I would love to try the Hard Salami and Pepperoni Tray. These are the perfect tray for parties.

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  32. I tweeted https://twitter.com/carawling/status/936705869827452929

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  33. https://twitter.com/jerseygirl137/status/936745873836593157

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  34. I'd bring the Honey Ham and Turkey party tray to our family Christmas Eve bash.

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  35. Tweet!

    https://twitter.com/Ida_Sessions/status/936771887086018560

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  36. I like the honey ham and turkey! :)

    mia2009(at)comcast(dot)net

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  37. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/936786030123819009

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  38. I'd get the HORMEL GATHERINGS® Honey Ham & Turkey Party Tray. Thanks.
    partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  39. https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/936913904982044672

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  40. Not sure which one as they all sound great to me. I know it would be one with lots of pepperoni beccause we love that.

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  41. https://twitter.com/kelsweeps/status/936984070998896642

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  42. I like the hard salami and pepperoni with cheddar and Colby jack cheese.

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  43. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/937120549402218496

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  44. I would get the Supreme party tray if I won.

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  45. I tweeted the giveaway today https://twitter.com/upstatmissy2/status/937150305690705921

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  46. https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/937257357490323456

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  47. I would like to get HORMEL GATHERINGS Hard Salami & Pepperoni Party Tray

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  48. I tweeted the giveaway today https://twitter.com/upstatmissy2/status/937333068624551937

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  49. https://twitter.com/kelsweeps/status/937354529552596993

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  50. I will purchase the salami and pepperoni tray.

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  51. I would choose the Supreme Party Tray.

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  52. Tweeted-https://twitter.com/birdiebee52/status/937443283755610114

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  53. I would definately choose the Honey ham and turkey. Yum

    Love3570@aol.com

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  54. I would buy the salami and pepperoni tray.

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  55. https://twitter.com/jerseygirl137/status/937490272212148225

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  56. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/937492347251757056

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  57. The pepperoni tray.. I love pepperoni

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  58. I like the Honey ham and Turkey platter. It comes with cheddar and Colby jack cheese.
    Thanks for the contest.
    slehan at juno dot com

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  59. https://twitter.com/slehan/status/937573911071375360

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  60. https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/937643038414798849

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  61. I would buy the Hormel Gatherings Supreme Party Tray.

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  62. I would choose the HORMEL GATHERINGS Hard Salami & Pepperoni Party Tray!

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  63. https://twitter.com/kelsweeps/status/937677096373161986

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  64. I'd pick the honey ham and turkey platter too! Yum!!

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  65. I would buy the Honey Ham Party Tray. The family loves ham!

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  66. I am most interested in the honey ham and turkey variety.

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  67. I tweeted at https://twitter.com/1froglegs/status/937710342553112576

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  68. I would chose the same as you the honey ham and turkey platter -

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  69. I would buy the Honey Ham & Turkey tray!

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  70. I would get the pepperoni and salami tray

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  71. I would get the HORMEL GATHERINGS Supreme Party Tray.

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  72. https://twitter.com/darlene24xoxo/status/937748171672887296

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  73. I think my family would like a meat and cheese. Everyone likes Honey Ham so that would be the winner.

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  74. I would get the HORMEL GATHERINGS® Supreme Party Tray 39.7oz.

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  75. Tweeted:
    https://twitter.com/cloud10277/status/937809517571690496

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  76. I would buy the honey ham and turkey tray.

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  77. I would like to try The Hormel Gatherings Supreme Party Tray.

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  78. hard salami and pepperoni with cheddar and Colby jack cheese

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  79. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/937862563316031488

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  80. I would buy the honey ham and turkey tray.

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  81. I would buy the Honey Ham and Turkey one. Yum my favorite

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  82. I like the pepperoni and salami!

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  83. Hard Salami & Pepperoni Party Tray

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  84. Honey ham and turkey would be the one I would go for!

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  85. I love the cheese platter.

    agnesye@hotmail.com

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  86. I tweeted at https://twitter.com/1froglegs/status/938053219581865984

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  87. I would probably get the hard salami and pepperoni tray.

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  88. https://twitter.com/kelsweeps/status/938068266723004417

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  89. tweeted:
    https://twitter.com/cloud10277/status/938176284026392576

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  90. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/938187553718579200

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  91. https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/938189891900338176

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  92. Honey ham and turkey sounds amazing! I would choose that one.

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  93. I would buy the Supreme Party Tray! Thank you for the chance to win!

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  94. https://twitter.com/kelsweeps/status/938445503683088397

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  95. https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/938458093154836480

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  96. I would buy the hard salami and pepperoni tray.

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  97. I would definitely pick the Hard Salami and Pepperoni Party Tray

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  98. My link to the tweet: https://twitter.com/spiceyroad/status/938495761439891456

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  99. Tweeted:
    https://twitter.com/cloud10277/status/938561943698313216

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  100. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/938573527329976320

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  101. I would choose the pepperoni party tray,always a crowd pleaser!

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  102. Hormel turkey and cheese snack tray

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  103. Yummy! A delicious gift to bring to the holiday potluck.

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  104. Honey ham and Turkey platter sounds good!

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  105. https://twitter.com/tatzgrrly/status/938837214255075328

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  106. https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/938882740656603136

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  107. https://twitter.com/kelsweeps/status/938888938483273728

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  108. https://twitter.com/jerseygirl137/status/938922769236021249

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  109. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/938966402643513344

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  110. I would chose the Supreme Party Tray. Thank you for the giveaway!

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  111. https://twitter.com/kelsweeps/status/939143880603242496

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  112. https://twitter.com/darlene24xoxo/status/939179505666555904

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  113. I would get the supreme party tray

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  114. I would get the pepperoni and salami platter.

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  115. https://twitter.com/jerseygirl137/status/939228414602555393

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  116. https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/939257787141328897

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  117. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/939272127383064579

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  118. hard salami and pepperoni

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  119. https://twitter.com/tatzgrrly/status/939278035810910208

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  120. Honey Ham and Turkey

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  121. I would pick the pepperoni and hard salami tray.

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  122. https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/939453732609073152

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  123. https://twitter.com/kelsweeps/status/939564116435402752

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  124. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/939654418282242053

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  125. https://twitter.com/jerseygirl137/status/939672190978547713

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  126. Honey Ham and turkey! Winning combo!

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  127. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/939804620351664130

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  128. https://twitter.com/kelsweeps/status/939828279527268352

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  129. Honey ham and Turkey platter. Thanks for the yummy chance :) Happy Holidays!

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  130. I'd pick the pepperoni and salami tray

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  131. The Honey Ham & Turkey platter would be my choice too!

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  132. I would like to get the honey ham and turkey platter. It sounds delicious!

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  133. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/939976160909451265

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  134. https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/939988364043862016

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  135. Honey ham and turkey seems like a Holiday feast or great for an appetizer :)

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  136. https://twitter.com/jerseygirl137/status/940043810343591936

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  137. https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/940243069596712961

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  138. https://twitter.com/kelsweeps/status/940262254280396800

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  139. https://twitter.com/carawling/status/940300091251978240 Cynthia R

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  140. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/940319271166595073

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  141. I would choose the salami and pepperoni tray.
    marcia.goss@gmail.com

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  142. https://twitter.com/mgoss123/status/940372029034942464
    marcia.goss@gmail.com

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  143. https://twitter.com/jerseygirl137/status/940392297035943936

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  144. https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/940513623675248640

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  145. https://twitter.com/kelsweeps/status/940650145741524993

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  146. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/940663697596436480

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  147. https://twitter.com/jerseygirl137/status/940747137234685952

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  148. I would love to try the Hard Salami and Pepperoni Tray.

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  149. https://twitter.com/susan1215/status/940757171658256386

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  150. https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/940876774904385538

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  151. https://twitter.com/darlene24xoxo/status/940978870240423936

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  152. I would like the salami and pepperoni tray
    addictedtorodeo at gmail dot com
    Ashley C

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  153. https://twitter.com/tatzgrrly/status/941012910213664768

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  154. https://twitter.com/kelsweeps/status/941041175221493761

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  155. i would get the the salami and pepperoni tray

    JOSEPH GERSCH

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  156. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/941084270780665856

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  157. https://twitter.com/mgoss123/status/941101985947967488

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  158. https://twitter.com/jerseygirl137/status/941108311713288192

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  159. honey ham and turkey

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  160. https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/941247037089095680

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  161. https://twitter.com/kelsweeps/status/941305196902322177

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  162. I would get the Supreme Tray which has a nice assortment for everyone's tastes.

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  163. https://twitter.com/darlene24xoxo/status/941356237769269248

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  164. I would buy the pepperoni & hard salami.

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  165. https://twitter.com/tatzgrrly/status/941385614557097984

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  166. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/941443519415312384

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  167. the honey ham and turkey tray looks delicious!!!

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  168. I tweeted the giveaway today https://twitter.com/upstatmissy2/status/941534940566573056

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  169. I'd choose the Honey Ham and Turkey platter.

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  170. https://twitter.com/kelsweeps/status/941673807609319425

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  171. https://twitter.com/mgoss123/status/941678384224010241

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  172. https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/941709844301541376

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  173. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/941767756378238977

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  174. https://twitter.com/tatzgrrly/status/941821514051076097

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  175. I would choose the one with salami and pepperoni.

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  176. https://twitter.com/jerseygirl137/status/941850185780596736

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  177. I tweeted the giveaway today https://twitter.com/upstatmissy2/status/941929299078254592

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  178. https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/941960708270333952

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  179. https://twitter.com/kelsweeps/status/942021509865975808

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  180. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/942111502273835013

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  181. I would most likely choose the Honey Ham & Turkey party tray.

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  182. i would choose the Honey Ham & Turkey platter

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  183. https://twitter.com/mgoss123/status/942205684409565185

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  184. I would probably buy the HORMEL GATHERINGS Supreme Party Tray. So everyone in the family would have their favorites!

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  185. https://twitter.com/slehan/status/942220215714062336

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  186. https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/942319921790255106

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  187. https://twitter.com/kelsweeps/status/942392829782917120

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  188. I tweeted the giveaway today https://twitter.com/upstatmissy2/status/942404635901513728

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  189. I would get the ham and turkey tray

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  190. I would buy the Honey ham and Turkey platter.

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