Chattanooga Woman 1 Of 10 Finalists Announced For Reynolds Real Moms Competition

Monday, February 25, 2013
Tiffany Merritt
Tiffany Merritt
After searching across the country for moms to share their tips for making meal time easier, Reynolds announces the 10 finalists competing to become a Reynolds Real Mom for the year. Starting Monday, the moms will compete on the Reynolds Wrap Facebook page, showcasing their best tips and tricks for cooking and baking.

Inspired by the ten finalists’ techniques, Reynolds will feature a tip from each mom every Wednesday through March 27. Fans are asked to vote and help choose five of the ten finalists to become an official Reynolds® spokesperson for 2013.

The 10 Reynolds Real Moms finalists are:

Karen Petersen, Farmington, Utah
Trisha Furrow-Haas, Theodore, Ala.
Tiffany Merritt, Chattanooga, Tn.
Katie Goodman, Erie, Co.
Utokia Langley, Bowie, Md.
Emily Lyon, Yuba City, Ca.
Whitney Gainer and Ashley Turner, Colleyville and Justin, Texas
Rachel Matthews, Corpus Christi, Texas
Maria Long, Henrico, Va.
Jennifer Mercurio, Kissimmee, Fla.

“We know the kitchen is the center of where moms connect with their families,” said Ken Lane, vice president of Marketing, Reynolds Consumer Products. “To make cooking and baking easier, Reynolds provides the tools necessary to help moms – from prep work to cleanup and everything in between. The Reynolds Real Moms™ will highlight how to simplify mealtime with creative ideas, tips and techniques using our products.”

Visitors to the page will learn everything from how to create foil packets to how to line a pan with parchment paper that can save time and make clean up a cinch. The five winners will be featured in Reynolds advertising, attend media events and will continue to provide recipes and tips in the kitchen online. The ten finalists were chosen after a nationwide search to find real moms to share how to make cooking and baking simpler or easier every day. The brand invited these women to be finalists based on their creativity and passion to become a Reynolds Real Mom 

For more information about the Reynolds Real Moms contest, please visit www.Facebook.com/ReynoldsKitchens.


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