Monday, January 4, 2010

General Mills Cereal Review and Giveaway

When I was pregant with Madelyn I loved my cereal.  I ate it all of the time.  Not only was it light enough for me to not get sick on, but it was a healthy and fulfilling snack--much better than stuffing myself with unnecessary junk food.

One of my favorite cereal brands is General Mills.  They make one of my favorite cereals EVER--Honey Nut Cheerios.  Yum.  Isabella loves their Trix cereal--that girl would eat it for every meal if I let her!

Just recently they announced that they would be reducing the amount of sugar in their kid targeted cereals to a single digit amount.  That's huge friends.  Remember the day when cereals were seriously soaked in sugars?  Not so anymore.  And General Mills has also taken it upon themselves to increase key nutrients in their cereals. 

We all know how important it is for our children and ourselves to consume breakfast in the morning.  Here are some awesome facts:

*Ready to eat cereal eaters consume less fat and cholesterol and more fiber than non-cereal eaters.

*Ready to eat cereals {even the pre-sweetened variety} account for only 5% of sugar in a child's diet.

*Ready to eat cereal is the #1 source of whole grain in a child's diet.

*Frequent cereal eaters tend to have a healthier weight and lower BMI {Body Mass Index} than non-cereal eaters.

*Children that eat breakfast perform better in school.  That has been tested ever since I can remember and it's so true!


General Mills is offering my readers a chance to save $1 off a cereal by clicking here


**GIVEAWAY**

I was recently given {2} coupons for a free box of General Mills cereal to give to ONE lucky reader! 


**How to Enter**

{Mandatory entry} Tell me your favorite kind of General Mills cereal.  Easy!

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**RULES**

You must do mandatory entry to be eligible to win.  All bonus entries require seperate comment for each bonus entry.  If you fail to do mandatory entry and your number is picked as the winner I will redo the random.org drawing and pick a new winner.  Must leave a valid email address on profile or comment.  US residents 18 and over only.  Winner has 48 hours to respond to notification email where you will give me first/last name and address to ship prize. 

Giveaway ends on January 12th @ NOON CST. 

Good luck!

**Thank you to My Blog Spark and General Mills for providing me with coupons for my family and one winner.  All opinions are my own.  I was not paid to write the above post.


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casey aubut said...

Lucky Charms!!
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Sonya said...

We love Honey Nut Cheerio's at my house. Thanks!

Chip said...

My absolute favorite is Lucky Charms.

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Bombtastic Belle said...

I eat the strawberry yogurt Cheerios like crazy! They're my favorite :)

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Jewls said...

I like all cereal...I'm not here to win, just to say hi! Glad you have your decorations down..I still haven't been able to grudge up the motivation to put mine away, too much work!

vividchord said...

I've loved Lucky Charms all my life, still my fave!

Leslie said...

Definitely Lucky Charms.

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Karen said...

cinnamon toast crunch

Kim said...

My favorite is Cheerios!

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cheerios mverno@roadrunner.com

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Apple Cinammon Cheerios are the best!



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Jill and Rick said...

Easy?! No way - I love them all! But if I had to pick one and only one that I could have every day for the rest of my life? I'd probably pick the original, plain Cheerios.

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Cinnamon toast crunch..yummy!
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Amber said...

I love Honey Nut Cheerios!

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Lindsay said...

I love cereal!! Yum! I think that Lucky Charms! I like to eat all of the cereal and then eat the marshmallows last!

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i am a big fan of raisin bran.thanks
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Honey Nut Cheerios is our favorite
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Genny said...

Lucky Charms

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Honey Nut Cheerios

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mogrill said...

Cocoa Puffs are my fave. Thanks for the chance.
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5webs said...

Lucky Charms all the way!
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Kelli @ RTSM said...

Our favorite is Trix! My boys love it and call it the rabbit cereal:)

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I love Golden Grahams!

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Pat said...

My favorite is Cheerios.
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KPort207 said...

My favorite is Cinnamon Toast Crunch, thanks.

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banquetbabe said...

lucky charms and cinnamon toast crunch,,,yummp

Tammy said...

I like Cherrios with bannanas

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I love both Lucky Charms and Trix.

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I love Honey Nut Cheerios!

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Angie said...

We are BIG CoCo Puffs fans here! I swear my son would eat them morning, noon and night if I let him...

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Belinda said...

Cheerios are my favorite. I like the multigrain Cheerios the best.
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cstironkat said...

Cocoa puffs are a huge hit at our house.

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Honey Nut Cheerios is my favorite!

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Heather M said...

Reese's Puffs!

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scottsgal said...

apple cinnamon cheerios
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honey nut cheerios

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Honey nut cherrios all the way!


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Erica C. said...

I like to eat the original Cheerios with banana and strawberry slices...soooo good!

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Honey Nut Cheerios

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We love Honey Nut Cheerios.
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chlorinebrain said...

My favorite General Mills cereal is Cheerios!

Tamara B. said...

I have laways loved a bowl of Cheeerios with ice cold milk in the morning.
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hbokor said...

Strawberry Yogurt Cheerios are awesome! Thanks for this giveaway. It's awesome too!

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Leona P said...

I like Cheerios

Joy said...

Cinnamon toast crunch.
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kdkdkd said...

We love Cheerios in this house, go through a few boxes a week

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Corn Chex-bought weekly!:)

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Molly C. said...

My kids love Lucky Charms

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I love Lucky Charms, thanks!

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Sellswifey said...

I love Lucky Charms!

taxchyk said...

Cherrios, for all the members of my home.

marthajane said...

Asking which one we don't like would be better! Honey Nut Cheerios is always a good one.

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My favorite is Apple Cinnamon Cheerios. Thanks!

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Honey Nut Cheerios

Melody said...

My favorite is Honey Nut Cheerios.

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Honey Nut Cherrios is my fave! trinitygsd at yahoo dot com

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Apple Cinnamon Cheerios for me.

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I love Honey Nut Cheerios (and I am pregnant now too)!

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Our breakfast staple is Cheerios.

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Reese Puffs cereal!


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tsue said...

Rice Chex! It's my son's favorite cereal, too!
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Cocoa puffs...yum.

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Multigrain Cheerios are my favorite!

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llinda29 said...

Cheerios are my fave

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Cinnamon Toast Crunch!
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We love Lucky Charms.
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butterpies said...

Honey Nut Cheerios is my favorite.

Court said...

My favorite is Multi-grain Cheerios:)

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My youngest son loves Trix cereal. My oldest loves Lucky Charms. Thank you

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Honey Nut Cheerios

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My favorite General Mills cereal is Total Blueberry Pomegranate :) *Thanks* for the giveaway!
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Holly G. said...

I really like Apple Cinnamon Cheerios.

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I like Golden Grahams.
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Kimberly said...

I love honey nut cheerios and golden grams. I'm sure I'll like them just as much with less sugar. :)

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duckfeetinc said...

plain cheeeerios!

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I like Honey Nut Cheerios.

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Lucky Charms

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Total Blueberry Pomegranate.

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I love Honey Nut Cheerios

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Banana Nut Cheerios!

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Danielle said...

Cocoa Pebbles!

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We love regular Cheerios!

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lucky charms are my favorite!

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Heather said...

Honey Nut Cheerio's and Cinnamon Toast Crunch are our favorites

Melodic Mom said...

I love cereal-I have it for breakfast, lunch, & dinner on certain days. Anyway, my favorite GM ones are Boo Berry, Count Chocula, Chocolate Chex, & Fiber One Caramel Delight.

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I love Honey Nut Cheerios best

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I like so many General Mills cereals, but right now my favorite is Honey Kix. Thank you for the chance to win.

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Honey Nut Cheerios

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