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Dec 27, 2009

Eat your breakfast! General Mills Cereal Giveaway

I think it is believed by most parents that if you feed your children cereal for breakfast you are giving them too much sugar and calories. Well guess what?? This is not true!

Did you know that ready-to-eat cereal eaters consume less fat, less cholesterol and more fiber than non-cereal eaters? Cereals also deliver important vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients, making cereal a top source of key nutrients in children’s diets.

Other cereal benefits:
  • Ready-to-eat cereals, including pre-sweetened cereals, account for only 5% of sugar in children’s diets.

  • Ready-to-eat cereal is the No. 1 source of whole grains in a child’s diet today.

  • More frequent cereal eaters tend to have healthier body weights and lower Body Mass Index measures.
Studies also demonstrate the benefits of eating breakfast. A
1998 study showed that children who eat breakfast tend to perform better at school. Compared to children who skip breakfast, children who eat breakfast score higher on tests, are less likely to miss class or be tardy. With 3 kids of my own and a busy schedule cereal is a great option during the school week. As a matter of fact we all love the Oatmeal Crisp in Crunch Almond and an old favorite, Lucky Charms! We sometimes have cereal for dinner!! I also believe that cereal is an economical option as well.

For more information about kids and cereals, please visit Cereal Health and Wellness.

Right now if you visit here you will find a $1 off coupon for one of four General Mills cereals, while supplies last.
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Giveaway: General Mills and MyBlogSpark have offered one Momfiles reader the chance to win
VIP coupons for 4 boxes of General Mills cereal ($24 value) to help your family come together at the breakfast table every morning!
Mandatory- What is your favorite General Mills cereal? Comments that say "thank you" or "count me in" will be deleted. Want an additional entry? (You must complete the above method to qualify for extra entries)

--You can Twitter this giveaway (one per day) and leave me a link to your Tweet.
Example:
Enter the General Mills Cereal Giveaway @momfiles http://blog.momfiles.com/2009/12/eat-your-breakfast-general-mills-cereal.html #giveaway

-- Facebook this giveaway, and please leave a separate comment/link for each entry to count. (one per day)

--Follow me on Twitter or "friend me" on Facebook (leave a comment with a link) If you already follow let me know.

--You can also place our button on your blog or follow us (please leave a blog link in your comment or specify if you are a new or current follower).

*Be sure to have a visible email address in your comment if you do not have a Blogger profile. Giveaway is open to US residents only. Deadline to enter is January 8, 2010 at 11:59 pm EST. Good luck!
All information was provided by General Mills through MyBlogSpark. I received 4 free cereal coupons for posting about product.
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327 comments

  1. I love Cheerios, but I also like Chex when I want a little variety.

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  2. All things considered, my favorite General Mills cereal is Raisin Nut Bran. Solid.

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  3. fruity pebbles

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  4. Raisin Bran is my favorite.....sounds boring, but it truly is!!!!!

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  5. My whole family loves honey nut cheerios. nothing better.

    emc_ks@yahoo.com

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  6. My favorite is raisen bran!
    honeybeez80@yahoo.com

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  7. follow on twitter(Missybeez80)
    honeybeez80@yahoo.com

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  8. Tix is my favorite

    brn2lisn(at)gmail(dot)com

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  9. My favorite General Mills cereal is Cheerios.
    pkildow at gmail dot com

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  10. Can't get enough of those Cheerios
    Diane Baum
    esldiane@gmail.com

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  11. Honey Nut Cheerios is my favorite General Mills cereal!
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  12. I follow your blog with google friend connect!
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
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  13. My favorite is Oatmeal Crisp Crunchy Almond, but, no one else in the family likes it, goody, more for me.

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  14. My favorite General Mills ceral is Fiber One.

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  15. My favorite is honey nut Cheerios.

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  16. Well I would like to say Trix but I'll go with Cheerios. Got to get healthy, right?

    tutucuteforme(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  17. Tweeted

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  18. Following on Twitter (genny315)

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  19. Added as a friend on Facebook (Genny Heavenly)

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  20. Lucky Charms all the way!
    Alicia Webster
    5webs@comcast.net

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  21. Banana nut Cheerios are fantastic and my fave
    tvollowitz at aol dot com

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  22. i like raisin bran mverno@roadrunner.com

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  23. We love Lucky Charms. Thanks so much for this great giveaway.

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  24. My family's favorite cereal is Honey Nut Cheerio's. Thanks!

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  25. My favorite is Cinnamon Toast Crunch. yummy!
    Thank you
    tatertot374@sbcglobal.net

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  27. I am a follow on twitter - tatertot374
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  28. My favorite General Mills cereal is Total Blueberry Pomegranate :) *Thanks* for the giveaway!
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  29. Tweeted
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  30. Shared on Facebook
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  33. I love Honey Nut Cheerios!

    cookiert at yahoo

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  34. I love Berry Kix, tastes great and makes me feel like a kid

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  35. My favorite is Cheerios and my children's favorite is Trix.

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  36. Cheerios are my favorite. My husband loves the honey nut cherrios the best.

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  37. Lucky Charms is my favorite and i am a full grown man

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  38. My fave is Multigrain Cheerioes - yum!

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  39. We are fans of Cinnamon Toast Crunch.
    gemitan at aol dot com

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  40. cdziuba@aol.com I love Apple Cinammon Cheerios, they are fantastic

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  41. cdziuba@aol.com tweeted http://twitter.com/cdziuba/status/7153208750

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  43. cdziuba@aol.com FB fan Carol P Dziuba

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  44. cdziuba@aol.com current follower

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  45. cdziuba@aol.com I posted your giveaway on my Facebook page Carol P Dziuba

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  47. Regular cheerios is my fav

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  48. I love cheerios!
    sammirichardson@yahoo.com

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  49. I love Rice Chex!

    teenytig@sbcglobal.net

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  50. Cheerios is a whole family favorite, my kids go through about 3 boxes a week

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  51. Cheerio-e-o's! LOL After raising 6 kids I wonder how many boxes of those we consumed...not to mention the necklaces the kids used to make with them....and stringing them for the birds!
    Well, the kids are raised and I still buy Cheerios for myself. Its a fav late night snack.Thanks
    hondaray6 at hotmail dot com

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  52. My favorite is Apple Cinnamon Cheerios. Thanks!

    sphinxcw at aol dot com

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  53. I follow on twitter you know! hondaray6

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  54. tweeted:http://twitter.com/hondaray6/status/7161045551

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  55. I am a currant blog follower

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  57. Daily tweet

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  58. Total Cranberry crunch is my absolute favorite!!! Just the right balance of tartness Problem is, I don't see it available often here in Richmond Kentucky.writer61@yahoo.com

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  59. Hard to pick just one, but my favorite would probably be Fiber One. I'd love to try the Chocolate Cheerios though, I didn't know they made that flavor!

    xmeliss182x (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  60. I love me some Raisin Bran! Thanks!
    mike.karr at gmail.com

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  61. HORTON111@AOL.COM DEFINITELY CHEERIOS

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  62. My favorite General Mills cereal is Multi Grain Cheerios. asthenight at gmail dot com

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  63. Tweet: http://twitter.com/AsTheNight/status/7168155804. asthenight at gmail dot com

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  64. I'm now following momfiles on Twitter. asthenight at gmail dot com

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  65. My favorite cereal is honey nut cheerios and the children love lucky charms
    jennielee226(at)gmail(dot)com

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  66. My fave Cereal is Cocoa Puffs. Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill@comcast.net

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  67. I tweeted this giveaway http://twitter.com/jennielee685/status/7169563489
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  68. Fiber One Honey Clusters is my favorite Kelloggs cereal.

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  69. My favorite General Mills cereal is Lucky Charms. Please enter me.

    brandon_ralston@hotmail.com

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  70. My fave cereal is cheerios

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  71. apple cinnamon cheerios are my fave
    msboatgal at aol.com

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  72. cinnamon toast crunch thanks minsthins at optonline dot net

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  73. Cinnamon Toast Crunch, thanks.


    kport207 at gmail dot com

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  74. I love multi-grain Cheerios. Thanks!
    1bmore @ gmail . com

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  75. Corn Chex!

    mscoffee77(AT)juno(DOT)com

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  76. I like Apple Cinnamon Cheerios!

    jenndiggy at gmail dot com

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  77. My favorite is Multi Bran Chex.

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  78. My family loves Cinnamon Toast Crunch.

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  79. Twitter follower @DreeG

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  80. http://twitter.com/DreeG/status/7189101177

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  81. Cheerios MultiGrain!
    lighthousee27(at)gmail.com

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  82. tweet, http://twitter.com/litehouse27/status/7192262050

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  83. Following you on Twitter (id- litehouse27)

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  84. I have your button http://lighthousee27.blogspot.com/

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  85. Thank you for this giveaway! Our favorite General Mills Cereal is Lucky Charms!

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  86. I tweeted about the giveaway: http://twitter.com/jonbonjovious/status/7197705970

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  87. I follow on twitter: @jonbonjovious

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  88. Honey Nut Cheerios

    clynsg at yahoo dot com

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  89. tweet~http://twitter.com/hondaray6/status/7201189579

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  90. This is a easy answer to give: MY WHEATIES!! its the only thing I have NOT changed about myself for over 30 yrs;-} {sure wished I kept some of those boxes from my childhood-I could be retired by now! who'd have thunk famous picture son wheaties would be worth mega $$$ today!}

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  91. Tweeted on twitter ;-}


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  92. I am a follower on twitter !Kathryn20000{twitter username}

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  93. IM following your blog on facebook {Kathryn20000 username on f.book}


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  94. I tweeted on my facebook {Kathryn20000 is my username there as well}

    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?v=feed&story_fbid=257534621258&id=1033952447&ref=nf

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  95. I'm a Fiber One fan. It tastes great, is filling and low calorie. I usually eat it with milk but I've also made Fiber One's recipe of stuffed bell peppers.

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  96. Honey nut cheerios is my favorite cereal.

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  97. My favorite General Mills cereal is Cocoa Puffs.

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  98. Kix is my favorite. The kids love it, too.

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  99. Tweet: http://twitter.com/Getalonghome/status/7230576861

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  100. Twitter follower @getalonghome.

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  101. I have your button at http://getalonghome.com

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  102. Honey nut Cheerios are my favorite.

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  103. tweet~http://twitter.com/hondaray6/status/7235199211

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  104. Daily tweet http://twitter.com/genny315/status/7251944606

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  105. My fav GM cereal is Cinnamon Toast Crunch! :) purposedrivenlife4you at gmail dot com

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  106. Cheerios Crunch

    Thanks for the giveaway >^..^<

    bloggyig at gmail dot com

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  107. daily tweet, http://twitter.com/litehouse27/status/7271906119

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  108. tweeted- http://twitter.com/hondaray6/status/7272617878

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  109. Regular Cherrios are our family's favorite.

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  110. Lucky charms!

    hanovertomato at yahoo dot com

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  111. My favorite GM cereal is Honey Nut Cheerios.

    urchiken at gmail dot com

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  112. My favorite cereal is apple cinnamon cherrios. brittany.torres@att.net

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  113. My favorite General mills cereal is Lucky Charms

    katieandbobby10@yahoo.com

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  114. I tweeted

    http://twitter.com/ktfereva22/status/7287272799

    katieandbobby10@yahoo.com

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  115. I follow you on twitter as ktfereva22

    I didn't know how to get a link for that one.

    katieandbobby10@yahoo.com

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  116. Raisin Bran cereal is my favorite

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  117. Multigrain cheerios!

    Thanks for entering me! Great Contest!

    Janna Johnson
    janna@FeedYourPigBlog.com
    jannajanna@hotmail.com
    www.FeedYourPigBlog.com

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  118. I like the Honey Nut Cheerios. Thanks!

    egreca at hotmail dot com

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  119. I may be grown up but my favorite cereal will always be Lucky Charms!

    ladyspy79(at)aol(dot)com

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  120. apple cinnamon cheerios

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  121. I LOVE lucky charms :)

    ktgonyea at gmail.com

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  122. daily tweet, http://twitter.com/litehouse27/status/7304506839

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  123. tweet~http://twitter.com/hondaray6/status/7312337743

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  124. I love Kix. It's hard to believe that they are low in sugar.

    hafner611{AT}gmail{DOT}com

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  125. I follow you on Twitter- @ksh123

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  126. My kids can't get enough Cinnamon Toast Crunch.

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  127. Purely O's from General Mills Cascadian Farm organic line is one of my favorites.

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  128. i like cinnamon toast crunch

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  129. daily tweet - http://twitter.com/litehouse27/status/7331035099

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  130. tweet~http://twitter.com/hondaray6/status/7337713007

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  131. My favorite is the banana nut Cheerios.

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  132. yummy yummy Raisin Bran.

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

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  134. Thank you for the giveaway. Love good old fashioned cheerios and chex!

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  135. daily tweeting, http://twitter.com/litehouse27/status/7368393105

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  136. tweet-http://twitter.com/hondaray6/status/7374456160

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  137. I LOVE Honey Nut Chex. I never would have tried them, but I caught an awesome sale about a year ago and have been eating them consistently ever since!

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  138. daily tweet- http://twitter.com/hondaray6/status/7405208241

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  139. Cheerios are the best!
    Lisa - leroygladstone@hotmail.com

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  140. I am all about the Honey Nut Cheerios

    jason(at)allworldautomotive(dot)com

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  141. Twitter follower

    parkerozgood

    jason(at)allworldautomotive(dot)com

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  142. Tweeted

    http://twitter.com/parkerozgood/status/7414023965

    jason(at)allworldautomotive(dot)com

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  143. daily tweet, http://twitter.com/litehouse27/status/7414632530

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  144. I love Lucky Charms, thanks!

    Hotsnotty2@hotmail.com

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  145. Lucky Charms is my fave.

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  146. tweet~ http://twitter.com/hondaray6/status/7443387767

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  147. My fav GM cereal is Raisin Bran birdson@roadrunner.com

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  148. daily tweet, http://twitter.com/litehouse27/status/7447528995

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  149. cinnamon toast crunch is our fave!! we are big cereal eaters at our house.

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  150. I love Cinnamon Toast Crunch!
    trinitygsd at yahoo dot com

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  151. I love Honey Nut Cheerios. They're good enough to eat dry.
    kirbycolby at gmail dot com

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  152. Cinnamon Toast Crunch. Please, don't judge me. LOL

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  153. I like Honey Nut cheerios!
    Thanks!
    hawkgirl_16{at}hotmail{dot}com

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  154. I tweeted.
    http://twitter.com/mom2anutball/status/7461949325

    hawkgirl_16{at}hotmail{dot}com

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  155. I follow you on twitter as mom2anutball.

    hawkgirl_16{at}hotmail{dot}com

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  156. I have your button.
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  157. I love cereal, so this is a hard question for me. I love Boo Berry, Count Chocula, Fiber One Caramel Delight, & Chocolate Chex. I can't choose between them!

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  158. I follow you on twitter as MelodicMom

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  159. I tweeted: http://twitter.com/MelodicMom/statuses/7464633556

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  160. Cocoa Puffs #1 Thank you

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  161. I love Honey Nut Cheerios.
    Thanks for the giveaway,
    gordyneve(at)yahoo.com

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  162. I'm a grown-up & still love me some Lucky Charms!
    Thanks

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  163. We love Lucky Charms.
    rsgrandinetti@yahoo(DOT)com

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  164. cheerios is my favorite GM cereal : )

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  165. It's Honey Nut Cheerios for me.

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  166. Tweeted
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  167. My fave General Mills cereal is Honey Nut Cheerios!

    justine417@comcast.net

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  168. I am following you via twitter

    ShesAnAngel417

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  169. I tweeted

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    justine417@comcast.net

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  170. Lucky Charms! Since I was a kid, a long time ago.....

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  171. I love Golden Grahams.
    erma.hurtt@sbcglobal.net

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  172. The 'family' choice would be Honey Nut Cheerios... but my personal favorite is Wheat Chex. ;)

    mcj4tlj(at)comcast(dot)net

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  173. I like Honey Nut Cheerios.

    president(dot)peaches(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  174. Honey Nut Cheerios have been powering my mornings for my entire adult life. I always mix in a few others occasionally though for variety, but nothing can beat the HNCs with a huge handful of raisins all drowned in milk. YUMMY!

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  175. My favorite are Kix and Cheerios!

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  176. I tweeted: http://twitter.com/sjdioguardi/status/7486696449

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  177. Honey Nut Cheerios is my favorite.

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  178. Following on twitter as ky2here1, please follow back if you can.

    Here's a tweet:

    http://twitter.com/ky2here1/status/7488674943

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  179. Cinnamon Toast Crunch is the only cereal I will actually eat for dinner.

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  180. I follow you on twitter as msbabypug

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  181. daily tweet for eats! http://twitter.com/hondaray6/status/7489929823

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  182. daily tweet, http://twitter.com/litehouse27/status/7492031220

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  183. My favorite is Honey Nut Cheerios and my boys favorite is Cocoa Puffs.

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  184. I tweeted: http://twitter.com/tomandmollyk/status/7492236168

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  185. I follow on twitter as tomandmollyk

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  186. I became a new follower on google friends.

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