Bring The Fun Back To The Breakfast Table! #StarWars @GeneralMills #Giveaway #Ad

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    I’m excited to announce that I have already purchased our family’s tickets to see the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens, during opening weekend in November.  I rarely geek out over any movie but this film is a favorite one from my childhood.  My husband and I are very eager to share our excitement over all of the original Star Wars characters with our boys and our nephews.  

    General Mills is helping to add to this nostalgic experience by bringing the Star Wars fun back to breakfast!  If you are like us, you remember the good old days when cereal boxes used to come with a prize inside of them.  Half of the fun was digging through the box for the prize or waiting until the box was finished to fish out whatever was inside.

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    We also want to get our kids excited about breakfast because it truly is the most important meal of the day.  Studies show that eating a balanced breakfast helps kids to perform better academically and provides them with the energy that they need to start their day.  General Mills has teamed up with Star Wars to not only bring the fun back into breakfast but also to celebrate the most anticipated movie of 2015!

    Each General Mills cereal is made with whole grain oats and contains at least 10g of whole grains per serving.  For a limited time, each specially marked box of Reese’s Puffs™, Mini Trix™, Honey Nut Cheerios™ and Cinnamon Toast Crunch™ will contain collectible droid view finders featuring exclusive scenes from the new Star Wars film.  Purchase specially marked General Mills cereal to collect a droid view finder.

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    You can now also download a coupon for 75 cents off your purchase of Big G Cereals.  I can’t imagine a better way to “Use the Force” and introduce an entirely new generation to the original Star Wars cast and characters!

Let’s Discuss:   When were you first introduced to Star Wars and how have you introduced your kids to the movies?

GIVEAWAY:

We are giving away $10 in Paypal Cash to help you purchase your own box of General Mills Cereal to start your droid view finder collection!a Rafflecopter giveaway

Disclosure: This is a sponsored campaign created in collaboration with General Mills. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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Comments

  1. I love your post! Yummy breakfast!

  2. I don’t remember how I was introduced. I introduce my son by getting him a LEGO Star Wars toy set.

  3. I entered your Shutterfly gift card giveaway.

  4. Seyma Shabbir says

    I was introduced to Star Ware in my teens. We watch Star Wars together with the kids and they love Lego, star wars on Xbox also!

  5. Seyma Shabbir says
  6. I saw the first Star Wars movie with my sisters when we were MUCH younger. My kids watched it on DVD.

  7. The original Star Wars came out before my children were born. My kids enjoyed watching the films at home when they were small.

  8. Tari Lawson says

    Honestly, I remember all the hype when Star Wars first came out. However, I have never seen any of the movies. My son somehow likes Star Wars despite my lack of knowledge or ever showing it to him. I think he has seen it at a friend’s house.

  9. I remember seeing the first star wars in the theater. When my daughters were in elementary school, we told them about the movie and watched it together.

  10. My Grandson and his Dad are huge Star Wars fans. Next ime the little one comes to stay… I am getting him a box of this cereal. Probably Trix!

  11. I saw the first Star Wars movie when it came out in the theaters with my friends. My daughter got introduced to the Star Wars movies when she saw them at home when my husband watched them.

  12. Jennifer Rote says

    I went to the drive in with my parents for my 1st Star Wars movie. I get the dvds to share with my son.

  13. I was introduced to star wars in my late teens, and my family have watched the DVDs a lot.

  14. Debbi Wellenstein says

    I was first introduced to Star Wars when the movies were first released. We bought the movies on video, and that’s how our children were introduced to Star Wars. My grandchildren love Star Wars, too!

  15. Gina M (Wild Orchid) says

    I was introduced to them as a pre-teen by my parents. My son now loves anything and everything star wars, and can’t wait for the movie to come out.

    Entered the Rafflecopter as “Wild Orchid”

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  16. It has been so long since I was introduced to Star Wars that I don’t remember. I also don’t remember how my daughter was introduced to it or even if she was (she is 40 years old)

  17. Catherine S says

    I remember going to see Star Wars as family when I was a kid. It was also my sons first movie theater experience when he was 3.

  18. My boyfriend introduced me to Star Wars. I was never really into it before him, but then I saw the movies and was hooked

  19. Star Wars, my kids are so excited to see this on. Love the treat inside th ceral box. I didn’t know they still do that. One of my favorite thing as a kid was getting the toy from the box. Great giveaway

  20. I hate to admit I’m not a huge Star Wars fan. I am, though, a huge fan of General Mills cereals and love looking for prizes in the boxes!

  21. I showed the cereal boxes and viewers to my boyfriend and he says we need to head to the supermarket asap. Fans will go crazy for this!

  22. I have not introduced Star Wars to my girls. I am not sure they would like it.

  23. We went to the movies together that is how we all got introduced to them.

  24. I was first introduced because I went to see Star Wars as a kid. We introduced our kids to it in Disney World!

  25. I just loved the music lol

  26. When I was little, Return of the Jedi was one of the first movies I saw in a theater, and I was hooked on Star Wars after that.

  27. My family is a huge fan of Star Wars. I think I was in high school when the first movie was shown.

  28. I agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Kids would surely love having their cereals for breakfast not only because they are nutritious and yummy, but because they also get to have a Star Wars toy.

  29. I loved getting things inside cereal boxes!

  30. I was introduced by my husband. I never really cared enough to watch them when I was younger. But now we have introduced the movies to our 6 year old, and he is obsessed!!

  31. I was introduced when one of the movies came out when I was about 10.

  32. I was first introduced to Star Wars when I was about ten and went to see the movie with my cousin. I would introduce my kids to the movies by watching them together.

  33. CourtneyLynne says

    What?!?!? Star Wars trix?!?! Definitely going to be buying that!

  34. My son is not a cereal fan, but he will be begging for these when he sees them. He is a HUGE Star Wars Fan.

  35. Sarah Hayes says

    We watched the movies growing up. My daughter’s dad is a fan and has introduced her to them.

  36. We love breakfast at our house. Star Wars is pretty cool too!

  37. Brittney House says

    I watched episode one when I was younger. I have bought my kids the DVDs to watch.

  38. Richard Hicks says

    I remember seeing the first one when I was very little. I loved it and have seen all of them Kids will get to see this new one for the first time

  39. Tanya White says

    I was introduced to Star Wars as a child and my husband introduced the kids to the movies.

  40. We haven’t introduced it to our kiddos yet, they are still too young.

  41. beth shepherd says

    My husband first introduced it to me many moons ago. My son is now a fan. Thank you

  42. I watched it when if first came out in 1977. I always loved science fiction. I introduced my daughter to it on VHS but she was never that into it.

  43. I was first introduced to Star Wars when I was a young adult. I wasn’t interested a small child. I have yet to introduce it to my daughter as I am not sure she will be into it but with the new movie coming out, it may be a good time to start.

    kport207 at gmail dot com

  44. I remember seeing Star Wars as a child and liking certain characters. We have played Star Wars for my kids.

  45. amy guillaume linderman says

    I saw Star Wars when I was 7. My kids first watched Star Wars when they were about that age. They love it now!

  46. Leigh Anne Borders says

    I grew up watching this with my father so when I had boys I was on a mission to introduce them to it as well. Thanks to the cartoons, my son has been exposed to it so far.

  47. I remember seeing the first movie with my Grandfather. No kids of my own.
    Thanks for the contest.

  48. rich morris says

    I grew up watching Star Wars and then reading the books!

  49. Oh I watched Star Wars and have enjoyed all of them. So fun to be able to share it with Carter now! We are so excited to see it. He loves Yoda!

  50. Megan Cummings says

    I remember watching with my dad, it was always something we could bond over.

  51. soha molina says

    I knew it in 1976. I introduced my daughter to it at age 10. So three years ago. She is a big fan now.

  52. Shakeia Rieux says

    I was first introduced to Star Wars when I got with my husband.I don’t have kids

  53. Shakeia Rieux says

    I entered the Ninja Coffee Bar Brewer giveaway

  54. I was introduced since I had older brothers. I do not have kids.

  55. I will show my daughter the movies once she is older.

  56. I saw it in the theater originally, like 6 times, no kids

  57. susan smoaks says

    I was introduced to Star Wars when I was a kid. My kids love it now too.

  58. Richard Hicks says

    entered this giveaway

    KRUPS SAVOY EC314 Coffee Maker (ARV $79.99

  59. Tina Reynolds says

    I was introduced a little over 10 years when I met and married my husband 😉

  60. We went to see the first Star Wars on my 12th birthday. We played the DVDs for our kids when we thought they were old enough. I’m not sure of the age, but I know it was less than 12.

  61. Carolyn Daley says

    I was introduced to Star Wars when I was a little kid. I do not have kids yet, but I would probably show them in the order they were released unless my kids find out about Luke’s father prior to seeing the movies in which case I would start with the prequels first.

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