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Rice Krispies Treats For Toys (Giveaway!)

 

 

One of my favorite part about this time of the year are all of the holiday traditions. You know, like the family dinners. Or hanging the lights outside of the house while my clumsy butt tries not to fall off of the ladder. Or walking into a store the day after Halloween, seeing Christmas merchandise already out on display, and muttering to myself that it’s way too soon for that stuff.  Yup, I do love this festive season. And in the spirit of traditions, my good friends at Kellogg’s are celebrating the fifth annual Rice Krispies #TreatsForToys program!

They have once again partnered with The Salvation Army to encourage Canadian families to create a toy-shaped Rice Krispies treat and submit a photo on TreatsforToys.ca or share it in social media using the hashtag #TreatsforToys. Then, for every photo uploaded or shared on social, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies will donate $20 to The Salvation Army for the purchase of a toy for a Canadian child in need during the holidays.  They’re also issuing a new challenge, if you’re down for it – include a moving part into your toy shaped treat (don’t worry, you’re still cool if you don’t)!

To help spread the word, Kellogg’s sent me the following package (not the tree, though! That’s ours, and was used for artistic decor. Feel free to go “ooh” and “ahh”. Or not. Probably not), so my family could make their own delicious toy creations:

I let B and J do the honours.

And after me constantly telling them to stop sucking on the icing and eating all of the ingredients much hard work, here are their Rice Krispies “Mastoypieces”. Yes, I made that word up. Anyway, we weren’t able to incorporate any moving parts, unless you consider heaping globs of gooey icing dripping down as moving parts:

A half eaten car by B.

A princess by J.

 

Make. Share. Give.

Simple, right?

And to make it even simpler, how about I give you the same package that I got from Kellogg’s? Enter the contest below for your chance to win a prize pack!

 

Kellogg’s Rice Krispies #TreatsforToys Giveaway

DATES –  Giveaway closes at 11:59PM on December 7, 2017

ELIGIBILITY – Open to all residents of Canada, except for Quebec.

TO ENTER –  Use the form below to complete the mandatory and optional entries, for your chance to win

 

 

 

Giveaway – Hip Hop Into Spring With Kellogg’s Rice Krispies!

 Spring is definitely my favorite season.  After a long, cold, dreary winter, things just feel more exciting this time of the year.

And speaking of eggciting (Haha, you see what I did there? Hey, what do you mean you hate puns?), Easter is also just around the corner. As such, my good friends at Kellogg’s, with a little help from the Easter Bunny, had this sweet package delivered to my doorstep:

J was not included in the package.

The new Spring Edition Rice Krispies Squares Bars put a spring in my step when I tried them (what do you mean you still hate puns?). B, J and yours truly also enjoyed using the new Spring Edition Rice Krispies Cereal to make some eggstraordinarily (Ok, ok, I’ll stop) gooey treats!

An egg by B.

An egg’s nest by J.

A ‘WTF is this supposed to be?’ by me. It didn’t go eggsactly as planned, clearly.

Be sure to hip-hop on over (I’m sorry, I have a pun problem, I know. Please don’t eggnore the rest of the post) to the Yummy Recipes – Special Occasions section on www.ricekrispies.ca, and the Rice Krispies Canada Pinterest Page at pinterest.com/RiceKrispiesCA/ for your own treat-making inspiration.

Aight, no more yolkin’ around. Let’s get crackin’ on a giveaway. Omelettin’ you have a chance to win the same package of Easter goodness that I received from Kellogg’s! Just fill out the entry form below, no further eggsplanation needed.

KELLOGG’S SPRING PRIZE PACK!

DATES –  Giveaway closes at 11:59PM on April 23, 2017.

ELIGIBILITY – Open to all residents of Canada, except for Quebec.

TO ENTER –  Use the form below to complete the mandatory and optional entries, for your chance to win.

GOOD LUCK!

 

Giveaway! Kellogg’s Rings In The New Year With Tasty New Products

What up, peeps!

Hopefully 2017 is off to a great start for you.

In our house, the addition of baby KJ has made things a lot more interesting….and busier.  It’s crazy how much stuff you forget, when you already have a child (or children), but then add another. I sucked at changing diapers, for example, and, unfortunately for KJ, I’m realizing that this is still the case.

Speaking of additions (#awkwardtransition),  Kellogg’s has added eight new babies to their lineup of products!  From quinoa and dark chocolate to mixed nuts and real fruit pieces, these products feature appealing flavours to meet the needs of Canadians consumers.

First up, Kellogg’s Special K Nourish has two new varieties, Mixed Berries and Dark Chocolate Coconut. A high source of fibre, Nourish granolas are deliciously crispy and feature popped quinoa, puffed rice, wheat and toasted oats combined with real, visible ingredients.

Next, Kellogg’s All-Bran line has some offerings. Granola – Cranberry Almond is filled with real raisins, cranberries and almonds. This new granola is a particular favourite of B an J. As well,  Kellogg’s All-Bran Multi-Grain Crunch cereal, with six grams of fibre per serving, including psyllium fibre, is ideal for helping Canadians lower cholesterol, maintain a healthy body weight and promote digestive health.

I personally am a big fan of bars, and Kellogg’s is busting out three fresh ones, for the lineup. Special K Nourish Coconut Cashew & Dark Chocolate and Caramel, Sea Salt & Mixed Nuts bars are made with no artificial flavours or colours, and feature quinoa and gluten-free oats. 

Kellogg’s Vector Protein Trail Mix Bars contain a delicious combination of cranberries, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, and peanuts. Partially dipped in a smooth, chocolatey coating and containing 10 grams of protein per serving, these new Vector Protein bars help satisfy hunger and provide energy.

Finally (and this is the one that made me react like an NBA benchwarmer after someone makes an amazing play during a game), Pringle’s Ketchup chips are a real thing. A real, delicious, glorious thing.

Now, fortunately for yours truly, my good friends at Kellogg’s sent my family all of these products to try.

What’s that, you say? You want to see the same picture, but with B and J in it, wearing fedoras, and making goofy faces? I don’t know why you want to see that, but OK!

Anyway,  after putting them to a vigorous taste test, I can vouch for all of them. You won’t be disappointed, in their yumminess, so be sure to give ’em a try!

Alight, giveaway time. Enter below, for your chance to win a prize pack containing all of the new products that I mentioned!

KELLOGG’S NEW PRODUCTS PRIZE PACK!

DATES –  Giveaway closes at 11:59PM on February 12, 2017.

ELIGIBILITY – Open to all residents of Canada, except for Quebec.

TO ENTER –  Use the form below to complete the mandatory and optional entries, for your chance to win.

GOOD LUCK AND HAPPY SNACKING!

Giveaway! Be Back-to-School Ready with Kellogg Canada’s Latest Products!

Back-to-School Prize Pack

It’s September, which means that a new school year is just around the corner. In our house, this is a particularly exciting time, as J is going to be entering kindergarten!

Now, being a bit of a foodie, J has spent the summer endlessly talking about the different, elaborate foods that she wants in her lunch at school. I’m really going to have to step my lunchbox snack game up, to satisfy her palate!

Speaking of which, my friends at Kellogg’s have also stepped their snack game up, by introducing some exciting new products:  Nutri-Grain Fruit & Nut Medley Bars and Rice Krispies Squares Brown Rice Bars!

 As the name implies, Fruit & Nut Medley Bars are a wholesome blend of fruit, nuts, crispy puffed rice and whole grain gluten-free oats. Available in two delicious flavours, Orchard Cherries & Almonds and Harvest Blueberries & Mixed Nuts, these are bars are a perfect snack for anytime in the day.

Rice Krispies Squares Brown Rice Bars are a new twist on the gooey delicious treat that we know and love. Made with the nutritional goodness of brown rice, these bars are low in saturated fat, trans fat free, contain no artificial colours and provide 8g of whole grain per serving (20g). I’m sure these bad boys will be making an appearance in both of my kids’ lunches this year.

Fortunately for myself, Kellogg’s sent me all of these bars to try, so I’ll vouch for their tastiness.

Fortunately for one lucky reader, I want to hook you up like I got hooked up. Enter below, for your chance  to win a prize pack!

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J does not come with the prize pack, but everything else pictured does!

DATES –  Giveaway closes at 11:59PM on September 22, 2016.

ELIGIBILITY – Open to all residents of Canada, except for Quebec.

TO ENTER –  Use the form below to complete the mandatory and optional entries, for your chance to win.

Non-Biased, Unaffiliated Product Review – Kellogg’s Fun Pack Cereals!

Ahhh,  fun packs.  Those single serving sized boxes of cereal where  the box somehow functions as a bowl!

Man, back in the day, many a Saturday morning was spent chomping down on these and watching Saved By The Bell/California Dreams/Hammerman/Soul Train/ whatever. Who cared what was on, as long as I got my Froot Loops on, homey!

Nowadays, since I’m kinda lazy K and I are really busy most of the time, we are always looking for quick and easy ideas for the kids to have for breakfast, that they’ll actually eat. While out shopping recently,  Kellogg’s  Fun Pack Cereals were on sale, so I bought a package, for the first time in years. How’d they go over with the fam, you ask?

Well…here is my non-biased, unaffiliated with Kellogg’s  review!

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Now, when I was a kid, there was one thing that bugged me about fun packs: they would come in packages of 8 or 10 boxes, but it always seemed like for every one box of deliciousness, there would be two boxes of Crappios or Lame Flakes, or something like that. This wasn’t the case with  Kellogg’s Fun Pack Cereals, however. All of the boxes were proven winners. Frosted Flakes + Froot Loops + Corn Pops + Rice Krispies = edible supergroup.

Another good thing was the variety. B and J like Rice Krispies, for example, but they won’t eat a whole box of Rice Krispies, if that’s the only option.   With Kellogg’s Fun Pack Cereals, if they got bored of one flavour, there were still  three other choices, and only two little boxes of each. This  is perfect  for kids like mine, who have the attention span of a…. I don’t know. Something with a short attention span, I’ve  lost interest in trying to think of a comparison.  Regardless, you get all of the benefits of eating cereal without committing to a big box of it!  If fun packs were people, they would be side pieces! Or booty calls!

Amiright, Drake?

 

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Shut up, Mike.

 

Sorry, Drake.

 

Anyways, no doubt, I was feeling pretty good about this purchase…..and then the taste test happened.

It was an early morning and I was sleeping. I’m pretty sure B came into our room and asked if he could have some cereal. I groggily said yes then went back to sleep. Yeah, I realize that I wrote about this type of occurrence before, and that it never ends well.

This time, however?

B went downstairs, helped himself to a box of Corn Pops, carefully opened it up into its bowl shape, added some milk, went to the table, quietly ate every crumb, and then disposed of the box bowl in the garbage. The end.

 

Well...no, I guess not.

 

C’mon, man!

Of course that didn’t happen.

Remember what I said, about the variety, and the kids having short attention spans? B and J apparently couldn’t decide on just one box, so they opened all eight. And not just opened. They took  them up to the playroom, and the ones that they didn’t finish eating (which was almost every box ) they dumped out, all over the floor.  You know, because that totally makes sense. Don’t worry, they made sure to walk on them, too, just to really grind the flakes, balls and loops into the carpet. It looked like a freakin’ Kellogg’s factory exploded in there. It was like the room got hit by a Cerealnado. Yeah, that’s right, a Cerealnado.  Hey, Tara Reid and Ian Ziering, have I got a movie idea for you!

Apparently, all of those fun packs didn’t exactly give B any energy, either. When I told him that he had to clean up all of the mess, he dutifully picked up a few pieces of Frosted Flakes and Rice Krispies. Then, when he realized the scope of the job, and how long it would take,  he tried to come up with some shortcuts to make it go faster.  Bless his lazy little heart. THEN, when those didn’t work (toy cars and books make horrible brooms, go figure),  he complained that his arms were tired and refused to do any more.  This all happened in a span of  five minutes, by the way, but he was whining about his arms like he just completed a CrossFit workout.   J, to her credit, tried to eat up the mess, but eventually she gave up/got full/lost interest.

NON-BIASED UNAFFILIATED WITH KELLOGG’S CONCLUSION

If you’re looking for quick, easy breakfast/snack ideas for the kids, you could do a lot worse than giving them Kellogg’s Fun Pack Cereals. My kids liked the Froot Loops the most. There was a trail of loops from the pantry to the stairs, and hardly any in the playroom. This indicates that they were most hyped up to chow down on those first. The one con with these fun packs is that they are a  pain to try and vacuum up when your kids pour them out on the floor. You probably won’t have that problem, though. You probably don’t have most of my parenting problems.

Nonetheless, on a scale of  confused Garry Moores talking to Tony The Tigers, I’ll give this product  4 Garrys and Tonys out of 4.

 

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