Last week we featured Lucky Charms and Trix.. this week we are featuring Cinnamon Toast Crunch (one of my favorites!) and Honey Nut Cheerios.. in case you missed last weeks giveaway here is the scoop and your chance to win:
Last year we celebrated with giveaways and this year Mom Fuse will be giving away a Retro Prize Pack each week for a few weeks while we feature some fun facts about our favorite cereals! General Mills was kind enough to provide us with a box of each of the five cereals and a $10 Target Gift Card for the promotion.
While supplies last, Target stores nationwide will carry five limited-edition General Mills Big G cereal boxes featuring fun “Retro” package designs and cartoons from the 50s, 60s and 80s. This year, the packaging was chosen based on a national survey conducted by General Mills, which asked consumers to pick their favorite Retro package designs. The top packages chosen include Cheerios® (1956), Trix® (1968), Honey Nut Cheerios® (1984), Cinnamon Toast Crunch® (1984) and Lucky Charms® (1989).
1984- Honey Nut Cheerios & Cinnamon Toast Crunch
- #1 Song: “When Doves Cry” – Prince
- The Cosby Show debuts on NBC. The sitcom is widely considered the most popular show of the 1980
- Vanessa Williams becomes first African American Miss America
- Mary Lou Retton wins two gold, two silver and two bronze Olympic medals
- The Space Shuttle Discovery takes off on its maiden voyage
- Ronald Reagan defeats Walter Mondale with 59% of the popular vote, the highest since Richard Nixon’s 61% victory in 1972.
- Reagan carries 49 states in the electoral college; Mondale wins only his home state of Minnesota by a mere 3,761 vote margin and the District of Columbia
Popular Fads/Products etc:
- The Apple Macintosh is introduced
- The Band Aid single is released
- Stonewashed jeans are introduced
The package promotion on each of the cereal boxes features Retro cartoons. For more “Retro” fun, you can go to www.grocerysavvy.com and view some cartoons from the past, while enjoying a fun morning with family and friends over breakfast.
This giveaway has ended.
This week 2 winners will be chosen and each will receive 1 package of each of the five limited edition boxes of General Mills Big G cereals and a $10 Target Gift Card
Visit Grocery Savvy, view some of the classics and leave a comment below telling us why you want to win.
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