Articles About General Mills

All Retro. Even Cereal and Games.

All Retro. Even Cereal and Games.

Every so often, I find the need to explain something “Obvious” to my kids. When I say “obvious” that refers to MY impression of it. Unfortunately, it’s a sign of my age and nothing more. To me, “dialing&# ...
Healthy Snacking Options

Healthy Snacking Options

It’s no secret that I haven’t been blogging much lately.  I’ve been pretty busy and finding time to blog has been difficult.  Aside from part time and freelance work, I’ve been focusing on my health and my weight whi ...
Resident Sous Chef

Resident Sous Chef

Anyone that knows me knows that I’m not the cook in the family. Actually, anyone that attended my wedding heard the priest tell the story of me burning the grilled cheese. My kids even joke that when the smoke detector is going off, m ...
Who Spilled the Milk? Not Me!

Who Spilled the Milk? Not Me!

Growing up with two brothers, being the one to get to pull the ‘prize’ out of the box of cereal was always such a treat.  I remember days of digging through the box to get to the bottom and grab it before either of my brothers. ...
Cereal, Cereal and More Cereal

Cereal, Cereal and More Cereal

Many, many, many years ago, we had a perpetual collection of cereal in our little apartment. Despite lacking the space to store it, I bought it… because it was cheap (or free). The area above the kitchen cabinets that normal people us ...
All About the Box Top

All About the Box Top

Reading Facebook can be pretty entertaining sometimes.  A friend announced that her son was searching their pantry for Box Tops so his class could win the pizza party.  I think it was originally posted as a warning that soon ...
Shop, Clip and Share for Your School

Shop, Clip and Share for Your School

When I was growing up, I remember the battle we had between who got to tear off the top to the cereal box and at what point. At the time, by turning in the entire top to the cereal box, we helped our school get things like playground or gym ...
Only Thing Better than a Good Movie

Only Thing Better than a Good Movie

Ever since the kids got old enough to sit through full-length motion pictures, we’ve been in heaven. If it’s a G-rated movie, chances are that we’ve been to see it… except for the occasional one that gets put on time ...
Not the Twigs and Sticks that I Expected

Not the Twigs and Sticks that I Expected

I’ve said it before, my mornings are a bit hectic. What mom doesn’t experience the madness of morning rush hour? I’m not referring to the the period of time that you sit in your car, I’m talking about the hour before ...
Who Stole the Lucky Charms?

Who Stole the Lucky Charms?

I have to believe that I’m not the only mom in the world that has a problem getting kids to agree to try new stuff.  Yes, they’ll “take just one bite” because we tell them they have to but they have their mind made u ...