Thursday, April 26, 2012

Cheerios 2-Box Package Giveaway

My family loves Cheerios.  Every time I see a sale on them at Publix, I find the highest-value coupons for Cheerios that are available and get as many as I can.  By combining the Publix sale with the coupons, I can often get a medium-sized box of Cheerios for $1.50 or less.

But if you don't want to use coupons, another way to get Cheerios for cheap is to shop at a warehouse store like Sam's Club, Costco, or BJ's.  But at those stores, Cheerios are often sold in gigantic boxes that are simply too big for an invidiual, a couple, or even a small family.

If your family doesn't devour Cheerios like mine does, I have good news for you: Cheerios now has a new 2 box Cheerios packaging format makes Cheerios an even better purchase! You can cheer on the value by purchasing the new 2 box Cheerios packages in Club! 

Here's some interesting information about the new 2 box packages:
  • New 2 box Cheerios contains two individual boxes, making them easier to store and easier to pour!
  • By reducing the amount of air in each individual bag, these enhanced containers fit 10% more cereal than before and use less packaging.
  • While each box contains more cereal, packaging material has been reduced by over 200,000 lbs, saving 1,000 trees and taking 130 Cheerios trucks of the road, and decreasing CO2 emission.
Check out this video about the new Cheerios packaging:

Would you like to try out the new 2 Box Cheerios package? Check your local Sam's Club, Costco, or BJ's.

Or would you like to try it for free?

Frugal Follies is hosting a giveaway for 2 packages of the new 2 Box Cheerios package (4 boxes total)!

To enter, use the Rafflecopter below!  The giveaway is open to US residents aged 18 and older. This giveaway will end on Friday, May 18th, at 12:01 am Eastern time.  If you are the winner, I  will contact you shortly thereafter, and you will have 72 hours to respond.  If you do not respond within that time, your entry will be  declared invalid and a new winner will be chosen.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

(Disclosure: Cheerios® cereal, information, and giveaway have been provided by General Mills through MyBlogSpark. Please see my disclosure policy for more information.)


Marsha Cooper April 27, 2012 at 12:43 AM  

The 2 boxes together would be of help to my family because hubby can't have sugar and he eats a lot of Cheerios. Not only that but it's also a favorite of the grandkids.

Rachel April 27, 2012 at 1:45 AM  

This will benefit my family because 2 bags will help them to not go stale
Azrael Robertson
malibu311 at gmail dot com

Isaiahsmom April 27, 2012 at 2:36 AM  

I like that it has 2 boxes instead of one. Will last longer before I have to buy more.

Anonymous,  April 27, 2012 at 8:21 AM  

The two boxes will keep the Cheerios fresh longer..yea!



Andrea April 27, 2012 at 7:44 PM  

Cheerios are the only cereal I eat, so this new packaging will keep me supplies for a longer time!

bhoppe76 April 27, 2012 at 9:47 PM  

The two boxes will keep the Cheerios fresh longer

judy gregory,  April 28, 2012 at 11:54 AM  

the two bags will make for easier storage in my tiny kitchen

mweyant April 28, 2012 at 2:51 PM  

The new 2 box Cheerios packaging benefit my family and me by saving us some money as we can get more for our money. It will also keep us from running out of Cheerios.

Unknown April 28, 2012 at 3:19 PM  

We eat a lot so it will save money and trips to the store
teressaoliver at gmail dot com

Shannon April 28, 2012 at 4:00 PM  

It would help us because we are on a low monthly food budget and this would help us out greatly. We wouldn't have to spend it on cereal, we would be able to buy other foods instead.
Shannon Pickin
imthenumber1brat at yahoo dot com

Ravyn Jazper-Hawke April 28, 2012 at 4:55 PM  

We haven't had cereal in the house for months because it hasn't been on sale. This would help us remember to eat breakfast again! :D

Unknown April 28, 2012 at 4:57 PM  

The new 2 box Cheerios packaging would benefit our family by having less waste to carry off.

Kris April 28, 2012 at 5:11 PM  

Everyone loves eating cereal, so it would be nice to not have to buy some for a few days

Kelly N. April 28, 2012 at 6:09 PM  

How will the new 2 box Cheerios packaging benefit you and your family?

dont know yet..sounds good

kelly nicholson

Anonymous,  April 28, 2012 at 7:31 PM  

My husband loves Cherrios. He has diabetes and this works great for him.

LORI WOLFE,  April 28, 2012 at 9:55 PM  

The new packaging will help with storage in our house.

daniel thornton April 28, 2012 at 10:12 PM  

This will help my family because I like cheerios and the packaging saves tress.


GW April 28, 2012 at 10:19 PM  

We love to eat cereal for breakfast,imagine not buying it

Anonymous,  April 28, 2012 at 11:18 PM  

I'll have more for my family. We all love Cheerios.

Tracey.A April 29, 2012 at 3:36 AM  

The way my kids eat cereal, this packaging would be great, no more arguing about who ate what, they can share

Brandy Batson,  April 29, 2012 at 9:32 AM  

My grandpa had his stomach stapled in the 80's. it got gaingreen in it and since then he can eat very little and loves cheerios .so He will enjoy this very much.

Katie April 29, 2012 at 9:42 AM  

I love Cheerios, but my husband isn't as a big of a fan. I can easily go through one box before it goes stale, but not quite two. Plus we can keep one in our pantry and one in storage above the cabinets since we live in an apartment with limited kitchen space.

kneser at gmail dot com

Jolene Beiler (,  April 29, 2012 at 6:33 PM  

Cheerios are a staple in our house. My toddler loves them & my baby will be able to start eating them soon. Would love to win this as it would help out w/ groceries!

LesleyfromWI April 29, 2012 at 11:20 PM  

My son loves Cheerios & this would help save space.

lfuchs1 at wi. rr. com

carlaboo11 April 30, 2012 at 1:31 AM  

would benefit my family because less packaging means healthier planet
carla garcia

Selinda,  April 30, 2012 at 7:02 AM  

I love that they will stay fresh longer!


selinda_mccumbers at

Kendra April 30, 2012 at 10:50 AM  

Getting this prize would save on the grocery bill! kkrebs2010 at gmail dot com

BargainFun May 1, 2012 at 10:38 AM  

We go through so much cheerios it's the only cereal my little guy will eat !

Jay,  May 1, 2012 at 11:20 AM  

This would benefit us b/c with 4 little ones we go through cereal like crazy. The 2 boxes would help us.

Anonymous,  May 1, 2012 at 11:53 AM  

We all love Cheerios, so it would keep me from going to the store quite as much.

Pixel Berry May 1, 2012 at 11:54 PM  

This giveaway is amazing! My family's favorite cereal is, in fact, Cheerios. We go through it by the box. Thus, a 2-box package is grand because it will last us twice as long. Thanks so much!

Mitzi Matata,  May 2, 2012 at 5:04 AM  

My dog wouldn't eat the cheerios that my triplets would throw to him from the high chairs. He got SO sick of them after the first week that, 10 years later, he still won't touch them. And this dog will eat ANYTHING!

puye May 2, 2012 at 5:12 PM  

This will benefit my family because 2 bags will help them to not go stale

Janet W. May 2, 2012 at 6:37 PM  

This will benefit us because they are easier to pour!
Rafflecopter name is Janet W.

peppersalt May 2, 2012 at 7:12 PM  

Cheerios is the only cereal my granddaughter wants and this would last awhile.

Linda May 3, 2012 at 10:55 AM  

We eat Cheerios everyday, the 2 boxes will last longer.

EMMAHORTON May 3, 2012 at 12:05 PM  



1porkchop May 3, 2012 at 7:56 PM  

I like that it will stay fresh longer, but I go through them so quickly I do not anticpate freshness issues. -1porkchop

Unknown May 4, 2012 at 12:04 AM  

The two boxes will keep the Cheerios fresh longer.
Geri Sandoval
heartnsoulcooking at gmail dot com

Amy V May 4, 2012 at 11:55 AM  

this will benefit my family because it won't go stale.

amy v

annae07 at aol dot com

Anonymous,  May 4, 2012 at 4:03 PM  

it will mean less trips to the market

sweepmom May 4, 2012 at 6:49 PM  

My family goes through a lot of cereal. Winning this will save me money and satisfy my husband's healthy cereal needs.

Janice,  May 5, 2012 at 10:25 PM  

it means more cereal (that'll last us longer) without taking as much space


Melissa Shirley May 6, 2012 at 5:05 PM  

The new packages will help the cereal stay fesh longer. This will help in my family because we eat a lot of cereal.

Miss Sarah May 6, 2012 at 5:08 PM  

Two boxes would help the Cheerios to last (a little) longer at our house. :)

Thanks for the giveaway!

Anonymous,  May 7, 2012 at 7:36 PM  

Cheerios are Heart Healthy and yummy (even without that sugar)

Anonymous,  May 8, 2012 at 12:12 AM  

Cheerios are delicious and so good for you. My son and I are trying to eat healthier and this would definately help us awhile. Thanks for the chance to win!

Marthalynn May 8, 2012 at 10:54 AM  

My son eats Cheerios almost every single day, so this would definitely benefit him! marthalynn16 at gmail

Brooke Adametz,  May 8, 2012 at 10:59 AM  

Winning this prize would save us a little bit of money!

Anonymous,  May 8, 2012 at 9:17 PM  

My toddler eats Cheerios like they are going out of style. This would be great!

Ashley H May 9, 2012 at 10:57 AM  

we love cheerios! these 2 packs would benefit us from going to the store as often! thanks

rebecca May 9, 2012 at 1:44 PM  

I love Cheerios! BUT the baby and I are the only ones, so the new 2 boxes idea will be great for me! rebecca j m

Unknown May 9, 2012 at 3:50 PM  

I have a large family so having 2 bags in one box would be awesome to have.

Peggy Damon May 10, 2012 at 4:33 PM  

easier to store, even though it's more of it


lorialcorn2006 May 11, 2012 at 11:13 AM  

they will keep and be fresh longer and Ill not have to worry about running out of them

dmoniz1980 May 11, 2012 at 12:11 PM  

it will help the ozone layer which definitely helps our family

Ashley May 11, 2012 at 1:04 PM  

The new packaging will benefit my family because the cheerios will stay fresher and we will get 10 percent more.

*Brittany C* May 11, 2012 at 10:08 PM  

The 2 box Cheerios packaging would help my family because I have a 11 month old her loves cheerios, and my daughter also eats Cheerios almost everyday before school! Thanks for the giveaway!

Gina M (crave to save) May 12, 2012 at 12:15 PM  

The new packaging would be great because it takes up less space. Thanks for the chance to win!

gina.m.maddox (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Anonymous,  May 12, 2012 at 11:04 PM  

It will make storing cereal much easier. I ahve a tiny pantry.
kathy f
mknkids at yahoo dot com

JTOWNCRAZY May 13, 2012 at 8:41 AM  

This is the only kind of cereal my kids will eat. They love it and I will love that I will not have to buy as often with the new packaging.

Anonymous,  May 13, 2012 at 10:57 AM  

My dad eats tons of cereals, and always picks up at least two boxes of cheerios, his favorite!

Lily Sheng
lsheng at live dot com

Melanie May 13, 2012 at 2:37 PM  

We have 4 kids, including a baby who really doesn't eat many other kinds of cereals. It will save us money to get these boxes...and it rocks that they take up less space!

melflem at gmail dot com

Randi S May 14, 2012 at 8:48 AM  

We just moved into a house with no pantry, and limited cabinet space...needless to say this will be much better for us!!!

Maggie M.-,  May 14, 2012 at 9:42 AM  

Anything that will help the cereal stay fresher longer in a plus in my book! Thanks!

Anonymous,  May 15, 2012 at 9:55 AM  

If I won this I would start eating and enjoying cheerios again. I haven't had any in years (I don't go to the grocery store, myself).

Donna Horton,  May 15, 2012 at 1:15 PM  

My husband eats lots of Cheerios. This is usually is evening snack before bed. Anything that I can get in smaller packaging at a value price is good because he is not real good about closing packages well and if I do not check behind him often we end up with stale Cheerios. Such a waste.

Anonymous,  May 15, 2012 at 2:42 PM  

My whole family loves cheerios! So the more the better, plus I read that it saves cabinet space.

Brandi May 15, 2012 at 2:57 PM  

I have 2 kids and I'm having a baby on Monday. We could use these Cheerios!


Lisa May 15, 2012 at 8:12 PM  

We go through Cereal so fast this would really help us out on our low budget!


Becca Ann May 16, 2012 at 12:08 PM  

on the weekends there are 5 kids running around the house.. we go through lots of cereal

Jessica May 16, 2012 at 3:47 PM  

This is wonderful because we eat alot of cheerios!

Jessica Hays

jessicaahays at

Naina,  May 16, 2012 at 4:33 PM  

We love cheerios. These boxes will save some money. We biy a lot of cheerios. ~Wisdompays50(at)

ltlbitone May 16, 2012 at 5:41 PM  

Sounds like it will save me from going to the store so often..

ltlbit1 at hotmail dot com

Rachael Sutton May 16, 2012 at 10:42 PM  

The Cheerios will last longer and stay fresher longer! Thanks for the giveaway!

-Rachael Henzman

Unknown May 16, 2012 at 10:48 PM  

it would help us with cereal and i wouldnt have to make a trip to the store as quick

Unknown May 16, 2012 at 11:06 PM  

It's the perfect snack... now one for home and one for the car... my girls eat em like crazy

Erica G May 16, 2012 at 11:37 PM  

It would help because I could keep one at home and take one to grandma's for my kids.

ckfrrt May 17, 2012 at 1:08 AM  

Two bags would keep them fresher longer it never fails one of the kids never closes the bag.
carolkfoster at comcast dot net

Simba1133 May 17, 2012 at 1:08 AM  

the two package box will not be real ideal for my family, we dont eat a whole lot of regular cherrios so we will still buy smaller single boxes and save space in the pantry.
Andrea DuVall
Simba1133 at oldschool america on line c o m

Anonymous,  May 17, 2012 at 1:39 AM  

My family goes through it's fair share of dry breakfast cereals so the new packaging will save us time in shopping less.
repose4jr at gmail dot com

Sue C. May 17, 2012 at 5:44 AM  

We're big fans of Cheerios so this would be a great win. The smaller boxes will fit better on the cereal shelf and will be easier to recycle.


Allyson Bossie May 17, 2012 at 9:07 AM  

I personally like the fact that it holds two bags in stead of one so they don't get state. However, I really like the reduced packaging. I am all about loving mother earth and reducing our landfills
masugr at yahoo dot com

Gale Nelson May 17, 2012 at 9:27 AM  

we go through a lot of cheerios at this house so I am sure it would save money.

Anonymous,  May 17, 2012 at 12:47 PM  

It;s like a bulk purchase and it is space-saving!

Anonymous,  May 17, 2012 at 12:58 PM  

my son loves to eat Cheerios as a snack before bed.

Dawn Reid May 17, 2012 at 1:28 PM  

Will last longer before I have to buy more.
dawn reid

Gaines7 May 17, 2012 at 1:49 PM  

Hello, how are you? Thank you for this opportunity. We enjoy eating Cheerios here at home.

Amy delong May 17, 2012 at 4:25 PM  

my kids love cheerios and they eat a lot of it,would help our food budget

Annmarie Weeks May 17, 2012 at 5:06 PM  

We go through a lot of Cheerios, so the 2 boxes will be more conveniently than juggling the single boxes!

Terri Menke,  May 17, 2012 at 5:44 PM  

It will take up less space. My kids go through ALOT of cereal!

Teresa Thompson May 17, 2012 at 9:29 PM  

They would be fresher longer and its family size. My granddaugthers snack on cheerios constantly. Teresa Thompson

Anonymous,  May 17, 2012 at 9:53 PM  

Free Cheerios would help with our limited grocery budget!

Sand May 17, 2012 at 10:26 PM  

It will benefit my family as we eat Cheerios daily!

ATREAU at GMAIL dotcom.

Ken May 17, 2012 at 10:55 PM  

Cheerios has been one of my favorite cereals for as long as i xan remember. With milk or just dry as a snack, delicious.

Ken J

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