7.19.2009

Chex Mix Bars: Review and a Giveaway!

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*This giveaway is over! Thanks to all who entered!*

I am always on the search for a sweet, delicious, and healthy snack to go along with my morning coffee. I think I have found the perfect candidate!

I recently had the opportunity to sample 2 boxes of Chex Mix Bars courtesy for MyBlogSpark. These snack bars are the perfect mixture of salty and sweet, containing Chex pieces, pretzels, peanuts, caramel and chocolate. Those ingredients satisfy my sweet and delicious requirements! And if you can believe it, these bars have less than 150 calories and provide at least 8 grams of whole grain per serving! So I was able to enjoy these without feeling guilty, always an important feature in any snack I choose.

The Verdict
: Chex Mix Bars are the perfect snack to satisfy my sweet tooth, and at only 150 calories they will leave you feeling satisfied but also guilt-free. One word of caution - the chocolate and caramel combination does result in a bit of a mess if left in the hands of a couple preschoolers, so this probably wouldn't be the best on-the-go snack to pack for the kids in your diaper bag. But it is the perfect snack to have while the kids are upstairs distracted by a movie, and you're sipping a cup of coffee and catching up on your hollywood gossip =)

On to the giveaway!! MyBlogSpark and General Mills have generously offered to give away two boxes each to three of my readers! You have 4 ways to enter:
(1) Leave me a comment to THIS post describing your favorite way to wind down after a long day.
(2) Blog about this giveway with a link back to my blog, and then leave me a comment with the URL to your post.
(3) Follow my blog, or subscribe to my blog by email or RSS feed, and leave me a comment letting me know.
(4) Email a friend about my blog and/or giveaway, CC me at frugalityisfun (at) gmail (dot) com, and then leave me a comment!

Don't forget, for each of the 4 ways you enter, leave a separate comment so you have more than one chance to win!

The giveaway will end at 12:00 a.m. ET on July the 23rd. Thanks and good luck!




33 comments:

  1. My fav way to wind down is definitely watching TV or reading and of course a SNACK :)

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  2. My favorite way to wind down is to veg out infront of the TV, or if it is winter I love to take a bath and read a magazine.

    njfoley(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

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  3. I'm a subscriber

    njfoley(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

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  4. My favorite way to wind down is sit in my cozy lazyboy chair with a cup of coffee and a sweet treat of some kind.

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  5. I'm finally a subscriber! Love your site Tess. Kelly

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  6. Fun giveaway! My favorite way to wind down is to browse the internet. ;)

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  7. My favorite way to wind down after a long day is to read blogs like yours! :-)

    teedlemac862003@yahoo.com

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  8. Watch a movie or read me some blogs!

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  9. My fave way to unwind is a sweet snack on couch with hubby after kids are in bed! Thanks for the opportunity!
    rbjj32825[at]lycos[dot]com

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  10. I LOVE these bars. They're SO addictive, but like you said, they're a great way to satisfy the sweet tooth and not feel too guilty!

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  11. I've had the turtle ones, they are sooooo good!

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  12. I wind down with a bubble bath and a good book! The Turtle Chex Bars are delicious!
    Chrissy at knittoday(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  13. I'm an e-mail subscriber.
    Chrissy at knittoday(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  14. My favorite way to wind down to to pop my rear on the sofa and watch some this TV dramas.
    joyce(dot)smiles(at)yahoo.com

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  15. I subscribed via email!
    joyce(dot)smiles(at)yahoo.com

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  16. I emailed my friend about this giveaway!
    joyce(dot)smiles(at)yahoo.com

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  17. Love, love, love Chex Mix bars & a glass of milk, a perfect afternoon snack with a book.

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  18. My favorite way to unwind is to catch up on my television shows (aka reality tv) that I've recorded on my DVR. :)

    Debbie: rebbiedeed(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  19. I like to relax by watching some T.V. and drinking an ice cold coke.
    4heartbeats@gmail.com

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  20. My favorite way to wind down after a long day is to snuggle with my kiddos in front of the tv. Then after they go to sleep I add a glass of wine : )

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  21. I catch up on blog reading while watching a movie or tv show with my husband.
    lkziegler[at]gmail[dot]com

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  22. I like to get on the internet. I don't have time during the day.

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  23. My favorite way to wind down is with a good book all snuggled into bed.

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  24. I like to take a long bath and watch some tv.

    cavsfan24@yahoo.com

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  25. i like watching a good show or reading a book.

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  26. i love to enter blog contests! :) or sit down with a book or a movie

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  27. My favorite way to wind down after a long day is sitting outside with my spouse under the stars. It is a time for us to reconnect with each other after a long day.

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  28. My favorite way to wind down is having a cup of coffee and reading all my fave blogs!

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