Family Fun With Big G Cereal Movies + Free Movie Downloads #ad #BigGCerealMovies

Thanks to General Mills Big G Cereal for sponsoring today’s discussion and inspiring family fun!

Learn how to get free movie downloads from Big G Cereals #sponsored

I think that everyone loves cereal. I know that in our family it is a staple. We eat it for cereal and even sometimes for a snack or for dinner {especially when it’s really hot}. But did you know that now you can not only enjoy your cereal as a snack, but you can also get free movie downloads from Big G Cereals!

Free Movie Downloads From Big G Cereal

Learn how to get free movie downloads from Big G Cereals #sponsored

Learn how to get free movie downloads from Big G Cereals #sponsored

What better way is there to enjoy Family Movie Night than with great snacks and free movie downloads. That is where Big G Cereals comes in. Johnetta and I bought several boxes of Big G Cereal, which out families love, and they came with free movie downloads, as well. Johnetta’s daughter, Jacklyn, particularly loves Lucky Charms {they’re magically delicious, for real}, so we want to share her particular experience with you today.

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To get your free movie downloads, simply buy specially marked boxes from the following Big G Cereals:

Honey Nut Cheerios™
Fruity Cheerios™
Frosted Cheerios™
Lucky Charms™
Reese’s Puffs®
Cocoa Puffs ™
Golden Grahams ™

Downloading your movie is a snap. All Amber had to do was type in the codes that we received off of specially marked boxes of Big G Cereals. Two codes will get you one movie. The website is listed on the box as well as the easy to follow instructions. Then we browsed through the movie selections and chose the one that Jacklyn wanted to see and on what medium I wanted to watch it. We chose Google Play so that Jacklyn could watch the Big G Cereal movie she chose, Marmaduke, on her phone.

Learn how to get free movie downloads from Big G Cereals #sponsored

You can also watch your free movie downloads on a variety of other electronic devices. One that we love is Vudu on our smart TV. That is the one that we use most often for family night, but it’s really fun for a child to watch a movie on their phone. Either way, movie downloads are handy and you can easily have your movie wherever you like. So, be sure to get your free movie downloads on specially marked boxes of Big G Cereals while supplies last.

*Please note that all movies must be downloaded prior to August 31, 2015.

Cocoa Puffs Peanut Chocolate Chunk Recipe

On the sides of the Big G cereals included in this promotion are recipes for snacks that will go great with your movies. We made Cocoa Puffs Peanut Chocolate Crunch. We are sharing the recipe below, changed just a little to suit our tastes, but you can get the original recipe on the side of the Cocoa Puffs box. :)

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You will need…
3 cups of Vanilla Rice Chex cereal
2 cups of Cocoa Puffs cereal
1 cup dry roasted peanuts
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup butter
1 cup semisweet chocolate chunks

The complete directions are on the side of the box, but I will give you the Cliff Notes version here. ;)

1. Mix the cereals and peanuts in a large, microwavable bowl.
2. Microwave the brown sugar, peanut butter and butter on high, uncovered, in a 2 cup microwavable cup for 1 minute. Stir. Then microwave for one more minute until the mixture is smooth and bubbly.
3. Pour the microwave mixture over the cereal. Make sure to cover it evenly.
4. Microwave the entire mixture on high for 3 minutes, stirring each minute.

Cocoa Puffs Peanut Chocolate Crunch Recipe #sponsored

For best results, you should pour this on wax paper evenly, and then cut into bars. We just poured it in a bowl and it’s still great. :)

What Is Your Favorite Big G Cereal?


About Dawn McAlexander

Dawn is a full time travel and lifestyle blogger. Besides Cheap Is The New Classy, she also owns and writes for Eat Play Rock and State By State Travel. Her interests include traveling, home decor, DIY projects, organizing her home and enjoying a nice cup of coffee {or two}. She currently resides in North Carolina with her chihuahuas, Puppy Mister and Daisy Baby.


  1. My boys love Lucky Charms. They love them as a meal or a snack!

  2. Big G cereals are such a hit with kids! They are great for breakfast or snack time.

  3. Marmaduke is such a fun movie! We need to watch it again!

  4. I heard about this campaign yesterday, and I think it sounds like a blast! I am already brainstorming my cereal combinations.

  5. Never tried Lucky charms,I think it is really great that they are doing free movie downloads.More reasons to eat cereal.

  6. I’ve heard of this and I really need to make an effort to buy Honey Nut Cheerios this weekend. My child loves Cheerios (and I love movies.)

  7. Very cool idea! I love it! We love Lucky Charms!

  8. I just heard on the news that Lucky Charms has had a recent boost in popularity again. Funny, because after not having it for probably a decade, I just recently bought a couple of boxes. :)

    • Dawn McAlexander says:

      I used to eat it a lot years ago and then stopped for a while. But here recently, I have been eating a lot of it. It’s so good. The heart wants what the heart wants. :)

  9. I love just plain ole Cheerios. I love this free movie offer

  10. This is fantastic. I will have to have a cereal snack now..

  11. Super yummy treats. Hey, if you take those cereals about 6 cups of whichever you want, a 10oz bag of mini marshmallows and about 4 tablespoons of butter you can make cereal bars with them (much like rice crispy type treats but at home) .. super yummy! I have a cereal bar recipe on my site where you can use it then exchange the cereal out for these ones!

    • Dawn McAlexander says:

      Oh that sounds really good! I would especially like the Lucky Charms or Honey Nut Cheerios like that. Thanks for sharing. :)

  12. I’ll have to take a look at what movies are available. We like to snack on cereal in our house!

  13. I’m a big fan of Lucky Charms. They are my go-to late night snack.

  14. What a great perk for buying my favorite cereals! This is cool!

  15. Very cool they’re doing this free download thing. We buy a LOT of cheerios!

  16. I love that you can get free movie downloads by buying these cereals! Such a great promotion!

  17. I remember getting excited when my mom would spring for the “junk cereals”- by this I mean Honey Nut Cheerios. She normally bought shredded wheat and granola:)

  18. Wow brand innovation! Buy cereal get free movies sounds like an awesome win-win to me!

  19. What a fun idea! We could live off of cereal! LOL

  20. I’ll be on the lookout for these for sure. We go through so many boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios here, and there are some movies on that list that we don’t own yet.

  21. We don’t eat cereals here in my home but I love this promo. Cereal can be fun to eat

  22. i love lucky charms. But I don’t eat it often. YUM.

  23. Elizabeth @ Food Ramblings says:

    I love lucky charms. I used to only eat the marshmallows :)

  24. Cereal makes for a perfect snack. I do love Lucky Charms. YUM! Thanks for sharing.

  25. I love honey nut cheerios! We dont usually buy cereal but I might just have to for a treat and a free movie!

  26. We eat a lot of Honey Nut Cheerios here but Lucky Charms are always a hit when I buy them. I love the free movie promotion.

  27. I love Lucky Charms. On St. Patrick’s Day, the leprechaun leaves a box for my kids to enjoy!

  28. I typically buy cereal in two’s or more anyhow, so this works perfectly for me. I can’t wait to score a free movie!

  29. We love General Mills cereals (especially Lucky Charms and Cocoa Puffs). I’ll have to look for these boxes to get the movies the next time we’re at the store.

  30. I still love Lucky Charms. They are so good! This is a great incentive to buy it!

  31. I think Big G cereals are about the only kind we buy not that Im looking at your pictures. They’re my daughters favorites. :)

  32. We love Cheerios in my house! We’ll have to check out the movie downloads.

  33. I love cereal. I just can’t keep it in the house because I can eat a whole box in a day.

  34. What a cool idea! We love Lucky Charms in this house!

  35. My grandkids always ask if we have certain cereals & Lucky Charms is one of them. But they have a bad habit of just eating the marshmallows & not the cereal!!

  36. Linda Manns Linneman says:

    This is such a great thing for the Big G to do. The kids will love this and I appreciate is so much. Thank you so much for sharing this as I do not often read the box.

  37. I love lucky charms, it’s probably my favorite cereal ever! Oh and ps. I love Marmaduke!!

  38. I love this promo! We’ll definitely be getting a movie, just not sure which one!