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Feelin’ Fantastically Festive

by Courtney on December 17, 2010

Happy FRIDAY everyone! Hope you’re all feeling fabulous today. :-D

I, on the other hand, am feeling Fantastically Festive!


Last week, I was contacted by Alexander from me & goji, asking if I would be interested in designing my own custom cereal mix.

OH MY GOSH, YES! :shock:


Me & goji is the first custom cereal & granola company where you can design your own cereal from 60+ all-natural ingredients, and even name your creation. The cereal then arrives in a Cereal Capsule, designed for portability and keeping your mix fresh.


When I first started browsing through the website, I was completely overwhelmed with all the choices that were available! And if you know me at all, you know that decision-making is not my strong suit. ;)

There is an abundance of super foods, organic ingredients, and purely decadent ones, too. So finally, after what seemed like almost an hour (!!!) I had my custom cereal mix:


And it was even handmade by Adam’s Mom. ;)


Of course, I had to dig right in…immediately.



Check out those cocoa almonds! How’s THAT for a nice little treat in your cereal mix?? I wonder if they’ll make my milk all chocolaty like my Cocoa Krispies used to when I was little?!? :-P


I’m really looking forward to incorporating it into my yogurt bowl that I have planned for lunch today…


(Plain Chobani + a spoonful of raspberry Polaner All-Fruit + blueberries)


Mmmm, Mmmm, MMMMMM! :-D


Now I’m off to work…but hey, it’s Friday, it’s Pay Day, AND it’s a very SPECIAL DAY for a very special guy in my life…… ;)

Questions for the Day:

What’s your favorite cereal?

What would you put in your own custom cereal blend??

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1 Liz @ Blog is the New Black December 17, 2010 at 8:44 am

Court, that looks awesome! DId you name is “Fantastically Festive?” Or Adam’s Mom? Haha. Idk what I would put in mine… I’d be indecisive, like you!


2 vvvv December 17, 2010 at 9:13 am

hi! good morning! wow chrismas tree!.. but i m unhappy chrismas.. i m lonely …


3 Liz (Little Bitty Bakes) December 17, 2010 at 9:15 am

Holy yum! That’s awesome. Hmm, my custom cereal blend, this is tough because I love everything… lately I’m mixing Kashi Heart to Heart w/ chopped dates and dried cherries, and then adding PP spice.


4 Jaclyn (Ananda Prana) December 17, 2010 at 9:47 am

My favorite cereals are any kind of granola and Kashi’s 7 Whole Grain Puff Cereal – it’s the perfect canvas for mix-ins, like fresh fruit!


5 Shanna, like Banana December 17, 2010 at 10:35 am

Lucky duck! I wanna make my own cereal!

I would definitely have chunks of granola or oat clusters of some sort. I’d also add dried blueberries and cranberries and maybe have a hint of maple somehow


6 Bobby December 17, 2010 at 12:03 pm

Kashi Honey Sunshine always put a smile on my face. Fond memories of Cinnamon Toast Crunch (though I avoid it now).

Love your blog by the way, nice to see that someone else went through the same struggles in their past!


7 Kelly December 17, 2010 at 12:05 pm

My favorite cereal?? I could never pick just one. Would you settle for my top 5??

Honey Nut Cherrios
Cracklin Oatbran
Cinnamon Toast Crunch
Golden Grahams
Raisin Bran


8 Courtney December 17, 2010 at 9:23 pm

I used to devour Cinnamon Toast Crunch like it was goin’ out of style!


9 paijery December 17, 2010 at 12:24 pm

I love this! What a great idea! Those cocoa almonds look amazing! I love that it’s made by Adam’s mom :)


10 justjac December 17, 2010 at 12:59 pm

Mmmmmmmmm yum – o I would love to try to make my own mix – how fun!


11 Jess December 17, 2010 at 1:37 pm

I made my own granola from there not too long ago- it was great!


12 Katie G December 17, 2010 at 1:51 pm

I definitely need to order my own Granola/Cereal! Such a great idea!


13 Katie H. December 17, 2010 at 2:53 pm

I love the name of your custom cereal- too cute!


14 kbwood December 17, 2010 at 3:54 pm

YESS I made one of these over the summer- love it! I love the cute container it comes in too!!


15 Gabriela @ Fro-Yo Lover December 17, 2010 at 5:11 pm

How fun!
I’d love to make my own cereal/granola mix…
And your look so delicious :D


16 Katy December 17, 2010 at 5:22 pm

Mmmmm looks great! I’m going to have to check this out! :)


17 cardiopizza December 17, 2010 at 5:33 pm

I just made my own custom cereal too! it’s a fun little website!


18 Charlie December 17, 2010 at 6:20 pm

I just looked at the website! Love how much choice there is. Cacao nibs & berries would definitely be in my mix!


19 Michelle December 17, 2010 at 6:21 pm

I have lots of favorite cereals–what can I say, I love my carbs!! But I especially love Quaker Oat Squares and Cheerios.


20 Courtney December 17, 2010 at 9:23 pm

Mmmm, LOVE Quaker Oatmeal Squares!!! :-P


21 CaSaundra December 18, 2010 at 8:57 am

I love making my own cereal mixes!! I made one a few years back–yours looks great, and I love the name :-)


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