Fish McBites Fix and Giveaway!


Picture it….Friday morning and I have accomplished the impossible.  I have dropped off our 1st grader at school, managed to complete all our grocery shopping for the next two weeks, with my little helpers no less. Translation, there were a few hurdles (potty visits, begs for obnoxious foods, visiting the fish aquariums, and cleanup isle 15) but I rocked it! If there was a motherhood grocery shopping Olympics I just won the Gold!  

I packed the groceries into the car and then gave myself a minute to bask in the success of my grocery shopping skills. Then it was on with the remaining errands. Thankfully this winter weather is good for something besides sledding, groceries can sit a few minutes longer in the car so momma can check off a few more items from her ‘to do’ list. I continue on to the gas station, bank, and I was on my way to drop off preschool tuition when I heard a little voice from the back seat say, “I am hungry”.  As I glanced down at the clock I realize that there is clearly not enough time for me to complete my last errands, unload groceries, and then make lunch.  It would be way too late and there wouldn’t be enough time for nap time/quiet time before having to pick up my 1st grader and quiet time keeps momma sane so that was nonnegotiable. The solution? Drive-thru!

I don’t care what anyone has to say, when you are in the throes of a ‘to do’ list with a preschooler and toddler becoming restless in the backseat after just coming off of an intense grocery shopping spree eating in the car quickly becomes an embraceable solution. So I pulled into the nearest McDonald’s promising the kiddos Happy Meals since they were so good while I ran errands. Then I remembered, it is Lent. Shoot! How does a mom back pedal from that promise? While trying to determine how I was going to explain to the children that McDonald’s ran out of Happy Meals and consequently, in lying to my children added Confession to my ‘to do’ list. But as I came around the curb I saw it, it was beautiful, a sign that indicated that Fish McBites are in Happy Meals!

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So the kiddos got to have their Happy Meals with fish McBites and I gave them a try too. To be honest I was pleasantly surprised by the crispy, tender, big flavor taste of the flaky Alaska Pollock bites!  And after further research I also like the fact that the McBites fish, wild-caught Alaska Pollock, like all of McDonald’s fish, is from a Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified sustainable fishery http://www.msc.org/.

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They were so yummy last Friday that I decided to get them again this Friday.  McBites are this Mom on the go’s go to fish fix for Lent. There is nothing better than after a long week of running kiddos around, laundry, etc. than to get a break from meal prep, cooking, and clean-up, yep McDonald’s does the dishes. Score!  Don’t you deserve a break today (kicking it old school…remember this slogan?)?

Cue the Giveaway…

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Enter to win this awesome Fish McBites prize pack consisting of: Fish McBites branded items including, t-shirt, hat, koozie, and $10 arch card all in a drawstring bag!

To Enter:

  1. Follow Mom on the go in Holy Toledo facebook page (please like from your personal facebook page and not a business, for some reason only the personal pages are counting on facebook now)
  2. Follow Mamaof3onthego on Twitter
  3. Follow McDonald’s on Twitter https://twitter.com/mcdonalds_NWOH
  4. Once you have completed a numbers  1-3 please post a comment indicating you have done so

Winner will be randomly selected Wed. February 27th.

Good luck!

Disclosure: I was given the Fish McBites Prize pack and coupons, no other compensation was received, and all opinions expressed are my own.

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30 Comments on “Fish McBites Fix and Giveaway!”

  1. February 24, 2013 at 7:16 pm #

    Already have all three done 🙂

    I’m not a big fish fan but McD’s fish sandwiches are one of the few I will eat–haven’t tried the fish bites yet!

    • February 24, 2013 at 9:14 pm #

      If you like McD’s fish sandwiches I think you will totally devour the McBites, they taste even better than the sandwiches. Good Luck Piper!
      PS…I love the pics of your little miracle and happy to read she is a climbing.

  2. Margaret Smith
    February 25, 2013 at 2:21 am #

    I’m a FB friend (Margaret E. Smith)

  3. Margaret Smith
    February 25, 2013 at 2:21 am #

    Follow you on twitter (peg42)

  4. Ellie W
    February 25, 2013 at 5:23 pm #

    I am eager to try these. Thanks for the giveaway!
    I like you on FB (Ellie W)
    eswright18 at gmail dot com

  5. Ellie W
    February 25, 2013 at 5:25 pm #

    Whoops…I also follow both on Twitter @eswright1

  6. Susan Smith
    February 25, 2013 at 5:48 pm #

    Like you on FB Susan Smith
    follow you and Mcdonalds on twitter susan1215

  7. Angelique Drummond
    February 25, 2013 at 8:57 pm #

    Did all three. Thank you for the opportunity 🙂

  8. Arik Issan
    February 25, 2013 at 11:33 pm #

    I have completed numbers 1 2 3. Fish is quite good. Need to eat more.

  9. Jill Myrick
    February 26, 2013 at 4:11 am #

    I am a fan via Facebook as Jill Myrick.

    I follow via Twitter as jlsc123.

    I follow McDonalds via Twitter as jlsc123.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

  10. February 26, 2013 at 9:22 pm #

    I follow on FB as Linda Kwolek and twitter as @kwolek21

  11. Elis B.
    February 27, 2013 at 3:25 am #

    I’m following Mom on the go in Holy Toledo facebook page as Elis Brockway
    I’m following Mamaof3onthego on Twitter as @bfooduf
    I’m following McDonald’s on Twitter as @bfooduf

  12. Bryan E.
    February 27, 2013 at 10:06 am #

    Thanks for the giveaway…Like on FB: bryan eason

  13. Bryan E.
    February 27, 2013 at 10:08 am #

    Following @McDonalds_NWOH via Twitter: @brianpiero

  14. Bryan E.
    February 27, 2013 at 10:10 am #

    Following YOU via Twitter: @brianpiero

  15. February 27, 2013 at 10:33 am #

    I like you on Facebook. Roxann T

    I follow you on Twitter ladyt64

    I follow McDonalds on Twitter ladyt64

  16. ladyt64
    February 27, 2013 at 10:35 am #

    I don’t know if it went through the first time.
    I like you on Facebook. Roxann T
    I follow you on Twitter. ladyt64
    I follow McDonald’s on Twitter. ladyt64

  17. February 27, 2013 at 11:23 am #

    did all three fb name jen twark gersch twitter @jtwark

  18. intime1
    February 27, 2013 at 11:24 am #

    Did all three fb jen twark gersch twitter @jtwark

  19. slehan
    February 27, 2013 at 11:24 am #

    FB like you: Slehan
    Twitter follow you: slehan
    Twitter follow MD: slehan
    Thanks for the contest.

    slehan at juno dot com

  20. February 27, 2013 at 4:03 pm #

    I follow Mom on the go in Holy Toledo Facebook page

    I follow both on Twitter- @tlcfromtn

    I thought I commented yesterday but don’t see my post. Sorry if I end up posting twice

  21. Sharold
    February 27, 2013 at 5:32 pm #

    I like you on fb

  22. Sharold
    February 27, 2013 at 5:33 pm #

    I follow mcdonalds on twitter
    @samf36

  23. Sharold
    February 27, 2013 at 5:33 pm #

    I follow you on twitter
    @samf36

  24. Tracie Trump
    February 27, 2013 at 11:48 pm #

    Like you on fb as Michelle Trump, my email is tracietrump@yahoo.com

  25. Tracie Trump
    February 27, 2013 at 11:49 pm #

    Follow you via twitter as @tmtsweeps, my email is tracietrump@yahoo.com

  26. Tracie Trump
    February 27, 2013 at 11:50 pm #

    Follow Mcdonalds via twitter as @tmtsweeps , my email is tracietrump@yahoo.com

  27. Jane Thomas
    February 28, 2013 at 12:16 am #

    I liked you on facebook Jane Thomas Perkins
    I follow you on twitter @sockyfrogjane
    I follow mcdonalds on twitter @sockyfrogjane

  28. laura588
    February 28, 2013 at 6:04 am #

    I like you on Facebook-Laurie Emerson
    I follow you on twiter-laurallee56
    I follow McDonalds on twitter-laurallee56

  29. February 28, 2013 at 7:49 pm #

    The winner, per random.org, is the 9th lucky person to comment. Ellis B. you are the winner!!!

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