Freedom — Can You Feel It?!
This is a 1971 ad for the short lived Feel Free soda. The colors, the sunshine, the nature, the fading, the font, the stream of consciousness narrative — try to tell us this couldn’t be a modern ad from today!
September 30, 2014

Freedom — Can You Feel It?!

This is a 1971 ad for the short lived Feel Free soda. The colors, the sunshine, the nature, the fading, the font, the stream of consciousness narrative — try to tell us this couldn’t be a modern ad from today!

Tags:  history   food history   soda   1970s   Retro   vintage   hipster   General Mills  
Betty In Pink
In 1936, Betty Crocker ditched her signature red and went with a sassy fuchsia and pearls ensemble. Sadly, this look was too far out of the box for Betty and this was not chosen as one of her official portraits. 
September 29, 2014

Betty In Pink

In 1936, Betty Crocker ditched her signature red and went with a sassy fuchsia and pearls ensemble. Sadly, this look was too far out of the box for Betty and this was not chosen as one of her official portraits. 

Hop And Flop
This 1967 box of Trix wasn’t just a box of cereal — kids could make a Trix rabbit puppet too! He wiggled, he walked, he clowned, he hopped and he flopped. 
September 26, 2014

Hop And Flop

This 1967 box of Trix wasn’t just a box of cereal — kids could make a Trix rabbit puppet too! He wiggled, he walked, he clowned, he hopped and he flopped. 

Tags:  food   breakfast   cereal   puppet   trix   Retro   vintage   1960s   General Mills   cereal box  
Flour Cats
This ad for Washburn-Crosby Flour from the early 1900s shows that cats have been popular in marketing since … forever. Flour kittehs! 
September 25, 2014

Flour Cats

This ad for Washburn-Crosby Flour from the early 1900s shows that cats have been popular in marketing since … forever. Flour kittehs! 

Tags:  history   flour   cats   kitten   washburn crosby   General Mills   early 1900s  
Cereal History
The 1958 General Mills logo proved that all good things start with a bowl of cereal. 
September 24, 2014

Cereal History

The 1958 General Mills logo proved that all good things start with a bowl of cereal. 

Tags:  history   vintage   Retro   logos   logo design   1950s   General Mills   cereal  
Applelicious
In 1996, Betty Crocker merged cereal and dessert with Dutch Apple Cereal. Doesn’t a bowl of that sound amazing right about now?!
September 23, 2014

Applelicious

In 1996, Betty Crocker merged cereal and dessert with Dutch Apple Cereal. Doesn’t a bowl of that sound amazing right about now?!

Tags:  food   breakfast   cereal   Betty Crocker   1990s   Retro   General Mills