Oh Those o’s
How many “o’s” can you spot in this 1955 tribute to the goodness that is Cheerios?
 
July 24, 2014

Oh Those o’s

How many “o’s” can you spot in this 1955 tribute to the goodness that is Cheerios?

 

Tags:  food   breakfast   cereal   vintage   Retro   vintage ad   cheerios   1950s   General Mills  
Do The Mashed Potato
When did it finally become effortless to make mashed potatoes with dinner? In 1959 when Betty Crocker — everyone’s favorite kitchen guru — introduced instant mashed potatoes!
July 23, 2014

Do The Mashed Potato

When did it finally become effortless to make mashed potatoes with dinner? In 1959 when Betty Crocker — everyone’s favorite kitchen guru — introduced instant mashed potatoes!

Tags:  food   mashed potatoes   Betty Crocker   Retro   vintage   vintage ad   1950s   General Mills  
You Never Forget Your First
Awwwww, it’s our very first stock certificate from 1928! We’re still proud of it 86 years later…
July 22, 2014

You Never Forget Your First

Awwwww, it’s our very first stock certificate from 1928! We’re still proud of it 86 years later…

Tags:  history   stock market   1920s   General Mills  
Turn Trials Into Pleasure
This 1903 advertisement for Gold Medal Flour provided the solution to all baking day trials. Don’t trust that improperly milled flour!
July 21, 2014

Turn Trials Into Pleasure

This 1903 advertisement for Gold Medal Flour provided the solution to all baking day trials. Don’t trust that improperly milled flour!

Tags:  vintage   history   gold medal flour   1900s   1903   General Mills  
Sprout’s Valley Adventure
If you were a lucky kid in 1992, you not only had the “Sprout’s Valley Adventure” book, you had the read-along tape too — lots of ways to enjoy the story of the Green Giant’s little friend! 
* To those born after 1992, this is a cassette tape. We think they might be antiques now. 
July 18, 2014

Sprout’s Valley Adventure

If you were a lucky kid in 1992, you not only had the “Sprout’s Valley Adventure” book, you had the read-along tape too — lots of ways to enjoy the story of the Green Giant’s little friend! 

* To those born after 1992, this is a cassette tape. We think they might be antiques now. 

Tags:  tapes   cassette   green giant   1990s   Retro   General Mills  
Casper And The Count
You guys, remember in 1997 when Count Chocula had Casper marshmallows?!!? How many more days until Halloween…?
 
July 17, 2014

Casper And The Count

You guys, remember in 1997 when Count Chocula had Casper marshmallows?!!? How many more days until Halloween…?

 

Tags:  food   breakfast   cereal   count chocula   casper   Halloween   General Mills