Plant A Lucky Tree
All you had to do to plant a tree and help the environment in 1990 was put in a call with Lucky! Turns out there’s a tree at the end of that rainbow!
August 29, 2014

Plant A Lucky Tree

All you had to do to plant a tree and help the environment in 1990 was put in a call with Lucky! Turns out there’s a tree at the end of that rainbow!

Tags:  lucky charms   trees   cereal prize   environment   1990s   Retro   General Mills  
MORE Fiber!
Awwww, look — it’s Fiber One’s first picture from 1985! So cute and so full of fiber!
August 28, 2014

MORE Fiber!

Awwww, look — it’s Fiber One’s first picture from 1985! So cute and so full of fiber!

Tags:  food   breakfast   cereal   fiber one   Retro   throwback   1980s   General Mills  
An Entirely NEW Type Of Cake!
A cake you can make in different types of pans AND that uses five fewer eggs than an angel food cake?! In 1948, those were selling points that made Betty’s chiffon cake a hit!
August 27, 2014

An Entirely NEW Type Of Cake!

A cake you can make in different types of pans AND that uses five fewer eggs than an angel food cake?! In 1948, those were selling points that made Betty’s chiffon cake a hit!

Tags:  food   cake   Betty Crocker   1940s   vintage   vintage ad   General Mills  
A Crunchy Little Horn
When Bugles were introduced in 1966, they became an instant hit. True confession time: Who still puts Bugles on each finger like claws?!?
August 26, 2014

A Crunchy Little Horn

When Bugles were introduced in 1966, they became an instant hit. True confession time: Who still puts Bugles on each finger like claws?!?

Tags:  food   snacks   bugles   1960s   midcentury   General Mills  
Sweets To The Sweet
This 1911 Pillsbury cookbook shared recipes for popular sweets like candied orange peel and candy puffs. Fun fact: In 1911, they spelled coconut “cocoanut!”
August 25, 2014

Sweets To The Sweet

This 1911 Pillsbury cookbook shared recipes for popular sweets like candied orange peel and candy puffs. Fun fact: In 1911, they spelled coconut “cocoanut!”

Tags:  history   cookbook   pillsbury   1911   1910s   General Mills   coconut   candy  
Full Of Hot Air
Did you know that General Mills was once in the hot air balloon business? This 1950 billboard showed us the future!
August 22, 2014

Full Of Hot Air

Did you know that General Mills was once in the hot air balloon business? This 1950 billboard showed us the future!

Tags:  history   1950s   General Mills   balloons