The Saturday Morning Cereal Flashback Post

It’s Saturday morning, time to eat your cereal! How many of these vintage Post cereals do you remember?

vintage 1950s post cereals

Personally, I was most happy to recall the old Post-Tens and Treat-Paks. So much cooler sounding than today’s “assorted” or “variety” packs. I don’t even think Post makes the small boxes like that anymore… *sigh*

Found in in Cookies Galore (from Frances Barton, Consumer Service Department, General Foods Corporation, copyright 1956).

No, YOU Drink Piff’s

I have this thing now where whenever an ad tells me to do something, I turn it around and tell them to do it. For example, when the commercial announcer says, “Right now, you can get 0% financing,” I reply — yes, out loud, with “No, you get 0% financing!” Hubby swears it never gets old. Heh.

In this case, even if sounds threatening or at least a bit naughty, Piff’s is just a vintage soda pop.

drink piffs

Has The Narnia Lion Left Your Wardrobe Funky?

Fumigate it with one of the various fumigation products from Johnson & Johnson – circa the early 1900s, that is. Page from A Book With A Mission, copyright 1903, Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, N.J., U.S.A.

book-with-mission-inside-wardrobe