Last year I wrote about Halloween and the Doughnut. If you are interested in reading it I will link it here. Basically, it talks about how the doughnut was quite a Halloween tradition from at least the 1930s. I didn't include a doughnut recipe last year because of the crazy year that was 2020 and just … Continue reading 1930s Doughnuts Recipe
1968 1969 1969 1970 Here are some Campbell's advertisements featuring the merchandise you could send in for. Did anyone own any of these items or still do? I personally have the M'm! M'm! Good! record. I found it at a thrift store for one dollar and it made me giggle so I bought it.
So did I grow up with Thousand Island dressing? Well yes and no. My brother quite liked it and would get it for his salads the special occasions my mother would take us kids to a restaurant. I will admit I was way more of a Ranch kid. It also was not a salad dressing … Continue reading History of Thousand Island Dressing
I don't think most of us nowadays immediately think of doughnuts and Halloween. Though many of us who grew up in the eighties and nineties have fond memories of the Dunkin Donut's Munchkins at school birthday parties. It is not that doughnuts are not a part of fall (I see you apple cider doughnut) but … Continue reading Halloween and the Doughnut
This a Sanka Instant Coffee ad campaign that you would find in magazines in 1959 through 1960. The ads feature illustrations by John Falter. You may notice that in the ads caffeine is spelled caffein which is a totally legitimate yet not often used way to spell the word. I will admit I am having … Continue reading 1959 Sanka Instant Coffee Indulge Yourself Ads
This is a 1957 ad campaign that ran in magazines from Chase & Sanborn for their instant coffee. These featured illustrations by cartoonists Whitney Darrow Jr. I know these old ads can be wordy with tiny print so I typed out the ad copy beneath each ad. My favorite part of the ad is in … Continue reading Chase & Sanborn 1957 Flavor Break Instant Coffee Ad Campaign