I was not able to find very many General Mills Cheerios ads in my collection of vintage magazines. First up is one from 1946. (They were too large for my scanner, so I had to take a photo - sorry for the poor quality.)
"A better breakfast makes housework fly!" Oh, really? So THAT'S the secret!
And here is an ad from 1956 - yes, the cover of the box had changed by then:
I found a coupon from 1971:
Golly, can you even believe it? All those years, we had only the one choice. Poor us.
Actually, I like plain old original Cheerios just fine, thank you very much. The box still looks rather similar - I like that:
I also happen to like all of the other varieties!
Nearly thirty years ago, when I used to babysit for my friend Patsy, her two adorable children would eat only Honey Nut Cheerios. Every single day:
Cinnamon Burst Cheerios are the newest type. We received a sample box with our newspapers recently. I love it when that happens:
Banana Nut Cheerios - I like mixing these with the chocolate flavor:
And Apple Cinnamon Cheerios:
When I said that I liked them all, I wasn't kidding. I have three different kinds on hand in my pantry right now - and I'm the only one in the house who eats them!
What's your favorite?