Saturday, November 13, 2010

All about the Gerber Baby

November 13, 2010 This a a face we all Know,
The GERBER BABY


This is the original

GERBER BABY
on the baby food.





Her name is Ann Turner cook.
She was living in Orlando,Florida.
Gerber started making baby food 1926.


Her father was a
cartoonist.
A neighbor Dorthy Hope Smith
from New Englandsent the
Sketch into Gerber for the contest.


In 1951 the Gerber
Company finally paid Mrs Ann Cook
the mere sum of $5000 dollars,

a one time deal.
Dorthy the Artist, got a whopping

$300 for the rights to
the baby sketch.
This was to be

a one time deal. (Awful)








This baby was forever etched

in our minds as the GERBER BABY.

Ann Turner Cook has raised four Children
and taught Literature in the
Tampa, Florida schools for 26 years.














Ann is retired now and has written,
books and Novels. As you can see she turned out to be pretty and smart.
Here are a few of her mystery novels.




I am going to read the one

about Cedar Key,
because I have been there years ago.






There were lots of rumors who the Gerber baby was,
One Rumor was it was Humphrey Bogart,


But When the photo came out
he was already 30 years old



You can find out more about her at

http://www.annturnercook.com/

Hope you all enjoyed this bit of trivia.
Have a beautiful and Happy day.



Did you order your bird yet??

Posted by Yvonne @ La Petite Gallery
Comments are welcome----Yvonne



Thursday, November 11, 2010

Stop it, Stop it



WARNING SMOKING KILLS ....

STOP IT NOW. PLEASE STOP

This is what will appear on the new packs of Cigarettes. a photo to make you aware. Remind you to get help. Do it, you will meet other nice people who also are addicted to cigarettes.
Go for it you can do it. It took me three times and 3 years to stop, but I feel so much better even now. That I have damaged my lungs
and have C O P D. You can never restore the damage to the lung. Don't wait stop early enough to save the lung.



I will say I never started smoking until I was about 23 years old.


I was given a few Cartons of Salem Cigarettes by my Girlfriends


Boy friend. I would never have spent 36 cents on a pack of Cigarettes.
He said everyone smokes, it will calm you down and you will
lose Weight. After the two cartons I was buying them. Every movie
had a Star with a Cigarette on her lips .




Hello, I had Cancer too.
Thank God it was not the
Lungs or throat.


PLEASE STOP SMOKING.


My Father begged me to not smoke
this was before the warning on the
cigarette package. He told me
he felt the cigarettes caused his Cancer.
He was right a few years later
the warning was on the packs. My
Brother smoked also and died a few years ago of throat Cancer. So STOP!











I have gone on Chantix three times . 2 and a half years ago I started, fine for 8 months then at Christmas I started again. Same thing a year an Xmas smoked for a month and a half, This time I have to get pass Christmas,. Please I know how hard it is to stop. Do it now get help.


I have C O P D


and was to the point I couldn't walk up the drive way.



STOP IT JUST GET HELP PLEASE

BEFORE IT IS TO LATE



YOU CAN DO IT, IT IS HARD, AT LEAST IT WAS FOR ME.
KEEP TRYING YOU WILL WIN.



Posted by
Yvonne @ La Petite Gallery
Comments are welcome

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Shopping bags

This is a short post, hope fun.





I see shopping bags everywhere,
But not these.
I would buy a fun one. The grocery store sells them.
Now I bought them and put them on the floorboard
behind the drivers seat. I always forget them
and have to go back to the car.
These are so much fun.
Think they would make me remember.










This is good if you


shop in a rough

Neighborhood.


















This one is very cute, and I like Diet coke.







I might do this weight bag
after I take off some more
pounds.
































































They had others but they were to crude
much less to post carry




Posted by Yvonne @ La Petite Gallery
comments welcome.

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