Monday, July 26, 2010

Pillsbury-Knead a Lift?




If you didn't now it , Pillsbury was started in the 1800's at the Pillsbury mills. One of the Pillsbury families married a Eliz, Mc Loon fromRockland ,Maine. Her husband was a field and Supreme Court Justice in the 1800's. I read so much I got confused but the field was some how connected with Pillsbury. Be low are some of the Estates.


The Pillsbury Boy was created by Rudy Perz 1965 Now owned and


operated by GENERAL MILLS.


THERE IS A CUTE STORY ABOUT THE DOUGHBOY AT THE END.
Hope you ger a chuckle out of it.



This Estate was up for Auction, Anyone interested?
















SOUTHWAY ESTATE


































The orig Pillsbury Mansion at 11622 Street East sold in 1950 for 6 Million dollars


Please join me in remembering a great icon of the entertainment community. The Pillsbury Doughboy died yesterday of a yeast infection and trauma complications from repeated pokes in the belly. He was 71.

Dough boy was buried in a lightly greased coffin. Dozens of celebrities turned out to pay their respects, including Mrs. Butterworth, Hungry Jack, the California Raisins, Betty Crocker, the Hostess Twinkies, and Captain Crunch. The grave site was piled high with flours.

Aunt Jemima delivered the eulogy and lovingly described Dough boy as a man who never knew how much he was kneaded. Born and bread in Minnesota . Dough boy rose quickly in show business, but his later life was filled with turnovers. He was not considered a very smart cookie, wasting much of his dough on half- baked schemes. Despite being a little flaky at times, he still was a crusty old man and was considered a positive roll model for millions.

Dough boy is survived by his wife Play Dough, three children: John Dough, Jane Dough and Dosey Dough, plus they had one in the oven. He is also survived by his elderly father, Pop Tart.

The funeral was held at 3:50 for about 20 minutes.

If you are having a crumby day and knead a lift, hope it helped.

Posted by Yvonne Rosenfield @ La Petite Gallery
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