Every morning while I was growing up, I would awaken to a whimsical, fairytale image: a frog nestled among lilies and wearing a crown. I will never be able to forget the catchphrase that accompanied this poster, the words etched into my brain after reading it nearly every day: "There aren't any frogs—just handsome princes who don't know who they are." Anytime I think of that silly little frog, a feeling of nostalgia seeps over me, making me smile.
Despite their delightful corniness and retro styles, MormonAds bring back a wave of warm memories for many of us. Their spiritual insights and witty phrases do more than just remind us of choosing the right, they remind us of who we were and who we have become thanks to their principles. So, to all the lovers of MormonAds out there, here’s a look back at MormonAds in their hay day. Here’s a tribute to those little posters and tear out cards we loved so much.