Time Capsule Homes
Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Black Mountain, North Carolina

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Black Mountain, North Carolina

By RetroRuth This week we have a little home that is way more kitsch than…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Dallas, Texas

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Dallas, Texas

By RetroRuth We are heading back to Dallas this week for another great mid-century home!…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Dallas, Texas

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Dallas, Texas

By RetroRuth Thank you to reader Melinda, who sent us this week’s gorgeous house! This…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Tampa, Florida

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Tampa, Florida

By RetroRuth Thank you to reader Melinda who sent us this lovely Florida home! This…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Redford, MI

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Redford, MI

By RetroRuth Thank you to reader Neil, who sent me this great home to share…

Mid Century Sad : A 1970s Modern House Moaning It’s Last Dying Gasp

Mid Century Sad : A 1970s Modern House Moaning It’s Last Dying Gasp

By Sara In AZ Sometimes you wonder what goes wrong with a house. It falls…

Shopping
Thrifty Thursday

Thrifty Thursday

By Sara In AZ   Let’s check out my latest thrift finds this week! This…

Finally!  Some Vintage Finds!

Finally! Some Vintage Finds!

by Andrea   The garage sale season has been off to a super slow start…

Thrifty Thursday

Thrifty Thursday

By Sara In AZ Now that I have a bit more time on my hands…..seeing…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Rockin’ The Record Players Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Rockin’ The Record Players Edition

by Andrea   I know a lot of mid century enthusiasts like to collect vinyl…

Kool Kitsch For Sale On eBay–Talkin’ Tables Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale On eBay–Talkin’ Tables Edition

by Andrea   We’ve got a bit of a switcheroo this week, and I’ve got…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Kitschy Curtains Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Kitschy Curtains Edition

by Andrea   Retro curtains can definitely give the perfect finishing touch to your room. …

Vintage Crafty
What’s News in Retro Patterns–Summer 2015

What’s News in Retro Patterns–Summer 2015

by Andrea Summer’s just around the corner, and if you’re looking to add some great retro pieces to your wardrobe,…

Retro Pattern Review–Simplicity 9936

Retro Pattern Review–Simplicity 9936

by Andrea   My daughter is a big fan of both princesses and dresses.  She’s gotten a ton…

Sewing Sara’s Curtains–A Pinch Pleat Drape How-To (Part 3)

Sewing Sara’s Curtains–A Pinch Pleat Drape How-To (Part 3)

by Andrea   If you’ve been following along with this series (Part 1 and Part 2, if you…

Mid-Century Menu

Company Casserole – A Vintage Recipe Test

By Sara In AZ Wait, what? Did y’all think you made it to the wrong…

Hot Dish In Minneapolis – Vintage Snappy Saturday

By RetroRuth This week Vintage Snappy Saturday is actually “Retro” Snappy Saturday! This is a…

Colonel Sander’s Tijuana Picnic on Vinyl – Vintage Snappy Saturdays

By RetroRuth I am really, really excited about this new feature on NPR, because now…

“New” Vintage Copper Gelatin Molds Added To My Collection!

By RetroRuth I hit the mother of all gelatin mold jackpots recently at my local…

Barbecue Bean Mold On Mid-Century Menu

Come on over to Mid-Century Menu  if you want to see me make a gelatin…

Potato Chip Cookies On Mid-Century Menu

By RetroRuth Last week on Mid-Century Menu I made Tom two of his favorite things…

Interview About Mid-Century Menu on Collector’s Weekly

By RetroRuth Just a head’s up for anyone interested in the Mid-Century Menu or listening…

Contests
Winner of the Kitschmas Felt Mouse Giveaway!

Winner of the Kitschmas Felt Mouse Giveaway!

By RetroRuth Thank you to everyone who entered our little felt mouse giveaway!  If you didn’t…

Fashion
What’s News in Retro Patterns–Summer 2015

What’s News in Retro Patterns–Summer 2015

by Andrea Summer’s just around the corner, and if you’re looking to add some great retro…

Sponsors
Meet The Talented Bella Street And Her New Novel, Mid-Century Mayhem!

Meet The Talented Bella Street And Her New Novel, Mid-Century Mayhem!

Hey, everybody! RetroRuth here, bringing you a really fun post about our newest sponsor, Bella Street,…

Curb Appeal
Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing a Vintage NuTone Starburst Doorbell

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing a Vintage NuTone Starburst Doorbell

By Sara In AZ Ok, so we had a perfectly good doorbell here at the ranch.…