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Vintage Dress Obsession – 60s/70s Sundresses

Vintage Dress Obsession – 60s/70s Sundresses

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More great vintage dresses for me to show off today.  This dress I bought at the local Salvation army for $1.99. It isn’t the correct style for my body type, but I just loved the pattern of the fabric, so I thought I could make an exception. Just this once. …

Mid-Century Menu – Tuna Royals OR Tuna Salad Wrapped in Bisquick Pancakes

Mid-Century Menu – Tuna Royals OR Tuna Salad Wrapped in Bisquick Pancakes

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Hello, everyone!  Welcome to Mid-Century Menu, the weekly Wednesday post in which I pick a mid-century recipe to cook and serve for dinner from my vast collection of vintage cookbooks.  And it is usually an “interesting” recipe.  Interesting as in, who would have ever thought of putting those things together? …

Vintage Dresses – My New Obsession

Vintage Dresses – My New Obsession

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So, to be fair, I do have a new obsession every week.  This week I seem to have gone crazy over vintage dresses.  But not just any dresses, vintage dresses that I can wear every day if I wanted to.  Work dresses. House dresses. Whatever you want to call them,…

Etsy Round-Up – Vintage Linens

Etsy Round-Up – Vintage Linens

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Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhh…what a busy weekend. Sorry for the missed post yesterday, but I was having too much birthday fun to stop and post!  Hubs and I went to a bunch of fantastic rummage sales this weekend and got some great stuff.  I will post pictures of it later this week. But…

Happy Birthday To Me! Oh…and Some Cupcakes

Happy Birthday To Me! Oh…and Some Cupcakes

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Hi Everyone!  Today is my birthday!  I probaby shouldn’t be this excited, since this means I am one year closer to 30, but I am really too happy to worry about being older right now.  I am just excited to be where I am in my life right now.  So,…

Johnson’s Wax Decorating Ideas for A Weepy Girl

Johnson’s Wax Decorating Ideas for A Weepy Girl

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Err…I mean…for the Romantic type. Which, according to Johnson Wax is the type of girl to weep at the end of stories or movies with sad endings.  You poor, poor girl. In any case, today is another excerpt from the great book, “How To Have A Prettier Room” by Johnson’s…

Recent Thrift Booty – Clock, Park and Banana Boat

Recent Thrift Booty – Clock, Park and Banana Boat

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Welcome to the Thursday post, everyone!  There has been a recent surge of garage and estate sales around here since the weather got better.  Not that I am complaining, but my little “stockroom” of fun vintage things is starting to get pretty packed! Now every time I bring something home, Hubs…

Mid-Century Menu – What the heck is Frankfurter Pie?

Mid-Century Menu – What the heck is Frankfurter Pie?

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Happy Wednesday everyone!  Welcome to Mid-Century Menu, where every week I reproduce a vintage recipe as accurately as possible, and then force my husband to choke it down no matter how bad it is.  Even though he has started to enjoy it, for some strange reason. Today’s feature recipe is…

Etsy Round-up – Retro Modern Pet Beds

Etsy Round-up – Retro Modern Pet Beds

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I love my cats. LOVE them.  Hubs often gets irritated with how I baby the furry little buggers.  I even have little pet beds in our super-stylish living room. And putting pet beds into a decorated space is always hard, especially if your space is from another era. I found…

Chemex Coffee and Covering Tile

Chemex Coffee and Covering Tile

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Good morning all! Happy Monday to you.  If it is happy, that is.  I have kind of a cold today, which is going to slow me down a little bit.  I keep sneezing. Yeck. Unfortunately, this is the same cold Hubs developed on Saturday, which also happened to be race…

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