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A Recent Thrift Shop – Daisy’s

A Recent Thrift Shop – Daisy’s

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Good morning, all!  This picture is from Daisy’s Thrift Shop right on the Michigan/Indiana border.  We stopped to see a lighthouse there, and saw a sign for this shop right as we were about to head out of town.  Wow, was it packed to the gills in there.  On the…

Set A Vintage Table – Decorative Placemats

Set A Vintage Table – Decorative Placemats

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For those of you looking for a way to spice up your table, the vintage way, these cute placemat ideas just might be the thing!  I love this table settings book from Better Homes & Gardens.   Last time we got to see china suggestions, and this time we get to…

Mid-Century Menu – Hawaiian Frankabobs

Mid-Century Menu – Hawaiian Frankabobs

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Hello!  Welcome to the Mid-Century Menu, the feature on my blog in which I pick an unusual, interesting or strange recipe from my vintage cookbook collection, cook it, and then serve it to my husband for dinner!  Poor Tom, the human guinea pig.  This week’s pick for dinner comes from…

Reader Sara’s Pink Vintage Sunbeam Mixer

Reader Sara’s Pink Vintage Sunbeam Mixer

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Hi everyone!  Sorry this post is so late today, but i have been running around like crazy trying to get packed for Aruba! Luckily, I have great reader’s like Sara, who send me post topics already finished so that I don’t have to think at all.  Thanks, Sara. 🙂 Here…

Etsy Round-up – Your Mid-Century Bar

Etsy Round-up – Your Mid-Century Bar

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Here are this week’s picks for your mid-century bar from Etsy! First, you need something to mix up those great classic cocktail recipes. Here are two great vintage cocktail shakers from libbygoodwife. Uhh…the fantastic Maytag stovetop is apparently just a bonus. 🙂 Secondly, something to serve your great cocktails. These atomic cocktail…

Sunbeam Heritage Series Stand Mixer – Available At Your Corner Store!

Sunbeam Heritage Series Stand Mixer – Available At Your Corner Store!

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Maybe I am totally behind on this one, but I was shocked this morning to see a retro Sunbeam Mixer at the local grocery store!   That’s right, Sunbeam is bringing back the old mixer style and calling it the Heritage Series.  I love it. Available for about $100, you could…

Vintage Crafty Saturdays – Pinch-Pleat Curtains

Vintage Crafty Saturdays – Pinch-Pleat Curtains

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Welcome to Vintage Crafty Saturdays here on the blog!  Tom and I are running around like crazy right now, packing like idiots for our trip to Aruba in a few days, but hopefuly you guys have enough time to relax and be a little crafty today.  Or at least time…

Vintage Sunbeam Ads – Automatic Beyond Belief!

Vintage Sunbeam Ads – Automatic Beyond Belief!

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Happy Friday, everyone!  Tom and I are in Pierogi Fest in Whiting, Indiana today.  It is going to be great, and I promise to post some pictures as soon as we get back! In the meantime, here are some great ads from a Sunbeam Mixer Cookbook I bought recently.  This…

Set Your Table The Vintage Way

Set Your Table The Vintage Way

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Time to learn about some table settings!  I recently picked up this great book on table settings published by Better Homes and Gardens in 1968.  Tom and I found it in a box that had some vintage cookbooks in it and I had to pick it up. Since I am…

Mid-Century Menu – Sky High Braunschweiger Towers

Mid-Century Menu – Sky High Braunschweiger Towers

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Welcome, all! It is time for another Mid-Century Menu, the feature on my blog where I find the most unusual, strange, experimental or questionable recipe from my vintage cookbook collection, cook it up and serve it for dinner. Sometimes the results are pretty tasty, but most of the time they…

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