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Why You Should Send Out Christmas Cards This Year

Why You Should Send Out Christmas Cards This Year

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Good morning, Required Readers!!  Sorry about the missed day yesterday, I was sooo relaxed after the Thanksgiving holiday, I almost forgot I even had a blog. 🙂  To make it up to you, here is a great article from Diane Dempsey at WhatsBuzzin.com about keeping the Christmas card tradition alive. …

Vintage Crafty Saturday – More Vintage Embroidery Stitches

Vintage Crafty Saturday – More Vintage Embroidery Stitches

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Welcome to another Vintage Crafty Saturday!  I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving with their family and took advantage of all those Black Friday Sales.  I am busy sewing away with my mom right now, so I thought I would post some more great embroidery stiches from Ruth Wyeth Spears.…

Pink Panther TV Lamp

Pink Panther TV Lamp

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De do de do…dum…dum De do de do…dum..dum Introducing…..The Pink Panther Lamp! (Trying to type the theme to the Pink Panther was lame, but I am excited, ok?) Yep, we scored a pink panther TV lamp during our trip to the U.P. I was pretty excited, I have wanted a panther…

Happy Mid-Century Thanksgiving!!

Happy Mid-Century Thanksgiving!!

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I hope everyone is having a great turkey day, today.  I am chiling out with my folks, but I couldn’t help but post this awesome recipe I found in a cookbook recently. I love salads shaped like things!!!  Especially when a turkey salad has no turkey in it! Have a…

Mid-Century Menu – Meatloaf Ring with Creamed Mushrooms

Mid-Century Menu – Meatloaf Ring with Creamed Mushrooms

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Wow, check out the piece of meat on the cover of this cookbook. Appetizing, huh?  It is no surprise that this is the cookbook that I chose the Mid-Century Menu out of this week.  It is 250 Ways to Prepare Meat by the Culinary Arts Institute, published in 1942. This…

Tuesday’s Retro Guest – Jan’s Vintage Travel Trailers and Mobile Homes Showcase

Tuesday’s Retro Guest – Jan’s Vintage Travel Trailers and Mobile Homes Showcase

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Thanks for the great post, Jan.  I LOVE the pictures!  Hmm…maybe I can talk Tom into buying a vintage trailer, do you think it will work?? Remember the movie The Long, Long Trailer with Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz?  They buy this fabulous mobile home trailer and tow it across…

Retro Christmas Trees, One White, One Pink and Starburst Wrapping Paper

Retro Christmas Trees, One White, One Pink and Starburst Wrapping Paper

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Check it out!  Here is Tom putting up our awesome retro white Christmas tree that we found last week at Walmart for $40.  Oh yes. $40!  I was going to link to the Walmart site so you guys could buy one, but they are sold out online!  If you have…

Alden Dow’s Calvin Campbell House For Sale – Mid-Century Wonder

Alden Dow’s Calvin Campbell House For Sale – Mid-Century Wonder

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Another gorgeous Alden B. Dow home for sale this week!  The Calvin Campbell home is really beautiful, Tom and I go past it all the time on our runs. They are asking $364,731, which is a pretty exact number, if you ask me.  Anyway, it is on almost an acre…

Vintage Crafty Saturdays – Vintage Embroidery Stitches and Christmas Project Progress

Vintage Crafty Saturdays – Vintage Embroidery Stitches and Christmas Project Progress

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Ohhh…I am so slow at embroidery!!  I have been working on Christmas projects and I just haven’t be going as fast as I would like.  Ah well.  I will have to revamp my plan to give everyone a set of Day of the Week Towels.  🙂 But the Matador that…

Amazing Wall – Vintage Plaques on Ebay

Amazing Wall – Vintage Plaques on Ebay

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The adorable mermaids in Sara’s Goodwill guest post on Tuesday has had me scanning the internet for some little mermaids and fish of my own!  I saw some super cute vintage wall plaques on Ebay, so I thought I would share them with you.…

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