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Vintage Crafty – Roll Your Own Babuska!

Vintage Crafty – Roll Your Own Babuska!

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This is my kind of craft project!  Super easy, and no sewing.  Sigh.  For some reason, I am not that great at sewing.  Don’t tell my mom that, though.  She will cry. Anyway, I am going to use this while we are painting the house (whichever reader gave me that…

MCM Home Improvement: New Construction

MCM Home Improvement:  New Construction

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By Sablemable aka Jan Whew!  Quite a feat in home improvement, however, if I could tear down some of these new-fangled houses and replace them with a MCM home, so much the better!  Right, gang? Seriously, somebody out there wants, needs, desires to build an authentic MCM home and in…

Mike Has A New Kitty!

Mike Has  A New Kitty!

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By Sara In AZ _______________________________________________________________ Well y’all Mike has wanted a kitty for a while now. His beloved Osirus passed away a while back and ever since then we knew we would get a cat someday – when the right one popped up. Nothing has really jived so far, but when…

Mid-Century Menu Contest Finalist #2 – Lemony Salmon Towers

Mid-Century Menu Contest Finalist #2 – Lemony Salmon Towers

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By RetroRuth Ohhhhhh, baby.  Check this out! This week we have excitement, mayhem, craziness and canned salmon! In gelatin! Seriously! The finalist for this week’s menu is really something else.  I got this horrifying recipe from Adriane L., who wrote: I’m submitting the most disgusting mid-century recipe I have ever…

Mid Century Mess!

Mid Century Mess!

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By Sara In AZ ________________________________________________________ Probably by now most of you are aware that Mike and I are searching all over the Phoenix area for our very own 1950s time capsule house. I’m not saying it has to be anywhere near perfect, I’m really not expecting to find perfection at…

Recent Thrifting Treasures – Danish Modern Bowl, Vintage Ornaments and More!

Recent Thrifting Treasures – Danish Modern Bowl, Vintage Ornaments and More!

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By RetroRuth I was so pumped about the thrifting haul three weeks ago I brought it home, unpacked it, photographed it…and then promptly forgot about the photos. Sigh. So, here are some of my thrifting finds from a few weeks ago.  Also, I love our new camera! A vintage Danish…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

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By Sablemable aka Jan I’m always happy whenever I find a home for sale in my territory and today’s find is located at 4681 Beechnut Drive in St. Joseph, Michigan. The home was built in 1965, has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,608 square feet, family room, basement, a 2-car attached…

Vintage Crafty – Free Felt Horse Softie Pattern

Vintage Crafty – Free Felt Horse Softie Pattern

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By RetroRuth Ok, I am totally restraining myself from letting out un-ladylike squeals of excitement.  The new VCT tile floor of the basement is nearly completed!!!  I can’t wait to show you all the top secret pattern and color combo Tom and I came up with.  On one hand it…

MCM Home Improvement: Lawn Decor Part 3 (of 3)

MCM Home Improvement: Lawn Decor Part 3 (of 3)

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By Sablemable aka Jan I had planned something more elaborate for today’s post, but I’ve been going to rehabilitation for my legs, which have become weaker, and I’m pooped out from all the exercise!  My apologies to you. At www.lawnornamentsandfountains.com I found these statues of a Dutch boy and girl. …

Please VOTE for Eartha! Starburst Glasses too!

Please VOTE for Eartha! Starburst Glasses too!

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By Sara In AZ _________________________________________________________ ***********BREAKING NEWS FROM KITSCHVILLE*********** *************EARTHA NEEEDS OUR VOTE**************** ***********BREAKING NEWS FROM KITSCHVILLE*********** *************EARTHA NEEEDS OUR VOTE**************** OK, so I hope everyone has already checked out Eartha Kitsch’s new blog Ranch Dressing with Eartha Kitsch. And, if you have not – well, we are just gonna…

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