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Happy New Year Y’all!

Happy New Year Y’all!

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By Sara In AZ _________________________________________________________ Here are some vintage images to kick off your New Year right! Have a GREAT New Year everyone!…

Mid-Century Menu-The Best of Tom 2010

Mid-Century Menu-The Best of Tom 2010

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By RetroRuth I had a great time doing the Mid-Century Menu in 2010, and Tom had a great time tasting them! Check out this cute video we put together of Tom’s tasting experiences in 2010. Love it!  Can’t wait for 2011 and new Mid-Century Menu posts!…

Gratuitous Baby Photos–My Niece Piper Jane

Gratuitous Baby Photos–My Niece Piper Jane

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By RetroRuth Sooooo…it’s back to the regular grind, huh?  Boo! Boo, I say! Oh well, to put off the inevitable one more day, I bring you pictures of my adorable niece, Piper.  It was her first Christmas (she is three months) and even though she had absolutely no idea what…

Our Christmas Doo-Dads And Dust Catchers

Our Christmas Doo-Dads And Dust Catchers

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By RetroRuth I know, I know.  Christmas is over.  But I just couldn’t resist showing you a couple of pictures I took in our house last week.  Remember the post about our vintage ornaments, and the story of my great-grandfather’s black box? Well, ornaments weren’t the only thing that that…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? St. Clair Shores, Michigan

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?     St. Clair Shores, Michigan

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By Sablemable aka Jan I hope everyone had a wonderful, memorable Christmas!  Now to the good stuff:  our home today is located at 34147 Jefferson in St. Clair Shores, Michigan (near Detroit).  The home is on the small side-only 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom and 1,357 square feet, but it…

Merry Retro Christmas!

Merry Retro Christmas!

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By RetroRuth Merry Christmas, everyone!  I hope you are all having a fantastic holiday and are all surrounded by friends, family, mountains of presents, spiked eggnog, enormous jello molds and sparkly tinsel!  Or, if that isn’t your thing, then just the spiked eggnog. I have an excellent present for all…

A Bow-Wow Christmas

A Bow-Wow Christmas

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By Sablemable aka Jan Oh, yes, I am a lover of dogs, all dogs no matter if they’re purebreds or Heinz 57s.  And how cute can they all be when dressed in Christmas attire?     Have a very merry Christmas, dear Readers!…

Bob Hope and The 1966 Christmas Show

Bob Hope and The 1966 Christmas Show

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By Sara In AZ _____________________________________________________________ ………………………….We interrupt the “Big Road Trip of 2010” to bring y’all something a bit more festive!……………. Do y’all remember the Bob Hope Christmas specials from way back? I definitely remember watching the Bob Hope Christmas specials when I was younger. Bob Hope would always put…

The Mid-Century Menu–The Best of Tom 2009

The Mid-Century Menu–The Best of Tom 2009

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By RetroRuth This post originally ran last year before Christmas, so I thought it would be fun to revisit some of the best (and worst) pictures of Tom from 2009.  Enjoy, and come back next week to see The Best of Tom from 2010! Merry Christmas early, everyone!!!  We are…

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

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By Sablemable aka Jan I found some wonderful photos from the MCM era of cities and department stores decked out in Christmas attire. The following photos are courtesy of the Library of Congress; Los Angeles Public Library; Denver Public Library; Transit Miami (www.transitmiami.com) and Card Cow (www.cardcow.com).  Regretfully, I could not…

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