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Yet More Antique Store Fun!

Yet More Antique Store Fun!

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By Sara In AZ _______________________________________________________ OK y’all, here is the grand finale to all of our antique store visits. Wow, the stores sure did have a lot of blonde MCM furniture! I did not get the prices on any of these pieces. I love chalkware and ballerinas, and I thought this set…

Noodle Pudding on the Mid-Century Menu

Noodle Pudding on the Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Whew!  Life around here just never slows down!  I am completely wiped from an insane road-trip that Tom and I just got back from (pics of Graceland coming soon!) and now I am off to do a little scrounging at a house that is being gutted down the…

Your Vintage Princess Phone – A Cleaning And Repair Tutorial

Your Vintage Princess Phone – A Cleaning And Repair Tutorial

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By Dave Let’s say your hanging out in your living room, on the world’s greatest Heywood-Wakefield two tier end table from 1956  that’s right next to that great Danish Modern eight foot long sofa. Or maybe you’re more like me and you have some pretty decent mid-century stuff even though…

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

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

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By Sablemable aka Jan I can’t remember if I’ve done this home before, but if not, then sit back and enjoy. Today’s home is located at 1375 N. Manor Drive in St. Joseph, Michigan, which is across the river from my home town.  The house is brick veneer, 3 bedrooms,…

Women In Uniform Clip From Saving America by Pony Tale Films

Women In Uniform Clip From Saving America by Pony Tale Films

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By RetroRuth I am not sure how many of you have seen the trailer or clips from the documentary Saving America: A Diary of a Generation by Pony Tale Films, but if you haven’t seen anything about it and you are interested in WWII history and culture, then this is…

MCM Home Improvement: Toyland

MCM Home Improvement:  Toyland

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By Sablemable aka Jan I’m just a big kid at heart and at age 57, I still adore toys, especially the classic ones! Images are courtesy of Back To Basic Toys (www.backtobasictoys.com), Toyadz (www.toyadz.com) and Vintage Ad Browser (www.vintageadbrowser.com). To put you into the retro-state-of-mind, here are some vintage toy…

More Antique Store Fun!

More Antique Store Fun!

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By Sara In AZ ___________________________________________________ We are continuing on with sight seeing all the antique stores in America! 🙂 Here is a whole booth filled with MCM goodies! A National Tileboard Corp. sample board. This was a pressed wood made to look like tile. This was $75. Ooooohhhhh! Heywood Wakefield!…

American Lasagne On The Mid-Century Menu

American Lasagne On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Head on over to the Mid-Century Menu today to check out American Lasagne*.  Which looks like this: And makes Tom look like this: Come on over. It’ll be great fun. *Nope, that is not a typo! It’s the actual name on the recipe!…

The University Of Florida Digital Collection Is A Goldmine

The University Of Florida Digital Collection Is A Goldmine

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By RetroRuth I love trolling through hours of mid-century goodness. It is even better when all the goodness is FREE! Oh wait. Did I say hours? I don’t mean hours.  I only mean on my brakes from writing. Twenty, thirty minutes tops. I swear. *cough* Anyway, check out the University…

March 1959 In Benton Harbor, Michigan

March 1959 In Benton Harbor, Michigan

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By Sablemable aka Jan From the archives of our former local newspaper, here are a few features from the month of March, 1959. AT A LOCAL DRIVE-IN RESTAURANT “I’ll have the burger basket hold the mustard.  No, wait!  Make that the chili dog with fries.  No, I don’t want that…

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