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Happy New Year Y’all!!!

Happy New Year Y’all!!!

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By Sara In AZ I hope everyone has a super fun and safe New Years Eve! Let’s all have a great retro year in 2012! Here’s to having just as much fun as all these lovely people! Image from fleamarketchic.com.…

Updating The Electrical In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

Updating The Electrical In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

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By Sara In AZ I guess I have learned, in the process of remodeling this condo, that not all vintage things are “good”. Like old gas heaters, which we will discuss in a future post, and old electrical panels. Mom and I  were pretty much warned by everyone who saw…

Party Cheese Ball On The Mid-Century Menu

Party Cheese Ball On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Want an excellent vintage recipe for your New Year’s Eve table? Make Party Cheese Ball! Come on over to the Mid-Century Menu today to check out this awesome classic recipe, which is a staple at my family’s holiday table. It’s really good, trust me. And if you don’t…

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting! Looking Forward Edition

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting!  Looking Forward Edition

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By Betty Crafter Do y’all think it’s a little crazy that I’m already planning out my craft projects for the coming year?  Please, someone, tell me you do this too.  Anyhoo…I’ve got some great things queued up for next year, and I hope you’ll be excited to follow along with…

The Christmas Glow – Vintage Ornaments And A Little Deer

The Christmas Glow – Vintage Ornaments And A Little Deer

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By RetroRuth Merry Christmas, Everyone!  Hope you had a great holiday, and that today you are basking in the glow of loved ones or, even better, the glow of your Christmas haul. Today we are just taking it easy around our house and watching the Two Fat Ladies DVD’s I…

No Matter How You Say It……

No Matter How You Say It……

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    …..it still comes out, Merry Christmas!   My best wishes to all of our devoted NPR blog friends during this time of year, when Jesus was sent to deliver us from sin.     Sablemable aka Jan   Photos courtesy of Card Cow (www.cardcow.com)…

Merry Christmas Everyone!!!

Merry Christmas Everyone!!!

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By Sara In AZ Hey y’all! I want to wish everyone a joyous holiday and I hope y’all get all the retro goodies you have been wishing for! Here is some retro Christmas fabulous- ness to kick off your holiday right. This image is from Eartha Kitsch from Ranch Dressing…

Our Little Christmas Trees

Our Little Christmas Trees

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By Sablemable aka Jan   Three of you sent in photos of your MCM inspired Christmas trees, so, along with mine, that makes four and here they are!   Pamela B’s tree, beautifully decorated!   Sara’s Christmas Tree, all adorned with Santa and elves!   Ruth’s  (Retro Ruth) beautiful white…

Removing the Flooring In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

Removing the Flooring In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

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By Sara In AZ OK, so here’s the deal-e-o. We knew we had to replace to carpet in the condo, it was ultra filthy and really needed to be pulled out. We were not totally sure on pulling the ceramic tile. I know 10x 10 ceramic tile is completely not…

Pork Cake Is On The Mid-Century Menu

Pork Cake Is On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Yeah, that’s right. This week Tom and I made a cake with a pound of pork fat in it. It turns out raw pork fat makes a disgustingly chunky batter. And it all ends up being a little too much for Tom. But don’t feel too bad for…

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