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Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Battle Creek, Michigan

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?  Battle Creek, Michigan

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By Sablemable   Yep, Battle Creek, home of Tony the Tiger!  I don’t know if Kellogg’s still has their tour of the factory with the complimentary scoop of vanilla ice cream sprinkled with Rice Krispies, but today’s home is worth the move to this fantastic city! Priced at $148,900.00, the…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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By Sara In AZ Hey y’all, check out all the cool stuff up for sale on eBay right now! First up, is anyone out there looking for some New Old Stock pink ceramic bathroom accessories? If so be sure to check out this Mid Century Modern Pink Porcelain Bathroom Accessory…

Around The 50 with Craigslist! Alabama–Mississippi Part 1

Around The 50 with Craigslist!  Alabama–Mississippi Part 1

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By Sablemable Great vintage/retro finds from Craigslist in each of the 50 states! Text was edited to conserve space.  Photos courtesy of www.craigslist.org   FROM ALABAMA 1970’s Retro Sectional Sofas – $300 (Huntsville) Date: 2012-09-22, 10:56AM EDT Reply to: see below These mid century modern pieces are each 56" long…

Sara’s Horrendously Long ‘Retro’ House Hunt Continues……..With Some Crazy Results!

Sara’s Horrendously Long ‘Retro’ House Hunt Continues……..With Some Crazy Results!

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By Sara In AZ Yep, that’s right………Mike and I are still looking for our dream time capsule house! STILL!!! I tell you what, it’s hard here in Phoenix…..where apparently the lovers of time capsule homes are few and far between. It is also hard because we are searching for a…

This Week In The News – A Bunch Of Pictures Of Pets, We Are On Instagram and Advice Needed For Painting A Living Room

This Week In The News – A Bunch Of Pictures Of Pets, We Are On Instagram and Advice Needed For Painting A Living Room

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By RetroRuth It has been an eventful week here. First up, we have some news about a cat and some dogs! What We’ve Been Doing Besides Writing This Blog   Can you believe it? Betty Crafter and I both found stray dogs in the same month. Crazy, huh? Well, the cute…

Grand Finale Peanut Butter Pie On The Mid-Century Menu

Grand Finale Peanut Butter Pie On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth This week we are making peanut butter pie on the Mid-Century Menu. It is pretty exciting. All that peanut butter.  Oreo cookies. Even Tom is excited. This is his excited face. Come on over to the Mid-Century Menu and check it out!…

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting! Sewing Caddy Edition

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting!  Sewing Caddy Edition

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By Betty Crafter Hello fellow vintage crafty lovers! This week I have another installment for our folksy, sweet, 1960s felt sewing caddy. Last time we gathered all the supplies we need, and this time we’ll draw out the pattern. The first step is to draw 1 inch by 1 inch…

Reader Lydia’s Lovely and Glam Cape Cod

Reader Lydia’s Lovely and Glam Cape Cod

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By RetroRuth Do I need to tell you how thrilled I was when I got this wonderful pic in my email the other day?? Totally gorgeous!!! And the email I got with the pic was even more wonderful. Hi Ruth I just want to share some pictures of my living…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Dallas, Pennsylvania

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?  Dallas, Pennsylvania

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By Sablemable   Another reader’s pick today!  Here’s the email content from Miss CherryBubbles of Past Life Vintage Blogspot (www.pastlifevintage.blogspot.com).   Just thought I’d share this house for sale in Dallas, PA. It is my grandparents’ house – built in the early 1950s. The kitchen and bath retain original features…

Kool Kitsch For Sale On eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale On eBay

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By Sara In AZ Hey y’all, check out all of the cool stuff up for sale on eBay right now! First up, check out this Vintage 1950s Magazine/Toiletry Metal Stand from seller jipjoint. So cool! Isn’t this Vintage Orange and Yellow Owl Napkin Holder from seller santosandcharlie, just the most adorable napkin…

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