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Awesome Vintage Astronaut And Spaceship Wallpaper On eBay

Awesome Vintage Astronaut And Spaceship Wallpaper On eBay

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By RetroRuth Thanks to Sara in AZ, who gave me a heads up on this super-sweet vintage wallpaper that is on eBay right now. The auction ends soon, so if this is the wallpaper of your dreams you had better get over there and buy it!! Vintage 50s Novelty Print…

Banana Spook Cake On The Mid-Century Menu

Banana Spook Cake On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Happy Halloween!! Want to see a hilarious banana-topped cake AND read a spooky story? Then head on over to the Mid-Century Menu. This week we made Banana Spook Cake! We were powerless against this picture. We had to make it. And Tom had to eat it. Come on…

Retro Pattern Review – Simplicity 3296

Retro Pattern Review – Simplicity 3296

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By Andrea For this week’s Retro Pattern Review, I’ve got for you Simplicity 3296, which I picked up as part of my big garage sale pattern haul this past summer.  This pattern dates to the mid-50s As Ella has suddenly developed a love for all things pink and pouffy skirts,…

Vintage Halloween Cakes With Some Fabulous Decorating

Vintage Halloween Cakes With Some Fabulous Decorating

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By RetroRuth So, last week I brought you some fabulous wedding cakes from my stash of vintage Mail Box News Magazines from Maid of Scandinavia, and this week we are taking a look at some crazy awesome vintage Halloween cakes! These cakes are from Mail Box News September issues from…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor-Reader’s Pick! Erie, Pennsylvania

Won’t You Be My Neighbor-Reader’s Pick!   Erie, Pennsylvania

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By Sablemable NPR fan, Chris, found today’s home while visiting Erie last week.  Hurray for Chris!!!!!!!!! A classic brick ranch built in 1953, there are 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 1,556 square feet of living space.  The price is $149,900.00 and is listed with New Horizon Realtors, (814) 899-1316.  Photos…

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 that is up for sale on eBay right now! First up, check out these cool Mid Century Modern Retro Atomic Belart Pictures from seller sunshinemk. Wow, this vintage fabric is amazing…….and there are over 7 yards to boot! Check out…

Halloween Candy-What’s In Your Paper Bag?

Halloween Candy-What’s In Your Paper Bag?

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By Sablemable   Those of us who were children during the Fifties and Sixties remember the Halloween nights of costumes and candy. We would walk through the neighborhood carrying our grocery sacks, ring the doorbells and yell, “Trick or treat,” when the doors opened. (Image courtesy of www.anostalgichalloween.blogspot.com) Then the…

Help Save A Frank Lloyd Wright House Under Threat of Demolition………Sign The Petition Today!

Help Save A Frank Lloyd Wright House Under Threat of Demolition………Sign The Petition Today!

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By Sara In AZ If y’all read my post a few weeks back, you know there is a Frank Lloyd Wright  designed house here in Phoenix that could be demolished because developers want to build 2 new McMansions on the property. It is sometimes frustrating because if I had enough…

Our “New” Vintage Formica Kitchen Table

Our “New” Vintage Formica Kitchen Table

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By RetroRuth I am happy to announce that our long search to find a vintage dinette table for our kitchen is almost over. Tom and I have been looking for a classic looking chrome-edged Formica-topped table for a few years now.  Even though we see these tables literally everywhere, it…

Clam Aspic On The Mid-Century Menu

Clam Aspic On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth So, I made some Clam Aspic. It looked just about how you might imagine clam aspic would look. Which is scary. But Tom wasn’t afraid. Not afraid at all. Come on over to the Mid-Century Menu if you want to see it!…

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