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The Cost of Freedom – A Memorial Day Tribute

The Cost of Freedom – A Memorial Day Tribute

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By RetroRuth Let no vandalism of avarice or neglect, no ravages of time, testify to the present or to the coming generations, that we have forgotten, as a people, the cost of a free and undivided Republic. ~ General John A. Logan They hover as a cloud of witnesses above…

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

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By Sara In AZ Wishing all of our readers a wonderful New Year!   Photograph from Los Angeles is My Beat via Pinterest…

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

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By Sara In AZ From all of us at No Pattern Required……wishing you a wonderful, magical and retro holiday!   Photograph from Hey, My Mom Used To Make That via Pinterest.…

Thrifty Thursday – Christmas Edition!

Thrifty Thursday – Christmas Edition!

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By Sara In AZ   This week I was lucky enough to score a bunch of Christmas goodies at all of the thrifts, so let’s check out my latest Christmas thrift finds! I know I’ve found/shown these glasses before…..but I just could not resist picking up a few more when…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

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By Sara In AZ Have a wonderful Thanksgiving Day everyone and be sure to save a drumstick for me! 1958: Bruce Myers with nurse Miss Carolyn Thomas and a turkey. Photo credit: The Dark Room Baltimore Sun…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Thanksgiving Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Thanksgiving Edition

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by Andrea Canadian Thanksgiving has come and gone, but Thanksgiving for those of you in the US is just around the corner!  If you’re looking for some finishing touches to your Thanksgiving table setup, I’ve got some great finds from Etsy.   Vintage Thanksgiving Candles, 1960’s Gurley Candles How adorable…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Getting Ready For Halloween Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Getting Ready For Halloween Edition

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by Andrea It’s finally October – and that means I can start getting ready and decorating for my favourite holiday, Halloween!  Here’s some awesome finds from Etsy:   Vintage Halloween Banner This is actually repro, not vintage; but honestly it looks to be such a good repro, you’d never know…

Vintage Disneyland Photographs

Vintage Disneyland Photographs

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By Sara In AZ I recently stumbled upon this online article 34 vintage photos of Disneyland that will make you want to be a kid again showing some old photographs of Disneyland and just knew I had to share it with y’all!   The “Happiest Place on Earth” turns 60…

Thrifty Thursday

Thrifty Thursday

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By Sara In AZ   Let’s check out my latest thrift finds! I have to admit – the finds have been kind of sparse lately…but this week was a good week, so I finally have to some fun stuff to show y’all! I totally could NOT walk away from these…

Vintage Paper Dolls From the 1940’s – Victory Volunteers and More!

Vintage Paper Dolls From the 1940’s – Victory Volunteers and More!

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By RetroRuth Last week I posted some awesome Cabaret and Ice Skater paper dolls from Eclectic Embrace, and here is Part II! I’ve spent a lot of time online shopping. As one will. Instagram shops and sales are fast becoming my favorite shops (can you say good deals?), and I…

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