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Vintage Snappy Saturday – The Baldwin Theatre in LA

Vintage Snappy Saturday – The Baldwin Theatre in LA

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By Sara In AZ Is this the most epic mid-century movie theatre or what?!   1949 Baldwin Theater L.A from seller ihaveitall2.…

Adverts For The Home – 1950 Style

Adverts For The Home – 1950 Style

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By Andrea I originally had a totally different plan for what I was going to share with you NPR readers this week.  However, when I was looking through the March 1950 issue of Better Homes and Gardens, I was totally blown away by the awesome ads – I ust had…

Vintage Montgomery Ward Spring and Summer 1962 Catalog

Vintage Montgomery Ward Spring and Summer 1962 Catalog

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By Sara In AZ I recently picked up this completely fabulous Montgomery Ward catalog from 1962 and I just knew that I had to share some of it with y’all! I will scan some pages in every so often and share them with you all over time, it’s such a…

Vintage Snappy Saturday– Let’s Go To The Dunes

Vintage Snappy Saturday– Let’s Go To The Dunes

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By Sara In AZ I really, really, really wish Vegas could still be old school and kitschy like this……   Dunes Casino Las Vegas 1950s Vintage Kodachrome Technicolor 35mm Color Slide from seller acme_vintage_dry_goods.…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Katz Drug Store

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Katz Drug Store

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By Sara In AZ What could be better than an amaze-balls mid-century drug store combined with an equally amaze-balls sign?! Nothing I say! Picture of  Katz Drug Store #33,  441 Kirkwood Road Missouri. Katz Drug Store Missouri 1950′s vintage grocery market from seller vastcool.…

Nine Small Summer Projects That Any Man (or One!) Can Build – Better Homes And Gardens June 1965

Nine Small Summer Projects That Any Man (or One!) Can Build – Better Homes And Gardens June 1965

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by Andrea It’s finally starting to warm up here, and what better time to start thinking about outdoor projects?   (Forgive my post title – as you can see it was pretty much direct from the magazine cover.  I am sure we have ladies who are excellent with tools reading…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Welcome to the “New” Stuart C. Irby Lighting Fixture Showroom

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Welcome to the “New” Stuart C. Irby Lighting Fixture Showroom

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By Sara In AZ Whoa……what I would give to be able to have just 10 minutes in this place……….   Back of postcard reads You are cordially invited to visit our new lighting fixture showroom to see a magnificent display of lighting fixtures and lamps. The best in lighting. Stuart…

Storage Solutions For The Overstuffed Home – Better Homes and Gardens March 1973

Storage Solutions For The Overstuffed Home – Better Homes and Gardens March 1973

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By Andrea Between having a home based business, a three year old and an 18 year old, my 1096 sq ft house could probably be described as over stuffed! However, Better Homes and Gardens is here with some awesome mid-century storage ideas! Oooh, this is storage I would definitely like…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Meet Julia and Puffer

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Meet Julia and Puffer

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By Sara In AZ OK, first up – can I get a collective “Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwww.” Meet 4 year old Julia and her kitty ‘Puffer’……I am pondering that name ‘Puffer’, but we will just speculate that the kitty had no gastrointestinal issues what so ever! At any rate this has to be the…

Let’s Disco!

Let’s Disco!

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by Andrea Ever wanted to learn to disco?  Now’s your chance!  I’ve got some scans for you from the 1978 edition of Let’s Disco, put out by K-Tel!   They really do make disco dancing look epic on the cover, don’t they? Got your dancing shoes on?  Let’s get started.…

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