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Vintage Pink and Gray Diner for Sale in Birch Run, MI

Vintage Pink and Gray Diner for Sale in Birch Run, MI

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By RetroRuth Happy Memorial Day, everyone! Anyone looking to buy a vintage diner? Tom and I stumbled across one when we were on a recent trip to Frankenmuth, MI. We were on our way back and drove past this roadside diner outside of Birch Run, MI. The sign on the…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Fred and Kelly’s Barbecue

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Fred and Kelly’s Barbecue

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By Sara In AZ I’d eat Barbecue every day for the rest of my life if this place was down the street from me!   1940s Barbecue Curb Service Drive In Restaurant from seller ihaveitall2…

The Retro Delicous Sweetie-licious Bakery in DeWitt, Michigan

The Retro Delicous Sweetie-licious Bakery in DeWitt, Michigan

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By RetroRuth Who wants some pie? This week we are visiting this totally adorable retro pie shop in DeWitt, MI called Sweetie-licious! I saw this place online and just fell in love with the retro vibe. When I found out that the owner was a repeat winner at the National…

Pink DuBouchett Bar, 1956 – Vintage Snappy Saturdays

Pink DuBouchett Bar, 1956 – Vintage Snappy Saturdays

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By RetroRuth What better way to celebrate Saturday than with a pink bar? This bar is from my 1956 cocktail recipe book that was published by DuBouchett. This bar is featured on the inside cover, and I am wondering if this might have been the tasting room at the DuBouchett…

Check it out – More Vintage-y (Looking) Polaroid Land Camera Pictures!

Check it out – More Vintage-y (Looking) Polaroid Land Camera Pictures!

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By Sara In AZ I promised awhile back that I would show more Polaroid Land Camera Pictures from our trips out and about. We took all the pictures with the Land Camera that was gifted to us from Ruth and Tom.  This camera takes such interesting shots – though it…

Jon’s Country Burgers Drive In in Mount Pleasant, MI

Jon’s Country Burgers Drive In in Mount Pleasant, MI

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By RetroRuth I love it when we get to eat at a restaurant that has been around for more than 50 years! Luckily, Tom and I were able to eat at John’s Country Burgers one more time before Alex made her early appearance and limited our travel options temporarily. Jon’s…

My Retro Roadtrip – Part One

My Retro Roadtrip – Part One

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by Andrea I’m back! Did y’all miss me? I’ve got some pics of the more mid-century highlights from my road trip to share with you today. On Sara in Az’s recommendation, we went to XXX Root Beer in Issaquah. It’s a little out of the way, but definitely well worth…

A Vintage Diner Experience – The West Bay Diner in Grand Marais, MI

A Vintage Diner Experience – The West Bay Diner in Grand Marais, MI

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By RetroRuth Tom and I just got back from a super-whirlwind trip to Wisconsin and Michigan’s UP.  It was really, really fun, but also really tiring! Luckily, we had lots of fun stuff and good food to keep us going during our crazy-long driving sections. Speaking of good food, check…

Our Trip to the Kitschiest Restaurant on Earth……Casa Bonita in Lakewood Colorado

Our Trip to the Kitschiest Restaurant on Earth……Casa Bonita in Lakewood Colorado

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By Sara In AZ One night, a long time ago, Mike was flipping channels and landed on an episode of South Park. It just happened to be an episode where Cartman does ANYTHING he can just so he can go to his “favorite place in the whole world”……..which just so…

Cool Vintage & Retro Sights From Our Recent Road Trip

Cool Vintage & Retro Sights From Our Recent Road Trip

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I were attending a family wedding in Colorado recently so we thought why not make a mini road trip out of it and have some fun along the way! We went up through New Mexico and Kansas, then into Nebraska where we finally looped…

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