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Birch Lodge and Motel – A 1950’s Time Capsule Motel In Michigan

Birch Lodge and Motel – A 1950’s Time Capsule Motel In Michigan

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By RetroRuth I am very happy to say that on our most recent vacation, we got to stay in a time capsule motel! This is a shot of our room in the very nice Birch Lodge and Motel in Michigan’s Upper Penninsula. If this seems familiar to you, we did…

1930’s Through the 1950’s At the Circus!

1930’s Through the 1950’s At the Circus!

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By RetroRuth Okay, okay, you are probably getting sick of vintage circus fun from our trip to Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin. BUT I made sure to snap some pictures of the ephemera (posters, cloth hangings, programs, etc) dealing with mid-century to give you guys a look at the…

The Great Ringling Bros. Circus Train From 1933 At Circus World Museum In Baraboo, WI

The Great Ringling Bros. Circus Train From 1933 At Circus World Museum In Baraboo, WI

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By RetroRuth Happy Monday, everyone! This week we are going back to Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin  Our last post was an overview of the retro-coolness of this place, but I thought I would bring you a few more in-depth posts on some of the exhibits. And the first…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Curley’s Motel

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Curley’s Motel

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By RetroRuth Curley’s Motel, taken during our last trip to the UP in Michigan. This hotel was actually very cute!…

Circus World Museum in Baraboo, WI

Circus World Museum in Baraboo, WI

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By RetroRuth We recently finished up a crazy-long road trip vacation around Lake Michigan that was a ton of fun. Well, it was mostly fun. A long road trip with a toddler is always a challenge, but Alex ended up being pretty good overall. It helped that we built in…

Vintage And Retro Fun in Tawas City, MI

Vintage And Retro Fun in Tawas City, MI

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By RetroRuth We took a mini-vacation a few weeks ago to the lakeside town of Tawas City, Michigan! We love this town because it has been a vacation destination for a long time, and the vintage/retro vibe is very well-preserved. If you saw my recent post on Marion’s Dairy Bar,…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Pretty Things For Pretty Houses

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Pretty Things For Pretty Houses

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s post won’t be focusing on a single time capsule house but instead, on a few different estate sale houses that I’ve toured lately. These homes are all either destined for the real estate market or already under contract. So I guess this post…

Another Spectacular Vintage 1950 Spartan Aircraft Royal Mansion Trailer For Sale!

Another Spectacular Vintage 1950 Spartan Aircraft Royal Mansion Trailer For Sale!

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By Sara In AZ Check it out y’all…..Ryan alerted me that another Spartan trailer was up for sale….and you just know that I HAD to do a post about this beauty! 1950 Spartan Royal Mansion From the auction listing: For your consideration… let this 100% original Spartan travel trailer take…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – 1951 Grand Union Supermarket in New Jersey

Vintage Snappy Saturday – 1951 Grand Union Supermarket in New Jersey

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By Sara In AZ Is it even remotely possible for grocery stores to look this cool ever again???     Grand Union Supermarket Broadway in East Paterson 1951 New Jersey from seller ihaveitall2…

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…

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