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The 1955 All-Electric House From The Johnson County Museum In Shawnee, Kansas – Part I

The 1955 All-Electric House From The Johnson County Museum In Shawnee, Kansas – Part I

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By RetroRuth If you have never been to the All-Electric House in Kansas, here is your chance for a great photo tour! Tom and I visited this gem a few years ago. At the time, this home was located next to the Johnson County Museum and you were given guided…

Vintage Camper Friday: Shastas!!

Vintage Camper Friday: Shastas!!

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By Merlin   These little spam cans have their beginnings in WW2.  Shasta started building travel trailers in 1941 for US Armed forces employees.  After the war the camper trailer boom began and Shasta campers became extremely popular.  Shasta expanded their production facilities in 1952, 1958 and 1963.     …

Kon Tiki in Tucson Arizona

Kon Tiki in Tucson Arizona

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By Sara In AZ   OK, last week I told y’all all about the antiquing Mike and I did around Tucson… this week I will let you in on more Tucson fun we had…..we finally made it to the Kon Tiki tiki bar!!!! I had been wanting to go to…

The Vintages – A Vintage Trailer Park For The Mid Century Devotee!

The Vintages – A Vintage Trailer Park For The Mid Century Devotee!

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By Sara In AZ Oh emmmm gee y’all…check  this trailer park out!!!! Eeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!! I know……amazeballs right? And you haven’t even seen the inside of the trailers  yet! I recently came across The Vintages Trailer Resort and I knew I just had to share it with all of you – esp.…

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,…

Hot Dish In Minneapolis – Vintage Snappy Saturday

Hot Dish In Minneapolis – Vintage Snappy Saturday

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By RetroRuth This week Vintage Snappy Saturday is actually “Retro” Snappy Saturday! This is a shot of Hot Dish in the Minneapolis/St.Paul Airport. This adorable place sells – you guessed it – casseroles! How retro-wonderful is that? Sadly, we didn’t have time to stop and eat (it was located outside…

Bobo’s Drive-In Topeka, Kansas – A Retrotastic Fun Eating Experience!

Bobo’s Drive-In Topeka, Kansas – A Retrotastic Fun Eating Experience!

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I recently went on a mini road trip and we thought we’d hit up some fun eating joints along the way. We had seen Bobo’s Drive In featured in an episode of Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives and thought it looked super cool so we wanted…

Nostalgic 1950’s At Miss Katie’s Diner In Milwaukee

Nostalgic 1950’s At Miss Katie’s Diner In Milwaukee

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By RetroRuth It’s 50’s diner time! This time we are visiting Miss Katie’s Diner, where Tom and I went for breakfast on our recent trip to Milwaukee. This isn’t an authentic diner from the 1950’s (it’s only been open for 25 years), but the inside is filled with lots of…

Shea’s Gas Station On Route 66

Shea’s Gas Station On Route 66

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By Tom Yup, Ruth called in a favor and so I am writing this one today.  So be forewarned: you will not get writing that snaps crackles and pops here.  I am only properly trained in two of the three “R’s”.  But I digress.  So anyhoo, after our spring road…

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