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1950s Time Capsule Condos That Were Gutted………….UUUUGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!! – Thursday Retro Rewind

1950s Time Capsule Condos That Were Gutted………….UUUUGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!! – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Here is the second post I did in the ‘Time Capsule Condo” series. I debated if I should run this one again since it does not technically deal with the “rehab” of Mom’s  condo. In the end though, I thought it would be interesting to show (once again) how different the…

Mom’s Kitschy 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind!

Mom’s Kitschy 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind!

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Hey everyone, I was looking through the archives and stumbled across my Mom’s condo series – can you believe it’s been almost FIVE years since I posted about my Mom’s time capsule condo?! Crazy isn’t it! Mike and I had a blast re-habbing the condo for my Mom – and…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Seattle, WA

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Seattle, WA

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  By Eartha Kitsch   I’ve got a gorgeous property for you this week. If you’re like me and love houses that seem to blend harmoniously with the nature around them, then this house will be tops on your list.  It has so much beautiful woodwork and huge windows with…

Holiday Shopping At Sears – 1959 Edition

Holiday Shopping At Sears – 1959 Edition

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By Eartha Kitsch I don’t know if you’re like me but when I go out shopping for holiday gifts and ensembles, I am often left feeling kind of well, “Meh”.  I have a hard time finding much razzle-dazzle and excitement in many of the newer goods of today. Call me…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Sweeping Ranch in Memphis, TN

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Sweeping Ranch in Memphis, TN

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By Eartha Kitsch We’re back to Memphis this week and right back to Bonnie Drive, the street that gave us the mysterious “Woodsy Rancher” home. This week’s home is a real Southern charmer and just like the last home, is close to good ole Graceland – only 1.5 miles away. …

1950s Time Capsule Condos That Were Gutted………….UUUUGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!

1950s Time Capsule Condos That Were Gutted………….UUUUGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!

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By Sara In AZ Sooooo, before we get started on all the renovation projects I thought I would show y’all some of the other condos that were up for sale (in the same complex)  the same time as my Mom’s unit.  I thought I would show you all, sadly, some…

Mom’s Kitschy 1950s Time Capsule Condo

Mom’s Kitschy 1950s Time Capsule Condo

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By Sara In AZ My Mom recently had to downsize to a smaller home. We searched around a while and found this little enclave of old condos that would fit the bill perfectly for her. There were a few different condos in this development that were up for sale at…

The Motel Safari on Route 66

The Motel Safari on Route 66

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By Sara In AZ ___________________________________ A few years ago I had the pleasure of staying at the Motel Safari In Tucumcari New Mexico.   It was one of those nights when you pull off the road, dead tired, after driving all day and you are not sure where to stay.  Motel Safari was one of the…

1959 Fall and Winter Sears Catalog Part 2

1959 Fall and Winter Sears Catalog Part 2

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By Sara In AZ _________________________________ Ok y’all here is the finale to our Sears shopping experience. Well, you never know, I may just take some more pictures and post them down the road. There is only like 700 more pages or something. 🙂 *click on any picture to enlarge it*…

1959 Fall and Winter Sears Catalog Part 1

1959 Fall and Winter Sears Catalog Part 1

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By Sara In AZ ___________________________________ So, I went to this Estate Sale and it was like the last hour, of the last day, of the sale. I didn’t have much hope there would be anything that great left. I scrounged around for a bit a spotted this beat up old…