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More Treasures Salvaged From The Flood – My Grandmother’s Collection of Vintage Gloves

More Treasures Salvaged From The Flood – My Grandmother’s Collection of Vintage Gloves

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By RetroRuth This week I bring you more treasures that lived through the flood at my parents house. Unlike the press badges I showed you last week (more of those coming next Weds!), these treasures weren’t injured by the water in any way. Why? Because someone thought ahead and stored them…

Thrifting A Dream: A Vintage Starlight Replogle Globe

Thrifting A Dream: A Vintage Starlight Replogle Globe

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By RetroRuth Quiet down, please. Quiet. I have an announcement to make. Ahem. My long quest for a vintage  Starlight Replogle Globe is now OVER! I happened upon this pretty baby in the Salvation Army Thrift Store in Mount Pleasant. It was just sitting in the front cabinet, being lonely,…

Holiday Dresses And Michelle Obama In Vintage Norman Norell

Holiday Dresses And Michelle Obama In Vintage Norman Norell

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By RetroRuth Who out there is excited to dress up for the Holidays?  Oh! Oh! *madly waving arms in the air* “Meeeeeeeeee!” Well, maybe I am not as excited as our fashion-forward First Lady, Michelle Obama, who wore a vintage Norman Norell dress at a recent Christmas special taped at…

Maggie’s 1950’s Pink and Black Bathroom

Maggie’s 1950’s Pink and Black Bathroom

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By RetroRuth Tom and I recently took a trip to the D.C. area to visit our new niece, Piper!  She is really the cutest little thing. It was great to see her, and to see all our brothers and sisters that we haven’t seen in a long time.  As an…

A Charming Devil, A Screaming Imp and A Pretty Kitty

A Charming Devil, A Screaming Imp and A Pretty Kitty

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By RetroRuth Hooray!  I am pleased to announce that the “new” retro Halloween tags and toppers have been met with lots of “oooo-ing” and some “aaahhh-ing”. In fact we were just featured in this fun Etsy Treasury, Zombies n’ Cupcakes.  Awesome! There are some hilarious and creepy little things in that…

New Basement Floor – Red and Black Retro VCT Tile

New Basement Floor – Red and Black Retro VCT Tile

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By RetroRuth Finally!!  I know I have been promising to post pictures of the new basement floor for a while, and I have finally had time to sit down, edit photos and pick out some good ones.  Everyone will be happy to know that ALL of the nasty, gross carpeting…

“New” Thrifted Vintage Vinyl Sofa and Swivel Chairs

“New” Thrifted Vintage Vinyl Sofa and Swivel Chairs

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By RetroRuth Welllll….it’s Monday again.  What the heck happened to the weekend??  I feel like Tom and I worked and worked and didn’t get a single thing done.  But I won’t prattle on about house repairs. Instead, I’ll give you guys some eye candy. Behold!  Our “new” vintage vinyl sofa that…