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Meet The Talented Bella Street And Her New Novel, Mid-Century Mayhem!

Meet The Talented Bella Street And Her New Novel, Mid-Century Mayhem!

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Hey, everybody! RetroRuth here, bringing you a really fun post about our newest sponsor, Bella Street, the author of the novel, Mid-Century Mayhem. If you are looking for a fun read set in the mid-century, make sure you check it out! Ms. Street was kind enough to chat with me…

My 5 Most Memorable Mid-Century Books

My 5 Most Memorable Mid-Century Books

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By RetroRuth Hope everyone is having a relaxing Labor Day! To celebrate, I am bringing you some book suggestions for you to read while you are lounging around relaxing on this fine holiday. Not too long ago, I was tagged on my personal Facebook account to list ten books that…

Thrift Finds: 1930’s Nancy Drew, Viki Barr, Cherry Ames and Judy Bolton

Thrift Finds: 1930’s Nancy Drew, Viki Barr, Cherry Ames and Judy Bolton

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By RetroRuth Attention!!!! My local Goodwill considers all Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys, Viki Barr, Cherry Ames, Judy Bolton, Trixie Belden and Hardy Boys to be children’s books. Do you know what that means??? It means that I got… …all… …of these… …for… …25 cents each!!! It was a good weekend.…

Some Quick Thrift Finds – Cute Girl Wallhanging and Wooden Bird Bowl

Some Quick Thrift Finds – Cute Girl Wallhanging and Wooden Bird Bowl

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I am busy being a good housewife today and unpacking from my trip, so here are some pictures of a few of my recent thrifting finds: The first is this great wallhanging of a kneeling girl in a white dress.  Believe it or not, I found this wallhanging in a…