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Vintage Snappy Saturday : The Children of Yesterday….Having a Blast Just Being Kids!

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The Children of Yesterday….Having a Blast Just Being Kids!

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By Sara In AZ The pure blissful innocence of children sometimes takes my breath away….I hope you all are having a fabulous day today!   Small Children 1960 Sitting on Skate Boards Riding on Sidewalk from seller lovevictor86  …

Vintage Snappy Saturday : It’s Almost Halloween

Vintage Snappy Saturday : It’s Almost Halloween

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By Sara In AZ Getting ready for the big day!   Vintage 1960s Halloween Color Photograph from seller AlaskaVintage…

Vintage Mr Potato Head : Funny Face Ideas

Vintage Mr Potato Head : Funny Face Ideas

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I are in the last stages to finally move into our retro ranch over the next few weeks, so you will have to bear with me if my commenting seems erratic or if I’m not around very much. I promise to have new posts…

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…

Have A Spooky, Scary, Happy Halloween!

Have A Spooky, Scary, Happy Halloween!

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By Sara In AZ In honor of today being Halloween I wanted to take a little departure from the normal MCM goodness we bring to you everyday to show you something a little bit different. How about a “Spooky, Scary” story to kick your Halloween day off right…then maybe a terrifying…

Tuesday Etsy Roundup – The Flower Power Edition

Tuesday Etsy Roundup – The Flower Power Edition

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By Eartha Kitsch This week, I thought that we’d take a look at some Etsy items with cheerful floral designs! Even though Fall is winding towards Winter, we can still have fabulous blooms all over the place, I say!   First up, quite possibly the prettiest breadbox that I’ve ever…

My Vintage Children’s Record Megascore – With Lots of Pictures!

My Vintage Children’s Record Megascore – With Lots of Pictures!

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By RetroRuth So, two weeks ago I mentioned that I had scored some fun stuff at the Midland Antiques Festival. And by “fun stuff” I meant a whole pile of vintage children’s records! Look at them! Aren’t they adorable? They even have all the sleeves and everything. I ended up…

Hosting A Retro Little Girl’s Birthday Party – A Photographic How-To

Hosting A Retro Little Girl’s Birthday Party – A Photographic How-To

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By RetroRuth If there was one thing my grandmother had, it was style. And she had it in spades. When Grandma decorated, she decorated.  Every few years my grandparents North Side Chicago flat would get all new wallpaper, new carpet, new curtains and sometimes even new furniture. When she dressed,…

Why Not Live? A 1930’s Safety Film From The Red Cross

Why Not Live? A 1930’s Safety Film From The Red Cross

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It’s a good question, isn’t it??? It will give you something to think about next time you contemplate doing something reckless! Check out this vintage film for a little bit of crazy driving, some snakebites, ax accidents, stove flare-ups, people falling out of canoes and little kids sticking their fingers…

Pretty 1960’s Picture Book Illustrations

Pretty 1960’s Picture Book Illustrations

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By RetroRuth Here are some fun mid-century illustrations from a religious children’s book that reader Toni recently sent me.  I must say, I LOVE this little girl’s hair! Thanks, Toni! Here is the cover of a used book we just bought. It was publishes in 1969 and it’s a story…

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