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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 : New Year’s Eve 1950s Style

Vintage Snappy Saturday : New Year’s Eve 1950s Style

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By Sara In AZ Let’s party like it’s 1953!     Have a fabulous, great, and safe New Year’s Eve on the 31st y’all! NEW YEARS EVE PARTY PAPER STREAMERS OLD/VINTAGE PHOTO from seller cybersell  …

Foiled Again! – New Year’s Eve Decor by Alcoa

Foiled Again! – New Year’s Eve Decor by Alcoa

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By Eartha Kitsch   I love interesting old craft books and some of my favorites are those put out by Alcoa, one of the world’s largest producers of Aluminum. During the decades, they’ve published quite a few holiday decoration books that are well, quite obviously meant to hawk aluminum foil.…

Funny And Ridiculous “Gags And Gals” From The Prelinger Archives

Funny And Ridiculous “Gags And Gals” From The Prelinger Archives

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By RetroRuth Yep, that’s right. These girls are in giant boxes. You see, they’re mail-order girls, ordered by Ted Jones in “Oskosh”, WI (yep, it’s spelled wrong in the film) who wants a wife, but wants to have his choice of women mailed to him. In the end, he decides…

1959 Garway Travel Trailer On Craigslist

1959 Garway Travel Trailer On Craigslist

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Or Why Do I Keep Finding What I Can’t Have? By RetroRuth There is an adorable vintage “canned ham” travel trailer right now for sale on my local Michigan Craigslist. Sadly, we have no room to store this thing. None at all. Which really bums me out. (Pink poodle!) But…

The Green Bomber

The Green Bomber

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or Pictures Of A Broken-Down Vintage Model Car By RetroRuth Whew, what a weekend.  I don’t think there is a muscle in my back, legs and butt that doesn’t hurt. Now that it is warm, Tom and I have been packing activity (mostly cleaning activity) into every second of our…

Mid-Century Menu – Cracker Kabobs Tutorial

Mid-Century Menu – Cracker Kabobs Tutorial

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By RetroRuth So, I might not have had the best time watching the Super Bowl, but I had a great time cooking for it. After I finished the fun stuff for our two person Super Bowl Party (Artichoke dip, taco dip and buffalo chicken meatballs), I broke out the mid-century…

Vintage Security Envelope Patterns

Vintage Security Envelope Patterns

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By RetroRuth Okay, so this is a little bizarre, but I am going to show you guys some scans of vintage security envelope patterns. Yep, you read that right!  All these fun patterns are from vintage security envelopes. Where did I get them all, you ask?  Well, remember that post…

A Panther Painting, A Pink Washer & An Atomic Fruit Bowl Lamp

A Panther Painting, A Pink Washer & An Atomic Fruit Bowl Lamp

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By RetroRuth Whoa, check out this stuff!  These are some fun sightings from our antiquing trip to Bay City last weekend. Lots of stuff I wanted but, alas, either too expensive or not quite right. Sometimes things are obviously MCM. Sometimes they are mid-century colonial. Sometimes they are just kitschy…

Dorothy Needs Our Help – Her Pink 1955 Geneva Kitchen and Her Tragedy

Dorothy Needs Our Help – Her Pink 1955 Geneva Kitchen and Her Tragedy

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By RetroRuth Oh my gosh, people.  We are dealing with a true vintage emergency here!   Dorothy writes: I have a 1955 pink Geneva kitchen with the original thermador oven and range. We are renovating the counters and the floor, but a contractor threw out one of the 12X 24 drawers for…

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