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Some Fantastic 1970’s Rooms That Cause Some Serious Shelving System Envy

Some Fantastic 1970’s Rooms That Cause Some Serious Shelving System Envy

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By RetroRuth Hey there! Today we have some fun rooms from a pamphlet I picked up at our local library’s book sale. It’s called Using and Creating Storage Space by Mary Jo Appel. I thought this book has some really funky rooms in it, which you may or may not…

Lotus Enamelware by Cathrineholm – 1969

Lotus Enamelware by Cathrineholm – 1969

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By RetroRuth I love it when I find little bonus items in with my vintage finds! I recently scored a great vintage recipe collection from eBay and when I was paging through one of the cooking pamphlets and this fantastic ad for Cathrineholm fluttered out. Score! Check out the gray*!…

Mosette Gravel Art Pamphlet In An Online Flip Book

Mosette Gravel Art Pamphlet In An Online Flip Book

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By RetroRuth I know, I know, I’ve posted this pamphlet before, but this time I am going to give this Mosette pamphlet a fun twist.  I recently found a fun plugin that allows me to turn pamphlets into short books that you can actually flip through here on the site!…

Vintage Video: Rural Civil Defense Spots From 1965

Vintage Video: Rural Civil Defense Spots From 1965

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Or How Marionettes Can Teach Us About Atomic Safety By RetroRuth While watching hilarious vintage commercials on the Internet Archive, I came across this great set of Civil Defense spots from the 1960’s that were made for rural areas and used creepy puppets to get the point across. They were…

Vintage Crafty – Mosette Gravel Art Pamphlet

Vintage Crafty – Mosette Gravel Art Pamphlet

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By RetroRuth We went a little wild at the last Friends of the Library Book Sale. I couldn’t help it.  Tom couldn’t help it. They handed us a paper grocery bag and told us we could cram the thing full and it would only be $5.  $5!  That’s it.  So,…

Mid-Century Menu – Pizza Boats and Hot Fudge Pudding Cake

Mid-Century Menu – Pizza Boats and Hot Fudge Pudding Cake

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Welcome to another week of the Mid-Century Menu!  Honestly, I am surprised this feature has gone one as long as it has.  I thought for sure that it would become too disgusting for us to continue, but Tom and I have persevered through all the stinky, nasty dishes and even…

Mid-Century Menu – Tuna-Mushroom Scallop Uses Whole Bag of Potato Chips!

Mid-Century Menu – Tuna-Mushroom Scallop Uses Whole Bag of Potato Chips!

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Welcome to this week’s Mid-Century Menu, the “fun” feature on the blog in which I get to pick a recipe from my collection of vintage cookbooks, make it, and then feed it to my husband for dinner.  Poor Tom! And this week it really is poor Tom, because I am…

Mid-Century Menu – Spaghetti Timbales

Mid-Century Menu – Spaghetti Timbales

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Happy Wednesday everyone!  Today is a great day for many reasons.  The first is that Tom’s fever broke sometime last night and he is feeling much better.  I am really glad, because he was pacing around driving me crazy because he couldn’t go to work!  So, after waiting a few…

Set Your Table The Vintage Way

Set Your Table The Vintage Way

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Time to learn about some table settings!  I recently picked up this great book on table settings published by Better Homes and Gardens in 1968.  Tom and I found it in a box that had some vintage cookbooks in it and I had to pick it up. Since I am…

Johnson Wax Shows Us The Oldest Feminine Habit

Johnson Wax Shows Us The Oldest Feminine Habit

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Here is the decorating pamphlet I picked up at an estate sale recently.  I love it, except for one thing. I batted around a different title for this post.  For a couple days the draft of this post was known as “Types of Girls According to Johnson Wax” because, well,…