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Awesome Products For The Home–Circa 1956

Awesome Products For The Home–Circa 1956

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by Andrea   There’s nothing that makes me wish I could time travel more than when I see the fantastic ads in old magazines – all of the ads here are from the March 1956 issue of American Home.   I would gladly settle for either one of these bathrooms…

Five Fantastic 1950’s Kitchens from Vintage Advertisements

Five Fantastic 1950’s Kitchens from Vintage Advertisements

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By RetroRuth I hope everyone is having a great Monday! And just in case your Monday stinks, here are five gorgeous kitchens from 1950’s advertisements to make your day that much better. This pretty kitchen is from an American Standard ad in the June, 1955 issue of Better Homes &…

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…

Jeffie The Lefton Mouse And His Cheese – Thrifted Salt & Pepper Shaker

Jeffie The Lefton Mouse And His Cheese – Thrifted Salt & Pepper Shaker

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By RetroRuth I found the cutest salt and pepper shakers while out thrifting recently, an adorable little mouse and his piece of cheese. I decided to name the mouse Jeffie.  He just kind of looks like a Jeffie, you know? Jeffie and his cheese are a nested set of S&P…

Mid-Century Menu – Welch’s Grapelade Cake

Mid-Century Menu – Welch’s Grapelade Cake

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Welcome to this week’s Mid-Century Menu!  I have to confess to a bit of poor planning on my part.  I didn’t put two and two together on this one, and I planned Menu night for the same night that we were suppose to go to a ballgame and eat hot…