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Vintage Paper Dolls From the 1940’s – Victory Volunteers and More!

Vintage Paper Dolls From the 1940’s – Victory Volunteers and More!

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By RetroRuth Last week I posted some awesome Cabaret and Ice Skater paper dolls from Eclectic Embrace, and here is Part II! I’ve spent a lot of time online shopping. As one will. Instagram shops and sales are fast becoming my favorite shops (can you say good deals?), and I…

My Grandmother’s Glasses

My Grandmother’s Glasses

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By Sara In AZ My Grandmother is an enigma. She has many stories to tell, but keeps most of them close to the vest. It’s not until you start prying and questioning do you really find out the juicy tidbits from the past. I suppose I am guilty of this…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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By Sara In AZ Hey y’all, check out all the cool stuff that is up for sale on eBay right now! First up, do you sometimes need help with decorating? I know I sure could use some tips every now and then! Be sure to check out this FAB Vintage…

Bomb Girls: A Cool New Series Set Against the 1940s WWII Era on REELZ Channel!

Bomb Girls: A Cool New Series Set Against the 1940s WWII Era on REELZ Channel!

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By Sara In AZ I don’t know how I completely missed seeing any promotion for the new series Bomb Girls…………maybe there was not a lot of promo that was done for the show??? Anyway, the name “Bomb Girls” quickly went across the TV screen as Mike was scrolling through the…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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By Sara In AZ Check out the cool finds for sale this week on eBay y’all! First up, this super cool Vintage 1950s Portable Bar Case from seller oregontiquer. Check out this New Old Stock Recessed Brass Wall Clock from seller pcobra93. AWESOME!!! Are you looking for some vintage wallpaper?…

The Brave Never Die – A Memorial Day Tribute

The Brave Never Die – A Memorial Day Tribute

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By RetroRuth Let no vandalism of avarice or neglect, no ravages of time, testify to the present or to the coming generations, that we have forgotten, as a people, the cost of a free and undivided Republic.                                                                                             ~ General John A. Logan They hover as a cloud of witnesses…

Decorating During World War II – A 1943 Sears Pamphlet

Decorating During World War II – A 1943 Sears Pamphlet

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By RetroRuth I was lucky enough recently to stumble across a great upholstery book from 1955 in my local Salvation army. But that isn’t what this post is about. What this post is about was tucked snuggly inside the front cover of said upholstery book, sitting patiently and waiting for…

Women In Uniform Clip From Saving America by Pony Tale Films

Women In Uniform Clip From Saving America by Pony Tale Films

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By RetroRuth I am not sure how many of you have seen the trailer or clips from the documentary Saving America: A Diary of a Generation by Pony Tale Films, but if you haven’t seen anything about it and you are interested in WWII history and culture, then this is…

Postcards From WWII Soldiers

Postcards From WWII Soldiers

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By RetroRuth Okay, okay, this time it is for real.  I am really going through my Grandpa’s stuff, and I am going to cut it down. I am going to sell stuff, throw stuff away and organize what is left. For real this time. So I grabbed a box at…