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Vintage 1976 Aldens Christmas Catalog

Vintage 1976 Aldens Christmas Catalog

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By Sara In AZ   Since we are all getting in the Christmas spirit around my house I thought it would be fun to share this kitschy and cool vintage Aldens Christmas catalog I found for sale in eBay. This catalog is not from the 50s or the 60s, like…

ALERT! NEW Paper Sleeves For Your Vintage 1950s 1960s Aluminum Christmas Tree Branches!!!!

ALERT! NEW Paper Sleeves For Your Vintage 1950s 1960s Aluminum Christmas Tree Branches!!!!

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By Sara In AZ   I originally ran this post last Christmas, but I wanted to re-run this again in case anyone missed it last year!   Is your Aluminum Tree tired, rundown, listless……well, instead of feeding it some Vitameatavegamin you might want to consider getting it some brand NEW…

Have A Spooky, Scary, Happy Halloween! – Thursday Retro Rewind

Have A Spooky, Scary, Happy Halloween! – Thursday Retro Rewind

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I thought what with Halloween less than a week away now it would be fun to re-post this Halloween post I originally did 5 years ago. These were mementos from my childhood that my Mom held onto…read on for a flashback into my childhood Halloween memories! By Sara In AZ…

Betty Crocker Again

Betty Crocker Again

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By Julia Most of the homes of friends and loved ones that I’ve visited have one thing in common: they all have a similar edition of an orange Betty Crocker cookbook. My mom had one, my friends’ moms all had one. The one featured here today is my mother-in-law’s 1976…

Parrot Placemats

Parrot Placemats

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By Julia This summer I was bitten by the tiki bug. I’m obsessed. Our house lacked a distinct location for a tiki lounge, but I improvised. Our three-season porch seemed like the best option since we were accustomed to relaxing out there, enjoying a cocktail and unwinding after a tough…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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By Sara In AZ     I recently came across this fun seller on eBay devowass6zm7 and they had so many neat things I decided to do a post highlighting just a few of the great items they have up for sale right now. Seriously though, this is just a…

Thursday Retro Rewind – Company Casserole – A Vintage Recipe Test

Thursday Retro Rewind – Company Casserole – A Vintage Recipe Test

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I originally posted this recipe 4 years ago, when we first moved into the retro ranch. It was a fun one, so I thought I’d re-post it today!  By Sara In AZ Wait, what? Did y’all think you made it to the wrong blog and accidentally went on over to…

Thursday Edition…….Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Ann Arbor, Michigan

Thursday Edition…….Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Ann Arbor, Michigan

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By Sara In AZ   Hi everyone! Ruth has been crazy-busy with the move…and on top of that she is sick! EEK! I didn’t have time to put together a post on Sunday so we are just going to move WYBMN to Thursday this week! Now, go grab yourself a…

Meet Me in St. Louie

Meet Me in St. Louie

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By Julia A few years ago, my husband and I went to St. Louis, MO for our anniversary. I found some SAGA pieces on a blog I was reading and we set off in hot pursuit. We weren’t even sure those items would still be available when we arrived, but…

Vintage Fabric Haul – Be Still My Heart!

Vintage Fabric Haul – Be Still My Heart!

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By Arleen I was hit by a stroke of luck this past weekend! I found a great stash of fabric! FINALLY! As we walked up to the store, I noticed a sign on the window detailing the assortment of fabrics inside. I wasn’t immediately excited, but thought I should take…

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