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Vintage 1956 Wisconsin DeLuxe Mid-Century Catalog

Vintage 1956 Wisconsin DeLuxe Mid-Century Catalog

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By Sara In AZ   I’ve seen a lot of really cute vintage catalogs on eBay recently, so I’m sticking with the catalog theme again this week! With this catalog we are taking it back to the 50s….1956 to be exact. So let’s get the show on the road and…

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…

The Darling Dollhouse

The Darling Dollhouse

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By Julia Today’s story is about another one of my mother’s beloved toys: her dollhouse. It is a Marx tin dollhouse originally sold at Sears in the early 1960s. Hers has lost the wings and the furniture to the ages, but that did not stop me from enjoying it as…

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…

Going Antiquing

Going Antiquing

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By Julia Today’s adventure is a little closer to home than the SAGA we found last week. We found an evening estate sale in our area and popped in to look around. The house was unremarkable, but there were a wide variety of items at this one. A couple of…

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…

Vintage Beistle Style Reproduction Halloween Decorations For Sale……CHEAP!!!!

Vintage Beistle Style Reproduction Halloween Decorations For Sale……CHEAP!!!!

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By Sara In AZ   Soooooo, it’s almost October and you know what that means…….Halloween decorating!!!! YAY! Unfortunately, I do not have as many vintage-y Halloween decorations as I’d like, so my displays sometimes seemed a bit paltry to me. But I think this year is gonna be a GREAT…

Bodacious Barbies

Bodacious Barbies

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By Julia I was cleaning up around the house this week when I came upon my mom’s Barbies from the 60s. I remember playing with them as a child myself- my vintage Barbie was always the grandma because she didn’t look like the other Barbies in the group. But I…

Pleasant Post Cards

Pleasant Post Cards

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By Julia As a child, I always grabbed some postcards from every road trip on which we went. They were relatively inexpensive and the photography was often much better than I could manage with my “entry level” Kodak camera, including angles I could never reach on my own. Recently, a…

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