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Independence Day Fun

Independence Day Fun

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By Julia Happy Independence Day Dear Readers! I am out of town with my family this week, but I’ll be back next week with some more vintage and retro goodies. For this week, we happened upon this cool classic Chevrolet on our way out of town: I love the bright…

It’s Lamb Cake Time….Again!!!

It’s Lamb Cake Time….Again!!!

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Since Easter is coming up in just a few short days I thought it would be fun to re-post the Lamb Cake Mike and I made last year! And yes, we plan to make another Lamb Cake this Easter….have a wonderful Easter everyone! By Sara In AZ   Ok y’all – remember last…

Happy New Year……A Little Bit Early!

Happy New Year……A Little Bit Early!

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By Sara In AZ   Since we are a mere three days away from the start of the New Year I thought I’d post a few festive pictures to get everyone in the party spirit! Image from gary.jaffe on Instagram Image from meloovintage on Instagram Image from gary.jaffe on Instagram…

Mid-Century Entertaining: A Yule Log Centerpiece

Mid-Century Entertaining: A Yule Log Centerpiece

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Create an old-school Yule Log for your holiday table centerpiece.…

1963 Montgomery Ward Christmas Wish Book Catalog

1963 Montgomery Ward Christmas Wish Book Catalog

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By Sara In AZ   Since Christmas is drawing ever closer I’ve been dreaming of those old Christmas Wish Books that every big department store issued back in the day. Oh how I loved pouring through those pages and pages of toys and dreaming of what Santa might bring! I…

Reflections

Reflections

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By Julia Before I dive into today’s post, I want to take a moment to reflect upon “the one that got away.” This aluminum beauty was at an estate sale I visited a year or two ago in a room of other decorations, color wheel included. But alas, it was…

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…

Christmas Kitsch

Christmas Kitsch

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By Julia Well, dear readers, after a warm fall and some weird December weather, winter has finally arrived. Carols are becoming a mainstay and I am in a festive mood. I finally feel okay dragging out the Christmas decorations.  Of course, those decorations include some fabulous mid-century hand-me-downs! Without further delay,…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

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By Sara In AZ   I hope that everyone is having a wonderful Thanksgiving Day full of food and family and fun……enjoy this special day and be thankful for all of the wonderful things in your life. Wishing all of our readers a lovely and fabulous Thanksgiving day Image from…

A Saucy Rita for Turkey Day

A Saucy Rita for Turkey Day

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by Arleen On my recent travels to Texas, I purchased an eye-catching plaid in all the perfect fall colors. I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything quite like it. It would make a great Rita Blouse! I’ve made a couple versions so far, so I was feeling really eager and confident…

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