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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…

Favorite Recipes

Favorite Recipes

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By Julia On a recent trip to visit family, I found the stash of old cookbooks. These retro books are well-loved and well-used throughout several generations. Today’s featured cookbook was assembled by a church women’s group in 1967. When I picked up this cookbook, I could feel how much use…

Antique Store Score: Life Magazine

Antique Store Score: Life Magazine

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By Julia On one of our antiquing adventures, my husband and I happened upon a full room of old vinyl records and magazines. Normally, I don’t take the time to peruse these displays as I would rather check out furniture and other décor. But this particular visit was shortly after…

The Handyman’s Book

The Handyman’s Book

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By Julia As the weather turns warmer, I’m reminded of all the home improvement projects I have to do. Of course, each project inevitably takes longer than planned and involves additional trips to the hardware store for that one forgotten item. If we’re not sure exactly how to approach a…

Vintage 1960s Frigidaire Appliance Catalog!

Vintage 1960s Frigidaire Appliance Catalog!

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By Sara In AZ     Sooooooo, Mike and I are in the midst of our big kitchen renovation right now (pictures coming soon!) and I’ve been dreaming of finding the *perfect* vintage pink refrigerator to finish our pink kitchen off! Alas, the perfect pink refrigerator has eluded me but…

Time Traveling

Time Traveling

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By Julia I recently visited Chicago with my family. Aside from the brisk winter weather, we had a blast. We had to sample Chicago deep dish pizza and spent an entire day at the Field Museum. The magic of a city larger than the one I call home never really…

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…

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…

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…

Thursday Retro Rewind – March 1956 : Let’s All Go On A Honeymoon Trip With Sally Jo and Dean – Part 3

Thursday Retro Rewind – March 1956 : Let’s All Go On A Honeymoon Trip With Sally Jo and Dean – Part 3

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Since we are in the “wedding and honeymoon” season right now I thought it would be fun to re-run this series I originally posted about 4 years ago. Let’s follow along as Sally Jo and Dean go on their honeymoon trip…. 1956 style!  By Sara In AZ We are continuing…

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