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Won’t You Be My Neighbor Special Edition – A Happy Ending For My Time Capsule Home!

Won’t You Be My Neighbor Special Edition – A Happy Ending For My Time Capsule Home!

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By RetroRuth If you have been following along with my recent posts, you will have seen that we are moving out of our glorious mid-century home. If you want the whole photo walkthrough and the backstory, you can see the traditional WYBMN post here. For a more detailed walkthrough of…

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…

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…

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 the cool stuff that is up for sale on eBay right now!     First up, from seller 3louika  two different auctions with  FAB vintage sword BBQ skewers! 7 Vintage Stainless Steel Skewers JAPAN SWORD 8.75″…

Dad’s Old Tray

Dad’s Old Tray

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By Julia Growing up, my parents had a large collection for books, tchotchkes, and other ephemera on a shelving unit in our family room. I was fascinated by all of it: the sheer quantity of items, the retro fonts, the bright colors, the variety of different things. Most of the…

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…

Susan’s Epic Journey to Have the Vintage Kitchen of Her Dreams – Part 3 The Big Reveal!

Susan’s Epic Journey to Have the Vintage Kitchen of Her Dreams – Part 3 The Big Reveal!

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By Sara In AZ     OK y’all, today is the big day….the final reveal of Susan’s amazing retro kitchen renovation!!! Susan did a fabulous job picking out materials and coordinating everything, it certainly is a midcentury kitchen dream kitchen to be sure! But first, I asked Susan for a…

Susan’s Epic Journey to Have the Vintage Kitchen of Her Dreams – Part 2

Susan’s Epic Journey to Have the Vintage Kitchen of Her Dreams – Part 2

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By Sara In AZ Today we continue on with Susan………toward having the mid century kitchen of her dreams. Today we will see what flooring she chose and also see how she deals with the trials and tribulations of a retro kitchen remodel! Just to refresh everyone’s memory…this is the flooring…

Susan’s Epic Journey to Have the Vintage Kitchen of Her Dreams – Part 1

Susan’s Epic Journey to Have the Vintage Kitchen of Her Dreams – Part 1

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By Sara In AZ Susan (or ‘Susan From Boston’ as she is known on the blog….some of you might have seen her comments here and there) has been a faithful reader of “No Pattern Required” for quite some time now. Susan and I became friends a while back when she…

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