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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…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage 1960s GE Combination Refrigerator in the Laundry Room!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage 1960s GE Combination Refrigerator in the Laundry Room!

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By Sara In AZ   As some of you might remember from a post I did several months back I was searching high and low for a vintage pink refrigerator for our kitchen (and I have good news about that I will share with you soon!) …but this post takes…

Dapper Doors

Dapper Doors

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By Julia When we moved into our house, we were a little surprised at how many doors there were inside. Every doorway that could have a door attached to it had a door at one point in time. The previous owners had taken some of these down and put them…

Thrifty Thursday

Thrifty Thursday

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By Sara In AZ   Hey y’all, I just realized I haven’t shown off any of my thrifty finds for a very long time now…..so, let’s see what I’ve found lately! For sure, I could not pass up this vintage Bugs Bunny mug!! OMG! Seriously, the person who put these…

Starburst Silverware

Starburst Silverware

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By Julia If I haven’t mentioned this already, I poke around on Craigslist a lot. I think it’s neat to see the mid-century treasures that are available, and sometimes they fit with our vision for our home. Better yet, some of those items are even in our budget! One such…

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…

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…

Betty Crocker for Kids

Betty Crocker for Kids

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By Julia While visiting family this past week, I stumbled upon my mother-in-law’s cookbook collection. My favorite was her first cookbook, Betty Crocker’s New Boys and Girls Cook Book. Many beloved recipes were made from this kid-friendly edition with it’s bright, full-color illustrations and simple instructions. These kids are in…

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