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Some of my favorites!

I so love Mid Century daily fashion, hair, and makeup. For years I have purchased vintage clothing, but it wasn’t until recently that I have actually wore any. My next sewing project I am planning on a dress. Here are…
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A 1950’s Guide to being a good housewife?

Was there really a true way to be a 1950’s housewife? The above article claims to be from a 1955 Home Economics book, but several have questioned if it is accurate. Whether it is quite accurate or not each I…
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Music to clean by!

I hate doing my work in silence.The day just seems to go by so slowly, and I absolute hate having a television on in the background. Recently I purchased a 1960’s Zennith Stereo Consule, well it really doesn’t work properly,…
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My new obsession, Mid Century Appliances!

In the late 1980’s while I was attending college at the University of Oklahoma in my spare time I would frequent thrift stores. Mid Century items were an easy find then. I being a college student wasn’t really interested in…
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1950s Virgin Mary PBN

I so love this! This is a perfect example of Mid Century Kitsch. I am not Catholic, but there is something about Virgin Mary art that just speaks to me. Paint By Numbers Art are very collectable. I was collecting…
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Finally found a Cosco Cart!

After searching for a reasonally price Cosco cart, yesterday I ended up with two. The white one has no problems and the electric works. The olive green has rust issues and as much as I loathe repainting and chalkpaint furniture,…
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1944 Nine Day Reducing Diet

Nine-Day Reducing Diet The following meals are designed to provide approximately 1000 calories each day. Other vegetables from the 3% and 6% list (it will be listed at end of diet( 1) and any fruits 100 calories or less per…
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1944 The Good Housekeeping Cook Book

If you are a newly wed or a seasoned housewife then I recommend purchasing this classic cookbook. When I married my second husband in 2007 he gave me a wonderful gift his Grandma’s Helen’s “The Good Housekeeping Cook Book.” I…
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Sewing a lost Art?

I am a novice at best at sewing. My experience being Home Economics from the 6th grade to 12th and two semesters of Costume Construction at the University of Oklahoma in the late 1980’s. I come from a long line…
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