Shopping with Mother to Tootles the Taxi: 100 years of beautiful Ladybird book designs – in pictures
Britain has been in love with Ladybird books for a whole century. Take a trip back to simpler times with these classic midcentury illustrations
Household November, 1952
I've been waiting to put this one up for an entire year. I found it among my vintage magazine collection right after Thanksgiving last year and was kicking myself for not finding it in time. But that's okay. The reasoning? The illustrator is listed as Lorraine Fox. Why am I happy about this? Because a reader of my blog got in touch with me earlier this year and told me that they found out that it was Ms. Fox who did the wonderful illustrations for that Better Homes & Garden Decorating Book I…
My Little Vintage World
Welcome to my little world of all things vintage.Side blog to my Classic Hollywood blog classic-hollywood-glam. Enjoy! (I do not own any of the pictures posted unless otherwise stated. If I've used one of your pictures contact me for credit or to...
"Save What You Have" Book 1944
Awesome wartime book about being frugal in one's household - "save what you have, use what you have". Excellent illustrations! Copyright 1944 Whitman Publishing Company, written by Ruth Morton, illustrated by Hedwig Jo Meixner.
Ditch the Yoga Pants, Embrace the House Dress
Ditch the yoga pants and try a vintage-inspired house dress instead. This simple act can help you feel more productive and put together, plus vintage clothing is so much fun.
This 1955 ‘Good House Wife’s Guide’ Explains How Wives Should Treat Their Husbands
It’s so fascinating to learn about how people used to live — especially when we discover that not much has really changed. However, sometimes you come across some old traditions that you simply can’t believe people ever followed — like these odd dating rituals throughout history. But what women in the 1950s were expected to...
Uncle Arthur's Bedtime Stories (Volume 10)
Uncle Arthur's Bedtime Stories (Volume 10) [Maxwell, Arthur S.] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Uncle Arthur's Bedtime Stories (Volume 10)
Marmont Hill - Handmade After Party Clean-up Prins Painting Print on Canvas
Shop for Marmont Hill - Handmade After Party Clean-up Prins Painting Print on Canvas. Get free delivery On EVERYTHING* at Overstock - Your Online Art Gallery Store! Get 5% in rewards with Club O! - 10586102
"In 1944 Marjorie Husted, (the woman who developed the character, Better Crocker) saw the need to recognize homemakers, and so she created "The American Home Legion" program. It was through this program that 70,000 women received a copy of "The Homemakers Creed," certifying that the recipient was a member of The American Home Legion, dedicated to good homemaking for a better world. "