Who remembers this recipe for Broiled Grapefruit straight out of 1950’s home economics class? Maybe even 1960’s or 40’s. We’re not sure, but we do remember our Mothers making it for us on a few special occasions such as Christmas Day! [Read more…]
Back in the 1950s Halloween had become the sixth most profitable holiday for retailers. Halloween is now America’s second favourite holiday (following Christmas) for decorating. Many homes now elaborate Halloween decor with the latest rage being substantial inflatable decorations for their lawns. Retail stores fill their shelves with treats, Halloween masks and costumes as well as plastic pumpkins and other decorations.
Old-fashioned cake recipes are some of the best because they use simple ingredients and always turn out great. This 1950s Hot Milk Sponge Cake is a light cake recipe that has a lovely texture and flavour. It’s light enough to hold up to the frosting, or simply top it with whipped cream and fruit. This simple cake recipe from scratch is no more work than mixing up a cake mix, yet much more delicious.
We’ve read ALL the guides to decluttering – and you probably have too. If you’re like us, they’re taking up space in the third drawer down – that famous one where you put the things you’re going to deal with ‘some day’.
Well, that’s all over now. Here are eight radical but highly effective ways to banish the mess – forever!
Hello, everyone! Since we’re hoping that you’ve been Spring Cleaning for a while now, taking care of the big jobs, this time we encourage you to think small! We’re talking about those small appliances in your kitchen that may sometimes get overlooked. Every once in a while, they need a thorough once-over too. Each one takes mere minutes, yet the payoff is big when you’re all done. So let’s get started!
Here’s a list full of the hottest celebrities who are expected to stay in the spotlight of the 50s! Lets begin with Jimmy Stewart. Oh My! Each individual has class, and that wow factor that not all gentlemen can embrace now.
Spring in the 1950s was a cosmic time of the year. Yes, it meant scads of rain and thunderstorms, as well as the need for a layer or two still at times, but it was filled with such an uplifting sense of rejuvenated joie de vivre, lightness and brightness that one can’t help but run to embrace with open arms. It was recognised to be the season that sees the return of yard sales, sun parasols, playsuits, sandals and capri pants. It was youthful and sweet, pretty as a picture, and just a flat out pleasure to know and enjoy.
A picture оf charm, beauty, elegance, аnd grace, Audrey Hepburn іs а true icon оf thе twentieth century – bоth іn Hollywood аs well аs thе wоrld оf fashion. Ѕhе captured thе hearts оf moviegoers іn films lіkе Breakfast аt Tiffany’s, Му Fair Lady, аnd Sabrina, аnd shе gаvе nеw meaning tо femininity іn fashions frоm Givenchy аnd Salvatore Ferragamo. Yеt thеrе’s sо muсh mоrе tо thіs stunning, уеt incredibly humble beauty. She was born on the 04th May in 1929 in Belgium. Her real name was Audrey Kathleen Ruston. Here аrе sоmе interesting Audrey Hepburn facts уоu mау оr mау nоt knоw аbоut.
In these modern times, we have arguably developed a great love for all things vintage: vintage clothing, vintage shoes, vintage hairstyles, and even vintage furniture. Women may admire the vintage look now, but have you ever wondered what an old ’50s beauty routine would be like?