This Time It's Personal

This Time It’s Personal: Life Before Buddy

Warning: Posts in this segment may contain language that is inappropriate and/or offensive to some readers. I used to be the World's biggest pack rat. "Used to be" is the operative phrase. Let's hope so, anyway. I was always sentimental, a collector by nature, and perhaps, what many minimalists might call a "hoarder". My friends… Continue reading This Time It’s Personal: Life Before Buddy

Keeping the '50s Alive!

5 Fun Movies with Retro 50’s Era Settings

Hi there folks! It's Retro Dee with some more 50's-themed fun coming your way. Today we're going to look at five movies set in the past, some of which are now classics themselves. These films were not only made to wow audiences when they first came out, but also made to stand the test of… Continue reading 5 Fun Movies with Retro 50’s Era Settings

Life in the 1950's, Music in the 50's

5 Songs From The 50’s That Will Lift Your Spirits

Hi folks! It's Retro Dee with some more great music from The Best Era Ever to brighten your day! When I feel the need to be energized and uplifted, and maybe even when I need a bit of hope- I look no further than to some of my favorite hits from the Nifty Fifties. One… Continue reading 5 Songs From The 50’s That Will Lift Your Spirits

Collecting 1950s

Collecting 1950’s: Yo-yos!

Hi I’m Retro Dee and Welcome to another edition of Collecting 1950’s! Today we showcase a simple, classic toy, which to this day remains a decent source of entertainment: The Yo-yo!   Yo-yos have been around forever, possibly since BC. They first became popular in the United States in the late 1920s, so they were… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Yo-yos!