This Time It's Personal

This Time It’s Personal: Second Guessing My Writing

As a blogger, it’s normal to second-guess your writing, so I’m told. If I were not told that, I’d wonder if it's just me. Often times I’ll write a post - particularly a post that tells a personal story - and worry that: 1.) My writing isn’t good enough, or that  2.) I shouldn’t have… Continue reading This Time It’s Personal: Second Guessing My Writing

Fifties Fashion & Beauty

10 Tips on Shopping for True Vintage Clothes

Hello folks! It’s Retro Dee and I’m here with another swell listicle to make your vintage-living life easier! Today I’ll be listing 10 Tips for Shopping for True Vintage Clothing. You might think that shopping for vintage clothes is an easy, breezy fun way to pass the time. And while it might be fun, I’ve… Continue reading 10 Tips on Shopping for True Vintage Clothes

Keeping the '50s Alive!

Keeping the 50’s Alive: 802, Malt Shop Favorites

Sometimes I wonder why songs from the 1950’s and early 60’s are grouped together as one. I know it’s all the same era, but is it all the same genre? No. Even so, I’ve gotten used to sharing my 1950’s favorites with the sudden shift in music that happened in the early 60’s. I’ve even… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: 802, Malt Shop Favorites

Today We Remember

Today We Remember: The Day Phil Everly Died

On this day in 2014, Phil Everly died. He was just 16 days shy of his 75th Birthday. If you don’t know who Phil Everly was, please get off this site. I’m kidding. Kind of. Phil was the younger of the two Everly Brothers, the best musical duo ever to exist, and quite possibly one… Continue reading Today We Remember: The Day Phil Everly Died

Activities & Events, Music in the 50's

Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for the 8th Annual Great 88!

Hello folks and Welcome to Retro Dee Reveals where I’ll be revealing the songs I voted for in the The Grooveyard Great 88!     This year’s survey was extra special because it’s the 8th Annual Great 88 on 88.1 FM! That's a lot of 8's! To re-cap, the preliminary rounds began back in September.… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for the 8th Annual Great 88!

Fifties Fashion & Beauty

Shopping for True Vintage: My Top 5 True Vintage Clothing Finds of 2019

Hello mes amis and Welcome to Shopping for True Vintage! I’m Retro Dee and for this year-end edition, I’d like to showcase my Top 5 best true vintage clothing finds of 2019! This year I bought a fair amount of true vintage clothing, especially considering that I don’t wear vintage everyday. There were no extremely… Continue reading Shopping for True Vintage: My Top 5 True Vintage Clothing Finds of 2019