Keeping the '50s Alive!

Keeping the 50’s Alive: Flamingos with Everything!

Hi folks, It's Retro Dee with another edition of "Keeping the 50's Alive"! If you know anything about the 1950's, you know that the folks back then liked flamingos. Or, at the very least, liked flamingo themes. These whimsical birds of the tropics were an popular theme that seemed to be popping up in their… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: Flamingos with Everything!

Keeping the '50s Alive!

Pinterest: A Retro Lover’s Secret Love Affair

Hi everyone! It's Retro Dee and in this post I'll reveal another secret about how I make the 1950's a retro part of my daily life! Pinterest is a FANTASTIC resource for vintage-retro lovers such as myself. There's seemingly no limit to the pins of all the great old ads from the 50's. There are… Continue reading Pinterest: A Retro Lover’s Secret Love Affair

Keeping the '50s Alive!, Music in the 50's

10 Great Retro Summer Songs!

Hi everyone, it's Retro Dee here to start your Summer off with a few great tunes from yesteryear. Summer doesn't officially start until June 21, but it's not too early to get your Summer Playlist ready with some great songs from The Malt Shop Era. The 1950's and early 1960's had some fab summer songs.… Continue reading 10 Great Retro Summer Songs!

Keeping the '50s Alive!

5 Classic Music Videos with 1950’s Themes

Hi folks! It's Retro Dee and in this post we're gonna Keep the 50's Alive with five great (now classic) videos that pay homage to The Best Era Ever. These videos are of songs that are themselves now old, and each alludes to the 1950's. Even back as far as 30 years ago, it was… Continue reading 5 Classic Music Videos with 1950’s Themes

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

Keeping the '50s Alive!

Keeping the 50’s Alive: Happy 80th Birthday, DQ!

Hello folks! I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to another edition of "Keeping the 50's Alive!" The other day, I was sitting at the table sorting out my pennant collection, when a commercial for Dairy Queen came on TV. They’re celebrating their 80th Birthday! Why is this so exciting to me? It’s not because I’m particularly… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: Happy 80th Birthday, DQ!