Hello there! I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to another fab edition of Keeping the 50's Alive! I think it's kind of ironic that we can keep the 50's alive with stuff that's posted on the internet, since the 1950's were eons away from the Information Age we live in now. Yet the internet is the… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: Personality Quizzes!
One of the best things about Christmas is the decorations! In the past couple of years, I started to decorate retro in the 1950's style. Here are 10 Retro decorating ideas to make your Christmas a Fabulous Fifties Fantasy come true!Advisory: Graphic intense.Retro Dee's 10 Retro Holiday Decorating Ideas From the 1950's (feat. "The Three… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive… at Christmas! Pt. 3: Decorating Retro 1950’s At Christmas
The 1950's are known for being the era in which Rock n Roll was born. But in addition to all that great early Rock, there was also no shortage of Christmas music. Many Christmas Carol Classics originated in the 1950's when they were heard by the Holiday-loving public for the very first time. Some… Continue reading Keeping The 50’s Alive… At Christmas! Pt. 2: Christmas Music of the 1950’s
Christmas is always a special time, and that could not be more true back in the 1950's as well. In more recent years, Retro Christmas decorations have come into vogue, along with collecting the actual vintage ones. The joy of Christmas and the 1950's go hand-in-hand, so it's not hard to find ways to keep… Continue reading Keeping The 50’s Alive… At Christmas! Pt. 1: Retro Cards and Gifts
Did anybody notice (well, I'm sure you did) that several Stephen King books take place in the 1950's? I always thought this was ironic since the 50's were such a bright, happy time. But Mr. King, --the KING of Horror-- gave us a different view of The Best Era Ever. I began reading Stephen King… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: Stephen King Style
After reading my fashion posts, some of you might know that I'm not the biggest fan of the over-done, clichéd 1950's era inspired costumes. BUT! Seeing as Halloween is almost upon us, it is a different case at this time of the year. It's the one time of year when dressing as a caricature of… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: 1950’s Inspired Costumes!
All right, so we covered movies set in the 50's in the last edition of Keeping the 50's Alive. So now we are going to talk about television shows that were set in the Fabulous 50's. "Happy Days" The first (and most quintessential) is the 1970's TV hit "Happy Days"! Just the mere mention of the… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: TV Shows Set in the 50’s!