Hi folks, it's Retro Dee with another installment of Life in the 50's! Everyone knows that the 1950's were all about fun. The war was over, times in the United States were prosperous again. The family unit was intact, crime rates were low and folks just had a more pleasant demeanor. Perhaps that is why… Continue reading Life in the 50’s: 10 Fun Fads From the Fabulous Fifties
Hello I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to another fab edition of "Life in the 50's"! About a year ago, I wrote an entry called Life in the 50’s: TV! This is Part 2 of that entry, in which we will have a look at some more classic favorite TV shows from The Best Era Ever! As I… Continue reading Life in the 50’s: TV Shows Part 2!
Hey there! It's Retro Dee with another installment of "Life in the 50's!" I hope you have a sweet tooth, because for this edition, we'll be taking a look at a perennial favorite: Desserts and Sweets! Desserts in the 50's included all the classic favorites such as variants of cakes, pies, ice cream and so… Continue reading Life in the 50’s: Desserts and Sweets!
Hi I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to a segment that I like to call "Life in the 50's"! In this post, we will be talking about movies! Like any era, movies were an important part of the 1950's. Movies in the 50's were filled with glamour and excitement, iconic stars, great music, wild westerns and… Continue reading Life in the 50’s: Movies!
The 1950's were wonderful, but what did the people of that time eat? I'm not trying to make them sound like an ancient civilization here, but in reality the mid-20th Century was a LONG time ago and many things have changed in the American Diet. Most of the fast food and easy-to-prepare ready products that… Continue reading Life in the 50’s: Food!
Hi it's Retro Dee and here's another edition of Life in the 50's! Imagine if you could time travel and you went back to the 1950's. How different would it be? The answer to that is too overwhelming to know where to start. It was a different time, in every way, from the time we… Continue reading Life in the 50’s : Everyday Things!
For this entry I'm going to do something a bit different and write about the things from the Best Era Ever that weren't so great. Truly, there weren't a lot of negatives to the Fabulous Fifties, (aka the Happy Days of the 20th Century) But nothing in life is, nor was, perfect. The 1950's weren't… Continue reading Life in the Not-So-Fabulous Fifties