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
A very important part of life in the 1950's was television. Although television existed in the late 1940's, the '50's decade was when the concept of TV began to take off. Practically every household in the 1950's had a television set and life inside the home revolved around it. Having a TV in the '50's… Continue reading Life in the ’50’s: TV!
Alright so I wanted to change up my Christmas decor a bit this year, and I decided to do a '50's theme. (Of course.) After I got my AMAZING cards from RetroChristmasCardCompany.Com, and after I got a repro Bubble Light Candolier from Vermont Country Store, I still thought I needed more FIFTIES in my Christmas.… Continue reading Tinsel: Life in the ’50s Just Got a Whole Lot Messier.