Hey there! It's Retro Dee with another Update from Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever! So it's been two whole months since Holly B. joined our family and she is the best cat, y'all! Not only is she so stinkin' cute, she is also super affectionate and a complete RIOT! She makes me… Continue reading Holly B.’s Hoppy Happy Easter Update!
Hello I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to Collecting 1950's! Every collector knows what ephemera is, but just in case you don't, ephemera are any items made from paper. Many of these items were meant to be looked at for a short period of time and thrown away, such as newspapers, flyers or advertisements. But the… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: 6 Types of Ephemera You Can Collect!
For this edition of TWR, we will be remembering the man known as "The King of Rockabilly" - Carl Perkins. Carl Lee Perkins was born on April 9, 1932 in Tiptonville, TN to Buck and Louise Perkins. As a youth, he would listen to "Grand Ole Opry" on the radio on Saturday nights. Young Carl… Continue reading Today We Remember: Carl Perkins, King of Rockabilly
Warning: Posts in this segment may contain language that is inappropriate and/or offensive to some readers. This is supposed to be a blog about the 1950's era, so what does anything about my personal life have to do with that time? After all, the 1950's were many, many years, eons even, before I was even born!… Continue reading This Time It’s Personal: It Only Took Six Months
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!
Fifties Foto Flashback March 2019, S1 E5: “Every Man's Nightmare: Retro Cheerleaders” For this episode of Fifties Foto Flashback, let's have a look at Cheerleaders in the 1950's era. And, to every man's utter disappointment, there's not much to look at. Yes, it's hard to believe that there was a time in which Cheerleading did… Continue reading Fifties Foto Flashback: Every Man’s Nightmare
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!