They said Betty White would be around forever, and although she has physically left this world, it's still true that we will have her with us forever, as we continue to enjoy her life's work. Her sunny, yet snarky personality and zest for life should be an inspiration to us all. Betty once said: "I… Continue reading Life in the 50’s: Betty White!
Hey y'all, it's time for another edition of Collecting 1950's. In this section I like to incorporate some history into the the little, seemingly obscure things that I collect. Today we're gonna talk about compacts, and I know you love that! But the compact I'm going to show you today is not a makeup compact,… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Vintage Compact Address Book
When I came to Plymouth, I knew I'd see and hear a lot about the pilgrims' journey of how they sailed over on the Mayflower in 1620. Truthfully, this does not hold the meaning to me that it may hold for some of my fellow Americans. My ancestors did not come to America until the… Continue reading It Happened in the 1950’s: Mayflower II
They say "give 'em what they want" and after seeing how many of my readers have read my posts on the Dickman's Horsefat Spread advertisement, it appears that's what folks want to know about! My two posts that mention the Dickman's ad have gotten more reads than any other posts on this blog (followed closely… Continue reading Dickman’s Horsefat Spread: The Truth is Revealed!
Hi folks, it's that time of year where goblins and ghouls walk the Earth, so today we're gonna talk about Halloween in the 1950's. Purpose of Halloween in the 1950's Halloween, like pretty much everything else in the 1950's era was fun. Not a raucous, sexually decadent, adult-based fun like it is today, but more… Continue reading Life in the 50’s: Halloween in the 1950’s
Welcome to 50’s study hall. In this section, I will be publishing a series of lists that will allow readers to use them as a reference for the given topic. Please feel free to message me if any of the info needs correcting, or if you have anything to add. I hope this section will… Continue reading Fifties Study Hall: 50’s Stars’ Real Names
I question myself writing this post, because on one hand, I think this tip is so incredibly obvious that maybe it's not worth mentioning... Then again, I think it's a pretty clever hack! So let's say you want to find something out about a song from yesteryear. (Yesteryear being the 1950's or 60's) You might… Continue reading It’s So Easy: Finding Info on the Oldies