I N 🐣 C O L O R! Hi folks it's Retro Dee with another post about life in the 1950's. When I think of the holiday that most represents the 1950's decade, I personally think of Easter. This might simply be because of the fashions of the era. Formal frocks, hats, gloves, suits, ties,… Continue reading Life in the 50’s: Easter in the 1950’s
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Life In The 50’s: Contests and Giveaways from the 1950’s
Hi folks this is Retro Dee with another swell post about Life in the 50's! This one is especially gonna be fun because the 1950's was the era that companies began to promote their products with a very basic concept: Give Away Free Stuff! This has always been a good tactic to get customers to… Continue reading Life In The 50’s: Contests and Giveaways from the 1950’s
Life In The 50’s: Pyrex
Hey folks it's Retro Dee with another swell post about what life was like in the 1950s. Because, you know, it was the Best Era Ever. Recently, I joined a collector's network and I noticed that a popular collectible on today's market is Pyrex. What once went for under a dollar at Woolworth's, can go… Continue reading Life In The 50’s: Pyrex
Life in the 50’s: Halloween in the 1950’s
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
5 Strange Holiday Ads from the Fabulous 50’s
Hello everyone and Welcome to a special edition of Life in the 50's! Today we'll be looking at five "strange" (for lack of a better word) advertisements from the 1950's. One might argue that all ads from the distant past might seem a little strange to us. After all, this was 60-70 years ago we're… Continue reading 5 Strange Holiday Ads from the Fabulous 50’s
Life in the 1950’s: Candy Bars!
Just in time for the Halloween Season, this installment of Life in the 50's is about another sweet aspect of the 1950's: Candy bars! Candy bars have been around for generations, but sometimes they were hard to come by such as during The Great Depression in the 1930's, and in the 1940's due to sugar… Continue reading Life in the 1950’s: Candy Bars!
Slogans From The 50’s You’d Never Hear Now: Episode I
Hi folks and Welcome to another new segment of Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever. I call this one "Slogans From The 50's You'd Never Hear Now". The 1950's were a very different time, and that gets more and more obvious each day as we struggle forth in the 21st Century. Life back… Continue reading Slogans From The 50’s You’d Never Hear Now: Episode I
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