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!
Hey guys and dolls, Retro Dee here and I decided to write this new segment "Keeping the 1950's Alive" as a guide to help today's folks bring The Best Era Ever back for the 21st Century. So! The first entry of "Keeping The 1950's Alive" will be about one of the very best and most… Continue reading Keeping the 1950’s Alive: Music!
Warning: Posts in this segment may contain language that is inappropriate and/or offensive to some readers. I Can't Think in 50's Sometimes Back in High School I had a language teacher who spoke so many languages that one day she got frustrated and said "Ugh! I can't think in English sometimes." Which was funny, because… Continue reading This Time It’s Personal: I Can’t Think in 50’s Sometimes.
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.