This Time It's Personal

What Grinds My Gears: God Forbid She Be A Lady

Warning: Posts in this segment may contain language that is inappropriate and/or offensive to some readers. Welcome to a part of my blog that I like to call "What Grinds My Gears". I stole this idea from an episode of "Family Guy" where Peter Griffin has a segment on the local news and he says: "You… Continue reading What Grinds My Gears: God Forbid She Be A Lady

Activities & Events

Special Event: Peggy Sue’s Cruise 2019

Hello, everyone! It's Retro Dee and I'm super excited to bring you my report on Peggy Sue's Cruise 2019! But first, a little history: Peggy Sue's Cruise is a car show, contest and parade held annually in Santa Rosa, CA. The first part of the event is held at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, where the… Continue reading Special Event: Peggy Sue’s Cruise 2019

Life in the 1950's

Life in the 50’s: Desserts and Sweets!

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!

Life in the 1950's

Fifties Foto Flashback: You Can’t Trim With Us

Welcome to Fifties Foto Flashback! There are a billion photos on the internet of every single topic you can possibly think of and even of topics you never knew existed. Obviously, you will have a tendency to search for subjects that you are interested in. Seeing that we are well into the 21st Century, and preoccupied… Continue reading Fifties Foto Flashback: You Can’t Trim With Us

Keeping the '50s Alive!

Keeping The 50’s Alive… At Christmas! Pt. 1: Retro Cards and Gifts

Christmas is always a special time, and that could not be more true back in the 1950's as well. In more recent years, Retro Christmas decorations have come into vogue, along with collecting the actual vintage ones. The joy of Christmas and the 1950's go hand-in-hand, so it's not hard to find ways to keep… Continue reading Keeping The 50’s Alive… At Christmas! Pt. 1: Retro Cards and Gifts

Updates

Update: Retro Dee On Pinterest!

Bon Jour, mes amies! So, it has taken me a few years to finally get my own active Pinterest account. People use Pinterest for many things, but to me shopping is the most useful. (Probably because it's my favorite pastime!) I have several boards you might want to check out if you're looking for retro… Continue reading Update: Retro Dee On Pinterest!