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!

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Fifties Foto Flashback

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

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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!

Keeping the '50s Alive!

Keeping the 50’s Alive: Stephen King Style

Did anybody notice (well, I'm sure you did) that several Stephen King books take place in the 1950's? I always thought this was ironic since the 50's were such a bright, happy time. But Mr. King, --the KING of Horror-- gave us a different view of The Best Era Ever. I began reading Stephen King… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: Stephen King Style

Keeping the '50s Alive!

Keeping the 50’s Alive: 1950’s Inspired Costumes!

After reading my fashion posts, some of you might know that I'm not the biggest fan of the over-done, clichéd 1950's era inspired costumes. BUT! Seeing as Halloween is almost upon us, it is a different case at this time of the year. It's the one time of year when dressing as a caricature of… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: 1950’s Inspired Costumes!