Hi folks it's Retro Dee and Welcome to another edition of "Life in the 50's!" What was Summer like in the 1950's? Well, I wasn't there, but from what I've heard, it was fun, carefree and, of course, romantic. Like everything in those days, simple joys were appreciated. Just going for a swim or down… Continue reading Life in the 50’s: Summer in the 1950’s
Hi everyone! It's Retro Dee and in this post I'll reveal another secret about how I make the 1950's a retro part of my daily life! Pinterest is a FANTASTIC resource for vintage-retro lovers such as myself. There's seemingly no limit to the pins of all the great old ads from the 50's. There are… Continue reading Pinterest: A Retro Lover’s Secret Love Affair
Hello folks! I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to another edition of "Keeping the 50's Alive!" The other day, I was sitting at the table sorting out my pennant collection, when a commercial for Dairy Queen came on TV. They’re celebrating their 80th Birthday! Why is this so exciting to me? It’s not because I’m particularly… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: Happy 80th Birthday, DQ!
Hey there, folks! It's Retro Dee with another swell listicle! In keeping with the spooky, "icky" theme for Halloween this month, this post will list five things from the 1950's era that will make you go EWWW! The 1950s were famous for being charming, polite, proper and sweet, so finding disgusting things from that era… Continue reading Life in the 50’s: 5 Disgusting Things from the 1950s!