Life in the 1950's

Searchin’ For the 50’s: Dickman’s Horsefat Spread

Hello, folks. I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to “Searchin’ For The 50’s!” I was inspired to do this segment when I was reviewing some of the things people were searching for that sent them to my blog. While some of the search terms sent them to a post with the exact information they were seeking,… Continue reading Searchin’ For the 50’s: Dickman’s Horsefat Spread

Life in the 1950's

Slogans from the 50’s You’d Never Hear Now: Episode V

Hi folks and Welcome to “Slogans From The 50’s You’d Never Hear Now”. The 1950’s were a very different time. Life back then was far less complicated and people’s goals and ideals were much different from what was to come. This could not be more evident in the advertising slogans of the day. For this… Continue reading Slogans from the 50’s You’d Never Hear Now: Episode V

Life in the 1950's

Slogans From The 50’s You’d Never Hear Now: Episode IV

Hi folks and Welcome to “Slogans From The 50’s You’d Never Hear Now”. The 1950’s were a very different time. Life back then was far less complicated and people’s goals and ideals were much different from what was to come. This could not be more evident in the advertising slogans of the day. For this… Continue reading Slogans From The 50’s You’d Never Hear Now: Episode IV

Life 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

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Life in the 50’s: Lipstick Brands of the 1950’s

Hello mes amies, and Welcome once again to Life in the 50's! This time we're going to have a look at one of my favorite topics concerning that era: Fashion and Beauty. What could be more synonymous with 1950's fashion and beauty than lipstick?! In that decade, lipstick took a front seat in the Beauty… Continue reading Life in the 50’s: Lipstick Brands of the 1950’s

Life in the 1950's

Slogans From The 50’s You’d Never Hear Now: Episode III

Hi folks and Welcome to “Slogans From The 50’s You’d Never Hear Now”. The 1950’s were a very different time. Life back then was far less complicated and people’s goals and ideals were much different from what was to come. This could not be more evident in the advertising slogans of the day. For this… Continue reading Slogans From The 50’s You’d Never Hear Now: Episode III

Life in the 1950'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!