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"Up to the minute people rely on Westclox;" English Woman Magazine, March 26, 1960; Source image courtesy of Letslookupandsmile on Flickr.com

Time Is A Fixed Income {Wise Words of the Day}

People who get things done have to learn to say no--to others and to themselves. ~ Donald Laird  It isn't unusual to hear someone say that they love all things vintage because it represents a time when things were simpler and the pace of life was slower.  In the modern world, we are always connected via our phones while … [Read More...]

"Mrs. Leinsdorf's Domain," McCall's Magazine, March 1964.

Is Your Homemaking Work Space Inviting? Your Own?

  I had workspaces in the back of my mind when I came across the photo, above, in a McCall's Magazine from 1964.  The article describes how Mrs. Leinsdorf does all of her bill paying, shopping list making, letter writing, and all of her other household management tasks from the Italian desk shown in the photo.  Now, … [Read More...]

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Grandma’s Sewing Cabinet

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Mid-Century Charm School

Cannon Towels advertisement, Better Homes & Gardens, July 1956; Source image courtesy of SaltyCotton on Flickr.com

“G” is for Grooming

My area of professional expertise is mentoring graduate students and new faculty members as they navigate the early stages of their teaching career.  Most of … [Read More...]

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Retro Fun

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Mid-Century Wisdom

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Vintage Recipes

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Mid-Century Homemaking

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