I love having soup for lunch when the thermometer starts dipping below 70F. And it has been, here in Central Illinois, for a couple of weeks now.
The cheapest place to buy soup on campus charges $3.00 for a cup. And it has an institutional flavor to it even though it is a whole . . . → Read More: Monday Menu: Ham and Bean Soup
Because nothing says “Happy St. Patrick’s Day” like peas and corn!
Libby's Canned Vegetables St. Patrick's Day Advertisement; Image courtesy of Blumongoose on Flickr.com
In love the paradox occurs that two things become one and yet remain two. ~ Erich Fromm
Community silverplate advertisement, 1948; Illustration by Jim Whitcomb; Image courtesy of Paul.Malon on Flickr.com
According to the popular music I listened to and the movies I watched on television while growing up, people were . . . → Read More: Wise Words of the Day: Romantic Love
This post is part of a series examining 1950s era charm, poise, and beauty using Secrets of Poise, Personality, and Model Beauty written by modeling agency and schools icon John Robert Powers and published by Prentiss-Hall in 1960.
Posture can make or break a beauty ~ John Robert Powers
You can be the . . . → Read More: 1950s Charm School: Model Posture
Many of us deal with effects instead of the cause. ~ Unknown
Image courtesy of Fidgetrainbowtree on Flickr.com
A few of us were having a conversation about how portion sizes have gotten larger throughout the years over on the Facebook page. I pointed out that American food is . . . → Read More: Wise Words of the Day: Cause and Effect
Just a quick note to let you know that my posts will be a bit sporadic the next couple of weeks. I’ve got A LOT on my plate and it’s all good!
Never cackle till your egg is laid. ~Unknown
American Poultry Advocate 1913; Image courtesy of Lisanne! on Flickr.com; Talk about counting your eggs before they're laid!
As readers who also are part of the Facebook Modern Retro Woman community already know, Wednesday was quite a day for me!
Shortly after I commented to The Mister about how much I hate the Santa Ana winds because of all of the memories wildfires in the hills surrounding our neighborhood growing up, the . . . → Read More: A Bit More Retro Than I Was Prepared to Be
Some people are so constituted that they would rather lose a friend than an argument. Be yourself, simple, honest and unpretending, and you will enjoy through life the respect and love of friends. ~Harold Sherman
Conflict resolution; Schlitz Advertisement, 1951; Image courtesy of Paul Malon on Flickr.com
. . . → Read More: Wise Words of the Day: Argument