Interview with Anna of Mrs. Depew Vintage & My First Giveaway!

This week for my The Pretty And The Kitsch Interviews series, I'll be interviewing the marvelous Anna of Mrs. Depew Vintage! She's an incredibly cool and talented woman and I'm so grateful that she agreed to be interviewed! She has also offered to sponser a really awesome giveaway - details will follow the end of … Continue reading Interview with Anna of Mrs. Depew Vintage & My First Giveaway!

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Let’s Take 1930’s Home Economics Together! Chapter Eighteen

Last week, we learned about remodeling and mending in Lesson Seventeen: Occasional Remodeling and Mending from Dulcie Godlove Donovan's "The Mode in Dress and Home," published in 1935. This week is all about the home - and homemaking, as we begin Unit Six: Living in the Home and start Lesson Eighteen: The Home Itself. (Click … Continue reading Let’s Take 1930’s Home Economics Together! Chapter Eighteen

Personal Icons: Manic Street Preachers

Somehow I always find myself returning to Manic Street Preachers, musically, lyrically and asthetically. Their music, particularly the entirety of The Holy Bible album, shaped me in a lot of ways when I was a young woman, struggling through a lot of the typical and not-so-typical hardships of growing up. It got me through a … Continue reading Personal Icons: Manic Street Preachers

Sewing Simple Seams, 1947 Instructional Sewing Video

Here is another vintage sewing video, this one will teach us how to sew simple seams. Since my most recent big sewing project involved using a 1940's pattern and my next one probably will as well, I'm finding these 1940's sewing videos especially informative and inspiring. I hope that you enjoy this one too! 🙂 … Continue reading Sewing Simple Seams, 1947 Instructional Sewing Video

Street & Smith’s Love Story Magazine, October 20th, 1934

On archive.org I found this copy of Love Story Magazine from 1934 and it's so great to looks through and read. It's full of wild advertisements and really fun stories - I highly recommend reading the story from this issue, "Thrill Chaser" by Mary Ann de Forest, it's the kind of story you would expect … Continue reading Street & Smith’s Love Story Magazine, October 20th, 1934