This week I have a lovely issue of The Ladies' Home Journal from January 1950 to share with all of you, courtesy of archive.org - as always! These magazines were absolutely massive! You can download a free copy for yourself here, or read a copy online (also for free) right here!
I haven't really been around this past week - well, I haven't really been around much the last few weeks, but this week more so than usual. Things have been chaotic and my internet connection decided that this month was the perfect time to start being particularly terrible and unreliable - hopefully that will change … Continue reading An Update, and a bit of a Tribute to My Sisters
Oh no! Poor Liz is on the cover of Hush Hush again! Who tried to kidnap Brigitte Bardot's baby - and how did they do it? Can hypnosis cure impotence? What happened the day Eddie Fisher wanted to commit suicide? And what about that 19 year old Manhattan Call Girl? Find out all the trashy … Continue reading Hush Hush Magazine, September 1961
I just had to post and say a huge thank you to the lovely Angie of Transcribing Memory (a seriously wonderful and fascinating blog everyone should check out immediately!) for this wonderful write up of my little ol' blog! I'm so incredibly honored to be featured on Transcribing Memory - this made my day! ❤ … Continue reading Thank you so much Angie!! ❤
Thank you, dear, sweet, beautiful lady, for your voice, your truth, your power and your healing gifts. For all the nights you sang me to sleep. You are deeply loved by so many. Thank you for everything you gave us. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9-yfeA2JZs ♥
Wow! I found a tabloid magazine from 1963 called Hush Hush and it just might be as trashy as the tabloids of today! Prepare to clutch your pearls, girls, this week's magazine is a hot mess, 1960's style! 😉 You can download your own issue of Hush Hush right here, thanks to our friends at … Continue reading Hush Hush Magazine, August 1963
How to apply makeup, 1940's style! A very quick and easy makeup tutorial, using very few products (vanishing cream, rouge, lipstick and powder, that's it!) to achieve a classic vintage look! I love how little fuss is involved, but I think my eyes would feel a little naked if I wore a full face of … Continue reading How To Apply Makeup, 1940’s
Today is the anniversary of my mom's death. Every year it hits me like an avalanche. I don't think I'll ever get used to this day, or to spending my birthday without her (I was born on her birthday, August 24th, we were also both born on a Tuesday, coincidentally). This day is always painful, … Continue reading Mom
I've been meaning to write this post for what feels like forever now - I sure know I kept promising to write it, but I kept putting it off for one reason or another, as seems to be my way the last week or so! Today I told myself I was going to sit down … Continue reading My Singer 403A, AKA Emma Peel and Sewing Projects in the Works
Yay! This week we have another issue of McCall's Magazine, this time from 1923! This is all I've been able to find for now, but you all know me, I'll keep hunting! 🙂 You can download your own copy of this week's issue here, thanks to Archive.org!