Yay! Another issue of Ladies' Home Journal! And I promise this week's post doesn't include another rant. 😉 This week's issue talks about a a "Homemaker Service" in Hartford Connecticut, "substituting for mothers"! It also includes a "complete-in-one-issue" novel by Elizabeth Cadell called Gay Pursuit ("The time comes when the thing a girl wants most … Continue reading Ladies’ Home Journal, July 1948
The other day I was browsing through a thrift store a few blocks from my apartment, chatting on the phone with my older sister the whole time and joking that she (and my other sisters) were my "good luck charms" whenever I go thrift shopping. Sure enough I found a small hand full of books … Continue reading Coming Full Circle
For my birthday one of my sisters gave me these amazing vintage magazines and two gorgeous vintage sewing patterns and I wanted to share them with all of you. These magazines are seriously making me wish I had a scanner so I could put them up on the blog in their entirety! This magazine is … Continue reading Vintage Magazines & Sewing Patterns
This week I have another issue of The Ladies' Home Journal to share, this time from August 1952! I love the cover of this issue, with all the light blue and bright red, it's just fabulous! This is yet another massive issue, so it's chock full of wonderful 1950's goodness! You can download a copy … Continue reading The Ladies’ Home Journal, August 1952
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!
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!
It's been a long time since the last issue I posted of McCall's Magazine, but I'm absolutely thrilled to have found another one to share with all of you! This week's free download is an issue of McCall's from January 1911, which is amazing! You can download your own copy here, thanks to Archive.org! I … Continue reading McCall’s Magazine, January 1911
On Saturday I got to spend the day with one of my younger sisters and have some much needed girl time and giggles after a long, stressful week. It was so wonderful to spend time with her and I had so much fun, even in the blazing heat! We went to one of our favourite … Continue reading Second Hand Books and Fabric Store Finds!
This week I have the huge pleasure of interviewing the lovely and incredibly talented Samantha of fortyvenus, a graphic and fabric designer! Sam's designs are absolutely gorgeous and I'm dying to get my hands on her amazing fabric - quite a suitable response, given they are inspired by the Queen of Crime herself, Agatha Christie … Continue reading Interview with Samantha of fortyvenus!
Taking a break from Ellery Queen until I can find more issues, so this week I thought I'd share this issue of The Shadow from November 1932! You can read this magazine online or download it here.