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
I have to confess, even seeing the cover of this week's issue of Ladies' Home Journal stirs up some rotten feelings, because of two key things - the mention of Pat Boone, and just a little further down, "How to Lose 25 Pounds and Stay Thin." Why the strange feelings about the two? Well, many … Continue reading Ladies’ Home Journal, January 1960
This week's issue of Ladies' Home Journal is from January 1949! Check out that haircut! Major foreshadowing of the short haircuts and styles that would become hugely popular for women in the 1950's! This issue even has an advice column called "If You Ask Me" - by Eleanor Roosevelt! Amazing! There are some very hard-hitting … Continue reading Ladies’ Home Journal, January 1949
I'm so excited about this week's issue of The Ladies' Home Journal! I'm so glad I accidentally found these on archive.org a few weeks ago! You all know I'm a huge geek when it comes to vintage magazines - I blame my local library, where I used to be able to buy vintage issues of … Continue reading The Ladies’ Home Journal, January 1965
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!
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!! ❤
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
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