MontaMower ad from May 1951 Popular Mechanics It’s so easy to operate, you don’t even break a sweat (and no need to change out of your party dress)!
Actually it’s Tuna Time! And if you act now (and send in $1.50 with 2 can labels), you can get, not 1, but 4 beautiful salad forks from Holland! Source: Chatelaine, July 1963
Wish I knew what they were thinking while opening these wedding gifts!
Get your Super Bowl menu in order…mid-century style! Here are a few ideas from Mr. Roger’s Pinterest page: Mid-Century Recipes. Beans, beans, the magical fruit! Beans rolled up in cabbage…”get grins, not groans” with Ann Page Beans. Hmmm, not sure about that… And speaking of “fruit”…Marshmallow Fruit Loaf! Who can resist this face? Don’t worry…following is …
How to make black and white “unboring”…polka dots! Polka Dot House, Warwick, RI: Featured in LIFE Magazine, April 14, 1952
How RCA Transistors Will Run Your “Electronic” Car of Tomorrow, 1964. Did they predict it or what?!?!
It’s almost 2013, friends! Get your party hats ready! Let’s celebrate, vintage style (1947 to be exact)! Happy New Year!
If only Mr. Roger had saved all that wrapping paper from his youth as a mid-century boy. What a collection I’d have! But, never fear, Mr. Roger found a great online source (via hmdavid on flickr) for his vintage wrapping paper fix. If only we could still buy these patterns today. This wrapping paper makes …
“Thanksgiving is a doleful day for turkeys and the like – But you will have a happy time if you smoke Lucky Strike!” 1950 Lucky Strike advertisement* *Disclaimer: Mr. Roger is not getting paid for promoting Lucky Strike or promoting smoking in general. See the Surgeon General’s warning about smoking and your health. P.S. Happy …
It’s the vitamins, dear. (Book cover for Joe Weider’s 1959 “How to Develop a He-Man Personality”)