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On Perspective, Chocolate Cake and Accusing Eyes

No matter how big of an optimist you may be, there will still be times when life brings you down. It could be something big, it could be something seemingly trivial, but those bad patches when you feel like crap hit even the best of us. 203 more words


1963 Cat Eye

Ad from 1963 promoting Max Factor’s line of compacts.  This is an example of why it is so fun to collect mid-century women’s magazines. Her hair/makeup is so 60’s, yet her fresh, youthful look is timeless. 37 more words


Vacation Time

I’m packing my valises and headed for a vacation.

Please enjoy some vintage summertime posts while I am gone. 8 more words

Middle Class

1960 Girly Girl Illustration

1960 colorful illustration showing girl with big beautiful brown eyes in classic Tom Morrow girly girl style for Tussy skincare. The name for the advertised blemish cream is Medicare, a poor choice for a term not normally associated with youth. 15 more words


1963 Mom, Kids, and Ice Cream

A gold fridge with a freezer at the bottom was all the rage when this ad appeared in the August 1963 issue of Good Housekeeping magazine. 97 more words


1958 Mom and Daughters in White

This beautifully-styled ad showing a mom in a starched-white dress reading to her two daughters on a white filigree bed appeared in the August 1958 edition of Ladies Home Journal. 17 more words


1951 Bad Breath Banished

“Let the tide take her out – I won’t!”

Yikes. They were a bit ruthless back in 1951 when this Listerine ad was published in the August issue of McCalls magazine.