Who is Suzy Homemaker? (1966)

Feb 26, 2017 by

Who is Suzy Homemaker? She’s every little girl who wants to be just like her mother. That’s why all the Suzy Homemaker...

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A retro pink kitchen for you &...

Feb 1, 2017 by

The modern fashion in floors What a wonderful, work-saving center the modern kitchen-dining area is! The dining table can be just a...

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Wild & wonderful new ways...

Dec 2, 2016 by

Great gift wrap ideas for bulky & odd-shaped kitchen gifts The best way to gift-wrap a bulky or odd-shaped kitchen appliance or...

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The woman who invented the dis...

Nov 7, 2016 by

The inventor of a dishwashing machine The patron saint of the emancipated woman of the future will be Josephine Garis Cochrane, the...

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Libbey glass designs from the ...

Oct 8, 2016 by

Party shrimp bowl costs about $7… Same for 8 Libbey Deep Sea glasses. (…and the glasses will be around long after your...

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Let’s play house! Fisher...

Jul 31, 2016 by

Only the Fisher-Price Kitchen Center comes with the works Fisher-Price Kitchen Center toy for kids No other kitchen comes with as...

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Vintage kitchens & family...

Jul 23, 2016 by

It’s new and you’ll love it! (1957) The textured look of exciting Random Tones in Kentile asphalt tile!   New...

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Vintage home style: Vinyl floo...

Jul 2, 2016 by

Bathroom floor brilliantly inspired by abstract art (1958) Brilliantly inspired by abstract art — this refreshing bathroom...

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Inside Rhoda’s place (19...

Jul 1, 2016 by

“Hello, my name is Rhoda – this is where I live” Finding a great apartment in Manhattan isn’t exactly easy,...

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15 tips to be a cool & co...

Jun 11, 2016 by

Do’s and don’ts to keep your family fed and the house cool during the heat of summer.

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See 6 kitchens from 1950

Feb 1, 2016 by

Here’s a look at two real home kitchens and four model kitchens, all photographed in 1950. See the kitchens The kitchen in the...

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Frigidaire’s ‘wife...

Apr 18, 2015 by

What can we do with this horrible old kitchen? Frigidaire saves her from covering leftovers. A special storage area in this...

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Make your kitchen the happy hu...

Feb 9, 2015 by

Who needs a nursery? Look what you can get to go with the family to make your kitchen the happy hub of your home! Know how you can...

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Introducing the first Touch-N-...

Jan 3, 2015 by

Introducing the first Touch-N-Cook Range in history. From Frigidaire and General Motors… naturally For 55 years, we’ve...

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Dormeyer portable mixer with 9...

Sep 14, 2014 by

It’s a totally new kind of portable. It’s the new 1957 Dormeyer… completely redesigned and styled like a new car! Comes in white, pink, turquoise or yellow with chrome trim.

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How to be a perfect fifties ho...

Feb 1, 2014 by

A lighthearted look back at how advertisers portrayed the sunny days of yesteryear, when a woman’s home was her castle — and her kitchen was the heart of that home

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Bold & brightly-colored k...

Dec 1, 2013 by

The wild one (1968) The sporty Fiesta makes other kitchen sinks look like they’re standing still. You get a whole new feeling...

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Miracle machines: The latest f...

Nov 24, 2013 by

Miracle machines: Chef’s Delights Some critics claim that the only cook who really needs a food processor is one who must feed...

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Electrolux refrigerators are a...

Nov 24, 2013 by

Almost magical — it freezes with heat Always different, always ahead in performance Nine years ago, America was startled and...

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All year long: Vintage dishtow...

Nov 15, 2013 by

1973: Rooster on yellow   1975: Vegetables, fruit, gourds and grains   1977: Birds & plants   1981: Clock,...

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Space-saving home decorating h...

Nov 12, 2013 by

Wood grille divider Handsome wood grille, attached to ceiling, wall, and floor separates dining room from entrance hall in the...

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Glass makes a patio kitchen po...

Nov 11, 2013 by

A practical new dimension for your kitchen Glass makes an idea like this patio kitchen possible. Sliding windows at counter level...

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Kohler bathroom plumbing fixtu...

Nov 11, 2013 by

Kohler plumbing fixtures This back-to-back arrangement of Kohler Piedmont lavatories moves traffic twice as fast during clean-up rush...

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Introducing the new toaster th...

Nov 10, 2013 by

Introducing the new toaster that’s an oven too! The new General Electric Toast-R-Oven makes perfect toast...

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Kitchen art cooking at the Tap...

Nov 10, 2013 by

There’s a revolutionary new Kitchen Art cooking at the Tappan Gas Gallery. Suddenly, you’re not just cooking....

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Kitchen carpet for people who ...

Nov 9, 2013 by

Viking Kitchen Carpet is for women who don’t believe in kitchen carpet. Because it works… and we can prove it! Want to...

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Removable, re-stickable Rubber...

Nov 9, 2013 by

Rubbermaid Shelf Liner. The removable, re-stickable one. Rubbermaid Shelf Liner now has Tack-Back. A gentle adhesive that will hold...

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McCormick-Schilling spice rack...

Nov 9, 2013 by

Why can’t they stay put? What McCormick-Schilling Gourmet Spices do to and for foods is so intriguing, it’s no wonder...

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Terraflex vinyl asbestos tile ...

Nov 9, 2013 by

Now! Terraflex vinyl asbestos in beautiful Terrazzo colors! Terraflex Tile and this new J-M Design Book are all you need to create a...

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25 hottest Black & Decker...

Nov 8, 2013 by

The 25 most talked about gifts of ’87 Black & Decker products are so unique and special, they’re not just given and...

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Stainless cookware in harvest,...

Nov 4, 2013 by

Town House by West Bend Luxury Stainless in Harvest, Avocado… and now: Polished. Town House quality runs deep. In addition to...

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Hip housekeeping tips from Cos...

Oct 31, 2013 by

Hip Housekeeping by Colette Dowling PROTECT THAT PARTY DRESS. If you’re cooking a potentially messy dish and are afraid an...

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Extension phone in your kitche...

Oct 30, 2013 by

Why you need a kitchen extension phone First, it’s a great help in running the house — near shopping lists and at your...

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Tupperware containers in poppy...

Oct 27, 2013 by

How to pack a punch Prepare, serve and store beverages in this one-gallon Tupperware Pitcher. Push-Button Seal adjusts for storing or...

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Rival Crock-Plate multi-purpos...

Oct 26, 2013 by

Rival Crock-Plate The Rival Crock-Plate multi-purpose cooker has a high-fired stoneware plate that does the work of several...

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White brick linoleum floors fo...

Oct 23, 2013 by

Brick’s textured beauty-in carefree linoleum Do you ever hanker for the charm of old-fashioned brick kitchen floors? How...

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Come into the kitchen with Din...

Oct 23, 2013 by

Come into the kitchen with Dinah “My kitchen is home to me,” says Dinah Shore — singer, TV hostess, cook. And her...

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Verve-y! Groovy paisley paper ...

Oct 22, 2013 by

Roll out the Paisleys Kleenex Boutique Towels Paper towels from Kimberly-Clark Verve-y! The Kleenex Boutique Collection Kleenex, the...

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Magic Touch honeycomb ice cube...

Oct 21, 2013 by

Cold drinks now… for eager thirsts! (1949) Ice cubes instantly! Just lift the “Magic Touch” lever! Children’s...

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