50 drinks & toasts (1968)

Jun 24, 2017 by

Toast your friends with these easy recipes for famous drinks made with all the popular basic liquors: Bourbon, Scotch, gin, vodka, rum, Southern Comfort.

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Cool summer smorgasbord party ...

May 17, 2017 by

Cool summer “smorgasbord” – smart new party idea It’s so easy (no cooking)… such fun for your guests...

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When to leave calling cards af...

Jan 2, 2017 by

When to leave calling cards after an entertainment On the subject of leaving cards, there is always much to be said. When should...

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Stir up some tart & jingl...

Dec 16, 2016 by

Stir up some tart and jingling punch with Sprite The happy sound of holiday bells. The exuberance of Sprite. Something a little...

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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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Creative ways to wrap oddly-sh...

Dec 1, 2016 by

Creative gift wrapping ideas by Mrs CS Stone Skillet Lollipop. Tape lid inverted to skillet and cover with cardboard circle. Pad feet...

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Colorful m&m cookie recip...

Dec 1, 2016 by

Easy color cookie recipe with m&m’s! Happiest new cookie idea in years! Only Crisco and m&m’s Plain Chocolate...

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Storybook Christmas party idea...

Nov 26, 2016 by

A storybook party Is it a party, a parade, or pageant? Actually, it can be all three — or any one you choose. These storybook...

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The Housewife’s Yuletide...

Nov 14, 2016 by

Yuletide Endurance Game Light Housekeeping’s Jolly Yuletide Endurance Game An exciting test of nerve designed for the fearless...

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The up-to-date summer hostess ...

May 20, 2016 by

The summer hostess The summer hostess domiciled by the sea or in the country finds that even more people partake of her hospitality...

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Two festive Easter layer cakes...

Mar 2, 2016 by

Easter Glory cake recipe Economy cake goes Easter-elegant with baker’s coconut!   Also see: Easter cake with jelly beans...

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Hearty parties on St Valentine...

Jan 24, 2016 by

Hearty parties on St Valentine’s Day Valentine parties should be pretty things. Sentimental games should be played, hearts...

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How to make crafty macrame coa...

Jan 23, 2016 by

Use macrame for coasters by Alice Morrell I wonder if you have ever looked at an ugly glass stain on your furniture and wished that...

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Cold glazed ham with pimento f...

Sep 21, 2015 by

Flowery cold glazed baked ham Cold glazed baked ham is coated with a new version of chaud froid with mayonnaise or salad dressing and...

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21 old-fashioned fruit punch r...

Nov 30, 2014 by

The society ladies of Southern Mississippi contributed these fruit punch recipes to the Laurel Leader Call newspaper in the summer of 1969.

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Lunch for a bunch: Treatwich-i...

Mar 22, 2014 by

It’s a treatwich-in-the-round, topped with the best-tasting pasteurized process cheese slices you can buy: the ones marked Kraft.

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Jelly-Bean Carousel Cake recip...

Mar 10, 2014 by

Here is a junior spectacular for such a world-shattering occasion as a child’s birthday party. Anyone who loves jelly beans (doesn’t everyone?) will love it.

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Delmonico’s restaurant i...

Nov 30, 2013 by

Delmonico’s was a hugely-popular restaurant during the Victorian era, which expanded into ten different locations over the...

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The new RCA Victor Tape Record...

Nov 20, 2013 by

Andy Thomas finds 8 daily uses for his new RCA Victor Tape Recorder (it cost him only $159.95) “It’s great!” says...

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New! Sweet! Virginia Dare Pink...

Nov 20, 2013 by

New! Sweet! Virginia Dare Pink Wine America’s first after-dinner wine New sweet Virginia Dare Pink Wine has been developed...

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Funny Face Coconut Pumpkin Pie...

Nov 14, 2013 by

Funny Face Coconut Pumpkin Pie recipe Having a party on Halloween? Then you’ll welcome this amusing and very easy to make funny...

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Pump-cream Parfait, Pumpcakes ...

Nov 11, 2013 by

“There’s more to pumpkin than pie.” Signed, Peter Peter Pumpkin-Eater and Family Pump-cream Parfait Combine 3-1/4...

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10 fast pre-party beauty tips ...

Nov 7, 2013 by

10 fast pre-party beauty tips The guests are arriving imminently and you’re still arranging the flowers rather than yourself....

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Halloween scenes from 1910

Oct 30, 2013 by

Take a look at how some newspaper artists — including several schoolchildren — envisioned the Halloween celebration and...

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Ring-Around-a-Rosy Cake (1956)

Oct 29, 2013 by

How to make a festive Ring-Around-a-Rosy Cake Materials needed Party mints 1″ in diameter Lollipops 1″ in diameter Food...

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4 Quick party cakes you can cu...

Oct 21, 2013 by

Customize frozen cakes Don’t panic when unexpected company comes. These delicious cakes are as near as your freezer. All...

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Say it with a Cookiegram: Cake...

Oct 21, 2013 by

Say it with a Cookiegram Cake Mate gives you all the tips you need to put your thoughts in icing. Campaign cookies, exam cookies,...

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How to present a perfect holid...

Oct 15, 2013 by

Present a perfect holiday table by Christine B Roth The secret to party-giving is good food plus good company in a beautiful setting....

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Festive Polka Dot Pie & R...

Oct 13, 2013 by

Ribbon Cake & Polka Dot Pie February calls for a cheerful change, and its holidays are good reason to put on party airs for the...

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Colored Pastel Sugar Cookies (...

Oct 12, 2013 by

Pastel Cookies recipe Ingredients 3/4 cup shortening, part soft butter 1/2 cup sugar 1 (3 oz.) package gelatin, any fruit flavor...

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Chocolate Basket with Berry Cr...

Oct 12, 2013 by

Chocolate Basket with Berry Cream Ingredients 6 squares semisweet chocolate 1 pint strawberries 1/2 cup strawberry preserves 1...

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Choco-Mint Party Cake (1967)

Oct 8, 2013 by

Choco-Mint Party Cake recipe Ingredients 1 cup butter or margarine 2-1/2 cups sifted Powdered Sugar 4 egg yolks 2 egg whites 1/2 cup...

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Easy Why-Not Coconut Cupcakes ...

Oct 3, 2013 by

Easy Why-Not Cupcakes Where’s the party. No party. What’s happening? Nothing’s happening. Why coconut cupcakes? Why...

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Make a County Fair Party Cake ...

Sep 30, 2013 by

New! Party fun… country style Pillsbury’s got the cake and the party kit — if you’ve got 8 little guests...

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Make your own party aprons �...

Sep 28, 2013 by

Party aprons and serving holders Ever since Madame Schiaparelli wore lovely aprons as part of her hostess gowns, we’ve been on...

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Turn-of-the-century Halloween ...

Sep 28, 2013 by

For the Halloween party More and more are place cards being used for occasions when guests, small or large, are to be seated at a...

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Sweet & spicy wings, cock...

Sep 18, 2013 by

Look where Good Seasons is spending the holidays Sweet & Spicy Chicken Wings Ingredients 1 (2/3 ounce) package Good...

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Whip up a batch of Chex party ...

Sep 11, 2013 by

The Checkerboard Scarecrow presents: Chex party mix — the nutty mix you fix with Chex Mix crisp, bite-size Chex with nuts,...

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Philly velvet cream chocolate ...

Sep 10, 2013 by

Make-ahead dazzler This chocolate thriller is just one of many Philly desserts that you can make days (even weeks!) in advance...

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