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Serving canned cranberry sauce this year? Don't be shy about getting out the jellied stuff, because it turns out you can do lots of cute and creative things with it, from making little turkey cutouts to eye-catching Christmas trees.
To get in the proper holiday spirit, Americana-style, let's revisit some of the most iconic moments from the timeless TV classic, "A Christmas Story" - plus find out where to watch the sequel!
Along with some great vintage hairstyle photos below, you will also get real-life beauty advice from newspapers published in the 40s and 50s, which offered readers tips on how to get perfect pin curls every time.
In the early 1950s, an atomic energy lab kit for kids hit the toy store shelves. The thing was *actually radioactive*. The set had real uranium ore, and children could conduct real scientific experiments. Here's what they were like!
Back in the 1920s, footwear manufacturers and merchants decided that X-ray shoe fittings could bring in lots of customers - people who would be thrilled to let a recent scientific advance help them find the perfect shoe. There was just a little problem...
The Black Dahlia murder - the savage killing of 22-year-old Elizabeth Short in January of 1947 - was one of the biggest news stories of the 20th century, and continues to fascinate people to this day.
Get ready to remember some of the biggest thrills and chills from yesteryear, through these top vintage horror movies - great for Halloween or any time you want a little scare!
The Life Savers candy brand has been around for more than a century! Here's a look back at how the little sweets with a hole became so popular, and the many flavors they have made over the years.
The history of Dr Pepper is surprisingly long - starting back in the 1800s, in fact. Here's how the brand began and grew and grew to become one of the most popular soft drinks in the world.
This huge collection of 1940s vintage wallpaper samples show the decade was more colorful than you'd imagine from seeing just black and white photos. Take a look back!
The Tootsie Roll has a sweet legacy that started way back at the end of the 1800s, and continues to this day. From the early days, the unique chocolaty chewy candy was a huge favorite with kids. Find out more about them here!
Having trouble figuring out the best colors for a dining room? We have some ideas for you, based on some great vintage home decor styles.
Over the years and across the miles, a tricycle has been a rite of pedaling passage for generations of toddlers and preschoolers. Check out our collection of vintage pictures of old trikes
The insights and inventions of Dr George Washington Carver - which he gave freely to the world - revolutionized the South, and helped millions out of poverty.
During the height of milk glass popularity (it was a must-have in American homes from the 1920s through the 50s), 90 percent of Westmoreland's production was the famous white glassware - and they made a lot of it.
Look back at these D-Day pictures and remember that a German nation with super-race delusions once actually planned to conquer the world.
If you've ever been curious as to why neckties and aftershave are considered the quintessential Father's Day gifts, wonder no more. We also found some great modern-day gift equivalents just for dad.
From meat glazes to unique salads and totally vintage-style jello molds, the most iconic tropical fruit can make itself useful in so many ways. Here are some weird - and some good - retro ways to serve pineapple.
Have you ever wondered where products like Formula 409, 7-Up, WD-40 and Preparation H got those famous vintage brand names? Find out here.
Can you imagine life before bubble gum? Here's a brief history of vintage gum brands in the US!
A bouncy new baby is wonderful - but quite a burden, too! In the early 20th century, baby window cages like these were promoted as making babies more fun since they were easier to care for.
100 years ago, public swimming pools were vital for summer survival After the concept of public baths faded from favor, but before post-war homeowners started
Baby Ruth candy bars - and even Baby Ruth gum - were among the most popular sweets back in the day. Right here, take a look at more than 50 years of the history of the brand.
Chocolate milk has been loved by kids - and, yes, adults! - since at least the 1920s. Here's a look back at some vintage chocolate milk brands that have hit supermarkets over the years - some of which you know, but many more than have been lost to time.
In this purple & white guest room bedroom from 1942, a lavender floral pattern sang out from the curtains, the chaise lounge, the bed, and the walls.
Mirrors, soft textures and pale colors - plus some unique decorative elements - brought a look of classic sophistication to this elegant 1940s living room.
This wood-paneled 1940s house was held up as a fine example of the maturing character of American Modern architecture. It used no line or material that was not necessary.
This vintage living room decor was set in front of one of this home's most impressive architectural features: the wide, ceiling-height masonry fireplace wall.
In the transformation of this 1940s-style living room, the color idea came first, and you can see for yourself how the simple recipe of pink and blue-green succeeded.
Starting around the end of the 19th century, there was a war fought not with guns and sharp knives, but with food coloring and butter knives. It was the great battle of Butter vs Margarine: Yellow vs White.