While not exclusively the domain of the fifties, the popularity of vintage pink bathrooms - including pink toilets, sinks and bathtubs and other home decor - reached its peak during the middle of the century.
This prize-winning recipe uses pumpkin combined with marshmallows to create a heavenly pie that makes for a deliciously light and fluffy Thanksgiving dessert!
Thanksgiving history: Starting from the Pilgrims’ First Thanksgiving to the strange way turkey day eventually became a national holiday
Thanksgiving, now held each year on the fourth Thursday in November, has long been a controversial holiday, Here, look back at Thanksgiving history as it played out over more than three centuries.
What was flooring from the fifties like? Bold stripes, oversize checkerboard squares, or random arrangements made from vinyl tile or linoleum for the kitchen, bathroom or other areas of the home!
If you're looking to recreate that special vintage Christmas cookie recipe that your grandmother used to make, or want to discover old-fashioned cookies to make new again, here's a big tasty collection of treats for you!
1950s marriage advice to young women: If you want to find a husband, a survey says these are the best jobs to get
Suppose you were a young woman anxious to find a husband, get married and settle down. What would be the best sort of job for you? Here's what a survbey ?
With these vintage Disneyland tickets, visitors could enjoy their choice of dozens of Disneyland rides and attractions in Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, Frontierland and Adventureland.
16 breathtakingly gorgeous vintage evening gowns with long skirts so full they’d make a Disney Princess jealous
This collection of vintage evening gowns is so over-the-top, you don't have to even like fashion to appreciate the oomph factor of these formal dresses.
More than good, Libby's pumpkin pie is smooth, gently spicy and perfect! Get the classic pie you love - the original vintage recipe is right here.
See 110 vintage ’50s house plans used to build millions of mid-century homes that we still live in today
If you're buying a 1950s house, already live in one, or just want to see how new suburban homes were designed back in the rock 'n' roll and 'Leave it to Beaver' era, we have some fantastic '50s house plans for you!
Making a vegetable oil pie crust is quick! No cutting in solid shortening, no guessing on liquid. Just measure oil with milk and mix in! So easy! No messy board... you roll out stir-n-roll pastry between 2 pieces of waxed paper.
How to make old-fashioned apple head dolls: Get vintage shrunken apple DIY craft directions, details & photos
Remember apple head dolls - an early American craft with folk art roots that was popular again in the '60s and '70s? Find out how to make these shrunken apple dolls, and more about the art of dollmaking.
You can create new fashions from old clothing! Here, see how a moth-eaten bathrobe and skirt, an outgrown blouse, knee-worn slacks were converted into sparkling new accessories.
How the TV show ‘Leave it to Beaver’ began, and made millions yearn for an idealized version of the ’50s that never actually existed
Revisit the picture-perfect view of the '50s with the Cleaver family, and their oh-so-retro daily ups and downs on the classic TV show, 'Leave it to Beaver.' You'll also find out how Alfred Hitchcock was involved with this success story!
If you're looking for a vintage-style dessert for a special occasion, check out more than a hundred different classic cake recipes to suit all tastes!
10 stunning vintage evening dresses worthy of the red carpet: Eye-catching form-fitting bodycon styles from the 1950s & 1960s
These amazing vintage evening dresses were as glittery and shimmering as they were form-fitting and unforgiving of an extra ounce. But there's more to the story beyond just gorgeous models and stunning gowns.
How to flirt and chase men ’til they catch you: Seventeen magazine’s top tips for teen girls in the 1950s
How to chase men till they catch us is something every young girl should know, says Enid Haupt, editor of Seventeen magazine. Her tips on how to flirt, include the advice to curb your aggressive nature, because 'It belongs to men only.'
These desks from a 1959 vintage office furniture catalog fit the interior decorating needs for businesses of the era: modernist styles, contemporary materials, muted colors, and no-nonsense design.
Sleeping Beauty is a must for a Disney fan. Most unforgettable character: The witch Maleficent. Compared to her, Dracula’s daughter was a social worker.
Velvet crumb cake has the fluffy, loose texture, the old-time good eating, of Grandmother’s butter cakes. But it's even more tender!
Vintage View-Master reels were a trip into another dimension; 'Stereo color pictures are so real, you'll feel you are actually part of the scene! Over 400 entertaining, educational subjects to delight all the family.'
If you need a book, ook for the most important item in the library; the card catalog. It’s that beautiful walnut cabinet with the many drawers. it contains cards on every book that the library system owns.
Forget kitchen cabinets – install a wall-mounted refrigerator! (Yes – this was really a thing in the ’50s)
This new, revolutionary wall-mounted refrigerator and freezer that hangs from the wall is a completely new and advanced concept of modern living. Truly, it is the most convenient and magnificent refrigerator-freezer ever produced!
Pretty, thin, young and single? Check out these sexist stewardess job requirements of the ’50s & ’60s
See what was needed to put you in the running for a coveted stewardess job back in the '50s and '60s! Some requirements were grounded in reason, but many were just plain sexism in action.
When baked, this fudge batter pudding has a chocolate sauce on the bottom and the top of the cake. There are also four variations of this chocolate dessert recipe to try!
Fill your cookie jar today with these really prize-winning peanut brittle cookies made with peanuts, vanilla and fresh-ground cinnamon. They were the Best of Class Winner in Pillsbury's 1958 Bake-Off!
Remember Lucy and the chocolate factory? This classic scene from 'Job Switching,' originally aired on September 15, 1952, and many people consider it one of the series' finest (half-) hours.
"I Love Lucy," a domestic comedy TV series, reduces the role of husband to roughly that of the male spider, and I wouldn't be at all surprised if, at the end of the season, Miss Ball ate him.
Pumpkin Dream Pie: The ’50s classic no-bake dessert recipe, plus a bonus gingersnap crust to try (1959)
Here's a recipe that will turn pumpkin into a pie faster than Cinderella's fairy godmother turned the fall fruit into a coach: Pumpkin Dream Pie - and all without any cooking or baking.
When jack-o'-lantern carving time rolls around, conjure up your own designs, or try one of these that use pumpkins or squash!
This is perhaps the most popular recipe ever originated in the Hunt's kitchens! The reason? Juicy hamburger . . . melted cheese blended with the delicious flavor of Hunt's Tomato Sauce.
Walt Disney arranged it all and then named it Disneyland. Sprawled over 160 acres at Anaheim, California, it is easily the most lavish amusement park on earth.
A good old-fashioned meat-stretcher is a corn pie with ground beef crust. It's easy to make, and you will have a mouth-meltingly delicious corn pie that's a conversation piece as well as a satisfying mainstay.
A simple and inexpensive new toy - known as the Hula Hoop - has thousands of the nation's children and many of its adults shaking their hips to make the hoop spin.
Movie stars love this black bottom pie. You'll love it, too. Key to its fluffy, chiffon lightness is Knox unflavored gelatin. Make Hollywood's favori... Click to read more...
3 easy walnut cookie recipes: Walnut clusters, walnut-orange crisps and walnut surprise squares (1950)
These 3 walnut cookie recipes are for new cookies, quick cookies, and old favorites, too! Make walnut clusters, walnut-orange crisp cookies and walnut surprise squares