A shrimp Christmas tree appetizer is a scene-stealer and a real buffet beauty, certain to cast a special charm over any holiday party - yet so easy to do! Here's how.
Before individual stickers-by-the-yard became popular in the '80s, sets like these Halloween sticker sheets were the big thing with kids!
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!
With these vintage Disneyland tickets, visitors could enjoy their choice of dozens of Disneyland rides and attractions in Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, Frontierland and Adventureland.
Have a safe, kid-friendly Meet ‘n Treat Halloween party! An alternative to trick-or-treating for Halloween from the 1970s
By substituting trick or treating with a Meet 'n Treat Halloween party, this year's festivities can become a time for sharing the fun with family and neighbors in a spirit of friendship.
Monster Mash: How the ghoulish Halloween song by Bobby ‘Boris’ Pickett came to be – and became a huge hit
Old Halloween songs never die - they just reappear on the chart every decade or so. Such is the case with Bobby 'Boris' Pickett's million-seller, 'Monster Mash.'
You can use a blender to help prepare cheese-sauced meatloaf surrounded by bright Brussels sprouts to add a bit of jolly old England to your dinner table.
Once you have made your perfect pumpkin pie - using the classic Libby's pie recipe or another version - you might want to accent your delicious dessert with one of these tasty pumpkin pie toppings.
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.
We know. A peanut butter chiffon pie with pretzel crust sounds as though it might be sticky or salty or heavy. But this dessert is incredibly light and outrageously delicious.
Cheap store-bought vintage Halloween costumes like these were all the rage in the '70s. But how did the finished product compare to their TV show inspiration? We took a look, and the results were nothing short of scary.
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.
The Ruby Slipper Bundt cake recipe is a Jell-O poke cake-style dessert - a unique cake with raspberry gelatin baked right in! A bonus recipe is a similar treat: an orange jello pound cake.
How did America get its name? The man from whom the continents got their names was an especially fascinating character of the late 15th century.
People as vegetables: Odd old trade cards from the 1800s showing men & women literally made from veggies
Trade cards, the granddaddy of today's trading cards, were common in the 1800s, and often showed offbeat images that existed solely to build brand buzz. Here's a strange set showing people as vegetables.
How did Halloween start? The strange history of Halloween – including trick or treating and carving jack-o’-lanterns – goes way, way back
The ghosts and goblins, witches and spirits that are so much a part of every October now, have their roots in superstitions from many centuries ago. Here's a look at the strange history of Halloween!
Halloween greeting cards made especially for children became popular in the 1970s - and many of them were far more sweet than scary. Look back at these Vintage Halloween cards for kids from the '70s and '80s!
Take a look around Armsmear, Samuel Colt’s famously over-the-top Victorian mansion built in Hartford, Connecticut
Armsmear, the Connecticut mansion also known as the Samuel Colt House, was built on a huge plot of land owned by the inventor of the famous firearm. See what this grand and spacious Victorian home was like in its heyday!
This delicious vintage Graham streusel cake starts with a boxed mix, the batter divided and adorned with a streusel-type crunch, and after baking, is drizzled with a light powdered sugar glaze.
America gets in the mood: Mood rings seen everywhere as colorful new-age trend of the ’70s captures the minds of millions
Mood rings were incredibly popular pieces of jewelry in the mid-1970s. - call it a colorful fad. So do the rings actually work? What do the mood ring colors mean? Find out here!
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.
Why do so many people still love vintage Peanuts stickers sheets? 'You'd be astounded at the enthusiasm of Peanuts collectors,' said cartoonist Charles Schulz in 1989, who once resembled his round-faced Charlie Brown character.
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 that little round toy from the seventies where you pressed on the back with your finger to squish stuff around and it changed colors? They were called Space Fidgits, and you can find out more about 'em here.
'Just add water and you've got instant life!' they said. 'Over 150 amazing Sea-Monkeys born ALIVE before YOUR eyes!' But, oh, the disappointment when the critters didn't look anything like the pictures on the package.
See some vintage DuPont Flair Squares wall coverings - sticky squares of vinyl wallpaper that used to be super-popular. They were an easy way to DIY some home decor in the '70s and '80s.
The band Blondie was discovered one night by some wealthy people out slumming after the theatre, and hired to perform at a party in a posh apartment.
Why stop with the walls when decorating your home when you can add color and flair up high? Here are some retro examples and home decor tips on how to wallpaper your ceiling!
Here's a look back at a few of the recipes for Grape Nuts stuffing that have been published in newspapers over the years!
If you're making yourself miserable because you can't diet your size-12 figure down to a size 8, relax. Skinny is out of style.
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In the early '70s, Sonny and Cher turned to television, and to everyone's surprise, became the hit of the 1971 season, paving the way for many other successful musical variety shows on TV.
Here’s a selection of photos taken by visitors to NYC who snapped pictures of the impressively tall twin towers of the World Trade Center during the months and years before they fell.
Love's Baby Soft hit the market in the mid-'70s with a creepy ad campaign with lines like 'that irresistible, clean-baby smell, grown-up enough to be sexy' and 'innocence is sexier than you think.' So how did America respond?
Company coming, so of course, dessert just has to be homemade cherry cheesecake pie. So elegant... and so delicious.