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Pink raspberry-angel food All's-Well-That-Ends-Well Dessert

Pink raspberry-angel food dessert (1970)

Here's a recipe for a pink raspberry-angel food dessert, otherwise known as the "All's-Well-That-Ends-Well Dessert" from a magazine recipe menu that called 'Midsummer night’s dream: A party plan for Juliets in search of Romeos.'
Get laced up with more than 200 classic Victorian corsets

Get laced up with more than 200 classic Victorian corsets

Throughout the 1800s, clothing styles for women changed considerably. Variations in fashions led to modifications in the length of the waist and the height of the bust, and other aspects of Victorian corsets. Come take a trip through history with this gallery of more than 200 corset styles!
Happy holiday hairstyles of the '60s (1968)

Happy holiday hairstyles of the ’60s (1968)

Christmas coifs are catching the season's sparkle. Make your '60s hairstyle repertoire merrier! For romance, try pin-on tendrils, love-locks, and Emily Bronte ringlets. For a change of color, cut or curve, wear a wig that's charmed with stretch or curl.
Colorful Fruity Pebbles rice krispie treats

Easy Fruity Pebbles Rice Krispie treats

Since they're neon-bright and bursting with candy-sweet fruit flavor, if you're looking for a fun treat to share with a crowd, it's hard to go wrong with these colorful Fruity Pebbles Rice Krispie treats!
The Flintstones help debut Fruity Pebbles & Cocoa Pebbles cereals (1970)

The Flintstones help debut Fruity Pebbles & Cocoa Pebbles cereals (1970)

Did you know that Post Cereals, have come out with some new kid stuff? Today, they announce the birth of twin cereals: Post Pebbles. These crisp, pebbly puffs of pre-sweetened rice just arrived in two flavors -- cocoa and fruity -- and were created specifically for brightening breakfasts of children.

10 totally trendy ’80s Trapper Keeper notebooks & binders

A Trapper Keeper was a super-popular binder/portfolio that came in a wide range of colors and designs -- and almost every schoolkid in the '80s seemed to have one. Take a look back at these 10 Trappers and see which ones you remember!

Classic Waldorf Salad recipe & two variations (1977)

As originally created, the Waldorf Salad was a crunchy mixture of apples and celery tossed with mayonnaise. Someone later added broken walnuts, and this is the version that we have come to accept as the classic Waldorf Salad. Here's the original and two more recipes!
Super stylish '60s belts

Super stylish ’60s belts

In late 1968, you could prepare for the season of style before the summer of love, and choose from a profusion of glamorous '60s belts to create a waist, high or low.
How to make a '60s beehive hairstyle

How to make a ’60s beehive hairstyle

Although the dramatic, dome-shaped beehive hairdos are rather difficult to manage, they are not impossible to create at home. Here's how to make the '60s beehive style!

Top 10 terrible fuzzy toilet covers from the ’70s

"A shag carpet toilet lid cover with matching tank cover" sounds like the answer to a question nobody asked, but that didn't seem to matter much to our counterparts in the '70s. They loved their fuzzy toilet covers, and weren't ashamed to admit it.

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