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6 ways to make old-fashioned waffles (1939)

10 ways to make old-fashioned waffles (1939)

Here are 10 great recipes old-fashioned waffles - including chocolate waffles, sour cream waffles, Southern waffles, coffee waffles, gingerbread waffles and more delicious variations.

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!

How to snare a male: Dating & marriage advice from 1950

So many experts have come out with learned treatises on how to land an eligible bachelor, it was time for an experienced amateur to speak up. There is one big difference between their fancy methods and mine. Mine worked.
Fancy fruit and veg Do-it-yourself garnishes (1965)

Fancy fruit & veg! Do-it-yourself garnishes (1965)

Garnishes can also be an integral part of a dish. What could be prettier than a carrot larkspur, a turnip narcissus, or a cucumber lily? Or a rose, that by any other name, is a radish, lemon, lime, or tomato?

Care for a cup? The magic of tea rooms (1905)

Whether out for business or pleasure, a lady feels hungry after several hours. To find near at hand a clean, cozy places of refreshment -- tea rooms -- appeal to the soul of every woman.

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