Even in the seventies, making groovy cakes wasn't something just for professionals. see some of what the Wilton cake decorating yearbooks offered!
Make these brilliant harvest desserts - Halloween Jello recipes! Whip up a glittering pumpkin parfait. A sparking new way to serve grapes. Or a glowing harvest moon salad.
Here's a clever way to use Thanksgiving leftovers! Add your turkey to this one pan turkey 'n' stuffing casserole - it's an easy after-holiday lunch or dinner.
Cute cookies, whipped topping, Oreos and pudding come together to make this spooky Halloween dessert!
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!
'I just bought the only vacation you can keep -- a Coleco pool. Would you believe it cost me less than taking the family away for two weeks?"'
Hot weather in NYC means cooling off in a fountain, taking the kids to park to cool down, and more adventures in the era before air conditioning.
Ideas for hot dog cornsticks, Pronto dogs, Frank-roll slices, hotdog boats, hot dog-bacon roll-ups, Herbed franks and rolls, Franks in blankets, Snappy frank-cheese rolls, Sauerkraut hot dogs, Frank-cheese burgers
Here's a selection of vintage postcards to celebrate Independence Day -- aka the 4th of July -- all dating back to the first two decades of the 20th century!
It's surprising what you can do with watermelon -- cook it, chill it, pickle it -- for a side dish, salad, dessert, drink, relish or topping. Here are some great watermelon recipes for you to try!
This three-layered Christmas-colored lime-strawberry surprise recipe features two flavors of jello, and a creamy layer in the middle made with cream cheese, mayonnaise and nuts.
Trimmed with good-to-eat Oscar Mayer tidbits stuck on with cocktail picks, this Christmas tree with meat ornaments is sure to be the center of attraction at any holiday buffet.
Here are more than a dozen colorfully-illustrated postcards published in honor of Memorial Day — known originally as Decoration Day. These antique cards are all from the early 1900s, and several feature the work of popular artist Ellen Clapsaddle.
When the flowers are reverently placed on the graves tomorrow, there will be many indebted to a tall, dark-haired frontiersman-soldier-statesman, General John Alexander Logan. Through his efforts, encouraged by his loyal wife, Memorial Day was founded.
Here's a look back at a huge advertising push a Boston-based company tried back in the 1910s and 1920s to make Necco Wafers candy -- rolls of sweets flavored with peppermint, wintergreen, chocolate, cinnamon and licorice -- such a big hit that they'd stay on shelves for the next hundred years.
Pass the confetti! I've got something to celebrate. A polka-dot confetti cake -- Super good and a cinch to make! Just think -- little inexperienced me -- making a rich, light, yummy cake!
Hot dogs cut in fancy shapes turn plain food into party fare -- and fun! Try putting the dog on such compatibles as macaroni and cheese, cabbage, and more wonderful stuff.
When the outside of you is cold, the inside of you likes something that makes you warm. And winter rum drinks are some of the very beverages that warm you when you are cold, just as rum can cool you when you are warm.
Midsummer night's dream: A party menu plan for Juliets in search of Romeos This strategy works like charm. Invite lots of boys and wear your ruffly-est ruffles. Great food. Great fun. And no more lonely Saturday nights.
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.'
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!
For the boat, the beach, around the pool, or just a quiet drink on the porch, you're invited you to try these summer rum drinks! Salud!
To the average American girl, between the ages of, say, 10 and 17, slumber parties are as important as pizza, add-a-beads and Judy Blume.
In the early 1940s, Whitman's Chocolates heavily promoted their product as the ideal Mother's Day gift -- and they laid the guilt on thick. "There is no hurt like forgetting."
For pool-side glamour, '50s swimsuits of elasticized nylon lace are bidding for favor with others of bonbon metallic shimmering satin.
The party favorite - more fun than throwing custard pie! Wham-O Silly String shoots a plastic stream of plastic string 1/4 mile long!
Once you make this Shamrock silk pie -- made with chocolate chips, cream cheese and Irish Mist liqueur -- you'll know why Irish eyes are smiling.
Have you ever wondered about Mother's Day -- like how it got started? In the early years of the 20th century, Anna Jarvis started a movement that spread throughout the world: the custom of observing the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day.
Here are three super-simple no-bake pie recipes for you! The first Cool 'n' easy pie recipe is direct from Jell-O back in 1999, while the other two re... Click to read more...
Give gifts from the heart this holiday -- Homemade preserves. Loaves. Cookies. All made with delicious Chiquita bananas! Find recipes for Banana cookies, Country banana bread & Cranberry-banana marmalade
They'll all want seconds on the Fourth when you serve this festive and patriotic flag-design Stars & stripes dessert! It's also perfect for the Memorial Day and Labor Day holidays.
These flower pot sandwiches are pretty and appealing, and make for lots of conversation at lunch!
This year give your traditional holiday dinner a new twist with the other white meat. Today's pork goes with all the trimmings, from sweet potatoes to cranberries.
This jolly marshmallow bunny birthday cake is adorable, especially light for children, and so easy to make!
You'll be the cleverest hostess at any party, year 'round when you bake a cake that looks like a house, a church, a barn or a school.
Color, color, color! Has there ever been such a season in the history of fashion when so many beautiful colors have appeared on the scene at once? Used together or separately, no wardrobe is complete today without the little colored dress!