The inventor of the dishwashing machine The patron saint of the emancipated woman of the future will be Josephine Garis Cochrane, the inventor of... Click to read more...
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.
These gorgeous illustrations of fairies and other fanciful creatures were featured in magazine ads for Djer-Kiss (pronounced "dear kiss") -- a line of... Click to read more...
There's new Jell-O salad gelatin in two flavors, celery or mixed vegetable. Either savory salad gelatin provides a receptive base for vegetables and meats. The results can be main dishes, or side salads or even jellied soups.
A lighthearted look back at the 50s housewife during the sunny days of yesteryear, when a woman's home was her castle -- and her kitchen was the heart of that home.
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!
Here's a peachy keen creamy peach double-decker Jello salad recipe from 1979, which features apricot brandy, sliced peaches and orange gelatin.
'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?"'
Michael Landon, star of the hugely successful 'Little House on the Prairie' TV series, took a little time out from his job playing Mr Ingalls to tell people about the various Kodak easy-to-use Instamatic cameras.
Consisting of lots of lettuce, browned hamburger, a variety of vegetables, sauces and dressings, a taco salad is a meal in itself.
This no-bake banana pudding with vanilla wafers is such a spectacular dessert, you'd never dream it could be so quick and so easy to make. Bonus: Cooked banana pudding recipe.
While boxes of Jell-O pudding pops may be but a memory, we can still remember their glory days through these magazine ads and TV commercials!
This Striped Delight vintage dessert recipe features one dark layer of chocolate pudding between two white layers of a light and creamy cheesecake-like filling.
Jelly shoes are fast replacing sandals as the footwear for the sporty look. Popular jellies are made of plastic and come in vibrant, translucent colors.
The monumentally-successful 'I'd like to buy the world a Coke' ad campaign was heard all over the world back in 1971. See the commercial here!
Ulcers bothering? Try Silly Putty by Glenn Williams Well, sir, I'm here to tell you that in the past couple of days I've had more fun than the o... Click to read more...
While pinball-style tabletop ball games have been around since the 1700s, it took a giant egg to help usher in a new era of arcade game fun in the... Click to read more...
The Bisquick 'No time to cook' recipe book, featuring Impossible Pies: Bacon, quesadilla, cheeseburger, brunch, seafood, lasagne, taco, green bean, zucchini-tomato, brownie, buttermilk, cheesecake
Back in the late 1950s and early 1960s, the American Dream could be had -- affordably, fully-furnished, and in style -- if you wanted to buy a mobile home!
Owners of 1968 Cadillacs are so enthusiastic about the alert response and smooth, quiet operation of the new 472 V-8 engine that they often fail to mention the other outstanding features...
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.
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.
Compared to reel-to-reel tape players -- the gold standard at the time -- cassette tapes were just so easy to use. Not only were they were small and e... Click to read more...
Reel-to-reel tape recorders hit the commercial market in the 1940s -- and their evolution was boosted by the financial support of none other than Bing Crosby, who saw great potential in the technology.
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.
Musical fantasy is a tour of the body "The Incredible, Indelible, Magical, Physical, Mystery Trip," a highly-acclaimed presentation in the prize-wi... Click to read more...
Keebler 15-minute Chocolate-Banana Cream Pie recipe Ingredients 1 Keebler Ready-Crust Chocolate Pie Crust 1 package (4-serving size) instant vani... Click to read more...
Nothing says 'luncheon' like an old-fashioned frosted party sandwich loaf! And they're so darn pretty, they can even do double-duty as lunch table centerpieces.
Greater Philadelphia... a great place to raise your family Greater Philadelphia has everything a family needs for a happy, healthy, well-rounded life... Click to read more...
One of I Dream of Jeannie's most memorable sets was the inside of Jeannie's true home -- her bottle. But in reality, instead of the actual bottle being an exotic antique, its origins were much more humble... Find out about it here!
Try this whipped ice-box icing to make a delicious frosted strawberry pink party cake, or use it to dress up any flat white cake!
Gee, Your Hair Smells Terrific shampoo & conditioner are extra rich, extra thick -- so it leaves your hair shiny clean and fresh. Slightly spicy. Slightly flowery. And ready for compliments.
Tie-dye is an ancient method of fabric design being revived by swinging do it-yourselfers and top designers. The results are vibrant designs that may range from geometric patterns to overall, lush organic effects. Experimenting with various knots, folds and colors will produce unexpectedly delightful designs.
Get a Wonder Horse, and you've made your cowboy's happiest dreams come true... Wonder Horse makes the world’s most popular toy horses. All 17 models promise instant joy on Christmas morning -- and lasting year-round enjoyment!