1950

How X-ray shoe fittings used to really be a thing years ago
How X-ray shoe fittings used to really be a thing years ago

Back in the 1920s, footwear manufacturers and merchants decided that X-ray shoe fittings could bring in lots of customers – people who would be thrilled to let a recent scientific advance help them find the perfect shoe. There was just a little problem…

Collection of classic sweet potato recipes
41 classic sweet potato recipes

Whether you’re looking for basic sweet potato recipes or need some ideas for Thanksgiving side dishes, these 41 classic sweet potato recipes cover the gamut, from main dishes to desserts!

Pink washers and dryers from the 50s-60s
See pastel pink washers & dryers from the 50s & 60s

You couldn’t tell a 50s housewife that pastel pink washers and dryers weren’t practical, or that they wouldn’t still be fashionable in a decade. The appliances were stylish and pretty right then and there, at least to millions of women at the time.

Beautiful DIY headboards with a vintage look
9 beautiful DIY headboards with a vintage look

If you’re looking to make a bedroom look a little retro, take a look at these DIY headboards with a vintage look! They may be just the inspiration you need for some old-fashioned home decor.

Here’s how people in the 50s stretched their food dollar
Here’s how people in the 50s stretched their food dollar

When it comes to saving money on food, it’s hard to always get the most out of your food dollar. Here’s a quiz from the fifties to see how budget-wise people were – and even though it’s old, most of it would still be helpful today!

Popular vintage 1950s breakfast cereals
See 30 popular vintage 1950s breakfast cereals

What did kids – and adults – eat in the mornings back in the fifties when eggs, bacon, toast and pancakes weren’t on the menu? Take a look back at these popular vintage 1950s breakfast cereals to get a glimpse into the options people had back then!