What were hostesses with the mostesses setting up on dining tables 40+ years ago? Here’s a look back at some beautiful vintage ’70s table setting ideas!
Thousands of kids loved these custom-made Vintage Me Books from the ’70s, including titles like My Friendly Giraffe, My Birthday Land Adventure, My Special Christmas & My Jungle Holiday.
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.
Check out some vintage 1940s birthday cards – along with old-fashioned greeting cards for Halloween, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Halloween and beyond.
With their bright colors and bold patterns, these vintage Hallmark notecards & stationery sets will remind you of a time when friendly messages to friends were sent by snail mail, not email.
For this easy ’50s ColorVision cake recipe, pick 3 colors, then make your cake to match. Raspberry, strawberry, cherry, orange, lemon… any delicious flavor of fruit you like best. Here’s how.
Except for the silvery cones atop the towers, this fantasy ice castle cake is completely edible, built with rich cake, paved with icing and rock candy.
Here’s a look at our collection of vintage ’50s table setting ideas – direct from magazines that came out between 1950 and 1959.
Here’s a retro jelly bean carousel cake that’s cute and creative for a child’s birthday. Anyone who loves jelly beans (doesn’t everyone?) will love it.
Why is this called a Pink Magic cake? Because in addition to the yellow cake, this retro treat has wedges of a berry delicious Jell-O and ice cream mixture.
Who had one of these ‘My Name Records’ when they were kids? We found a few vintage covers from personalized 45 RPM record singles featuring kids’ television star Captain Kangaroo.
The best way to gift-wrap a bulky or odd-shaped kitchen appliance or utensil is – don’t! Give it a fanciful shape, instead – with Christmas paper, ribbons, ornaments and more.
For Valentine’s Day, Washington’s Birthday or any day, give them something made with love, like these deliciously indulgent rocky road bars and a sweetheart fudge pie!
Here’s an old-fashioned favorite perfect for a child’s birthday party: ice cream cone cupcakes! We have the vintage recipe right here.
Need some cute cupcakes that are easy to decorate and won’t take too much time (or money)? Get some great cupcake decorating ideas here from 1995!
Even in the seventies, making groovy cakes wasn’t something just for professionals. see some of what the Wilton cake decorating yearbooks offered!
’80s sleeping bags were super-popular because they were functional often featured favorite cartoon characters, TV shows, and even everyday products. Here, take a trip back a few decades to see some of the most popular slumber bags of the eighties!
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.
Here’s a retro recipe for a cute Teddy Bear cake made of the nicest things you could imagine. And you can make one easily.
Celebrate with ice cream in a sweet bowl you can eat! These Rice Krispies cups can hold ice cream, frozen yogurt, pudding, candies, or any other kind of treat. It’s easy to make enough for everyone!
Shaped pans and candles from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back From a galaxy far, far away… Wilton brings you exciting shaped pans and candles
This circus train makes a perfect birthday cake for a child! After you bake and frost this fun cake, let the kids decorate their own ‘cars.’
Here’s a special centennial cake… with a special frosting… Make them both with Borden’s cream.
A birthday cake is a personal gift by Elizabeth Sparks Happy Birthday! Nothing says “Happy birthday” like a birthday cake. A birthday cake is a
Make this pink heart-shaped cake for Valentine’s Day – or a bridal party or for a birthday, for a wedding anniversary, or just to please someone you love.
A pretty wrapping makes a gift special. But when you suddenly realize that some of your Christmas presents are costing almost as much to wrap as they did to buy, then it’s high time for ingenuity and originality!
Lollipop cookie recipe Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) Challenge Butter, softened 1-1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar 2 eggs 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2
Make your own gift wrapping bags They’re gifts themselves with many “after” uses Have you ever gone through wrapping gymnastics trying to make a pretty
Here’s how to make classic cookies with m&ms chocolate candies! These retro recipes will bring back memories, because they’re just as tasty today as ever.
New! Party fun… country style Pillsbury’s got the cake and the party kit — if you’ve got 8 little guests County Fair Party Cake, Made
Double-peppermint cake recipe Looks like a birthday party! For more flavor coordination, serve this cake with chocolate ice cream. Ingredients: 1 package white cake mix
Custom cakes: So incredible — and they’re edible! Nancy Frank has a job that’s so much fun you could almost call it play. She makes
Lacy pink glamour on a thrifty Valentine cake. Snowdrift beauty on a Washington’s Birthday pie. Tempting white fluffiness on a homemade sundae to serve on Lincoln’s Birthday – or any “special” day.
Why not go native at your next party with a retro Hawaiian luau party? It’s now officially as American as a New England clambake.