A shrimp Christmas tree appetizer is a scene-stealer and a real buffet beauty, certain to cast a special charm over any holiday party - yet so easy to do! Here's how.
What were the most popular toys in the early ’80s? See toys, games & fun for kids in the 1981 Sears Catalog Wishbook
See what kids in the early '80s were hoping to find under the Christmas tree by browsing the toys and games section of the 1981 Sears Wishbook catalog!
Why do so many people still love vintage Peanuts stickers sheets? 'You'd be astounded at the enthusiasm of Peanuts collectors,' said cartoonist Charles Schulz in 1989, who once resembled his round-faced Charlie Brown character.
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.
See inside this vintage catalog of gifts for men and boys from M Shwartz & Co. 1968 -- menswear, shirts, ties, jackets, pants, sweaters, shoes, slippers and gloves -- and more.
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's a look back at how a Boston-based company made Necco Wafers candy such a big hit that they'd stay on shelves for the next hundred years.
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.
Christmas coifs are catching the season's sparkle. Make your '60s hairstyle repertoire merrier! For romance, try pin-on tendrils, love-locks, and Emily Bronte ringlets. For a change of color, cut or curve, wear a wig that's charmed with stretch or curl.
Holly Hobbie is the old-fashioned girl dressed in calico with lace-up boots and an enormous sunbonnet who now appears on toys, gift wrap, decoupage kits, wall plaques, figurines, collector plates and 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
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.
What can you serve in the punch bowl? Some society ladies of Southern Mississippi offered these 21 fruity vintage punch recipes in the summer of 1969!
A holiday house -- or Christmas cottage -- made from Rice Krispies is easier and faster to put together than most conventional gingerbread houses!
Here's some beautiful Christmas decor and crafty holiday gifts that you can make - they're creative and affordable, and all in an authentic '60s-style.
Give someone you love a ring tonight Another delicious recipe from the Jell-O pages Editor's note: This vintage Christmas-themed molded Jell-O r... Click to read more...
Make the prettiest Christmas decorations you'll ever eat Quick 'n easy -- with Jiffy Pop! All it takes is you -- or a bunch of you -- and the urge to... Click to read more...
Try one of these vintage 7-Up cake recipes! "Never before have you had a cake so light, so airy, so high, and with such a delightful new flavor."
Christmas dessert recipes Lemon European cake recipe Ingredients 3/4 cup butter or margarine 1-1/2 cups sugar 3 eggs 3 cups sifted all-purpose... Click to read more...
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!
On these Christmas trees, cuddly creatures ride the silver balsam tree along with Santas and toys, all radiantly spotlighted with the gleam of shining ornaments.
Christmas goes to the dogs! Here are 8 adorable antique Christmas postcards with dogs, plus a tale of how some boys got together and gave their pups their own holiday party.
Start your holiday decorating now by making dazzling, jewel-like Christmas ornaments shaped like balloons, or enchanting holiday decor to hang in your home!
Looking for some authentic retro holiday decor? Here, find out how to make some vintage Christmas crafts from 1964! There's a green burlap holiday wreath, some tabletop crown Christmas trees, and a Christmas starburst craft.
Who will not welcome a Merry Christmas Greeting in the form of a pretty package of your own homemade candy or cookies? Get recipes for caramels, fudge, butterscotch, marshmallow coconut squares and holiday cookies here!
Christmas at Red Butte: A short story by Lucy Maud Montgomery, the author of Anne of Green Gables (1909)
The short story by Lucy Maud Montgomery, 'Christmas at Red Butte,' was published after her best-known work, 'Anne of Green Gables,' first delighted readers. Read it for free here!
Make these ornaments in minutes for dazzling centerpieces or decorations. It's so easy! You simply use straight pins to attach sequins and beads to Styrofoam forms.
If you can spare no money, and have no leisure to make pretty and inexpensive things, give pleasant words and wishes. Have faith enough in your friends to believe they will understand you.
For the merriest of holidays, here is a collection of gingerbread houses! A half-timbered country gingerbread house, a church with twin towers, a marvelous Victorian manse -- take your pick.
Children love them Here is a group of irresistible cookies of every kind which you'll enjoy making as much as giving. Cookies are part of the Chris... Click to read more...
Get inspired with these creative, crafty ideas for making some homemade holiday candles, a festive garland and some terrific Christmas topiary trees!
A Christmas Greeting Santa with a dirigible to deliver the goodies Ellen Clapsaddle vintage Christmas Card May this and every Christm... Click to read more...