Based on the famous books, The Hardy Boys-Nancy Drew Mysteries TV series debuted in 1977, starring Parker Stevenson & Shaun Cassidy as the brothers Frank & Joe, and Pamela Sue Martin as Nancy.
In the Brady Bunch family’s home-screen-home, the comedic power of the classic TV show came from combining a zany maid, two grown-ups, six kids, a dog and a cat.
If you can spare no money, and have no time to make pretty and inexpensive things, give pleasant words and wishes, and rediscover the truest joy of Christmas giving
Baby Carrie Fisher: Eddie & Debbie’s Bundle of Joy As a TV guest, Debbie Reynolds has teamed on occasion with spouse Eddie Fisher. But this
Thanksgiving, now held each year on the fourth Thursday in November, has long been a controversial holiday, Here, look back at Thanksgiving history as it played out over more than three centuries.
We asked some very blunt questions – and got 350,000 equally candid replies – and a good deal of hope for the American family. Here’s what people had to say.
Look back to some of the fun and adventure that awaited guests at Disneyland back in the 1950s!
‘The Cosby Show’ enters millions of American living rooms precisely because it so well mirrors those living rooms. Sure, the Huxtable family is funnier, wealthier and more idealized than most.
Take a look at the top 50 old-fashioned baby names for girls from 1900 for a few names that don’t even rank in the top 1000 today.
Why do women give up their maiden names – blushing brides who assume their husbands’ names on the wedding day?
Ulcers bothering you? Try Silly Putty (1951) by Glenn Williams Well, sir, I’m here to tell you that in the past couple of days, I’ve
If your family never stays home because there’s nothing to do, check out these ways to pep up your yard or garden. Sometimes the simplest things, as in the play castle here, yields the most imaginative results.
If you love the mid-century retro style and want to create that gorgeous, peaceful vintage backyard feel, get 40 of the best patio, deck & porch ideas here.
Take a look back at ABC television’s family-friendly Friday night offerings back in 1970, which included the hit sitcoms Brady Bunch, Nanny and the Professor & The Partridge Family… and total of 14 kids between the shows.
The early-70s TV sitcom ‘Nanny and the Professor’ starred Juliet Mills, Richard Long, and a very young Kim Richards – best known now for The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Here, take a look back at some of the game pieces, cards, and several game boards for the vintage Candy Land game. Which ones do you remember most?
For some seriously questionable old-fashioned marital advice from 1861, take a look at one doctor’s sex rules for couples.
A Crusader in your past? A bank robber? Join the great ancestor hunt to map your genealogy, and find out just how far back you can trace your family tree.
Here, see a dozen classic old-fashioned board games that are freshly-made, but look just like you remember… or, at least, pretty close.
People of all ages will love these cute vintage Christmas cookie houses, which can be made easily and inexpensively. See examples and get directions here!
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!
The Hula Hoop fad had millions of children and adults shaking their hips to make the hoop spin. See what the craze was all about – and how to hoop!
The United States is now old enough to afford ample material for those researching genealogy, and many people now engage the services of a genealogist for help in tracing family lineage.
‘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’s ‘Big House in Beverly Hills’ is a far cry from the ‘Little House on the Prairie’ featured in his hit TV series. But, says the former Bonanza star, he and Lynn and their six lively children “really live in this house — we don’t just look at it.”
Ozzie and Harriet Nelson, with their progeny David and Rick, are synonymous with the American family image both on and off television. The Nelson boys are perhaps the only people who have literally grown up before the eyes of millions of weekly viewers.
Did you ever think that every first or last name must originally have meant something? It originally meant something, and was intended to be applicable to the person who first bore it.
Imagine, up above the clouds enjoying a cheeseburger from McDonald’s for lunch or dinner. McDonaldland cookies for dessert. There’s even a McDonald’s sausage biscuit for breakfast.
Surrounded by a flood of music as the boat glides along, one scene merges into another as the children of the Disneyland ride ‘It’s a Small World’ sing and dance to the show’s lilting title tune.
English last names: Etymology made interesting The origin and curious evolution of some English surnames A magazine article by Sir Herbert Maxwell presents in a
Ice skating itself is graceful, Every movement is picturesque and full of life and action, and the fashionable girl typically enjoys studying the art of skating.
Individuals to matter less in 2000 Today’s family may fade away, like horse and buggy By the year 2000, Americans may travel by ballistic missile,
Modern living: Fold-away baby gear Most women feel that nothing takes up more room in a home than a baby, unless it is a husband, and
Surnames derived from personal and mental qualities These seem to form one of the most obvious sources of surnames, and a prolific source it has been.
So you’re a Johnson: About this surname It’s a mighty clan, outnumbered only by the Smiths. Meet some members worth claiming as kinfolk and a
Buying on credit is slavery. A woman who realizes just how the shackles of debt grip the careless or unwary points out how they may be avoided.
There is a disadvantage in being parent to triplets, particularly when the trio look as much alike as three dice with the sixes turned up.
A study in ancestors Result of following up, or rather down, the family line A South side [Chicago] man tells a good story on himself.
Family Day USA: “Fresh up” with Seven-Up Do things together! Be a “Fresh up” family A family drink… a home drink… that’s wholesome, clean-tasting, chipper 7-Up.
Mother, for instance, smells an awful smell. She finds long-dead worms in Johnny’s pocket. Instead of gagging over her dinner and making Johnny feel like a hangman, she embellishes the story for the rest.
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