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The Retro Housewife ... You Need an Apron!

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Like to mix things up? You need to wear a retro apron.  Whether you are an apron aficionado, like to cook or are new to the idea of wearing an apron, just know that vintage aprons have tremendous sex appeal all the whilst having a "use".  We always say that our aprons are for the girl who likes to stir things up in the kitchen.  Wear it with clothes (or not); with pearls (or not) ... depending on just what you plan on cooking up.
On a serious note ... vintage-inspired aprons are great for every type of mess, from flour showers to oil splashes and stains.  In addition, you can just grab a handful of apron when reaching for a hot dish, rather than hunting for those potholders yet again.  And, everyone still remembers the wonderful Donna Reed who is the epitome of the gorgeous housewife along with Barbara Billingsley of "Leave it to Beaver fame."
And to get you in the mood for cooking . . . check out this fabulous blog "Glamourous Housewife." They have a great…

Rin Tin Tin ... A Great Beach Read

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Who didn't and doesn't love "Rin Tin Tin."  This is a wonderful book that I read in one night by Susan Orlean.  The book is well researched and if you loved the show, movies and love dogs in general ... this book is for you.  Full of interesting facts, people and history.  Funny, enlightening and sad as well.  The dog and owner were 2 lost souls who found each other and created television history.  You'll find out how Rin Tin Tin has lived on throughout the years.  A really, really great book.

He believed the dog was immortal. So begins Susan Orlean’s sweeping, powerfully moving account of Rin Tin Tin’s journey from abandoned puppy to movie star and international icon. Spanning almost one hundred years of history, from the dog’s improbable discovery on a battlefield in 1918 to his tumultuous rise through Hollywood and beyond, Rin Tin Tin is a love story about "the mutual devotion between one man and one dog" (The Wall Street Journal) that is also a…

Pencil Skirt or Full Skirt? Which one's for you?

Both styles; pencil and swing skirt are flattering and popular.  Which one is for you?

The Pencil Skirt:
Highlights all those curves you haveIt's sexy but also professionalNever goes out of styleGives you that little wiggle walk everyone loves You can pair it with a belt, fitted top or even flouncy top.  Dress it up or down with your accessories and of course great heels.

The Full Skirt:
Gives you hips if you have no curves; orHides your hips if you have large hipsMakes your waist look smallPerfect for dancing and movement Wear it with any kind of shoe!  Pumps, sandals or even flats.  Can wear with a loose top, tucked in top or a cool belt.

Both work!  It's all good!

Woman Creates Dimple Machine

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We've come a long way baby!   Check out this machine developed in 1936!   DIMPLES are now
made to order! These aids to beauty can be produced as the result of a new invention by Isabella Gilbert of Rochester, N. Y. The device consists of a face-fitting spring carrying two tiny knobs which press into the cheeks.

Wonder if they were actually little purple bruises?