18 July 2013 @ 08:19 pm
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29 October 2014 @ 06:52 am
Because you want to name your luggage after someone who vanished in a plane eight years before this ad.

29 October 2014 @ 04:10 am
win tripe
24 October 2014 @ 02:45 pm

It might have helped if they could have managed to make the coconut look a little less like chopped feathers.

Or if they hadn't felt it necessary to display the logo of the parent company.  I can't help that I associate the word "Glidden" with housepaint.

(Ladies' Home Journal, July 1949.  Note the additional recipe at the bottom featuring exciting exotic avocado pears.)
24 October 2014 @ 03:31 am
I've never been fond of pumpkin pie (I'll eat the point on Thanksgiving Day because I've been told if you make a wish when you do, it will come true by Christmas), but in recent years I've seen a phenomenal surge of "pumpkin-spice" flavored products in supermarkets at this time of year.  So, in honor of the Tenthiversary and for the benefit of those who do enjoy pumpkin-spice-whatever, a nice big legible recipe:

(Woman's Day, November 1948)
12 October 2014 @ 08:43 am
Behind the Sweater...Is a good brassiere!

Forget sweaters!

12 October 2014 @ 08:43 am
"Do things for you and give duration service"?  Is that her motto?

02 October 2014 @ 10:57 pm
This form of advertising is going the way of the Dodo Bird. Close cover before striking.

28 September 2014 @ 10:45 pm
Dirt cheap deals on Government Surplus engines. I don't doubt many of these are still running in some capacity today.

28 September 2014 @ 09:15 pm