Posts Categorized: Food

Pepsi-Cola: The Modern Refreshment of 1955

This is a great Pepsi-Cola ad from the August 1955 issue of Woman’s Home Companion magazine. The artist’s depiction of a fashionable young couple on the beach is just delightful! I love her striped bathing suit, and his bold print swim trunks. The ad even states: No need to explain what land and what age… Read more »

A Merry Vintage 1935 Christmas

I was flipping through the December 1935 issue of Delineator magazine, and found some great material. It’s interesting that, while in the midst of the Great Depression, they managed to project a glorified zeitgeist of the day. The cover photo is of two adorable children beautifully dressed as angels, perhaps for a Christmas play. A… Read more »

Refrigerator Madness!

It may be a quirk of mine due to a frugal nature, but I tend to hang on to major household appliances to within an inch of their death. I mean why buy a fancy-schmancy new appliance when the old one works just fine? The problem comes when my long-held appliances eventually go kaput, no… Read more »