I love finding wacky ads in vintage women’s magazines, especially the laundry soap ads. Take for example, this fabulous DUZ ad from the November 1949 Woman’s Day magazine. It has all the attributes that I love in an ad; colorful drawing, bold lettering, exclamation points, and a wildly happy housewife, ecstatic over her DUZ detergent! … Read more »
Posts Tagged: seasons
Winter… Spring? What Season Is This?
For the past week or so here in the Pacific Northwest, we’ve have the most spectacularly gorgeous weather! Atypical brilliant sunshine and warm, balmy temperatures. The plants are budding, the lawn is growing, and the pollen is flying! This has created quite a dichotomy in me, and has me a bit befuddled. It’s weird watching… Read more »
The Wistful End of Summer
I have been feeling wistful the last few days, and I think it’s because I’m realizing that summer is starting it’s slow fade into autumn. The days are not as long, and the sun is setting markedly earlier. It is still hot, but not that burning intense mid-summer heat. The leaves are starting to turn… Read more »