Thursday, April 29, 2010

April Showers

Don’t get caught in the rain without vibrant vintage umbrellas and raincoats. Betty never leaves home on overcast days without grabbing one of each. She is sure to look stylish, but more important, her hair and dress never gets wet! She arrives at her destination looking picture perfect as always. Follow her example with your own retro rainy weather set.

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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Good Morning!

Betty knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, which is why she serves her family wholesome food every morning. She also knows that it is all about presentation. Toast tastes better when displayed in this cute little rack. Hardboiled eggs are yummier when they are evenly cut and Betty’s famous blueberry pancakes are irresistible after she adds some syrup from her blue pitcher. After drinking a glass of freshly squeezed orange juice, Betty’s family is ready to start their day. Start your day right with these brightly colored breakfast finds!

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Blueberry Pancakes
So Quick with New Bisquick: 1967
2 cups New Bisquick
1 egg
1 1/3 cups milk
2 tbsp. sugar
1 cup blueberries
Beat all ingredients with rotary beater until smooth. Grease griddle if necessary. For uniform pancakes, dip batter with 1/4 measuring cup into hot griddle. Turn when bubbles appear. For thinner pancakes, add more milk. For thicker pancakes, add more Bisquick. Dust pancakes with confectioners' sugar.
Makes about 18 pancakes.

Thursday, April 8, 2010


Betty and her husband spent their two week honeymoon in Hawaii. It had just become the fiftieth state and they were eager to take in the local culture which was starting to make its way to the mainland. They would later tell their friends about afternoons laying on the beach and evenings at Hawaiian luaus. But the truth is they spent a lot of time in their hotel room! Add a little retro romance to your love life with vintage lingerie. Just because your honeymoon is over doesn't mean you have to dress that way!

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