Oh Devil!

Oh, Devil! The deviled egg, in my opinion, is another one of those bastard dishes that gets a bad rap. The poor guy used to be so attractive, sexy, even. Often he was exotic and ladies just couldn’t live without him. And now, he’s the pot-bellied, balding uncle who drives an old, rusty Corvette, listening... Continue Reading →

What to Wear Wednesday, Fashion Icons

This week's style icon is Louise Brooks. She was an American dancer and actress, noted for popularizing the bobbed haircut. Louise starred in seventeen silent films and eight sound films before retiring in 1935. Louise Brooks laughed when she was called an icon, refused to smile in photographs, claimed to hate Hollywood. It was even... Continue Reading →

What To Wear, Lipstick

What is the most important accessory for a retro gal? It’s not her adorable basket purse or her fascinator, nor is it her cat-eye jeweled sunglasses. It's her red lipstick! My grandmother never left the house without her lipstick on. Oftentimes, when we had talked her into going and getting ice cream late at night,... Continue Reading →

Bye Bye TV Life

Almost two years ago we decided to dump cable in our house. I felt that we were watching too much TV and frankly I was sick of paying for shows that I didn't watch. We decided we could certainly live with Netflix and our Roku. A few months later I talked myself into getting an... Continue Reading →

My Love Letter To Cheese

Oh cheese, how I adore thee, golden succulent wave of heaven. Okay, enough of that; I am no poet. But seriously, cheese is an addiction, I am convinced, at least for myself.  It is absolutely, unequivocally, my vice. My love affair with cheese is very complex. I happen to be a non meat-eater, but I... Continue Reading →

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