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Favorite Vintage Advice: Avoid Policeman’s Thumb

Favorite Vintage Advice: Avoid Policeman’s Thumb

Happy Friday! Let's share another laugh and a look back at one of my favorite findings from my vast library of vintage resources. If it's weird, witty or wacky, you'll see it here. Here's another slice of wisdom from the book Dressmaking Made Easy by Mary Brooks...

Favorite Vintage Advice: The Good Hostess

Favorite Vintage Advice: The Good Hostess

Happy Friday! Let's share another laugh and a look back at one of my favorite findings from my vast library of vintage resources. Each week, I'll post amusing advertisements, articles or advice, spanning the topics of domestic arts, fashion, beauty and more. If it's...

Favorite Vintage Advice: Control Your Hands

Favorite Vintage Advice: Control Your Hands

Happy Friday! Let's share another laugh and a look back at one of my favorite findings from my vast library of vintage resources. Each week, I'll post amusing advertisements, articles or advice, spanning the topics of domestic arts, fashion, beauty and more. If it's...

What’s Your Color? Pick your Palette

What’s Your Color? Pick your Palette

Spring is here! Time to put away winter clothes and refresh your wardrobe with a new palette. Take a peek in your closet what hues do you typically choose? According to Mary Brooks Picken, you should wear a shade that enhances your eyes, hair, and skin. Mary was, of...

Favorite Vintage Advice: Kneel Gracefully

Favorite Vintage Advice: Kneel Gracefully

Happy Friday! Let's share another laugh and a look back at one of my favorite findings from my vast library of vintage resources. Here's another tip from Dressmaking Made Easy by Mary Brooks Picken, which is full of etiquette tips and advice, in addition to...

Favorite Vintage Advice: For Your Spine’s Sake

Favorite Vintage Advice: For Your Spine’s Sake

Happy Friday! Let's share another laugh and a look back at one of my favorite findings from my vast library of vintage resources. Here's another tip from Dressmaking Made Easy by Mary Brooks Picken, which is full of etiquette tips and advice, in addition to...

100 Years of Girl Scouts

100 Years of Girl Scouts

In 1912, Mary Brooks Picken was beginning her career as a teacher at the American College of Dressmaking in Kansas City. That same year, Juliette Gordon Low started the first branch of Girl Scouting in the United States, from her town of Savannah, Georgia. (hence the...

Favorite Vintage Advice: Quick Dinners for the Woman in a Hurry

Favorite Vintage Advice: Quick Dinners for the Woman in a Hurry

Happy Friday! Let's share another laugh and a look back at one of my favorite findings from my vast library of vintage resources. Each week, I'll post amusing advertisements, articles or advice, spanning the topics of domestic arts, fashion, beauty and more. If it's...

Favorite Vintage Advice: Be Agreeable Always

Favorite Vintage Advice: Be Agreeable Always

Happy Friday! Let's share another laugh and a look back at one of my favorite findings from my vast library of vintage resources. Each week, I'll post amusing advertisements, articles or advice, spanning the topics of domestic arts, fashion, beauty and more. If it's...

Favorite Vintage Advice: Attitude of Indifference

Favorite Vintage Advice: Attitude of Indifference

Happy Friday! Let's share another laugh and a look back at one of my favorite findings from my vast library of vintage resources. Each week, I'll post amusing advertisements, articles or advice, spanning the topics of domestic arts, fashion, beauty and more. If it's...

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