Category Archives: Vintage Advice

Vintage Advice: Secrets of Charm

Secrets of Charm, by John Robert Powers and Mary Sue Miller Art by Georgia Bloch (John C. Winston Company, 1954) Nota bene: this book deserves several visits. I will spread them out among other vintage advice posts, however, because I … Continue reading

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Vintage Advice: Party Plans for Teens

Today’s Vintage Advice book is Party Plans for Teens by Kate Harris, published by Follett Publishing Company in 1966. I was lucky enough to get my hands on a first edition of this gem.* The jacket flap suggests it’s for … Continue reading

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Vintage Advice: Cosmetology

Today’s Vintage Advice comes from The Lu-Art Beauty Academy Standard Textbook of Cosmetology from Saginaw and Bay City, MI. First published in 1938, my edition is from 1961. I hardly know where to begin, there’s so much good stuff here, … Continue reading

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Favorite Things Friday!

In pursuit of a two-year-old New Year’s resolution (never surrender!), I’m going to try to be a better blogger this year. Not because I think anyone is waiting with bated breath for my musings, but because I know regular writing … Continue reading

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