Deliciously Retro: The Layer Cake
Oh, The Horror…
Making the Best Cup of Coffee
Coffee brewed from freshly roasted beans, ground before brewing and served in a classic diner mug, doesn't taste any better!
Marshmallow Fluff and the Fluffernutter!
Introduced in 1982, 7 Up tried to compete with Coke, Pepsi and RC.
Vintage Whitman's Valentine's Day Ads
Valentine's Day Gift Ideas
Spooktacular Halloween Party Ideas
Halloween offerings to kick off the season in style, and maybe give a few party tips and fun ideas for folks who want to throw a killer Halloween bash.
Hellmann's Cranberry "Candles"
This early '60s ad for cranberry candles had my stomach churning, and my brain asking, Um, why?.
NuGrape Soda Pop
Real Bacon in 90 Seconds
The makers of Reddi-wip produced, and tested, bacon for the toaster. Unfortunately, it never flew.
Pioneer Valley Soda
Manufactured by the Pioneer Valley Ginger Ale Co, Inc. in Massachusetts.
Cupcakes: Deliciously Retro
Frosted cupcakes became widespread in the 1920s, with the typical flavors being chocolate and vanilla. The 1940s introduced malted icing.
Herb Bishop's goal was to make a soft drink that required less fruit and sugar than other sodas, due to the Great Depression.
Pequot soda came in many flavors. Trucks came directly to our door to deliver the specific flavors my mother had ordered.
Forget Flowers, Send Me Penny Candy
When I was a kid, there were but two things you could offer that would get me to do... well, just about anything.