Tagged with holiday

What’s Happening in Your Neighborhood?

What’s Happening in Your Neighborhood?

I don’t know about you, but Mr. Roger will be hosting open houses this weekend. When I’m not greeting folks at other people’s home, here are my picks for Seattle Neighborhood Weekend Events for Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 8. 27th Annual Great Figgy Pudding Street Corner Caroling Competition December 6th, 5:00 – 8:30pm … Continue reading

Have a Mid-Century Inspired Thanksgivukkah

Have a Mid-Century Inspired Thanksgivukkah

Get ready for a holiday mash-up…Thanksgiving and Hanukkah. For the first time since 1888, the two holidays overlap. Mr. Roger combed through the internet to find the most interesting mid-century finds for a festive holiday feast to properly celebrate Thanksgivukkah. First, you need a retro-inspired banner.   A 1950s turkey platter is perfect for the … Continue reading

It’s Friday! It’s Retro Revelry Day!

It’s Friday! It’s Retro Revelry Day!

Memorial Day Parade, Culver, Indiana, 1950s It’s Memorial Day weekend, friends. Celebrate by honoring those who sacrificed their lives in the American military, and remembering those modest, small-town Memorial Day parades of days past.

Vintage Christmas Gift Wrap: If Only…

Vintage Christmas Gift Wrap: If Only…

If only Mr. Roger had saved all that wrapping paper from his youth as a mid-century boy. What a collection I’d have! But, never fear, Mr. Roger found a great online source (via hmdavid on flickr) for his vintage wrapping paper fix. If only we could still buy these patterns today. This wrapping paper makes … Continue reading