Posted in February 2012

Oh, for the Love of…Coffee!

Oh, for the Love of…Coffee!

I love coffee. I drink it, often think about it, and even dream about the beverage! When I haven’t had it in a while, I count down the time until I get to have my next cup. You get the idea, I really like coffee! According to legend, coffee was discovered in Ethiopia in the … Continue reading

Fashion Icons – Part 1

Fashion Icons – Part 1

When asked ‘who are your fashion icons?‘ many vintage ladies site film starts like Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor. All are wonderful and inspiring choices. Maybe I’m a bit strange, but all of my fashion icons are fictional characters. This is perhaps fitting considering I’ve always felt like a bit of a cartoon character! ;0 … Continue reading

Lucky Number 54, Prize Giveaway!

Lucky Number 54, Prize Giveaway!

This is Oh, for the Love of Vintage‘s first prize giveaway! The below vintage items (excluding the car) will be given to follower number 54. Is that you? Why Follower #54? I know, why not follower 50 or 100? Well, 54 because 1954 was the first year my favourite car, the Nash Metropolitan, started being … Continue reading

First Outfit Post

First Outfit Post

I recently received some feedback where the reader asked if I’d ever be doing any outfit posts. Honestly, I hadn’t thought about it until I received that email. I want this blog to focus on all things vintage and hopefully be informative. However, I didn’t figure you’d be very interested in what I was wearing. … Continue reading

Oh, for the Love of…Hearts!

Oh, for the Love of…Hearts!

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and I want to commemorate it with a V-day themed post. Instead of sharing vintage Valentine’s cards with you, I’d like to concentrate on the matter at heart. Figuratively speaking that is! *lol* This post will feature a variety of heart-themed goodies. Every woman needs a spectacular vintage dress for Valentine’s … Continue reading

A Look at ’80s does 50s’

A Look at ’80s does 50s’

Before we look at ‘80s does 50s,’ let’s define vintage. Vintage basically means the output of a particular time (in the past). Vintage is something which was fashionable or popular during an earlier period. However, when I use the term ‘vintage’ on this blog, I’m referring to anything that predates 1965. Those are my terms … Continue reading

Incredibly Lazy Peanut Butter Cookies!

Incredibly Lazy Peanut Butter Cookies!

Sometimes I want a cookie, really want a cookie, but I don’t have the supplies nor the time to make anything fancy. Then I remember I have a jar of peanut butter in the cupboard, so I get baking! This recipe is incredibly simple and the results are really tasty! Just be forewarned, these cookies … Continue reading

A Look at Floursack Fabrics

A Look at Floursack Fabrics

I’m a sewing beginner myself, but I have a lot of projects on the go. Dresses to make, purses to adorn and those pesky curtains that just never seem to get done! One of my favourite types of fabric to use are floursack (or feedsack) prints. Floursack fabrics began being manufactured in the 1930s and … Continue reading