Category: Christmas

December 13, 2012 /

Marching down Hollywood Blvd.

December 11, 2012 /

Okay, now we’re talking about an era I actually lived in… Can you say garish? What’s with this eye-popping shade of red? .

December 11, 2012 /

This is a menu better left alone – unless you’re a mid-century reenactor – but I like the graphics, so there you go! If you’re curious about the recipes you can click on the photo and enlarge to see the quivering majesty of a Jellied Waldorf Salad on Ruby Cranberry…

December 10, 2012 /

Mayor and Mrs. Bowron progress past the Frolic Room and the Pantages Theater – still there!

December 10, 2012 /

Sparkling Pine trees line Hollywood Blvd. for the 1945 Santa Claus Lane Parade:

December 10, 2012 /

1936 – the “Santa Claus Lane” parade down Hollywood Blvd., in front of Grauman’s Chinese:

December 6, 2012 /

Season’s greetings, poppets! This is an image floating around the interwebs from the January, 1940 edition of Better Homes and Gardens. A year or two ago this same house sold to a perfectly beguiling man who fully appreciated the home’s heritage. He did a sensitive restoration, and, when he happened…

December 4, 2012 /

At the Beautee-Fit Bra Company:

December 3, 2012 /

Tis the season to be jolly!