All About Bewitched!

Posted in Dolls, Holidays

by Ruby Lane

Bewitched, starring Elizabeth Montgomery, ran as a popular TV series from 1964-1972. In the show, Montgomery played a witch who married a mortal and chose to live as a mortal housewife.   Academy Award-winning actress Agnes Moorehead played Endora, Samantha Stevens’ mother.  Maurice Evans, along with Werner Klemperer (Col. Klink of Hogan’s Heroes), played her father…. Read more »

Red, White, and Blue Cuisine and Dishes Born for the Fourth of July

Posted in Holidays

by Ruby Lane

How much more American can we get!  Well, try not only serving the food at 4th of July gatherings on patriotic place settings, but dress for the role, and serve red, white, and blue food.  Here are five cool ideas that are so neat they’re hot! 1.    Serve Bomb Pops for dessert positioned on classic… Read more »

Celebrating Independence Day

Posted in History, Holidays

by Ruby Lane

The Fourth of July celebrates the signing of the Declaration of Independence, whose principles are cherished by democratic and progressive people everywhere. In the United States, we are blessed with abundant liberty and opportunity.  Our pursuit of social justice inspires world leaders and influential thinkers and propels history forward. 1919: Two women (possibly in the… Read more »

Top 5 Must-Haves for a Vintage 4th of July

Posted in Holidays, Top 5 & 10

by Ruby Lane

Summer is full of patriotic holidays, including Memorial Day, Flag Day, and of course, July 4th!  There were really explosive, fantastic celebrations honoring The Bicentennial and The 100th Birthday of the Statue of Liberty, and there are vintage collectibles from those huge festivities to include in your vintage July 4th collections and celebrations.  While I… Read more »