Top Five Finds for a Vintage Beach & Nautical Summer Getaway Vacation

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by Ruby Lane

[mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_image id=”46286″ size=”full” link_type=”custom_url” link=”#” target=”false” caption=”false” align=”left”] [/mp_span] [/mp_row] [mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_row_inner] [mp_span_inner col=”12″ classes=” motopress-space”] [mp_space] [/mp_span_inner] [/mp_row_inner] [mp_row_inner] [mp_span_inner col=”12″] [mp_text] 1.    Antique compasses and instruments:  Midnight walks along a beach drenched in starlight are the highlight of any nautical vacation; don’t get lost by not having a… Read more »

Décor Ideas to Prepare Your Backyard for Summer Nights

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by Ruby Lane

[mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_text] Summer. The time of the year when you can truly have some fun and enjoy a great vacation getaway. With the sun setting later than usual and your kids taking a nice break from school, it’s time to forgo the curfew and stay up late for the parties. Whether you want… Read more »

5 Ideas for Home Entertaining

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by Ruby Lane

[mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_image id=”34139″ size=”full” link_type=”custom_url” link=”#” target=”false” caption=”false” align=”left”] [/mp_span] [/mp_row] [mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_text]   Summertime is perfect for entertaining your family and friends in your home. The comforts and convenience of the home give a host many possibilities to make an event meaningful. The intimacy of a home and something about… Read more »

Ruby Lane Retro Recipe – Beer Can Chicken

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by courtney

The perfect recipe for those late summer evenings – when you want to savor the last bit of sun and not hover over the grill! Beer Can Chicken Ingredients 1 whole chicken 1 can of your favorite beer 1 medium onion – chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp thyme 1 tsp smoked paprika 1/2… Read more »

Ruby Lane Retro Recipe – Orange Creamsicle

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by courtney

Cool and creamy – the perfect treat for a sweltering summer day!   Orange Creamsicle Makes 8 standard size popsicles (may vary based on your mold size)   Ingredients 8 oz. orange juice – fresh squeezed or store-bought 2 1/2 cups vanilla ice cream 1 orange (to yield 1 tablespoon orange zest) 1 cup heavy… Read more »

Remake This Room on Ruby Lane – Picnic Perfect

Posted in Lifestyle, Vintage Collectibles

by courtney

Little vintage details go a long way – this summer, pack the perfect picnic!   “Inspiration” “Remake” Clockwise from top left: basket lantern berry baskets folding bench quiche dish straw hat mugs tablecloth   Search for all your vintage picnic needs HERE  

Ruby Lane Retro Recipe – Classic Lemonade

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by courtney

It’s the summer!  It’s the weekend!  Time to get those lemonade stands up and running with this classic, simple recipe.     Ingredients 2 cups sugar 1 cup hot water 2 cups fresh lemon juice 1 gallon cold water 1 sliced lemon 1. In a 1 gallon container, place sugar and hot water, and stir… Read more »

Ruby Lane Retro Recipe – Watermelon Fruit Basket

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by courtney

Keep it kitschy and classic this 4th of July: a tisket, a tasket, a watermelon fruit basket!   Watermelon Fruit Basket   Ingredients 1 watermelon   cut and add any other fruits you like: cantaloupe honeydew melon grapes pineapple peaches nectarines apples bananas strawberries blueberries raspberries blackberries plums kiwi oranges   1. Cut a thin… Read more »