Because they still had not found a way to dismantle their holiday hair.
We still recognize you.
Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow at Truman Capote’s Ball, New York, 1966; photo by Harry Benson.
Something or somebody’s got to give…
Wasn’t sure if I should go with a comical reference to MJ’s son, Blanket — too soon?
The American and his Economy, Family with Three Kids, Life Magazine cover, January 5, 1953.
An incredibly fun pair of Porcelain Pink Spaghetti Poodle Lamps from the 1950s. (Check out my illustrated guide: Giving A Ceramic Poodle A Bath – Or How To Clean Vintage Spaghetti Figurines.)
We’re not calling them “cheesy” out of spite — these retro bikini panties include wedges of cheese in the cats and mice circle of life. Set on a backdrop of bright yellow with mod orange polka dots no less.
Mainly that old toy cash register was used to ring up sales in the basement bar, where my sister and I played barmaid and waitress, serving my parents corny cocktails like screwdrivers — an actual screwdriver in an empty glass, har har har — and equally moronic meals, made of puns and odd found basement things.
By then, the box had long been gone, but it was still awesome!
And I totally want to call my sister and reminisce… Maybe over a couple of screwdrivers.