Home Cookin’

A few days ago my husband bought me a new cookbook.  He will live to regret this decision.  It was published in 1974 and I adore everything about it.  The photography is that particular, livid food photography of the decade and I don’t know if food has ever looked less edible.  It was a well-loved…

1970’s Mom Outfit

Let the record show that I have finished The Mom Outfit!  I tried to take pictures, but my light was running out and I’ll have to wait until tomorrow to take more.  Until then, here’s one shot I managed in the dying light.  It’s so comfortable and I love everything about it.  It’s a little bit…

70’s Mom Outfit

While I wait for the corset hardware to arrive I’m going to finally make this.  If I could, I would make the 1970’s mom/housewife look my everyday thing.  I’m a cheapskate, so I haven’t bought the material for the pants yet. I have just enough of a remnant to make the shorter tunic, but the…

1970 Simplicity

This pattern is from 1970 and I adore the whole look.  I just have to get my hands on some polyester and hot rollers.  I found stacks of vintage patterns, most of them from the 60’s and 70’s and I want to make every single one of them.  I love Edwardian fashion because of its…