Jun 022015


Today I have some pages from the 60s McCall’s cookbooklet – Coctail-Time Cookbook.

This baby has some neat food pics and illustrations and some really interesting looking recipes.  It’s not the whole book here – but just some expertly chosen pages that will give you some ideas for what to serve at your next par-tay!  Even if it’s just a par-tay of one!



Hams!!! Deviled and Otherwise!!!


Deviled Hams and Liverwursts!!!!!



sandwich platter



Sandwich Torte!!!! Oh hell yes!


Ham and Cheese Ribbons!!!!


Snack Sticks and Deviled Hams!!!!


I’m all about the celery these days


grand master tray

This is the tray for me!



Deviled Ham Everything!!!!




Liverwurst Coctail Meatballs!!!

Freaking nummy!!!!!!

May 252015
Better Homes and Gardens Sewing Book

Today I have some really neat illustrations from a vintage Better Homes and Gardens Sewing Book.   Getting right to the cute images with very little yammering today….   first off we’ll check out some areas of adjustment that may be needed for your own personal body shape – such as flat derrière or swayback…   […]

May 192015
Best of the Pillsbury Bake-Off - Final Post

This is it!  The last Best of the Pillsbury Bake-Off post!  And I even included a grand prize winner and my very own fave recipe from the book.             I freaking love how they took the “cinna” in cinnamon and turned it into “cinema” for the illustrations!       […]

May 132015
Pillsbury's Best of the Bake-Off Pt 2

  Yesterday I launched a series of posts dedicated to this fabulous cookbook that spans a whole bunch of Pillsbury Bake-Offs.  If I am able to keep it together, I plan on doing multiple posts from this book cause I, not only, love the images in on and around it, but also I think there’s […]

May 102015
Pillsbury's Best of the Bake-Off

  I’d like to share some images from one of my all time fave cookbooks of all times.  I would say “today” but I have a feeling this might be spread over a few posts.  The cookbook is huge – as you can see in the cover pic it’s the best 1000 recipes.     […]

May 082015
Groovy Vinyl Contact Paper - Front and Back!!!!

Well evidently I’m on a roll.  I got on the posting wave and I’m riding it till I crash into the rocky shore, baby!!!  Or drown in the cesspool with the circling sea gulls over yonder.  Whichever comes first. I’m not feeling the need to gab much though so I’ll just move right along to […]

May 062015
Erotic Sexual Positions from Around The World

That’s right.  Craftypants Carol is here to teach you all the extra fancy ways to get it on. What you are about to feast your eyes on, IN IT’S ENTIRITY, is one of those rinky dink sex novelty items from a men’s bathroom sex novelty dispenser.  Why a men’s bathroom, you ask??? Why didn’t Crafty […]

Feb 112015
70s Grade School Class Photos

Yeah it’s been a while. I know. I’ve been swimming in the murky cesspool of no internet, driving to and fro, maniacal scanning and (as I just discovered) blocked access to my website cause the library wifi in Douglas County, OR is censoring pornography. And I’m all about the pornography.  Or at least I was. […]

Dec 242014
Tirol Chocolate Mega Christmas House

Yes, that’s right.  You are looking at one of the most awesome Japanese Christmas paper houses with candy EVER!!!!! And if you wanna see some up-closeness then just keep your googly eyes fixated right here! In my recent travels and wanderings I happened upon this item in a Japanese supermarket in LA. I found it online […]