Category Archives: Beauty

Pathe Knew How to Make Them Grand

Hi there, guys and dolls! For my Raves n Faves this week, I am sharing some of my all-time favorite things, Pathe films. There are so many great ones, but I am focusing in on some fantabulously glamourous ones. Just … Continue reading

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Advice for the Valentine Hearted

Hi there, guys and dolls! Do tell, is your Valentine’s Day going swoonily? Mine is, of course. More ardent admirers than I can shake a stick at. And who to choose for my dinner and dancing date tonight? Sigh, so … Continue reading

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Sew New, Sew You

Hi there, guys and dolls! Ever yearn for the good old days? To slip back in time, to an earlier era that calls to you. Now you know you are always welcome in mine by just popping open a Poppy … Continue reading

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Best Workday Wednesday Ever

Hi there, guys and dolls! Did you miss me? Gee, thanks. I missed you, too. For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about (that is, the ones that follow my daily diary), I was AWOL for … Continue reading

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Girdle Overload!

Hi there, guys and dolls! I’m telling you, I’m as stuffed as last week’s turkey. Oh, the heartbreak! There I was, trying to get into last week’s dress with this week’s figure. Lo and behold, the danged thing must have … Continue reading

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Slightly Flawed and Almost Friendly Advice

Hi there, guys and dolls! Fancy that, it’s Friday, and not a day too soon. I’ve received some great letters from some great women with great problems. Let’s get to their challenges, shall we? Dear Barbara Jean, I feel like … Continue reading

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That Ding-Dong is Not Avon Calling

Hi there, guys and dolls! Don’t we all like to look pretty? And what’s more fun than getting together with a bunch of your friends and having an expert glamorize all the girls at once? Well, with my bunch, I … Continue reading

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Iffy Motherly Advice

Hi there, guys and dolls! Can you believe it? Another Friday finally showed up. Hope you haven’t eaten too much Halloween candy. Those little devils add up past girdle capacity. Trust me, I know. Time for a bit more not … Continue reading

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Fridays are Made for Bad Advice

Hi there, guys and dolls! Time for my favorite feature, giving advice I really shouldn’t be. Dear Barbara Jean, Recently our neighbor Pam dropped 250 pounds by divorcing her husband of ten years and then dieting and exercising to get … Continue reading

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Don’t We All Need a Little Living in Fifties Fashion?

Hi there, guys and dolls! Have I got a great Raves n Faves for you this week. It’s one of my favorite sites to visit. Well, in fact, settle in and stay for hours on end. Trust me, it’ll take … Continue reading

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