Family Circle - 1958
Nothing pleases me more than vintage MCM magazines. I love seeing the crazy stuff that came from this time period. There is so much goodness that was explored. And these are images from a vintage Family Circle magazine from 1958.
The one thing that truly caught my eye with this page... is this...
Look at those Fire King mugs! I have these in white and green... but I have yet to find me a blue one. Then again that Snowman themed (made from donut hole's) center piece is pretty amazing too. All the while climbing a hill of popcorn.
Look that those hair-do's! Besides the crazy looking cookies... it was those brown metal kitchen cabinets that caught my eye.
I can't say I have actually seen them in brown before. Lots of blues, pinks, white, yellow colored ones. But never brown. Yet, I am not a fan of big brown kitchens. :) I still find them interesting.
For me it was the 1950's when food took an very interesting turn. I have collected many cookbooks from this time era. With some incredibly gross recipes. Where tuna, jell-o and Spam became highlights of new cooking. With some awful results.
But this is a really sweet Angel cookie tree. Love that silver star on top....
Now speaking of incredibly gross recipes... lets take a closer look at inedible snack on this buffet.
So... what is that interesting gel looking dish you might ask. Well, let me enlighten you.
I think this is a Chicken cranberry/mold relish ring... with Watermelon-pickle slices, preserved kumquats with ripe olives. Seriously. This is just amazing to me. Yet, not so amazing I would sample it.
That tree is fabulous. But what I love most is those patent leather black heels.
It has been so long, since I have seen a really cute pair of patent leather heels, for the holidays. All I see lately is just lots of big chunky heels. Or strappy spike heels, that are not feasible to actually wear for any length of time.
I guess I am looking for old lady heels. The kind that I feel like my foot will stay still in, when I walk. :)