Audrey Hepburn: Film and Fashion Icon, Humanitarian, and Home Cook

“Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me.” —Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn is one of the most admired actresses of all time. Since Hollywood’s Golden Age, Audrey has captivated audiences with her charm, poise, and talent. Born in Brussels, Belgium, Audrey studied ballet…

5 Retro Recipes from the 1950’s

The 1950’s were an extremely experimental time for food. It was the dawn of convenience cooking and TV dinners, post-war recipes, and the Betty Crocker Picture cookbook. Many staples that we see in the grocery store today (and in our own fridge), were being tested in American kitchens. The recipes from that period are both…

Marilyn Monroe

“Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.” -Marilyn Monroe The 50’s wouldn’t have been the same without Marilyn Monroe. She was one of the most popular actresses and models of the time, and remains an important popular culture icon today. Monroe left behind a legacy as a beauty icon and…

Thanksgiving in the 1950’s

Many things come to mind when the 1950’s are mentioned…rock-n-roll ruled, movies lit up the drive in theaters, Elvis was on the radio, and everyone drank Tang. But if there’s one thing that this decade has, it’s BOOMS. Booms were all around – the economy was booming, the “baby boom” was happening (about 4 million…

Bring a Retro Vibe to Your Corporate Holiday Party

Each year, the holiday season brings the usual holiday parties, complete with egg nog, bows, and carols. These traditional holiday celebrations can be lovely, but have you ever noticed how they start to run together in a single gift­wrapped blur? There’s no rule that every corporate holiday event must follow a single script. This year,…

The King

The King Elvis Presley, one of America’s most renowned cultural icons, was a lot more than just 18 number one hits and 37 top ten hits. Many know him as the incredible musical success that he was, but did you know… He was named the second top earning deceased celebrity In 2014, Forbes recognized Elvis’s…