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June 1935 My Home Magazine eBook

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My Home June 1935 Cover

This delightful June 1935 My Home magazine eBook contains a wealth of information, including all of the following:

  • Fashion plates
  • Knitting patterns for a jumper (pullover) with soft jabot and for a “sports jumper” with contrasting trim
  • A crochet pattern for a lace fan traycloth
  • Embroidery pattern for a floral cushion
  • Helpful hints for etiquette dilemmas
  • A four-page, full-color centerpiece on home decor
  • A feature on London’s “Olde Curiosity Shop”
  • A variety of ads that illustrate the era

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October 1934 Woman & Home Magazine eBook

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Woman & Home Oct 1934 Cover

This charming October 1934 magazine eBook contains a wealth of information, including all of the following:

  • Five pages of fashion plates
  • “What Colours Shall I Wear in Autumn?” feature
  • A knitting pattern for a jumper (pullover) with ruffled collar
  • A photo feature on popular jewelry
  • An illustrated feature to make an absolutely amazing doll’s house from matchboxes, complete with furniture and working lights!
  • Instructions for an embroidered sewing workbag, a baby’s bib, and a sideboard runner
  • A variety of ads that illustrate the era

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Mimi’s Vintage Beauty Philosophy

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I so enjoyed writing about my paternal grandparents in Part I and Part II of this series, and I promised to share at least one more post about my grandmother’s beauty regimen. Well, as I got thinking back over my memories of Mimi, I realized there were actually quite lot of things to write about, so I’ve got at least three posts before I’ll finish off. Today’s will be my grandmother’s general philosophy of loveliness. It’s one that rings true with me all these years later, and I think its wisdom is timeless. I hope you enjoy this blast from the past that still resonates today! Read more…

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