Tag: Ads

It’s June, 1952

If you picked up this issue on the News Stand (I assume it was sold there) you may also have just bought hamburger meat at 53 cents a pound, and dropped off your $80 rent check. There is a pretty good chance your family owned a…

The Palm Loom – Prize-Winning Rugs

I love an old ad. And this 1967 issue had a great one! Palm Loom, “Make Prize-Winning Rugs.” It was right there in the February issue, tucked between 40 yards of lace for $1, and a “Female-Dri” belt. So, I tracked down the Palm Loom on…

Snack Hound

When I saw the ad on the back of the January 1967 issue I became infatuated with the Snack Hound. The National Handcraft Society, ¬†aka The Fad of the Month Club, was a long running craft club that has lots of advertisements in the Workbasket over…

Two Words- Instant, Decaf

I’m not a coffee drinker, I’m a coffee guzzler. It’s true. I can easily drink a pot, or more, a day. There is not a single time you could offer me coffee and I’d say “no.” I don’t get the jitters, I don’t get withdrawal headaches,…