Category Archives: Fashion

Adapting to Change…Make-Up

As a teenager in the 50’s wearing make-up should have been a big deal. For me it wasn’t. I couldn’t wear make-up! It was one of those rules in the church. Oh, wait a minute, I could powder my nose, … Continue reading

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Adapting to Change: Jewelry

One year for Christmas, I think it was in 1947, my grandmother gave me a matching necklace and bracelet. We were living in Oklahoma and had gone to Iowa for Christmas vacation. I looked at them lovingly and longingly and … Continue reading

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Freedom To Be Me

I wrote a post on my first blog, free to be me at anitaarcher.blogspot.com about the freedom to be me. We had such rules when I was a child. Rules that, looking back, hardly made sense. But at the time … Continue reading

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Adapting to Change – Dress

I think I could write a book on the changes of dress over the past seventy years! As a child in the 40’s I only wore dresses. We didn’t have very much money so my mother made my dresses, many … Continue reading

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