Feb 2017

Tiki Tuesday: Some of Our Favorite Luau Recipes

Luau is a traditional Hawaiian party or feast that is usually accompanied by entertainment. Get a few free tunes for your next luau here.   Happy Tiki Tuesday! I wanted to share some of my favorite luau foods that I...

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Feb 2017

Retro (Hair) Style: An Ode to the Beehive

Meagan Kyla
Tagged: hair , style

On June 10th 2016 the world mourned Margaret Vinci Heldt, the creator of the iconic beehive hairstyle. A woman who teased and volumized the hair world in the 1960s into new heights, taking inspiration from a conical black velvet fez hat!...

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Feb 2017

What is Across Lots Millinery & Adornments?

Julie Ann

I was lucky enough to meet Monica as a customer at Cats Like Us. Then I found out she has a business making gorgeous hair accessories reminiscent of vintage Hollywood Glamour under the name Across Lots.  How did Across Lots...

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Feb 2017

Cheap Beer - The Perfect Retro Beverage!

Mixed drinks, martinis, and polynesian libations are real crowd pleasers when it comes to having a drink to fit your retro lifestyle. But there is something to be said for the look, history, and low price of a cheap good...

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Feb 2017

Orange Drink: The Retro Un-Cola

While waiting for the Balboa dance lessons to end and the attendees of the Rhythm shuffle event to peruse our wares, I was chit chatting with my mom. She had come to help run our Cats Like Us table and...

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Feb 2017

Hair : How To Get That Rockin' Hair

Meagan Kyla
Tagged: hair

I know a lot of you dames are pondering, "How can I achieve those rockin' retro inspired hair-do's?". Vintage hairstyles like Victory Rolls can be challenging. I wanted to take the fear out out of giving these styles a try...

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Feb 2017

Retro Movie Fashion : Grease

Meagan Kyla

I have to admit I'm not crazy about musical's, but there is something about Grease that has my toes taping and me singing along. I think I may have seen Grease over a hundred-something times and find myself singing, "You're the...

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Feb 2017

Shopping Cents : Confessions of a Bargain Shopper

Meagan Kyla

You know those people rummaging through the clearance rack, shopping sales, and using coupons at the cash out? Yep, that's me, I am a bargain shopper and proud of it. I love fashion and I like to get the most...

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