1961 Movie Mondays: The Absent-Minded Professor

The Absent-Minded Professor was such a big success at the Box Office for Disney in 1961 that it became the first Disney movie to have spawned a sequel: 1963’s Son of Flubber.

This is the famous “bouncing” scene from the film (funny, but a little long…):


1961 Food Fridays: Aspic

Today if you told your non-foodie dinner guests you were serving this, they’d likely say “You’re giving us ass-what?” Yes, aspic was a popular dish in the 60s. It’s made from congealed meat stock that is used to encase other foods like eggs, shown in this picture.

OC Blogger Bash Fashion Shoot with MomsLA and Queen of Heartz

Wondering what to wear to the OC Blogger Bash coming up on October 9, 2011? Look no further: Queen of Heartz knows all about the period and creates clothing that’ll make you look like a modern member of the Draper Family! Recently, MomsLA co-Founders Elise Derby, Yvonne Condes and Sarah Auerswald got all gussied up for the big Bash by Letty Tennant and her Queen of Heartz team. Take a look!

What are YOU wearing to the OC Blogger Bash?