Livin' La VIda Vintage means celebrating vintage style in fashion, design and life.

Posts Tagged "HatBox"

The Last Fix-it Shop

The Last Fix-it Shop

on Jun 22, 2012

The Last Fix-it Shop Madge went waaaay out of her way to catch an estate sale last weekend.  The whole 23 miles there you could here her muttering, “this better be worth it”. Boy was it ever! Introducing the Lady Schick Consolette, Model # 307 Portable – Professional Madge was agog when she found this forlorn little hair dryer sitting in a remote corner of the...

Read More
Cocktails Anyone?

Cocktails Anyone?

on Apr 24, 2012

Cocktails Anyone? Madge was perfectly sober when she stumbled upon this fantastic 1961 bartender’s guide. Don’t know your Sidecar from your Old Fashioned? Well now you will! Impress your friends with your knowledge of mixology with this Old Mr. Boston Deluxe Official Bartender’s Guide. How’s that for a title? This guide has 136 pages of...

Read More
Welcome to MadgesHatBox

Welcome to MadgesHatBox

on Apr 2, 2012

Madge’s Hatbox is dedicated to my grandmother, Madge Beals Meredith. Ora Madge Beals was born on the 22nd of February, 1896 in Montpelier, Indiana. The family traveled by covered wagon to Kansas where Madge lived part her young life in a sod house.  At age 16 Madge informed her mother, Armenta Jane, that she was finished with school.  Madge was sent to...

Read More