Apple Blossom Time

A Vintage Lifestyle BLog

Welcome to Apple Blossom Time, the life and times of an old-fashioned girl trying to live a vintage lifestyle in the American Midwest! Obsessed with good food, clarinet jazz and WWII history. More?
New Year’s Sparkle: Picking out my retro jewelry for ‘Auld Lang Syne’

New Year’s Sparkle: Picking out my retro jewelry for ‘Auld Lang Syne’

New Year’s Sparkle! I’m in the process of getting all gussied up for a New Year’s Eve celebration tonight, nothing fancy, just friends and music. Food, of course! I don’t drink, so I can get glammed up without worrying about my precious frocks! I’m trying to get this blog a-moving, since it’s a new domain … Continue reading “New Year’s Sparkle: Picking out my retro jewelry for ‘Auld Lang Syne’”

Vintage Style Icon: Zoe Bell

Vintage Style Icon: Zoe Bell

Okay, so when you think of vintage style, the Kiwi stunt woman-turned movie star Zoe Bell (Death Proof, Kill Bill, Xena: Warrior Princess, Angel of Death & Whip It see her in both capacities) isn’t the first person who comes to mind. Sure, she’s got a great strong (yet femme) style of her own, but … Continue reading “Vintage Style Icon: Zoe Bell”

I’ve Mad Men’d Myself!

I’ve Mad Men’d Myself!

Okay, so everyone’s done this, but it’s been oodles of time since I did it last (and, honestly, I wanted to share a dark and smokey night with Don Draper…) – I decided to put my new Mad Men Nancy wallpaper up, for taps and giggles! They didn’t have my hair (that was as close … Continue reading “I’ve Mad Men’d Myself!”