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?
Cake, Starbucks and Cronkite: My 38th Birthday

Cake, Starbucks and Cronkite: My 38th Birthday

I’ve been 38 years old for almost a month – November 9th. It’s hard for me to fathom. I was 18 one second then, all of the sudden, I looked up and I was in my mid-30s! I’m sure that’s how it goes for most people, the time just gets away from you. But I’m … Continue reading “Cake, Starbucks and Cronkite: My 38th Birthday”

A Vintage Fourth of July in Rural Missouri

A Vintage Fourth of July in Rural Missouri

Well, I’m still on my hiatus but being the patriotic vintage gal I am (the kind who’s often moved to tears by the Star Spangled Banner), I had to share a little of my lazy, vintage Fourth of July with you! My family went to an old-fashioned Independence Day potluck cook-out hosted by Cowboy’s church, … Continue reading “A Vintage Fourth of July in Rural Missouri”

How Barack Obama’s Presidency allowed me to realize a vintage goal

How Barack Obama’s Presidency allowed me to realize a vintage goal

Thanks Obama. It was a meme, a joke. Started as a jab at a man that many didn’t want to see in the White House. Over time, though, it was adopted by a President with a sense of humor and then, with sincerity, by his supporters. Embed from Getty Images I live in the Heartland, … Continue reading “How Barack Obama’s Presidency allowed me to realize a vintage goal”