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A post war Christmas 

Yes it’s been a long time between posts…that’s what opening a vintage shop can do. Now that I’m open six days a week time to blog is rare! I thought, however, that I’d take ten minutes to share a few articles and ads from the December 1946 issue of the Australian Women’s Weekly, about the first real Christmas after the end of the war…..Merry Christmas everyone đź’‹Deb

Magazine cover vintage Christmas 1946  Vintage Christmas gift cycles 1940s ad
Christmas Day lunch menu 1940sChristmas after WWII in England
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Vintage 1940s post war Christmas fashionVi gage war bride advertising 1940s

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The Christmas Gift, 1942

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Christmas during Wartime Austerity

As Christmas is only  a few weeks, or days, away, I thought I would do a few posts on Christmas during wartime.  Wartime austerity saw Christmas again becoming a simple affair, with home made gifts, volunteering and sharing.  A good lesson for us now…..

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This article from The Australian Women’s Weekly, December 1942

Kitten Vintage

Handpainted and vintage furniture and accessories

The Flying Shetlands

Featuring The Most Fascinating & Exquisite Equine Art From Around The Globe

cheltenhamroad

The adventures of a reluctant crafter

First Night Design

Art, Design, Theatre, Literature, History, Food, Laughter ...

1st Field Company Engineers - Australian Imperial Forces

The stories of the 229 "Originals" who Embarked on the A19"Afric", A6 "Clan McCorquodale", A35 "Berrima" 1914.

Inside the Fashion Doll Studio

Barbie for big girls.

Color by Klimbim

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Gal Gumshoe with M. Ruth Myers

1940s, women, mysteries & more

Collecting cutlery

Interesting topics on cutlery for the collector

Woolies Buildings - Then and Now

What happened to your old Woolworths store?

Logical Quotes

Logical and Inspirational quotes

Out Of My Mind Images

living life with a camera in one hand and a pencil in the other :)

Please Pass the Recipe

from one generation to the next

TESSEROLOGY

A MOSAIC OF BITS AND PIECES ON TRAVEL, LIFE AND TIMES