Indiana Belle: Vintage Book Reviewer

 Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 at 8:54 PM
Sep 212016
 
Indiana Belle: Vintage Book Reviewer

The Synopsis Indiana Belle by John A. Heldt (April 14, 2016) is a time-travel, clean romantic, adventure. When a doctoral student finds a picture of a 1920s  flapper in a packet of primary source data, he becomes fascinated with the young woman and her tragic past. He tracks down time-travel expert, Professor Geoffrey Bell, and convinces Bell to […more…]

Sep 042016
 
7 Reasons Why the Texas Tiki Round Up is the Place to Be

I’ve been living in Texas for six years, and I had no idea we had something this cool in our backyard. Well, not my backyard, but in a big beautiful backyard in Austin, Texas to be exact. A friend of mine invited me to go to The Texas Tiki Round Up, hosted once a year by […more…]

25 Random Swing Dance Questions

 Posted by on Aug 22, 2016 at 10:34 AM
Aug 222016
 
25 Random Swing Dance Questions

I was recently inspired by Chronically Vintage’s 40 Random Beauty Questions Tag, and thought it would be fun to do the same and have readers weigh in on random swing dance questions. Before you get started, if you haven’t stopped by Jessica’s blog, make an effort. She’s got tons of great vintage tips, and she’s […more…]

Top 10 Picks for Summer Reading ala Vintage Fun

 Posted by on Aug 7, 2016 at 9:03 AM
Aug 072016
 
Top 10 Picks for Summer Reading ala Vintage Fun

Summertime is a time to slow down, let the sun tickle your toes as it slips into twilight. Grab a crisp cocktail, find a hammock or porch swing, and curl up with a fun, fast book. I have ten picks for summer reading ala vintage fun. I read all genres of novels, but in the summertime, […more…]

Jul 182016
 
5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Vintage Lindy Liz Gruening

I met my Canadian twin and her name is Liz Gruening. I stumbled across her blog and was instantly smitten. Like me, she writes about her Lindy Hopping experiences (one), social media coordinating for Toronto Lindy Hop (two), vintage shopping at her fav stores (three), live Jazz/Swing/Rockabilly music (four), and other random vintage and swing dance related […more…]

Summer Fun Give-Away & Book Signing

 Posted by on Jul 1, 2016 at 12:36 PM
Jul 012016
 
Summer Fun Give-Away & Book Signing

It’s a Book Signing Party and Summer Give-away for THE GIRL IN THE JITTERBUG DRESS I’m very excited to be invited to Wendy R’s Gifts in downtown Lockhart. The shop is one of the highlights of the historic downtown district. Whether you are looking for feminine or flirty, tasteful or trendy, elegant or eco-friendly, you’ll find THE […more…]

Bridging the Generation Gap with Postmodern Jukebox

 Posted by on Jun 25, 2016 at 12:01 PM
Jun 252016
 
Bridging the Generation Gap with Postmodern Jukebox

Bridging the Generation Gap with Postmodern Jukebox by Tam Francis As you loyal readers may know, I’ve taught swing dance with my sailor hubby for fifteen years and published Swivel: Vintage Living Magazine at the height of the swing resurgence. Now I write vintage fiction, you can check it out here. PRE POSTMODERN JUKEBOX What […more…]

Romeo Blue: Vintage Book Reviewer

 Posted by on May 27, 2016 at 3:22 PM
May 272016
 
Romeo Blue: Vintage Book Reviewer

~ Romeo Blue: Vintage Book Reviewer ~ by Tam Francis The Synopsis Romeo Blue (Scholastic, 2013), by Phoebe Stone is the sequel to the Romeo and Juliet Code (although I didn’t know when I bought Romeo Blue, but the book stands on its own, anyway).  In this Young Adult Fiction (ages ten and up), the […more…]