Monday Link Roundup

The California Modernist Adam Martin takes us on a “A 1960s Weekend in Lake Tahoe, Today.” – A 1960s Weekend in Lake Tahoe, Today. Ikea is planning to reissue a copy of their incredible 1956 Lövet table, which launched their “flat-pack” assemble-it-yourself furniture line. The new table is called the Lövbacken and it’s sure to…

Vintage Wall Clocks

This weekend Retro Renovation is highlighting vintage wall clocks and asking readers to contribute photos of their own. I highly recommend checking out all the vintage eye-candy there! I’ve contributed a couple photos of my own wall clocks pictured below. Seth Thomas clock & friends Andis recently repaired this vintage Burwood Clock & it’s running…

Monday Link Roundup

The Latest issue of the Eichler Network’s CA-Modern Magazine was recently released and it has a great article on Tiki Culture. In conjunction CA Modernist blogger Adam Martin decided to share some of his favorite Tiki Cocktail Recipes. Need a cool tropical drink to enjoy this summer? Check out Adam’s latest post: – Five Personal…

Finally – An Update!

Life has been a bit of a roller coaster over the last 6 months but I haven’t forgotten about Mid-Century Living. Next week you can expect to start seeing regular blog updates again. I’ve been keeping busy while preparing to launch the Mid-Century Living Etsy shop that I’ve been yakking about for the last 4…

Reno Now & Then

My husband recently celebrated his birthday and we decided to make a quick trip to Reno, NV (just a 3-4 hour drive from Napa, CA) for the occasion.

Hello October!

Apologies for the lack of updates last month. I’ve been busy with work and family matters. I also caught a bad cold bug that knocked me out for more than a week and afterward I took a much needed mini-vacation (or staycation). I hope to update Mid-Century Living more frequently throughout the month of October….

Monday Link Roundup

– Eartha Kitsch has been documenting her own ranch house restoration at her blog Ranch Dressing and she’s recently dealt with some horrific plumbing problems as well as nightmarish encounters with unskilled contractors. Her posts are well worth a read if you’re considering (or in the middle of) your own vintage home restoration. But be…