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Our Fabulous Five: Lets fire up the BBQ!

BBQ season is upon us once again.  Each evening we can smell the smells of great food cooking outside and we want to join in!  For you vintage lovers out there we at Your Vintage Life have pulled together five of our favourite items available at Next.co.uk at the moment to make that meal Al Fresco.  Its shopping time! […] Read more…

Do you Remember?

In todays vintage nostalgia blog read all of Your Vintage Life’s  ‘Do you Remember’ posts from this week.  As ever, we had fun reading your comments! and recollections!  So, what do you remember…? Who loved to watch A.L.F in the late 1980s? A furry alien life form (ALF geddit?) living with an American family….It ran from September 22, 1986 […] Read more…

Our Fabulous Five: Perfect pet purchases

We are definitely animal lovers at Your Vintage Life.  However, it is sometimes hard to find great products for your pets that fit in with a vintage loving home – no ugly modern plastic pet baskets for us!  When shopping for vintage inspired products you can’t forget the smallest family member and today we showcase five […] Read more…

Do you Remember?

In todays vintage nostalgia blog read all of Your Vintage Life’s  ‘Do you Remember’ posts from Facebook this week.  We had great fun reading your comments and memories!  So, what do you remember from back in the day vintage lovers…? Did you have one of these yellow macs in the early 1980s? If you were lucky you had the matching willies and sou’wester hat […] Read more…

Do you Remember?

In todays vintage nostalgia blog read all of Your Vintage Life’s  ‘Do you Remember’ posts from this week.  As ever, we had fun reading your comments! and recollections!  So, what do you remember…? Altogether now…”PIGS IN SPAAAACCCCCE!”   We used to love watching the Muppets back in the day…Miss Piggy was amazing!  Great songs, fantastic special guests and the magic of the […] Read more…

Do you Remember?

In todays vintage nostalgia blog read all of Your Vintage Life’s  ‘Do you Remember’ posts from this week.  As ever, we had fun sharing and you had fun commenting!  So, what do you remember vintage lovers…? Who loved having a Snowball at Christmas time (or at any retro party really)? They we all the rage back in the 1970s – a mixture […] Read more…

Our Fabulous Five: Get your garden going

Its May, the sun is shining (mostly) and all of a sudden our gardens have become appealing again.  There is nothing we at Your Vintage Life like better than getting out into the fresh air of our garden, eating al fresco, playing with the kids or just chilling there when we can.  So how can […] Read more…

Do you Remember

In todays vintage nostalgia blog read all of Your Vintage Life’s ‘Do you Remember’ posts from this weeks shorter list due to the bank holiday.  So, what do you remember? Who remembers celebrating the Queens Silver Jubilee?  Did you have a street party?  Did you bring out your table and chairs to make a giant party table?  […] Read more…

Do you Remember?

In todays vintage nostalgia blog read all of Your Vintage Life’s  ‘Do you Remember’ posts from this week.  As ever, we had fun sharing and you had fun commenting!  So, what do you remember vintage lovers…? Who had a Slinky Spring toy? It was designed in the 1940s by a naval engineer and kids loved making it slink down […] Read more…

Our Fabulous Five: Vladimir Tretchikoff

Last week fantastic home retailer Graham & Green launched a great new homewares range using the works of ‘king of kitsch’ Vladimir Tretchikoff.  These are official pieces, licensed by the commercial arm of the Tretchikoff Foundation and made in South Africa where Tretchikoff spent most of his life. Some of his most famous works have been digitally printed onto lampshades and cushions, […] Read more…

Do you Remember?

In todays vintage nostalgia blog read all of Your Vintage Life’s ‘Do you Remember’ posts from this weeks shorter list due to the bank holiday.  So, what do you remember? Did you remember wearing large blue gym knickers in the 1970s and 80’s as part of your gym kit?  Not a great look really was it!?!  Bottle […] Read more…

Do you Remember?

In todays vintage nostalgia blog read all of Your Vintage Life’s  ‘Do you Remember’ posts from this week.  As ever, we had fun sharing and you had fun commenting!  So, what do you remember vintage lovers…? We all remembered watching the iconic Play Away in the 1970s with Brian Cant.  It ran from 1971 until 1984, and was broadcast on Saturday […] Read more…

Our Fabulous Five: Easter gifts for a vintage lover

Easter, apart from being an important religious holiday, is traditionally a time for friends, family, gifts and food.  Get your vintage shopping fix this Spring with 5 buys we at Your Vintage Life think any vintage lover will adore!  All available on line now… 1.   You can’t have Easter without eggs!  Whether they’re chocolate or real, a […] Read more…

Do you Remember?

Read all of Your Vintage Life’s ‘Do you Remember’ vintage nostalgia posts from Facebook this week.  We had fun sharing and you had fun commenting!  So, what do you remember…? Who remembers watching BBC’s You and Me back in the 1970s? The UK’s answer to Sesame Street with multicultural presenters, a street market set, a sign language expert and of course puppets […] Read more…

Do you Remember?

In todays vintage nostalgia blog read all of Your Vintage Life’s  ‘Do you Remember’ posts from this week.  As ever, we had fun sharing and you had fun commenting!  So, what do you remember vintage lovers…? We loved Fingerbobs as part of BBC1’s Watch with Mother. It was gentle and simple and perfect telly for younger children.  There was a mouse, a […] Read more…

Our Fabulous Five: Andy Warhol

We just love Andy Warhol here at Your Vintage Life.  I have a home full of Warhol (not original unfortunately) and count items as diverse as art, soup tins, bowls, mugs, books and even a flask in my collection.  Treat yourself to some pop art inspired vintage shopping this week – all available online now. […] Read more…

Do you Remember?

Read all of Your Vintage Life’s ‘Do you Remember’ nostalgia posts from Facebook this week.  We had fun sharing and you had fun commenting!  So, what do you remember…? So who remembers watching the wonderful Rod Hull and Emu? As kids we thought they were so funny whether attacking talk show hosts in in the Big Pink Windmill and reckon kids […] Read more…

Our Fabulous Five: Mothers day gifts for vintage loving mums

Mothering Sunday, sometimes known as Mother’s Day, is held on the fourth Sunday of Lent exactly three weeks before Easter Sunday and this years falls next Sunday – the 30th.  Mothers day is now a celebration of motherhood, honouring mothers, motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society.  In todays blog we show you five […] Read more…

Do you Remember?

In todays blog find all Your Vintage Life’s ‘Do you Remember’ nostalgia posts from Facebook this week.  So, what do you remember…? Before Google had been invented we searched for the weather, the news, found out what was on TV, even booked holidays through Teletext.  If you were on BBC you got Ceefax…pretty much the same and this […] Read more…

Our Fabulous Five: Disguise your technology the vintage way

Technology – we cant escape it.  Whether its a TV, a smartphone, tablet or charger there’s certain things that we need in the modern world.  But how can all this tech fit into a vintage loving home without it standing out and why should we have to choose between the modern and the vintage?  In todays blog […] Read more…

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