Allee Willis’ Kitsch O’ The Day – Happy Mother’s Day In Matching Outfits


Dated Mother’s Day, 1951, this is a photo of the Smith family who lived in my house long before I bought it. My driveway never looked so good. Neither did mom, matching her family like a set of pristine bowling pins or Melmac plates.

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  • windupkitty says:

    oh wow…i’m not ashamed to say it, I want my life to look like that…..

  • Ludovicah says:

    I really want to know what became of them..

  • billy says:

    OMG – they owned that trailer before my parents did. But nothing in my family ever matched – except the neuroses.

  • BETHANY says:

    fabulous! and you have to know that she MADE all of those shirts on her own sewing machine with her own hands and she chose the fabric herself!

  • John says:

    I agree that I want to know what happened to them but I also would love to see what that tree looks like now. It’s had to have been 50 years at least and they had just planted it. A photo would be great if the tree still exists.

  • Allee says:

    John- That tree didn’t even make it to 1980 when I moved in. My next-door neighbors, whose parents built their house and were wee ol’ ladies by the time I moved in, were not especially adept at gardening.

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