Dec 28, 2020
As 2020 draws to a close, Jennifer discusses what the new year holds for A Sparkling Vintage Life.
Aug 11, 2020
Summertime is when many families hit the road for vacation. Even in an age of social distancing, people are getting away for short day trips and jaunts in the countryside. In this episode Jennifer takes a nostalgic look back at the history of highway travel in America.
Jun 7, 2020
As workers scrub graffiti off the Lincoln Memorial in the wake of racially-motivated protests, Jennifer looks back at another historic moment that took place at the Lincoln Memorial memory--the groundbreaking 1939 concert by Marian Anderson.
Apr 8, 2020
As the COVID-19 virus continues to rage and many listeners find themselves working from home for the first time, Jennifer offers her 10 top tips for working from home successfully. Not to depart completely from the topic of vintage living, she includes advice from that doyenne of mid-20th-century manners, Amy Vanderbilt.
Mar 17, 2020
Whether it's the COVID-19 virus, a major storm or natural disaster, or some other unwelcome development, sometimes we find ourselves forced to grapple with a situation we didn't expect. Join Jennifer as she discusses twelve "vintage" ways our grandparents and great-grandparents survived, and even thrived, during...