1950s Ladies Guide to Planning a Cocktail Party (comedy video)

On this Black Friday you’re probably reading this on your smart phone waiting for all of those must-have bargains. Personally, I think I’d rather wear fire for a hat. You may also be feeling a little under the weather as you may have had just one too many helpings of Turkey yesterday. Maybe you were civilized and had a cocktail party before the big feast. Or, maybe you didn’t and dove right into the turkey, head first.

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Ah the 1950s – life seemed pretty good back then. We weren’t arguing over same-sex marriages (homosexuality wasn’t invented until the 1970s) or marijuana laws (marijuana didn’t come around until the 1960s – those damn hippies). Everybody knew their place (okay, okay, even I know that’s hard to read with a straight (no pun intended) face).

From the video below, I take it that cocktail parties were all the rage back then. And what better way to get together with like-minded people than to throw cocktail party.

Watch and learn a few pointers and how-to’s on planning the perfect cocktail party – 1950s style.

You can always count on the cast of SNL to shine a light on how cocktail party planning was done back in the good days.

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