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Top Picks: Unique Kitchen Gadgets

Dec 13, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

I love kitchen gadgets. Each year – for birthdays and Christmas – my family expects something totally unique that’s both functional and fun. From fruit-shaped pepper grinders to hi-tech garlic presses, unique gadgets are perfect for those who have “everything” or wouldn’t spend money on themselves (like myself). Couple retro kitsch with a functional tool?

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Practical Gifts: Pu Pu Platter with Hibachi

Dec 06, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Practical yet unique, a Pu Pu Platter with Hibachi can serve many purposes. The platter can be used as a serving dish or as a table centerpiece. Ideally, though, this baby is great for making s’mores, cooking appetizers, and flame-cooking meat. It’s great for get-togethers, and guests will enjoy cooking their own food to order.

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Unique Gifts: Magic Cymbal Monkey Toy

Nov 23, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

This Magic Cymbal Monkey Toy is a remake of an old classic. Battery operated, he clangs his cymbals as he hops around and chirps. Many different cymbal monkeys have been made since the 1950s. The original – called the Musical Jolly Chimp – was made by Japanese company Daishin C.K. during the ’50s, ’60s and

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Retro Planet Gift Cards Make Giving Easy

Jun 13, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Retro Planet now offers physical gift cards. Available in amounts from $10 to $100, gift cards can be mailed directly to recipients at no additional charge. All physical cards are accompanied by a custom retro “Smile!” 4″ x 6″ holder and shopping flyer. Recipients may redeem cards online, or by calling a toll free number. And,

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The Pink Flamingo is Lawn Kitsch with a Colorful History

Feb 08, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

What is pink, has four legs and stands about 3 feet tall? Why, a pair of plastic pink flamingoes, of course! These hugely popular lawn ornaments have been gracing the lawns of homes all across America since they were first introduced to the market in 1957. The creator of the pink plastic lawn flamingo is

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Unique Gift Ideas

Nov 21, 2011 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

It’s holiday shopping time again!  Time to run around the mall or scroll through websites looking for a truly unique gift, something really fun, quirky or useful.  Well, no need to tear your hair out over finding a unique gift.  At RetroPlanet, we carry gifts your friends and loved ones have never seen before.  That’s

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