A day's work for a 1950s housewife ...
Spring Cleaning with Essential Oils. Mattress cleaner and counter top
I guess I'm in the "forgot to eat" catagory........especially when I'm enjoying my garden......
suburbman: Housewife on wheels, 1958 Incredible illustration using only a limited amount of tones.
... her charming kitchen. And she survived without the internet.
I adore throwing parties, especially with a retro aesthetic. Here are all of my vintage party theme ideas in one place for you to be inspired!
Similar cab doors to ours (from Retro Ren. -- 1952-rubbermaid-mats)
Roger Wilkerson, The Suburban Legend! : Photo
Roger Wilkerson, The Suburban Legend.: Photo
This sweet poem was first published on September 15th 1998 in the 21st edition of The Lady (“in continuous publication since 1885 and widely respected as England’s longest running weekly magazine for women”). ‘Dust if you Must’ was written by Mrs Rose Milligan from Lancaster in Lancashire.
Notice how Mom and little Suzy are busily cooking while young Bobby 'helps out' through the manly art of tasting? ~ 1960s illustration for Betty Crocker Cookbook.
Mom's Busy Schedule ~ detail from 1953 Spry shortening ad.
Kool Aid Mom ~ 1954
Braiding little Missy's hair for school ~ Hazel Hoecker, 1957
Autumn Family Fun! ~ 1955
Easy Like Sunday Morning ;)
1958 ad pink Wizard Freezer by Western Auto frozen food kitchen Mad Men era housewife - Free U.S. shipping jαɢlαdy
That is the kitchen of my dreams... it even has the matching washer and dyer!
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Home for lunch, 1943.
From The Daily Mail Ideal Home Book 1951-52.