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1955 Hoover Vacuum and Appliance Advertisement. “She’ll be Happier with a Hoover”….doesn’t say much for him.

Fowlers Vacola Bottling Outfit.

Fowlers Vacola Bottling Outfit, supposed to be the ideal gift for all Occasions?

I adore these retro stoves!

Vintage Combo Wood / Gas Stove The cream of the Glenwood crop of cookstoves, the…

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Vintage AJAX ad-that red shirt lady is living on the edge inhaling powder cleanser with her nose right up to the edge of the can!

Did women really do this??? I know my grandmother didn't! No wonder so many women were jacked up on barbiturates all the time! As much as I love the idea of mid century life, I think the reality was much different.   1950s Good Housewife Guide

This 1955 ‘Good House Wife’s Guide’ Explains How Wives Should Treat Their Husbands

In May of Housekeeping Monthly published an article for wives titled, "The Good Wife's Guide," filled with all sorts of tips and tricks for how to make

Retro Kitchens and Vintage Kitchenalia – A Little Girl’s Dream Comes True + Top Tips in the Kitchen

Hot Cross Buns

Retro Kitchens and Vintage Kitchenalia - A Little Girl's Dream Comes True + Top Tips in the Kitchen - Lavender and Lovage

Proctor iron

Proctor Irons vintage ad Look, Mary.now I can iron sitting down! Happy Housewife made even happier!

General Electric, 1959. These stoves worked  better than the new stainless steel models of today.  Tappan made a great range. B.

general electric mom had the GE pink stove top and wall oven.same vintage a refrigerator to match!