Want to find a husband? These were the best jobs to get in the 1950s
Suppose you were a young woman anxious to find a husband, get married and settle down. What would be the best sort of job for you? Here's what a survbey ?
Household November, 1952
I've been waiting to put this one up for an entire year. I found it among my vintage magazine collection right after Thanksgiving last year and was kicking myself for not finding it in time. But that's okay. The reasoning? The illustrator is listed as Lorraine Fox. Why am I happy about this? Because a reader of my blog got in touch with me earlier this year and told me that they found out that it was Ms. Fox who did the wonderful illustrations for that Better Homes & Garden Decorating Book I…
The Beginner Housewife by Phyllis Harker, 1956 Check out the sample schedule of how a new housewife might fit all of the day’s chores into her schedule (not for the faint of heart).
Ditch the Yoga Pants, Embrace the House Dress
Ditch the yoga pants and try a vintage-inspired house dress instead. This simple act can help you feel more productive and put together, plus vintage clothing is so much fun.
This 1955 ‘Good House Wife’s Guide’ Explains How Wives Should Treat Their Husbands
It’s so fascinating to learn about how people used to live — especially when we discover that not much has really changed. However, sometimes you come across some old traditions that you simply can’t believe people ever followed — like these odd dating rituals throughout history. But what women in the 1950s were expected to...
Uncle Arthur's Bedtime Stories (Volume 10)
Uncle Arthur's Bedtime Stories (Volume 10) [Maxwell, Arthur S.] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Uncle Arthur's Bedtime Stories (Volume 10)