1950s Housewife Life

How to Handle Illness as a Vintage Housewife over vintage image of home nurse training.

How to Be Ill (gracefully!) When You’re a Vintage Housewife

This seems like a problem that comes up regularly during the flu season! How did the vintage housewife handle getting sick? Did she try to stay pretty? Did she keep the house clean? And how did she treat herself at home? So, to answer some of these questions, here’s how the 1950s housewife was told …

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8 Things Your Grandma Knew

8 Things Your Grandma Knew That Will Help You Up Your Housewife Game

Way back in the 1950s, women couldn’t turn to YouTube for tips on beauty, cleaning the house, or marriage. Of course, this also gave them more time to actually practice the advice that they found in books and on the radio. Often, their skill at homemaking came from the enduring, daily practice they had at getting things done . . . Here are 8 of the best things you can do to level up your housewifery.