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....is to use her new Hot Point to its full advantage; making lots of good food for her family

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....is to use her new Hot Point to its full advantage; making lots of good food for her family

Girl with kittens vintage card

Pixy's Place by pixygirl2 on Etsy

Girl with kittens vintage card

Basic Recipes - c. 1945 Oh yes, nothing FANCY on that table!

Basic Recipes, c1945

Yet another discovery/rescue from the dollar shelf of yet another thrift store. Front and spine of a dust jacket, from a 210-page hardback published by Spring Books, London, England. (To see it in better condition, go here.)

'Spring Cleaning Tips from 50's Housewives...!' (via Retro Housewife Goes Green)

How to do Your Spring Cleaning Like a 1950s Housewife

1950s housewives did a lot of spring cleaning and used some unique methods that can help you with your spring cleaning as well.

My farmhouse kitchen tour

Just thought I would share a few pictures of our farmhouse kitchen . From my farmhouse to yours. Janet ...

vintage housewife cleaning tips and advice

Va-Voom Vintage | Vintage Fashion, Hair Tutorials and DIY Style

Browse free vintage patterns, retro hair tutorials and affordable vintage clothing. Enjoy diy fashion crafts and classic style inspiration

Laundry day for Mom...this gal looks like my pretty mama back in the day. ;-)

Arthur Sarnoff

I can understand why the little old lady (and her cat) might be interested in the woman next door. She probably hasn't seen underclothes like those on the clothes line in a while.

Vintage 1950s Greetings Card

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Vintage 1950s Greetings Card

Lab Test Results: DIY Best Press Starch Alternative

When I signed up to join the block swap I just completed, there were lots of rules. Some of the guidelines pertained to the type and style of fabrics used, pre-washing the fabrics, use of unscented products, deadlines, etc. I think the hardest thing for me was using unscented products. A lot of quilters have allergies to the scents added to detergents, fabric softeners, dryer sheets and starches. Of course, you don't want someone to have an allergic reaction to the blocks you submit to the…

Working Class life in the 1940’s/50's - Wash Day

Working Class Life in the 1940s - Wash Day

what wash days were like sixty years ago before there were such things as automatic washing machines. Read this first hand account of what it was like in a working class home in Britain on wash day.

the first appliance package was pink, including a pink sink

Appliance Package Colors Reflect Kitchen Trends - Home Tips for Women

Trends in appliance package colors have evolved as design tastes have. They also reflect cultural trends in kitchens and for home cooks.

Have An Old Fashioned Kaffee Klatsch With Hungarian Coffee Cake

Have An Old Fashioned Kaffee Klatsch With Hungarian Coffee Cake

My Grandmother loved to bake, and as a young wife I remember getting together with friends for old fashioned Coffee Klatches with a cup of coffee and a sweet morsel. What happened to those?

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Explore ondiraiduveau's photos on Flickr. ondiraiduveau has uploaded 47583 photos to Flickr.

Cuisine du temps des fêtes vintage

Cuisine du temps des fêtes vintage