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Vintage Hints and Tips – How To Look Like Mrs 1940

Keeping up morale was important during WWII. Everyone was encouraged to look their best, not just for themselves, but for the good of the country, and to show the enemy we were getting on with life. The following article from May 1940 shows how ladies were encouraged to look good. YOU'RE looking at a smart,… Continue reading Vintage Hints and Tips – How To Look Like Mrs 1940

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Vintage Household Hints and Tips – A New Post Series Coming Soon

It's been, um, a while since I last posted on A Housewife's Work. With health problems being a predominant reason why I've not posted, I now feel I'm in a position to start a new series of posts.  I'm a big collector of vintage ladies magazines. I find these a rich source of historical information… Continue reading Vintage Household Hints and Tips – A New Post Series Coming Soon

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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,300 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 55 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the… Continue reading 2015 in review