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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 Hints and Tips – Looking After Gloves and Shoes

So here's the first in a new series of vintage hints and tips. They will come from the large collection of vintage magazines I have (it's like an addiction). This weekly series will cover a range of topics from housework to mending, from gardening to beauty. If there's a topic that you would like to… Continue reading Vintage Hints and Tips – Looking After Gloves and Shoes

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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