The Retro Housewife ... You Need an Apron!
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On a serious note ... vintage-inspired aprons are great for every type of mess, from flour showers to oil splashes and stains. In addition, you can just grab a handful of apron when reaching for a hot dish, rather than hunting for those potholders yet again. And, everyone still remembers the wonderful Donna Reed who is the epitome of the gorgeous housewife along with Barbara Billingsley of "Leave it to Beaver fame."
And to get you in the mood for cooking . . . check out this fabulous blog "Glamourous Housewife." They have a great no bake Thanksgiving desert that is easy to make; and I remember having as a kid. Brought back a lot of memories. "The filled" angel food cake (recipe is on her blog.) This is a great site with tips on dressing, entertaining and inspiration (which we all can use a little of from time to time.)
For fun, check out the the May 1955 issue of Housekeeping Monthly, they published this list of how to be a good housewife: