questionableadvice:

"It’s probably bad etiquette to reblog yourself, but this is sadly appropriate for my life lately and I needed to read it again…"

~ The I Hate to Housekeep Book, Peg Bracken 1962

questionableadvice:

"It’s probably bad etiquette to reblog yourself, but this is sadly appropriate for my life lately and I needed to read it again…"

~ The I Hate to Housekeep Book, Peg Bracken 1962

~ Day and party dresses, 1914, McCall’s Magazine
via oldrags(click to enlarge)

~ Day and party dresses, 1914, McCall’s Magazine
via oldrags
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oldrags:

Catalogue showing 1926 wedding fashions

oldrags:

Catalogue showing 1926 wedding fashions

The Home and Farm Manual; A New and Complete Pictorial Cyclopedia of Farm, Garden, Household, Architectural, Legal, Medical and Social Information, By Hon. Jonathan Periam, 1884(click to enlarge)

The Home and Farm Manual; A New and Complete Pictorial Cyclopedia of Farm, Garden, Household, Architectural, Legal, Medical and Social Information, By Hon. Jonathan Periam, 1884
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~ "Your New House…Or Would a Flat Suit You?",  A Special Issue of Design Review: Your New House; New Zealand Design Review, 1953
via New Zealand Electronic Text Centre (click to enlarge)

~ "Your New House…Or Would a Flat Suit You?", A Special Issue of Design Review: Your New House; New Zealand Design Review, 1953
via New Zealand Electronic Text Centre
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~ Foy & Gibson’s Novelties in Coats, Costumes and Skirts for Autumn and Winter Wear, circa 1915-1920 (exact date not known)
via National Library of Australia(click to enlarge)

~ Foy & Gibson’s Novelties in Coats, Costumes and Skirts for Autumn and Winter Wear, circa 1915-1920 (exact date not known)
via National Library of Australia
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~ American Family Physician; Detailing Important Means of preserving Health, from Infancy to old age, by Thomas Ewell, M.D., 1826
via U.S. National Library of Medicine

~ American Family Physician; Detailing Important Means of preserving Health, from Infancy to old age, by Thomas Ewell, M.D., 1826
via U.S. National Library of Medicine

auntada:

Breck Girl Donna Alexander of East Orange, New Jersey. New Jersey’s Junior Miss, 1974. 
John H. Breck, Inc.
January 1975

auntada:

Breck Girl Donna Alexander of East Orange, New Jersey. New Jersey’s Junior Miss, 1974. 

John H. Breck, Inc.

January 1975

(Source: heytoyourmamanem)

~ The Southeast Missourian - November 21, 1933(click to enlarge)"…daily the telephone brings comfort, pleasure, and often money to most of us."

~ The Southeast Missourian - November 21, 1933
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"…daily the telephone brings comfort, pleasure, and often money to most of us."

~ advertisement from Charleston’s Historic Houses, 1953; Historic Charleston Foundation
via Lowcountry Digital Library
(click to enlarge)Benne: Southern U.S., especially South Carolina, and Bahamian English - the sesame plant or its seeds. (dictionary.com)

~ advertisement from Charleston’s Historic Houses, 1953; Historic Charleston Foundation
via Lowcountry Digital Library
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Benne: Southern U.S., especially South Carolina, and Bahamian English - the sesame plant or its seeds. (dictionary.com)

~ San Jose News, January 13, 1936(click to enlarge)"…it’s not worth my time and the strain on my health to do washing and ironing at home."

~ San Jose News, January 13, 1936
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"…it’s not worth my time and the strain on my health to do washing and ironing at home."

~ Breast O’ Chicken Tuna advertisement, 1968(click to enlarge)Am I the only one who can see how wrong this idea is?

~ Breast O’ Chicken Tuna advertisement, 1968
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Am I the only one who can see how wrong this idea is?

~ "Ready-Made Ad”, The Liquor Book, by Charles Austin Bates, 1899

~ "Ready-Made Ad”, The Liquor Book, by Charles Austin Bates, 1899