Beauty, Fashion, Homemaking

The Unobtainable Image of the Perfect Housewife: 3 (More) Keys to Success

When people say that the image of the perfect Housewife is unobtainable, their primary focus is almost always on the expectation that we look good doing it all. Like with doing it all in the first place, though? Looking good while doing it isn’t unrealistic or unobtainable either if it’s genuinely what you want to do. Continue reading “The Unobtainable Image of the Perfect Housewife: 3 (More) Keys to Success”

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Homemaking

The Truth About the 1950’s Housewife

As a traditionally feminine woman who strives daily to perfect that stereotypical image of the 1950’s housewife, I often catch an unfortunate amount of flack from various individuals concerning every aspect of it. But while the points they make are often perfectly valid, thought provoking, and generally not wrong in many cases? They’re usually still irrelevant and show an increasing detachment from the reality of history. Continue reading “The Truth About the 1950’s Housewife”

Homemaking, Housekeeping

The Unobtainable Image of the Perfect Housewife: 3 Keys to Success

I hear it time and time again: The image of the traditional housewife is unrealistic and unobtainable for any woman on this planet… But simply put? It’s just not true. Continue reading “The Unobtainable Image of the Perfect Housewife: 3 Keys to Success”

Homemaking

3 Unconventional Flowers to Add to Your Arrangements

I love having fresh flowers in the house. There’s just something about them that just brightens up the space so much. With my new Tea Room set up, it provides the perfect opportunity to finally make use of some of the flowers I have in my garden- which has led to some interesting flower arrangements! Continue reading “3 Unconventional Flowers to Add to Your Arrangements”

Homemaking

What Makes a House a Home?

Houses are defined as a buildings for human habitation, especially one that is lived in by a family or small group of people. But one of the largest tasks of any Homemaker goes well beyond keeping a clean living environment: Transforming their beloved dwelling from a simple house to a real home.
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Homemaking

You Are Not A Failure as a Homemaker

A sentiment I see a lot often when it comes to being a Housewife comes in two forms. The first is often that Homemaking “is impossible to do”, and usually comes from those who think that being a Traditional Housewife is unrealistic and unobtainable- a sentiment I honestly spit at the feet of. The second, though, is the sentiment that “I am a Failure” or “I am a bad Housewife”-  or closely the closely related sentiment that “I would be a failure if I tried“. These sentiments, however, often come from those with their toes (or their whole bodies) in the water, who feel as if they just can’t keep up.

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