No era has been so focused on cooking, cleaning, shopping, raising the little ones, entertaining, mixing cocktails and all things housewife-y as the 1950s.  Women were expected to do all those things, and more, while still looking glamorous and wearing heels!  Talk about multitasking!  So, here are my favorite images/illustrations of what life was like for those housewives – enjoy!

Cooking:

Cleaning:

Raising children:

Entertaining:

It all looks great, but somehow, I’m thinking the reality was something more like this:

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