Census shows that romance is o...

Mar 31, 2013 by

Census bureau discovers romance popular article by Robert E Geiger (for James Marlow) In a roundabout way, the census bureau has been...

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Marilyn Monroe’s first h...

Mar 25, 2013 by

Marilyn Monroe first husband waxes nostalgic “She would have been 50 this June,” said James Dougherty as he gazed at a...

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Is Mary Tyler Moore too good t...

Mar 21, 2013 by

Is Mary Tyler Moore too good to be true? by Joyce Maynard She’s a gum chewer, a chain smoker, and an obsessive dieter. Outside...

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Farrah Fawcett’s Major a...

Dec 29, 2012 by

Farrah’s Major award “I like myself best when I’m not smiling,” Farrah Fawcett-Majors, 31, declared at a...

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Mistletoe and Christmas (1898)

Dec 5, 2012 by

Mistletoe and Christmas The connection of mistletoe with Christmas is a very curious one, and far from being a general one....

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29 wedding superstitions (1921...

Oct 26, 2012 by

Marriage, being an ancient institution which vitally affects lives of men and women, it is not surprising that practically everything...

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Celebs answer: What charms you...

Sep 30, 2012 by

Frankly speaking… The candid comments of some well-known people on various subjects. This month: “What charms you most...

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George Burns: Life with Gracie...

Sep 21, 2012 by

Peace at any price, pleads Gracie Allen’s spouse What a woman! What a world! What a headache! Moans husband of...

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The Burns & Allen story (...

Sep 21, 2012 by

The story of comedy duo George & Gracie George Burns and Gracie Allen started their screen career with the only contract of its...

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Want to find a husband? Be a s...

Sep 9, 2012 by

Suppose you were a young woman anxious to find a husband, get married and settle down. What would be the best sort of job or occupation for you to take in order to meet eligible men and find a good husband?

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Create a new identity after yo...

Jul 10, 2012 by

Bride has opportunity to build new personality in strange city by Ruth Millett So you’re going to be married next month, and go...

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How the engaged couple should ...

Jul 5, 2012 by

“Engaged couple” and how they should act by Ruth Cameron Engaged means “pledged in marriage.” That is what my...

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Shades of The Notebook: United...

Jul 2, 2012 by

This sweet little story reminded me of The Notebook, which was first a book and then a movie starring James Garner, Gena Rowlands,...

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Months & marriage myths (...

Jun 27, 2012 by

Months and marriage Reader question: What is the significance attached to marriage in the several months of the year? – Bird,...

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Women college graduates marry ...

Jun 25, 2012 by

Women college graduates marry later than any other class If higher education of women keeps the best the the best and most...

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14-year-old Woo Woo Kid gets m...

Jun 18, 2012 by

Here’s one of the original stories about the first teen marriage of Ellsworth (Sonny) Wisecarver — aka “The Woo Woo...

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Please your husband and don an...

Apr 9, 2012 by

Please your husband and don an apron There is not a man living who, in his secret heart, does not like to see a woman in an apron....

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The science of pleasing women ...

Mar 12, 2012 by

Here’s an… interesting… take on the so-called science behind successful male-female relationships. The science of...

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No modest girl ever wore a jew...

Mar 2, 2012 by

A maiden’s apparel The watchful mother’s judgment of the character of her son’s betrothed The betrothed wife of an...

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Brain necessity for man, luxur...

Feb 27, 2012 by

What is a husband worth? “Brain is a necessity for man, luxury for woman” by Nixola Greely-Smith Some women consider that...

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Marriage: 19 tips for the ladi...

Feb 24, 2012 by

A wife may have more sense than her husband, but she should never seem to know it.

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‘Counsel to ladies’...

Feb 24, 2012 by

Women then and now Away back in 1847, a man named S D Edwins lived in England and wrote a pamphlet entitled, “Counsel to...

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Rules for wedded couples to be...

Feb 18, 2012 by

Rules for wedded couples who would be happy by Nixola Greely-Smith Perhaps more well-meaning persons are tinkering away at the...

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The American girl’s line...

Feb 13, 2012 by

American girl’s linen chest A linen chest is the American girl’s latest fancy, and she is reveling in this deliciously...

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Divorce stats from 1867 &...

Feb 10, 2012 by

Here are the facts about divorce Figures to show how it increases and decreases in different parts of the world. The statistics of...

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Two bridal shower ideas (1913)

Feb 5, 2012 by

Shower for the traveling bride Here is a clever suggestion for the hostess to the bride-to-be, whose honeymoon will include a trip...

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A leap year marriage proposal ...

Feb 1, 2012 by

She was a famous suffragist from Brooklyn, he a Dutch business merchant who became wealthy importing coffee — and together,...

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Sweetheart cake rolls for Vale...

Jan 23, 2012 by

Better than words for your special Valentine What’s better than words for saying, “Be mine?” A minature Sweetheart...

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14 vintage Valentine cards (19...

Jan 21, 2012 by

It must be love Here’s a sweet selection of vintage Valentine’s Day postcards from the 1900s and 1910s — little...

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Latch-key etiquette (1938)

Jan 19, 2012 by

The latch key Dear Mrs Post: Will you give us your opinion of young women carrying latch-keys when coming home from a late dance,...

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Elvis & Priscilla become ...

Jan 19, 2012 by

Elvis marries longtime friend Las Vegas, Nevada – Elvis Presley, the Memphis boy who popularized rock ‘n’ roll...

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Older women, younger men (1914...

Jan 9, 2012 by

As young or as old as we feel The other day, a woman of 38 married a man of 30, whereupon the critics went into session and began to...

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Wedding tips and etiquette (19...

Jan 9, 2012 by

What to expect before, during and after a wedding From the best man to the most remote acquaintance of the affianced couple, a...

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Does your husband know how to ...

Jan 7, 2012 by

Doesn’t your husband know how to love you? Well, Winnie Lee tells you a cure by Winnie Lee “My husband says he loves me,...

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The wife’s work: Saving ...

Jan 4, 2012 by

Family economy by A Lady There is nothing which goes so far towards placing young people beyond the reach of poverty as economy in...

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Lovely women who marry homely ...

Jan 2, 2012 by

Lovely women who marry homely men There was, perhaps, as much truth as boasting in the statement of John Wilkes, the famous London...

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College women on college men (...

Dec 27, 2011 by

Though this article stands on its own merits, I’m always partial to stories related to UC Berkeley. There’s family...

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Why does a bride give up her n...

Dec 26, 2011 by

Why does the blushing bride give up her name? Why do blushing brides asume their husbands’ names on the wedding day and forfeit...

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Entertaining your husband̵...

Dec 26, 2011 by

Husband’s men friends for dinner Many an otherwise splendid wife has handicapped the success of a husband simply because she...

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