Have you ever wondered where products like Formula 409, 7-Up, WD-40 and Preparation H got those famous vintage brand names? Find out here.
Take a fun look back at the stereotypical ’50s housewife, as she vacuums in heels, washes dishes wearing pearls, and makes everything practically perfect.
From Bert Bacharach (father of Burt) come dozens of helpful household hints & tips, from cleaning up paint to making cheap cookie cutters.
‘Suzy Homemaker’ was the name of a vintage line of toy appliances that encouraged girls to play by cleaning and cooking… just like mom!
Betty Grable’s legs: They have now achieved the stature of a major Hollywood landmark LIFE – June 7, 1943 No one since Paavo Nurmi has
Remember the old Palmolive dish soap ads, featuring Madge the Manicurist (actress Jan Miner), who was always telling women how terrible their hands looked?
In the ’50s, the love you had for your kitchen paled only in comparison to the adoration you felt for your washer and dryer.
For the picture-perfect housewife of the ’50s, the kitchen was the heart of the home. And the heart of the kitchen was the refrigerator/freezer combo – the kind of luxury that mother and grandmother could have only dreamed of!
Do you want to get organized? Have you longed for the uncluttered life? Actress Doris Day reveals her plan for becoming an ‘ex-Aimless’ and an ‘ex-Chaotic.’
A lighthearted look back at the 50s housewife during the sunny days of yesteryear, when a woman’s home was her castle — and her kitchen was the heart of that home.
Are you wasting time and energy – and your silver plate – through a vigorous use of polish? Here, get some great old-fashioned tips to clean your silver.
Once electrical power became widely-available in homes, vintage vacuum cleaners debuted, including ones from the famous Hoover brand.
Clorox makes linens more than white… it makes them sanitary, too! Whiter! Even a child can see that… and Clorox also protects health! Yes, you’ll
“What’s happened to our marriage?” Vintage Lysol ad: “I’ll never go back to him… never!” Vintage Lysol ad: His many neglects were due to her ONE
New miracle household cleaner! (1966) Cleans everything cleaner! Rugged and tough, Formula 409 will knock out all the drudgery in cleaning walls, floors — everything,
How to keep the bathroom clean In the household, the bathroom ranks with the kitchen in importance. Though the culinary department seems to be the
The 25 most talked about gifts of ’87 Black & Decker products are so unique and special, they’re not just given and enjoyed, they’re talked
Fill a stocking full of fun with a Santa full of Soaky The fun bath kids love… and when it’s empty, it’s a toy! Colgate
You will marvel at your whitest, brightest wash or we pay you The new, thin flakes dissolve instantly! Thus Blu-White instantly acts 2 ways at once!
The startling thing about Sing is the way it makes you feel about yourself. Perhaps cleaner than you’ve ever felt before. Confident. Somehow freer. Like
Auto Trip Tips with the tape in the green plaid dispenser When you’ve got a lot to do, “Scotch” Magic Transparent Tape can do a lot
“Oh, these spots! They’re driving Bud away!” “My only hope is new liquid Sunlight!” Now Sunlight for dishwashers comes in a liquid. No liquid gets
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