Category:
Domestic

Safe, Sane and Single

Posted By: Paul - Wed Jun 07, 2017 - Comments (2)
Category: Domestic, Music, 1940s, Men, Women

Follies of the Madmen #316




I always take my sleep advice from Big Steel.

Original ad here.

Posted By: Paul - Thu Jun 01, 2017 - Comments (2)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Domestic, Dreams and Nightmares, 1950s

A Word to the Wives

Posted By: Paul - Sat May 06, 2017 - Comments (0)
Category: Domestic, Family, Stereotypes and Cliches, 1950s

Mystery Illustration 44



What is this woman's domestic sin? Unable to make coffee? Wears curlers to bed? Bad breath?

Answer after the jump.




More in extended >>

Posted By: Paul - Tue May 02, 2017 - Comments (7)
Category: Annoying Things, Business, Advertising, Products, Domestic, 1950s

Numbered Towels for Hygiene

Somehow this reminds me of the set of seven panties with the days of the week embroidered on them.

I could not find such a product still commercially available, but I did find a DIY version.



Original ad here.



Posted By: Paul - Fri Apr 14, 2017 - Comments (1)
Category: Domestic, Hygiene, Baths, Showers and Other Cleansing Methods, 1960s

Follies of the Madmen #307



Original ad here.

Posted By: Paul - Wed Mar 15, 2017 - Comments (6)
Category: Business, Advertising, Domestic, Wives, 1930s

House Call from Faux Dress Fitter

Despite all the contemporary tales of ingenious upskirt photographers and toilet-cam operators, I don't believe anyone has recently utilized the "free dress comes with home fitting service" routine.




Original article here.

Posted By: Paul - Mon Jan 23, 2017 - Comments (1)
Category: Annoying Things, Crime, Domestic, Sexuality, 1950s

Lush Head Woman



"Get a lush head woman and lose your health!"

Posted By: Paul - Fri Nov 25, 2016 - Comments (0)
Category: Domestic, Music, 1940s, Alcohol

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