A REFRESHING KITCHEN_DINING_ROOM
The kitchen is very much the heart of the home in these days - and, if the family can do their work at a table there, it is cosy for them and company for the housewife. Meals served in the kitchen can always be piping hot, too.
' how could any girl feel at ease if she knew that she had only the one set of clothes she had on, which was in first class order? The keeping of our own wardrobes is an almost full spare-time job for any girl. If you doubt it the consider:
How do you keep your dressing table?
How do you keep your chest of draws?
How do you keep your shoes? Your stockings?
How do you keep your jewellery?
A single girl only has herself to look after; her clothes and all her accessories should be kept perfectly. If not how will she manage when she has (a) a husband and (b) a husband and a family plus herself to care for?
the 2010 me would fail in 1958. I wonder if a 1958 me would also fail...
I hear the faint whisper of ' spinster' and 'such a shame' ' she's a lovely girl... just ... headstrong/independent....'
but then they say / said a way to a man's heart is through is stomach
so maybe the pineapple puff would be my redemption
or my fancy entertaining??
a complete story to pass the time??
SOMEWHERE IN THE WORLD THERE MUST BE A MAN WHO COULD MOVE HER TO LAUGHTER WITH A WORD, TO TEARS WITH A LOOK, TO ECSTASY WITH A KISS
Petra didn't know if she wanted to marry Neville or not.
She was twenty-nine. That fact should not have swayed her decision one way or another, of course. She had always sworn she would never look upon marriage merely as an escape from spinsterhood, and yet - and yet . . . Well, time was passing, swiftly and ever more swiftly, and she had not met anyone she liked better than Neville....
I have a funny feeling she doesn't marry Neville.... someone much better comes along and sweeps her off her feet in the most romantic of ways, maybe...
and finally some grooming tips to help me on my way
how things have changed?