Recent Examples of housewife from the Web
Written by farmers, ministers, whalers and housewives between the 1660s and 1810s, the pages record infant deaths and Revolutionary troop movements as well as mundane land and livestock transactions.
And your bored suburban housewives who go primarily for kicks.
Mother! sees Lawrence play an angelic housewife keen to renovate a home for her husband, played by Bardem, who is also a poet with writer’s block.
Strange Mercy was like sad housewife and the last one was like near future cult leader and this one is dominatrix at the mental institution.
Chizuko Eda, a 76-year-old housewife who struggled to decide how to vote, chose different parties in the two types of constituency in which ballots were cast.
Iris Tosado, a 64-year-old widowed housewife, scanned the nearly empty shelves before heading back home.
Right now, the Beverly Hills and Orange County housewives are her favorites.
Cookbooks urged housewives to sweeten cakes with syrup left over from canned fruit.
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