Desperate Housewives: In the Kitchen 

Desperate Housewives:  In the Kitchen.  

What are they really telling us? 

  1.  “Radishes take on a new whimsical quality when suspended in New Celery Flavor JELL-O® Gelatin for Salads.”  -Anne Marie Whitman, 19651

2.  “Dear, if you ply the Murphy’s with enough Ballantine’s Ale©®, they’ll never notice I burned the pot roast.”  -Cynthia Dearfield, 19572.jpg

3.  “Bud, do you think your father’s secretary is prettier than I am?”  -Helen Baker, 19553

4.  “When Jim sees me balancing all these Coca Cola’s©® on a tray without spilling, he’ll pin me for sure!” -Jean Billingsley-Wells, 19495.jpg

5.  “You’d never guess the secret to my chocolate cake is Farmer Peet’s©® Open Kettle Rendered Lard.  Not only is it tastier than butter, it’s also better for you!”  -Peggy Nelson, 19536

6.  “Sue and Carol can’t even make a satisfying bowl of Campbell’s Chicken and Stars Soup©® without screwing it up.  They’d better watch their figures and pay attention in sewing class, or they’ll never find a man to take care of them.”  -Shirley Daugherty, 19597.jpg

7.  “Thank goodness for Roche brand Valium©®.” -Margaret Walker, 19624

8.  “If only I could trust Eddie like I trust my authentic stainless steel cookware by Magnalite©®.”  –Bette Jenkins, 1960SEP020660

9.  “Hey girls, my waist is smaller, my breasts are pointier, and my Kelvinator©® is better stocked.  Now who wants ham?” -Kitty McEntire, 19529.jpg

10.  “When no one is looking, I eat Nestle Toll House©® Premium Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough right out of the tube.” -Ginger Lewis, 196410.jpg

This post is dedicated to Mary Elizabeth.

4 Comments

  1. This is amazing!!! These old ads are fun on their own (art and housework!) but with your brilliant insights they are sublime!

    I love your blog – what an amazing reflection of your beautiful life and creativity!!!

    Liked by 1 person

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