Tag: 1930s

4 Ways Depression Era Housewives Were Tougher than I am

It’s no big secret. I’m not the world’s best housewife. But when compared to the housewives of the 1930s? Oh, please. I’m like a little slug compared to them. I did a good deal of research into what life was like during The Great…

5 Depression Era Tricks for Saving on Groceries

  I consider myself a frugal shopper. I clip coupons, compare prices, shop the sales. But my accumulative savings are nothing – NOTHING – compared to the housewives of the Great Depression. While researching for the Pearl Spence Novels, I learned how the women of…

Open your eyes. You’re home.

When I was a kid we went on several road trips. Most of them took us to Ludington where we visited family, ran up and over sand dunes, and let the waves of Lake Michigan push us here and there and everywhere. The drive…

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