Here’s the ad for Carrs of Carlisle biscuits… just in time for the summer wedding season of 1956.
The copy reads: Today is her day of days — tomorrow she will be a housewife. And she will want everything of the best for her home and husband.
Ah, the misogynistic days of the 50s. I hope we’ve finally shunned the H-word and its image of domestic drudgery.
Married to a house? Is there a Facebook status for that?
Oh wait. It is the twenty-tens. We’re all just bumblin’ through together.
Put on your lipstick and smile. Meet Babylonia Aivaz and her bride-to-be.
Do you take this warehouse?