Author: Julianna Lawson

The New Domesticity: Vintage Life Hacks

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In Print, Well-being

They were only three little words written at the end of a paragraph, but they immediately influenced my housekeeping routine. I was immersed in a 1950s Barbara Pym novel. Mildred Lathbury, ready to tackle a messy kitchen, grimly noticed that “the plate rack needed scrubbing and the tea cloths boiling.” I was jolted to the… Read More