Just As You Are

One of the biggest personal issues women face today is their body image. We are barraged with pictures of slim, perfectly formed women online, in magazines and on billboards.  A huge number of women in the public eye seem to have unattainably fit bodies. Even though we know in our hearts that many of these Read More…

Pistachio Crescents

Nigella Lawson’s first book, How To Eat, doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. First published back in 1998 to wide acclaim, many of Nigella’s fans (including myself) didn’t discover it until after the publication of ‘How to Be a Domestic Goddess’. My kitchen-stained copy of How to Eat doesn’t have a lot of pictures, Read More…

Ending The Gallery of Favorites

Alea of Premeditated Leftovers and I have reluctantly decided to stop hosting The Gallery of Favorites. While we have enjoyed hosting The Gallery, and are grateful for all the wonderful bloggers it has allowed us to meet and feature, we feel it’s time to move forward to new things. Alea and I will both be continuing as Read More…

Welcome!

Welcome to the new and improved The 21st Century Housewife website! Come on in and make yourself at home. I want to thank Kohler Created for designing and building the new site and for my lovely new logo. My posts are all categorized so they are much easier to find, and there’s a search feature Read More…

The Hearth and Soul Hop

Welcome to The Hearth and Soul Hop, a place to share food made with love, comfort food from the hearth to feed your soul. You may have noticed that I have not been posting quite as often this last week or so. This is because my blog is being redesigned. Once The 21st Century Housewife has Read More…