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I put on my apron a while ago to wash dishes and deal with other sloppy stuff. It took me back.

To a time I vividly remember, when both of my grandmothers, and the one great-grandmother who was living, just automatically tied their aprons on when they entered the kitchen.

When did we quit doing that - when wash and wear came out and women were no longer slaves to a day (or more) of ironing for a large family?

I liked their aprons better than mine.

They were softer.

And they had rick-rack.

I want rick-rack.

Date: 2011-01-02 04:50 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
I have to agree, I think it was when everyone had electric wash machines and they no longer had to keep their housedresses tidy because you just had to pop it in the washer.

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