From Housewife Handbooks to Masked Domestic Divas

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published:   Updated: Mar 24 2011
The modern housewife is a curious creature, glamorized (or is it vilified?) in sitcoms like 'Desperate Housewives' and in fashion editorials for glossy magazines. It's a rare woman that has the opportunity to be a full-time homemaker, and these features showcase that rare breed.

From housewife handbooks to masked domestic divas, check out the modern housewife in all her glory below.