Becoming Donna Reed

Lessons on life and love from the 20th century’s greatest domestic goddess

Donna Reed Style Note – Mary’s Double Date

In this episode Mary has the loveliest prom dress. It is achingly romantic and who can’t use a little a romance in their life? While I’d love to live in a world where this dress could be worn everyday, it just doesn’t seem practical. However, using this dress as inspiration we can put together a […]

Season 1: Episode 15 – Mary’s Double Date

Don't take those who adore you for granted.

Season 1: Episode 14– A Very Merry Christmas

| Christmas should be about sharing and being with loved ones. Not about running around like crazy person and spending tons of cash.

Season 1: Episode 13– The Busy Body

When our lives are utterly predictable we are not really living.

Season 1: Episode 12 – The Beaded Bag

| Unless it is manufactured by Milton-Bradley or Parker Brothers, game-play has no place in a marriage.

Season 1: Episode 11 – Baby Contest

| When you find yourself in a tough situation, the right choice is usually the kindest choice.

Season 1: Episode 10 – Guest In The House

| Bad behavior often masks deep hurt.

Season 1: Episode 9 – Dough Re Mi

| Good intentions don't get the job done.

Season 1: Episode 8 – Change Partners and Dance

| Charm is like a lightbulb, sometimes you need to turn it off and conserve energy.

Season 1: Episode 7 – Three Part Mother

Everyone, even Donna Reed, gets overwhelmed sometimes.