It can be a struggle to fit everything into one day—but you are just one woman after all. Like the art of idleness or the business of party-hopping, cultivating the art of Decadent Housewifery is not for the faint of heart. (Though fainting, you’ll learn, is an excellent tactic.) So to make sure you’re making the most of your high-maintenance lifestyle, spend the day in the life of a real Decadent Housewife. From lazy lunches to retail therapy, The Decadent Housewife is your guide to filling your days with fabulousness, feigning the skills as necessary, and micromanaging your man. From burning pancakes to mid-morning martinis, this is the ultimate guide to finding and nurturing your inner housewife.