Raising a houseful of kids mostly on her own was enough of a challenge, without throwing ooh-la-la gourmet cooking into the mix.
They look so much nicer than men, George says; he likes a houseful of waving cap-ribbons.
In all the Confederacy no houseful went to sleep that night in sweeter content.
What a houseful it was, to be sure, and what long, long tables in the dining-room.
But how to do this I could not see, having a houseful of people who were nominally my guests.
Their hospitality was great: the houseful of women and pretty children seemed all of one mind.
But each of these is a bid to some friend with a houseful of people to come and bring all her guests.
There's a houseful of her old friends three parts of the time.
We hope to have a houseful at Christmas, and I think we may get it up well, chorus and all.
And he an old man of sixty-seven, with a wife and a houseful of children at home.