According to Insure.com's yearly Mother's Day Common Task Index
, the 2013 market value of a housewife is $59,862. That includes $6,570 for cooking, $5,135 for cleaning and $1,606 for shopping. Of course, none of that applies if you're a "real" housewife from Orange County, Atlanta or New York, except maybe the shopping part. Okay Magazine
recently published the salaries of TV's Real Housewives and the figures are as outrageous as the ladies themselves.