Let me ask you a question, folks... Could we do away with 21st century problems by, well, doing away with the 21st century? That's not realistic or even desirable, really. I don't want to give up my computer, modes of transportation or creature comforts... but when Lindsay Ferrier invited me down to Granville, TN to be a "Real Housewife of the 1800s" for Café Mom's "I'll Take That Dare," I couldn't resist the chance to see whether keeping busy really does keep you out of trouble.
WATCH: Real Housewives of the 1800s
What say you, readers? If you have to spend your day hunting food for your family and completing daily chores without help or machinery, does it make you nicer and keep you honest? Or just busy? Out of all the Real Housewives, who would survive best in 1808, and who would be eaten by the chickens? Who would you like to send back in time, and if you were stuck in a log cabin with Andy Cohen, who would protect you from wild foxes?