Recently we've shared a look into the bedrooms of Americans, and today the house tour continues. This time it's thanks to a Milwaukee-based photographer called Lois Bielefeld, who traveled the States (and parts of Luxembourg) documenting people during their Weeknight Dinners, revealing the amazing variety of people and their habits.

“I’m super nosy about people’s habits,” Lois explained to Feature Shoot. “I’ve always craved going into people’s homes- it’s inspiring, curious. It gives so many sometimes subtle and sometimes blatant insights about someone.”

Some of the people you see have already been featured in her other projects, but others are complete strangers to the photographer, found online and through old-fashioned info bulletins.

The only instructions Bielefeld shared with everyone was to go about their dinner plans as they normally would on any given weeknight, capturing the ordinary meals and the casualness of the whole thing.

While Lois suspected that some people did put extra effort in preparing for that particular dinner, she doesn't mind, because it only gives the series new layers to explore.

More info: Lois Bielefeld (h/t: demilked)

#1 Thursday: Frances & Joan

Thursday: Frances & Joan

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Nancy E 1 year ago

This couple looks well matched !

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#2 Monday: Joalice

Monday: Joalice

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Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

I'll have dinner with you Joalice

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#3 Wednesday: Willie Mae

Wednesday: Willie Mae

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Deb Johnston 1 year ago

Just glad I don't have to do the dusting in that room

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#4 Wednesday: Norbert & Marie-Josée

Wednesday: Norbert & Marie-Josée

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sh 1 year ago

So cute how he's looking at her!

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#5 Monday: Zoe, Dave, Emma, And Karen

Monday: Zoe, Dave, Emma, And Karen

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DaisyAppreciation 1 year ago

Hooray for outdoor dining! 🌼

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#6 Monday: Rina And Giuseppe

Monday: Rina And Giuseppe

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Deb Johnston 1 year ago

Look at that huge block of cheese

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#7 Monday: Steven And Jomo

Monday: Steven And Jomo

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DaisyAppreciation 1 year ago

Is that a suit of armor in the left corner?! It's pretty neat 😃

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#8 Tuesday: Alex, Sophia, Kathy, David, Claudia, Eva & Ana

Tuesday: Alex, Sophia, Kathy, David, Claudia, Eva & Ana

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Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

That is a FANCY dining room. Also nobody understands Ana , far right.

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#9 Wednesday: Marc & Jan

Wednesday: Marc & Jan

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Troux 1 year ago

Everything in the picture and the names suggests these are Europeans.

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#10 Wednesday: Glynis, Liam, Jorin, And Mona

Wednesday: Glynis, Liam, Jorin, And Mona

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Word Weaver 1 year ago

This is my family all the way

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#11 Wednesday: Nik

Wednesday: Nik

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Devil Kitty 1 year ago

Let the dog in

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#12 Thursday: David And Cathy

Thursday: David And Cathy

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Enomfon Asuquo 1 year ago

Awwww a beautiful couple

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#13 Wednesday: Kathy

Wednesday: Kathy

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Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

This is basically me at dinner except two more dogs on the floor LOL

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#14 Tuesday: Seynabou, Rui James And Marie

Tuesday: Seynabou, Rui James And Marie

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Nibbornay Yates 1 year ago

They all laughed out loud after the pic was taken!

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#15 Wednesday: Danno And Amelia

Wednesday: Danno And Amelia

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DaisyAppreciation 1 year ago

Cool the chairs look like those diner chairs ❤️

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#16 Monday: Paul & Linda

Monday: Paul & Linda

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Daria B 1 year ago

Looks like they prepared a plate for the photographer too. ♥

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#17 Monday: David, Felix, & Dani

Monday: David, Felix, & Dani

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Nancy E 1 year ago

Up vote for sitting at table

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#18 Tuesday: John And Janet

Tuesday: John And Janet

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Hans 1 year ago

Large table for a small room!

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#19 Wednesday: Nathaniel

Wednesday: Nathaniel

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kalle1724 1 year ago

Best Tinder Pic ever

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#20 Wednesday: Natalia And Maryanne

Wednesday: Natalia And Maryanne

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Giorgio Prodoti 1 year ago

I hate plants on the table when eating.

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#21 Thursday: Serge

Thursday: Serge

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Nancy E 1 year ago

A reader YaY !

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#22 Wednesday: Summer

Wednesday: Summer

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Spinstapink 1 year ago

Loving the bowl of crayons...

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#23 Wednesday: Ernesto

Wednesday: Ernesto

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Lili Képes 1 year ago

First week in a new apartment?

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#24 Monday: Dennis & Denise

Monday: Dennis & Denise

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Nancy E 1 year ago

Am I the only one who doesn't watch TV during dinner ?

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#25 Monday: Joel And Florence

Monday: Joel And Florence

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Blue Hippo 1 year ago

Out of salt...

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#26 Tuesday: Cheri & Allen

Tuesday: Cheri & Allen

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Nancy E 1 year ago

Highchair waiting on grandchild

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#27 Monday: Nuco

Monday: Nuco

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ADHORTATOR 1 year ago

Is this JFK on the Table? Two times?

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#28 Tuesday: Juanita And John

Tuesday: Juanita And John

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Sherrie Glendening 1 year ago

That's a lot of pills and supplements.

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#29 Monday: Eric And Sally

Monday: Eric And Sally

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DancingToMyself 1 year ago

Eric isn't happy, Sally doesn't care.

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#30 Thursday: Bob, Franki, And Joe

Thursday: Bob, Franki, And Joe

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Cordelia 1 year ago

Pot pie gang

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#31 Wednesday: Leo And Michael

Wednesday: Leo And Michael

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Rebekah 1 year ago

I call this one: Stripes and Slipcovers.

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#32 Wednesday: Colin And Makeal

Wednesday: Colin And Makeal

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Rebecca Marvel 1 year ago

I love the furniture "on a budget". Lawn chair and the wood/wicker table/chair was probably found on the curb or for $1 at a yard sale. Been there, done that!

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#33 Monday: Jude

Monday: Jude

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Christina White 1 year ago

i'll come eat with you!

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#34 Wednesday: Emilio, Rhonda, Benedetto, Skylrae, Jacomo

Wednesday: Emilio, Rhonda, Benedetto, Skylrae, Jacomo

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Monica Jfk 1 year ago

Pizza is life

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#35 Wednesday: Irena And Steve

Wednesday: Irena And Steve

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DancingToMyself 1 year ago

Will they kill each other?! :/

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#36 Tuesday: Alden & Alan

Tuesday: Alden & Alan

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DaisyAppreciation 1 year ago

Scouts! I swear, cub scouts are my spirit animals.

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#37 Wednesday: Brandy And John

Wednesday: Brandy And John

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Nancy E 1 year ago

No closeness here . Let's hope it's just the photo.

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#38 Tuesday: Matt And Ruth

Tuesday: Matt And Ruth

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jo_shortland 1 year ago

Is he waiting to be fed ?

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#39 Wednesday: Bruce, Heather And Wyatt

Wednesday: Bruce, Heather And Wyatt

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Eleanor Orser 1 year ago

Most of these photos are sad and depressing. Many alone, lots of pills, lots of pre pkg meals. Many not eating at a table or together in same room. The pictures portray dark and gloomy looking meal times. My childhood memories were loud, everyone talking and lots of laughing. Perhaps not the fine manners some think a meal should be but it was catching up on everyone's day and family time together. Miss those days!

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