Girl: I love playing house! I'll bring the condoms!
Girl 1: Did you hear Jen and Mark broke up?
Girl 2: Really?
Girl 1: Yeah, she's living back at her Mom's house.
Girl 2: Well, that's what she gets for trying to play house at age 22
when children would pretend to be married and play in their doll houses referred to as "playing house".
"really jessie?!? i just got this new ken doll!"
"let's get married and play house with them!"
mother walks in
"what are you kids doing?"
"were Playing house"