Felicity Huffman stars as Lynette Scavo on ABC's Desperate Housewives.  Lynette was a career woman until she became a stay-at-home mom to raise her four children she had with husband Tom in six years.

Lynette eventually went back to work but left to work with Tom to open a pizzeria, Scavo's.  When they finally closed their restaurant, Lynette attempted to get back to work.

Oh she also was diagnoses with Hodgkin's Disease, but cancer can't take this woman down.

Lynette Scavo Quotes

Gabrielle: It's like my grandmother always said: An erect penis doesn't have a conscience.
Lynette: Even the limp ones aren't that ethical

Lynette: Now listen to me, you are going to behave. I will not be humiliated in front of the entire neighborhood. And just so you know that I'm serious, I am. (She pulls out paper)
Porter: What's that?
Lynette: Santa's cell phone number!
Preston: How'd you get that?
Lynette: I know someone who knows someone who knows an elf. And if any of you acts up, so help me I will call Santa and tell him you want socks for Christmas! All right, are you willing to risk that!?

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Desperate Housewives Quotes

I love you once. I love you twice. I love you more than beans and rice.

Mike

(After Julie discovers her parents in bed together)
Susan: I have a good explanation for all this.
Julie: Doubt it.
Susan: You probably don't know your father and Edie broke up last night.
Julie: You slept with him the same night he broke up with her.
Susan: I said it was a good explanation, not a great one.