Vol. 9 No. 4 - Carney's House Party

Vol. 9 No. 4 - Carney's House Party

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52nd issue of The Storybook Home Journal™. Features Carney’s House Party from the Betsy-Tacy series by Maud Hart Lovelace. 9 articles in an 8.5 x 11 in. booklet. Made & Printed in the USA. Categories: Betsy-Tacy series, Carneys House Party, Magazine, Maud Hart Lovelace & Nancy Young

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Vol. 9 No. 4 of The Storybook Home Journal

Carney's House Party


What's in this issue?

Best Foot Forward the Decorating article

Ideas for bringing charm and convenience to guests, as well as to life at home for family members.

Parties Almost Every Day the Hearth article

Recalls garden parties and other get-togethers from a century ago.

Let's Have A Spread the Kitchen article

Features recipes for quick grab-ables between meals, and first-rate summer spreads. Talks about cooking ahead and make-overs to prepare for multiple meals or snacks with minimum effort. Recipes include beans, strata, cake, dressing, yogurt.

Knowing What The Notes Mean the Music article

Presents a brief history of the origin of The MacDowell Colony, and an original composition inspired by a musical phrase from Of Br'er Rabbit by Edward MacDowell.

Daisies, And More Daisies the Garden article

Discusses having daisies in both the house and garden throughout the year. Describes numerous varieties, and discusses their qualities.

Written Neatly And Hung the Workshop article

A wall-mounted organizer (after the style of old-time hymn boards) can help with household workload and order.

Living Richly Without Being Rich the Attic article

Presents simple ideas for sharing the work of household laundry while minimizing the risk of damage to clothing.

From Our Readers the Veranda article

Presents reminiscences and samples of art and handwork.

A Simple Question the Writer's Garret article

Introduces the series of letters in which Seymore Wainscott describes the origins and nature of the home he and his wife provided for their family.

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Carney's House Party by Maud Hart Lovelace

By Al R. Young Reviewed by Nancy Young

Anyone familiar with Maud Hart Lovelace's recently reprinted Betsy-Tacy books is aware of how delightful it is to visit her fictional Deep Valley, Minnesota any time of the year. Particularly good for summer reading, however, is Carney's House Party.
Carney Sibley, a Deep Valley regular, gets top billing in a book relating the story of her engagement. Opening at the end of her Junior year at Vassar, and closing at the beginning of her Senior year, this is a sweetheart of a summer vacation story that is as well-ordered, winning, and bright as Carney herself... Read more »

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Maud Hart Lovelace's Betsy-Tacy books are like perpetual summer. They are innocent, tender, and delightful. Difficulties arise, but never overpower the residents of Deep Valley, Minnesota. Particularly not the Ray family, one of childhood literature's few intact and fully functional families.
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By Al R. Young The Carney's House Party issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios.  This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - Best Foot Forward (1 page)Hearth - Parties Almost Every Day (1 page)Kitchen - Let's Have A Spread (3 pages)Music - Knowing What The Notes Mean (2 pages)Garden - Daisies, And More Daisies (2 pages)Workshops - Written Neatly And Hung (2 pages)Attic - Living Richly Without Being Rich (1 page)Veranda - From Our Readers (5 pages)Garret - A Simple Question (4 pages)Carney's House Party is the 58th issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »

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