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Volume 10, 1971: 12 Monthly Issues

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Volume 10, Issue #1: January 1971
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Beautiful Buttons...A Challenge
              by Noda May Ramsdale
    • GRACE'S SCRAPBOOK:
      Let's Go To a Timber Church
              by Grace V Schillinger
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Formal Pant Suit(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • ARTICLE:
      Word From My windowsill-
      My Feathered Weathermen
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • PATTERN:
      14" Illusion Doily
              by Glendola Hudges
    • PATTERN:
      Tatted Edging
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Flings 'n Caps(crochet,knit)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      The Ripple Cape(crochet,S/M)
              by American Thread Co
    • PATTERN:
      11 3/4" Ruffled Fairy Dell Doily
              by J&P Coats
    • POEMS:
      The New Snow
              by Flora Rossdeutscher
      Wasted Joys
              by Margaret Ullrich
      Another Year!
              by Joseph C Thomspon
      Taka a Life - Add To It
              by Harry Slocum
      Recipe For a Happy Day
              by Mrs B Mayes
      Just An Old Ragged Doll
              by Jerry Walsh
      Analyzing Our Emotions
              by Eva Beaver
      The Hapless Hobby
              by Dorothy Vernon
      Kittens
              by Marion Amedick
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Basic Sweet Roll Dough(Esther Jackson)
      Laurenes Five Minute Fudge(Mrs L Oletzke)
      Little Pies(Mary Ehrlich)
      Apple Pecan Cake
      Brown-eyed Suzan's(Mrs Ken Edlebeck)
      Steamed Chocolate Pudding
      Pound Cake(Mrs Clarence Ridden)
      Dumb Cake(Pearl Holding)
      Orange Slice - Date Bread(Mrs Alvin Koerper)
      Mothers Chocolate Cake
      Imperial Chicken
      Farmhouse Bake(Janie Jennings)
      Nalesnik(Polish Pancakes)(Mrs Marie Rogers)
      Pennsylvania Dutch Potato Filling(Mrs Ruth Sander)
      Liverwurst(Mrs C Lemburg)
      Meat Loaf Deluxe(Mrs Minnie Reinstra)
      Easy Stuffing For Chicken
      Fish Stuffing(Mrs Bess Notkin)
      Baked (Fruit) Apples(Florence Van Dalen)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Coffee Break(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Have You Tried Succulents?
              by Evelyn R Baker
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Male Side...of the Mail!
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Hearty Rice Meal(low calorie)
      Perfection Salad(low calorie)
      Sunshine Slim(low calorie)
      Lamb Shish Kabob a la California(low calorie)
      Lemon Herb Marinade(low calorie)
      Seafood Gumbo(low fat)
      Creole Sauce(low fat)
      Baked Prune Whip(low fat)
      Jellied Tomato Salad(low fat)
      Old Fashioned Pot Roast(low fat)
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      The Girl Child(Strickland W Gillilan)
      When We Were Two Little Boys(Theodore F Morse)
      What Ruined Farmer Brown(John H Yates)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • SPICE OF LIFE:
      Child's Brite Sayings,
      Embarrassing Moments,
      Pet Peeves
    • This and That(letters)
    • What's Your Problem?
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 10, Issue #2: February 1971
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Handicapped Woman Meets Life 'Head On' With a Smile- Mrs Dorothy Felsheim Jerome
              by Louise Miller
    • GRACE'S SCRAPBOOK:
      Cold Frame For Columbines
              by Grace V Schillinger
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Bridal Gown,Juliet-style Cap(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Arkansas Diamond(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • ARTICLE:
      News For Bobbin Lace Makers
              by Mrs R Harris
    • PATTERN:
      14" American Beauty Doily
              by Glendola Hodges
    • PATTERN:
      (2)Button Trim Spats(knit,crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Lollipop the Lamb Toy(crochet)
      Baby's Ball(crochet)
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Pearl Rope Necklace
              by Peggy Morrison
    • PATTERN:
      Guest Towel Edgings(1 tatting,1 hairpin lace/crochet)
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • POEMS:
      My Dear Old Rocker
              by Catherine Ryan
      Head Lines
              by Anna Buttrey
      Living TV
              by Margaret Ullrich
      What the Miracle of Love Can Do
              by Lilli M Baxter
      Father's Woes
              by Ruth J Jorgensen
      Reminisce
              by Belva D Vanbiber
      The Symbol
              by Dorothy Stevens Humphreys
      Spring
              by Lela Jane Powell
      LIttle Black Dog
              by Anon
    • Reader's Recipes:
      City Chicken(Ethel Schwartz)
      Cheesed New Potatoes(Jean Baker)
      Old World Cabbage Soup(Mrs S Novack)
      Abe Lincoln Pudding(Mrs Lucy Dowd)
      Yellow Cheese(Mrs David Moore)
      New England Boiled Dinner
      Ham and Spaghetti Ring(Ethel Schwartz)
      Pinto Bean Pie(Mrs Richard Rosenbusch)
      Calico Beans(Martha LeCoque)
      Eggnog Chiffon Pie
      Coconut Pie Crust(Mrs David Moore)
      Egg Yolk Pastry(Mrs Charles N Hodges)
      Divinity Drops(A Reader)
      Potato Chip Cookies(Mrs RB Murrell)
      Lemon Upside Down Cake(Flora Henry)
      Mint Pie Royale(Verda Ross)
      Red Velvet Cake(Mrs WM Garrett)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Male Side...of the Mail!
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Dieters' Macaroni Salad
      Calorie Counters' Noodle Menu
      Calorie Counters' Macaroni Chicken Salad
      Slim Line Macaroni Meal
      Egg Noodles with Lamb Creole
      Macaroni Diet Platter
      Spaghetti Lamb Toss
      Orange Freeze(Mrs Bonnie Lewis)
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Washing Clothes No Cinch in Old Days(Mrs CH Storz)
      How Willard Fed the Hogs(Wallace Irwin)
      The Old Slate
      Flowers Leave Their Fragrance On the Hand That Bestows Them
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • SPICE OF LIFE:
      Child's Brite Sayings,
      Embarrassing Moments,
      Pet Peeves
    • This and That(letters)
    • What's Your Problem?
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 10, Issue #3: March 1971
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Paper Doll Hobby- Jo Ann Janzen
              by Jo Ann Janzen
    • GRACE'S SCRAPBOOK:
      Children Learn From Pets
              by Grace V Schillinger
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Vest,Skirt,Envelope Clutch Purse(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Old-Fashioned Tulip Basket(pieced,applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • ARTICLE:
      From an Idea To a New Career
              by Julia M Hefter
    • TUTORIAL:
      Making Antique Doll Hats
              by Janet Gennette
    • TUTORIAL:
      Quilting Made Easy
              by Mrs JN Summers
    • TUTORIAL:
      Snip a Shiny Owl
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • PATTERN:
      13"x21" Oblong Doily(crochet)
              by Elizabeth Hiddleson
    • PATTERN:
      Gay Garden of (3)Potholders(crochet)
              by Coats & Clark
    • CORRECTION:
      Ripple Cape(crochet)
              from January Issue
    • POEMS:
      How to Combat Winter Weariness
              by Mrs AO Duer
      Truth
              by Mrs Jean Henkel
      Know Thy Neighbor
              by Gordon H Fisk
      Mountain Realms
              by Christine H Gregson
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Old Fashion Applesauce Cake(Mrs LC Grien)
      Raisin Puffs(Helen Brewer)
      Noodle Nuts(Ethel M Mears)
      Impossible Coconut Pie(A Reader)
      Prune whip Spice Cake(Bertha Steinke)
      Fig Pudding(A Reader)
      Laurene's Orange Brownies(Mrs L Oletzke)
      Mashed Potato Cake(Anna Dickerson)
      Oven Almond French Toast(Marie Thompson)
      Cabbage Roll Stuffed Wtih Sauerkraut(Mrs R Alback)
      Bacana Toasts(Monica Jarman)
      Apricot Macaroni Fluff(Anon)
      Hotpot Stew(Mrs Ernest Ross)
      Fruit and Dumplings(Mrs Walter Lautenbach)
      Aplets and Cotlets(Mrs Audrey Hobbs)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Growing Bedding Plants
              by Evelyn Baker
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Vitamin Spread
      Quick Chop Suey
      Meat and Vegetable Casserole
      Banana Pudding(Mrs Olga Krieger)
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Curfew Must Not Ring Tonight
      A Pretty Good World
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • SPICE OF LIFE:
      Child's Brite Sayings,
      Embarrassing Moments,
      Pet Peeves
    • This and That(letters)
    • What's Your Problem?
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 10, Issue #4: April 1971
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Old Quilt Blocks Collected- Estelle C Laughlin
              by Edith Enlow
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Old-Fashioned Dress with Attached Pantaloons(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      A Painted Rose Garden(painted)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Inexpensive Easter Basket and Chicks
              by Mrs Harold E Rayl
    • TUTORIAL:
      Ester Bunny(mixed media)
              by Mrs Wilma Yeast
    • PATTERN:
      Sunshine small motifs(tiling)
              by Elizabeth Hiddleson
    • PATTERN:
      Reversible Crochet Afghan
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Girl's Jeannie Yoke Dress(crochet,2-8)
              by American Thread Co.
    • POEMS:
      Aspiration
              by Frank H Keith
      In Memorium
              by AC Kuhnen
      Come As You Are
              by Gallie S Butler
      Living TV
              by Margaret Ullrich
      A Recipe for Happiness
              by Anton F Weidemann
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Easter Bread(M Kuby)
      Old Fashioned Maple Syrup Pie(Mrs Donna Matts)
      Lemon Upside Down Muffins(Mrs Bess Notkin)
      Rhubarb Crunch(Mrs Jay Moorhouse)
      Pear Custard Pie(Mrs Frank Garner)
      Rhubarb Shortcake(Mrs Irene Saunders)
      Grandma's Boiled Apple Dumplings(Mrs John Parcell)
      Country-Style Ham and Noodles(Mrs Brice Hall)
      Tuna Treasure Boats(NY Reader)
      Cheese Fondue(Anon)
      Grilled Bologna on a Stick(NY Reader)
      Beet and Onion Salad(Ethel Schwartz)
      Ann Landers' Meat Loaf
      Uncooked Honey Frosting(Mrs LeRay Oletzke)
      Brandied Fruit(A Reader)
      Date Pudding(A Reader)
      Liverwurst(Mrs E Lemburg)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Male Side...of the Mail!
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Turkey Noodle Toss
      Celery and Beef Ragout
      Low Fat Lamb Vegetable Kabobs
      Corn Muffins
      Burgundy Pot Roast
      Low Cal Strawberry Salad
      Curried Rice
      Herbed Baked Fish Steak
      Veal A La Mode
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      So Did I
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • What's Your Problem?
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 10, Issue #5: May 1971
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      The Enchanted Doll House- Mrs Hazel Shoemaker
              by Not Given
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Simple Basic Sheath(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Autumn(applique,acorns,oak leaves)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • ARTICLE:
      Sugar and Spice-Mad Hatter of Ohio Hills, Nita Kyle(was on cover of Oct. 1966 issue)
              by Nita Kyle
    • ARTICLE:
      Indian(Seminole) Piecework
              by Mrs John O Stanley
    • TUTORIAL:
      Grandmother's Perfumed Beads
              by Mrs Milo Rickets
    • PATTERN:
      Dainty Tatted Edging
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Hairpin Lace Place Mat
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      The Littlest Wishing Well(crewel embroidery)
              by Betty Robinson
    • PATTERN:
      Women's White Cable Sweater(knit,38-50)
              by American Thread Co
    • PATTERN:
      Women's Coral Shells Sweater(crochet,38-52)
              by American Thread Co
    • PATTERN:
      Rucksack Carryall(cloth)
              by Not Given
    • PATTERN:
      Baby Ripple Afghan(crochet)
              by Mrs A Johnson
    • POEMS:
      The Last Hike
              by Eunice C Vigil
      Gold Star Mother
              by Mrs Atholenne Whitrock
      Your Mother and Mine
              by Ed Pfahler
      The Circus Heart
              by Mrs Patricia S Mitchell
      Divided Generation
              by Virginia E Bush
      Signs of Spring
              by Dorothy Vernon Parchomski
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Potato Cake(Mrs Lund)
      Mexi-corn Bread(Jean Baker)
      Baked Chocolate Pudding(Mrs A Rohr)
      Vanilla Wafer Cake(Mrs LN Cummings)
      Dream Cake(Mrs Paula Bourquin)
      Boston Brown Bread(Mrs G Ingersoll)
      Carrot Cake(Mrs B Mayes)
      Pink Apple Smoothie(Mrs Lois Sparks)
      Saurkraut Salad(Edna Slaughter)
      Quick Coconut Macaroons(Mrs Gordon Ingersoll)
      Blueberry Muffins(Mrs D Turbide)
      Rosettes(Marie Rogers)
      Nita's Chocolate Sheet Cake(Mrs Ted Freitag)
      Graham Cracker Cake(A Reader)
      Rhubarb Pie(A Reader)
      Fabulous Cheesecake(Mrs Martha Castel)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Rock Landscaping
              by Evelyn R Baker
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Cranberry Dessert Salad Supreme
      Lemon Sherbet
      Celery "Linguine" and Meatballs
      Low Sodium Dill Rice
      Beef and Rice Casserole
      Green Beans and Rice Salad
      Spiced Eggplant and Potatoes
      Wheat Free Chips'n Chili Casserole
      Shrimp and Potato Soup
      Rice and Ham Snacks
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Hildegarde
      I Could Not Call Her Mother
      A Good Name
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • What's Your Problem?
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 10, Issue #6: June 1971
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Never a Dull Moment
              by Vikki Johnson
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Crocheted Sheath,Open Crown Hat(11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Peggy's Butterfly(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • PATTERN:
      Baby Bonnet and Slippers(crochet)
              by J&P Coats
    • PATTERN:
      (2)Necklaces(tatting)
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Tatted Edging
              by J&P Coats
    • PATTERN:
      14 3/4" Beads, Beads, Beads Crochet Doily
              by American Thread Co
    • POEMS:
      Little Sermon
              by Miriam J Smithers
      Home Maker's Lament
              by Louise Jackson
      The Carpenter and His Shop
              by Ruth J Jorgensen
      The Painting
              by Sandra Querry
      Does Anyone Care?
              by Bess Mayes
      The Recital
              by Bertha W Fairbanks
      The Drab Ones
              by Mrs Amy Jump
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Almond Butter Crunch(Mrs John Patterson)
      Nut Pastry(Mrs Joseph J Lukek)
      Parfait Salad(Mrs Dorothy Roberts)
      Broiled Apricot Pies(J.C. Fierke)
      Canadian Bars(Mrs Kay M Ruckman)
      Pop Ice Cream(Nrs SP Vetter)
      Yummy Divinity(Mrs Ivan Turnbull)
      Sponge Cake(Mrs Jessie N Byrnes)
      Ham-Stuffed Squash(Mrs Robert Stanley)
      Potato Starter(Leona LeMasters)
      Beef and Tomato Hash(A Reader)
      Philadelphia Pepperpot(A Phila. Reader)
      Stuffed Cornish Hens(Mrs Emma Kern)
      Tuna Meditarranean(A WH Reader)
      Baked Shrimp Sherri(Mrs Emma M Kern)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Gourmet Gardening
              by Evelyn R Baker
      Vegetable Gardening for Women Only
              by Mrs Steve Gall
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days-
      My First circus...
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Crumb Coated Drumsticks
      Chicken Wings Creole
      Baked Chicken
      Homestead Chickan and rice
      Rice
      Chicken Vermouth with Rice
      Chicken and Tomato Salad
      Silhouette Chicken Salad
              by Nancy Carter
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • SPICE OF LIFE:
      Child's Brite Sayings,
      Embarrassing Moments,
      Pet Peeves
    • This and That(letters)
    • What's Your Problem?
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 10, Issue #7: July 1971
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Hobbyist, Helen Stacey
              by Mabel Stacey
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Empire Gown(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • GRACE'S SCRAPBOOK:
      Carolina Wrens and Chickadees
              by Grace V Schillinger
    • TUTORIAL:
      Hasty, Handy Hurricane Lamp(tin cans)
              by ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Patch Pretty's Aprons(cloth)
              by Lilias A Carlson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Create a Ming Tree(bonsai)
              by Mary Anderson
    • PATTERN:
      Tatted Star Doily
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Women's Slipover(knit,34-44)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Pillow Case Motif(crochet)
              by J&P Coats
    • PATTERN:
      Bathroom Pretties(crochet)
              by Mrs Gertrude Pruss
    • PATTERN:
      (5)Crocheted Hats for Fashion Dolls
              by Irene Youngo
    • PATTERN:
      One Yard Apron(cloth)
              by Lucie Ferguson
    • POEMS:
      Anniversary
              by Margaret Ullrich
      Prisoners of Hope
              by Eva Beaver
      Mary Had a Little Lamb
              by Irene Koenig Keepin
      Crushed Petals
              by Mrs Helen Virden
      Faith Hope Love
              by Gloria Heppermann
      Sweet Liberty For All
              by Lilli M Baxter
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Fudge Nougats(Opal Barker)
      Chewy Coconut Bars(Opal Barker)
      Cabbage and Rice(Mrs Orlan Jackson)
      London Broil(A Reader)
      Candied Carrots and Onions(A Reader)
      Spicy Baked Doughnuts(Anon)
      Sour Cream Swiss Steak(Unity)
      Hamburger Buns(Mrs Fred Crawford)
      Rocks(Linda Kubas)
      Scrabble Disks(Linda Kubas)
      Hamburger Pie(Fred W Fee)
      Longhorn Cheese(Mrs Carl H Stitzel)
      Jewish Apple Cake(Mrs Mary Hintz)
      Pineapple Rice Pudding(Mrs Schulteis)
      Straw/Raspberries for Freezing(Mrs Emma M Kern)
      Frozen Strawberry Salad(Mrs Emma M Kern)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • COFFEE BREAK:
      Dolls
              by Mrs Joe Rippe
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Growing Roses
              by Velma Prentice
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Whipped Non-fat Dry Milk
      Baked Rice
      Celery and Chicken Gumbo
      Broiled Chicken with Asparagus
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Washing Day
      The Old Maid and the Burglar
      He Stubbed His Toe
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 10, Issue #8: August 1971
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Multiply the Dividends
              by Helen Hiner
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Belted robe with Slumber Cap(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Ray O' Sunshine(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • TUTORIAL:
      To Make Salt Beads
              by Mrs George Sampson
    • PATTERN:
      Snow Roses Crochet Doily
              by Mrs Merle Rasmussen
    • PATTERN:
      Cuddly Baby Dolls(cloth)
              by Lilias A Carlson
    • PATTERN:
      Roman Stripe Afghan(crochet)
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      My Mother's Healing Oil
              by Mrs Mattie Gillham
      Peace
              by Charlotte McQuerry
      Treasure
              by Margaret Ullrich
      The Old Revival Meeting
              by Anton Weidmann
      Life's Journey
              by Betty B Millar
      Life Is a Symphony
              by Dorothy Stevens Humphreys
      Bible Garden Herbs
              by Rosetta Fridley
      Buddy, My Cat
              by Bess Mayes
      Know Thy Self
              by Hampton Osborne
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Frozen Strawberry Dessert(Neoma Daugherty)
      Thousand Island Dressing(Mrs Jacob Breuker)
      Cumberland Sauce for Him(Mrs Margueride Saunders)
      Summer Cole Slaw(Mrs Anne Thurbide)
      Fig Jam(Irene McCormick)
      Blender Sour Cream Raisin Pie(Mrs W Leonard)
      Baked Spareribs With Apple Sauce(Mrs Brice Hall)
      Dad's Pot Roast(Irene Kasper)
      Beet and Celery Salad(Miss Elsie Babb)
      Potato Candy(Mabel Allen)
      Scottish Scones(Anon)
      Root Beer(Mrs Dianna Riley)
      Chow-Chow(Mrs Zigmond Yobbagy)
      Streamlined Tamales(Mrs Morris Landers)
      Austrian Plum Dumplings(Mrs Caroline Elder)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Male Side...of the Mail!
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Low-Calorie Blue Cheese Dressing
      Low Fat Pineapple Mold
      Golden Spiced Apricot Salad
      Rice Tune Salad Ole!
      Macaroni Garden Salad
      Garden Patch Salads
      Crunchy Cottage Cheese Stuffed tomato
      Fruit Salad Dressing
      Best Ever Orange Salad
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      the Little Black-eyed Rebel
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • What's Your Problem?
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 10, Issue #9: September 1971
Page Count: 64
Notes: This issue didn't have a mailing label on it, so it may be a newsstand issue, rather than a subscription issue...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Diary of a Farm Wife
              by Joyce A Bupp
    • GRACE'S SCRAPBOOK:
      Rabbits Aren't Sissified
              by Grace V Schillinger
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Egyptian Gown(knit or Crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Nine Patch Star Crib Quilt(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Fantasy Flower(clear plastic cups)
              by Mrs Harold E Rayl
    • TUTORIAL:
      Why Not Hook a Rug?
              by Lilias A Carlson
    • PATTERN:
      Primrose Paths Luncheon Set(crochet)
              by Lily Mills Co
    • PATTERN:
      Crocheted Daisy Afghan
              by Mrs Dorothy A Jerome
    • PATTERN:
      Morning Glory Afghan Skirt(crochet,10-20)
              by American Thread Co
    • PATTERN:
      Rippling Rhythm Doily
              by Lily Mills Co
    • POEMS:
      Seasons of Mother Nature
              by Bernice Tune
      Frustration
              by Julie Cooper
      Worship
              by Dorothea Hardy Proctor
      Sweet Magic
              by Mrs Muriel E Eddy
      Seventy-Times Seven
              by Betty Harbison
      Fall
              by Margaret Deschauer Johnson
      Friends
              by Liz Henderson
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Home Made Ravioli
      Mexican Prune Cake(Mrs Winifred Greenall)
      No-Bake Cookies(Mrs Marguerite Saunders)
      Italian Beef
      Onion Round Steak
      Chili Bean Chuck Steak
      Steamed Clams Sicilian(Mrs David E Osier)
      Baked Chicken(Mrs Jacob Breuker)
      Spicy Pork Roast Glaced(Mrs Brice Hall)
      Billy Sunday Pudding(Mrs C Olson)
      Wisconsin Dill Crock(Mrs Herman Diece)
      Chow Chow(Mrs C Olson)
      Tomato Catsup(Mrs John L Shroyer)
      Zucchini Pickles
      Yellow Jacket Frosting(Mrs JD Bullock)
      O Henry Bars(Marguerite Jennings)
      Fresh Cherry Cake(Florence Van Dalen)
      Fruit Catsup(Mrs Frank Dixon)
      Squaw Bread(Mrs Olga Baird)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Blushed Cauliflower
      Swiss Tune Rice Pie Wheat-free
      Oregano Rice
      Lamb and rice Skillet Dinner
      Sea Breeze Salad
      Apple Rice Toffee
      Lemon Rice Fluff
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Fatal Wedding
      One, Two Three
      Cotton Pickin Days
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • What's Your Problem?
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 10, Issue #10: October 1971
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • COVER STORY:
      Talented Homemaker, Betty Davis
              by Phil Roddy
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Clown Suit with Mask, Hat(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • TUTORIAL:
      How To Make an Apple Granny
              by Mrs Ethel Yordy
    • TUTORIAL:
      Tote-along Toy(mini dollhouse)
              by Lilias A Carlson
    • ARTICLE:
      Seed Art
              by Josephine Mesha
    • TUTORIAL:
      Smocked Bedspread
              by Miss Alice Goettleman
    • ARTICLE:
      Bobbin Lace, An Inexpensive Hobby
              by Mrs Pat Harris
    • TUTORIAL:
      A New Wrinkle in Successful Canning
              by Vollie Tripp
    • PATTERN:
      All-purpose Square Motif(crochet)
              by Elizabeth Hiddleson
    • PATTERN:
      Old Fashioned Filet Crochet Yoke
              by Bernice Cooper
    • PATTERN:
      Fish and Butterfly Potholders(cloth)
              by Wright's Trims
    • POEMS:
      Christianity In Action
              by Ruth J Jorgensen
      Autumn's Beauty
              by Marion Amedick
      A Little Girl's Dream
              by Mrs Corine T Menendez
      The Good Old Wash Days
              by Martha Horton
      The Day After Sunday
              by Evelyn M Heinz
      Love is silver; love is gold...
              by Ruth Eddy
      Questions of a Child
              by Mrs Carrie Baker
      Dance of the Goldenrod
              by Ruth J Jorgensen
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Zucchini Pickles(virginia Langenberg)
      Chicken Continental(Mrs Ruth Ellison)
      Sausage-Kraut Casserole(Mary McFadden)
      Corned Beef & Potatoes au Gratin(Mrs Marie Rogers)
      Chili(Mrs Kelly)
      Chow-Chow(Christine Hembrough)
      Pickled Squash(WH Reader)
      Turnip Cups(Florence Van Dalen)
      Cherry Delight(virginia Langenberg)
      100-Year Old Pork Cake(Mrs Charles Veldheer)
      Never-Fail Buns(Anon)
      Cranberry Orange Pie(Christine Hembrough)
      Cake Icing Made from Yolks(Mrs Albert Slack)
      Five Minute Strawberry Pies(JC Fierke)
      Fresh Apple Date Nut Cake(Mrs Morris Landers)
      Squaw Corn
      Round-Up Stew
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Starting a Perrennial Beauty
              by Rex Eidson
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Orange Cloud
      Orange Sauce
      Cranberry Relish Mold
      Zesty Broiled Orange Half
      Bavarian Cream
      Celery and Beef Ragout
      Light'n Airy Orange Tapioca
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Little Orphan Annie(James Whitcombe Riley)
      The Lost Chord
      I'll lend you for a little time...(Edgar A Guest)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 10, Issue #11: November 1971
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • COVER STORY:
      The Old and the Young(cooking utensils)
              by Sharon Winter
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Knit Skirt, Sweater(11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Sunbonnet Girl Quilt(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • PATTERNS:
      Six Easy-to-Make Gifts- Teddy, Patchwork Ball, Swedish Woven Placemats, Vinyl Tote Bag, Print Pillows, Poncho
              by Lilias A Carlson
    • PATTERN:
      Church Mouse Choir(cloth)
              by Edna Pollard
    • ARTICLE:
      Tole Painting, A Fun Hobby
              by Lillie B Boyce
    • ARTICLE:
      From Junk To "Junque"
              by Mme. Janette Runner
    • PATTERN:
      Lacy Crocheted Angel Ornament
              by Margaret Tews
    • PATTERN:
      Inflated Christmas Stocking(knit)
              by Mrs George J Pollard
    • PATTERN:
      Victoriana Crochet Blouse(8-16)
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Santa Door Stop(crochet)
      Pencil Holder(crochet)
              by American Thread Co
    • POEMS:
      Thanksgiving Every Day
              by Lilly m Baxter
      Dreams of Fantasy
              by Rubye Page
      Watchful Little Eyes
              by Ruth Sanson
      Autumn's Beauty
              by Marion Amedick
      Wise Counsel
              by Irene Koenig Keepin
      To My Children
              by Eunice M Vigil
      Grandmother
              by Mrs Dorothy Harris
      The Return
              by Miss Marguerite Jean Gordon
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Cookie Sheet Cake(Mrs Barbara Scott)
      Pork Chops(Mrs Barbara Scott)
      Busy Day Casserole(Reader)
      Carrot Salad Without Jello(Mrs Henry Poss)
      Creamed Chipped Dried Beef(Mrs T curtis)
      Tuna Cracker Pie(Anon)
      Cherry Fudge Bars(Mrs Bess Notkin)
      Dabble Cake(Mrs Cecil Green)
      Celery and Marshmallow Salad(Belva Hampton)
      Baked Spareribs(Anon)
      Cranberry Spice Cake(Anon)
      Stuffed Cinnamon Apple Salad(Anon)
      Cornbread Stuffing
      Pumpkin Chiffon Pie
      Crunch Cake
      Beet-Nik Cake(Mildred Williams)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Great Western Broiled Flank Steak
      Chicken Buttermilk Loaf
      Low Calorie Orange Banana Bread
      Fresh Oranges and Pears Dessert
      Low Calorie Lemon Chiffon Pie
      Crumb Crust
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Neighbors
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 10, Issue #12: December 1971
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      ???(11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
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      ???(applique)
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  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • COFFEE BREAK:

              by
    • GARDEN TALK:

              by
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Male Side...of the Mail!
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
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    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:




    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • What's Your Problem?
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

Volume 11, 1972: 12 Monthly Issues

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Volume 11, Issue #1: January 1972
Page Count: 64
Notes: I have a second copy of January 1972 that is a completely different cover and contents - it's either a newsstand issue, or was completely mislabeled...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Elyrian Loves to Sew, Mrs Harry Wirth
              by Joanne Deubel
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Sequined Evening Set(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
      sweetheart Ball Formal,Stole(crochet)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Hawaiian Quilt Block(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Let's Make A Purse(vinyl)
              by Mrs Ruth Ellifritz
    • ARTICLE:
      Word From My Windowsill(Sparrow Hat Styles)
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • PATTERN:
      Floral Spray Cross-stitch Pattern
              by Not Given
    • PATTERN:
      Granny Type Motif Afghan(crochet)
              by American Thread Co
    • PATTERN:
      My Pretty Red Coat(afghan Robe)
              by Lilias A Carlson
    • PATTERN:
      Teapot Hot Pads(cloth)
              by Pearl Adoree Franklin
    • POEMS:
      This New Year
              by Lilli M Baxter
      The Trundle Bed
              by Mrs CM Brennan
      Special Delivery Letter
              by Gladys Rose Hughes
      What Is Happiness
              by S Lavinia Waskey
      Winter
              by Margaret Deschauer Johnson
      The Glimpse
              by Barbara Sloan Helmer
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Apple Macaroon Pie(Jane McGee)
      Banana Biscuits(Helen Schroetter)
      Magic Mincemeat Bars(Irene Rohr)
      Angel Food Pie(Mrs RK Fox)
      Date Chiffon Filling
      Topsy Turvy Gingerbread(Leona LeMasters)
      French Toast Waffles(Mrs Richard M Olsen)
      Sweet Potato Puffs(Ellen Rider)
      Chocolate Fudge(Edna Jenks)
      Beef in Casserole
      Beef Steak Pie(Linn Bristol)
      Beef'n Hominy(Zora Waldrop)
      Quail or Doves in Rice(Mrs RK Fox)
      Pickled Eggs
      Cabbage Dressing(Mrs Gus Jones)
      Hamburger Mushroom Pie(Edna Jenks)
      Texas Chili(Mrs SP Vetter)
      Open Sesame Pie
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Egg-free Frozen Strawberry Rice Pie
      30-minute Meat and Vegetable Pie
      Tuna Florentine
      Oatmeal Nut Bread
      Orange Bread
      Rice Flour Brownies
      Coconut Puffs
      Spicy Rice
      Pink'n Pretty Parfait
      Festive Nut Balls
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Mother's Fool
      I remember when I was only four...
      A Spring Song(James Whitcomb Riley)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 11, Issue #2: February 1972
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    • FEATURE STORY:

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      ???(11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      ???(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
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  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • COFFEE BREAK:

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    • GARDEN TALK:

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    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Male Side...of the Mail!
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-








              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:




    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • What's Your Problem?
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 11, Issue #3: March 1972
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      No Time on Her Hands, Mrs Effie Madsen
              by Helen Hiner
    • TUTORIAL:
      Little Gifts Fun to Make-
      Earring Stands, Pot of Tulips, Love Apple Sachet,Tube Pencil Holder
              by Elizabeth C Faiman
    • GRACE'S SCRAPBOOK:
      Meditation In March
              by Grace V Schiillinger
    • PATTERN:
      Valentine Filet Doily
              by Lily Mills Co
    • PATTERN:
      Here Comes the Bride(11 1/2" fashion doll,crochet))
              by American Thread Company
    • PATTERN:
      Fashion Doll Ripple Cape(crochet)
              by Mrs George Ristogino
    • PATTERN:
      Crocheted Evening Bag
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Tatted Bookmark
              by Mrs Edward Randall
    • PATTERN:
      (2)Cross Stitch on Gingham Borders
              by Mrs Alma Hanson
    • PATTERN:
      Square Pillow,Cross-stitch Rose
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Cock a Doodle Egg Warmers(crochet)
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      Praise
              by Nora R Gillespie
      Little Old Doll
              by M Darlie Garber
      Heartaches
              by Jerry Walsh
      Builders
              by Mrs Helen Virden
      Women's Household
              by Mrs Raymond G Holmes
      Nature Child
              by Harriet Evelyn Hickman
      The Fullness of Love
              by Chesaline Pool
      The Bright and the Beautiful
              by Chesaline Pool
      From Reality Unto Reality
              by Chesaline Pool
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Lemon Rice Fluff(Mrs RK Fox)
      Pineapple Raisin Cookies(Edna Jenks)
      Strawberry Shortcake(Mrs George Sira)
      Fruit Dumpling Royale(Verda Ross)
      Rhubarb Shortcake(Mrs Irene Saunders)
      Tuna Treasure Boats(Anon)
      Cheese Fondue
      Rhubarb Crunch(Mrs Jay Moorhouse)
      Quick Dessert(Mrs Wesley Smith)
      Pineapple Rice Pudding(Marie Michaud)
      Cherry Chocolates(Mrs John R Buller)
      Tater Tot Hot Dish(Mrs Fred Crawford)
      Cornstarch Icing
      Bakery Icing(Mrs Emma Kern)
      Spanish Rice Salad(Mrs Joe F Naiser)
      Prune Cake
      Potato Pancakes
      Ham Loaf
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Grow a Flower Garden
              by Mrs Mildred Gott
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Applesauce Whip
      Sky-High Rice Salad
      Baked Potatoes
      Chip Nut Bars
      Rye Bread
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      The Chieftan's Daughter
      The Burial of Moses
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 11, Issue #4: April 1972
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:

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      ???(11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      ???(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
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    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • COFFEE BREAK:

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    • GARDEN TALK:

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    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Male Side...of the Mail!
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-








              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:




    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • What's Your Problem?
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 11, Issue #5: May 1972
Page Count: 64
Notes: There's a paper doll in this issue from R. Lane Herron, known well in "Doll Castle News"...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      From Happy Hobby to Career(ceramics)- Jackie Whitman
              by Hariet Boonin
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Coat,Hat,Muff Set(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Lewis' Dream Vacation(applique fishes)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • TUTORIAL:
      The Children's Easter- Bunny Cake, Easter Hen(red velvet), Rabbit Favors(marshmallows)
              by Lilias A Carlson
    • GRACE'S SCRAPBOOK:
      Is There Any Happier Bird?(house wren)
              by Grace V Schillinger
    • TUTORIAL:
      Beautiful Blinds
              by Mary Jane Pierce
    • PATTERN:
      Hummingbird in Crewel Embroidery
              by Miss Betsy Robinson
    • PATTERN:
      Snug-As-A-Bug-Bunting(cloth)
              by Peggy Morrison
    • PATTERN:
      Mr Peanuts Clown Picture(hooked with wool yarn)
              by Bernice Cooper
    • PATTERN:
      Popcorn 'n Pearl Knit Slippers
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Quick-Knit Afghan
              by Coats & Clark
    • PAPER DOLL:
      Precious Pretty(black-and-white)
              by R. Lane Herron
    • POEMS:
      Strange Visitor
              by Trudy Wallace
      The Visible Cross
              by Marion Amedick
      A Lovely Day
              by Lois I Picillo
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Easter Eggs(Mrs Anello Jordan)
      Caramel Chews(Mrs Lee Stringfield)
      Easy Ham Supper(Olive Long)
      Kentucky Jam Cake(Mrs Louise Poff)
      Grandmother's Tea Cakes(Mrs Louise Poff)
      German Almond Cake(Mrs EM Wright)
      Busy Day Butterscotch Cake(Bernice Anderson)
      Pineapple Dessert(Bernice Anderson)
      Sunday Hash
      Braised Beef(Linn Bristol)
      Delightful Cabbage Salad(A Reader)
      Lamb Cacciatori(Mrs PR Slater)
      Old Fashioned European Sheet Cheese Cake(Mrs LG Ahrens)
      Tune Rice Skillet(Tuna Research Foundation)
      Barbecued Shortribs(Mrs Helen I Abelson)
      Golden Cheese Carrot Casserole(Mrs EM Wright)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Gardening From a Wheelchair
              by Miss Jewell Cooper
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Jellied Pear Halves
      Roast Breast of Veal with Lemon Rice Stuffing
      Lemon Rice Stuffing
      Breast of Chicken Saute
      Oven-Fried Fish Fillets
      Salmon Croquettes
      Quick White Cake
      Quick Yellow Cake
      Rice Raisin Pudding
      Golden Ambrosia Rice
              by Nancy Carter
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 11, Issue #6: June 1972
Page Count: 64
Notes: ...And here we have another paper doll and an article by R. Lane Herron - turns out, there will be a series of paper dolls by Ms Herron!

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Once Upon a Doll- Mildred Razee
              by R. Lane Herron
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Fancy Pants Set(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      October Woodland(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Art of Decoupage Made Easy
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Kitty's House(cloth)
              by Lilias A Carlson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Frame Your Jewelry
              by Helen Spears
    • ARTICLE:
      Little known, Amusing Laws
              by Evelyn Witter
    • TUTORIAL:
      How to Make a Lamp
              by Donna Crefeld
    • PATTERN:
      Poncho, the Rooster(crewel embroidery)
              by Mrs Bernice Cooper
    • PATTERN:
      Buffet Doily Set(crochet)
              by Lily Mills Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Black-and-White(houndstooth?) Sweater(knit,36-50)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Ripple Cape(crochet,S/M)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PAPER DOLL:
      Tommy Tubbs(black-and-white)
              by R. Lane Herron
    • POEMS:
      Forced Justice
              by Eva Beaver
      Because You Love Her So
              by Marion Amedick
      A Weaver's Prayer
              by Mrs Ina Murray
      A Memory of Father
              by Carl L Olson
      My Most Beautiful Memory
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Million Dollar Fudge(Mrs Charles Stastny)
      Rhubarb Pie
      Rhubarb Apple Pie
      Ship Wreck(Mrs Winifred P Krugh)
      Dried Beef Casserole(Mrs Winifred P Krugh)
      Banana Ice Cream(Romine)
      Poor Man Cake(Mrs Tommy McCleland)
      Golden Dressing For Fruit Salad
      Raisin Bran Muffins(Mrs Langley)
      Bark(Mrs Helen Abelson)
      Divinity(Mrs Frank Dixon)
      Bachelor Buttons(Mrs Louise Poff)
      Rocky Mountain Cake(Doris M Waite)
      Chicken Rice Quickie(Mrs Winifred Krugh)
      O-Henry Bars(Mrs Harold Griswold)
      Friday Hurry-Up Casserole(Mrs Winifred P Krugh)
      Hazel's Pie(Mrs JV Langley)
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  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • As I Gather It(words of wisdom)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Celery and Chicken Gumbo
      Fresh Orange Whip
      Stuffed Fillet of Sole with Shrimp Sauce
      Coffee Spiced Dessert
      Sunset Salad
      Zesty Low-Cal Tomato Dressing
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Grandma
      Ballad of the Tempest(James Thomas Fields)
      A Perfect Day
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • What's Your Problem?
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 11, Issue #7: July 1972
Page Count: 64
Notes: My copy of this issue is missing a lot of pages...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:

              by
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Sleeveless Lapped-Front Knit Summer Dress(11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      ???(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Rag Rugs
              by Lilias A Carlson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Decoupage, part 2
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:

              by
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    • PATTERN:
      Crochet Motif Vest(S/M/L)
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Crocheted Window-pane Dress(10-16)
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Valentine Quilt(pieced)
              by Mrs Earnest Nicholson
    • PATTERN:
      Bleach-bottle Bags
              by Not Given
    • PATTERN:
      Party Favors(walnut shell)
              by Mrs Margaret Tews
    • PATTERN:
      Todd's Tote Bag(cloth)
              by L. Jacobs
    • PATTERN:
      Multicolor Poncho(crochet)
              by Ernestine Craig
    • PATTERN:
      Her Comes the Bride 8" Doll Dress(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PAPER DOLL:
      Precious Pretty Dolly Dithers(black-and-white)
              by R. Lane Herron
    • POEMS:
      Treasure
              by Margaret Ullrich
      Old Bill Mosher's Ford
              by Eliz. M Graham
      the 'Other' Mother
              by Dorothy Muis Rice
      The Athletic Type
              by Mabel Schwendenman
      Aspirations
              by Mrs Kenneth Welhoff
      The House
              by Bess Mayes
      Pollution
              by Mark Christie

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  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-








              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      The Hell-Bound Train
      The Tempest
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 11, Issue #8: August 1972
Page Count: 62
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  • FEATURES
    • COVER STORY:
      Lois Ehling, Happy Amateur(artist)
              by Phil Roddey
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Prom Gown(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Painted Wreath(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • ARTICLE:
      Nature Art Hobbyist
              by Alice Sears
    • ARTICLE:
      Shower Without Soaking Your Budget-
      Bridal Shower Ideas
              by Frances G Rizer
    • TUTORIAL:
      Clothespin Doll Fridgies(felt)
              by Mrs CR Wendt
    • TUTORIAL:
      Fold Over Cat Face Book Mark(felt)
              by Janice Schade
    • TUTORIAL:
      Milk Carton lantern
              by ME Wendt
    • GRACE'S SCRAPBOOK:
      August Soliloquy
              by Grace V Schillinger
    • PATTERN:
      Guest Towel with Tatted Trim
              by Myrtle M Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Doll's Sewing Chair(cloth)
              by Anna J Davis
    • PATTERN:
      Rose Filet Centerpiece(crochet)
              by Lily Mills
    • PATTERN:
      Smart Crocheted Blouse(S/M/L)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Overall Boy Quilt(applique
              by Ruby Hinson
    • PAPER DOLL:
      Auntie Gwendolyn Gaye(black-and-white)
              by R. Lane Herron
    • POEMS:
      My Daughter
              by Gladys Cranmer
      Happiness in Emerald
              by Sue Thompson
      Summer Romance
              by Bertha B Wilbur
      Try It
              by Ruth J Jorgensen
      One Soul
              by Jerry Walsh
      Eternal
              by Mrs June Pennoyer
      Does It Ever Fail?
              by Barbara Brooke
      Your Prayer For Others
              by Mrs Dan Kenney
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Lemon Crackers(Mrs George Parson)
      Green Bean Casserole with Fr Fr Onion Rings(Mrs Marlyn Strebe)
      Snow on the Mountain(M Strebe)
      Surprise Meat Patties(Kathy McGee)
      Macaroni Tuna Salad(K McGee)
      Something New for Lunch(Florence Julien)
      Quick Corn Bake(Kae Jawarski)
      Lasagne Quickie
      Mushroom Meatloaf
      Cranberry Orange Cooler
      Cherry Honey Frosty
      Blackberry Bubbles
      Maple Milk
      Chocolate Milk Shake
      Peachy Keen
      Strawberry Shortcake(Mrs George Sira)- CORRECTION
      Green Tomato Pie
      Corn Chowder(Mrs Sylvia Brunson)
      Glorified Rice(Mrs OL Seastrunk)
      Mustard Pickles
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      Music Lessons in 1924
              by Mrs Greta Quinn
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Breaded Veal Steak
      Chicken with Almandine Sauce
      Poached White Fish
      Mushroom Sauce
      Tartar Sauce
      Stuffed Acorn Squash
      Confetti Corn
      Basic French Dressing
      Yellow Chiffon Cake
      Quick Easy Hollandaise Sauce
      Sherry Almond Bavarian
      Tomatoes Rockefeller
      Cornflake and Nut Meringues
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Bidding Farewell to the Stars and Stripes
      the Old Bachelor's Sale
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 11, Issue #9: September 1972
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Mixing Business With Pleasure- Doll Collecting
              by Mrs Zelta R. Smaka
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Skirt, Fringed Slipover(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Quilting and Quilting Designs
              by Ruby Hinson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Mash Papier-Mache
      Rose Beads
      Salt Beads
    • ARTICLE:
      Creating Objects D'Art(paper mache)
              by Mrs Patricia Winson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Conversation Carpets
              by Lilias A Carlson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Morning Glories frame(for winding thread flowers)
              by Mrs Valerie P Frock
    • PATTERN:
      Mod Kids & The Old Folks(plywood dolls)
              by Peggy Morrison
    • PATTERN:
      Tatted Doily
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • PAPER DOLL:
      Meet the Petite Twins(black-and-white)
              by R. Lane Herron
    • POEMS:
      The Do and Don't of Life
              by Eva Beaver
      Reflections in Memory's Mirror
              by Kathryn E Tully
      In the Doctor's Office
              by Bess Mayes
      Bless the Little Things
              by Mrs Rachel Sanderson
      My Neighbor's Home
              by Wanda Webb
      Who
              by G.L. Kline
      God's Creatures
              by Miss Debbie Jean Favre
      A Prayer for Children
              by Charles Wesley
      Procreation
              by George E Ash
      An English Blessing
              by Anon
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Meat Turnovers(Mrs Josephie Dugan)
      Stuffed Pork Chops(Mrs Emma Jordan)
      Tuna Velvet
      Fried Corn(Mrs Victor Thompson)
      Zucchini Cartwheels
      Luncheon Pancakes with Chinese Sauce
      Potato Casserole(Kae Jaworski)
      Sweet'n Sour Franks
      Beef and Corn Casserole(Bessie Low)
      Carrot Cake with a Difference(Mrs Mable A Stevens)
      Fruit Salad(Mrs Bonnie Lewis)
      Rhubarb Strawberry Punch(Ellen Vamvakas)
      Peach Leather(Mrs T Lakanen)
      Fresh Apple Cake(Leona LeMasters)
      Chocolate Sheath Cake(Mrs Reynolds Balmer)
      Vinegar Pie(Mrs Frances McCary)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Evergreen Can Make a Difference
              by Evelyn Baker
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Old-Fashioned Ginger Squares
      Frosty Orange Freeze
      Broiled Liver Kebabs
      Hamburgers au Poivre
      Avocado and Tuna Loaf
      Hashed Brown Potatoes
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Whistling In Heaven
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 11, Issue #10: October 1972
Page Count: 64
Notes: My copy of this issue is missing several pages...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      She Makes (miniature) Furniture
              by Mrs Lester M. Williams
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Exercise Leotard(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Rose Arbor Quilt(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • ARTICLE:
      Little Known, Amusing Laws
              by Miss Dorothy Hofbauer
    • ARTICLE:
      Fine Art of Hand Spinning
              by Mrs Jean Jungst
    • ARTICLE:
      Artist Gains Recognition In Her Own Town
              by Mrs Gertrude Frye
    • ARTICLE:

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      13" Tatted Doily
              by Myrtle M. Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Two Dimensional Picture and Frame
              by Mrs Harold E Rayl
    • PATTERN:
      Cap'n Curls(crochet)
              by Peggy Morrison
    • PATTERN:
      Knitted Puff Quilt for Baby
              by Mrs Robert McGee
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    • PAPER DOLL:
      Dulcie Daring(black-and-white)
              by R. Lane Herron
    • POEMS:
      To Be Chic
              by Isabel Winner Miller
      What It's All About
              by Hilda M Rowe
      Tangled Wood-Path
              by Pearl Adoree Franklin

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  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Orchids
              by Mrs Leslie D Davidson
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-








              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      The Months of the Year
      Disputed Wisdom(Edgar A Guest)
      Two Little Children
      The Ship That Never Returned(Henry Clay Work)
      Tied Down
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 11, Issue #11: November 1972
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:

              by
    • MINI MODISTE:
      ???(11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      ???(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • ARTICLE:

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    • PAPER DOLL:
      ???(black-and-white)
              by R. Lane Herron
    • POEMS:

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  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:

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    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-








              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:




    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 11, Issue #12: December 1972
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • MINI MODISTE:
      DMA Leotard and Slippers(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Summer's Delight Quilt Block(applique butterfly)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Create Christmas Spirit By Decoration(plastic carriers wreath)
              by Jean Lyon
    • TUTORIAL:
      Beaded Ornaments
              by Olwyn Pence
    • STORY:
      The Miracle at Bethlehem
              by Anna J Buttrey
    • TUTORIAL:
      Crystal Flower Light Tree
              by Mrs Harold E Rayl
    • TUTORIAL:
      Santa & His Elves(mixed media)
              by Not Given
    • ARTICLE:
      How About an Old-Fashioned Christmas(felt tree ornaments)
              by Sue Cranford
    • ARTICLE:
      Little Known Amusing Laws
              by Mrs Ernest Ross
    • PATTERN:
      Egg Carton Reindeer
              by Mrs AW Crumpton
    • PATTERN:
      The Carollers(Bread Dough Figurines)
              by Hallie Copeland
    • PATTERN:
      Cardskets(baskets made from cards)
              by Mary Anderson
    • PATTERN:
      Styrofoam Stars
              by Mrs TJ Henley
    • PATTERN:
      Knitted Poncho and Cap(1yr-18months)
      Crocheted Poncho and Cap(1yr-18months)
              by Coats & Clark
    • PAPER DOLL:
      Meet Flossie Flirt(black-and-white)
              by R. Lane Herron
    • POEMS:
      Heart Gifts
              by Beverly J Anderson
      Tomorrow
              by Lorene Wilson
      Winter Splendor
              by Rosemary Dudlack
      The Last Call
              by H Rala Scheel
      Our Hearts
              by Marion Amedick
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Chicken Hot Dish(Mrs Mildred Kangas)
      Sighs(A Reader)
      Baked Peas(Mrs Swigart)
      Divinity
      Fancy Jello Divinity
      Maple Divinity(Mary Anderson)
      English Plum Pudding(Mrs PW Barringer)
      English Apple Pudding(Beth Wright)
      My Own Spaghetti Sauce - Correction(July issue)
      Peach Cream Pie(Irene Rohr)
      Cocoanut Mist Cake(Mrs Jimmie D Walborn)
      Almond Christmas Balls
      Fudge Bars
      Coconut Crispy Candy
      Peanut Butter chews(Kae Jaworski)
      Sweetheart Pudding(Doris H Reagan)
      Punkin Bread(Mrs DO Heiden)
      Santa Sno-Balls
      Apricot Bars(Mrs Neoma Kinghammer)
      Peach Pickles
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Rope Your Roses
              by Evelyn Baker
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Cheesecake
      Chip Meringue Crust
      Lemon Meringue Pie
      Cornflake Pie Crust
      Snow Pudding
      French Peasant Ring
      Broiler Frosting
      Deviled Broccoli
              by Nancy Carter
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

Volume 12, 1973: 12 Monthly Issues

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Volume 12, Issue #1: January 1973
Page Count: 64
Notes: I have several pages missing from my current copy of this issue - the Ruby Hinson quilt pattern, and all the recipe pages...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Unique Harvest- Gourds
              by Dorothy Getchell
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Old-Fashioned Nightgown(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Pansy Patch(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Decorative String Holders(macrame)
              by Mrs HC Johnson
    • PATTERN:
      Crocheted Shawl
              by J&P Coats
    • PATTERN:
      Praying Children Plaques(applique)
              by Doris Luecke
    • PATTERN:
      Tweed and Stripes Jacket, Skirt(knit,S/M/L)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Not To Be Missed Sweater(knit,S/M/L)
              by Spinnerin
    • PAPER DOLL:
      Precious Pretty's Mother, Peaches(black-and-white)
              by R. Lane Herron
    • POEMS:
      This New Year
              by Lilli M Baxter
      The Candidate
              by Irene Wedding-Hutcheson
      Casting Stones
              by Carrie Sue Case
      Bright Promise
              by Mrs Lorene Wilson
      Canine Cut-up
              by Gerald Johnson
    • Reader's Recipes:
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  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-








              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Utah Carl
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 12, Issue #2: February 1973
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Discards Are Her Hobby
              by Mrs Elizabeth Regan
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Hostess Skirt with Front Slit and Scoop Neck Overblouse(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
      DMA Leotard and Slippers(knit)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Morning Glory(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • ARTICLE:
      Wonderland of Dolls & Toys
              by Mrs Jeanne Morgan
    • TUTORIAL:
      Tangle-Mint Gardening and Cooking
              by Rosetta Fridley
    • PATTERN:
      Fuzzy Wuzzy Caterpillar(yarn)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Reverse Crochet Doily
              by Elizabeth Hiddleson
    • PATTERN:
      Crochet Sou'Wester Hat
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Shamrock or 4 Leaf Clover Quilt(applique)
              by Mrs JJ Hyde
    • PATTERN:
      Miss Mouse Pincushion(crochet)
              by J&P Coats
    • POEMS:
      Love Deciphered
              by Harry Slocum
      To Youth
              by Hallie Angle
      Country School
              by Fern Stock
      Crossing the Line
              by Jerry Walsh
      Angling Mates
              by Marion Amedick
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Easy cheesy Bars
      Cheese Cake Squares(Mrs EW Long)
      Ground Peanut Cake(Mrs Edward Schneider)
      Chocolate Pudding Cake(Leona LeMasters)
      Coconut Pie(Mrs Tom McDaniel)
      Spicy Applesauce Mold(Leona LeMasters)
      Little House Gingerbread(Mrs EM Pontzius)
      Stained Glass Hard Candy(Edna B King)
      Meat in a Pancake(L LeMasters)
      French Creole Gumbo(Mrs Mary Lovelace)
      Delightful Casserole(Katherine Selbert)
      Sauerbraten(Jeanne Fricke)
      Sourdough Bread(Mrs EM Pontzius)
      Indian Fried Bread(Mrs FJ Rommelfanger)
      Barbecued Sauerkraut(Mrs Roy Watkins)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Feathered Friends
              by Mrs CR Bailey
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      Tithing Day at a Country Church
              by Hazel Engh
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      fish Steaks in Mushroom Sauce
      Macaroni Chicken Salad
      Southern Fried Chicken
      Tuna Twist
      Glazed Carrots
      Tangy Lemon Cake
      Macaroni and Cheese
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Guilty or Not Guilty
      Juice of the Forbidden Fruit
      Oh, have you seen my dollie...
      Blessings(Edgar A Guest)
      The Housewife's Epitaph
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 12, Issue #3: March 1973
Page Count: 64
Notes: My current copy of this issue is missing several pages - all the recipes...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Plastercraft Hobby
              by Mary McCourt Anderton
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Hostess Skirt and Triangular Shawl(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • ARTICLE:
      Letter Writers Recall Memories
              by TE Leaman
    • PATTERN:
      Tatted Place Mat
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      10" Pineapples and Beads Doily(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Finger Puppets(felt)
              by Jane Slovachek
    • PATTERN:
      Wedding Ring Bouquet Quilt(pieced)
              by Mrs Lucy M Engelmohr
    • PATTERN:
      Child's Purse, Doll Bassinette(plastic bottle)
              by Mrs Morris Long
    • PATTERN:
      Knit Hat, Scarf
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      The Carving Tree
              by Jerry Walsh
      Nature's Calendar Spring
              by Margaret Deschauer Johnson
      What Is a Mom?
              by G Siglawski
    • Reader's Recipes:
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  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Little Known, Amusing Laws-
      Camel Facts
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-








              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      A Broken Heart
      My Old Ford
      The Battle of Shiloh Hill
      Where Mother Used to Sit(Will T Hale)
      Stand here by my side, and turn, I pray...
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 12, Issue #4: April 1973
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      A Happy Retirement- Dora Larson
              by Drucilla Wright
    • TUTORIAL:
      Have Fun with Bread Dough
              by Hallie copeland
    • ARTICLE:
      Food Symbolism of Easter
              by Lucille J Goodyear
    • PATTERN:
      Petal Pillow(cloth)
      Petal Pincushion(cloth)
              by Alice Goettleman
    • PATTERN:
      12 1/2" Swirls Doily(crochet)
              by Lily Mills Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Four Furry Pets(fur fabric)
              by Jane Slovachek
    • PATTERN:
      Polka Dot Crochet Edging
              by Mrs AH Dowdle
    • PATTERN:
      Children of the World Quilt(embroidered), Part 1-
      Poland, Japan, Spain
              by Bernice Cooper
    • PATTERN:
      Afghan Stitch Belts(crochet)
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      One Egg
              by Mrs Lynn Butler
      Don't Believe It
              by LC Cleveland
      Don't Believe This Either
              by LC Cleveland
      The visible Cross
              by Marion Amedick
      The Millionaire
              by Jerry Walsh
      Buy Some Flowers?
              by Jaye Nelson
      God Lives
              by Miss Marie Stull
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Arabic Bread(Dierdre)
      Tuna Noodle Casserole(Mrs Lee Worley)
      Salmon Puff(Winifred Krugh)
      Chicken-Que Via Lemon Sauce(Emma M Kern)
      Skillet Pie(Mrs B Gallami)
      Chocolate Syrup Brownies(Mrs Eleanor Mattson)
      Walnut Honey Loaf(Anne Thurbide)
      Corned Beef Burgers(Mrs Lee Stringfield)
      Apricot Walnut Creams(Mrs MD Reagan)
      Carrot Cookies(Mrs Tom P Smith)
      Vanilla Fudge(Perretta's Twin Tower)
      Pumpkin Doughnuts(Mrs Martha Jo Moorhouse)
      Cocoa Potato Cake(Mrs Mildred Kolar)
      Coco Cola Cake(Mrs Roger Noland)
      Mock Whipped Cream(Mrs Neoma Klinghammer)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      A Grandmother's Gift
              by Lois H Blackmun
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Slim Shrimp Salad
      Tasty Potato Salad
      Chicken a L'Orange
      Chive Parsley Sauce
      Lemon Sauce Amandine
      Seafood Parmesan
      Strawberry-Cream Cake Roll
      Dill Sauce
              by Nancy Carter
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 12, Issue #5: May 1973
Page Count:
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:

              by
    • MINI MODISTE:
      ???(11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      ???(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • PATTERN:
      Children of the World Quilt(embroidered), Part 2-

              by Bernice Cooper
    • ARTICLE:

              by
    • ARTICLE:

              by
    • ARTICLE:

              by
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              by
    • PATTERN:

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              by
    • PAPER DOLL:
      ???(black-and-white)
              by R. Lane Herron
    • POEMS:

              by

              by

              by

              by

              by

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    • Reader's Recipes:
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  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:

              by
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-








              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:




    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 12, Issue #6: June 1973
Page Count:
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:

              by
    • MINI MODISTE:
      ???(11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      ???(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • PATTERN:
      Children of the World Quilt(embroidered), Part 3-

              by Bernice Cooper
    • ARTICLE:

              by
    • ARTICLE:

              by
    • ARTICLE:

              by
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              by
    • PATTERN:

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              by
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    • PATTERN:

              by
    • PAPER DOLL:
      ???(black-and-white)
              by R. Lane Herron
    • POEMS:

              by

              by

              by

              by

              by

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  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:

              by
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-








              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:




    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 12, Issue #7: July 1973
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:

              by
    • MINI MODISTE:
      ???(11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      ???(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • PATTERN:
      Children of the World Quilt(embroidered), Part 4-

              by Bernice Cooper
    • ARTICLE:

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              by
    • PAPER DOLL:
      ???(black-and-white)
              by R. Lane Herron
    • POEMS:

              by

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  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:

              by
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-








              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:




    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 12, Issue #8: August 1973
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Rocking Young Artist- Judy Posey
              by Mary Alice Diers
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Granny Square Poncho and Skirt(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Star Spangled Animal Youth Quilt(embroider,applique)-
      Chick, Cat
              by Ruby Hinson
    • PATTERN:
      Children of the World Quilt(embroidered), Part 5-
      Portugal, (American)Indian
              by Bernice Cooper
    • TUTORIAL:
      Aprons Come Out of Hiding
              by Doris Lueck
    • TUTORIAL:
      Accordian Blinds
              by Lilias A Carlson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Butterfly Pinups
              by Helen M Peterson
    • PATTERN:
      Irish Crochet Bedspread
              by American Thread Co.
    • PAPER DOLL:
      Precious Pretty had a doll whose name was Pretty Pansy(black-and-white)
              by R. Lane Herron
    • POEMS:
      Life Style
              by Jean Martin
      Advice to the Love-worn
              by Barbara J O'Donovan
      Autumn
              by Bess Mayes
      Thank You
              by El Gilbert
      At the Beauty Salon
              by Eva Beaver
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Lime Swirl
      Mallow-Crunch Tarts
      Strawberry Pie(Leona LeMasters)
      Pear Dessert(Mrs Fred Siegfried)
      Sweet Potato Pecan Pie(Vivian Bridge)
      Salad Dressing Cake(Nancy Whiterl)
      Coffee Fluff(Mrs Elinora Moore)
      Southern Pecan Pie(Maude Selvey)
      Broiled Halibut
      Baked Salt Mackerel
      Baked chop Suey
      French Toast Cheese Sandwich(Mrs Albert Tanguay)
      Quick Tuna Pie(Mrs Jeanne Fricke)
      Shrimp ala Rockefeller
      Swiss Pie with Crab Meat Sauce
      Tomato Soup(Mrs Edna French)
      Potatoes Stuffed with Crabmeat
      Beet Jelly
      Red Flannel Hash
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Favorite Hobbies(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      A Grandmother's Gift(correction, April issue)
              by Mrs Christina Sica
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Low-Calorie Dainties
      Smothered Mushrooms
      Tomato-Chicken Salad Mold
      Deviled Egg Mold
      Beef Pinwheel
      Wonder Marshmallow
      Pink Lemonade
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      An Old-Timer Speaks
      Like the Sturdy Oak(Bera Hardman)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 12, Issue #9: September 1973
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Hobbies Are Her Bag- Nell Asper
              by Nell Asper
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Daisy Shrink, Skirt(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Star Spangled Animal Youth Quilt(embroider,applique)-
      Duckling, Dog
              by Ruby Hinson
    • PATTERN:
      Children of the World Quilt(embroidered), Part 6-
      England, Mexico, China
              by Bernice Cooper
    • TUTORIAL:
      Ice Cream Tables
              by Mabel Scott
    • ARTICLE:
      The Frog Lady
              by Mrs Ida Ruth Carter
    • TUTORIAL:
      Picture Easy Candles
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • PATTERN:
      Tatted Daisy Doily
              by Myrtle M Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Crafty Little Critters(fun fur)
              by Mrs Willard Campbell
    • PATTERN:
      11 1/2"x 17" Oval Wheat Doily(crochet)
              by J&P Coats
    • POEMS:
      the Old Fashion House
              by Lorraine A Hill
      A Bit of Eden
              by Alice Dunn
      From Right to Wrong
              by Lucille Roth
      Peace
              by Deborah Peterman
      The Quest
              by Howard J Compton
      Recompense
              by Carol Ann Kimball
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Tuna Stuffed Eggplant
      Savory Baked Lima Beans
      Smothered Hamburger Patties
      Chicken Salad Supreme
      Chilled Beet Soup
      Corned Beef and Cabbage Casserole(Mrs HG Paquette)
      Sweet and Sour Pork with Vegetables
      Clarice's Chili(Mrs Dorothy Steffen)
      Little Boston Cream Cupcakes(Dot Tanguay)
      Fresh Blueberry Pie
      Beef Jerky(Mrs Connie Norton)
      Beef Jerky(Mrs Eugene Demuth)
      Apricot and Lemon Sherbert(Mildred C Hechler)
      Angel Food Delight(Bess Mayes)
      Sourdough Bread Starter - Correction(February issue)
      Meat Tenderizer(Mrs Harold Hanson)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Orange Toast
      Molded Vegetable Salad
      Spiced Peach Salad
      Mushroom Stuffing
      Chicken'n Sprouts Oriental
      Bacon Chive Rice
      Pineapple Chiffon Cake
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      No Place For the Boys
      In the Baggage Coach Ahead
      Can I Sleep In Your Barn Tonight Mister
      Indispensable?
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 12, Issue #10: October 1973
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      In Tune With the Times- Mrs Jessie Freeland
              by Winnie Yager
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Indian Maiden(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Potted Cactus(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • PATTERN:
      Children of the World Quilt(embroidered), Part 7-
      Egypt, Arabia, Hawaii
              by Bernice Cooper
    • ARTICLE:
      Handy Hints
              by Ann Stoddard
    • TUTORIAL:
      Homemade Toilet Soap
              by Mrs EA King
    • PATTERN:
      Linen Place Mat with Tatted Corners
              by Myrtle M. Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Scroll Tablecloth(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Magnetic Fridgie(felt)
              by Mrs Exel Erickson
    • PATTERN:
      Checkerboard Hot Plat Mat and Pot Holder(knit)
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      Thanksgiving Time
              by Harriet Whipple
      Apron Strings
              by Isabel Winner Miller
      The Changing Season
              by Harriet Evelyn Hickman
      the Barn Raising
              by Shirley Love
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Stuffed Pork Chops(Mrs Emma Jordan)
      Veal Pot Pie
      "He Man" Casserole(Mrs Winifred P Krugh)
      Hash Baked with Sauerkraut(Mrs Esther Owen)
      Penny Supper(Mrs Winifred P Krugh)
      Chicken Almond Sandwiches(Mrs SP Vetter)
      Kidney Bean Cake(ML Kirby)
      7-Up Salad(Mrs Jean Worsted)
      Imperial Sunshine Cake(Ingeborg Stensby)
      Apple Whipped Cream Pie(A Reader)
      Breakfast Cookies(Lucile Denton)
      Quick Dinner Rolls(Mrs Anello)
      Party Steak
      Jambalaya(Mildred C Hechler)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      corn Crackers and Shrimp Dip
      Green and Gold Hash
      Vinaigrette Dressing
      Green Celery Noodles and Meatballs
      Swiss Steak
      Glazed Orange Angel Food Cake
      Pineapple Cheese Cake
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Just as the Sun Went Down
      Winter's Garden
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 12, Issue #11: November 1973
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Dolls That Are Real Brides- Mrs JK Giles
              by Mary Alice Diers
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Pilgrim Costume(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Mushroom Nine Patch(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • ARTICLE:
      Button Pictures
              by Mrs Joe Schmirler
    • ARTICLE:
      How to Make a Quilt(beginner's tips)
              by Mrs MH Batchelder
    • ARTICLE:
      Recycle and Save Money
              by Naomi Schooner
    • GRACE'S SCRAPBOOK:
      Blue Ridge Mountain Days
              by Grace V Schillinger
    • TUTORIAL:
      Silly Sew & Sew(wall hanger for sewig supplies)
              by Mrs David Zoromski
    • PATTERN:
      Pineapple Delight Doily(crochet)
              by Mrs Emily Nance
    • PATTERN:
      Crocheted Basket
              by Marjorie Teets
    • PATTERN:
      Mexica Motif Potholder(crochet)
              by Jeannette Whitmore
    • PATTERN:
      It's Black and White and Tasseled(crochet Bedspread)
              by American Thread Co.
    • POEMS:
      I saw him there alone in Autumn...
              by Jerry Walsh
      Elementary
              by Geraldine Tranum
      Beyond the Shadows
              by Eva Beaver
      The Fascination of a Train
              by Mrs Barbara J Polis
      Ode to Cat
              by Marie Stull
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Pineapple Barbecue Spareribs(Marlo Baker)
      Hungarian Chicken(Mrs MA Beecher)
      Chicken Hawaiian(Miss Carolyn Bernstein)
      Rice Casserole
      Meatballs Supreme(Charlotte Jones)
      Hawaiian Casserole
      Hot Turkey Salad(Elmina Holden)
      Raw Cranberry Relish
      Beef Vegetable Loaf
      Bacon Wrapped Shrimp
      Marshmallow Cream Fudge(Pauline Keller)
      Divinity(Mrs Pauline Keller)
      Raisin Cream Pie(Mrs George H Abbott)
      Carrot and Cheese Casserole(Nora Lee Moore)
      Pumpkin Cookies(Marion Bousquet)
      Date Nut Fingers(M Bousquet)
      Brandied Fruit
      Honey Crackle(Mamie Crews)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      Re-Living the Good Old Days- Rollag, Minnesota
              by Jean Jungst
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Ham and Cheese Rice Balls
      Irish Potato Ring
      Spaghetti Bake
      Eggless Orange Cake
      Mandarin Rice Salad
      Almond Chicken
      Sift'n Stir Chocolate Cake
      Marshmallow Krispy Treats
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      America For Me(Henry Van Dyke)
      The New Arrival(George W Cable)
      Old Things(Everett W Hill)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 12, Issue #12: December 1973
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Year 'Round Christmas Hobby- Mrs Laurence Drehmel
              by Mrs Laurence Drehmel
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Holiday Dress(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      The Old Rugged Cross(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Scented Soap Hangers
              by Peggy Morrison
    • TUTORIAL:
      Satin Ribbon Christmas Rose Ornaments
      Maharaja Skirt
              by Violet Tomm
    • PATTERN:
      (4)Lacy Tatted Handkerchiefs,one Butterfly Corner
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Man's Half Mitten(knit)
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      An Old Fashioned Christmas
              by Harriet Whipple
      A Night in Bethlehem
              by Lilly Johnson
      Treasure Chest
              by Ola Feighner
      Meditation
              by Lucy Goodnight
      A Special Place
              by Anton F Weidemann
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Lancashire Hotpot
      Turkey Corn Pudding
      Lizzie's Tuna(Mrs Irwin Kenedy)
      Corned Beef Casserole(Daurice Wiemers)
      Grandad's Fresh corn Casserole(Mrs Mary D Young)
      Chinese Ham Balls with Sauce
      Fruited Ginger Sauce
      Red Cabbage Skillet
      Boiled Apple Dumplings
      Baked Apple Dumplings
      Applesauce Fruit Cake
      Mincemeat Walnut Pudding
      Nut Horns
      Crescents
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Tuna Mold
      Beef Choufleur
      Celery Cantonese
      Lemon Jubilee
      Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
      Oriental Mushroom Soup
      Shrimp Tarragon with Pimiento Rice
      Salmon-Onion Sandwiches
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Beautiful Snow
      The Stockings, The Stockings
      The Old Grudge
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

Volume 13, 1974: 12 Monthly Issues

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Volume 13, Issue #1: January 1974
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      A Quilting Bee
              by Evelyn Johnson
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Pleated Skirt and Pullover(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Whirling Fan(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • ARTICLE:
      Scissor Snipping Silhouettes
              by Mary Gordon Bernhardt
    • TUTORIAL:
      The Pressed Quilt
              by Elsie Penniman
    • TUTORIAL:
      Lavender Sticks
              by B Lindgren
    • PATTERN:
      (cloth)Luscious Strawberry and Wild Plum Placemats
              by Mrs Anne Szalavary
    • PATTERN:
      Crochet Popcorn Beret
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Knitted Beret
              by DuPont
    • PATTERN:
      (3)Narrow Edgings(crochet)
              by J&P Coats
    • POEMS:
      Christmas is Over
              by Harriet Whipple
      My Little Friend
              by Bertha B Wilbur
      Vesper Bells
              by Irene Larsen
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Cream Cheese Dainties
      Miami Beach Birthday Cake
      Three Sherbet Dessert(Mrs Russell Nicholls)
      Pecan Fruit Pie(Gladys Armstrong)
      Orange Delight(Virginia Gomes)
      Heavenly Hash(Ethel Gane)
      Vegetable Cake(Mrs Ballew)
      Cranberry Crunch
      Holiday Turketti(Elizabeth S Lawson)
      Chicken & Corn Casserole(Ruby Kolb)
      Cottage Noodle Bake(Ruby Kolb)
      Sailor's Baked Dinner(Mr James Lesniak)
      Sportman's Casserole(Mr James Lesniak)
      Tonnarelli(Mrs George Alleman)
      Caesar's Salad(Mildred C Hechler)
      Turnip Kraut
      Frozen Strawberry Salad- Correction
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Chicken'n Sprouts Oriental
      Beefy Mushrooms
      Teriyaki Slim'n Trim Salad
      Paprika Dressing
      Oriental Dressing
      Orange Gel
      Salmon Mousse
      Tomato Vegetable Aspic with Low Calorie Russian Dressing
              by Nancy Carter
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 13, Issue #2: February 1974
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Make Your Own Decals
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Formal Fringed Kutu(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Waterlilly Wreath(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • PATTERN:
      Woven-Crocheted Shawl
              by coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      Winter Magic
              by Marion Amedick
      The Valentine Box
              by Margaret Deschauer Johnson
      The Invisible Link
              by Jerry Walsh
      Middle Age Lament
              by Sylvia Kirby
      Who Knows
              by Mildred Summers
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Sweet and Sausage Casserole(A Reader)
      HOng Kong Beef(Mrs Nancy Yarbrough)
      Tuna Rice(Ruby Kolb)
      Hot Dog Pouches(Mrs Nancy Yarbrough)
      Ham Souffle(Mrs Nancy Yarbrough)
      Italian Meat and Vegetable Dish(Mrs Anthony Iemma)
      Florida Orange Meringue Pie(Lucille Denton)
      Orange Juice Cake Surprise(Lucille Denton)
      Frozen Cranberry Salad(A Reader)
      Peanut Butter Pinwheel Candy(Lois Danner)
      Apple Macaroon Cake(Kay Betlock)
      Lime Pie(Beverly Anderson)
      Dream Cherry Salad(Dorothy Watson)
      Coffee Bars(Mrs Janice S Best)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Golden Salad
      Pepper Steak Caballero
      No-Egg Muffins
      Jellied Gazpacho
      Mushroom Slimburgers
      Turkey-Cranberry Sandwiches
      Rice Jardin
      Texas Hamburgers
      Shrimp Chili Mold
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Selling the Baby
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 13, Issue #3: March 1974
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Plastic Bottle Heyday
              by Mabel Stacey
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Layer Look Sweater Set(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Bouquet of Tulips(painted,embroidered)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • ARTICLE:
      Carolina Wrens Chose Us!
              by Grace Schillinger
    • ARTICLE:
      Will the Rare Doll Please Stand Up?
              by R. Lane Herron
    • PATTERN:
      (2)Crochet Edgings
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN CORRECTION:
      Crocheted Basket Handle
              by Mrs Nina L Willis
    • POEMS:
      The Road to Life
              by sister Adeline Puccinelli
      The Photographic Heart
              by Marjorie Peters
      My Love and You
              by Raymond Stark
      Johnny's Imagination
              by El Gilbert
      To My Mother's Antique Doll
              by Jane Vails
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Meat'n Vegetable Casserole(Mrs Eleanor Moore)
      Clam Cakes(Mrs Eleanor Moore)
      Oriental Chop Suey(Mrs James Lesniak)
      Mock Meat Loaf(Maria T Vaccari)
      Dried Beef Casserole(Mrs Clifford Gillis)
      Barley Beef Casserole(Alwilda Dolezal)
      Succotash Chowder(Leona LeMasters)
      Soy burgers(Mrs AT Thomas)
      Grandma Kennedy's Yeast Cakes
      Yeast Cakes
      Orange Raisin Cake
      Lemon Cream Parfaits
      Chocolate Pound Cake
      Baked Doughnuts
      Orange Smash(Mrs Frances Ham)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Meal In a Salad Bowl
      Tomato Aspic with Tuna
      Fruited Cole Slaw
      Beef Stew
      Cabbage Roll
      Chicken Supreme
      Fish and Noodles
      Baked Custard
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Company's Song(Evelyn Lamphier)
      The Modern Belle
      November(Alice Carey)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 13, Issue #4: April 1974
Page Count: 64
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Recycling Nothing New to This Hobbyist- Character Dolls
              by Alta Folkers
    • QUILTS:
      Embroidered Flower Quilt(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • TUTORIAL:
      (3)Egg Cozies
              by Mrs David Zoromski
    • TUTORIAL:
      How to Make Hungarian Easter Eggs(Pysanky)
              by Mrs Dot Major
    • TUTORIAL:
      Brandy Snifter Bunnies
              by D Zoromski
    • TUTORIAL:
      New and Different Easter Egg Trees
              by Fay Sears
    • TUTORIAL:
      India-Type Mirror Cloth Embroidery
              by Mrs Norma Frieze
    • PATTERN:
      14 1/2" x 10 1/2" Tatted Oblong Doily
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Felt Pancake Bunny Toy
              by Mrs Martha M Taylor
    • PATTERN:
      My Favorite Necktie Quilt(pieced)
              by Mrs Lula Bright
    • PATTERN:
      Peter Rabbit Crib Toy, Pot Holder(flannel)
              by Jen Kost
    • POEMS:
      Consider the Lilies
              by Miss Marie Stull
      It's Great to be a Grandma
              by Bertha M Dorr Raines
      Portrait of Spring
              by Irene Larsen
      Easter Lily
              by Ruth J Jorgensen
      Did the Master Pass This Way?
              by Eva Beaver
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Iowa Buttermilk Pie
      Buttermilk Pineapple Sherbet(Mrs Billie F Clark)
      Delicious Pineapple Dessert(Maxine Ballew)
      Apricot Cream Cheese Delight(Mrs Clifford Tremblay)
      Emily's White Fruit Cake(Emily Korinek)
      Mock Pumpkin Pie(Mrs Paul Zanolli)
      Maple Nut Drop Cookies
      Butter Tart Pan Squares
      Strawberry Cream Pie
      Meatless "Meat" Balls and Spaghetti(Mrs Marion Calhoun)
      Walnut Roast
      Lentil Loaf
      Scalloped Salmon and Noodles(Emma Stafford)
      Three Corners(Pauline Wilmot)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Cranberry Orange Relish
      Molded Fruit Medley
      Shrimp Artichoke Salad
      Spinach'n Radish Salad
      Tomato Catsup Salad Dressing
      Veal Scallopini
      Broiled Flounder
      Peach Souffle
      Beefy Mushrooms
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Easter Lilies
      Somebody's Mother
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 13, Issue #5: May 1974
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      No Conflict of Interest Here
              by Frank and Hazel Lukens
    • MINI MODISTE:
      The Hooded Coat(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Colonial Lady(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Birdhouse Welcome Sign
              by Clarence P socwell
    • PATTERN:
      Buttercup and Cornflowers Baby Set(knit)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Tank Dress(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Greeting Card Bonnet
              by Miss Josephine Mesha
    • POEMS:
      Plowing Time
              by Mrs Myrtle Carpenter Miller
      Miracles
              by Regina M Caulk
      The Wiser Choice
              by Mrs Rose Mary Warren
      Tossed Salad
              by Maurine Wagner
      An Ode to Shut-ins Everywhere
              by Rev. RE Hooper
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Blackberry Jamboree(Goldie Omlor)
      Italian Cheese Cake(Mrs Anthony Bianchini)
      Orange Caramel Fudge(Ethel Savage)
      Nabisco Pie(Lucille Denton)
      Salt Pork Cake(Mrs TF Curtis)
      Rhubarb Jam
      Rhubarb Preserves(Mrs H Williams)
      Soft Molasses Cookies(A Reader)
      Cherry Pudding(Maxine Ballew)
      Perfect Rib Roast of Beef(Kay Betlock)
      Hominy Au Gratin(A Reader)
      Baked Fish Casserole(A Reader)
      Frozen Waldorf Salad(Mrs Joseph W Scott)
      Ham and Noodles(J Killingbeck)
      Hamburger Rice Casserole(Mrs Betty Wearth)
      Black Walnut Roast
      Italian Vegetarian Meat Balls
      Golden Egg Casserole(A Reader)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)-
      Collecting Thimbles(Virginia Gomes)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Pepper Steak
      Cucumber Lamb Roast
      Lamb and Rice Salad
      Silhouette Salad
      Mushroom Puffs
      Spinach Tomato Soup
      Jellied Tomato Bouillon With Sherry
      Mushroom Salad
      TruFruit Jubilee
      Low Calorie French Dressing
      Flank Steak with Herb Sauce
              by Nancy Carter
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 13, Issue #6: June 1974
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Nun Turns Trash to Treasures- Sister Martha Schwertner
              by Mary Alice Diers
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Seed Stitch Jacket, Skirt(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Friendship Quilt(Pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • ARTICLE:
      Garage Sales- A Primer for Beginners
              by Barbara Wilkison
    • TUTORIAL:
      Paper Beads
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • PATTERN:
      Guest Towel with Tatted Trim
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Strawberry Tea Towel(embroidery)
              by Betsy Robinson
    • PATTERN:
      Single Weddig Ring Quilt Block(pieced)
              by Mrs Verla Cootley
    • PATTERN:
      Durable Door Mat(braided rugs)
              by Not Give
    • POEMS:
      A Matter of Fashion
              by Isabel Winner Miller
      Heirlooms
              by Billie L Quillen
      Soliloquy of a Beholding Soul
              by Sylvia Kirby
      Faith and Truth
              by Eva Beaver
      Faraway Places
              by Ola Feighner\
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Poultry Stuffed Peppers(Dardenelle)
      Rice Broccoli Casserole(Mrs Carl Martin)
      Muskogee Stew(Sharon Maloy)
      Hamburger Pie(Mrs Shirley B Wells)
      Shrimp and Olive Cheese Custard
      Bar-B-Q Country Style Spare Ribs(Mrs Hobart J Murdock)
      Jiffy Shrimp Skillet(Mrs Irvin H Kennedy)
      Old Reliable Mayonnaise(Mrs Lester Newell)
      Frosted Sunshine Salad(Mrs Jack D Williams)
      Sweet Potato Casserole
      Caramel Walnut Roll
      Eggplant Casserole
      Peanut Butter Delight(Mrs Eddie L Wells)
      Cherry Macaroon Cookies(Mrs Verlon Denton)
      Rhubarb Salad
      Cool Whip Pie(Mrs John Colwill)
      Eggplant Casserole(Mrs Jessie Dixon)
      Tuna Casserole(J Dixon)
      Asparagus Casserole(J Dixon)
      Escalloped Cheese ad Haddock(J Dixon)
      Eggplant Casserole(Mrs Jessie Dixon)
      Tuna Casserole(J Dixon)
      Asparagus Casserole(J Dixon)
      Escalloped Cheese and Haddock(J Dixon)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Cheese Sauce
      Baked fish with Rice and Egg Stuffing
      Meat or Poultry Stuffing
      Rice Pudding
      Marmalade Sauce
      Pineapple Rice
      Snow Peak Frosting
      Baked Frosting
      Applesauce Cake
      Peach Jubilee
      Canadian Bacon Griddle Cakes
      Calas
      Liver Sausage Dip
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Grandma's Rocker
      A Grandmother Explodes(Edgar A Guest)
      Maytime is Spring Cleaning Time
      Won't You Come Over to My House
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 13, Issue #7: July 1974
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Crafts and Local History Books Simmer In Summer Kitchen
              by Evelyn Johnson
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Reverse Stockinette Stitch Summer Dress(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Windmills and Squares(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Fake China Medallions
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      Doll Fashions Designer- Mrs Glenn Moir
              from Iowa Sentinel
    • GRACE'S SCRAPBOOK:
      Children Learn by Watching
              by Grace V Schillinger
    • POEMS:
      Summer
              by Harriet Evelyn Hickman
      This I Know
              by Daisy M Coates
      The Trail Behind
              by Jerry Walsh
      A Sparkling Touch
              by Helen M Peterson
      Inexplicable
              by Clarissa Holmgren
      Common Things
              by Mrs Nellie Marie King
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Toasted Tuna Tantalizers
      Yorkshire Steak
      Sea Coast Fish Scallop(E Phillips)
      Zucchini Corn Casserole(E Lueke)
      Brussel Sprouts with Oranges
      Tomato Gumbo(Marie Rogers)
      Hamburger-Cabbage Casserole(Mrs Joseph W Scott)
      Navajo Squaw Bread(Agnes Laurence)
      Pizza Dough
      Sauerkraut Candy(Mrs Shirley McHale)
      7-Up Party Salad(Mae Severin)
      Poor Man's Pecan Pie(Frances Barber)
      Pineapple Pie Filling(Mrs Arthur L Whitehill)
      Pink Cloud Cake(Mrs Helen M Corrington)
      Yum-Yum Ice Cream(Mrs Cassie Eugenia Tartoue)
      Ice Cream Dessert
      Grandma's Johnny Cake(Mabelle B Eno)
      Corn Chowder(Mabelle B Eno)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      No Egg Jelly Muffins
      Jellied Clam-Tomato Soup
      Cucumber and Grapefruit Mold
      Lamb Patties Hawaiian
      Jellied Sherry Meat Garnish
      Stuffed Mushrooms Gazpacho
      Kebabs
      Rice Au Gratin
      14 Calorie Mushrooms
      Waffles
      Onion Dill Biscuits
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Good-by, Proud World(Ralph Waldo Emerson)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 13, Issue #8: August 1974
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Handicraft Shop Fulfills Dream- Kay Derr
              from Grit City News
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Fringe Fancy Evening Gown(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Cut Diamonds(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Miniature Flower Baskets
              by Margaret Tews
    • ARTICLE:
      "With It" Art- Bessie Coller
              by Winnie Yager
    • TUTORIAL:
      Happiness is Making a Pearl Bracelet
              by Mrs Ethel W Hanft
    • ARTICLE:
      My Hobby House Has Grown!
              by Anna L Fry
    • PATTERN:
      Snail Quilt(pieced)
              by Mrs Marler
    • POEMS:
      Jewels of Time
              by Jerry Walsh
      Inflation
              by Harry Slocum Tordoff
      If I can Take
              by Cordell Albertson
      Shadows on the Wall
              by Carol Dalley
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Lady Fingers(Elsie Swanson)
      Apple Macaroon Pudding(Elsie Swanson)
      Easy Cinnamon Rolls(Mrs Mary Phillips)
      Moist Devil's Food Cake(Mrs Mary Phillips)
      Coffee Fluff(Mrs Elinore Moore)
      Mock Pecan Pie(Jennie R Henning)
      5-minute Peanut Butter Fudge(Mrs Eddie L Wells)
      Cola Salad(A Reader)
      Four Bean Salad(A Reader)
      Hamburger Rice Casserole(Mrs Betty Wearth)
      Jellied Beet-Pineapple Salad
      Delicious Salad(Winifred Krugh)
      Garbanzo Loaf(Mrs Marion Calhoun)
      Stuffed Eggplant(Mrs Jayne Zeal)
      Beef Spaghetti Casserole(E Phillips)
      Zucchini Bread(dark)(Mrs PE Kaldenberg)
      Lobster Roll
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Molded tomato Relish
      Orange Whip
      Two-Layered Spanish Cream
      Zesty Lamb Shoulder Chops
      Tuna Loaf
      Lamb Loaf
      Peach Nectar Salad
      Chicken Aspic
      Carrot and Celery Salad
      Chicken Vegetable Soup
              by Nancy Carter
    • Baking Your Way to Success(recipes):
      Nun's Cake
      Fig Cake
      Persimmon Spice Cake
      Never-Fail Cake
      Tomato Cake
              by Cassie Eugenia Tartoue
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      At the Stile
      Little Black Mustache
      The House With Nobody In It(Joyce Kilmer)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 13, Issue #9: September 1974
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Chair Caning, A Profitable Hobby
              by Eva M Fabris
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Beaded Dress(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • ARTICLE:
      Things To Do While Talking On the Phone
              by Ramona Warren
    • ARTICLE:
      Living Free and Easy
              by Ruth Burke
    • PATTERN:
      Knitting Needle Case(crochet)
      Hot Plate Mats(crochet)
      Luncheon Mat(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      "Daisy" Hot Plat Mat, Pot Holders(crochet)
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      The Patchwork(quilt) Rage-
      Devil's Claw(pieced)
      Cockscomb(pieced)
              by Bernice Cooper
    • POEMS:
      A Moment With God
              by Pauline M Robison
      A Gift of Love
              by Pat Cagle
      The Button Box
              by Mrs Dorothy Joyner
      An Old-Fashioned Garden
              by Mildred Urton Koch
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Fresh Tomato Relish(Mrs Elinore Moore)
      Pickled Peppers(Mrs Morris Fullerton)
      Watermelon Preserves(Mrs Fred Wigant)
      Persimmon Jam(Annagrace Younglove)
      Favorite Hot Chicken Salad(Mrs Mildred Greischer)
      All Protein Meatless Patties(Mrs E Lueke)
      Broiled Apricot Pies(A Reader)
      Hamburger-rice Casserole(Mrs Swanson)
      Meat Balls(Erma Frantsen)
      Cantaloupe Preserves(A Reader)
      Raspberry Jam(Mrs Elsie Klahn)
      Fruit Cocktail Cookies(Winifred Krugh)
      Persimmon currant Loaves(Annagrace Younglove)
      Nescafe Cake(Kathryn Manship)
      Billy Goat Cookies(Lucille Denton)
      Arleen's Wheatgerm Brownies(Gail Reed)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Creamed Tuna
      Barbecued Chicken Legs
      Fish Bake Fantasy
      Peach Delight
      Coffee Jelly
      Pineapple Dressing
      Stuffed Celery
      Herb-Fried Chicken
      Broth Pick-up
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Painted China
      The Gypsy's Warning
      Answer to "The Gypsy's Warning"
      Decision in "The Gypsy's Warning"
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 13, Issue #10: October 1974
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Collector of Fancy Combs, Hair Pins and Hat Pins- Doris Thompson
              by Phil roddey
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Zigzag Patterned Pullover, Skirt(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Double Hibiscus(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • PATTERN:
      Tatted Necklace
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Pink Elephant Fridgie(felt)
              by Thelma Henley
    • POEMS:
      Wishing
              by Mary E Matthews
      Friendship Correspondence
              by Mrs John Little
      On Halloween
              by Harriet Whipple
      When the Cost Is on the Pumpkin
              by Mrs Lura Cornette Neptune
      Autumn Visitor
              by Marion Amedick
      Eden Is Any Garden
              by Pearl Hand Cockrell
      Surprise!!
              by Ardith N Stones
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Dilly Beans(A Reader)
      Chicken Spaghetti(A Reader)
      Baked Zucchini(A Reader)
      Baked Celery(Mrs James Jenkins)
      Freezer Slaw(Miriam Davis)
      Quick & Easy Casserole(A Reader)
      Stuffed Eggplant(Mrs Jayne Zeal)
      Sweet Potato Salad(Joyce Cofield)
      Moist Devil's Food Cake(Mrs Mary Phillips)
      Raspberry Jam(Mrs Elsie Klahn)
      Different Choc-kraut Cake(Mrs Robert Malcom)
      Northern Cracklin' Bread
      Marmalade Pudding
      Orange Sauce
      Doughnuts(Joyce Civitti)
      Peanut Butter Candy
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Chicken Italiano
      Chicken and Rice
      Lemon Broiled Fish
      Tunaroni Casserole
      Chicken 'n Pineapple Sandwiches
      Sardine Sandwich
      Peanut Butter and Tomato Sandwiches
      Basic White Sauce
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      To the Man Who Takes My Place
      Age
      A Bit of Fancywork(Dr TF Hildreth)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 13, Issue #11: November 1974
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      A Hobby to Inspire All "Dollers"-Syrup Bottle dolls
              by Mrs Elva L Wheeler
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Mandarin Styled Lounging Pajamas with Frog Closures(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Fairybell Wreath(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • PATTERN:
      Bonnet Potholders(crochet)
              by Mrs H Mack
    • PATTERN:
      Variegated Wool Pillow(crochet)
              by Helen Mack
    • PATTERN:
      Ladies Wool Toque(crochet)
              by Helen Mack
    • PATTERN:
      Drapery Ring Framing
              by Jean Lyon
    • POEMS:
      A Am Thankful
              by Marion Amedick
      Journey's Reward
              by June J Brown
      The Midnight Visitors
              by Carol Spurr
      Dreams of a Daughter
              by Barbara Hunt
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Glazed Ham Rolls
      Pennsylvania Dutch Bellylaps
      Harvard Carrots
      Maple Flavored Sweet Potatoes
      Carrot Salad(Mrs Catherine Reinbolt)
      Mushroom-Giblet Stuffing
      Veal Loaf(Jean Morgan)
      Pickled Eggs and Hot Dogs(Mrs Rose Nesvacil)
      Easy Casserole(Mrs Winifred P Krugh)
      Date Nut Roll(Mrs Shirley Wells)
      Cornmeal Cookies(Mrs George H Abbott)
      Date-Rice Pudding(Jean Morgan)
      Old-Fashioned Plum Pudding
      Lemon Sauce
      Pecan Balls(Dot Tanguay)
      Crackling Fruit Cake(Mrs Edna Clark)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Cucumber Salmon Ring
      Beef Burgundy Stew with Rice Verte
      Crown Roast or Pork with Rice D'orange
      Hickory Barbecued Leg of Lamb
      Lemon Chiffon Pie
      Wine Jelly
      Garlic Bread
      Pineapple Chiffon Cake
      Saucy Beans
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Are All the Children In?
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 13, Issue #12: December 1974
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Decorate Your Tree With Your Treasures
              by Mary and Leonard Kennedy
    • QUILTS:
      Cobblestone Flower(Iris) Garden(pieced,applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • ARTICLE:
      Christmas Customs Around the World
              by Mrs Amy Jump
    • ARTICLE:
      Decorating Stationery, Her Specialty- Melissa Robbins
              by Melissa Robbins
    • ARTICLE:
      A Christmas-Crafty Family- Mary Jane Whitman
              by Mary McCourt Anderson
    • ARTICLE:
      Christmas Minis
              by Mabel Stacey
    • ARTICLE:
      A Christmas Legend: The Bird's Nest
              by Jean Jungst
    • PATTERN:
      Mr and Mrs Claus Card Holders
              by Nova L Lee
    • POEMS:
      Christmas Again
              by Harriet Whipple
      Renewel
              by Norma Sundberg
      Who Pays the Price
              by Jerry Walsh
      A Christmas Miracle
              by Beverly J Anderson
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Creamed Ham in Baked Squash
      Turkey Casserole
      Scalloped Potatoes and Franks(Mrs Robert Slater)
      Beef-Tomato-Macaroni Medley(Ellen Reid)
      Johnny Mazette(Mrs James P Wilson)
      Prince of Wales Cake(Miss Minnie Raabe)
      Magic Avocado Pie(Mrs Iva Thomspon)
      Strawberry Jell-o Salad(Irene Tremblay)
      Two-Tone Fudge(Mary Dunn)
      7-Up Holiday Salad(Mrs Juanita Bonino)
      Bakery Shop Cookies
      Steamed Christms Pudding(Mrs Jean Phillips)
      Clam Dip
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)-
      Herbs for Special Diets
              by Rosetta Fridley
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Dried Beef with Rice
      Beef Julienne with Asparagus
      Zippy Deviled Eggs
      Rice and Cabbage soup
      Lime Snow
      Custard Sauce
      Orange Prune Bread
      Zero Salad Dressing
      Lemon Bavarian
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      the Old Bachelors' Sale(Miss Davidson)
      Bessie's Christmas Wish
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

Volume 14, 1975: 12 Monthly Issues

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Volume 14, Issue #1: January 1975
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      A Doller's Work- Romalea Jackson Lewis
              by Wilber Helen Lewis
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Old-Fashioned Panel Lace Front Dress(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Cobblestone Flower(tulip,pansy) Garden, part 2(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Eyeglass Holders for the Nightstand(recycled gift box)
              by Jane Scherer
    • TUTORIAL:
      Sunbonnet Girl Note Cards
              by Mrs HD Buffington
    • ARTICLE:
      Sewing for Barbie
              by Janice Rader
    • TUTORIAL:
      Wall Hanging Sewing Caddy
              by Joan Bressett
    • PATTERN:
      Original Tatted Doily
              by Myrtle M Hamilton
    • POEMS:
      Gifts
              by Mrs Ann Jolly
      Ageless Emotion
              by Anton F Weidemann
      The Wishing Well
              by Bess Mayes
      Blues of a Handyman's Wife
              by Bessie M Scheitler
      The Book of Time
              by Evelyn C Vinal
      Many Blessings
              by Lilli M Baxter
      Shady Maples
              by Alice Dunn
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Florida Hush Puppies(Mrs Floyd Hill)
      Hopping John
      Dream Delight Salad(Mrs CJ Hancock)
      Pickled Beets
      Chicken Loaf(Janis Knell)
      Spaghetti Melanzane
      Rueben Casserole(Ramona Klapping)
      Sourdough Hotcakes(Doris W Weinsheimer)
      Sourdough Waffles(Weinsheimer)
      Sourdough Bread(Weinsheimer)
      Sourdough French Bread(Weinsheimer)
      Sourdough Wheat Bread(Weinsheimer)
      Sourdough Muffins(Weinsheimer)
      Sourdough Casserole Bread(Weinsheimer)
      Sourdough Chocolate Cake(Weinsheimer)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days:
      I Remember the Depression
              by Luilla Thompson
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Red Cabbage Perfection
      Veal Cutlet Macaroni Dinner
      Macaroni and Cheese
      Lobster and Spaghetti
      Spaghetti with Chili Frankfurter Sauce
      Noodles with Meat Sauce
      Noodle Drumstick Dinner
      Coffee Whip
      Chocolate Chiffon Dessert
      Green Rice
              by Nancy Carter
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 14, Issue #2: February 1975
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      A Rocking Good Time- Making Rock Jewelry
              by Juanita Gilliam
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Houndstooth Check Slack Set(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Cobblestone Flower Garden(embroidery)-
      Four Flower Blocks
              by Ruby Hinson
    • ARTICLE:
      the Gossip's Wheel(spinning wheel)
              by jean Jungst
    • PATTERN:
      Short Vest(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • POEMS:
      What About Tomorrow
              by Gwen Derifield
      Special Fare
              by Pearl Hand Cockrell
      Only a Memory
              by Betty Stone
      Casting Shadows
              by Laura Baker Haynes
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Stuffed Green Peppers and Carrots
      Honey Date Bread
      Spanish Pork Chops(Olga Paschukoff)
      Green Chile corn Bread
      Chicken Marengo
      Lentil Soup(Mrs Cassie Eugenia Tertoue)
      Crackling Hot Dish
      Apple Butter Cake(Hazel Hylton)
      Sweet Peach Dumplings(Mrs Howard L Long)
      Chocolate Custard Devils Food Cake(Marie Dear)
      Lemony Sweet Potato Pie
      Sweet Potato Pie
      Sweet Potato Cobbler(Mrs Dora Nicholson)
      Peanut Butter(Mrs Beulah Wagstaff)
      Crackling Cookies
      Old-Fashioned Crackling Bread
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days:
      One Sack of Mixed Candy, Please
              by LaVerne Young Saxton
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Carrot and Celery Salad
      Cranberry Tangerine Relish
      Hungarian Veal Balls with Noodles
      Beef-Noodle Curry
      Macaroni with Bologna and Tomato Sauce
      Noodles and Chicken Livers
      Salmon Mold
      Vegetable Salad Platter
      Apple Whip
      Glistening Glow Grapefruit
      Coffee Bavarian
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      An Old Valentine
      The Memory Quilt
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 14, Issue #3: March 1975
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Iola, You're a Dear!- Mrs Iola Seslar
              by Lola M Charles
    • QUILTS:
      Cobblestone Animal(cat,duck) Youth Quilt(applique,pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • ARTICLE:
      Crafts Become a Way of Life
              by Vivian Hamilton
    • ARTICLE:
      Ring Bearer's Pillow and Bride's Garter(tatting)
              by Amelia Skala
    • PATTERN:
      Thistles in the Garden Filet Doily
              by Lily Mills Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Sunflower Potholder(crochet)
      Clown Tissue Cover(crochet)
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      The Dogwood Tree
              by Mrs Lola Charls
      Love One Another
              by Eva Beaver
      Rain Stains
              by Irene Hubbard Kaul
      How Times Have Changed
              by Carl L Olson
      He Gave His All
              by Elva E King
      Futility
              by M Johnson
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Sweet & Sour Beef Stew
      Turkey Creole(Mary Daum)
      Kidney Bean Casserole(Janis Knell)
      Roast Kidneys & Spaghetti(Mrs Cassie Eugenia Tartoue)
      White Irish Soda Bread
      Plantation Biscuits(Mrs CJ Hancock)
      Coffee a la Vienna
      Upside Down Cantaloupe Cake(Mrs Elsie Srock)
      Date Pudding(Maxine Ballew)
      Coconut Chip Delights(Maxine Ballew)
      Cranberry Fluff Relish(Elsie Swanson)
      Brambles(Elsie Swanson)
      Mincemeat Squares(Elsie Swanson)
      Scotch Toffee(Elsie Swanson)
      Three Chocolate Cake(Elsie Srock)
      Peanut Butter Pie(Mrs RLS)
      Divinity
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 14, Issue #4: April 1975
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Nostalgia Comes Out of the Attic- Cleda Zunkel
              by Ann Kindig Sheetz
    • QUILTS:
      Cobblestone Animal(pig,puppy) Youth Quilt(applique,pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Handy Writing Portfolio(felt)
              by Mrs Ralph McWilliams
    • PATTERN:
      Mile-A-Minute Crocheted Lace
    • PATTERN:
      "Little Stinker" child's Apron(embroidery)
              by Betsy Robinson
    • PATTERN:
      Indian Corn Potholder(crewel embroidery)
              by Betsy Robinson
    • PATTERN:
      Mini Tatted Pictures
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Wedding Ring Afghan(crochet)
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Crochet Ballerina Dress for Barbie
              by J&P Coats
    • PATTERN:
      Basket Applique Quilt
              by Mrs Fern Davis
    • POEMS:
      Sam
              by Leah Owens
      April Magic
              by Harriet Whipple
      For Lovers
              by Peni Paramo Ward
      Childish Fear
              by Betty Stone
      Free Women
              by Maria Balok
      How This Old World Changed
              by a Senior Citizen
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Fruity Chicken Bake
      Corny Meat Pie
      Three Bean Salad
      Beef curry For Two
      Pork Scallop
      Australian Spumoni Pie(Lucille Denton)
      Chocolate Dessert(Mrs A Vespaseano)
      Raised Muffins
      Old Fashioned Hermits(Mrs Jean Watkins)
      Orange-Raisin Bread(Mrs M Smalek)
      Kugelhopf
      Raised Donuts(Jrs Jean Watkins)
      Fingerprint Cookies
      Honey Cookies(Mrs Audrey Bushree)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Cottage Cheese Omelet
      Jellied Tomato Vegetable Salad
      Chopped Bologna Sandwich Filling
      Borsh(beet soup)
      Curried Lamb
      Savory Cheese Pie
      Baked Beets in Orange Cup
      Vaca Alla Italiana
      Chop Suey
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      The Mansion of Aching Hearts
      Let Something Good Be Said
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 14, Issue #5: May 1975
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • MINI MODISTE:
      3-Color Dress(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Dutch Boy/Girl Quilt(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • PATTERN:
      Knitted Triangle Afghan
              by "Dawn"
    • PATTERN:
      Fawn Diaper Shirt(crewel embroidery)
      Infant's Baby Lamb Pillowslip(crewel)
              by Betsy Robinson
    • PATTERN:
      Patchwork Rage continues-
      Lover's Lane
      Broken Sugar Bowl
              by Bernice Cooper
    • POEMS:
      Mother's Picture
              by Clara Kitsman
      We Are Thankful
              by Harriet Whipple
      Come Softly Spring
              by Estelle D Broadrick
      Teacher's Lament
              by Ida Rogers Schlemmer
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Tamale Pie(Mrs Mildred Swangle)
      Bubble and Squeak(Mrs Pearl Kopischke)
      Sixty Minute Raised Rolls(Mrs Alice Everett)
      Chili With Tangy Dumplings(Kathryn Manship)
      Sausage and Rice Casserole(Mrs Doris Walters)
      Ham Balls(Mrs K Abbey)
      Old Fashioned Molasses Candy
      Dip For Cake(Mrs Mary Johnson)
      Honeynut Cake(Mrs Alice Everett)
      Caramel Pie(Mrs David Moore)
      Butter Raisin Tarts
      Cherry Delight
      Delicious Carrot Salad
      Water Bagels(Mrs Donna McKnelly)
      Bakery Shop Cookies
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)-
      Plant Food Formula
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Fish Piquant
      Stuffed Fillet of Sole with Shrimp Sauce
      Baked Fish Rolls in Celery Tomato Sauce
      Mushroom and Shrimp Oriental
      Lobster and Spaghetti
      Celery and Shrimp Hawaiian
      Avocado and Tuna Loaf
      Curried Tuna Mold
      Salmon Roll-ups with Cucumber Sauce
      Shrimp Tarragon with Pimiento Rice
      Noodles with Crabmeat Sauce
      Rice and Crab Casserole
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Johnny Sleepy-head
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 14, Issue #6: June 1975
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Teenager On the Go...Wanda Daughdrill
              by Mrs Keith Daughdrill
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Patchwork Hostess Gown(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • TUTORIAL:
      Cut Flowers
              by Evelyn Witter
    • TUTORIAL:
      Powder Dolls, Pop Can Hats
              by Beverly Stahl
    • TUTORIAL:
      How To Make a Puff Quilt
              by Ethel Baker
    • PATTERN:
      Chickadees Out on a Limb(crewel embroidery)
              by Betsy Robinson
    • PATTERN:
      Easy Applique Pillows(stylized flowers)
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • PATTERN:
      Quilt Patterns-
      Broken Dishes(pieced)
      Flower In a Vase(pieced)
              by Bernice Cooper
    • POEMS:
      Life Cycle
              by Hazel R Laughlin
      Faith & the Spider
              by Christine Sismay
      Baby Shoes
              by Iris Bray
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Baked Hash(Mrs Carlyle Schumacher)
      Tuna and Potato Scallop(Nettie Tinsman)
      Tuna Casserole(Nettie Tinsman)
      Quickie Chicken Casserole(Myrtle Struble)
      Stuffed Chiles Marinara(Mrs james F Schnur)
      More(Mrs John C Larson)
      Sweet-Sour Pork(Mrs james F Schnur)
      Peek-a-Boo Cookies(Mrs Henry Baxter)
      Nutmeg Feather Cake(Tressie Howe)
      Salad Supreme(Mrs John C Larsen)
      Orange Delight Cake(Wilma Hildenbrand)
      Strawberry Cheese Pie(Mrs Margaret Butler)
      Spanish Bun Cake(Mrs Henry Baxter)
      Oatmeal Macaroons(Mrs Rozella Higgins)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Garden Salad
      Jellied Tomato Salad
      French Dressing
      Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
      Waistline Beef Patties
      Baked Chicken
      Frosted Turkey Loaf
      Lemon Broiled Fish
      Rice Milanese
      Duchess Potatoes
      Blushed Cauliflower
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      The Two Weavers(Hannah Moore)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 14, Issue #7: July 1975
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      No Time to Grow Old!- Etta Johnston
              by Elsie Morris
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Chemise with Tie Collar(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Scrap-Saver Quilt(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • ARTICLE:
      Matchstick Church
              by Fredia Berger
    • PATTERN:
      Heart Pincushion(tatting)
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Multi-color Choker, Belt(macrame)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Butterfly Embroidered Ascot
              by Betsy Robinson
    • CORRECTION:
      Knitted Trangle Afghan
              May Issue
    • POEMS:
      The Old Time Country Church
              by Fredia M Berger
      Mother of Meditation
              by Eva Beaver
      Tired or Retired
              by Marie Stull
      Summer
              by Harriet Evelyn Hickman
      The Ghosts of Boot Hill
              by Ida Rogers Schlemmer
      Remembering
              by Betty Stone
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Ham and Corn Casserole(Miss Gayla R Blevins)
      Italian Meatball Soup
      Boiled Beets and Sour Cream(Mrs M Smalek)
      Southern Chicken and Flat Dumplings(Norma Miller)
      Fish Supreme(Agnes Oray)
      Dorothy's Corned Beef Dinner(Agnes Orey)
      Old Family Favorite Goulash(Mrs June E Kruse)
      American Chop Suey(Nettie Tinsman)
      Jewish Apple Cake(Julie Gurski)
      Lemon-Marshmallow Pie(Mrs EES)
      Potato Omelet(Beulah Hedrick)
      Carrot Pie(Mrs Edward Prentice)
      Tapioca Dessert(Mrs Leo LaBerge)
      Maple Nut Pudding
      Banana Betty(Mrs SC Birdsey)
      Graham Cracker Marshmallow Custard(Mrs John C Larsen)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Desserts for Diabetics
      Ambrosia
      Banana Special
      Peanut Butter Candy
      Apple Fluff
      Pineapple Bavarian Cream
      Banana Custard
      Cherry Rice Custard
      Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding
      Tapioca Pudding
      Apple Whip
      Tapioca Cream
      Sparkling Dainties
      Fruit Ice
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Side-Curtain Days
      Sweet Memories
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 14, Issue #8: August 1975
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Helen Calhoun- Potter
              by Wilber H. Lewis
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Suspender Skirt, Blouse(11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Hawaiian Beauty(painted/embroidered)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • PATTERN:
      Crochet Flower Pillow
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Crochet Ranch Hand, Sam Doll
              by H Mack
    • PATTERN:
      Three-Skein Knit Sweater
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Knit Lace Shawl
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      Little Children
              by Linda Baker
      The Blackberry Patch
              by Ruth J Jorgensen
      Mountain Mardi Gras
              by Mary McCourt Anderson
      Investment
              by Dorothy L Miller
      Wayward Thought
              by Flora Gaishin
      Ode To a Little Girl
              by Rachel S Bowen
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Chinese Casserole(Blanche A Selke)
      Pickled Fish
      Tasty Potato Chip and Salmon Casserole(Mrs Marlene Menzel)
      Pizza Buns
      Oven Cooked Hamburger Gravy(Mrs Carlyle Schumacher)
      Corned Beef Casserole(Joyce Jackson)
      Raw Potato Dumplings(Mrs M Menzel)
      Ham Scallop(Mrs Carlyle Schumacher)
      Fig Spice Cake(Mrs Jim Nall)
      Applesauce Brownies(Joyce Appel)
      Mother's Blueberry Tea Cake(Mrs GV Singer)
      Easy, Inexpensive Honey Cake(Mrs M Menzel)
      Bread Cookies(Helen Zigler)
      Hershey Cocoa Fudge Cake(Mrs Leif J Olson)
      Raspberry Salad(Mrs Carlyle Schumacher)
      Maple Custard(Joyce Appel)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Garden Salad
      Mayonnaise
      Zero Salad Dressing
      Old-Fashioned Pot Roast
      Liver Stroganoff
      Lemon Broiled Chicken
      Herbed Baked Fish Steak
      Carrots with Orange Sauce
      Savory Beans
      White Sauce
      Orange Sauce
      Custard Cake Pudding
      Gelatin Cake
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Baby Corn
      When Father Prays
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 14, Issue #9: September 1975
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Plaster, the Great Therapist- Mrs Linel Copeland
              by Mary M Anderson
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Old-Fashioned Gown(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Mountain Pass, Many Squares(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • ARTICLE:
      My New Love(dolls)
              by Mrs Doris S Herceg
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • ARTICLE:
      Those Darned Commercials
              by Gladys Nolan
    • ARTICLE:
      Crewel- A Practical Pastime
              by Mabel C Thompson
    • ARTICLE:
      Confessions of a Penny-Pincher
              by Paulette Sharp
    • ARTICLE:
      Recession Cooking
              by Laura McCarthy
    • PATTERN:
      Spanish Lace Afghan(crochet)
              by Not Given
    • PATTERN:
      Patchwork Tissue Cover
              by Judy Kindall
    • POEMS:
      Life Lines
              by Romi Rich
      The Opposites
              by Pamela L Hendrickson
      The Old "Rail"
              by BA Richardson
      Little Stone Church
              by Violet M Schrenbaum
      Too Late! Too Late!
              by Bessie Bortner Scherer
      Children Living Here
              by Louine Dicerson
      The Autumn Fields
              by Margaret Deschauer Johnson
      Tomcat Musical
              by Maria Balok
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Italian Delight(Mrs David Moore)
      Hamburger Stroganoff(Mrs David Moore)
      England Cranberry Meatballs
      Broccoli Casserole(Margaret Potter)
      Tomato Casserole(Nettie Tinsman)
      Beef and Kidney, Mushroom and Oyster Stew with Dumplings(Mrs AM Peters)
      Corn Souffle(Nancy Yarbrough)
      Raisin Brown Bread(Mrs Dan Vosler)
      Wild Huckleberry Pie(Emily Shavers)
      Apricot Flummery(Nancy Yarbrough)
      Orange Cobbler(Nancy Yarbrough)
      Pineapple Fluff(Elizabeth C Blasier)
      Spice Cupcakes(Nancy Yarbrough)
      Sesame Seed Salad Dressing
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:(letters) A Garden to Share
              by Mary C Smith
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Cucumber and Onion Perfection Salad
      Pickled Slim Mushrooms
      Dieters' Lamb'n Macaroni Salad
      Soy Lamb and Bean Sprouts
      Ham Aspic
      Chicken Mousse
      Peach Jubilee
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      I Had But Fifty Cents
      A Psalm of Life(HW Longfellow)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 14, Issue #10: October 1975
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Autumn Centerpiece
              by Karen Zoromski
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Fairy Princess Costume(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Golden Royalty(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson
    • ARTICLE:
      Beaded Art, Her Hobby- Nina
              by Fern Christian Miller
    • ARTICLE:
      Behind the Scenes
              by Winnie Yager
    • TUTORIAL:
      Big Dipper Garden
              by Betty Lacey
    • PATTERN:
      Chevron Place Mat(crochet)
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Braided Oval Rug
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      Turned Thirteen
              by SL Wilke
      Sixty Golden Moments
              by Mrs Arnold Appel
      Young Love
              by Helen Peter
      Beautiful Things I Saw Today
              by Annie Dulaney
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Sesame Seed Niblets
      Ham Squares with Applesauce(Elizabeth S Lawson)
      Pork Chops Creole
      4H Beef Stroganoff(Mrs Wm Paradise)
      Honey Dipped Chicken(Rose Filanowski)
      Brittany Pot Roast(Audrey Taylor)
      Skillet Moussaka(Mrs Sharon Pollalis)
      Brocolli and Onions Casserole(Sallie Buehler)
      Pineapple Chiffon Cake(Mrs AM Peters)
      Fresh Blackberry Cobbler(Elizabeth S Lawson)
      Graham Crackers(virginia Wilcox)
      Butter Tarts(Mrs karen Gillies)
      Cider Cake(Maxine Ballew)
      Skillet Sauce(Mrs AM Peters)
    • Pickles & Preserves(recipes):
      Turnip Relish(Mrs Ruth Curtiss)
      Onion Pickles
      Pickled Okra
      Green Tomato Pickles
      Bread & Butter Pickles
      Dill Green Tomato Pickles- Kosher Style
      Lime Sweet Pickles
      Watermelon Pickles
      Linbergh Special or Carrot Relish(Mrs Charles Wynick)
      Delicious Pickles
      Apple Relish(M Heath)
      Special Grape Juice(M Heath)
      Crystal Chip Pickles
      No-Cook Carrot Relish(Mrs FH)
      Apple Butter(Mrs Ray Kinsinger)
      Golden Onion Relish(M Heath)
      Midget Beet & Onion Pickles(Mrs K Peters)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Beekeeping, a New Interest
              by Evelyn Baker
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Great Western Broiled Flank Steak
      Ground Round Steak with Broiled Mushroom Topping
      Beef-Noodle Curry
      Pepper Steak Caballero
      Beef Choufleur
      Celery and Beef Ragout
      Flamenco Veal Chops
      Veal Cutlet- Macaroni Dinner
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      When Mandy Starts to Wash(Grace G Bostwick)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • THINGS PEOPLE COLLECT:
      Antique Comb Collection
              by Mrs Eleanor Gardiner
      Animal Planters
              by Mildred Lushbaugh
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 14, Issue #11: November 1975
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Return Visit to Toymaker-Ida Carter
              by Avis C Turner
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Front Panel, Button Trim Pullover with Skirt(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Morning Glory(applique,embroidery)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • ARTICLE:
      Thanks to the Indians- Marian John(pine needle baskets)
              by Wilber H Lewis
    • TUTORIAL:
      Hanging Flower Basket
              by Marilyn Martin
    • TUTORIAL:
      Jewelled Christmas Tree Picture
              by Edna Klain
    • ARTICLE:
      Turn Flea Market Finds Into Fabulous Gifts
              by Betty Lacey
    • TUTORIAL:
      Display Boxes
              by Not Given
    • CREWEL, A PRACTICAL PASTIME:
      Flower and Berry Pillow,
      Misses' Skirt
              by Mabel C Thompson
    • PATTERN:
      Tatted Necklace with Pearls
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • POEMS:
      Sad Farewell
              by Virginia McDonald Cunningham
      Shelves, Shelves
              by Maria Balok
      Nature's Scent
              by Barbara Hunt
      T - is for "THANKS"...
              by Anton F Weidemann
      The Soldier's Grave
              by JE Roberts
      Shopping Lists
              by Jean Martin
      Little Credit Card
              by Mrs Anna Mae Saunders
      the Women's Household
              by Mrs Lena R Mitchell
      An Unseen Guest
              by Great-Grandma Fiedler
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Chicken or Turkey Tetrazzini(Mrs W McCurley)
      Freezer Cabbage Slaw(Mrs Reynolds Balmer)
      Cheesy Potatoes(Mrs Aurelia Ferro)
      Easy-Does-It Goulash(Mrs Aurelia Ferro)
      Apple-Cranberry Conserve
      Scarlet Sauce With Yams(Esther Quinn)
      Spiced Pot Roast(Mrs Sharon Pollalis)
      Rice Pilaf(Mrs Reynolds Balmer)
      Pineapple Nut Bread(Katherine A Dutton)
      Mincemeat Mallow Cheesecake(Mrs Wm Bunzeluk)
      Almond Cookies(Mrs W McCurley)
      Mince Chiffon Pie(Mrs James E Quinn)
      Velvet Pudding(Mrs Aurelia Ferro)
      Grandma's Holiday Steamed Fig Pudding(Mrs Wm Bunzeluk)
      Caramel Corn(Doretha Edwards)
      Oatmeal Macaroons- CORRECTION(June)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Irresistible Iris
              by Fern Christian Miller
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      French Dressing
      Lively Lemon French Dressing
      Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing
      Rosy Italian Dressing
      Tangy Dressing
      Dieter's Tomato Dressing
      Mexicali Dressing
      Energy Booster
              by Nancy Carter
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 14, Issue #12: December 1975
Page Count: 70
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      (Eugenia)Manning Crafts For Christmas
              by Wilbur Helen Lewis
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Santa's Helper(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Bed of Petunias(embroidery)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • TUTORIAL:
      Three Wise Men(mixed media)
              by Elizabeth C Faiman
    • ARTICLE:
      From One Mom to Another!
              by Not Given
    • TUTORIAL:
      Beautiful Jeweled Christmas Tree(mixed media)
              by Mrs Pearl Whitney
    • TUTORIAL:
      Boutique Tissue Box Covers(mixed media)
              by Not Given
    • TUTORIAL:
      Christmas Wreath(yarn),
      Tree(fabric),
      and Star(paper)
      Candy Cane Pockets(crochet)
      Wreath(crochet)
      Ring Around a Bell(crochet)
              by Jean Jungst
    • TUTORIAL:
      The Homespun Tree(fabric)
              by Martha Marshall
    • PATTERN:
      Doorknob Cover Snowman(crochet)
              by Sayelle
    • TUTORIAL:
      Little Ornaments(mixed media)
              by Betty Steahr
    • CREWEL, A PRACTICAL PASSTIME:
      Six Simple Wildflower Designs
              by Mabel C Thompson
    • POEMS:
      Special Treat
              by Mrs John C Garner, Sr
      It's Not the Gifts
              by Mrs Harriet C Whipple
      Message of the Bell
              by Lilly M Baxter
      Church on the Hill
              by Mrs Sharon Wilke
      Winter
              by Louaine Dolly Masten
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Butter Cookies(Mildred R Manuel)
      Sweet and Sour Pork(Mrs Marcia Case)
      Hungarian Steak(Mrs James F Schnur)
      Potato Dumplings(Mrs James F Schnur)
      Gourmet Pork Chops(Mrs Margaret Butler)
      Savory Crescent Chicen Squares(Gertie Brockman)
      Stuffed Sausage Roast(Mary Baron)
      Whipped Sweet Potatoes
      Cranberry Sauce Cake
      Magic Cookie Bars
      Sausage Cake(Mrs Lillie Allsopp)
      Cranberry Jewel Salad(E Johnson)
      Ricotta Cheese Pancakes(Mrs Mildred W Schubert)
      Christmas Cookies(Mrs Pearl Elwell)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Spiced Hot Cider
      Spiced Eggplant and Potatoes
      Neapolitan Zucchini
      Veal a la Mode
      Chicken Fricassee
      Puffy Omelet
      Rice Stuffed Fish Rolls
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Santa's Surprise Party
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

Volume 15, 1976: 12 Monthly Issues

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Volume 15, Issue #1: January 1976
Page Count: 72
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      String Art- Grace Knapton
              by Bonnie Richter
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Sweet Simple Ball Gown(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Flower Basket Crib Quilt=
      Wild Roses, California Poppies, Red Clover, Thistle(pieced,embroidery)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • CREWEL, A PRACTICAL PASSTIME:
      Zinnia, Ferns, Nandina, Calla Lily, Lantanas, Shasta Daisy
              by Mabel C Thompson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Greeting Cards(decoupage,pressed flowers)
              by Bette Wells
    • ARTICLE:
      Bobbi's Hobbies
              by Mrs Bobbie Wilson
    • PATTERN:
      Walking In the Rain(string art)
              by Bonnie Richter
    • PATTERN:
      Oregon Trail Afghan(crochet)
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      Healing Balm
              by Dorothy Rysted
      Rosalia
              by June J Brown
      The Button Box
              by Gladys Nolan
      to the Wild Geese
              by Elsie M Geizer
      Green Thumb
              by Mary Elizabeth Matthews
      The Ebb of Time
              by Mildred Comcowich
      Just Try It
              by Mildred Comcowich
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Dutch Honey Loaf(Dr Anna M Wellnitz)
      Italian Style Cheese Casserole(Myrtle Struble)
      Pork and Noodle Casserole(Mrs EES)
      Chicken Paprika(Mrs Harold J Krumbach)
      Under the Sea Pear Salad(Mrs Marvin Delagrange)
      Tasty Dried Beef Casserole(Myrtle Struble)
      Chantilly Orange Tapioca(Mrs JC Crooks)
      Heavenly Pumpkin Pie(A Reader)
      Honey-Pineapple Bread(Mrs Frances Duca)
      Indian Eggs
      Pizza Pie(Mrs Dorothy Drackley)
      Apple cider Jelly(Elsie Swanson)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)-
      Bird Seed Bread
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Danish Pork Chops
      Country Chicken Stew
      Alpine Potato Casserole
      Twice-Baked Potatoes Cottage Style
      Mushroom Potato Soup
      Hot German Potato Salad
      Minty Apple Stuffing
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      A Child Is Loaned
      Home(Edgar A Guest)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 15, Issue #2: February 1976
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Mother Goose Dolls
              by Mrs Thelma Jennewein
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Old Fashioned Southern Bell(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Square Peg in a Circle(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • TUTORIAL:
      Candles For All Occasions
              by Anna Beth Ford
    • ARTICLE:
      Happiness Is Sharing a Recipe
              by Rita Cichowlas
    • ARTICLE:
      My Happy valley
              by Maude C Reed
    • TUTORIAL:
      Yarn Pictures
              by Dorothy E Judson
    • ARTICLE:
      Prairie Years
              by Mrs Berta D Adams
    • PATTERN:
      16" Doilies Are Back
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Sweater(crochet,2-14)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Easy-thumb Mittens(knit)
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      The First Snow
              by Ruth J Jorgensen
      Little Brother Joe
              by Unknown
      Mama's Apron
              by Lennie E Simpson
      Tomorrow's Girl
              by Theresa Kerevan
      Englightenment
              by laura Baker Haynes
      Faith
              by Pauline Mulford
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Swedish Meatballs(Mrs Herman-Grosbeck)
      Lasagne
      Coleslaw
      Coconut Candy
      Sea Island Tuna Salad(Mrs harold J Krumbach)
      Meatless Spaghetti Sauce(Madelon Furbush)
      Vegetable Casserole(H Thurber)
      Green Chile with Cheese(Mrs Marcia Case)
      Prune Cupcakes(Doris M Schnur)
      Honey Taffy(Mrs Laura Luthy)
      Peanut Butter Fudge(Mrs Fred J Paquette)
      Creamy Cheese Pie(Rita Cichowlas)
      Pecan Pie(Phyllis Grannen-Delhi)
      Special Pizzas(Bernie Taeuber--Bridgetown)
      Gooey Pretzels(Kathy Schneider-White Oak)
      Green Bean/Mushroom Casserole(Barbara Locher-Jasper)
      Lime Cream Cheese Jello Mold(Jean Glass-Vincennes)
      Cranberry-Orange Jello Mold(Gertrude Niesen-Cheviot)
      Popcorn Balls
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Skinny Corned Beef and Cabbage
      continental Dilled Lamb Stew
      Slim Salmon Loaf
      Potato Tomato Pot
      Slenderized Vichyssoise
      Caesar Potato Salad
      Potato Biscuits
      Garden Salad
              by Nancy Carter
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 15, Issue #3: March 1976
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Detergent Bottle Dolls
              by Ann P Borshnick
    • MINI MODISTE:
      "CHER" Costume(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Quilting Stitch Designs
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • PATTERN:
      11" Tatted Doily
      Tatted Gems to Glamorize Stationery Notes
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Narrow Diamond Lace Edging(crochet)
      Wide Diamond Lace Edging(crochet)
              by J&P Coats
    • PATTERN:
      Pink Magnolia Quilt(pieced)
              by Bernice Cooper
    • POEMS:
      The Spring
              by Mary Strayer
      At Our House
              by Lucy Goodnight
      The Birth of Day
              by Violet Wilminko Rautie
      Road of No Return
              by Lonna Powell Staab
      Prayer For a New Year
              by Doris McKenney Mattson
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Doughnut Muffins(Mrs Reynolds Balmer)
      Oatmeal Brown Bread(Mrs June Reid)
      Delightful Chocolate Pie(Mrs Mamie Crowell)
      Honey Applesauce Cookies(Hazel McAlary)
      Lemon Sours(Frances Buckner)
      Rae's Jiffy Dessert(Mrs Aurelia Ferro)
      Chocolate Applesauce Cake(Doretha Edwards)
      Salmagundi Bake(Mrs Leo LaBerge)
      Baked Rice and Meat(Agnes Orey)
      Poor Man's Chow Mein(Mrs Bonnie Jo Faulkner)
      Meatless Tacos(Madelon Furbush)
      Chiceroni Bake(Mrs Aurelia Ferro)
      Freezer Coleslaw(Mrs VA Mooney)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Cheese Omelet
      Vegetable Sandwich Filling
      Pork Chop Noodle Casserole
      Stuffed Tomato With Crab Meat
      Spinach Soup
      Halibut Creole
      Chicken and Rice
      Steak Smothered with Tomato & Mushroom
      Pineapple Gelatin
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Little Black Dog
      Little Brown Hands
      Somebody's Darling
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 15, Issue #4: April 1976
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      The Great Egg Tree
              by Mabel Thompson
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Hawaiian Muu Muu(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      The Checkerboard Quilt(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • ARTICLE:
      Why Lilies Are Associated With Easter
              by Harriet Evelyn Hickman
    • ARTICLE:
      Quilting Is a Joy!- Clara Ehrenberg
              by Alice Bogenshutz
    • TUTORIAL:
      Panorama Easter Egg(sugar)
              by Lynn Butler
    • PATTERN:
      Crocheted Chicken Egg Cozy
              by Helen L. Davis
    • PATTERN:
      The Butterfly Cardigan(knit,10-16,38-52)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Apple Potholder(crochet)
              by J&P Coats
    • POEMS:
      Spring's Emergence
              by Harriet Evelyn Hickman
      Late Comer
              by Ola V Feighner
      Duty is Beauty
              by Nettie E Curtis
      Dinner At Eight
              by Marion Ahlborn
      The Sanctuary
              by Rachel Hartnett
      The Old House Dreams
              by Agnes Copithorne
      I Remember
              by Pauline Mulford
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Easter Egg Candy(Mrs Julia M Shank)
      Key Lime Pie(Mrs Kelly Goforth)
      Kitchener Rice Cream(Mrs H Langdo)
      Baklava(Mrs A Hazlett)
      Banana Frisbies(Mrs E Dunlap)
      Oatmeal Brownies(Maxine Ballew)
      Applesauce Doughnuts(Elsie Swanson)
      White Fudge(Sunny Diecker)
      Honey Rye Bread(Mrs Herman Deling)
      Yam Burgers(Mrs Herman Deling)
      Meatball Oven Stew(Mrs John Karvonen)
      Lemon Chess Pie
      Golden Carrot Cookies(Mrs Herman Deling)
      Applesauce Cake(Nettie Tinsman)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Ragout of Beef
      Garden Patch Meatball Soup
      Italian Chicken Potatotore
      Potato and Egg Bake
      Easy Potatoes au Gratin
      Beefy Potato Salad
      Mashed Potato Stuffing
      Soft Honey Cake
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Nostalgia(Harriet Evelyn Hickman)
      I Had But Fifty Cents
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 15, Issue #5: May 1976
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Diversified Doll Hobby
              by Sylvia Bryant
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Tassel-Belted Dress(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • ARTICLE:
      Explosion of Color!(Orange Iceland Poppies)
              by Mary McCourt Anderson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Brighten the Corner- May Basket Tree
              by Mrs Omar Stoutner
    • TUTORIAL:
      Sweet Little Sweet Pea Basket
              by Mrs LI Decker
    • PATTERN:
      Filet Heart Insertion(crochet)
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Important Occasion Cape(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Cups and Saucers Quilt(pieced)
              by Bernice Cooper
    • PATTERN:
      Jonquil Tablecloth(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • POEMS:
      Song of the Gardener
              by Elizabeth C Bray
      Home Sweet Home
              by Maria Balok
      Love, Never Ending
              by Mrs Cindy Y Howard
      To Be A seagull
              by Elsie M Geizer
      Mother's May
              by Carol Ann Kimball
      My Mother's Hair
              by Pauline Pavlick
      Personal Portraits
              by Kathleen Knutson
      From Your Grown Children
              by Loretta Stanton
      Diet
              by Connie Lambeth
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Pepper Beef for 3
      Pork Applesauce and Sauerkraut Bake(Mrs Pat Davis)
      Mexican Chef's Salad(Mrs Lloyd Capes)
      In-a-Hurry Chicken Stew(Fern T Davis)
      Soda Cracker Cherry Torte(Maxine Ballew)
      Apricot Shortcake(Tressia Dillman)
      Peanut Butter Cookies
      Date Muffins
      Red Flannel Hash
      Spanish Steak(Mrs Pat Davis)
      Honey Sour Cream Pie(Tressia Dillman)
      Lima Bean Casserole(Vivian Bridge)
      Impossible Pie(Mrs Czerwinski)
      Beef Burgers(Mrs Donna McKnelly)
      Old-Time Potato Soup(S Bowlin)
      Honey Rice Pudding(Tressia Dillman)
      Penny-Wise Steak
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Beef and Potato Moussaka
      Company Lamb Ring with Potato Puffs
      Potato-Vegetable Paprikash
      Garden Soup
      Confetti Potato Salad
      Potato Dumplings for Stew
      Trim Tuna Hash
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      In the Forest(Grace B Taylor)
      Rock Me To Sleep In An Old Rocking Chair
      Cures Drunkards
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 15, Issue #6: June 1976
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      A Mail Bazaar
              by Bonnie Richter
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Revolutionary Era Dress, circa 1775(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Butterflies and Roses(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • ARTICLE:
      Can't Spend? Then Grow!
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • PATTERN:
      7 1/2" Bride's Nosegay Doily(tatting)
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Pineapple Perfection Tablecloth(crochet)
              by J&P Coats
    • PATTERN:
      10"x12" Wildflowers Placemat(crochet)
              by J&P Coats
    • PATTERN:
      Triangular Crocheted Shawl
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      Youth
              by Elizabeth C Bray
      The Surprise
              by Dester Lee Ward
      Golden Memories
              by Judy Tucker
      The Sad-Iron
              by Gerald S Hewitt
      Spring Has Sprung
              by Barbara A Clark
      Personal Portrait
              by Kathleen Knutson
    • Reader's Recipes:
      English Cookies(Mrs Harold J Krumbach)
      Crustless Cheese Pizza
      Bridge Brittle
      Apple or Cabbage Strudel
      Cottage Cheese Strudel(Doris M Schnur)
      Hamburger Omelet
      Curried Chicken Casserole
      Sour Cream Potato Salad
      Squash Casserole
      Ham Souffle
      Beanie Bean Salad(Mrs harold J Krumbach)
      Easy Casserole For a Busy Day(Sunny Diecker)
      Cauliflower Party Luncheon Dish
      Dilled Zucchini
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Baked Egg with Cheese
      Beef or Chicken and Celery Sandwich Filling
      Salmon, Cabbage, Celery and Pickle Salad
      Baked Salmon
      Fish Chowder
      Dutch Steak
      Cabbage with Tart Sauce
      Apple Betty
      Lamb Stew
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      The Face On the Barroom Floor
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 15, Issue #7: July 1976
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Hidden Talents- June Jensen
              by Bonnie Richter
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Ruffles Upon Ruffles Formal(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Spring Flower(applique)-
      Daffodil
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • Let's Buy Mom a Hydrangea!
              by Evelyn Baker
    • ARTICLE:
      A Bicentennial Plate to Treasure
              by Mrs Raymond Hasbrook
    • TUTORIAL:
      Planters For Your Back Yard
              by Mrs Ruth K Stroh
    • ARTICLE:
      Brighten a Corner!(sheets into curtains)
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Gift Wrapping and Greeting Cards
              by Betty Wells
    • PATTERN:
      Tatted American Flag
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Bookmarker Worm(crochet)
              by Margaret Myers
    • PATTERN:
      Classic Cardigan(knit,38-50)
              by American Thread Co.
    • POEMS:
      Bicentennial
              by Reda Archenbach
      I Do Not Grieve
              by Raymond Stark
      Wanderlust
              by Harriet Whipple
      A Lover's Reunion
              by Reva Miniard
      A Wish
              by Muriel Yunckes
      Feline Visitor
              by Beverly Garver
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Ham and Mushroom Pie
      Sweet and Sour Tuna(Mrs Nurreen Marth)
      Beef Put-Together
      Red Flannel Hash
      Macaroni-Sausage Casserole(Nancy Meyer)
      Italian Cheese Meat Roll(Mary A Spiesbach)
      Favorite Quick Dinner(Gladys Steele)
      Ground Beef and Kidney Bean Casserole(Elsie Swanson)
      Apricot Whip(Jeanne Kreymer)
      Coconut-Chocolate Swirl Coffeecake
      Orange Marmalade Bread(MA Eichart)
      Brown-n-Serve Rolls(Mrs Lillian Garvin)
      Apple Macaroon Cake or Pudding(Ruth E Hackbarth)
      Banana Cream Cheese Pie(Mrs Carlyle Schumacher)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Turkey-Kidney Bean Salad
      Hot Chicken Salad
      Chicken-Fruit Salad
      Lamb and Cucumber Salad
      Ham and Melon Salad
      Fruit Salad Dressing
      Oriental Ham Salad
      Fruit Salad Dressing
      Sour Cream Salad Dressing
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      When the Pastor Comes to Tea
      The Two Anchors
      The Letter Edged In Black
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 15, Issue #8: August 1976
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Quilted Summer Dress(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Pine Cone(applique,embroidery)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • TUTORIAL:
      Abstract Art Candles
              by Wanda Tadlock
    • ARTICLE:
      When Your Paneling Is Dark
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • PATTERN:
      Stepping Stones Tablecloth(crochet)
              by J&P Coats
    • POEMS:
      Adhesion
              by Raymond Stark
      Today
              by Muriel Yunckes
      Trading Garden Plots
              by Ms Susan Sahrle
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Chicken Corn Chowder
      Batter Fried Chicken(Mrs Doris Tanguay)
      Corned Beef Casserole
      Seafood Bisque
      Tuna Puff Sandwiches(Mrs Doris Tanguay)
      Plantation Chicken Stew(Bertha Christian)
      Green Top Salad(Mrs Bertha Rush)
      Peanut Brittle Ice Box Cake(Mrs Gladys Worthing)
      Butter Brickle Cake(Mrs Gloria Pitzer)
      Chocolate Crumb Cake(Mrs Nurreen Marth)
      Chocolate Marshmallow Squares(Elsie Swanson)
      Apple Macaroon Pudding(Elsie Swanson)
      Honey Applesauce Cookies- CORRECTION
      Pampuskies(Edith Bainbridge)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Italian Veal Stew
      Chicken and Potato Curry
      Potato Omelet Ole
      Potato "Cream Cheese" Casserole
      New England Clam Chowder
      Potato Waffles
      Deviled Egg And Olive Mold
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      The Blue and the Gray(FM Finch)
      The Sword of Bunker Hill
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 15, Issue #9: September 1976
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Doll Collection Grows- L'Wana Hagner
              by Ken Klamm
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Waffle Stitch Sleeveless Dress(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Stars and Stripes forever(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • ARTICLE:
      The End and the Beginning
              by Gladys Nolan
    • ARTICLE:
      Map Your Room...
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      Corn Cob Dolls
              by Mrs WC Smilie
    • ARTICLE:
      A Flourishing doll Hobby
              by Mrs Shirley Henry
    • ARTICLE:
      Thinking of Retiring?
              by Anna T Saltmeris
    • PATTERN:
      Flower Garden Afghan(crochet)
              by Helen Davis
    • PATTERN:
      Picot Picot Shawl(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • POEMS:
      Building Blocks
              by Mrs Nancy Gill Halstenberg
      Keys
              by Raymond Stark
      Values
              by Susan M Sahrle
      A Bride's Unspoken Promis
              by Mrs Thelma Montgomery
      Mushroom Time Again
              by Marie H Sauer
      Our Golden Anniversary
              by Lennie E Simpson
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Bubble and Squeak
      Boston Baked Beans
      Cabbage Rolls with Sausage
      Dutch Hunter's Delight
      Best Ever Sweet and Sour Sauce
      20minute Chop Suey and Fried Rice(JF Boes)
      Oven Meat Croquettes(Jean Morgan)
      French Onion Soup(Elsie Swanson)
      Squaw Corn(Katherine Smith)
      Heath Bar Cake(Alma Tice)
      Georgia Pecan Pie(Frances Bowles)
      Rhubarb-Orange Marmalade
      White Almond Bar Candy(Lydia Babcock)
      Carrot-Pineapple Cake(Lydia Babcock)
      Shoofly Pie
      Graham Cracker Coconut Bars(Maxine Ballew)
      Popovers(Mrs Fred J Paquette)
    • Pickling Recipes:
      Mixed Sweet Pickles
      To Keep Cucumbers for Pickles
      Zucchini Pickles
      CHow-Chow
      Pear Relish
      Something Good
      Hamburger Dills
      Pickled Okra
      Spiced Watermelon Rind
      Crystal Tomatoes
      Pepper Hash
      Brandied Peaches
      Candy Pickles
      Kosher Pickles
      Bread and Butter Pickles
      Saccharin Pickles
      Zucchini Relish
      Tomato Soup Dressing
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Meatball and Rice Casserole
      Bavarian Cream
      Veal Chops with Vegetables
      Creole Liver
      Beef Stew
      Veal Stew
      Red Onion Potato Salad
      Marinated Orange Onion Salad
      Beef-Potato Pie
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      If You Remember, Smile(Lorene M Clark)
      The World Is Mine
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 15, Issue #10: October 1976
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Bunny Costume(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Tilling the Garden(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • TUTORIAL:
      Stalk Crafting
              by Marj Zastrow
    • ARTICLE:
      Pincushion Dolls- Once a Novelty, Now a Collector's Item
              by E Sutherland
    • ARTICLE:
      Found- $$ In the Drapery Dept.
              by Ruth E Lancaster
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Tea Table/Ottoman You Assemble Yourself
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      How To Work Broomstick Lace
              by Coats & Clark
    • ARTICLE:
      The Prairie Years- In My Harvey Girl Days
              by Berta Adams
    • ARTICLE:
      Compost Is for Free!
              by Evelyn Baker
    • PATTERN:
      (2)Lacy Edgings(crochet)
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Broomstick Lace Baby Afghan(crochet)
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      When?
              by Mildred Summers
      1975 Bicentennial
              by Bert A Richardson
      Capture Me Not
              by Barbara Hunt
      What More Than These
              by Beverly Anderson
      Hope
              by L Ed Rily
      Sunrise
              by Elizabeth C Bray
      Autumn
              by LDM
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Apple Strudel(Mrs Edwin Verzatt)
      Butternut Cake(Mary Carper)
      Shaker Lemon Pie(Mrs Nadine Smith)
      Peanut Butter Chiffon Pie(Mrs John Jabezanka)
      Pecan Dreams(Elsie Swanson)
      Chocolate Raisin Cookies(Mrs Carlyle Schumacher)
      Baker's Frosting(Nancy Meyer)
      Salmon and rice(Mrs Sharon Pollalis)
      Dandy Deckers(Mrs Nurreen Marth)
      Baked Zucchini
      Italian Pizza Casserole(Mrs Joan Odrowski)
      Celery Custard(Elsie Swanson)
      Kentucky Chili
      Congealed Meatloaf(Frances Bowles)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Individual Meatloaves
      Variation Lemon-Flavored Meatloaves
      Sauerbraten
      Swedish Meatballs
      Swiss Steak With Cheese
      Crunchy Oatmeal Drop Cookies
      Veal Fruit Salad
      Cranberry Apple Relish
              by Nancy Carter
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 15, Issue #11: November 1976
Page Count: 72
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      All It Takes Is Dough- Dawn Hunter
              by Wally E Schulz
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Three-Piece Pantsuit(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Ferris Wheel Quilt(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      November Brown Makes Indoor Beauty
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Felt Flower Bouquets
              by Doretha Edwards
    • ARTICLE:
      Service and Money for Others- Mrs Lee Hamilton
              by Genevieve Gipson
    • PATTERN:
      Mohawk Valley Afghan(knit)
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Fields-n-Flowers Sweater Quilt(old sweaters)
              by Marian Dinwiddie
    • PATTERN(Quilts):
      Indian Puzzle(pieced)
      Chuck-a-Luck(pieced)
      OHIO Star(pieced)
              by Bernice Cooper
    • PATTERN:
      Stocking Cap, Knit Scarf
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      Where?
              by Raymond Stark
      Friendship
              by Pearl Kell
      Lost and Found
              by Margaret Jamison
      Thanksgiving Is Many Things
              by Laurie E Dawson
      We Give Thanks
              by Marion Amedick
      Tom the Turkey
              by Laurie E Dawson
      Integrated Clock
              by Maria Balok
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Chicken Chow Bake
      Chestnut-Macaroni Stuffing for Turkey(Mrs George Mello)
      Fresh Carrots with Orange Sauce()
      Different Meatloaf(Dixie Fincher)
      Taco Salad(Miss Donnella Smith)
      Pecan-Pumpkin Pie
      Wilted Cabbage Slaw(Mrs Eleanor Meadows)
      Honey Gift Loaf
      Shake and Bake Mix(Mrs Allan Bond)
      Date-Nut Mayonnaise Cake(Eleanore Moore)
      Mystery Fruitcake(Mrs Thelma Ward)
      Needhams(Elsie Swanson)
      Pig Pickin' Cake(Mrs Ray McFarland)
      Glazed Strawberry Pie(Mrs Charles Cron)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Chow Mein
      Pork Souffle
      Pork Supreme
      Ham and Bean Scallop
      Ham and Asparagus Casserole
      Ham, Egg and Potato Bake
      Ham and Broccoli Casserole
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Rock Me to Sleep(Elizabeth Aers Allen)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 15, Issue #12: December 1976
Page Count: 72
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Eggs Beautiful- Lillian Sullivan
              by Mrs Lillian Sullivan
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Nightshirt, Cap, Mini-stocking(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Cross-stitch Daisy Magic(applique,embroidery)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Those Pine Cone Wreaths(tutorial)
      All Through the House
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      Captivating Crafts- Mrs Robert(Alice) Drew
              by Mary M Anderson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Doll's Wardrobe Closet
              by Geneva Jones
    • TUTORIAL:
      Christmas Card Lampshade
              by Mrs Winifred Coatney
    • ARTICLE:
      Bus Change
              by Arthur Brown
    • TUTORIAL:
      The String Tree
              by Alma Porath
    • PATTERN:
      Wreath Lapel Pin
              by Mrs C Rodestock
    • PATTERN:
      Furnace Filter Christmas Decorations
              by Mrs Alta V Goedde
    • PATTERN:
      Christmas Wreaths(yarn)
              by Bertha Browder
    • POEMS:
      XMAS Shopping
              by Evelyn Rohr
      Christmas Hustle Bustle
              by Carole V Hilts
      Christmas Love
              by Marion Amedick
      I Wish You a Merry Christmas
              by Laura Baker Haynes
      Christmas Blues
              by Mabel Melton
      Freedom of Choice
              by Anne Dean Johnson
      McGuffey's Speller
              by JA Greenlee
      A True Friend
              by Ray Meeer
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Sliced Turkey Creole
      Hot Turkey Salad
      Turkey and Oysters Supreme
      Turkey Supreme
      Cold Relish(Alberta Epperson)
      Challah- Egg Bread
      Mincemeat Walnut Pudding
      Foamy Lemon Sauce
      Cranberry Apples
      Oven-browned Potato Fans
      Scalloped Mushrooms and Almonds
      Festive Nesselrode Pudding
      Swedish Gingersnaps
      Banana Split Dessert(Doretha Edwards)
    • Holiday Candies(recipes)-
      Butterscotch Yule Logs
      Pecan Roll
      Almond Nougat
      Caramel Pecan Nut Roll
              by Mrs MD Reagan
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Corned Beef Hash
      Beef and Vegetable Casserole
      Beef with Chinese-style Vegetables
      Veal Birds
      Beef Vegetable Soup
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Father, Go With Me
      I Could Not Call Her Mother
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

Volume 16, 1977: 12 Monthly Issues

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Volume 16, Issue #1: January 1977
Page Count: 64
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Lady & Phil(Roddey)
              by Barbara Roddey
    • MINI MODISTE:
      New Year's Eve Gold Trimmed Formal(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Daisy Basket(Embroidery)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      It's All Done With Mirrors...
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • PATTERN:
      9" Tatted Doily
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Beret(knit)
              by Mrs Charles Notkin
    • PATTERN:
      20" Rice Stitch Delight Doily(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Child's Cap, Mitten, Scarf Set(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Crochet Stole
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Siamese Cat(embroidery)
              by Janice Schade
    • PATTERN CORRECTION:
      Flower Garden Afghan(crochet)
              by Helen Davis(Sept. 1976)
    • POEMS:
      Alterations
              by Raymond Stark
      Wheeler Dealer
              by Pearl Kell
      Answers to Myself
              by Connie Lambeth
      Daughter's Visit
              by Tina Costa
      Old Thoughts, Old Music
              by Raymond Stark
      Counter Blues
              by Dester Lee Ward
      Trees of the Southland
              by Mrs Margaret Jamison
      Winter
              by Grace Rhinebeck
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Honey Apple Cake(Mary Carper)
      Carrot Pie(Elsie Swanson)
      Cherry Cha Cha(Maxine Ballew)
      No-Fry Doughnuts(Marianne Hite)
      Ham and Mushroom Pie
      Crock-pot New England Boiled Dinner
      Pork Chops with Rice
      Cabbage Casserole(Mrs EE Lewis)
      Pistachio Dessert
      German Beef Stew(Beverly Marshall)
      Angel Pie(Beverly Marshall)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Barbecued Ham Sandwich
      Spinach-Orange-Avocado Salad
      Hot Chicken Sandwich
      Creamed Chicken or Turkey
      Jellied Vegetable Salad
      Chicken-Avocado-Rice Salad
      Mixed Vegetable Salad
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Takin' the Papers
      How the Sunshine Came
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 16, Issue #2: February 1977
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      For the Love of Dolls-
              by Mary Harrison
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Patriotic At-Home Dress(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Tulip Spray(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Carpeting a Wall
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Fingerprint Notes & Cards
              by Betty Wells
    • TUTORIAL:
      Yarn Flowers
              by Mrs Douglas E Myers
    • TUTORIAL:
      Handpainted Stationery
              by Marian L Harris
    • PATTERN:
      Diamond Quilt
              by Mrs Phillip Houck
    • PATTERN:
      Christening Coat, Cap in Broomstick Lace
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      I Gladly Give
              by Connie Lambeth
      With Your Help
              by Connie Lambeth
      Reflections of Home
              by Laurie English Dawson
      Faith
              by Evelynn Birtwell
      Spring
              by Jen Nelson
      Spring Will Be Tomorrow
              by Dorothy Kreith
      Taste of Life
              by Raymond Stark
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Meatball Casserole
      Hot Chicken Salad Pie
      Reuben Bake(Agnes M McNamara)
      New England Clam Chowder(Donna Brooks)
      Candlelight Carrots(Betty Ruth Giglio)
      Porcupine Tuna Balls
      Taco Chip Casserole(Marg. Moore)
      Bierocks(Elaine Davis)
      Hard-boiled Egg Cookies
      Marshmallow Brownies
      Crunchy Apricot Cae
      Cheese Coffeecake(Edna Schoenbeck)
      Snow Pudding with Custard Sauce
      Coconut Butterscotch Pie(Ruby E Piper)
      Pumpkin Spice Cake
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Corn Flake Pie Crust
      Oatmeal Lace Cookies
      Apple Crisp
      Drop Brownies
      Pineapple Upside-down Cake
      Blueberry Upside-down Dessert
      Apple Pudding Mix
      Rye Muffins
      Toffee Cookies
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      An Old Man's Story
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 16, Issue #3: March 1977
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Mary, the Kitchen Table Florist(artificial)
              by J Igie
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Fancy Stripes Dress(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      ???(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Big Rugs From Little Pieces Grow!
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Swedish Weaving
              by American Thread Co.
    • ARTICLE:
      What's In a Label?
              by Elaine A Gardner
    • ARTICLE:
      Hints for a Hemiplegic
              by Mildred Richmond
    • PATTERN:
      Star Tatted Doily
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • QUILT PATTERN:
      The Hunt,Four Four Time(pieced)
              by Bernice Cooper
    • POEMS:
      March Wind
              by Rita Martz
      Tomorrow
              by Raymond Stark
      Grandmother's Gift
              by Grace B Taylor
      Majestic Painter
              by Margaret Jamison
      Soliliquy To a Southpaw
              by Billie M Strickland
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Kiyuri Namasu(Japanese Cucumber Relish Salad)
      Chinese Fried Rice
      Bitso Bitso(Filipino Sweet Potato Patties)
      Chinese Sweet Sour Spareribs(Margaret V Freitas)
      Sandwich Filling
      Sauerkraut Rye Bread(Mrs McNamara)
      Noodle, Tuna Casserole(Edna Hohl)
      Shrimp Dip or Spread(Bonnie L Hess)
      Crispy Apricot Dessert
      Fruit Cobbler(Mrs James Traynor)
      Sherbet Salad(Mary Ricken)
      Pink Salad(Katherine Smith)
      Poverty Cake(Mrs Clyde Schrader)
      Watergate Salad(Zenobia M Tipton)
      Two Flavor Fudge
      Old-fashioned Cream Pie(Lucille Denton)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Lamb Stew
      Scotch Broth
      Brunswick Stew
      Split Pea Soup with Franks
      Chicken Gumbo
      Bean Chowder
      Potato Soup
      Quick French Onion Soup
      Surprise Chocolate Cake
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      All There Is to School(Douglas Mallogh)
      One, Two, Three(Henry Cuyler Bunner)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 16, Issue #4: April 1977
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Moving On
              by Berta Adams
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Finish As You Go Dress(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Day Lilies(applique,embroidery)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Ready Ruffles Done With Tension Rods
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Easter Mobile(meat trays)
              by Mar M Comstock
    • ARTICLE:
      Collecting...Start Your Child on a Lifelong Hobby
              by Marlene Serrao
    • TUTORIAL:
      Everlasting Flowers(yarn)
              by Diane Gillham
    • ARTICLE:
      The Button Collector
              by Bonnie Eller
    • PATTERN:
      Crocheted White Basket
              by Vida
    • PATTERN:
      Spring Stripes Place Mat(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN CORRECTION:
      Knit Beret
              by Mrs Charles Notkin(January 1977)
    • POEMS:
      Living Day By Day
              by Mrs Juanita R Bonnette
      April
              by Mrs Rita P Martz
      The Betrayal
              by Martha Morris
      The Legend of the Dogwood Tree
              by Unknown
      Country Rhyme
              by Beulah Fenderson Smith
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Kulich Traditional Polish Easter Bread(Phyllis Slater)
      Skillet Supper(Elaine Davis)
      Chicken Elizabeth(Elaine Davis)
      Lasagne
      Saucy Beef in Foil(Mary Mooney)
      Mom's Cheese Ball(Karen Scott)
      Cherry Mallow Cobbler(Mrs Media Pool)
      Ham Divan Sandwiches(Mrs Media Pool)
      Mint Salad
      Gelatin Cake(Leona LeMasters)
      Rhubarb Crunch(Maxine Ballew)
      Rhubarb Fool(Marion L Kirby)
      Ham Fried Rice(Elaine Davis)
      Rhubarb and Jello Jam(Mary Sicillia)
      Sugar Cookies(Mrs Helene Burnette)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Barbecued Turkey Roast
      Turkey Mushroom Scallop
      Chicken Polynesian
      Turkey-Ham Curry
      Chicken Livers with Pineapple
      Apple Crisp
      Chicken Croquettes
      Different Meatloaf(CORRECTION- Nov. 1976)
              by Nancy Carter
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 16, Issue #5: May 1977
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Eggshell Artistry- Gertrude Poling
              by Faith B Lasher
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Prom Gown(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Cattle or Livestock(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      A Corker of an Idea
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      Summer On the Farm
              by Jean Jungst
    • ARTICLE:
      Just a Mother
              by Doris M Johnston
    • ARTICLE:
      The Mud Cat Chimney
              by Erna Eddins
    • PATTERN:
      DC Mesh Mini(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • POEMS:
      Kinship With Nature
              by Ruth J Jorgensen
      coming Soon
              by JA Greenlee
      My Mother
              by Mrs Flossie Wagner
      A Boy's Dream
              by Veronica A Parr
      If
              by Connie Lambeth
      As I Grow Old
              by Dorothy Kury
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Vegetable Stuffed Green Peppers
      Seafood Newburg
      Tuna Cakes
      Quick Chili(Mrs Lawrence E Wiland)
      Mashed Potato Hamburger Salad
      Different Meatloaf- CORRECTION(Nov 1976)
      Turkey Hawaiian(Mrs P Murphy)
      Old-Time Chocolate Chip Cookies(Mrs Lawrence E Wiland)
      Self-Frosting Cake(Mrs KF Wrenn)
      Carrot Cake(Helen E Greeley)
      Calico Salad(Nancy Meyer)
      Saucy Beef in Foil(Mary Mooney)
      Veal Loaf(Mrs Media Pool)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes(no wheat, milk))-
      Peanut Butter Cookies
      Corn Flake Cookies
      Banana Bread
      Date Bars
      Sugar Cookies
      Chiffon Cake
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Towser Shall be Tied Tonight
      The Old Ash Hopper(Mrs Edith P Lockyer)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 16, Issue #6: June 1977
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Flowers Are Her Thing- Grace Swanson
              by Beth Hibbs
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Adaptation of Eleanor Roosevelt's Wedding Dress(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Cross-stitch Rose(embroidery)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Pauline's Porch-Rail Posies
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Lovely Scented Rose Beads
              by Janet R Balmforth
    • ARTICLE:
      "Good Old Days"
              by Myrele Dee Cameron
    • PATTERN:
      14 1/2" Star of Hope Doily
              by J&P Coats
    • PATTERN:
      Shell-crochet Sacque
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      My Dad
              by Frances Faulin
      Homesick
              by Mabel Melton
      A Part of Home
              by Carylyn R Aycock
      The Wonder Of It All
              by Gwenda C Hopkins
      Happiness
              by Grace Rhinebeck
      The Gardener
              by Pauline Pavlick
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Tuna Sandwich Hawaiian
      Mandarin Spareribs
      Easy Lasagne Casserole
      Tomato Cheese Bake
      Shrimp Scampi
      All-in-One Skillet Supper
      Oven-crusted Chicken
      Spicy Baked Corned Beef
      Biscuit Strawberry Shortcake
      Luscious Blueberry Muffins
      Orange Sherbet
      Syrup Sponge Cake
      Banana Coconut Bake
      Old Time Chocolate Chip Cookies(Mrs Lawrence E Wiland)
    • Strawberry Stupendous!(recipes)-
      Strawberry Milkshake
      Strawberry Cake
      Strawberry Cream Pie
      Strawberry Ice Cream
      Strawberry Chiffon Pie
      Frosty Strawberry Dessert
      Strawberry Delight
      No Cook Strawberry Jam
      Strawberry Cheese Pie
              by Bette Wells
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK(letters):
      Be Practical, Grow Herbs and Spices!
              by Evelyn Baker
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Grapefruit Ginger Salad
      Cranberry Souffle Salad
      Salmon Loaf
      Pan-fried Fillet of Sole
      Chicken Salad Sandwiches
      Garden Patch Salad
      Herbed Garden Salad
      Beef Stew
              by Nancy Carter
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 16, Issue #7: July 1977
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Call It Macarone
              by Mary McCourt Anderson
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Openwork Summer Dress(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Decorating With Baskets
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Day or Night Owl(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • ARTICLE:
      A Catalog of Memories
              by Elizabeth Repleh
    • PATTERN:
      Crocheted Apple String Holder
              by Coats & Clark
    • QUILT PATTERN:
      2 Versions, Wheel of Fortune Quilt(pieced)
              by Bernice Cooper
    • POEMS:
      Aimless
              by Margaret Hillert
      Happy Birthday, America
              by Jen Nelson
      Travelin'
              by Margaret Berryman Bronston
      Make Mine Laugh
              by Virginia S Martino
      Today's Thought
              by Donna Ballenger
      Please, Uncle Sam
              by Dester Lee Ward
      Where Nature Rules
              by Sheila Waters
      Grandpa's "Happy" Helpmate
              by Louise Johnson Dominy
      A Favorite Pet
              by Hazel June Staton
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Bacon-wrapped Beef Patties
      Shrimp Salad
      Hot Chicken Salad Pie
      Reuben Bake
      Italian Sausage Zucchini Soup
      Porcupine Tuna Balls
      Tomatoes Provencale
      Rice Casserole(Mrs Edwin Verzatt)
      Blueberry Waffles
      Fresh Blueberry Cobbler(Mrs McNamara)
      Delicious Peach Cream Pie
      Peanut Butter Pie
      Grasshopper Pie
      Chocolate Chip Pie
      Grandma's Oatmeal Specials(Mrs Lawrence E Wiland)
      Super Orange Soda
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK(letters):
      Lilacs Need Understanding
              by Evelyn Baker
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Corn-stuffed Tomato Salad
      Pea and Cheese Salad
      Egg and Veal Salad
      Eggs Stuffed with Crab Meat
      Vegetable-Cheese Salad
      Cherry Cottage Cheese Molds
      Golden Glow Salad
      Noodle Drumstick Dinner
              by Nancy Carter
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 16, Issue #8: August 1977
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      'Rustic' Nail Art- Mrs Leora McCarthy
              by Francis W Connors
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Poncho, Skirt, Boots(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Ruby's Friendship Block(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Should You 'Hang' Your Relatives?
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      Coupon Clipping Is Big Business
              by Evelyn Cason Tuller
    • ARTICLE:
      Instant Spanish Furniture
              by Nancy Wood
    • ARTICLE:
      The Old Country Store
              by Mabel Melton
    • PATTERN:
      18" Five Petals Doily(crochet)
              by Vida
    • POEMS:
      The Children
              by Starrlette L Howard
      Our Boys
              by Dester Lee Ard
      The Old Yard Fence
              by Mildred Summers
      Communion
              by Ola V Feighner
      My Heart Never Wandered
              by Ellen Grimster
      Strength of Life
              by Mrs Isla Davis
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Stuffed Beef Roll-ups(Mary Condos)
      Tomato Cheese Bake
      Ham'n Noodle Supper
      Chicken Casserole
      Apple'n Chicken Salad
      Favorite Baked Fish
      Cucumber Relish
      Baked Hash
      Chocolate Raisin Cookies(Mrs Carlyle Schumacher)
      Ice Cream Frosting(Mrs Lawrence E Wiland)
      Cherry Delicious
      Sunny's Special(Sunny Diecker)
      Fruit Cobbler(Dolores Kling)
      Kool-aid Sherbet(Ada G Bradley)
      Cocoa-Cola Salad(Mrs Peggy Ann Hogge)
      Aunt Maggie's Frosted Fruit Salad(Cecil Long)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Dilly Carrots and Beans
      Chili Beanburgers
      Baked Beans
      Lima Bean Casserole
      Quick-stuffed Green Peppers
      Spinach Souffle
      Orange-Honeyed Acorn Squash
      Summer Squash Bake
      Spareribs and Sauerraut
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Stubborn Grandfolk(Edgar A Guest)
      Babies(Guy E McMinimy)
      An Impossible Girl
      Amazing Grace
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 16, Issue #9: September 1977
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Personalized Quilts- Mrs Ronald(Monica) Guldan
              by Mrs Ronald Guldan
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Tunic Top and Skirt(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Painting Magic(painting,embroidery)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      We're Coming Back to Earth
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Wishing Well Planter
              by Nevlin Hummel
    • ARTICLE:
      The Maid
              by Juanita M Nelson
    • ARTICLE:
      Endurance Record
              by Berta Adams
    • PATTERN:
      Geometric Afghan(crochet)
              by American Thread Co
    • POEMS:
      Make Your Million Like a Man
              by Dorothy Sparhawk Holmes
      To Lucian
              by Vicky Piticar
      Burnt Blossoms
              by Claire Angelis
      An Invitation
              by Elsie M Geizer
      Armchair Traveler
              by Mary McNorton
      End of Day
              by Maria Balok
      Autumn Visitor
              by Marion Amedick
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Western Stew
      Cheesy Zucchini
      Meat Muffins
      Sweet Potato Pudding Casserole
      Texas Beans
      Quick Eggplant Casserole
      Nantucket Minestrone
      Noodle Pudding
      Family Green Beans
      Nebraska Broccoli
      Chicken Chutney
      Mayonnaise Chicken
      Chicken in Sour Cream
      Shrimp Rolls
      Sticky Tomatoes
      Party Chicken Salad
      Tomato Fritters
      Zucchini Squash Stew(Margaret Blubaugh)
      Peanut Sauce for Vegetables(Marie Rogers)
      Spanish Casserole(Sunny Diecker)
      Streusel Coffeecake
      Sour Cream Cake(Dorothy E Montgomery)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Brown Bread(no wheat,eggs)
      Rye Crackers(no wheat,eggs)
      Barley Biscuits(ditto)
      Rye Bread Sticks(ditto)
      Rolled Oat Muffins(no wheat)
      Corn Bread(no wheat)
      Waffles(no wheat)
      Spoon Bread(no wheat)
      Cornmeal Pancakes(no wheat)
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      The Good Old Days Were When
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 16, Issue #10: October 1977
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Make Rice Mosaics
              by Joanne Whitfield
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Crochet Evening Gown(11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      The Country Village(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      All That Gleams Is Not Brass
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Carpet Pictures
              by Ruth M Haux
    • ARTICLE:
      The Passing Of the Ice House
              by Rosalie C Batson
    • PATTERN:
      Pansy Motif Afghan(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Say It With Daisies Baby Sacque,bootees(crochet,puff stitch)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Sunbonnet Sue and Overall Sam Tuck-ins(felt)
              by Mrs Olga E Ashurst
    • POEMS:
      Somehow My Love
              by Sylvia Harmon
      Just a Piece of Summer
              by Raymond Stark
      Autumn Activity
              by Marion Amedick
      Though Grandma's Gone
              by Robert Thielen
      Welcome To October
              by Harriet Whipple
      On Halloween
              by Harriet Whipple
      Beyond These Tasks
              by Mildred Wead
      Time
              by Madeline Haun Daniels
      A Smile
              by Ramona Vincent
      The Seasons
              by Elizabeth C Bray
      Rain
              by Elizabeth C Bray
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Walnut Pie(Mrs Frances R Lanfair)
      Miracle Whip Pineapple Cake(Mrs FR Lanfair)
      Sour Cream Chip Cake(Katherine Dutton)
      Six Week Muffins(Zenobia M Tipton)
      Tomato Preserve(Luella Reisner)
      Cheese Ball
      Poor Man's Cake
      Skillet Stroganoff
      Ham and Noodle Medley
      Irish Stew
      Butter Crust Fried Chicken
      Veal Chops in Sour Cream
      Chicken Burgers
      Pumpkin Fritters
      Salmon Loaf(Marie Rogers)
      Beet Jelly
      Granma's Oatmeal Specials- CORRECITON(July 1977)
    • Preserves(recipes):
      Lime Pickles
      Barbecue Sauce(Catherine Blank)
      Tomato Soup(Catherine Blank)
      Green-Tomato Mincemeat(Mrs Dorothy Drackley)
      Old Time Pear Mincemeat(Mrs Dorothy Drackley)
      Green Apple, Green Tomato Relish(Katherine Dutton)
      Grape Juice
      Beet Chow-Chow
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Chicken Polynesian
      Chicken Breast and Vegetables
      Chicken Sauce
      Soybean Shepherd's Pie
      Egg and Vegetable Casserole
      Stroganoff Turkey Wings
      Soybean Chili
              by Nancy Carter
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      God's Promise(John Greenleaf Whitter)
      The Mystic Spell
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 16, Issue #11: November 1977
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Creative collector- Grace and her Apple-head Dolls
              by Mrs Grace Lynn
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Strapless Shaped Formal(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Alternate Frames(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Make Your "Oops-A-Daisy"
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Hanging Bird House Planter
              by Leora McCarthy
    • ARTICLE:
      Elephant Hunting Without a Gun
              by Marilyn Lee
    • ARTICLE:
      The Story of "Soaps"
              by Beverly Swerdlow Brown
    • PATTERN:
      The Tabard(crochet)
              by Vida
    • PATTERN:
      Bon Bon Stripes Afghan(knit)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Aran Turtle Neck(knit)
              by American Thread Co.
    • POEMS:
      Crazy Quilt
              by Margaret Hillert
      Prayer For Thanksgiving
              by Marion Amedick
      My Homeland
              by Maxine Randall
      When Chasms Came
              by Raymond Stark
      Prairie Wind
              by Florence Howery Roddy
      Give Me a Fireplace
              by Sue Thompson Taylor
      Twilight on the Plains
              by BA Richardson
      The Call
              by Connie Lambeth
      "Awakened" By a Bird
              by RE Achenback
      Finding the Source
              by Rachel W Evans
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Stuffed Pork Chops
      Whipped Sweet Potatoes(Mrs P Murphy)
      Shortcut Turkey Pie
      Holiday Carrot-Cabbage Slaw(Mrs Olen Begly)
      Red Flannel Hash
      Dried Beef in Sour Cream Sauce
      Chicken Casserole(Louise Rachels)
      Scalloped Potatoes(Mrs Cecil Long)
      Walnut-Pineapple Delight
      Date Graham Pudding
      Moist Pecan Pie
      Nut Crisps
      Raisin Scones
      Favorite Fruit Roll
      Baked Cranberry Pudding
      Easy Holiday Fruitcake
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:(letters)
      Growing Healthy Garden Mums
              by Evelyn Baker
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Vegetable Medley
      Mexican Panned Corn
      Eggplant Tomato Casserole
      Wilted Spinach
      Beets with Orange Sauce
      Chinese Style Mushrooms
      Quick Candied Sweet Potatoes
      Chinese Style Cauliflower
      Cabbage Cooked in Milk
      Potato-Cheese Bake
      Potato Patties
              by Nancy Carter
    • THE SINGING APPLE TREE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Pennsylvania Applesauce Bread
      Filled Apple Muffins
      Mama's Applesauce Spice Cake
      Apple Butter
      Mama's Apple Dumplings
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      The Good Old Days(Burnette Mutter)
      Whisperin' Bill(Irving Bacheller)
      It Isn't the Church - It's You
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 16, Issue #12: December 1977
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Piecing A Better World Quilt
              by Wilber Helen Lewis
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Mrs Santa(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Steps to the Windmill(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Oil, Wax & Elbow Grease
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      Ice Fishing In the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes
              by Jean Jungst
    • TUTORIAL:
      Give Macrame For Christmas-
      Plant Hanger,
      Kitchen Towel Rack
      Key Chain
              by Bonnie Richter
    • ARTICLE:
      Newsletter Greetings
              by Lena Braun
    • TUTORIAL:
      Kitchen Note Pad Holder(child's paddle game)
              by Ruth Baxa
    • ARTICLE:
      Inexpensive Christmas Gifts
              by Virginia R Sink
    • PATTERN:
      12 1/2" Tatted Daisy Doily
              by Myrtle M Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Christmas Stocking Tree Ornament(crochet)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • PATTERN:
      Shell-Trimmed Crocheted Vest(10-20,42-44)
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Ripple Knit Afghan
              by Aloma Faye Ratliff
    • PATTERN:
      Easy Shrug(knit)
              by Bess Notkin
    • PATTERN:
      Cathedral Window Afghan(crochet)
              by Helen Davis
    • POEMS:
      Book of Days
              by Raymond Stark
      Magic Season
              by Grace Rhinebeck
      Never Lonely
              by Lucy Goodnight
      Sacred Night
              by Marion Amedick
      Dreadful Winter?
              by Marie Stull
      Divine Overhearing
              by A Dean Johnson
      Cheer
              by Bessie E Sullivan
      Past
              by June Hill
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Turkey Encore
      Mushroom Giblet Turkey Stuffing
      Noodles Romanoff With Turkey
      Turkey Scrapple
      Pork Scaloppine
      Puchero
      Apple-Glazed Carrots
      Banana Chocolate Bit Cookies(Elsie Swanson)
      Caramel Chews
      Mandarin Souffle
      Cheese-Poppy Seed Spooned Bread
      Delicious Yogurt Pie(Mrs Bess Notkin)
      Stained Glass Window Cake(Mrs B Notkin)
      Our Impossible Pie
      Frosted Date Balls
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Mid-Winter Garden Chat
              by Mrs Lawrence E Wiland
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Puffy Omelet
      Plain or French Omelet
      Tuna Scramble
      Eggs a la King
      Creole Eggs
      Ham and Eggs on Biscuits
      French Toast
              by Nancy Carter
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Mama's Rice and Corn Bread
      Rhode Island Red Brown Bread
      Grandpa Noble's Nut and Raisin Bread
      Mammy's Corn Bread
      Baking Powder Potato Bread
              by Florence Bryant
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

Volume 17, 1978: 12 Monthly Issues

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Volume 17, Issue #1: January 1978
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Shellcraft Art- From the Sea- Louise Tuggle
              by Edith Flowers Kilgo
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Office Dress(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • CRIB QUILT:
      Down On the Farm(embroidery),part 1-
      Alternate Block, Rooster, Turkey, Barn
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Solid Treasure in Refinished Oak
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      A Patchwork World
              by Joy Boone
    • ARTICLE:
      Our Plants Are Keeping Us Young
              by Wilma Ransom
    • ARTICLE:
      A Mother's Love
              by Jeanie Brown
    • TUTORIAL:
      Being Crafty With Scraps
              by Ruth Baxa
    • TUTORIAL:
      No Two-Alike Place Mats
              by Ruth Baxa
    • PATTERN:
      Wise Old Owl(crocheted)
              by Vida
    • PATTERN:
      Easy Knitted Hat with Earflaps(child's)
              by Bess Notkin
    • POEMS:
      Reserve a Moment
              by Raymond Stark
      January is a Misbehaved Miss
              by Nettie E Curtis
      My TP Magazine
              by Rhonda Friend
      The Day After Christmas
              by Billie Mason
      The First Snowfall
              by Jacqueline Cheney
      Suburbia
              by Virginia S Martino
      When Ma Is Sick
              by Anon
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Super Squash Bake
      Spanish Chicken and Rice
      Sweet Potato Balls
      Oven Baked Turkey Hash(Elsie Swanson)
      Haddock au Gratin(Elsie Swanson)
      Potato Apples
      Shortnin' Bread(Mrs Elaine Davis)
      Ham Loaf with Apricots
      Ham Chicken Loaf
      Chocolate Pound Cake
      Peanut Butter Divinity(Juanita Thomas)
      Black Devil's Cake(Muriel Harman)
      Easy Soft Sugar Cookies(Donna Lou Hames)
      Eggless Butterless Milkless Cake
      Mystery Cake
      Lime Salad
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      California Bound
              by Berta Adams
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Quick Ham Vegetable Chowder
      Cream of Pea Soup
      Broccoli Cheese Soup
      Cream of Corn Soup
      Soybean Sprout Soup
              by Nancy Carter
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Sauerkraut
              by Florence Bryant
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 17, Issue #2: February 1978
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      The Craft Market
              by Mary Graveline
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Eleanor Roosevelt Teenage Dress(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • CRIB QUILT:
      Down On the Farm(applique,embroidery),part 2-
      Heffer and Calf, Hen and Chicks, Mare and Colt
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Paper Pottery
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      My Winter Birds
              by Jean Jungst
    • PATTERN:
      Suede Purse with Watercolor Trim
              by Mary Graveline
    • PATTERN:
      Simple to Make Hat and Scarf Set(knit)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Broomstick Lace Tote Bag(crochet)
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Golden Sunlight Tablecloth(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • POEMS:
      Birthday
              by Jean S Harrison`
      Sunset Time and Raggedy Andy
              by Lorene Clark
      The Closing Sale
              by Starrlette L Howard
      If I Can Remember
              by Pearl Hand Cockrell
      A Moon That's Dark
              by Raymond Stark
      Message On the Wind
              by Maxine Randall
      A Periodical Statement
              by Charlotte L Babcock
      Which Niche?
              by Marilyn Rasmusen
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Spiced Short Ribs
      Braised Pork Orange Cranberry Sauce
      Braised Stuff Veal
      Custard Rice Pudding
      Meatballs with apples(Marie Rogers)
      Fried Beef Macaroni Casserole
      Chicken Fritters(Mrs Rhonda Alter)
      Turkey Curry
      Scalloped Chicken Casserole
      Pumpkin Bars
      Chiffon Honey Cake(Marie Rogers)
      Walnut Butter Spicke Cake
      Apple Upside Down Dessert
      Chocolate Roll
      Date Pilaf
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      If You Remember, Smile Some More
              by Lorene M Clark
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Frankfurter Scallop
      Potato-Crust Ham and Cheese
      Skinny Potato Scallop
      Manhattan Clam Chowder
      Yogurt Potato Salad
      Potato Pudding Puffs
              by Nancy Carter
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Sour Milk Biscuits
      Butter Brown Parsnips
      HOney Baked Squash
      Southern Spoon Bread
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Only A Pin
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 17, Issue #3: March 1978
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Restoring Antique Trunks
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Renew It In "Antique Bronze"
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      The Big Rabbit(bleach bottle)
              by Mrs Theron Guddledge
    • ARTICLE:
      Pen Pal Picnic Popularity Grows!
              by Rosie Tholl
    • PATTERN:
      Tiny Knitted Easter Bunnies
              by Mrs Jean Jungst
    • PATTERN:
      Reverse Crochet Rug
      Woven Rug
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Lacy Panel Pullover(knit,36-44)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILT PATTERNS:
      True Lover's Knot, Battle of the Alamo(pieced)
              by Bernice Cooper
    • POEMS:
      Who
              by Lucille E Hobbs
      A Lonely Day
              by Lucy Goodnight
      Easter Triumph
              by Marion Amedick
      Aging Gracefully
              by Mrs Isla Davis
      I Wish I Had Known You
              by Raymond Stark
      Discovery
              by Madeline Daniels
      My Grandson
              by Sally DeVall
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Oriental Tuna Salad
      Eggaroni
      Salmon Vegetable Casserole
      Pork Potato Goulash
      Veal Parmigiana
      Chicken Chop Suey(Rhonda Alter)
      Eggplant Appetizer(Mrs Minoo Adenwalla)
      Quick Dinner Stew(Mrs Cooper)
      Oat Spice Cake
      Beet-Apple Pie
      Calico Kate's Date Cake(Mrs Delsie Dean)
      Hawaiian Pie(Mrs Cecelia Butterfras)
      Banana Souffle
      Carrot Pecan Cake(Mary Gikas)
    • Menus for Babies(recipes):
      Sugarless Teething Biscuits
      Banana/Apple Whip
      Cereal Toppers
      Baby Vegetable Broth
      Sandwich Ideas
              by Mrs Bette O'Connor
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Houseplants Are My Hobby
              by Mildred Richmond
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Egg and Spring Onion Salad
      Molded Ham and Egg Salad
      Egg and Kidney Bean Salad
      Mandarin Orange-Cheese Salad
      Apple and Cheese Salad
      Blue or Roquefort Cheese Dressing
      Slim Salmon Loaf
      Cheddar Cheese Dressing
              by Nancy Carter
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Lemon Pie Filling
      Mama's Meringue
      Easy custard Pie
      Carmel Coconut Pie
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      The Wife-Hunting Deacon
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 17, Issue #4: April 1978
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      A Crocheted Collection of Animals from A-Z
              by Carole Kuzma
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Victorian Styled Gown(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Old-Fashioned Garden Path(embroidery)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Make A Snack Roller
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Decorative Topiary Tree
              by Mary Crotty
    • ARTICLE:
      "Taylor-Made"- Rita and Larry Taylor
              by Mary McCourt Anderson
    • PATTERN:
      Ruffled Doily(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Finger Puppets(felt)
              by Ruth Baxa
    • POEMS:
      Spring, You Are Fickle
              by Ruth Bousman
      Cheers For the Old-Fashioned Cry
              by A Dean Johnson
      Only For the Spring
              by Mrs Starrlette
      Footsteps
              by Jerry Walsh
      Growing Older
              by Florence M Williams
      Life For Me
              by Raymond Stark
      Anniversary Song
              by Iris W Bray
      ...Unless
              by Florence Wahl Otter
      Junior Master Chef
              by Mary Strayer
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Bacon Crisps(Mrs Carlyle Schumacher)
      No Peek Beef Casserole(Mrs Pearl Bauer)
      Surprise Hamburger Pie(Dixie Fincher)
      Pinto Bean Casserole
      New England Skillet Dinner
      Uses for the Microwave Oven(Ann Dutton)
      Strawberry Dessert
      Disappearing Marshmallow Brownies
      Butterfinger Dessert
      Best Ever Lemon Pie(Dixie Fincher)
      Banana Cream Cheese Pie(Mrs Carlyle Schumacher)
      Raspberry Salad(Mrs C Schumacher)
      Date Apricot Bars
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      Memories of Yesterday- Mississippi Queen
              by Madeline Daniels
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Baked Franfurters and Rice
      Beans and Sausage
      American Lasagna
      Cheese Rarebit
      Baked Beans
      Barbecued Lima Beans
      Jellied Cottage Cheese Fruit Salad
              by Nancy Carter
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Mama's Butter Cakes
      Mama's One Egg Cake
      Mama's Chocolate Butter Frosting
      Burnt Sugar Special Cake
      Mama's Burnt Sugar Frosting
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Signs of Spring(Mary McCourt Anderson)
      The Grapevine Swing(Samuel Minturn Peck)
      Touching Shoulders
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 17, Issue #5: May 1978
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Clothespin Creations
              by Joanne Whitfield
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Scalloped Dress for Summer(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      An Old-Fashioned Garden(embroidered), part 2- Pillowcase Design
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Renew Your Kitchen Cabinets
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Houseplant Dolls
              by Mary McCourt Anderson
    • PATTERN:
      Lacy Panel Pullover(knit,36-44)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • PATTERN:
      Knit a Shrug Sweater(4-8)
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      Gratitude
              by Dorothy E Montgomery
      Mother's Joy
              by Flora E McIntyre
      Mother
              by BA Richardson
      Dear Friend Across the Miles
              by Miss Dorothy Safford
      Spring Song
              by Florence Howery Roddy
      Key-Hole
              by Maria Balok
      The Distant Drum
              by Jerry Walsh
      A Mother's Eyes
              by Carl L Olson
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Tuna Bisque
      Tuna Sandwich Hawaiian
      Chinese Beef
      Topsy Turvy Chicken
      Cauliflower Supreme
      Ham Loaf
      Chicken Apple Salad Sandwich
      Chicken Wing Chasseur(P Murphy)
      Apricot Surprise(Maxine Ballew)
      No Crust Coconut Pie(M Ballew)
      Vegetable Cake(M Ballew)
      Cloverleaf Rolls(Mrs Joe Mobley)
      No Bake Pineapple, Whipped Cream Cake(Bess Notkin)
      Church Windows(Pat Fosnaugh)
      Green Dessert(Bess Notkin)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Jellied Egg Ring
      Green Soybean Salad
      Three Bean Salad
      Tossed Soybean Sprout Salad
      Molded Fruit Salad
      Peach-Melon-Cheese Salad
      Jellied Citrus Avocado Salad
      Fruit Salad Dressing
              by Nancy Carter
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Fried Oysters, Mama's Way
      Oven Baked Scalloped Oysters
      Clam Chowder
      Pioneer Fish Chowder
      Shrimp A La Newburg
      Mama's Old Fashioned Stew and Dumplings
      Oyster Dressing
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Wagon Train(Carrie M Hogan)
      Hell in Texas
      Just Folks Friendly Greetings(Edgar A Guest)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 17, Issue #6: June 1978
Page Count: 56
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Zelta Still Sees the Wonder of Dolls- Mrs Zelta Smaka
              by Vicki Lockhart
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Summer Shell, Skirt(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      June Wedding Quilt(embroidery)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Roses For Remembrance
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Picture On an Easel
              by Ruth Baxa
    • ARTICLE:
      Antique Wall-
      Re "Should You Hang Your Relatives?"
              by Mrs Linda Phipps
    • ARTICLE:
      Her Christmas Specialty- Colonial Dolls(Mrs Bill(Fern) Dean)
              by Betty L Town
    • ARTICLE:
      What Is Assertiveness?
              by Mary Jean Belton
    • ARTICLE:
      The Bird In the Bush
              by Pearl A Franklin
    • POEMS:
      To Be A Senior Citizen
              by Kate Kelly Thomas
      The World Is Beautiful
              by Florence Howery Roddy
      Reminiscence
              by Dorothy Dunlap
      Dresser Woes
              by Pearl Kell
      Together
              by Jerry Walsh
      Wind Flowers
              by MK Wickersham
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Chicken With Eggplant
      Turkey Salad Supreme
      Chicken Stuffed Pancakes
      Croquettes
      Louisiana Scallops
      Baked Bologna(Dixie Fincher)
      Borsch
      Crusty Water Rolls
      Syrup Sponge Cake
      Pineapple Custard Mold
      Strawberry Pickles(Mrs VA Mooney)
      Frosted Tea Squares
      Hawaiian Sherbet
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      The Story on Comfrey
              by Nellie S Sabin
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      Papa's Tin Lizzie
              by Josephine Hohlfeld
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Slim Jim Baked Chicken
      Chicken Paprikash
      Celery and Chicken Gumbo
      Chicken and Rice Mexicana
      Silhouette Chicken Salad
      Chicken Taos with Rice
      Far East Chicken
      Chicken Mousse
              by Nancy Carter
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 17, Issue #7: July 1978
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Bear Facts and Fancy Bears(toys)- Terese and Pennie Horras
              by Ann Brower
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Pleated Skirt, Blouson Top(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      White Crosses(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Antique- Without Gooping
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      Getting More Out of Life
              by June Israel
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • TUTORIAL:
      Floating Toys
              by Ruth Baxa
    • BUDGET HELPERS(recipes):
      Extended Mayonnaise
      Homemade Window Cleaner
      Homemade Soft Oleo
              by Mrs Robert Moon
    • ARTICLE:
      Christmas Ornaments Trace Family History
              by Tillie Schoech
    • PATTERN:
      Crocheted Jewelry
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Crochet a Square Surplice(6-9mo)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Patio or Poolside Sandals(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Crocheted Fringed Bag
              by American Thread Co.
    • POEMS:
      Declaration of Independance
              by Maggie Aldridge
      The Depot
              by Rachel Hartnett
      Motherhood
              by Starrlette L Howard
      Grandma Speaks
              by Mary C Ferris
      Grandma's Lament
              by Jean Condor Soule
      Summer's Garden
              by Starrlette L Howard
      Whistles
              by Dorothy Aldis
      The Reason
              by Hubert Hix
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Chicken Salad(Ruth E Rickard)
      Macaroni Salad(Mrs Edward G Enos Jr)
      Squash Bake(Ruth Rickard)
      Mexican Salad(Ruth E Rickard)
      Cranburgers(Mrs Olen Begly)
      Mashed Potato Salad(Lana Lawley)
      Salmon Souffle(Elsie Swanson)
      Zucchini Casserole
      Pecan Peach Pie
      No-Bake Brownies
      Carrot and Apricot Casserole(Dolores Czerwinski)
      Pineapple Pudding Cake
      Blueberry Buckle
      M&M Cookies(Ruth Rickard)
      Cottage Cheese Walnut Cookies(Mrs George F Kraus)
    • CORRECTION:
      Crochet Doll Dress
              WH Christmas Annual 1977
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • My Diet(recipes)-
      Rice Garden Salad
      Herb Sauce
      Oregano Sauce
      Nectar Perfection Salad
      Cinnamon Nut Toast
      Bowl o' Greens
      Molded Waldorf Salad
      Miniature Party Cheese Wafers
      Saucy Potatoes and Green Beans
      Carrot-Potato Casserole
      Baked Fried Potatoes
      Pink Potato Salad
      Stuffed Tomato-Potato Salad
              by Nancy Carter
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Blueberry Muffins
      Aunt Birdie's Crumb Muffins
      Tea Biscuits
      Kahler Farm Tea Cakes
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      The Flag Goes By(Henry Holcomb Bennett)
      Poor Little Jim
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 17, Issue #8: August 1978
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Saw Painting- Clara Koenig
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Summer Shell, Skirt with Variations(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      The Owl Quilt(embroidery,applique)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Too Tall For the Shelf Grandfather Clocks
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      Wisconsin Man is Adept at Rugmaking- Don Cratsenberg
              by Clarice L. Moon
    • TUTORIAL:
      Create a Pretty Picture
              by Phyllis Peters
    • PATTERN:
      Almond-Shaped Doily(crochet)
              by Vida
    • POEMS:
      Too Old, But Not Old Enough
              by Lucille Howe
      A Cycle Within
              by Josephine Hohlfeld
      To The Over-Zealous
              by Mary McNorton
      The Wren
              by Lucy Goodnight
      Look Away Home
              by Connie Lambeth
      Log Cabin
              by Hazel Julia Betts
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Salad Mary(Mrs VA Mooney)
      Puffit(Mrs Elaine Davis)
      Mashed Potato Hamburger Salad
      Chicken Chow Mein
      Apple Tuna Casserole
      Beef Patties with Tomato Cheese Topping
      Beef-Macaroni Salad
      Cabbage and Carrot Slaw
      Orange-Peach Crumble(Mrs A Sauve)
      Banana Crumb Cake
      Baked Banana Rice Pudding
      Mushroom(shaped) Cookies
      Italian Vegetables
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      Earthquake '33
              by Berta Adams
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Green Tomato Pickle
      Misery Sweet Pickles
      Herbs and Spices Country Style
              by Florence Bryant
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • WORD SEARCH PUZZLE
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 17, Issue #9: September 1978
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Fabulous Hobby of Creating Dolls & Toys
              by Mrs Shirley Henry
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Graduated Baby Cable Ball Gown(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Triangle Maze(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • ARTICLE:
      Love...From My Silent World
              by Jean Hunt
    • ARTICLE:
      Slowing Down to Live It Up
              by June Israel
    • PATTERN:
      (6)Delicate Lace Edgings(crochet)
              by J&P Coats
    • PATTERN:
      Crochet a Square Surplice, Bonnet, Booties
              by American Thread Co.
    • POEMS:
      Ode to Age
              by Jane Hix
      Just a Mother
              by Laura Pierce
      Retiree's Wife
              by Mary Curtis
      Values
              by Mary E Hall
      Happiness Is
              by Carrie P Hummel
      Whatever Became?
              by Elma E Strine
      Above the Praises
              by Eva Beaver
      Skyscape
              by Starrlette L Howard
      Lesson One
              by Jo Gwyn Baldwin
      My Treasures
              by Maria Way
      Not To These Eyes
              by Jerry Walsh
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Sour Cream Sugar Cookies
      Mississippi Mud Cake(Verna Winters)
      Squash Bread(Phyllis Murphy)
      Blanc Mange
      Three Layer Raisin Pie(Ardyce I Dougherty)
      Grape Catsup
      Yeast Sopaillas(Mrs DK Spencer)
      Cucumber Soup(Mrs Minoo Adenwalla)
      Sweet French Buns(Elsie Swanson)
      Skillet Meatballs and Noodles
      Stuffed Tomatoes
      Dilled Corned-Beef and Macaroni Casserole
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      A Day for Remembering
              by Opal tucker
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 17, Issue #10: October 1978
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Dolls- How to Improve Your Collection With a Little "Doctoring"
              by Betty Hartung
    • MINI MODISTE:
      "Shirred" Empire Dress with Puff Sleeves(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Weight Lifter's Dumbbells(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Look Up!(other people do)
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      New Gloss For Old Flowers
              by Ann Brower
    • ARTICLE:
      Everyone Needs a Hobby
              by Lillian R Carr
    • ARTICLE:
      Grandmothers Have More Fun!
              by June Israel
    • PATTERN:
      Gingham Pillow in Arrowhead Pattern(cross-stitch)
              by Bernice Cooper
    • PATTERN:
      Winking Owl Tissue Case(felt)
              by Dianne Jacobs
    • POEMS:
      Early Winter
              by Alice Mae Hagan
      Autumn Is
              by Mrs Harriet C Whipple
      I'd Rather Be Tired Than Lonely
              by Pearl Clayton
      The Quilt of Memories
              by Mrs Philip Kerrigan
      October Magic
              by Harriet Whipple
      Be a Friend
              by Elaine J Vance
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Egg and Butter Chews
      Italian Anise Cookies
      Two Tone Pudding
      Southern Cornmeal Muffins
      Molasses-Pineapple Cookies
      Chocolate Applesauce Cake(Mrs Phyllis A Paquette)
      Double Peanut Butter Cookies
      Martha Washington Candy
      Beef and Vegetable Pie
      Featherlight Rolls
      Noodle Pudding with Pineapple
      Fresh Cabbage with Cheese Sauce
      Baked Meatballs
      Meatball Noodle Skillet
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days-
      1900-1920
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • Preserves(recipes)-
      Pickled Beans
      Small Cucumber Pickles
      Crab Apple Relish
      Beet Relish
      Pickled Onions
      Green Tomato Pickle
      Corn Relish
      Carrot Conserve
      Plum Preserves
      Ripe Tomato Pickle
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      The Pill(Uncle Abner)
      A Daily Motto
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Thoughts From My Loft
              by Dorothy E. Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 17, Issue #11: November 1978
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Decorative Painting Turnns Trash Into Treasure- Betty James
              by Edith Flowers Kilgo
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Baby Cable Skirt Cardigan(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Vase of Flowers(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      A 'Secret' Sewing Center
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Corn Cob Pilgrim Wreath
              by Jean Jungst
    • ARTICLE:
      The Scrapbook
              by Jean Jungst
    • ARTICLE:
      Unusual Bells- Her Hobby
              by Kate Beltramo
    • TUTORIAL:
      Hawaiian Turkey Centerpiece
              by Betty Nordwall
    • TUTORIAL:
      Two Bottle Plastic Dolls
              by Mrs G Thomas
    • PATTERN:
      Crocheted Party Belles Dress(8"doll)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Springtime Round Tablecloth(crochet)
              by J&P Coats
    • POEMS:
      The Dew
              by Madeline Daniels
      Winter Ceremony
              by Sally DeVall
      This is November
              by Harriet Whipple
      Renewal
              by Catherine Miller
      Our Strength Is More
              by Louise Dominy
      Semantics
              by Bertha Treling
      the Fishing Game
              by Sally DeVall
      My Green Friends
              by Sally DeVall
      I'm Retired Now!
              by Grandma D
      Prissy
              by Madeline Daniels
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Sausage, Potatoes and Peppers
      Ham-Cheese and Potato Bake
      Tomato Pork Cutlets
      Flank Steak with Herb Stuffing
      Turkey Dinner Pie
      Barbecued Turkey Drumsticks
      Orange Fluff Pie
      Oyster Stew
      Hershey's Chocolate Cake(Janice Persinger)
      Quick Chocolate Pudding(Ruby Gorecki)
      Little Almond Fruit Cakes
      Holiday Jello Mold(Mary Gikas)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      Remembrances That Make me Smile
              by Dorothy A Crego, Lorene Clark
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Green Tomato Marmalade
      Green Tomato Mincemeat
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      The Two Soldiers
      the Old Umbrella Man(Marion Schoeberlein)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 17, Issue #12: December 1978
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Texas Artist- Marlene Cohen
              by Beatrice Levin
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Hooded Car Coat(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Red, Red Poppy(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      The Great Stained Glass Caper
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      The Gift of Time
              by June Israel
    • TUTORIAL:
      The Versatile Christmas Tree, Decorations
              by Mabel Stacey
    • TUTORIAL:
      6-Pack Carrier Wreath
              by Mary Davidson, Rose Nadjadi
    • PATTERN:
      10 1/4" Forget-Me-Not Doily(tatting)
              by Myrtle M Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      3D Ornament(crochet)
              by Vida
    • PATTERN:
      Doll Face Potholder(crochet)
              by Irene Degrijalva
    • PATTERN:
      Poinsettia Napkin Ring(felt)
    • POEMS:
      Creative Genius
              by Margaret Pritchard Cipriano
      When Christmas Comes
              by Jo Gwyn Baldwin
      It's Christmas Time
              by Wilma Monticue
      Christmas Memories
              by Burnette Mutter
      Reassurance
              by May B Hyde
    • Reader's Recipes:
      English Christmas Pudding(Mrs Wm Bunzeluk Sr)
      Festive Cranberry Mold(Lady O Deck)
      Caramel Popcorn Balls
      Rolled Sugar Cookies
      Coconut Bonbons(Lady O Deck)
      Peanut Butter Banana Bread(Audrey Mucci)
      Raisin Pie(Mrs Eleanor Meadows)
      Spicy Cream Pie
      Pascha
      Surprise Kraut Cake(Gerry Treut)
      Chocolate Ice Cream Crunch Pie
      Homemade Mincemeat
      Cottage Cheese Salad(Leona LeMasters)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Good Old Days
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Mama's Christmas Divinity
      Nut Caramel Fudge
      Waives Chocolate Creams
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      A Christmas Ballad(Mary A Dennison)
      Willie the Weeper
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

Volume 18, 1979: 12 Monthly Issues

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Volume 18, Issue #1: January 1979
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Her Hobby Is On the Button- Esther Gehret
      (2 patterns for button girl portraits)
              by Gretchen Ewing
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Basic Dress(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Flower(applique) & Star(applique) by Mr and Mrs Raymond C Carter
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      The Layered Look Is In
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      Inspiration...Who Needs It?
              by CA Bertolino
    • ARTICLE:
      Party Ideas
              by Mary E. Nagy
    • ARTICLE:
      A Question of Morality
              by Jeanie Brown
    • TUTORIAL:
      Create With a Punch!(paper)
              by Frances Busler
    • ARTICLE:
      Doll House Pictures
              by Dorothy V Russell
    • PATTERN:
      Magic for Minors 4-piece Infant Set(knit)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Knitted Mitts
              by American Thread Co.
    • POEMS:
      Tell Me
              by Esther N Gehret
      ESP
              by Bertha Treling
      Life and Its Unseen Thoughts
              by Loretta Nance
      The Artist
              by Oleta Wilson
      A New Year's Prayer
              by Olga McCoy
      Bright Again
              by Catherine Miller
      Happy New Year Pen Pals
              by Starrlette L Howard
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Three Bean Chili
      Teriyaki(Hawaiian)
      Beef Sausage Casserole
      Beef Goulash
      Knickerbocker Pot Roast
      Creole Red Beans and Rice(Lula Thomas)
      Quick Tuna Jambalaya
      Peanut Apple Tea Sticks
      Pumpkin Pecan Pie(Rhonda Alter)
      Cinnamon-nut Swirl Cake
      Cranberry-Apple Crisp
      Fruitcake Bars
      Apple Fudge Cake(Rhonda Alter)
      Chocolate Raisin Cookies(Mrs Carlyle Schumacher)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      New Year's Eve on the Homestead
              by Edna N Sutherland
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Bread Pudding
      Mama's Brown Bread
              by Florence Bryant
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 18, Issue #2: February 1979
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Back-of-the-Glass Illuminating(pattern)
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • QUILTS:
      Gingham Dog, Calico Cat(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • TUTORIAL:
      Balance with a Valance
              by Army Wife
    • ARTICLE:
      A Minnesota Winter
              by Jean Jungst
    • ARTICLE:
      Enduring Doll Charm
              by Bonnie Eller
    • ARTICLE:
      Leola and Her Dolls
              by Leola Y Hawthorne
    • TUTORIAL:
      Decorative Notepaper
              by Ethelyn W Hopper
    • PATTERN:
      "Monogram" Needlepoint Eyeglass Case
              by Coats & Clark
    • ARTICLE:
      Collector of Tatting Shuttles
              by Edna A Schmidt
    • ARTICLE:
      Heroes For Moms and Dads
              by June Israel
    • ARTICLE:
      Yes, You Can Make Money Writing
              by CA Bertolino
    • ARTICLE:
      Machine Embroidery, Fascinating Hobby
              by Evelyn Maroney
    • POEMS:
      Be Content
              by Lucy Goodnight
      Turn of the Seasons
              by Margo Henshall
      A Gentle Holding
              by Marie A Peloquin
      I've Got a Secret to Tell
              by Sylvia Harmon
      A Snowman's Story
              by Marion Amedick
      Sympathy
              by Lucille Howe
      To Mark My Way
              by Catherine Miller
      Forgetful Shopper
              by Pearl Kell
      Calico Cat
              by Sally DeVall
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Tennessee Corn Pudding(Sara Ward)
      Butternut Squash and Pineapple(Mrs Sara Ward)
      Tomato Cheese Ring
      Chocolate Chip Pie
      Mystery Pie(Sara Ward)
      Glorified Pork Chops(Sara Ward)
      Potato Balls(Sara Ward)
      Ham Pie
      Acorn Squash and Cranberries
      Ham Noodle Cheese Casserole(Rhonda Alter)
      Pineapple Bars(Mrs E McGovern)
      Bran Bread(Jane Bolesbruck)
      White Cake, Cherry Pie Topping(Mrs Bess Notkin)
      Confetti Cake(Bess Notkin)
      Pineapple Cheese Pie
      Coconut Macaroons(Bertha M Metz)
      Apple Pie Cake(Rhonda Alter)
      Toffee Bars(Maxine Ballew)
      Steamed Carrot Pudding(Hazel K Ross)
      Raisin Peanut Butter Candy
      Peanut Butter Wheels
      Sponge Candy(Nancy Yarbrough)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Plain Old Waffles
      Mama's Apple Waffles
      Cheese Waffle
      Cinnamon Waffle
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      The Fox and the Cat(J Cunningham)
      How Cyrus Laid the Cable(JG Saxe)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 18, Issue #3: March 1979
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Quilting Doll Plaque and Other Miniatures
              by Nadja Bolio
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Fairy Princess Costume(11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
      (reprint from Oct. 1975)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Flower Wreath(Embroidery)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Add a Few Cubes To Your Life(lumber)
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Friendly Greeting Cards
              by Betty Nordwall
    • TUTORIAL:
      Mini Decoupage Pins
              by Nadja Bolio
    • PATTERN:
      Crochet Collar, Cuff Set
              by J&P Coats
    • POEMS:
      True Friendship
              by Anon
      What Is Beauty?
              by Monica Turk
      My China Doll
              by Ruth Coppay
      Spring's For singing
              by Catherine Miller
      Childhood
              by Beverly Young
      Cycle of Growth
              by Barbara White Peacock
      Love and the Seasons
              by Janet Nesler
      Close Encounter
              by Bertha Treling
      What Makes Me Happy
              by Shannon Wright
      Rain Silver
      Seasonal Invitation
              by Starrlette L Howard
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Impressive Holiday Steak
      Rice and Mushrooms(Mrs Rhonda Alter)
      Jalapeno Corn Bread(Mrs Rhonda Alter)
      Hamburger Casserole(Mrs Lillie Allsopp)
      Sausage Pilaff
      Chicen Casserole(Mrs McNamara)
      Apple Tuna Casserole
      Cheese Apricot Coffeecake(Bobbie Mae Cooley)
      Mystery Squares(Maxine Ballew)
      Pecan Bars
      Orange Surprise Cake
      Carrot Crunch Cookies
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Wild Plantings Are Not Just For the Birds!
              by Evelyn Baker
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Scalloped Tomatoes
      Tomato Fill Ups
      Scalloped Tomatoes and Leeks
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Waiting For Easter(Edna Dean Proctor)
      Fun On Foot(Margaret M Pritchard Cipriano)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 18, Issue #4: April 1979
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Ukrainian Easter Egg Painting or "Pysanky"
              by Mrs Ann Dubas
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Jogging Suit(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Stained Glass Windows(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Make Your Own Transparencies
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • DEAR DIARY:
      Changing Neighborhood
              by June Israel
    • ARTICLE:
      Are There Fish In the River?
              by Barney Bascomb
    • TUTORIAL:
      Tissue Paper Eggs
              by Betty Nordwall
    • ARTICLE:
      Bottle Dolls are a Big Hobby
              by Ann P. Borshnick
    • TUTORIAL:
      Little Duc Conceals a Fragrant Bar of Soap
              by Pearl Kinney
    • TUTORIAL:
      Easter Egg Treat Boxes
              by Lia Herse
    • PATTERN:
      A Cuddly Bunny(mixed media)
              by Jean Jungst
    • ARTICLE:
      Textile Painted Tops
              by Betty Sturgill
    • ARTICLE:
      Dollmaker Extraordinary
              by Maxine Clasen
    • PATTERN:
      Pan Mitten(crochet)
              by Mrs Grace L Dolloff
    • POEMS:
      Happiness is a garment...
              by Anon
      Rain In April
              by Ola Feighner
      Beautiful Sounds
              by Anne Mart
      Golden Daffodils
              by Dorothy Bennett
      Beyond the Cross
              by Marion Amedick
      First spring day leaf buds out...
              by Barbara Dail
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Baked Ham
      Different Glazes for Ham
      Pork Scallopini
      Barbecued Turkey Drumsticks
      Quick Meat Pie
      Easter Hot Cross Buns(Elsie Swanson)
      Easter Cookies(Elsie Swanson)
      Coconut Topped Cake
      Easter Crispy Rabbits
      Chocolate Easter Egg(Elsie Swanson)
      Colorful Easter Bonnet Cake(Mary Anderson)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      the Shoes of Others(Dale Zechar)
      I studied my tables over and over...
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 18, Issue #5: May 1979
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      From Gags to Riches- Grace Brower
              by Ann Brower
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Slip Stitch Trimmed, Gathered Skirt Dress(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Tulips and Wild Roses(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Cast a Shadow of YOur Summer Decor(energy savings)
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      Historical Burgess Foulke House Quakertown, Penn.
              by Mrs Mae Althouse
    • ARTICLE:
      Good Babysitters Aren't Born!
              by Elsie B Lindenmuth
    • ARTICLE:
      The Magic of Believing
              by June Israel
    • PATTERN:
      Pompom Bunny
      Pete the Peke Toy(yarn)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Tatted Necklace with Pearl Beads
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Quilted Place Mats, Runners(pieced)
              by Mamie Joiner
    • POEMS:
      Patchwork
              by Mrs William Sullivan
      Look Up - Not Down!
              by Alney Norell
      To My Grown-up Son
              by Mrs Henry Kriel
      Let the Song Birds Sing
              by Ray P Meeker
      Love
              by Judy Ridgeway
      Silence
              by Carolyn Laughlin
      Giving Thanks Always For All Things
              by Mary E Hall
      Spring Seeds
              by Maggie Aldridge Smith
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Salmon Vegetable Casserole
      Golden Shepherd's Pie
      Corn Quiche
      Spanish Rice and Pork Chop Skillet
      Pita(pocket bread)
      Chinese Fried Rice(Amy Chambliss)
      Chinese Spareribs
      Shrimp Chow Mein(Ruby Gorecki)
      Pork Chops Chinese Style
      Angel Food Cookies(Lois Allen)
      Country Kitchen Waldorf Salad(Mrs Lois Allen)
      Mock Fried Rice(Mrs Lois Allen)
      Pineapple Cream Cake(Bess Notkin)
      Strawberry Chiffon Pie
      Tangy Beef-Macaroni Salad
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Yellow Peony
              by Bernardine Adkins
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      The Wife-Hunting Deacon
              by Unknown
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Grandma's Rusks
      Wild Caraway Cookies
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Childhood(Anguish Cavenaugh)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • PUZZLE:
      Word Search
              by Pat McGrew
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 18, Issue #6: June 1979
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      It's the Shakers That Add the Spice
              by Marie Holden
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Big Top with Long Tie(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Painted Flower Spray
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Folk Art- Is Bustin' Out All Over
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Mini Kites(paper)
              by Ruth Baxa
    • ARTICLE:
      Dear Diary
              by June Israel
    • TUTORIAL:
      Miniature Party Hats
              by Lena Braun
    • ARTICLE:
      The Magic of Books
              by Betty Creasy
    • PATTERN:
      12" Pansy Doily(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • POEMS:
      Old Glory
              by Unknown
      It's For the Birds
              by Mrs Hattie Bremseth
      Ode To a Weed
              by Ann Marie O'Brien
      the Company Store
              by Maria Balok
      The Parade of the Seasons
              by Lakie Clark
      The Rose
              by Joe Ruff
      Pulse of Heaven
              by Alney Norell
      Letters-Link-Lives
              by Anon
      Friendship
              by Velma Hudson
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Country Noodle Casserole
      Vegetable Meat Bake
      Savory Swiss Steak
      Ham Oriental
      Macaroni Salad
      Bacon Dressing
      Carrot Meatloaf
      Blueberry Breakfast Cake
      Just Plain Good Rhubarb Pie
      Grandma's Honey Fruit Cookies
      Orange Brownies
      Rainbow Parfaits
      Apricot Meringue Bars(Bess Notkin)
      Easy Macaroons
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • ARTICLE:
      Insect Intelligence!
              by Evelyn Baker
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      Going to Meet the Circus
              by Vivian L Switzler
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Mama's Fish Stew
      Canning Fish
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Grandmother's Beau
      A Similar Case
      Does This Train Go to Heaven?
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • PUZZLE:
      Gourmet Word Search
              by Lia Herse
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 18, Issue #7: July 1979
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Wheat Weaving- An Ancient Art That's New Again- Aleta Ehrlich
              by Margaret Shauers
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Skirt, Shell(Chrochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      The Apple Tree(pieced)
      (CORRECTION in December 1979 issue)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Cool and Comfy Rattan and Wicker
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Crocheting with Motifs(2 tablecloth motifs)
              by J&P Coats
    • ARTICLE:
      I Am Proud to Be a Born American
              by Mabel Dickson Short
    • ARTICLE:
      Dear Diary
              by June Israel
    • PATTERN:
      Watermelon Holder(crochet)
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Dog's Tooth Hot Plat Mat, Handle Holder, Pot Holder(crochet)
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      India Bells Wall Hanging(crochet)
              by Vida
    • POEMS:
      The Promise
              by Starrlette L Howard
      the Top of the Stairs
              by Jerry Walsh
      Southwest
              by Maggie Aldrich Smith
      America, for Me
              by Mrs Norman Jones
      Country Roads
              by Rachel Hartnett
      The Onion Song
              by Jo Millard
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Stuffed Fish Steak
      Potato Dumplings(Mrs Emma Moore)
      Baked Cheese and Shrimp
      Glazed Spareribs
      Caribbean Style Pole Beans
      Quick Salad for One
      Meatballs in Mushroom Soup
      Beef and Potato Loaf
      Chocolate Dream Squares
      Oatmeal Raisin Bread
      Soft Mandel Bread(Bess Notkin)
      Jam Squares(Bess Notkin)
      Chocolate Butterscotch Squares
      Blueberry Cottage Pudding
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Martinia Proboscidea or Devil's Claw
              by Jean Jungst
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      Porch Swing Thinking
              by Alice Gordon
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Front Porch Pickle Cubes
      Honey Apple Butter
      Sour Cherry and Currant Conserve
      Mama's Honey Nut Bread
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Beyond the Sunset(SM Foss)
      When Mother Cooked With Wood
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 18, Issue #8: August 1979
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      The Wood Sculptors
              by Evelyn Lancaster
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Bed Doll(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      All Roads Lead to Rome(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Folk Art for School Folk
      Happy Hall Pieces(another Victorian revival)         by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      "Mail Bag" Purse
              by Stella Thompson
    • THE POET'S CORNER:
      Blue Jays
              by Rosemary Lambert
    • PATTERN:
      Place Mat(crochet)
              by J&P Coats
    • PATTERN:
      Pineapple Motif Doily, Centerpiece, Tablecloth(crochet)
              by J&P Coats
    • PATTERN:
      Ladybug Pajama Bag or Toy(knit)
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      Kaleidoscope
              by Mary McNorton
      The Unfinished Bib
              by Mrs William Sullivan
      Ripples
              by Pauline Mulford
      Camp Site
              by Donna Compton
      Man With the Hoe
              by Mrs William Sullivan
      A Mother's Prayer
              by Anon
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Fried Chicken Tori
      English Hot Pot
      Chop-Top Casserole
      Fish Bake
      Brown Lamb Stew
      Fresh Peach Upside-Down Cake
      Lemon Zephyrs
      Creamy Apple Pie
      Peach Tarts
      Swiss Sugar Cookies
      Frosted Walnut Bars
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      Adventures in Pioneering
              by Elizabeth Hinson
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Mary's Sponge Cake
      Se Se Spanish Cake
      Pappy's Hermits
              by Florence Bryant
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 18, Issue #9: September 1979
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      If You Can't Paint - BARK!
              by Oleta Wilson
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Fifties Costume(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Springtime(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Back to School in Person
      A Two-Heater Family?
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      Collection of Special Dolls
              by Mrs Harold(Theo) Lindley
    • TUTORIAL:
      Frustration Pencil
              by Mrs Kitty DeLucca
    • THE POET'S CORNER:
      Throughout the night, the west wind blew...
              by Rosemary Lambert
    • PATTERN:
      18" Pineapple Doily(crochet)
              by American Thread Co
    • PATTERN:
      Lantern Potholder(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • POEMS:
      The Waves-The Stars-and Man
              by Bessie Fink Reinhart
      Time
              by Tillie Schoech
      Reassurance
              by Mary McNorton
      Kitchen Company
              by Harriet Whipple
      The Real Thing
              by Starrlette L Howard
      School Days
              by Jeanne McCarthy
      Fluff
              by Madeline Daniels
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Tomato-Cheese Pie
      Tomato Chicken
      Eggplant Stuffed with Tuna
      Green Bean Mushroom Medley
      Sauteed Chicken Livers
      Roast Meatloaf
      Butter Pecan Turtle Cookies
      Old-Fashioned Butter Cookies
      Lemon Lust
      Blueberry Meringue Cake
      Fruit-and Walnut Rolls
      Penn-Dutch Coleslaw
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Pa's Cured Hams
      Old-Time Cured Bacon
      Pa's Smokehouse
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      The Country school
      Verse's from 1895 Autograph Book
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
      Plant Food Formula vs Liquid Fish Fertilizer
              by Wilma Ransom
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • THOUGHTS FROM MY LOFT
              by Dorothy E Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 18, Issue #10: October 1979
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Leisure Time Equals a Roomful of Handicrafts- Marine Henderson
      Whole Wheat Zucchini Bread(recipe)
              by Lois Keith Anderson
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Yellow-crocheted Dress for Bed Doll(11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      God's Artwork(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      a 2-Step Story
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Gold Leaf Plaques
              by Stella Thompson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Stationery With Imagination
              by Ruth Baxa
    • ARTICLE:
      Pursuing Home Arts
              by Mary McCourt Anderson
    • THE POET'S CORNER:
      Oak Leaves
              by Rosemary Lambert
    • PATTERN:
      17" Daisy Frills Doily(crochet)
              by Lily Mills Co.
    • POEMS:
      Echo
              by Mabel Melton
      Family Tree
              by Hulda Hughs
      October
              by Marie Stull
      My Son?
              by La Donna Childs
      Country Gold
              by Mrs Melvin Habiger
      Gaze through the window...
              by Linda S Mitchell
      Heartaches
              by Starrlette L Howard
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Wheat Germ Egg Bread(Mary Anderson)
      Pizza Supper Loaf(Mildred Smalek)
      Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie
      Easy Chop Suey
      Deviled Chicken
      Deviled Short-ribs(Mildred Smalek)
      Ham and Corn Southern Style
      Lemon Date Bars
      Spicy Pumpkin-Nut Bread
      Lemon Heaven
      Fruit Salad Frosting(Mrs Olen Begly)
      Quick White Bread(Mildred Smalek)
      Million Dollar Pie
      Angel Food Pie
      Just Right Pastry
      Flaky Fried Pies
      Dried Sweet Potatoes
      Lemon Pineapple Pie
      Boston Cream Pie(Olive Hancock)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      The Funny Papers in the 1930's
              by Lorene Mutti Clark
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Currant Jelly
      Apple Jelly
      Wild Grape Jelly
      Plum Jelly
              by Florence Bryant
    • PICKLING(recipes):
      Pomegranate Jelly
      Raw Chili Sauce
      Pepper Slaw
      Cinnamon Rings
      Crisp Mustard Pickles
      Sweet Cucumber Pickles
      Kosher Pickles
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • PUZZLE:
      Halloween Crossword
              by Carol Mittal
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • THOUGHTS FROM MY LOFT
              by Dorothy E Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 18, Issue #11: November 1979
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Thinking Big in a Small Way- Mrs Beatrice Masciarelli
              by Kay DeBord
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Quick one-piece Vest, Skirt(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      God's Artwork(applique), part 2
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Doing Your Doll House
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Syrup Bottle Doll(reprint article)
              by Elva Wheeler
    • ARTICLE:
      Sweepstaking, the New Hobby!
              by Gail Kellison
    • ARTICLE:
      How I started My Own Business
              by Lu Bedard
    • ARTICLE:
      A Month to be Avoided
              by Joan Smith
    • THE POET'S CORNER:
      The silver moonbeams gently fall...
              by Rosemary Lambert
    • PATTERN:
      Reversible Pea Cap(knit)
              by Coats & Clark
    • PATTERN:
      Triangular Shawl(knit)
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      Much More
              by May Richstone
      Our Changing World
              by Evelyn Driessen
      Grandma's Philosophy
              by Ruth DeWitt
      Thanksgiving Dinner
              by Pearl Kell
      Mountain Living
              by Mrs Gilean Douglas
      Stumbling
              by Richard Vernon
      Thank You Lord
              by Starrlette L Howard
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Glazed Turkey
      Basic Bread Stuffing
      Corn Bread Stuffing
      Raisin and Apple Stuffing
      Barbecued Turkey Drumsticks(Marion Slater)
      Cabbage-Onion Salad
      Sunshine Potato Balls
      Broccoli Carrot Surprise
      Marshmallow Applesauce Cake(Mary Lou Bass)
      Sad Cake(Bettye Landrun)
      Melt In Your Mouth Dessert
      Cranapple Pie(Ellen Mello)
      Honey-Date Bars
      Frozen Rice and Apricot Pudding
      Jumbo Pancakes
      Molasses Corn Bread
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Mama's Canning Headcheese
      Mama's Pickled Pig's Feet
      Mama's Canned Meatloaf
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      The Telegraph
      Black Dog(EG Reynolds)
      Lord, Forgive Me When I Whine!
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • THOUGHTS FROM MY LOFT
              by Dorothy E Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 18, Issue #12: December 1979
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Old-fashioned Cookie and Candy Exchange
              by Maxine Dobyns
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Period Gown- 1836(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Christmas Stocking Friendship(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • DOING YOUR DOLL HOUSE:
      Doing Your Doll House(more furniture)
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • THE POET'S CORNER:
      Storm
              by Rosemary Lambert
    • ARTICLE:
      Herbalist Who Eats Weeds- Ruth Davis
              by Ann Kindig Sheetz
    • TUTORIAL:
      For Your Door - A Felt Tree
              by Jo Ann Bowen
    • ARTICLE:
      Hobbies Are a 'way of life'
              by Loretta Vaughn
    • TUTORIAL:
      Spice Wreath
              by Mayme Dillinger
    • TUTORIAL:
      A Feast For Special Carolers(birds)
              by Lita Emanuel
    • TUTORIAL:
      Christmas Card Crafting
              by Wilma Monticue
    • PATTERN:
      Sock Poodle
              by Bertha Browder
    • PATTERN:
      Reindeer Fridgie(felt)
              by Edna J Walters
    • PATTERN:
      Necklace and Earrings(crochet)
              by Jo Ann Bowen
    • PATTERN:
      Fluffy Shawl(knit)
              by Bonnie Richter
    • PATTERN:
      Ice Crystals(beads)
              by JoAnn Bowen
    • CORRECTION:
      Apple Tree Quilt pattern
              by July issue
    • POEMS:
      Outside a Shop Window at Christmas
              by Joyce A Bicknell
      Christmas Eve Meditation
              by Beverly J Anderson
      These Decisions Are Killing Me
              by Kate Kelly Thomas
      Who
              by Madeline Daniels
      A Christmas Prayer
              by Mrs Homer Yocan
      If I Were a Christmas Cookie
              by Ruth Musselman
      Christmas Revisited
              by Maxine Smith
      Modern Art
              by Kate Kelly Thomas
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Piquant Macaroni Salad
      Beef a la Stroganov
      Scallop Chowder
    • Old-Fashioned Cookie/Candy Exchange Recipes:
      Orange Gumdrop Chews
      Peanut Butter Stars
      Mounds Candy
      Coconut Oatmeal Drops
      Marshamallow Pecan Roll
      Peanut Butter Balls
      Pizzelles
      Chocolate or butter Chip Cookies
      Penuche
      Rosenmunnar(Swedish tea cookies)
      Cream Cheese Dainties
      Peanut Butter Creams
      Stovers Fudge
      Peanut Brittle
      Nut and Cherry Brittle
      Divinity
      Rice Krispy Candy
      Holly Wreaths
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Sleigh Bells
      In School Days(Edgar A Guest)
      His cap pulled low upon his face...
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • PUZZLE:
      Merry Christmas! Word Search
              by Pat McGrew
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 19, Issue #1: January 1980
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Miniature Paintings On Paper and China- Mary Williams
              by Margaret Shauers
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Yellow Cluster-stitch Dress(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Snowman Crib Quilt(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • DOING YOUR DOLL HOUSE:
      Doing Your Doll House, part 3(furnishings)
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • THE POET'S CORNER:
      In Sleepy Swamp
              by Rosemary Lambert
    • TUTORIAL:
      Kitchen Hand Towels with Button top(crochet)
              by Bonnie Richter
    • PATTERN:
      Fluffy Ruffled Basket(crochet)
              by Betty Brandt
    • POEMS:
      What's New About it?
              by Miss Lillian D Miller
      Enter, Love
              by Mary McNorton
      Friends
              by Norma Narde
      Winter's Etching
              by Roberta Carpenter
      January Full Wolf Moon
              by Gail Engel
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Pepperoni Cheese Hot Sandwiches
      Pirate's Pie
      Sausage Pilaf
      Red Salmon Cutlets
      Grapenuts(hard to tell from real thing)
      Dried Beef Roll
      Hopping John
      Oriental Meatballs
      Apple Pound Cake(Mrs Eleanor Meadows)
      Stacked Cake(Mrs Essa Rainey)
      Apple Squares(Bess Notkin)
      Easy Dessert(Bess Notkin)
      Famous Rolls
      Creamy Holiday Fudge
      Butterscotch Fudge Bars(Bess Notkin)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      The Aloe Vera
              by Priscilla Rodibaugh
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      From There to Here
              by Berta D Adams
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Penuche
      Pa's Hickory Nut Candy
      1938 Molasses Candy
      White Peanut Fudge
              by Florence Bryant
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • PUZZLE:
      Pioneer Herbs and Plants Word Search
              by Pat McGrew
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • THOUGHTS FROM MY LOFT
              by Dorothy E Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 19, Issue #2: February 1980
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Multibraiding(rugs)- Mrs JC Ecker
              by Betty Carol Shelton
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Red Jumper,White Sweater(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Community Buildings(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • DOING YOUR DOLL HOUSE:
      Doing Your Doll House(bathroom)
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • THE POET'S CORNER:
      Poetry contests
              by Rosemary Lambert
    • TUTORIAL:
      Love Crazy Quilts or Are You a Steve Martin Fan...?
              by Betty Nordwall
    • TUTORIAL:
      Dress Your Detergent Bottle(cloth apron)
              by Stella Thompson, Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Making Valentines
              by Maxine Smith
    • ARTICLE:
      How to Search for and find Old Books
              by Mari-fran Mantia
    • PATTERN:
      Dressy coat Hangers
              by Bonnie Richter
    • PATTERN:
      Contemporary Design Bird Fridgies(felt)
              by Fritz Young
    • POEMS:
      My Promise
              by Mildred Urton Koch
      Snowstorm
              by Carol Armstrong
      My Valentine
              by Maxine Smith
      Honey, My Life Is Just Beginning
              by Mrs James A Grimes Jr
      Snow
              by Mrs Sharon Crawford
      Playdough Horse
              by Mrs Anna E Schaidt
      Returning Home
              by Harriet Whipple
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Chicken Rice Casserole
      Delicious Homemade Soup(Mrs Mary Hood)
      Sweet Sour Sparerib Bits
      Sweet Sour Sauce
      Stuffed Peppers Italiano
      One-Pot Stew
      Macaroni & Cheese Supreme
      Chocolate Banana Cake
      Banana Fluff Frosting
      Frosty Fruit Bars
      cherry Cream Cheese Salad
      Spicy Pumpkin Cake
      Merry Cheesecakes
      Salad Dressing Cake
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      That Old Catalog Magic
              by Rosalie C Batson
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Baby Brother(Madge Kallas)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • THOUGHTS FROM MY LOFT
              by Dorothy E Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 19, Issue #3: March 1980
Page Count: 56
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      The Rope Sculptor- Joy Groninger
              by Ann Kindig Sheetz
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Light Green Period Gown(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Garden Flowers(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • DOING YOUR DOLL HOUSE:
      Doing Your Doll House- The Basic Bedroom
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • THE POET'S CORNER:
      Walking In Winter Wonderland(Ossie E Tranbarger)
              by Rosemary Lambert
    • TUTORIAL:
      3-Dimensional Zebra Picture
              by Fritz D Young
    • ARTICLE:
      Year 'Round Pine Cone Hobby
              by Lonna Carlson
    • PATTERN:
      Medallion Doily(tatting)
              by Myrtle Hamilton
    • PATTERN:
      Heart Appeal Baby Dress(crochet)
              by
    • POEMS:
      Postal Note
              by Maxine Smith
      The Boss
              by Elsie M Geizer
      Preview of Spring
              by Harriet Whipple
      With Gratefulness
              by Rachel Hartnett
      Paddy Noonan
              by Jeanne McCarthy
      Streetcar Named Retire
              by John A Milewski
      Homework
              by May Richstone
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Salmon-Cheese Casserole
      Easy Hollandaise Sauce
      Sour Cream Salad Dressing
      Chocolate Chip Apple Cake(Bess Notkin)
      Chocolate Macaroon Cake
      Italian Cream Cake(Mrs L Vine)
      Ricotta Puffs Italian Doughnuts(Phyllis Murphy)
      Strawberry Jam Bars
      Shrimp A La Creole
      Baked Cheese and Shrimp
      Tuna Burgers
      Chicken Loaf
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Creativity--A Lost Art
              by Mrs Lawrence E Wiland
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      Round Grove, District No. 2
              by Bernadine Torney
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Spice Cake
      Molasses Gingerbread
      Molasses Cookies
      Spring Fever Pudding
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Little Schoolhouse On the Hillside(Nellie Mae Studebaker)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • THOUGHTS FROM MY LOFT
              by Dorothy E Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 19, Issue #4: April 1980
Page Count: 56
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      A Special Kind of 'Fruit' Tree(decorating eggs)- Edna Chapman
              by Willard and Elma Waltner
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Negligee, Nightgown(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Garden Flowers(applique),Part 2
      Summer Delight(applique) reprint
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • DOING YOUR DOLL HOUSE:
      Doing Your Doll House- Kids' room
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • THE POET'S CORNER:
      Autumn
              by Rosemary Lambert
    • TUTORIAL:
      Toothbrush and toothpaste Holder(Ivory Detergent bottle)
              by Not given
    • TUTORIAL:
      Rainbow Easter Basket
              by Dolores Brown
    • TUTORIAL:
      Pop-Up Cards
              by Ruth Baxa
    • ARTICLE:
      Egguery Is Her Art- June Olrick
              by Marcy Spicer
    • PATTERN:
      Bunny In a Box(crochet)
              by Betty Nordwall
    • PATTERN:
      Crocheted Cross Bookmark
              by Not Given
    • POEMS:
      My Corner of the World
              by Gene Appleby
      The Mountain
              by Wayne B Dayton
      From Pretend to Reality
              by Loise Pinkerton Fritz
      The Old Front Porch
              by Marie Stull
      Minutes of Gold
              by Mattie Reece
      Old Bottles
              by Rosemary Lambert
      Passing Thought
              by John A Milewski
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Turkey Potato Pancakes
      Skillet Chicken and Vegetables
      Western Flavor Pot Roast
      Deviled Ham Steaks
      Ham Hash
      Croquettes
      Cheese Sauce
      Egg Salad Nibbles
      Angel Food Dessert
      Scripture Cake
      Easter Egg Candy
      Divinity Candy
      Swedish Tea Ring
      Cream Cheese Kolacky
      Dream Bars
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      To Make Summit Soap(for washing clothing)
              by GW Holden
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Spiced Rhubarb
      Rhubarb Marmalade
      Rhubarb Sauce
      Rhubarb Bars
      Rhubarb Pudding
      Baked Rhubarb Sauce
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      In School Days(John Greenleaf Whittier)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • THE PLANT DOCTOR:
      Q&A
              by Wilma Ransom
    • PUZZLE:
      Handy Helpers Word Search
              by Pat McGrew
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • THOUGHTS FROM MY LOFT
              by Dorothy E Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 19, Issue #5: May 1980
Page Count: 56
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      She Likes Different Crafts- Patti Hensley
              by Margaret Shauers
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Wrap Around Skirt, Tube Top(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Many Pinwheels(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • DOING YOUR DOLL HOUSE:
      Doll House Accessories
      Bread Crumb Dough
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • COMMON CENTS:
      Worth of a Penny
              by Laura Belcher
    • ARTICLE:
      Cats and More Cats
              by Mary McNorton
    • ARTICLE:
      Treasured Violin? Frame It!
              by Stella Thompson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Garden Markers(plastic knives)
              by Ruth Baxa
    • ARTICLE:
      Susie's 25 Years(cat)
              by Geri La Doucer
    • PATTERN:
      Little Brother's Tooth Pillow(knit)
              by Donna Cameron
    • POEMS:
      Mercy
              by Mary McNorton
      Mother
              by Bertha Treling
      Spring
              by Mary J Sweeney
      Childish Lullaby
              by Wayne B Dayton
      Transformation
              by Harriet Whipple
      Treasured Trinkets
              by Nedra Leone Krider
      Mama
              by Mary Ellen Brunson
      Mother
              by Mrs Agnes Kaikkonen
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Frozen Banana Rolls(Leta Davis)
      Best-Ever Rhubarb Pie(Mrs Edward G Enos)
      Rhubarb Bread(Bess Notkin)
      Coffee Can Bread
      Carrot Snack Cake(Bess Notkin)
      Filled Chocolate Brownies(Bess Notkin)
      Camper's Meatball Skillet
      Lamb Riblets in Tomato Sauce
      Beef Barley Vegetable Soup
      Oxtails in Tomato Sauce
      Clam Casserole(Kathleen Bishop)
      Quick Savory Liver
      Farmer's Dinner(Mrs Robert Griffin)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Wild Spring Greens(recipes)
      Dandelion Greens
      Dandelion Salad
      Kentucky Dandelion Greens
      Southern Cornbread
      Dock Greens
      Dock Soup
      Nettle Greens
      Nettle Casserole
      Nettle Soup
      Steamed Lamb's Quarters
      Sauteed Spring Greens
      Creamed Spring Greens
      Vinegared Lamb's Quarters
      To Preserve Spring Greens
              by Sue Ann Weaver
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      My Friend Alice(Hadley)
              by Gertrude L Crosman
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Aunt Edith's Baked Blueberry Pudding
      Mama's Hard Sauce
      Baked Pumpkin Casserole
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      the Children's Hour(HW Longfellow)
      Snoring Husbands(Edgar A Guest)
      I Remember, I Remember(Thomas Hood)
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • PUZZLE:
      Let's Cook Word Search
              by Pat McGrew
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • THOUGHTS FROM MY LOFT
              by Dorothy E Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 19, Issue #6: June 1980
Page Count: 56
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Creating Keepsakes- Donna Bosman
              by Betty Brandt
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Allover Lace Dress(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Lady Bug(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • DOING YOUR DOLL HOUSE:
      Doing Your Doll House- Tiny Models of Tinware
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      Show and Tell Love
              by Louise Dominy
    • ARTICLE:
      My Summer Birds
              by Jean Jungst
    • PATTERN:
      Strawberry Knitting Bag, Ruler Holder, Needle,Thimble and Scissors Holder, Decorated Box Cover(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Tomato Pot Holder(crochet)
              by Coats & Clark
    • POEMS:
      June Is Here
              by HL Motsinger
      We Honor Our Flag
              by Harriet Whipple
      Music Box
              by Mary McNorton
      Lilacs
              by Mary Joan Sweeney
      For Father's Eightieth Birthday
              by Willa L Cwik
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Tuna Almond Bake
      Chicken-Apple Sandwich Filling
      Beef with Lima Beans
      Scalloped Chicken
      Mock Lobsters
      Country-style Beef and Macaroni
      Baked Polish Sausage
      Country Meatball Casserole
      Banana Oatmeal Cookies
      Mandarin Orange Salad
      Sour Cream Rhubarb Squares
      Blueberry Special
      Maple Gingerbread
      Oakie Cake
      Banana Butter
      Wedding Reception Punch
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      Remembrances From the Ozark Mountains
              by Ella Kiefer
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Buttermilk Spice Cake
      Father's Day Graham Cracker Cake
      Plain Buttermilk Cake
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      The Man In the Glass
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • THOUGHTS FROM MY LOFT
              by Dorothy E Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 19, Issue #7: July 1980
Page Count: 56
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Fortunately, He Cannot Understand-
      truisms about young children
              by Barney Bascomb
    • MINI MODISTE:
      2-piece Look Shell-trimmed Summer Dress(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Peggy's Favorite(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • DOING YOUR DOLL HOUSE:
      Furnishing Dolly's Patio
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • TUTORIAL:
      Lavender Sticks(reprint)
              by B Lindgren
    • TUTORIAL:
      Fabulous Fake Towel Cake
              by Mrs R Sandberg
    • TUTORIAL:
      Baby Shoe Bouquet(detergent bottle)
              by Not Given
    • PATTERN:
      Flower Pillow(yarn)
              by American Thread Co.
    • PATTERN:
      Chef's Apron(cloth)
              by Stella Thompson
    • PATTERN:
      "Bow Tie" Quilt Pattern
              by Mrs MJ(Bessie Summerlin
    • PATTERN:
      13" Doily(crochet)- Reprint
              by Elizabeth Hiddleson
    • PATTERN:
      Edging #13(crochet)- reprint
              by Emily Nance
    • PATTERN:
      Baby's Clown Doll(sock)- reprint
              by Not Given
    • PATTERN:
      Fan Bookmark, Cross Bookmark(tatting)- reprint
              by Gisela E von Steuben
    • PATTERN:
      Sweet Sachet Basket(crochet)
              by Pearl Carleton
    • PATTERN:
      Triple Sunflower Quilt(pieced)
              by Not Given
    • PATTERN:
      Crocheted Bed Socks
              by Not Given
    • PATTERN:
      the Little House Puppets(crochet)
              by Jo Hohlfeld
    • POEMS:
      Embarrassing Question
              by Genie Dickerson
      Creative Channels
              by Starrlette L Howard
      Ode to a Pal
              by Lynn Beaton
      The Good Old Days
              by Hattie Bremseth
      On Becoming Fifty
              by Carole Harshman
      Memories- For the Future
              by Ms Mary McGowan
      The Tea Party
              by Doris M Heino
      Memory Lane
              by Maxine Randall
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Salmon Loaf with Shrimp Sauce
      Glazed Spareribs
      Beef Balls
      Beef Balls with Rice
      Belgian Chicken Casserole
      Maraschino Cherries(Mrs John W Lemon)
      Pineapple Chiffon Cake
      Three-Way Frozen Salad
      Ruby Cooler
      Rancher's Delight
      Grape Limey
      Lemon Snap Cookies
      Tutti-Frutti Squares
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      Band Concert In the Park
              by Barbara Sturdevant
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Fried Cucumbers
      French-fried Cauliflower
      Parsnip Fritters
      Baked Eggplant
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Im Fine! How Are You?
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • THOUGHTS FROM MY LOFT
              by Dorothy E Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 19, Issue #8: August 1980
Page Count: 56
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Highlights of Doll Collecting
              by Edna N Sutherland
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Pinafore Styled Sundress(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      The Corner Stone(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • DOING YOUR DOLL HOUSE:
      Tiny Tinware Light Fixtures
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      Welcome to Deltiology(collecting picture postcards)
              by Betty Nordwall
    • PATTERN:
      Cup and Saucer Nut Cup(crochet
      Dainty Floral Edging(crochet)
              by Not Given
    • PATTERN:
      Corn on the Cob Potholder(crochet)
              by J&P Coats
    • POEMS:
      Silent Words
              by Janie Mai Ramey
      Things I Miss
              by Mary Ellen Brunson
      The Quilt of Wishes
              by Mrs Nina Bakker
      Aria on Suburbia
              by Catherine Miller
      The Answer
              by Lola Fisher
      Day By Day
              by Lynn Beaton
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Ham Hash
      Beef Curry
      Tuna Loaf
      Green Tomato Cake(Dixie Fincher)
      Corn Pudding(Mrs April Austin
      Beef Casserole Supreme
      Chicken Spaghetti(Mrs Cassie Eugenia Tartoue)
      Peter Paul Mound Cake
      Coconute Filling
      Chocolate Icing(Teresa Thorpe)
      Yellow Cucumber Cake(Dixie Fincher)
      Grandma's Goodberry Pie(Dixie Fincher)
      Blueberry Pudding Cake
      Blueberry Tea Cake
      Apricot Jam Crumb Bars(Mrs Bess Notkin)
      Frosted Spice Bars
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Wild Blackberry Pie
      Elderberry Pie
      Granddad's Persimmon Pie
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Verses From Old Autograph Albums
      The Preacher's Vacation
      September(A.H.D.)
      A Confession
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • THOUGHTS FROM MY LOFT
              by Dorothy E Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 19, Issue #9: September 1980
Page Count: 56
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Her Cakes Are Characters- Marilyn Buchman
              by Willard and Elma Waltner
    • QUILTS:
      Daisy Surprise(embroidery)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • DOING YOUR DOLL HOUSE:
      Doing the Drapes
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      Ancient Art of Weaving
              by Corean Morgan
    • PATTERN:
      Loop Stitch Granny Afghan(crochet)
              by American Thread Co.
    • POEMS:
      Needless to Say
              by May Richstone
      There's not very much this dollar will buy...
              by Virginia M Taylor
      September Here
              by Harriet Whipple
      This too Shall Pass
              by Mary C Ferris
      Did You See?
              by Jennie Welch
      This Spendthrift
              by Rachel Hartnett
      A Child's Place
              by Starrlette L Howard
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Tomato Pork Cutlets
      Onion Steak
      Squaw Corn Casserole
      Tomato-Herb Soup
      Tuna Pizza
      Hawaiian Rice Salad
      Southern Corn Pudding
      Scotch Scones(Mrs Glen Clark)
      Butter Brickle Bread(Marion L Kirby)
      Sweet Potato Nut Bread
      Grandma's Applesauce
      Cucumber Raisin Pickles(Mrs Elmer Carson)
      Pumpkin Orange Custard
      Grandma's Pickled Peaches(Mrs Ann M Bunzeluk)
      Raised Potato Cakes(Mrs Mary Anderson)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Marica- the Apostle Plant
              by Dorothy Holman
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      I Remember Papa
              by Alice Gordon
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      September Sponge Cake
      October Chocolate Cake
      Jessie's Molasses Cookies
      Granmama's Molasses Pie
      Aunt Ruth's Apple Crisp
      Mama's Applesauce Drop Cookies
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Little White School House
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • THOUGHTS FROM MY LOFT
              by Dorothy E Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 19, Issue #10: October 1980
Page Count: 56
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Belt Buckle Portraits
              by Donna M. Bosman
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Skirt, Sweater Set(crochet,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Lily Pad Quilt(applique)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • TUTORIAL:
      Memory Jogger
              by Donna M Bosman
    • TUTORIAL:
      Rasperry Flowers(yarn,fork)
              by Not Given
    • TUTORIAL:
      Fall Leaves Stationery
              by ruth Baxa
    • TUTORIAL(reprint):
      Scarecrow in the Cornfield Centerpiece(mixed media)
              by Karen Zoromski
    • PATTERN:
      Striped Granny Afghan(crochet)
              by Mary J Barrett
    • PATTERN:
      Irish Crochet Doily
              by Elizabeth Hiddleson
    • PATTERN:
      Hot Dish Pads from Bottle Caps(cloth)
              by Mrs EV Turner
    • POEMS:
      It's October 31st
              by Harriet Whipple
      Pumpkin Time
              by Wayne B Dayton
      Hallowe'en
              by Catharine Brown
      A School Boy
              by Mrs Nina Bakker
      Refresher Course For Grandma
              by Gladys I Hamilton
      After Glow
              by Helen Marshall
      Quiet Times
              by Starrlette L Howard
      For the Bride and Groom
              by Agnes Kaikkonen
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Chinese Pepper Steak
      Red-Flannel Hash
      Ham-Corn-Potato Chowder
      Potato-Onion Patties
      Savory Chicken Spoon Bread(Hattie Brooks)
      Orange Pork Chops
      Butternut Squash Bread(Marion L Kirby)
      Pannekaker
      Apricot Crumble Cake(Mrs Media Pool)
      Apple Cheddar Spice Cake
      Caramel Dumplings
      Chocolate Velvet Pie
      Pineapple Oatmeal Cookies
      Carrot Pineapple Bread(Marion L Kirby)
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • GARDEN TALK:
      Chrysanthemums
              by Jean Jungst
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      Saturday Matinee
              by Barbara Sturdevant
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Sweet Potato and Apple Bake
      Bread and Butter Apple Pudding
      Apple Amber
      Frozen Applesauce
              by Florence Bryant
    • OLD TIME SONGS & POEMS:
      Barber, Spare That Young Mustache
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • THOUGHTS FROM MY LOFT
              by Dorothy E Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 19, Issue #11: November 1980
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Copper Creations- Ann Murrell
              by Edith Flowers Kilgo
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Bed Doll(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      Ruby's Pantalette Girl(applique)
      Garden Flowers(March issue)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • TUTORIAL:
      Tail of the Cat Pillow(cloth applique)
              by Stella Thompson
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Complete Your Thermal Window Treatment
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • PATTERN:
      Crinoline Cameo(crochet)
              by J&P Coats
    • POEMS:
      Encounter of the Wrong Kind
              by Pearl Kell
      Did They Swell?
              by Margaret R Sherman
      Thanksgiving Blessings
              by Harriet Whipple
      Remembering
              by Mrs Frances Faulin
      Creation
              by Wayne B Dayton
      My Dream
              by Blanche Hansen
      Thanks! - A Million
              by Audrey Collins
      My Pen Pals
              by Peg Bachmeier
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Tallahassee Hushpuppies(Mrs Median Pool)
      Minute Steak Stew(Mrs Media Pool)
      Triple Treat Sandwich(Mrs Median Pool
      Salmon Loaf(Mrs Bert Fisher)
      Owyhee Stuffed Potatoes
      Cheesey Meatloaf
      Frankaroni Casserole(Bunzeluk)
      Apple Mallow Crisp(M Pool)
      Buttermilk Pecan Candy(M Pool)
      Grape-Glazed Apple Pie
      White Buttermilk Cake(M Pool)
      Jelly Bean Cookies(Mrs Bert Fisher)
      Golden Surprise Buns
      Overnight Cherry Pie
      Sour Cream Spice Cake
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      Memories That Make Me Smile
              by Lorene Mutti Clark
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Stuffed Cabbage
      November Orange cookies
      Mama's Boiled Raisin Cake
      Brown Bread
              by Florence Bryant
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • THOUGHTS FROM MY LOFT
              by Dorothy E Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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Volume 19, Issue #12: December 1980
Page Count: 64
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  • FEATURES
    • FEATURE STORY:
      Pine Cone Crafts- Diane Runey, Linda Searcy
              by Edith Flowers Kilgo
    • MINI MODISTE:
      Skating Set(knit,11 1/2" Fashion Doll)
              by Maryellen McWilliams
    • QUILTS:
      the Blue Angels(pieced)
              by Ruby Hinson Duncan
    • BRIGHTEN A CORNER:
      Wallpaper On Furniture
              by Ruth Armstrong
    • ARTICLE:
      Chrimsontidings
              by Maryleona Ecklin Berg
    • TUTORIAL:
      Cat/Dog Money gift Clip(felt)
              by Janice Schade
    • ARTICLE:
      Romantic Christmas customs
              by Faye Estabrooks
    • ARTICLE:
      Newborn-sized Flannel Diaper and Soaker
              by Stella Thompson
    • TUTORIAL:
      Pixie Ornaments(mixed media)-
              by Ms Kate Hill
    • PATTERN:
      Little People Deodorizer Covers(crochet)
              by Betty Brandt
    • TUTORIAL(mixed media):
      Clothespin Reindeer
      Little Stables
      Christmas Decorations
              by Ruth Baxa
    • POEMS:
      Christmas Is All This
              by Harriet Whipple
      Winter Morn
              by Mary Ellen Brunson
      ...But Grandma Lives So Far Away
              by Loise Pinkerton Fritz
      Plastics
              by Mary E Matthews
      The Gift of Friends
              by Not Given
      Two Men Built A Wall
              by Violetta Gammon
    • Reader's Recipes:
      Glazed Corned Beef
      Chicken With Olives
      Moussaka, the Easy Way
      Spanish Meatballs
      Meatballs
      New England Fish Chowder
      Steamed Cranberry Pudding
      Special Christmas Cake
      Whipped Cream Frosting
      Raisin Pumpkin Bread
      Italian Pine Nut Cookies
      Chocolate Truffles
      Santa Claus Cookies
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Editor's Thought for the Month
              by Nena Cady
    • All About Pets(reader's advice)
    • Calling Young Home Makers(letters)
    • Garden Talk(letters)
    • Golden Age Club(letters)
    • GOOD OLD DAYS:
      the Mitchell Sisters' Silver Town
              by Mary McCourt Anderson
    • Handicrafts to Buy-Sell-Exchange
    • Help Exchanges(reader's letters)
    • Hobby Corner(letters)
    • Household Hints
    • Letters From Faraway Places
    • Missing Folks Corner(letters)
    • PAGES FROM MY LIFE:
              (anecdotes and recipes)
      Dried Beef and Corn Wiggle
      Southern Baked Steak
      Carolina Meat Pie
      Chili
              by Florence Bryant
    • Our Neighbors(letters)
    • Shut Ins(letters for)
    • This and That(letters)
    • THOUGHTS FROM MY LOFT
              by Dorothy E Montgomery
    • Words I Live By
    • Classified

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