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  1. The Homemaker's Mentor Treasury of Homekeeping Skills: A Vintage Keepsake Collection (Volume 1)
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  2. The Homemaker's Mentor Treasury of Homekeeping Skills: A Vintage Keepsake Collection (Volume 1)

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Reminiscent of the old-timey home journals kept by homekeepers of the past, The Homemaker's Mentor Treasury of Homekeeping Skills is to be passed from mother to daughter, or grandmother to granddaughter. It will be a treasured album of tried-and-true homekeeping skills, something fast becoming a lost art in our day.

Add your own Personalization... and it becomes a true heirloom!

Delightfully illustrated and filled with practical, proven "hands on" advice and inspiration for the homekeeper, this volume also has plenty of room for you to personalize it with your own snippets, recipes and annotations, and pages to journal in your own handwriting, keeping the way "Mother always did it" from becoming forgotten in this ever-changing world. The information in this volume, plus the unique touch you can add to it, will make this a cherished heirloom treasured by family for years to come.

Topics included:

HOMEKEEPING: Cleaning - Scrubbing -Bedding & Linens - Laundry - Ironing

HOME DUTIES: Daily Duties - Duty ever at Hand - Children's Duty to Parents - Snippets & Clippings

HOSPITALITY: The Hostess - Preparing Hearth and Home - The Fare - Our Merry Guests FIRST AID

IN THE HOME: Medicinal Cupboard - Emergency Care - Burns and Wounds - Home Remedies - Family Medical History - Resources

GARDENING: Garden Basics - Vegetable Gardens - Herbs - Planting Records - Garden Sketches - Old fashioned Flowers - Harvest Bounty - Resources

COOKING & BAKING: Meal Times - The Pantry - Kitchen Tools - In the Kitchen - Well-planned Menus - Measuring - Butcher, Baker, Happy Homemaker - Family Recipes

RESERVES FOR THE FAMILY: Preparing for Emergency - Home Canning - Dehydration - Freezing - Recipes for Preserving - Reserve Records and Recipes

HANDIWORK: Sewing Basket - Basic Skills - Embroidery - Tatting - Stitching Projects - Quilting - Crocheting - Knitting - Patterns

BUSINESS OF THE HOME: Simple Home Repairs - Documents and Necessary Paper - Home Inventory - Frugality

FAMILY RECORDS: Sacred Union - Genealogies - Births - Marriages - Deaths - Family Crest - Family Creed - Mementos

...and much more!

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Mrs. Martha Greene
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9781491027295
ISBN
1491027290
IsEligibleForTradeIn
1
Label
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Manufacturer
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
MPN
black & white illustrations
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
264
PartNumber
black & white illustrations
PublicationDate
2013-07-24
Publisher
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Studio
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

THIS IS A WONDERFUL BOOK, IT IS FULL OF HELPFUL HINTS AND TIPS.
I THINK THIS IS A MUST HAVE FOR EVERYONE.
THIS BOOK WOULD ALSO BE A BEAUTIFUL GIFT FOR A NEW WIFE OR AN OLDER CHILD WHO IS LEAVING HOME TO START THEIR OWN LIVES.
THIS IS ONE PURCHASE THAT YOU WILL BE PROUD TO OWN.
I want to open this review by noting that Mrs. Greene’s book is written for Christian homemakers. It will most likely not be enjoyed by those not open to a complementary Christian worldview. It is an entirely delightful treasury, and has inspired me to look for just the right black journal to fill for my daughter, who is just six months old.

While the book was designed to be interactive - there are plenty of blank pages and spaces for your own recipes and information - I find it hard to use for that purpose. It is traditionally bound, which does not allow it to lie flat when opened. Also, some of the typeface is very hard to read, particularly in low light. These are my only two big complaints about the book, but they are enough to make me want to pass on a journal of just my own writing.

My favorite part of the entire book was the “treasure hunting”. I loved looking for all the little asides, quotes, Scripture, old ads, etc. My favorite is on... Read more
What an awesome, printed gift to pass along to my daughter-in-law; thank you for such a wonderfully written publication that's thorough yet easy to understand.
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