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Vol. 20 No. 6 - An Old Fashioned Girl

Vol. 20 No. 6 - An Old Fashioned Girl

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120th issue of The Storybook Home Journal™. Made & Printed in the USA. Categories: An Old Fashioned Girl, Louisa May Alcott, Magazine & Nancy Young

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Vol. 20 No. 6 of The Storybook Home Journal

An Old Fashioned Girl


What's in this issue?

A Home of My Own the Decorating article

There is a grandeur to the brand-spanking-new; but there is also a luxury to the pleasingly aged.  Beyond the superior materials that an antique might be made of, there is a relaxing freedom that arrives with an out-of-the-box floor model, a demo car, or scratch-and-dent furnishings that do not exude the need to be breathlessly protected from daily use.



You Are Just What I Want the Hearth article

Let Louisa and I share a bit of what we have each learned about welcoming guests to a creative space with the greatest degree of ease and grace, while not snuffing out the very creativity that reigns there.



An Artistic Flavor to Everything the Kitchen article

We ventured to take on the traditional in new ways when it comes to recreating some of the treats mentioned throughout the pages of An Old Fashioned Girl.  We also offer some ideas and methods for using culinary tools that can mimic the implements used by Polly's skilled friends.  The techniques are designed to be done quickly while still fashioning an artistic flavor.  Recipes include: Squash and Sage Johnnycake, Cheese-and-Crackers, Cornmeal Cheese-and-Crackers, Plummy Engraver's Loaves, Plummy Buns, Festive Tea Cake, Apple Ginger Preserves.



I Have My Cat and Bird and My Piano the Music article

To us, pianos are giant, sonorous, sleek black symbols of great wealth (and a second mortgage) or smaller uprights and portable digital devices that suffice as a substitute if the grand variety is unattainable.  To Polly, a grand piano was a similar statement of status, but black was a rare finish and the carving of the wood was a better-crafted presentation than its sound.



So Sweet the Garden article

Polly decided to set herself right by doing some little kindness to somebody and therefore took sprays of daphne to Fanny.  This installment of the Garden offers some history about the flower and some pointers about its care because daphne isn't the easiest plant to keep alive, whether indoors or out.



A Model Sermon: Doubly Welcome the Workshop article

We created the following signs, to be hung on door handles, that can help with any occasion from online virtual meetings to podcasting to quiet time during artist's-block or to those moments when we are just turning the corner toward sleep, and a thoughtful pause in family action would be particularly beneficial.



Cake-Boxes the Looking Glass article

During Louisa's day, even starving artists or the tenants of Miss Mill's boarding house could dress up the tea table and sport a spot of art using them.



Enke and the Dragons, part 4 the Writer's Garret article

Enke discovers that she possess a great gift.



From the Newsroom


New Issue of the Storybook Home Shipped - An Old Fashioned Girl

By Al R. Young The An Old Fashioned Girl issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios.  This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - A Home of My Own (6 pages)Hearth - You Are Just What I Want (3 pages)Kitchen - An Artistic Flavor to Everything (6 pages)Music - I Have My Cat and Bird and My Piano (1 page)Garden - So Sweet (2 pages)Workshops - A Model Sermon: Doubly Welcome (3 pages)Looking - Cake-Boxes (1 page)Garret - Enke and the Dragons, part 4 (2 pages)An Old Fashioned Girl is the 126th issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »

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