Cover of A Little Housekeeping Book For A Little Girl

A Little Housekeeping Book For A Little Girl

Auhtor: Caroline French Benton

Language: english
Published: 1906

Genres:

young readers
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Review by Joanna Daneman, November 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Little Housekeeping Book For A Little Girl':

A Little Housekeeping Book For A Little Girl by Caroline French Benton. but there has been some criticism of that title because it is not sufficiently descriptive of the contents of the book. The Publishers consequently have thought it wise in the present edition to change the title to

Excerpts from the Book 'A Little Housekeeping Book For A Little Girl':


... decorative, with a frontispiece in full color, small, 12mo. 75 cents carriage paid, 85 cents. This is a book of special appeal, as it ...
... coal, and partly poor, hard bits, called clinkers. Some people just turned them all out with the ashes and threw them away, but this was wasteful. They ...
... and it is ready for the day, and as hot as she wants it.. I don't see why she ever lets it go out at all, said Margaret. Why does it burn worse ...
... flat dish on it instead of using the pot of ferns we sometimes have. It is always nice to have something pretty in the middle of the table.. Margaret ...
... you had better learn how to manage with them. Just have ready small, hot plates, and bring one at a time and exchange it with the meat plate as you ...
... and saucers. Then they arranged the plates for salad on the sideboard, and the dessert-plates, putting a dessert-spoon and fork for each person on these. ...
... was put on the bare table with the fern-dish on it, and the two armchairs were pushed back in their places, one at each end. There, said the grandmother, ...
... sink for the tables. This Margaret wrung out, and used in wiping off all the dish-water which lay there she also wiped up the wood of the sink. Then ...
... raised the mattress, and putting their hands under all the folded back clothes at once, they put them under the end of it smoothly, pushing them well ...
... table and chair, which Bridget helped her put back. They brought in the step-ladder, too, so that Margaret could get to the chandelier and the top ...
... being in it, it is even better. Every two or three months a carpet ought to be wiped off in one way or the other to keep it nice. Now while we wait ...
... off to wash it so much.. Not at all, said her aunt it is good for it. Get the nice white cloth and a cake of soap,-not the sapolio, because ...
... and everything was neat. There, said her aunt, that's all for to-day. Run and wash your face and hands,-they need it. . Chapter Viii. ...
... neatly and put them in a nice clean trunk, and they will take care of themselves. Now do you think you know how to keep a cellar and attic in good order. ...
... over the table, and laid the ironing-sheet very smoothly over it. She put the iron-stand on one corner on a square, white tile, so the heat would not ...
... used, were then arranged on the highest shelf, and those which were used every day were put lower down. The little things, such as the skimmer, the small ...
... thing, and a saucer can go over each bowl. We do not put anything in which has a strong odor, such as onions or cheese, or they would make everything ...
... the delicious smell which often had filled the house when the coffee came from the oven. So she did, her aunt explained, until we found ...
... had washed her hands, and when the family came down she was ready to show them all what a well-trained waitress she was. Do sit down with us, her ...
... to rest in the afternoon after her work was done, and so did the little girl, but after she had taken a walk and read in a new book for a time, she ...