The Iowa Homemaker

Article Title

The Heart of the Home

Table of Contents

Ever since you first hung your stockings before the glowing fire and went up to bed excitedly confident that Santa Claus would come down the chimney before morning, bringing a doll and a red sled, the fireplace has been a symbol of comfort and happiness. Some of us have grown up from Santa Claus, but the good cheer, hospitality and romance have become as much a part of the fireplace as the bricks or the tiles themselves.



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.