Another bubbling pot of homilies from the author of Papa's Wife, Papa's Daughter on through This Is My Life (1966)--this time with recipes. While observing piling drifts outside the window, Mrs. Bjorn laces into rye bread; for an October Sunday pre-church breakfast, there are honeydew melons with frosted grapes. Throughout her calendar years Mrs. Bjorn offers prayers and poetry, thoughts on the nature of home past and present, with the past in which ""a housewife did not need to use rouge on her cheeks"" an easy winner in the stretch.' As for the recipes--many revered Swedish legacies, some familiar American--all leisurely, filling, competent, good. Needless to say Mrs. Bjorn Christmas-es like crazy. For the following.