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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article: Across the Editor's Desk

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Across the Editor's Desk

IN THIS closing month of the year I wish to say "thank you" for the wonderfully fine spirit you have all shown in helping us toward realization of our ideals. As I have often said before, this is your magazine, and in reality, thru your suggestions and expressions, you are making it what it is.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article: $100 for Best Letters

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$100 for Best Letters

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article: and All Thru the House

Pages: 9, 34, 35

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and All Thru the House

CHRISTMAS may stand for one thing to you and for another to me, but to all childhood it has a single meaning-- day of days, time of presents and feasting, axis on which all the rest of the year revolves.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article: Fireplaces---Friendly, Cheerful Companions

Pages: 10, 11, 42

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Fireplaces---Friendly, Cheerful Companions

AN EASY chair, a pipe, a pair of slippers, and a fireplace-- these are generally accepted accessories for male comfort and happiness. Even more so today, with the pace of living quickened, are men prone to seek the milder, less strenuous pleasures, and to enjoy the inimitable ecstasy of complete relaxation.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article: Let's Make It a Home Christmas

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Let's Make It a Home Christmas

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article: For Young Homemakers and Gardeners

Pages: 13, 32, 43

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For Young Homemakers and Gardeners

"LET'S pretend"-- two magic words of childhood. And to all good Santa Clauses everywhere, let them be a warning. "Let's play," says a blue-eyed toddler, "that you are Daddy and I'm Mummy, and we'll keep house."

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article: The Earth Does Queer Things

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The Earth Does Queer Things

FROM a mass of stuff like lava, after perhaps millions and millions of years, the Earth seems to have been able to produce nuggets of pure gold. From pre-historic peat bogs it has produced coal, and from countless millions of minute shellfish, oil and gas.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article: Grow Your Own Christmas Holly

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Grow Your Own Christmas Holly

ANYONE can grow holly, for it thrives far better under protection than in the wild, and can be successfully transplanted to your own grounds. It can also be grown from cuttings and, if you have patience, from the berries off your Christmas wreath.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article: The Holy Trees of Christmas

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The Holy Trees of Christmas

CHRISTMASTIME will soon be here again, and once more we must remember to invite the spirit of the woods into our homes. Since ancient days people all over the world have enjoyed the cheerful greens of the pines, the firs, and the Spruces.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article: The Diary of a Plain Dirt Gardener

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The Diary of a Plain Dirt Gardener

Dec 1 So warm it's almost like summer this afternoon, so the boys and I tackled once more our unfinished job of painting the garage. There was I, on the long ladder. Donald was on the stepladder. David was on the ground. All three were slapping and sloshing on the paint for a fare-you-well.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article: New Books You'll Want

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New Books You'll Want

ISN'T it true that the book which comes to you from a friend with the recommendation, "Have you read this? You must, for I know you'll love it," is the one above all others that you resolve to read next. That personal word from one who knows you and who knows the book is worth columns of formal book reviews.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article: Call Out the Reserves!

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Call Out the Reserves!

GUESTS and more guests! Laughing hearty guests who never heard of a diet, or if they did, have abandoned it for the Holiday Season. Happy time and happy times!

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article: It's News to Me!

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It's News to Me!

â–ºJust awfully good, and so easy to prepare-- an emergency-shelf steamed date pudding now comes canned, serves five persons generously. Heat the can in boiling water, open it easily, and slip out a delicious round of spice-fragrant pudding. Serve with an uncooked sauce, recipe on package. M-m-m!

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article:

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"What's It All About?"

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article: Cellophane Isn't an Accident

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Cellophane Isn't an Accident

CELLOPHANE (derived from the Greek work "cellulose," meaning transparent) is a sound chemical discovery, and not, as so many stories about its origin have said, a lucky accident.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article: Quickly Made Gifts

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Quickly Made Gifts

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article: Perfect Stitches

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Perfect Stitches

IF YOUR sewing machine takes a streak when it seems possessed, give it a firm look, get out your little box of tools, and remedy the defect if it is a minor one. There are several common ways in which a machine can cause difficulty, such as breaking thread and missing stitches.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article: For Mothers and Mothers-to-Be

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For Mothers and Mothers-to-Be

ARE YOU expecting a new baby in your family? If so, you'll want the sympathetic and practical information contained in the Better Homes & Gardens Baby Health Service. In fact, you'll want us to send you the pre-natal part of this service at once. Then, after your baby arrives, for two years we'll mail you detailed letters of expert advice about his care.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1933 Magazine Article: ALONG THE GARDEN PATH

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ALONG THE GARDEN PATH

In 1609. Here is the tale of a Merry Christmas carol: It is said that a knight invited all his tenants and families to a glorious Christmas feast.

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