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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: WARTIME Christmas Gifts BEYOND PRICE

Page: 7

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WARTIME Christmas Gifts BEYOND PRICE

A YOUNG MOTHER-- two little folks at her heels and her arms full of bundles-- left a "supermarket" recently. One of her thin paper bags burst, strewing the sidewalk with oranges, and writing dismay across her features.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: LATE TIPS ON Wartime Living

Page: 8

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LATE TIPS ON Wartime Living

Adequate supplies of complete balanced plant food are assured for 1944 vegetable gardens, but there'll be a shipping problem when the spring demand comes. If you go to your dealer and buy yours now, before you need it, you'll be sure of having it when garden time comes.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: HOW TO Keep Your Radio Top Notch

Page: 10

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HOW TO Keep Your Radio Top Notch

YOUR RADIO is a lot more valuable to you today than it was before Pearl Harbor. And while it has been growing in importance, the difficulties of keeping it working well have increased, too.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: THE DIARY OF A Plain Dirt Gardener

Pages: 12, 78, 79, 83

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THE DIARY OF A Plain Dirt Gardener

Dec.1 Fretted and fumed and sputtered to myself all day. This is day I have no class at think factory. No homework at desk that had to be done. Free as the birdies. All that delayed garden work to do. And it rained all day-- when it wasn't trying to snow.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: Your Best for Everyday

Pages: 15, 66, 67, 68

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Your Best for Everyday

ON THIS CHRISTMAS, men and women all around the world are keenly aware that, of all the world's riches, "East, West, home's best." In Asia or the South Pacific, in Italy or England, each is remembering some lighted house, some welcoming door, to which he will return when victory comes.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: Tomorrow's Gifts Today

Pages: 16, 17

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Tomorrow's Gifts Today

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: DECEMBER INDOOR GARDENING GUIDE

Pages: 18, 19

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DECEMBER INDOOR GARDENING GUIDE

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: SCRAPBOOK OF DORMERS

Pages: 20, 21

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SCRAPBOOK OF DORMERS

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: Windows THAT RADIATE CHEER

Pages: 22, 23

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Windows THAT RADIATE CHEER

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: Kitchens Be Gay

Pages: 24, 25

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Kitchens Be Gay

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: Our Hobbies

Pages: 26, 27

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Our Hobbies "Come Home"

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: Trim for Christmas

Pages: 28, 29

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Trim for Christmas

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: Token Gifts ARE ON THE BEAM

Pages: 30, 31

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Token Gifts ARE ON THE BEAM

FOR our third war Christmas token gifts are on the beam-- presents that cost a dollar or two or three at the most. Let's have Santa without lavish spending You bet it's harder, but prove it can be done Shop for necessities, bright little morale builders that are really useful.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: Christmas Twinkles for Your Holiday Meals

Pages: 34, 35

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Christmas Twinkles for Your Holiday Meals

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: If You're Using Margarine

Pages: 38, 39

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If You're Using Margarine

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: Baby's First Wardrobe

Pages: 40, 62, 63

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Baby's First Wardrobe

"WHAT clothes shall I have ready for my baby?" is always one of the big questions with a young mother. Now there's an even bigger one: "How can I get the clothes I need for my baby?"

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: Cooking Secrets

Page: 43

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Cooking Secrets

EVERY cook worth her salt has certain secret kitchen ways-- little tricks so personal that they never get into the recipe books, tricks as individual as a mannerism of speech or a way of doing one's hair.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: Long Live Your Hooked Rugs!

Pages: 48, 84, 85

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Long Live Your Hooked Rugs!

I KNOW at least a dozen effective ways to ruin a beautiful hooked rug. I've even tried some of them! Yet the proper care of hooked rugs is absurdly simple, once you know, what to do and which mistakes never to commit. From 10 years of trial and error, with a house full of hooked beauties, I've formulated these dependable rules

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: They Stuffed a Bird, Filled a Sweet Tooth, Got a Prize

Pages: 50, 51

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They Stuffed a Bird, Filled a Sweet Tooth, Got a Prize

OYSTERS get the bird... the bird gets the prize... and Miss Theresa M. Lessmeister of Peru, Illinois takes a bow! She's top winner (there's a check in your stocking, T.M.L.) of our Cooks' Free-For-All for Holiday Bird Stuffers and Christmas Sweets, battle joined last May.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: USE YOUR Family Relics

Pages: 54, 55

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USE YOUR Family Relics

POKE around on the top shelf of your cupboard or pantry. You'll find them, sure as anything-- those family relics "of no earthly use."

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Pages: 56, 58

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

WITH THE U. S. ARMY OVERSEAS-- If the b. w. continues to write that letter-a-day, I calculate that on Christmas I'll receive her 206th letter overseas. That entitled her to at least 206 Sunday breakfasts in bed after the war (if I can get up before she gets hungry).

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: 500% ON A SERE THING!

Page: 59

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500% ON A SERE THING!

HOW'D you like to make $396.48 grow into $2,631.98-- and on an investment that's the nearest to a sure thing we human beings can devise? A man in Philadelphia did that recently, and it's a fact that every year hundreds of us do as well and sometimes even better on the same kind of investment.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: POUR YOURSELF A Garden Seat

Pages: 60, 70, 71, 76, 77

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POUR YOURSELF A Garden Seat

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: Young Mothers' Exchange

Pages: 64, 65

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Young Mothers' Exchange

Many thanks for the lovely letters so many of you have sent with your contributions to the Young Mothers' Exchange. I only wish I could answer each one personally.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: Hurry With Your Gift Orders!

Page: 68

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Hurry With Your Gift Orders!

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: Landscape That Back Door

Page: 72

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Landscape That Back Door

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: We Like Modern, but...

Pages: 75, 86

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We Like Modern, but...

...it seems to us that some examples are too streamlined and efficient to be genuinely livable.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: DECEMBER OUTDOOR GARDENING GUIDE

Pages: 81, 82

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DECEMBER OUTDOOR GARDENING GUIDE

WHOLLY aside from the food value, there's a joy hard to equal that comes from gathering ripened nuts in the fall when the woods' floor is covered with brown leaves and the late autumn sun takes the chill from the air. You'll get this same thrill if your woods are few and stand in your back garden.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1943 Magazine Article: Scrapbook of Dormers

Page: 86

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Scrapbook of Dormers

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