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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Look what's happened to The dining-room buffet

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Look what's happened to The dining-room buffet

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: How to tell your children about sex

Pages: 8, 9, 160, 161, 162, 163

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How to tell your children about sex

ONE of our associate editors was shaving the other morning before the usual rapt attention of his 4-year-old daughter. He was gliding along, as they say in the razor ads, when, out of a clear sky, came the question: "Daddy, how do babies get down from heaven?" Our associate editor nearly cut himself.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Garden clinic

Pages: 10, 12, 154

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Garden clinic

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Drawers give double use

Pages: 14, 161

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Drawers give double use

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: How to freeze vegetables for best flavor

Pages: 18, 72, 73, 96, 97

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How to freeze vegetables for best flavor

Marble-size potatoes. Dig when potatoes are size of a walnut. Wash and scrub to remove tender skins, or scrape off skins if desired. Steam-blanch 5 minutes; cool; package.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Storage tables

Page: 20

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Storage tables

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Tips for fresh-air chefs

Pages: 23, 87

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Tips for fresh-air chefs

If you burn charcoal, start fire an hour ahead. Allow 1½ to 2 hours for wood. Use enough fuel to build a thick bed of coals. For quick starting of charcoal use charcoal lighting fluid, or tuck in several lighted stubs of candles.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article:

Pages: 24, 27

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"Decorate with your wife's favorite"

IF AN average, prospective home-builder, or purchaser, asked me what color to use in a house, I would first ask him: What is your wife's favorite color? Pink, blue, green, gray, tan? Because a house absolutely tells the story of a woman's personality.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Home furnishings answers

Page: 27

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Home furnishings answers

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Make a swag

Page: 28

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Make a swag

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Tools to help you can

Pages: 30, 32

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Tools to help you can

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Four Five Star homes

Pages: 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 108

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Four Five Star homes

OAK FOREST is a home-building development at Houston, Texas, that will one day contain 4,800 homes, will occupy 1,132 acres, will have 32 million dollars invested in it, and will have a population of 25,000 persons. These figures mean that Oak Forest is one of the largest privately financed, single-family home developments in United States or world history.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Are yon missing out on something?

Pages: 40, 41, 158, 159

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Are yon missing out on something?

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Should you have children after 35?

Pages: 42, 43, 139, 140, 143

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Should you have children after 35?

WE'LL call him John Carter which isn't his real name. He's a man you might well know. Not long ago, he strode nervously into the office of his doctor and put his cards on the table. He was 42, and his wife, 40. They had married late, and he'd gone into the army a few weeks after their marriage and stayed for four years.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: When yon outgrow your house

Pages: 44, 45, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106

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When yon outgrow your house

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Consider the corner lot

Pages: 46, 47, 92, 93, 120, 121, 122

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Consider the corner lot

WHEN you buy a site for your new home, you'll have to decide whether or not you want a corner lot. Such a lot has both advantages and disadvantages.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Here's beauty for your shadiest spots

Pages: 48, 49, 136, 137

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Here's beauty for your shadiest spots

SUCCESS with plants in the shade? You think it's impossible with you in your yard? Perhaps you need some know-how to help you duplicate those tree-shaded gardens of luxuriant flowers that people "Oh" and "Ah" about at flower shows.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Do you have grounds for living?

Pages: 50, 51

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Do you have grounds for living?

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: How to arrange roses

Pages: 52, 53

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How to arrange roses

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: We're only amateurs but look!

Pages: 54, 55, 56, 141

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We're only amateurs but look!

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: How to iron a shirt in 4½ minutes

Pages: 64, 65, 74, 78, 79

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How to iron a shirt in 4½ minutes

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: New recipe contest

Pages: 83, 145

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New recipe contest

A NEW contest is open now to gather recipes for the February Cooks' Round Table. We're offering $70 for your best Grapefruit or Orange Recipes and Rice Dishes. First prize of $10 will go to the sender of the recipe rated best-tasting and best-looking by our kitchen judges.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: How to sprinkle a shirt for easier ironing

Pages: 84, 85, 86, 87

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How to sprinkle a shirt for easier ironing

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: ICE COLD LEMONADE

Page: 88

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ICE COLD LEMONADE

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: I hate picnics

Pages: 94, 95, 108

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I hate picnics

BUT, society being what it is, it has now and then become politic for me to attend a picnic, so I have done some research on the matter of making picnics more endurable. My studies have rewarded me with a kit of equipment that makes picnicking surprisingly bearable.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: How to garden from a hammock

Pages: 98, 101

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How to garden from a hammock

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Ready-made slipcovers

Pages: 110, 111

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Ready-made slipcovers

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Plumbing repairs

Pages: 112, 114, 115, 116, 118, 124, 142

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Plumbing repairs

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Your dog and mine

Page: 130

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Your dog and mine

Horsemeat is every bit as good for your dog as beef, costs less than half as much. Canned dog food is also good instead of fresh meat. For a collie, feed a pound of horsemeat a day, mixed with 2 to 3 cups of dog meal or dog biscuits and a small amount of cooked carrots, onions, and spinach.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Take it easy with toilet training-II

Pages: 134, 138

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Take it easy with toilet training-II

THERE'S no magic formula for either bladder or bowel training--tho mothers everywhere wish there were. Your baby won't be successful with his toilet training until he's physically ready for it. Perhaps not even then if you have set him against it by unreasonable demands.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: JULY GARDEN GLIDE

Page: 144

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JULY GARDEN GLIDE

MIDSUMMER brings a lot of little jobs. Prompt attention to them pays off in bumper yields of colorful flowers until frost, and bigger crops of tasty vegetables. Shrubs that bloom in the spring are making their blossom buds now, so need plenty of food and water. Your lawn probably is resting, but what you do now determines how much it suffers from the heat and how soon vigorous growth starts again.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: Summer pruning guide

Pages: 146, 147, 148, 149, 150

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Summer pruning guide

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: PHLOX mainstay of your midsummer garden

Pages: 151, 153

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PHLOX mainstay of your midsummer garden

PHLOX gives you more for your money in the withering heat of midsummer than any other flower. It's no trick to have two months of riotous color. And it's not too late to plant phlox.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: MUMS mainstay of your autumn garden

Pages: 152, 153

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MUMS mainstay of your autumn garden

THE 10 tricks that assure you perfect mums are easy to learn. Follow them and you'll have masses of color from early August until heavy freezes. You can have every color except blue, and flowers from nickel size to big as melons.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Pages: 155, 156, 157

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

July 1 Maggie and I have been in Cleveland for a garden meeting. Home by midafternoon. As expected, the boys had done no outdoor work to mention. Accumulated dishes were piled high in the kitchen sink.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1948 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 166

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Since the school vacation began, one of the best-natured men in our block has become (very suddenly) grumpy and bad-tempered.

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