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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: A little change--a big difference

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A little change--a big difference

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Easy hospitality for last-minute guests

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Easy hospitality for last-minute guests

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: How to hold on to a HAPPY MARRIAGE

Pages: 12, 13, 16, 120, 122

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How to hold on to a HAPPY MARRIAGE

Anybody can get married, but not everybody can find happiness in marriage. For a marriage is only as well adjusted as the two personalitiesinvolved.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: My boy's not going to go to college!

Pages: 18, 20, 162, 163

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My boy's not going to go to college!

My son is NOT going to college. This, of course, is heresy against present-day thinking. But I'll stick by it-- even if my own father and I are both college graduates.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: BUILDING COSTS

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BUILDING COSTS

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: HAVE YOU HEARD?

Pages: 32, 34

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HAVE YOU HEARD?

A by-product from an upholstering material is proving to be a superior mulch for lawns and gardens. Wastes from turning Spanish moss into furniture stuffing have been piling up along Louisiana streams for over 50 years. The waste has decomposed to form a springy mass which tests have shown to be ideal for mulching and for mixing with soil to add humus. The material is now on the market.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Spray your troubles away

Pages: 36, 38

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Spray your troubles away

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: There's an extra room in your house

Pages: 41, 42, 43, 44, 45

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There's an extra room in your house

Could you use an extra room in your house? Would you like to get it without building an addition? It will be well worth your time, then, to investigate what we mean when we say here that there is an extra room in your house.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: One-story plans can be compact

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One-story plans can be compact

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: How to take a vacation yon

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How to take a vacation yon "can't afford"

It's only seven degrees warmer at Sarasota, Florida, on September 15 than it is on February 15, the height of the Florida season. But it's $15 a week cheaper for each member of your family at Florasota Gardens, luxurious new family apartment resort. And across the state at Daytona Beach, Ellinor Village, low-cost the year round, will pay $10 of your transportation, no matter how you travel, for each week your family stays during September, October, November, and December.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Paths and walks you'll want to make

Pages: 50, 51, 161

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Paths and walks you'll want to make

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Planned for the comfort and fun of the whole family

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Planned for the comfort and fun of the whole family

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Open up your house

Pages: 54, 55, 112, 113

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Open up your house

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Versatile green--in every room

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Versatile green--in every room

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Its extras pay for themselves!

Pages: 58, 59, 168

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Its extras pay for themselves!

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Something new in low-cost furniture

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Something new in low-cost furniture

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Pretty from every angle

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Pretty from every angle

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Supper Outdoors--cool and easy

Pages: 64, 65, 102

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Supper Outdoors--cool and easy

You don't have to have fancy food when you eat outdoors. You have to have good food and plenty of it.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: How to eat in the kitchen and like it

Pages: 70, 71

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How to eat in the kitchen and like it

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Quick plate and platter meals

Pages: 72, 73, 91

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Quick plate and platter meals

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Pick it up with kitchen tongs

Pages: 80, 81

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Pick it up with kitchen tongs

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: These keep food hot or cold

Pages: 83, 84, 86

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These keep food hot or cold

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article:

Pages: 88, 89

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"The best chocolate we ever tasted" chiffon pie

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Prize recipes for the pickle jar

Page: 92

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Prize recipes for the pickle jar

A relish dish of crisp pickles can step a plain meal right up to the company class. Here are three wonderful pickle recipes we think every good pickle shelf should own!

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Sparkling iced tea and iced coffee

Pages: 94, 95, 96, 102

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Sparkling iced tea and iced coffee

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Spacesavers for your kitchen

Pages: 98, 130, 131

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Spacesavers for your kitchen

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Middle-aged house up to date

Pages: 100, 101

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Middle-aged house up to date

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Jelly making

Page: 102

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Jelly making

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Clean plate club

Pages: 103, 173

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Clean plate club

A new club has come to our house. It's the "Clean Plate Club," complete with a tally calendar and a scoring system all its own.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: More use from small rooms with careful planning

Page: 104

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More use from small rooms with careful planning

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Ice-cream freezers

Page: 106

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Ice-cream freezers

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Burn your dishes behind you

Pages: 107, 108, 109

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Burn your dishes behind you

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Cooks' contest

Page: 110

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Cooks' contest

Your favorite chocolate dessert recipe or way of dressing up leftovers may win you a prize. We will send you $10 if you win first place, $3 if yours is one of the 20 other top recipes.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Make your doors and windows work

Pages: 114, 116, 117, 119

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Make your doors and windows work

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Something out of nothing

Page: 125

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Something out of nothing

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Does it suit your needs?

Page: 126

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Does it suit your needs?

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Consider location and setting

Page: 129

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Consider location and setting

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Your dog and mine

Pages: 132, 133

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Your dog and mine

Our 2-year-old Dachshund is terrifically shy, even though she has always received kind and loving care. Why is she so timid, and what can we do about it?--

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: WATER RIGHT

Pages: 134, 136

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WATER RIGHT

Applying water to your plants is the most important job you do around the garden. The reason is that water is the most important chemical plants use; it must be applied in the right way and be constantly present around roots for beautiful foliage and flowers. Growing plants suffer a setback when they lack water.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Pick up! Wash up! Clean up! Give up?

Pages: 138, 139, 140, 141

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Pick up! Wash up! Clean up! Give up?

Do you dream, sometimes, about what it would be like to live with a couple of youngsters who never drop their clothes in heaps, never dribble food when they eat, never leave toys for you to pick up or to trip over? You probably do, if your kids are at all like Andy.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Your sofa likes company

Page: 145

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Your sofa likes company

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: how-to helps

Page: 146

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how-to helps

How to Make and Fit Slipcovers-- summer perspiration is hard on your furniture. Here's a book full of ideas on how to make slipcovers, plus other novel ways of protecting and brightening up your home. Order number 45-- 25c.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: BETTER HOME Product News

Pages: 148, 149

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BETTER HOME Product News

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Easy does it

Page: 152

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Easy does it

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: August Garden Guide

Page: 152

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August Garden Guide

Sow warmth-loving annuals in the Lower South such as balsam, calendulas, cosmos, marigolds, and zinnias. In Middle South plant quick-flowering annuals such as alyssum, candytuft, marigolds, phlox, and zinnias.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: A narrow lot--but full of ideas

Pages: 154, 155, 156

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A narrow lot--but full of ideas

Garden planning isn't too hard when you have a yard of normal size and shape. It's the unusual lots that create problems-- the kind of problems faced by Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Matthews on their long, narrow lot in Philadelphia.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Garden clinic

Page: 157

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Garden clinic

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: The diary of a plain dirt gardener

Pages: 158, 159, 160, 161

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The diary of a plain dirt gardener

August 1 Excuse please, for mentioning it again, but glads are among the highlights on our plantation at the moment. Going over my collection, not of the ultranew ones, I took note of good old Picardy, that large salmon-pink. Came out in 1931, and soon became the most popular glad in the world.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: How to fix those wobbly chairs

Pages: 164, 165, 166, 167

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How to fix those wobbly chairs

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: How to get plans for this house

Page: 169

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How to get plans for this house

For help in furnishing, decorating, remodeling your home, or in planning a new home, visit one of the stores listed below. Each maintains a permanent Home Planning Center ready to serve you without charge.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: What to do about garbage

Pages: 170, 171, 172

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What to do about garbage

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: Through the Shops

Pages: 174, 175, 176, 177

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Through the Shops

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1950 Magazine Article: The MAN NEXT DOOR

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The MAN NEXT DOOR

Late summer is so wonderful. The skies are wonderfully blue, the golf courses are wonderfully green, my daughters wonder if I'm good for another set of swim suits, my wife wonders if I shouldn't fertilize the chrysanthemums for fall, and I wonder how much longer, O Lord, will we have to endure this stifling heat.

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