Gifts for the man at homeRead Article
Big ideas for a little roomRead Article
DECEMBER GARDEN REMINDERS: Now's the time to...
Make list of Christmas gifts such as garden books, pruning tools, and power equipment that you can give gardeners on your Christmas list.Read Article
There's no unanswered prayer
"Somebody ought to write a Christmas story and call it When Miracles Don't Happen," a father said. "There must be millions of people like us who can't possibly give a child his heart's desire. What do you do when, instead of a Christmas bonus, there are unexpected medical expenses and night after night your son prays: 'God bless Mommy and Sister and the baby, and please fix it so Pop gets me that two-wheel bike'?"Read Article
Christmas is givingRead Article
5,000,000 Christmas trees!
In spite of what Grandpa, thinks he remembers, the Christmas tree occupying an end of your living room this season is thicker, straighter, and generally more beautiful than the trees he used to bring in from the woodlot, those wonderful Christmases long ago.Read Article
The holiday season is at-home timeRead Article
At Christmas, traditions live again
This beautiful collection of Old World inspired decorations are brought to the altar of our American Christmas.Read Article
Little details can make a brighter yuletideRead Article
"It's mighty pretty"Read Article
A softer kind of hard sense
This is a soft, pleasant house-- a careful selection of things accepted and understood. It's built of simple materials put together in known ways and plainly left to show. Strong, straight lines that are honest, yet not cold or technical or rigid in style.Read Article
How to drive in ice and snow
Many nonprofessional drivers try to stay out of their cars on all but the finest days, when streets and roads are dry and clear. Yet, millions of men and women drive the year round for their living. They hardly give a second thought to the weather.Read Article
Merry Christmas tablesRead Article
Look what a budget house can offer!
This is a low-cost house-- and yet one to be proud of! Five Star Home No. 2412 has three bedrooms and a relatively large area for family living in a compact 1,028 square feet.Read Article
Personal help in home building, remodeling, and decorating
When you're looking for ways to make your home more comfortable and attractive, look for this seal. It identifies the Better Homes & Gardens Home Planning Center, where you can get personal counsel on your home-planning problemsRead Article
Reinforce it with metalRead Article
How to make our cover decorationsRead Article
Small rooms can have drama, tooRead Article
The diary of a Plain dirt gardener.
Dec. I As this day dawned, I found myself in a bed in a local hospital, where I've been getting; a checkup.Read Article
Make gift plants last longer
Bright gift plants can add a special festive touch to your home. They arrive from the florist's trained, well fed, pampered, and trimmed so you can enjoy them at the peak of perfection.Read Article
Winter care for young treesRead Article
What's ahead in GARDENING?
Tomorrow's lawns will be better-looking, easier to maintain, more adapatable to sun, shade, moisture, and drouth, thanks to current research.Read Article
Gift Shopping by MailRead Article
THE MAN NEXT DOOR
Brought some mistletoe home, and Junior-- the rascal-- slipped a sprig of it into his mother's hair. She couldn't understand why the whole family was so demonstrative, until Junior finally laughed and gave it away. "Junior," she scolded with a reasonable facsimile of severity, "when are you going to grow up?" And I guess she figured that extra-big piece of pie à la mode that she gave him for dinner would help him.Read Article