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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Will your car start when the temperature tumbles?

Pages: 6, 9

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Will your car start when the temperature tumbles?

Do you want a guarantee that your car will burst into life every time you press the starter button this winter?

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Latest Garden News

Pages: 14, 24

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Latest Garden News

Ground corncobs make a good winter mulch for roses, says Dr. Griffith Buck of Iowa State College. But he qualifies this with one provision: the cobs must be kept dry. When they get wet they lose most of their insulating value.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: DECEMBER GARDEN REMINDERS

Pages: 16, 17, 27

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DECEMBER GARDEN REMINDERS

Fruit: Pick late apples before frost and store in a cool place. ... Mulch strawberries, raspberries, currants, and gooseberries. See that mulch is secure against strong winds.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: SANTA CLAUS--is he good or bad for our children?

Pages: 18, 20, 22, 170, 171

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SANTA CLAUS--is he good or bad for our children?

Every December, a whole new crop of young mamas begins to worry about an elderly gentleman who is the very opposite of worry. These mamas-- and the daddies, too-- feel honor bound to be "modern." Their children mustn't have horse-and-buggy concepts in a turbojet age.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: How to wire your holiday displays

Pages: 28, 31, 32

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How to wire your holiday displays

Come Christmastime and all of us are electricians of sorts. We dangle lights over a tree, and if we're truly ambitious, may be brighten up the neighborhood with a decoration for the porch, front yard, or roof.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Grown-up room for a little girl

Page: 34

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Grown-up room for a little girl

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Winter care of evergreens

Page: 37

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Winter care of evergreens

You can bring your evergreens through the winter undamaged, if you anticipate the extremes of weather and prepare for them in advance.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Christmas around the world

Pages: 51, 146, 147

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Christmas around the world

If there is ever a time I wish I were two people, it is at Christmas. I want to be at home where we keep the day according to our traditions and I want to be traveling to see how Christmas is kept around the world.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Decorate with Nature's gifts

Pages: 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 155

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Decorate with Nature's gifts

You don't have to look very far to find lovely Christmas decorations for your home. And they won't cost much more than the price of your time and efforts.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Make these dazzlers from foil plates

Pages: 60, 61, 163, 165

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Make these dazzlers from foil plates

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: They brought a new way of living to town

Pages: 62, 63, 168, 169, 178

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They brought a new way of living to town

Homes in Granite City, Illinois, hew to a firm, pleasantly Traditional line. So when Randall Robertson, a young attorney, and wife Pauline decided to settle there, they hesitated to build a "different" house.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Now... good art is at your fingertips

Pages: 64, 65, 167, 179

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Now... good art is at your fingertips

Why not join the thousands of people just like you and your neighbors who are discovering the pleasure of choosing and owning good art? These suggestions about where and how to select paintings and sculptures will show you how simple it is today for anyone to do.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Gifts with a future

Pages: 66, 67, 68, 69

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Gifts with a future

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: For a holiday glow Light a sparkling new lamp!

Pages: 72, 73

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For a holiday glow Light a sparkling new lamp!

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Window-shop here for Christmas gifts

Pages: 78, 79

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Window-shop here for Christmas gifts

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Christmas safety--it begins with the tree

Page: 108

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Christmas safety--it begins with the tree

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Stocking-filler surprises

Page: 121

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Stocking-filler surprises

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Desks designed for typing at home

Pages: 130, 138

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Desks designed for typing at home

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Accessories make the difference

Page: 137

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Accessories make the difference

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Eight ways to pattern your rooms

Pages: 141, 156, 191

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Eight ways to pattern your rooms

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Ideas to help you decorate your home

Page: 142

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Ideas to help you decorate your home

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 problems.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Five children share this pair of bedrooms

Page: 149

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Five children share this pair of bedrooms

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Teach your child nail care

Page: 152

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Teach your child nail care

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: How to choose and use . . . SCREWDRIVERS

Pages: 159, 160

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How to choose and use . . . SCREWDRIVERS

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: You and your RECREATION

Page: 165

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You and your RECREATION

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Color candles for Christmas

Page: 170

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Color candles for Christmas

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Garden furniture--repair and maintenance

Pages: 173, 174

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Garden furniture--repair and maintenance

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Page: 177

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Dec. 1 At breakfast, I preached a little sermon on thrift. "We need to save money," says I. "By and by we will be old and then we'll need it." I tried to be real firm.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: How to get your Five Star plans

Page: 179

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How to get your Five Star plans

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: What men see in gardening

Pages: 182, 183

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What men see in gardening

Harold Knowlton has this to say: "Men gardeners of today conform to no specified size, shape, disposition, or occupation. The group includes many of the most rugged dynamos to be found anywhere. None are 'sitters.'

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Fallacies and facts about dogs

Pages: 184, 185

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Fallacies and facts about dogs

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Gift Shopping by Mail

Pages: 186, 187

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Gift Shopping by Mail

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: Cleaning helpers to spruce up your home

Page: 190

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Cleaning helpers to spruce up your home

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1956 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 192

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

I always feel superior when I think of my neighbors' faults; mine are so much bigger.

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