What makes a party click?
The basic ingredient for a successful party is the right combination of people. Don't try to include at one time everyone you know or owe.Read Article
A new future for your old furnitureRead Article
These FOODS are NEWS!
Oatmeal cooky mix gives the delicious, lacy kind of drop cooky. Children will like to make them, they're so easy. Just add water to the contents of the 15-ounce package; drop from spoon on greased cooky sheet and bake. Makes two dozen 3-inch cookies.Read Article
Latest Garden News
Uganda grass is one of the newest of the "wonder grasses," and perhaps as promising as any. My order, shipped in a burlap bag, resembled a mess of shredded wheat when it arrived, but it produced a luxurious, soft green carpet when planted.Read Article
How will you borrow to buy or remodel?
After 3 years of living in Navy Quonset huts, Art and Barbara Greene were more than ready for a home of their own. "With only $942 tucked away," Art recalls, "we knew our only hope was a G.I. loan."Read Article
Everything a 1957 house should be!
We're starting this new year with a fresh and exciting plan for family living. Five Star Home 2701 should fit the average family's growth and activity from cradle through college years without revision or addition.Read Article
DRUNK DRIVERS are getting away with MURDER!
Iran into a friend of mine named Charley Frankel at the state junior tennis tournament recently. Since his son, young Charley, had just won his first match, I expected the proud papa to look like one. Instead, his round, pleasant face looked drawn and sallow. His eyes were tired.Read Article
A "greenhouse" kitchen to enjoy all yearRead Article
Make an old room young with colorRead Article
Sparkling new--and so easy to grow!Read Article
An addition can be a new houseRead Article
Combine accessories to bring out their beautyRead Article
Color cues for personality bathroomsRead Article
Electrical wiring outside your houseRead Article
Seams that last longerRead Article
Meat platter news--no bone, no waste!
Here's the new style for meats-- packaged and frozen! All gristle and excess fat are left at the meat processing plant-- most cuts are minus the bone, too. No need to allow for waste in deciding how much to buy-- every bit you buy, you eat!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 problems.Read Article
Know the lumber you buyRead Article
Add convenience and safety to DRIVEWAYSRead Article
JANUARY GARDEN REMINDERS
Lawns: Give your lawn a light feeding to prepare it for springtime growth. Twenty-five pounds of a complete plant food for each 1,000 square feet is a good formula. ... In the Deep South, sow ryegrass to get a lawn that will remain green until late spring when the carpet grass crowds it out.Read Article
THE MAN NEXT DOOR
Resolve to be more tactful this year, sir. For instance, it is all right to tell a woman you knew her when she was a girl, but never say you knew her when you were a boy.Read Article