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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: How to regain that

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How to regain that "new car" ride

Only three basic elements affect the riding quality of a car: springs, shock absorbers, and tires. If your tires are properly inflated, your springs unbroken, and your shock absorbers in first-class shape, your family car should ride approximately the same as the day it was purchased.

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Latest Garden News

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Latest Garden News

If you have a strawberry bed, there's a good chance many of the plants are infected by a virus. According to tests made at the New York Experiment Station, you can assume that most strawberries carry virus infections unless they have been specially cultured to remove viruses.

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Help your children to be good ice skaters

Pages: 10, 11, 12, 146

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Help your children to be good ice skaters

Perhaps your children already have their own ice skates. If not, they'll be delighted if you surprise them now with skates. Then, see that they get out frequently to the nearest indoor or outdoor rink.

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Look how adaptable silver can be

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Look how adaptable silver can be

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: HOW-TO for the handyman

Pages: 27, 28

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HOW-TO for the handyman

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: HOMES FOR BETTER LIVING Award

Pages: 30, 32

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HOMES FOR BETTER LIVING Award

The American Institute of Architects last year inaugurated a program to recognize the country's best examples of residential architecture. Better Homes & Gardens is happy to join with House & Home (the home-building-industry magazine) and the National Broadcasting Company in cooperating with 1957 A.I.A. awards.

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: How to wire your bedrooms, bathrooms for today's living

Pages: 40, 43

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How to wire your bedrooms, bathrooms for today's living

In many ways, electricity isn't unlike the water you use to keep your lawn green and your garden growing. There's plenty of it around; but unless you have the wires to "pipe" it. you can easily starve any appliance you own.

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Let's keep America beautiful We cheer for Cleveland

Pages: 51, 52, 53, 54, 55

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Let's keep America beautiful We cheer for Cleveland

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: A house that lives and lets live

Pages: 56, 57, 180, 181

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A house that lives and lets live

February's Five Star home is from Architect Stuart Baesel, Charlotte, North Carolina, who designed it to prove a small house can be livable, enjoyable, and serve the needs of a young, growing family (his own).

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: They took their hobbies out of the house

Pages: 58, 59

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They took their hobbies out of the house

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Secrets of good decorating

Pages: 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65

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Secrets of good decorating

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: ON-OFF DIETING can be dangerous!

Pages: 66, 67

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ON-OFF DIETING can be dangerous!

Tempted to go on a diet one more time? Knock off some excess weight-- at least for a while? Then do it again another time? It could ruin your health, even shorten your life. And it's not just a matter of this or that particular fad diet. On-off dieting, the evidence is mounting, may cause serious illness. In the last few years, especially the past 18 months, while much attention has been riveted on the national overweight problem and how to solve it, research also has been directed at fitful reducing-- at the fat-to-lean-to-fat-again cycles in which so many Americans hopefully indulge.

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Let's make sense

Page: 67

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Let's make sense

More than a year before the current controversy regarding special diets flared up in various national magazines, this magazine published the Belter Homes & Gardens Diet Book. The Diet Book makes an important distinction between "temporary starvation" and sensible, year-around nutrition. It offers no "crash" diets, no "cheat-and-grow thin" formulas. It does contain the safe, sure, medically approved facts of weight reduction.

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: There's space like this in your attic

Pages: 68, 69, 70, 144, 145

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There's space like this in your attic

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: You do it with COLOR

Page: 71

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You do it with COLOR

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: What the new ROSES can do for you

Pages: 72, 73

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What the new ROSES can do for you

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: For February red-letter days

Pages: 78, 79, 117, 119

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For February red-letter days

DON'T MISS THE FUN of celebrating this month's "holidays." Build family memories-- it will mean a lot to the kids to have a Washington's or Lincoln's birthday surprise.

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Hungry for old-time beef stew?

Pages: 104, 128

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Hungry for old-time beef stew?

WE'RE TALKING about the kind with husky cubes of meat and whole, just-tender vegetables, all in rich brown gravy, expertly seasoned. Stew isn't tricky-- it just takes long, slow cooking for perfect flavor. Follow the pictures for a stew you'll be proud of.

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Get set for chowder days!

Page: 108

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Get set for chowder days!

Help yourself to piping hot chowder from the big tureen! It's deliciously creamy and hearty with chunks of meat or vegetables-- a generous bowlful makes the hub of a luncheon or supper.

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Our best spaghetti and meat balls

Pages: 114, 117

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Our best spaghetti and meat balls

Rich tomato sauce over spaghetti, plump, wellseasoned meat balls, zesty Parmesan cheese showered over all. That's favorite fare in any language! Secret is the long, slow cooking of the sauce to mellow and blend its savory flavors.

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Crisp partners for soup

Pages: 122, 123, 132

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Crisp partners for soup

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Arrangements that flatter windows

Page: 130

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Arrangements that flatter windows

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Better Homes & Gardens IDEA FILE

Page: 137

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Better Homes & Gardens IDEA FILE

Problem windows needn't be a weak spot in your decorating scheme. Better Homes & Gardens Well-dressed Windows Booklet shows how you can make them a center of interest, dress them to frame a view, or curtain them for privacy.

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Desk you can make with a door

Pages: 138, 187

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Desk you can make with a door

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: How to survive a normal youngster

Pages: 141, 142, 143, 148

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How to survive a normal youngster

Parents, bruised from brutal verbal beatings for their children's errors, find a friend in Dr. Fritz Redl, famous child psychologist.

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Personal help in home building, remodeling, and decorating

Pages: 147, 181

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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.

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: How to make and assemble... Better Wood joints

Pages: 151, 152

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How to make and assemble... Better Wood joints

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: First You build a box...

Pages: 155, 168

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First You build a box...

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: How to set ceramic tile

Pages: 157, 158, 159, 160

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How to set ceramic tile

To be sure that the tile goes on true and square, joints match perfectly, and you get a professional--looking job, check these tiling procedures before you begin:

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Remodeling: one way to get a new house

Pages: 162, 163

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Remodeling: one way to get a new house

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Dogs can be good neighbors, too

Pages: 164, 165, 177

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Dogs can be good neighbors, too

How can I train my dog not to go onto my neighbor's lawn when he goes out?

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: How remodeling remade a view

Page: 166

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How remodeling remade a view

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Tree care and repair

Pages: 169, 170

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Tree care and repair

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: How to read a garden catalog

Pages: 171, 173

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How to read a garden catalog

Confused by the trade jargon and abbreviations you find in garden catalogs? Wonder what you'd get if you sent away for a "self-fruiting, bare-root, early variety specimen"?

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Article

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: GARDEN REMINDERS

Pages: 174, 175, 176

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GARDEN REMINDERS

Lawns: Rake off the old stubble on lawns in Low-er and Middle South, then give them a good feeding with a complete plant food-- 50 pounds for each 1,000 square feet. Water the area heavily to be sure the food reaches the roots.

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Article

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Pages: 178, 179

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Feb. I Tonight I learned something-- how to keep squirrels from climbing up a pole and eating grain from the bird feeder at the top.

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: Safe driving

Page: 187

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Safe driving

Excessive speeds can often get you in trouble when driving on heavily traveled roads. You will often find cars waiting to make left turns into roadside stands, stores, drive-in theaters, and so on, not located at intersections.

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Better Homes & Gardens February 1957 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 188

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

"Something for Burt," mailman Les Grimes announced, handing Mrs. Hillis the season's first seed catalog. "Seed company must have decided to give him another chance."

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