OCTOBER GARDEN REMINDERS
Feed lawn: Enjoy a thick lawn this fall and have your lawn green-up much earlier in the spring by feeding now. If you mulch leaves on the lawn, apply an extra dose of a high-nitrogen plant food. Uniform spreading is needed for uniform green color.Read Article
CHAOS in the SUBURBS
IN Miami, Florida, stands a grotesque symbol of the chaos engulfing our large cities. A six-lane expressway built to carry traffic from northern suburban towns through the city to the southern suburbs runs right into a 20-acre project of the Miami Housing Authority. The expressway is partially blocked and a section of the project has had to be abandoned.Read Article
Silver is for using-every dayRead Article
Convertible rooms for your guestsRead Article
Just inside your door!Read Article
It's NEWS to me!Read Article
SMART COOK!Read Article
Smart decoratingRead Article
Use these ideas . . . to make the space you needRead Article
Make your small rooms live bigger
NO MATTER how small your rooms, these space-making ideas will make them look and live bigger. Try a little mirror magic to create the illusion of an expanse of space. Or use sectional furniture to make the most of every inch, eliminate clutter, and organize your living.Read Article
Now, space unlimited in a new house!
Every once in a while, we discover a house that offers a startling amount of useful space-- far more than its size or cost suggests. Usually it has a simple plan and clean, uncluttered lines. Such a house recalls a basic, centuries-old building fact: that simplicity and well-organized space nearly always go hand in hand.Read Article
Washington's dizzy diplomatic whirl . . .
A successful diplomat should have the brain of a statesman, the feet of a New York cop, the charm of a movie siren, the tact of a bellboy, and the digestion of a billy goat. Between the serious side of diplomatic life and the social whirl of Washington, an ambassador is a combination fact-finder, public relations man, and trouble-shooter for his government. Sometimes a popular diplomat has to appear at a luncheon, three or more receptions, and full-course dinner in a single day.Read Article
"What a wonderful place to live!"
Living qualities of a home really stand up to be counted when shorter days and turning leaves announce the return of fall. Families used to move indoors for what amounted to hibernation. Nowadays, in such an accommodating house as this, it's a pleasure to look forward to company for football weekends, children and friends in from school, the family together for Thanksgiving, and all the happy holiday parties upcoming.Read Article
Tall vases take the spotlightRead Article
LET'S HAVE NO MORE NONSENSE ABOUT Weight!
WHAT really makes you fat or thin? For generations, we've believed that some of us just naturally garnered weight. Heredity, faulty glands, or "change of life" made some of us fat, while others stayed slim. Recent studies prove such factors are rarely, if ever, significant.Read Article
Family kitchen with a themeRead Article
Good laundry planning pays off
Threat yourself to a better laundry arrangement. Perhaps the addition of a table for sorting and folding clothes is what you need. Or a cabinet to keep detergents, bleaches, and other laundry supplies handy. Or how about a couple of clothes hampers to presort clothes for you?Read Article
When the weather says, "Stay indoors!" here are ways to keep young children happy and busy. It's a good idea to start assembling some of the materials now, so they'll be on hand when needed. Store them in a box marked "Rainy-day Play."Read Article
Know-how for sandwichmakers
Use soft butter or margarine. If melted, it soaks into bread. If you use frozen bread, the slices won't tear in spreading.Read Article
Should you be ashamed of your youngster's DIET?
Maybe you can feel proud instead of ashamed of your youngster's diet. You'll know if you belong with the prideful minority by the time you finish this article. If a child's diet does need improvement, there's only one person who can do the day-after-day job: the mother of the house. First, she has to be convinced that nutrition is important-- that it does make a lifelong difference to her child's health.Read Article
Furniture Fashion FestivalRead Article
How to fit Large furniture into a small roomRead Article
How to panel a roomRead Article
Personal help in planning, decorating and furnishing YOUR home
Look for this Better Homes & Gardens "Home Planning Center" seal when you're looking for ideas to help make your home more comfortable and attractive. It identifies leading stores who feature personal counsel on home planning, decorating, and furnishings problems.Read Article
Powerful new way to sell Education to your town!
Citizens and school officials working for better community support of their schools have found a new tool-- DocuDrama, in which the techniques of dramatic reading are used to make the story of education entertaining and informative.Read Article
Screen maintenanceRead Article
New sports equipment-for hunting, hiking, campingRead Article
A room that's great for growing up!Read Article
The diary of a Plain dirt gardener.
Oct. I There is a lot of bloom on many a rose. In fact, final chore was to cut Maggie a bouquet of light pink buds and one bloom I found of Sterling Silver.Read Article
For flowers next springRead Article
TEE MM NEXT DOOR
"If you raise your children 'by the book,'" our pastor told the Young Married Club at church, "better make up your mind which one-- comic, bank, or Good Book."Read Article