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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: CLOROX

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CLOROX

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: Anybody need a marriage expert?

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Anybody need a marriage expert?

That's what I am-- a marriage expert! In my time, I've studied hundreds of advice-to-the-brokenhearted columns in the daily newspapers, and filled out most of those "Are you ready for marriage?" questionnaires that run in the Sunday supplements.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: We plan now for the good things later

Pages: 14, 16

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We plan now for the good things later

Money has never come easily for either of us, so we don't want to be without a nest egg. We never want to be in debt --both for our own sakes and for the sake of the two children we plan to have.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: We want the good things right now

Pages: 16, 18

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We want the good things right now

While we're young, we want to live life fully and completely. We'd be foolish to pass up fun just for the sake of saving a few dollars-- money we can earn twice as fast later on in our careers.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: It made sense to rent for a while

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It made sense to rent for a while

Earlene and I wanted a house of our own from the start, but it was five years and three children before we could afford it. Now we feel we're just beginning to live.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: Good credit helped us get a good start

Pages: 23, 24

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Good credit helped us get a good start

When Charles and I were married in 1956, our only immediate plans were to find an inexpensive apartment, and to finish college (we were juniors then). Renting the unfurnished second floor of a house in Royal Oak, we decorated it tastefully in "early attic."

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: We put the premium on our health

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We put the premium on our health

We've done two things during our married life that have brought Ida and me security and freedom from money worries. Number one was building our house. Number two was taking advantage of all the medical insurance I could get.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: Life insurance--how much and who?

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Life insurance--how much and who?

As our family increased, Carolyn and I talked often about life insurance. I'm 28, and Carolyn is 26. I had been earning $5,000 as an accountant, but this year, I expect to earn $6,000 or more, and I feel it won't be long before I reach $10,000 a year.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: It helps to know what you're saving for

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It helps to know what you're saving for

Saving was out of the question when Loujean and I were married nine years ago. It was my last year of college, and my parttime job barely paid rent and groceries.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: Our creditors get equal billing!

Pages: 36, 38

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Our creditors get equal billing!

Lu and I have been reading money-management systems since the first week of our marriage. Generally, they seem to be just right for people who don't need to manage. We do need to manage. With five children in our family, money has plenty of places to go-- and it goes!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: We know how to stretch a buck

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We know how to stretch a buck

Henry teaches social studies and always has had a deep interest in money management. His experience has helped us a lot since we were married in August, 1959.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: Our new house is 100 years old

Pages: 42, 46

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Our new house is 100 years old

We knew we wanted to buy the old house the minute we saw it. While our friends thought we were crazy, our neighbors-to-be were relieved that, at last, someone was going to do something with the neighborhood eyesore.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: The house you want is worth the wait!

Pages: 46, 49

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The house you want is worth the wait!

Even before we were married, Maryanne and I knew that we wanted to build a house of our own someday. And we had a pretty good idea of what we wanted-- we even spent some of our Sunday afternoon dates visiting model homes.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: We have a

Page: 51

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We have a "package" house--special delivery to us

Nancy and I, like many thousands of other young couples, bought our first house in a development. We were moving to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where I had my first "real" job after graduating from college. We had two young children and wanted a place that they could call home for a long time.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: Color and shade: the first things any new house needs

Pages: 54, 55

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Color and shade: the first things any new house needs

There are many important steps in turning your new house into the home you want it to be. Outdoors, your first two needs are color and shade-- and you can get both in a hurry. For color, simply visit your local nursery, greenhouse, or garden center. You'll be amazed at the wide choice of color in blooms and foliage of plants.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: Small, ordinary rooms really need distinctive touches

Pages: 56, 57

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Small, ordinary rooms really need distinctive touches

If you fall into the ranks of most young homeowners, your new home is probably a development house. You're proud as punch of your investment-- and rightly so --but you might voice one problem: "How to give our house some individuality so it won't look like all the others on the block?"

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: Imagination makes a little furniture go far in a big house

Pages: 60, 61

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Imagination makes a little furniture go far in a big house

The first months or years after you move into a large, older house, that wonderful abundance of space can seem less than wonderful.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: A big old kitchen needn't look like a big old kitchen

Pages: 62, 63, 107

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A big old kitchen needn't look like a big old kitchen

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: Choose your first furniture with an eye toward the future

Pages: 68, 69

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Choose your first furniture with an eye toward the future

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: The table changes--not the china!

Pages: 70, 71

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The table changes--not the china!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: LOOK AND COOK

Page: 101

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LOOK AND COOK

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: Spring ways with lamb

Pages: 103, 104

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Spring ways with lamb

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: Beginner's luck with MEAT LOAF

Page: 108

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Beginner's luck with MEAT LOAF

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: Beginner's luck with GRAVY

Page: 110

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Beginner's luck with GRAVY

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: It's NEWS to me!

Pages: 114, 117

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It's NEWS to me!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: How to choose an APARTMENT

Page: 120

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How to choose an APARTMENT

There are many ways to locate apartments: through rental agencies, want ads, signs displayed on the premises, and (one often overlooked) building and loan associations.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: A first shopping guide for those wonderful starting years

Pages: 123, 124, 125, 126

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A first shopping guide for those wonderful starting years

One of the most important tools is a spring or broom rake ($1.75 to $3.50). It's easy on the grass, while a rigidtined garden rake tends to pull out the green stuff by the roots. It's perfect to smooth out gravel-- or, by dragging the back across the ground, to work in newly seeded lawns. Another very useful starting tool is the

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: The wonderful experience of having our baby

Pages: 130, 131

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The wonderful experience of having our baby

My formula for having children isn't really original. It includes two pleased parents-to-be-- and an understanding doctor.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: FACTS about FILTERS

Page: 133

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FACTS about FILTERS

The damage your car gets from dirt, sludge, and grit creeps up on you so gradually that it merely seems to be normal wear and tear. Your car just wears out faster than you think it should.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: Check the wiring before you buy

Page: 135

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Check the wiring before you buy

The cost of rewiring can be a relatively minor expense to be put off for a year or so after moving in, or it can cost you plenty of money and bother as soon as you get around to plugging in your toaster.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: How to make your MOVE

Pages: 137, 138

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How to make your MOVE

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: A GI returns to the great battle areas of EUROPE

Pages: 140, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148

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A GI returns to the great battle areas of EUROPE

Sit with me for a moment near the cliffside on the coast of Normandy beyond Saint-Honorine-des-Pertes and let us look at the sea together. If you are an ex-GI, as I am, and if you made that fateful crossing on D-Day, there is no sight on earth that means more to you than this one.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1961 Magazine Article: the man next door

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the man next door

Whenever I kid Christine about trying to keep up with the Joneses, she says that's not it at all; she only wants to worry them a little.

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