Stone platform adds a stage setting for patio partiesRead Article
These classrooms are trucked to school!
Portable classrooms, built on an assembly-line basis, may soon ease some of the pressure on our overcrowded schools.Read Article
How one community handled the report card dilemmaRead Article
Airy but rugged bench rail increases deck spaceRead Article
Wrecking companies--new source for home decorations
Antique shops aren't alone in providing a happy hunting ground for families seeking individuality and a change-of-pace in the decoration of their homes. Wrecking companies are another source.Read Article
Would you like to increase your reading speed?Read Article
Swing-away kitchen table is a problem solverRead Article
How to find a good doctor in a strange townRead Article
SMART COOK...Read Article
At-home gallery for choosing works of original artRead Article
We don't know everything about people, but we try...
One of our aims at Better Homes & Gardens is to be the magazine that knows the most about people and their homes. We have several ways of going about this-- and always are looking for others. We have regular get-togethers with people in what we call Housing Forums. These two-day sessions are co-sponsored with successful, forward-looking builders, and we have found them to be a valuable pulse-taking tool.Read Article
Distinction at its smartestRead Article
The freshness of up-to-date TraditionalRead Article
Smartness turned broadsideRead Article
VISIT ONE OF THE 1961 IDEA HOMES!Read Article
MUMS--the word for colorRead Article
Don't let your youngster learn about Communism the hard way!
This might be the most important article your family has ever read. We are in a fight for survival-- and free people must know what they are fighting for.Read Article
The ever-ready ROSERead Article
Money for your recipesRead Article
What it's like to move to ARIZONA
Somewhere in Ohio, or Vermont, or Minnesota, a man shovels snow off his driveway, drawing freezing air into his lungs. He wakes up in a hospital under treatment for a heart attack. He lies there in enforced quiet and thinks and yearns, his life suddenly a measurable span. He gets up, pale, shaky, determined.Read Article
Do most babies come in 9 months?
The gestation period of an elephant is between 22 and 24 months. The normal pregnancy of a woman is something less, thankfully-- somewhere between 8 and 10 months.Read Article
Are you a good borrower?
If an article you borrowed was damaged through wear or accident, would you have it perfectly repaired, or failing this, replace it with an exact duplicate?Read Article
How to cope with the high cost of putting youngsters through college
For three of the ten years the Hafners will have children in college, two will be attending at the same time. They already have one girl about to start her second year. A boy will be ready to go in two years, another girl in four. To snare those three high-priced sheepskins, the Hafners have (1) an income of $120 a week from Fred's job as an insurance claimsman, (2) a twelve-year-old Cape Cod house with reasonable carrying charges of $85 a month and a half-paid mortgage, (3) lifetime savings of $4,500, including a few shares of stock, and (4) the carefully-conceived plan that will be outlined in this article.Read Article
NATIONAL GYPSUM COMPANYRead Article
Tips on fall planting of just about anythingRead Article
How to cope with KITTENS
Cats are very self-sufficient, but there are a few things that you can do to make having kittens easier for your cat and less trouble for you.Read Article
Not one thing unnecessaryRead Article
the man next door
Judy tells us there is a new boy in her class-- quiet, polite, studious. What do the kids call him? "Kookie," she says. "What else?"Read Article