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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: VISIT ONE OF THE IDEA HOMES!

Pages: 8, 9

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VISIT ONE OF THE IDEA HOMES!

This year's Better Homes and Gardens Idea Homes are overflowing with truly exciting ideas. You'll find good ideas packed from here to page 34, where we begin our full-color presentation of the homes. And when you've read this issue, why not visit one of our Idea Homes and see for yourself just how wonderful a house can be. There's a model located near you-- and the leading builders listed on this page have them ready for your inspection.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: IDEA HOME IDEAS

Pages: 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 29, 30, 33

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IDEA HOME IDEAS

Good ideas come on wheels-- both the chair and this television cabinet have handsome casters that let you get into that most comfortable position.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: WELCOME TO THE BETTER HOMES & GARDENS IDEA HOMES

Pages: 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 103

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WELCOME TO THE BETTER HOMES & GARDENS IDEA HOMES

It's really a shame that so many families move so much. They pull up the roots of friendly neighbors and familiar schools-- just for the want of one more bedroom. They put themselves to the worry of selling and buying-- often with more trouble and expense than it's worth. They move another five miles out, only to have to start the settling process all over again.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: HOW MUCH HOUSE CAN YOU AFFORD?

Pages: 48, 49

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HOW MUCH HOUSE CAN YOU AFFORD?

Neil Kuehnl. Our readers, as you might expect, are intensely concerned with their homes. In recent years, one of the questions most often put to us by both husbands and wives is this: "How much money can we safely spend in buying or improving our house?" Mr. Brown, your company has helped thousands of families buy their homes. What are your guidelines on that question?

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: PLANTS THAT LAST FOR YEARS AND YEARS

Pages: 50, 51, 114

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PLANTS THAT LAST FOR YEARS AND YEARS

Perennials are one of the greatest joys of the garden. Their dependability and ease of culture have kept them in demand since gardening began. Plants display their welcome flowers year after year-- often for decades. Even with little care, they still come on strong.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: COLOR IS A WAY OF LIFE

Pages: 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57

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COLOR IS A WAY OF LIFE

This combination of grayed-green and quiet yellow will bring a new soft subtlety to your house. These colors ease the lines of a house and make it look like part of the landscape. The two houses above have a tasteful balance of color panels-- over-all yellow for a light feeling, but with enough green area for character and depth. Green used on the upper portions of both houses helps to make them look longer, lower.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: MACHINE EMBROIDERY

Pages: 58, 59, 115

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MACHINE EMBROIDERY

Magnificent new creations are yours for the making-- and as easy and relaxing as coloring with crayons! All you need is a small, inexpensive darning attachment for your sewing machine-- and a minimum of time. Without learning any special stitches, you can explore this new embroidery technique on any straight-stitch machine. And there is nothing special about the thread, either.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: HAPPY, HAPPY TEEN-AGER ... HOME

Pages: 60, 61, 62, 63

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HAPPY, HAPPY TEEN-AGER ... HOME

And here are rooms to keep them happy. This is a whole new way of decorating for teen agers bedrooms, party or study areas. All are smart, quick ideas for younger budgets.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: HE LIKES TO cook

Page: 82

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HE LIKES TO cook

Don't be embarrassed if you've experienced some cooking failures-- so has this month's guest author-chef. But rising above past kitchen debacles, he has come up with five no-fail grilled cheese sandwiches for you.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: It's NEWS to me!

Pages: 90, 91

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It's NEWS to me!

No need to fumble for keys when arms are loaded down. Push one or more of the five buttons in a preset order, turn the handle directly below the buttons clockwise-- and lock is released. Combination can be changed to more than a thousand variations.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: THE MOST CONVENIENT LAUNDRY WE'VE SEEN

Pages: 92, 94

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THE MOST CONVENIENT LAUNDRY WE'VE SEEN

It takes more than good laundry equipment to make a good laundry center. Convenient location rates high, too. This laundry, for example, is ideally situated in the bedroom-bath area --near soiled clothes and linens and near clean-clothes storage.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: HER MOTHER DID TELL HER THERE WOULD BE NIGHTS LIKE THIS

Page: 99

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HER MOTHER DID TELL HER THERE WOULD BE NIGHTS LIKE THIS

Martha Wainright divided her attention between the pastry she was rolling and her 16--year-old daughter, Sharon, who sat at the kitchen table painting her fingernails.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: HOW TO GET CHILDREN TO TRY NEW FOODS

Pages: 101, 103

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HOW TO GET CHILDREN TO TRY NEW FOODS

If your child had his way, would he choose a peanut-butter sandwich every lunchtime and not much else for dinner? Does he say he dislikes a new food just because it's new? Even before tasting it? Here are some of the successful ways parents teach their children to try new foods and make meals more pleasant for the whole family. Some of these methods apply especially to the quite young; others are effective at any age.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: DO IT NOW!

Page: 104

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DO IT NOW!

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: OUTDOOR EATING--RIGHT IN THE KITCHEN!

Pages: 106, 107

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OUTDOOR EATING--RIGHT IN THE KITCHEN!

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: You shouldn't have a mortgage if you don't understand these terms

Pages: 108, 110

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You shouldn't have a mortgage if you don't understand these terms

Your mortgage is probably the biggest financial obligation you'll ever have. Knowing these terms will help you get the best possible home loan.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: Redecorate with What you have

Page: 112

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Redecorate with What you have

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: TOOLS to tame your temper

Page: 118

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TOOLS to tame your temper

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: SHOPPING BY MAIL

Pages: 120, 121

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SHOPPING BY MAIL

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1962 Magazine Article: The man next door

Page: 122

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The man next door

Christine collects recipe books from all over the world, and I am beginning to wonder about the emerging nations. Will I, before long, be experiencing new taste thrills from "Congolese Cookery" or "The Ghanaian Gourmet Guide"?

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