How much should a working wife spend on herself?
She shouldn't spend much-- for the simple reason that after additional taxes and job-connected expenses, there's surprisingly little left over. This doesn't mean a working wife should deny herself occasional small pleasures that she couldn't otherwise afford.Read Article
How much should you save to send your child to college?
Right now, it will cost you at least $1,500 a year or so to send your youngster to a public college. For a private college education, you'll pay as much as $3,500 a year, and there's every indication that both these averages will run from $2,000 to over $5,000 by 1975.Read Article
EXPLORING TEN OF OUR MOST FASCINATING CITIES AND TOWNS
Looking for something different in vacationing-- for a weekend or a longer trip? Then discover the adventures awaiting you in American cities and towns that still retain a special mood and atmosphere all their own. To give you some idea of what's in store, we put together this ten-part travel package. Some of our suggested cities are fairly large, others small-- but each has a unique allure for families. Try to visit at least one or two of them during the coming year; you'll be glad you tried this "slow-down-and-relax" vacationing!Read Article
WHAT SHOULD A GOOD PHYSICAL EXAM TELL YOU?
Most, doctors agree that American children get the world's best medical care-- largely because of the periodic checkups so many of them receive. These checkups make it possible for pediatricians to practice true preventive medicine, to maintain health rather than treat sickness. Unfortunately, the habit of getting regular checkups is less common among adults. The typical grownup, therefore, would be wise to heed his youngsters' example.Read Article
GOOD NEWS FOR MEN!
To lick the wobbly chair problem, give those rungs or joints a "shot" of this adhesive.Read Article
GOOD NEWS FOR THE GALS, TOO!Read Article
BLACK AND WHITE PLUS A COLOR ...
You can't go wrong with this decorating scheme-- because black and white are both neutral, and a color clash with either of them is impossible. Not only that, these two "non-colors" do something positive and exciting for whatever color you play against them. You'll see what we mean in color schemes on this and the following pages.Read Article
TIRES HAVE CHANGED. ... DO YOU REALLY KNOW HOW TO MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICE THIS YEAR?
Twenty-five years ago there were two kinds of tires for your car-- blackwall and whitewall. Today you may find as many as ten different tires in a given size, all carrying the same brand name. And there are over 100 brands produced by the 19 manufacturers.Read Article
SPACEMAKING: HOW TO GET MORE FROM THE HOUSE YOU HAVE
Here are six great answers for everyone who has ever said, "This house isn't big enough!" And space is a problem for most people-- it's a good bet your house seems smaller today than two years ago. Of course it really isn't; but if you want it to seem larger, and actually live larger, choose one of these solutions.Read Article
HOW TO TAKE REALLY FINE VACATION PHOTOS
Get action into group pictures. How many pictures have you seen like the one on the left? You can almost hear the photographer saying "Okay, now smile," which of course guarantees a frozen-faced and phony grin.Read Article
DO YOU NEED A "SAVE-THE-DAY" PANTRY SHELF?
Yes, if you've ever felt like Mother Hubbard when unexpected guests arrived at mealtime. You'll be all set next time if you stash away a variety of canned and packaged foods on a special pantry shelf.Read Article
Special cookware can be fun to ... and it's great for ... off your culinary skill! If storage space is limited, select those pieces you're likely to use most often. Below are some of our favorite cooking utensils, with tips to help you choose and use them.Read Article
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HOW TO SAVE TIME IN YOUR KITCHEN
To help you short-cut those inevitable kitchen duties, here's a roundup of commonsense tips. Read them over-- try them on for size-- and see if they don't make shorter work of organizing and preparing meals, and of cleanup too.Read Article
SHOPPING EDITOR'S CHOICE
Discover the fun and convenience of shopping by mail! You can order with complete confidence any of the items shown: each company will refund your money if you're not delighted.Read Article
THE MAN NEXT DOOR
A note from Rosemary indicates she is the most popular counselor at camp. More frogs have turned up in her bunk than in any of the others.Read Article