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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: GOOD GIFTS FOR THE HOME

Pages: 8, 10, 13, 14, 16

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GOOD GIFTS FOR THE HOME

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: WHY SHORT-TRIP DRIVING WEARS OUT CAR ENGINES BEFORE THEIR TIME

Page: 32

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WHY SHORT-TRIP DRIVING WEARS OUT CAR ENGINES BEFORE THEIR TIME

Proper operating temperature is one of the most important aspects of a car engine's health. Low engine temperature causes a decrease in fuel economy (about three percent), increases oil dilution, increases accumulations of rust and cold sludge in the engine, and increases piston ring and cylinder bore wear (four times as much wear occurs in an engine operating at 120 degrees as at 190 degrees).

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: THE FULL STORY ON ANTIFREEZE

Pages: 32, 36, 39

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THE FULL STORY ON ANTIFREEZE

Modern antifreezes do much more than protect the cooling system from freezing. In fact, the well-known brands are now called "antifreeze and coolant" rather than just antifreeze, and they're intended for year-round use.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: GOOD GIFTS FOR THE FAMILY

Pages: 40, 42, 44, 46, 48

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GOOD GIFTS FOR THE FAMILY

For that just right cup of coffee every time, rely on this electric coffee grinder. Select from nine different settings, very coarse to very fine. Unit is compact, too-- a mere 7½ inches tall. White with clear plastic drawer.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: The warm, rich, romantic look

Pages: 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 123

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The warm, rich, romantic look

The romantic look has its roots in what today is known as the Mediterranean style. Actually, Mediterranean is not a pure style but a mixture of influences from the countries on the north shores of the Mediterranean Sea --notably Spain. This Spanish influence still dominates the Americanized version of Mediterranean.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: OUR INCOME-TAX MESS IS THERE ANY WAY OUT?

Pages: 64, 65, 140, 141, 144, 146, 147

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OUR INCOME-TAX MESS IS THERE ANY WAY OUT?

Of all the puzzling ways of government, the whys and hows of our income tax are probably the most mysterious. Rates are supposedly progressive, rising up to 70 percent in the top bracket-- yet your family is taxed a greater percentage of its income than are many millionaires. Indeed, according to the latest figures, 18 individuals with personal incomes of more than one million dollars paid no income tax at all in 1966.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: SIX OUTSTANDING KITCHEN REMODELINGS IN EXISTING SPACE

Pages: 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75

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SIX OUTSTANDING KITCHEN REMODELINGS IN EXISTING SPACE

No doubt you've often dreamed of what you could do to improve your kitchen if only the room were bigger, or if you could build an addition. But here and on the next nine pages is proof that you can get spectacular results within existing walls-- saving dollars for added convenience and good looks.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: A NEW APPROACH TO THE ROCK GARDEN

Pages: 76, 77

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A NEW APPROACH TO THE ROCK GARDEN

Rock gardens just aren't what they used to be. They've come a long way from the planted piles of rocks that were fashionable in the 1920s. During that period, the more grotesque the shapes of the rocks, the better. Today, all the materials are chosen and placed carefully to produce a more natural effect.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: WHAT'S WRONG WITH STANDARD FLOOR PLANS?

Pages: 78, 79, 108

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WHAT'S WRONG WITH STANDARD FLOOR PLANS?

Plenty. Most stock plans are meant to appeal to casual buyers and to fit almost any site; basics of good family living are often secondary considerations-- or ignored entirely.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: 10 TURKEY QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Page: 94

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10 TURKEY QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Ready to choose and prepare your holiday turkey? You will be, when you check the answers to the most-often-asked questions about the festive bird.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: HOW TO SEW ON BUTTONS TO STAY

Page: 110

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HOW TO SEW ON BUTTONS TO STAY

"Do it right the first time" is good advice when you're sewing on buttons-- especially ones that serve as fasteners, not just as ornaments. For a smooth, finished appearance and easy buttoning, sew them securely in place like this.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: AUTUMN ARRANGEMENTS

Page: 122

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AUTUMN ARRANGEMENTS

For those festive get-togethers from harvest to holidays, put the colors and textures of fall foliage on your table. Use our three centerpieces as guideposts-- then create your own, with these suggestions in mind.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN BUYING QUALITY WOOD FURNITURE

Pages: 126, 128, 129

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WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN BUYING QUALITY WOOD FURNITURE

Despite the fact that some of mankind's oldest artifacts were made of wood (chairs with cross plies found in Tutankhamen's tomb dated from 1350 B.C.), a lot of misconceptions still surround wood furniture.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: HOW YOU CAN MAKE BETTER HOME MOVIES

Pages: 132, 134

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HOW YOU CAN MAKE BETTER HOME MOVIES

You don't need a lot of complicated equipment these days to make good family movies. With the new Super-8 cameras now on the market, it's almost as simple as taking snapshots. All you do is drop a film cartridge into the camera-- you don't have any film to thread-- and once you start shooting, the automatic electric eye insures proper exposures.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: TRY YOUR HAND AT RYA

Pages: 124, 136

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TRY YOUR HAND AT RYA

Thank the Scandinavians for this method of making spectacular rugs, wall hangings, and pillows. Rya, meaning knotted wool, shows up best in contemporary patterns and colors to perk up plain floors and drab, uninteresting walls.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: FIRST AID FOR STAINED CLOTHES

Pages: 138, 139

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FIRST AID FOR STAINED CLOTHES

Here's how you can cope with clothing stains at home, and cut down on costly trips to the cleaners. Assemble the cleaning aids listed below in a handy "stain removal kit." Then follow our suggestions for removing most of the everyday stains an active family brings home.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: PATTERN PUNCH FOR BEDROOMS

Page: 148

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PATTERN PUNCH FOR BEDROOMS

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: VACATION WITH THE AMERICAN INDIANS

Pages: 151, 152, 153, 154

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VACATION WITH THE AMERICAN INDIANS

On many of the 300 Indian reservations in America, the Red Men are expecting you. They have issued an invitation for you and your family to pitch your tent in their beautiful forest campgrounds; to fish in dashing streams that slice through seldom-seen scenic and historic lands or in magnificent lakes; to hike trails which once knew only the moccasined tread of war parties; to visit re-created ancient villages.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: BOOKCASES FOR SNUG SPACES

Page: 156

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BOOKCASES FOR SNUG SPACES

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: THREE WAYS TO MAKE DOORS DIFFERENT

Page: 158

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THREE WAYS TO MAKE DOORS DIFFERENT

Tired of drab, look-alike slab doors? Then do something about them. Sure, custom panels are expensive-- but you can create your own with little bits of time and trim. Molding, fabric, hardware, tacks, paint, posters... anything that you can easily apply onto a flat surface will do the job.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: HOW TO COPE WITH THOSE STORM WINDOWS

Pages: 160, 164

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HOW TO COPE WITH THOSE STORM WINDOWS

That perennial chore-- getting up the storm windows-- can soak up a beautiful fall Saturday, but it's still better to do it now than when the snow is flying. Here's how to short-cut some of the problems and get the job done right.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: HOW TO ORDER MATERIAL FROM THE MAGAZINE

Page: 165

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HOW TO ORDER MATERIAL FROM THE MAGAZINE

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: FATHER-SON PROJECTS

Page: 166

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FATHER-SON PROJECTS

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: SHOPPING EDITOR'S CHOICE

Pages: 168, 169, 170, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189

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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.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1968 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 190

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

My Christine claims the main difficulty with being just a housewife is that "when you get tired of what you are doing, there's no place to stay home from."

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