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Better Homes & Gardens December 1970 Magazine Article: GOOD GIFTS

Pages: 4, 6, 7

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GOOD GIFTS

Before you face those holiday crowds, check this selection of new and useful gifts for every member of the family. Take a look. You're sure to find something you'd like to give (or get).

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1970 Magazine Article: Carving the holiday turkey

Page: 11

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Carving the holiday turkey

Carve your way to compliments this holiday season! You're sure to impress those hungry bird-watchers if you follow these suggestions.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1970 Magazine Article: Gifts to build

Pages: 12, 13, 100

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Gifts to build

A special gift doesn't have to be specially expensive-- not if you build it yourself. Either of these well-designed and useful projects would make a welcome gift. And both require only a modest outlay for the materials.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1970 Magazine Article: What money costs you

Pages: 14, 17

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What money costs you

The interest you pay on loans, from your home mortgage to revolving charge accounts, is a critical but often ignored factor in your personal finances. The time that you buy in deferring payments can be one of the costliest commodities in your family's budget-- adding big percentage figures to your original purchase price.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1970 Magazine Article: Getting the most from warranties

Page: 18

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Getting the most from warranties

Warranties and guarantees (they mean about the same thing) come in as many sizes, shapes, and models as the appliances you buy. There really are no "standard" warranty provisions, so you should compare them just as you do the other features of an appliance.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1970 Magazine Article: WINTER SPORE: Learn to Ski

Page: 22

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WINTER SPORE: Learn to Ski

Learning to slide downhill on skis is easy. The tricky part comes when you decide to turn or slow down. That's why North American ski schools spend so much time teaching you nice smooth curves and graceful, snow-spraying stops.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1970 Magazine Article: WINTER ADVENTURE: Desert camping

Pages: 25, 26

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WINTER ADVENTURE: Desert camping

Camping in the desert is different from camping elsewhere, but it isn't mysterious or difficult. And at this time of year, its appeals are obvious. Here are tips to help you handle the peculiarities of camping in desert climates, followed by a sampling of specific camp ing destinations.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1970 Magazine Article: WINTER FISHING: Through the ice

Pages: 28, 29

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WINTER FISHING: Through the ice

Winter is the time to bundle up the family and go ice fishing. The sport is booming through the entire northern zone of cold states, as well as in seven bordering Canadian provinces. States especially noted for great ice-fishing lakes, rivers, and farm ponds include Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, both Dakotas, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1970 Magazine Article: How to squelch fraud schemes

Page: 30

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How to squelch fraud schemes

This year, thousands of Kellys contributed $10 apiece to a promoter who promised to help them establish a claim to the $50,000 estate of a Mary Kelly. If a few Kellys had written a postal inspector, this scheme might have been stopped. One or two suspicious people might also have stopped a bogus mail-order lab from collecting a fast $150,000 for fake cancer tests.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1970 Magazine Article: WHY BUY BONDS?

Pages: 32, 41

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WHY BUY BONDS?

In 1970, bond yields reached the highest levels in American history. New corporate issues with the highest quality ratings (among them American Telephone, Dallas Power & Light, and Ohio Edison) have offered investors a current income of about nine percent-- double the return you could get on comparable bonds in 1965.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1970 Magazine Article: Make it the Merriest Christmas!

Pages: 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 76, 77, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 89, 96, 97, 115

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Make it the Merriest Christmas!

The joy of Christmas, like beauty, lies in the eye of the beholder. It surrounds us, fathomless, for a few brief weeks while we wait as children do, with breathless anticipation. It's also the added knowledge that our joy will find fulfillment in the creating and the giving and the sharing. We've edited our whole issue with this in mind --sharing our ideas with you, so you may in turn make one or more of these gifts for those you love.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1970 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113

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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 December 1970 Magazine Article: The man next door

Page: 114

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The man next door

The people who work at the bank are trying to help my Christmas spirit. On my statement, they imprinted a border of holly and mistletoe and a Christmas tree which nearly obscures my low balance and their service charge.

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