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Better Homes & Gardens December 1972 Magazine Article: 50 great gifts to buy

Pages: 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 20, 22

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50 great gifts to buy

A Christmas gift is more than something wrapped in festive trappings. It represents the thought that goes into choosing something special for someone who's special to you. The items shown on the following pages range from practical to just-for-fun and they all qualify as special. Each is ingenious, many are so new you couldn't buy them last Christmas, and most are available in the retail stores where you'll be shopping.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1972 Magazine Article: Buy a car for christmas?

Pages: 23, 24

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Buy a car for christmas?

say it's unthinkable to buy a in late December. Christmas emptied your pockets and can't see subjecting a new ... winter slush. Yet for those ... reasons the last week of the ... is actually the best time to a new or used car.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1972 Magazine Article: How to plug a new all outlet

Page: 25

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How to plug a new all outlet

... with a newer house, you're ... to find rooms which have ... "blind spots"-- areas that ... served by close-at-hand outlets. You could, of ... skirt the problem by ... extension cords; but if you'd ... avoid this often unsightly ... try adding a new wall ... It's easy!

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1972 Magazine Article: The Forgetful Wise Man

Pages: 26, 28, 29

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The Forgetful Wise Man

Here's a play specially tailored for those delightful marionettes on page 52. You don't have to stick to the script when your puppet people perform. Sometimes marionettes have minds of their own-- in fact extemporizing is half the fun of putting on live shows.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1972 Magazine Article: How to buy Christmas lights

Page: 32

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How to buy Christmas lights

Are you trimming your first tree, or replacing your much- used Christmas tree lights, or choosing some for special decorative effects? Whatever your need, take time to shop carefully. Read the box label and tags attached to the string, rather than accept a sales pitch from a rushed and perhaps holiday-new clerk

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1972 Magazine Article: CAN HYPNOSIS HELP ?

Page: 34

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CAN HYPNOSIS HELP ?

It's nothing new, it can't really cure physical ailments, and it's not expected to replace time-proven medical methods. Yet twenty years after its controversial introduction to modern medicine, an estimated 10,000 physicians and dentists use hypnosis in their practice.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1972 Magazine Article: THE RIGHT RETIREMENT PLAN IF YOU'RE SELF-EMPLOYED

Pages: 36, 38

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THE RIGHT RETIREMENT PLAN IF YOU'RE SELF-EMPLOYED

If you're in business for yourself-- part or full time-- and you're not incorporated, you should seriously consider setting up a Keogh retirement plan. There can be sizable tax advantages-- but to make your contributions count as a deduction against 1972 income, your plan must be in effect before the stroke of midnight, December 31. You'll have to act fast.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1972 Magazine Article: Holiday safety tips

Page: 40

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Holiday safety tips

'Tis the season to be jolly, not to have an accident. But it could happen. In fact, hectic holiday schedules and gaily bedecked homes can set the scene for mishaps. These tips will help keep the holidays safe and happy at your house.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1972 Magazine Article: A special greeting to you on this our Fiftieth year...Joy...Peace Love...Sharing...Celebration

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

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A special greeting to you on this our Fiftieth year...Joy...Peace Love...Sharing...Celebration

We lead off this anniversary Christmas issue with one hundred ideas-- some to inspire gifts for family and friends, some to use year after year as decorations for your home. To make room for this special celebration of ideas, we're pub lishing 46 color pages in honor of half a century of Christ mases. As always, we've included the instructions for every idea.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1972 Magazine Article: good gifts

Pages: 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 92, 93, 95, 104, 105, 106, 108, 112, 114, 116, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 128, 129, 130, 132, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 143, 144, 145, 146, 148, 149, 150

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good gifts

3-quart saucepan, combine ... corn syrup, and water, over medium heat till sugar ... Continue cooking, ... stirring, till candy thermometer reaches hard crack ... (300°). Meanwhile, in 13x ... baking pan, combine ... and cherries.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1972 Magazine Article: Wintertime bargain vacations in Europe

Pages: 134, 135

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Wintertime bargain vacations in Europe

Last January, as a belated Christmas gift to American travelers, the transatlantic airlines hammered out an agreement to sell one-week wintertime package trips to Europe at prices substantially lower than those previously offered on scheduled flights. Their aim was to spur business in a slack season, and they succeeded far beyond the optimists' wildest fantasies, in fact.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1972 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161

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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 1972 Magazine Article: The man next door

Page: 162

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The man next door

Psychologists contend you can tell a lot about a man's character by the way he dresses. Perhaps it's true for bachelors, but the way a lot of us look merely reflects the tastes of our wives.

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