Become an Insider Log In

Pages in Issue:
111
Original Cost:
$0.50 (US)
Dimensions:
9.75w X 13.375h
Articles:
18
Recipes:
5
Advertisements:
81
Read This Issue
Better Homes & Gardens July 1974 Magazine Article: How long should installment loans run?

Pages: 4, 6

Article

How long should installment loans run?

When you take out a loan, the first and most obvious question to ask is how much a month will it cost me?

Read Article
Better Homes & Gardens July 1974 Magazine Article: Bargain shopping through factory outlets

Pages: 4, 79

Article

Bargain shopping through factory outlets

It's always a bonus to find good merchandise for sale at cut rates --especially in these days of the rapidly shrinking dollar. One opportunity for such bargains is buying through factory outlet stores. There are thousands of them all over the country.

Read Article
Better Homes & Gardens July 1974 Magazine Article: Is it time for new shocks?

Page: 8

Article

Is it time for new shocks?

If your car "dances" over rough surfaces, nose-dives when you apply the brakes, sways in curves, wallows at highway speeds in a crosswind or curve, floats up and down after going through a dip, or has more than 25,000 miles on it, it's probably ready for new shock absorbers.

Read Article
Better Homes & Gardens July 1974 Magazine Article: Bike repairs to do yourself

Pages: 8, 11, 16

Article

Bike repairs to do yourself

It's a fact that bicycles now outsell cars in the United States. In the last two years enough bikes have been sold to have every other American riding one. You've probably noticed the proliferation of bicycles in your own family, especially when you try to park the car in the garage.

Read Article
Better Homes & Gardens July 1974 Magazine Article: GOOD news

Pages: 18, 86, 89

Article

GOOD news

1. Nail sets, in a range of sizes to fit the nails you're using, countersink nailheads without marring the finished surface. Next time you're in a hardware department, pick up a complete set so you'll always have the right size on hand. A set of four will cost less than $3.

Read Article
Better Homes & Gardens July 1974 Magazine Article: HOUSEPLANT HOW-TO

Page: 22

Article

HOUSEPLANT HOW-TO

Soak each plant thoroughly, let it drain completely, then wrap the pot, as shown, in plastic and tie firmly shut. This will hold moisture where it's needed and is more effective than the attentions of willing, but erratic, friends. Some plants (crotons) benefit from being entirely encased in a plastic bag.

Read Article
Better Homes & Gardens July 1974 Magazine Article: 100 IDEAS UNDER $100

Pages: 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 40, 42, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61

Article

100 IDEAS UNDER $100

In the teeth of escalating prices, we've managed to keep the price ceiling of $100 intact for our collection of 100 ideas. Each of the home-enhancing projects shown here can be yours for an outlay of less than $100 in materials. To hold the price line, we've substituted less expensive materials where it could be done without sacrificing serviceability, and recycled all sorts of throwaways.

Read Article
Better Homes & Gardens July 1974 Magazine Article: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO FAMILY BICYCLE TOURING

Pages: 91, 92, 93, 94, 96

Article

A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO FAMILY BICYCLE TOURING

All of a sudden, it seems, there is an American preoccupation with bicycles. The surge of interest in cycling can be traced to several things: the energy crisis, inflation, urban congestion, and growing concern about ecology and personal fitness. But the biggest reason for the swelling enthusiasm probably is the recent availablity in this country of lightweight, geared touring bikes that take so much of the strain out of cycling.

Read Article
Better Homes & Gardens July 1974 Magazine Article: How to order material from the magazine

Page: 97

Article

How to order material from the magazine

... giant giraffe chart like this one ... you keep a permanent record your child's growth. The giraffe is so easy to make that you'll ... to stitch up several for your ... friends or grandchildren. Detailed instructions and a list all the materials you'll need ... included with the full-size giraffe pattern.

Read Article
Better Homes & Gardens July 1974 Magazine Article: First aid for your injured pet

Page: 98

Article

First aid for your injured pet

Would you know what to do if your pet were struck by a car or prostrated by heat? Get him to a veterinarian, of course. But in the meantime, there are first-aid measures you can take that will make your pet more comfortable and might even save his life.

Read Article
Better Homes & Gardens July 1974 Magazine Article: Better Homes Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 100, 101, 102, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109

Article

Better Homes Shopping editor's choice

Discover the ease and pleasure of shopping by mail. Order from the convenience of your own home with complete confidence. If not delighted each company will happily refund your money.

Read Article
Better Homes & Gardens July 1974 Magazine Article: The man next door

Page: 110

Article

The man next door

A vice-president at the office has discovered that turning the air conditioning down to conserve energy has created a whole new group of executives who can brag that they work in their shirt-sleeves.

Read Article
Cover
Page: 1
Page: 2 - 3
Page: 4 - 5
Page: 6 - 7
Page: 8 - 9
Page: 10 - 11
Page: 12 - 13
Page: 16 - 17
Page: 18 - 19
Page: 20 - 21
Page: 22 - 23
Page: 24 - 25
Page: 26 - 27
Page: 28 - 29
Page: 30 - 31
Page: 32 - 33
Page: 34 - 35
Page: 36 - 37
Page: 38 - 39
Page: 40 - 41
Page: 42 - 43
Page: 44 - 45
Page: 46 - 47
Page: 48 - 49
Page: 50 - 51
Page: 52 - 53
Page: 54 - 55
Page: 56 - 57
Page: 58 - 59
Page: 60 - 61
Page: 62 - 63
Page: 64 - 65
Page: 66 - 67
Page: 68 - 69
Page: 70 - 71
Page: 72 - 73
Page: 74 - 75
Page: 76 - 77
Page: 78 - 79
Page: 80 - 81
Page: 82 - 83
Page: 84 - 85
Page: 86 - 87
Page: 88 - 89
Page: 90 - 91
Page: 92 - 93
Page: 94 - 95
Page: 96 - 97
Page: 98 - 99
Page: 100 - 101
Page: 102 - 103
Page: 104 - 105
Page: 106 - 107
Page: 108 - 109
Page: 110 - 111
Page: 112

View the next article from your search or return to your search results.

view the complete issue