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Better Homes & Gardens September 1974 Magazine Article: What are the facts about birthmarks?

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What are the facts about birthmarks?

Parents understandably are concerned when their new baby has a mark on its skin-- particularly one on the face or one that's large or vivid.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1974 Magazine Article: Family Problems: How to get help in a hurry

Pages: 6, 8, 10, 12

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Family Problems: How to get help in a hurry

A young married couple seem to have lost direction. They bicker constantly-- about money, the children, sex. Neither wants a divorce, yet the gulf between them yawns wider and wider. How can they be brought back together?

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1974 Magazine Article: A guide to camp cooking gear

Pages: 16, 17

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A guide to camp cooking gear

If you've been elected "camp cook," take heart. The camping industry has anticipated your needs and can supply a wealth of camp cooking conveniences at affordable prices.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1974 Magazine Article: Starting a lawn from seed

Pages: 20, 26

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Starting a lawn from seed

If your builder left you bare soil around your house, get it seeded before winter. The seed you plant now will germinate quickly during the warm, humid days of late summer. And the new seedlings will grow vigorously in the cooler, rainy days that follow in the early fall.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1974 Magazine Article: How to cut those high fixed costs in your budget

Pages: 30, 32, 33, 34, 36, 38, 122

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How to cut those high fixed costs in your budget

We're all trying to keep careful watch over our dollars in these high-inflation days. But even with a sound spending and savings plan, there are some committed costs-- commonly called "fixed" expenses-- that seem almost impossible to eliminate or trim.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1974 Magazine Article: What to do if your child can't learn

Pages: 40, 42, 44, 46, 133

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What to do if your child can't learn

The child seems every bit as bright as Johnny next door. IQ tests show that his intelligence is average or even superior. His eyesight seems keen, he has no apparent problem hearing, there is not a sign of illness, injury, or physical defect.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1974 Magazine Article: HOUSES THAT MAKE EVERY INCH COUNT

Pages: 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55

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HOUSES THAT MAKE EVERY INCH COUNT

These three houses in Bodega Harbour, a new planned community in Bodega Bay, California, demonstrate how space can be used in a big way in small homes. Each of these houses is unique, but they all illustrate the same space-stretching principles.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1974 Magazine Article: MAKE YOUR KITCHEN COME ALIVE...WITH PLANTS

Pages: 56, 57, 58, 59

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MAKE YOUR KITCHEN COME ALIVE...WITH PLANTS

All three of these kitchens have a natural look but each achieves it in a very different way. One homeowner made a pristine white kitchen vibrant and lively by adding a plant nook at one end. Another themed her kitchen with a favorite collection of asparagus and created an illusion of serene green everywhere.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1974 Magazine Article: Good news

Pages: 60, 62, 64

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Good news

A cordless electric screwdriver sounds like the ultimate plaything for the gadgeteer, but after using the tool on just one project, the serious handyman will find it almost indispensable.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1974 Magazine Article: Winter car protection you can start now

Pages: 66, 68

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Winter car protection you can start now

Why wait until the first icy blasts of winter to get your car ready for cold weather? There are several things you can do while the weather is still pleasant.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1974 Magazine Article: How to be at home with the oriental look

Pages: 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 124, 132

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How to be at home with the oriental look

For centuries now, the Western world has been allured by the Orient-- its art, furniture, and accessories-- its intriguingly different life-style. Whereas our homes tend to be busy and cluttered with an abundance of objects, Oriental interiors are idyllically peaceful, and almost Quaker-like in their shunning of extraneous decoration.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1974 Magazine Article: MACRALAP A FAST, EASY CRAFT FOR BEGINNERS

Pages: 82, 83, 84, 85, 126, 128, 130, 131

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MACRALAP A FAST, EASY CRAFT FOR BEGINNERS

We've named it macralap-- a combination of the words macrame and burlap. But this craft involves none of the tedious knot tying associated with macrame. The stunning effects you see on these and the following pages are all achieved by simple handwork like thread pulling, yarn overcast stitching, bead and ribbon threading, and a basic embroidery running stitch.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1974 Magazine Article: BONFIRE COLORS FOR YOUR YARD

Pages: 86, 87

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BONFIRE COLORS FOR YOUR YARD

As summer ends, the colors that dance in a bonfire take over deciduous trees, shrubs, and vines. Plant now, and you can ensure your share in this fall spectacular year after year. Feel free to mingle yellows, reds, and oranges-- the end results will be smashing, and the rich bronzes and deep russets will blend right in.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1974 Magazine Article: What to see and do in CANADA'S GREAT CITIES

Pages: 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120

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What to see and do in CANADA'S GREAT CITIES

Most Americans, when they contemplate a Canadian vacation, see visions of a back-to-nature escape from urban settings. They dream of a fish-thick lake with the cry of a loon floating across it, or of cool evenings around a campfire in a remote primeval forest, or maybe of lifting a tent flap shortly after daybreak somewhere in Canada's superb system of national parks and feasting their eyes on the mist-softened splendor of mountains that suggest an organ concert given physical form.

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

Pages: 134, 138, 139, 140, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151

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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.

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

Page: 152

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The man next door

I've heard of fishermen falling in the lake trying to boat a catch, but Ken Floyd is the only man I know who was knocked down by a tree as he ran wildly to see where his good golf shot would land.

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