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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: CHILDREN'S TELEVISION

Pages: 6, 8, 9, 10

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CHILDREN'S TELEVISION

Television burst into American living rooms 25 years ago with glowing promise for enriching the lives of the young. Obviously, it has not always fulfilled that bright potential. Yet the debate over TV's harmful effects sometimes obscures the fact that the medium has its "good side," which can be very good indeed.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: Behind the seams

Pages: 12, 97

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Behind the seams

As important as choosing the right pattern and fabric in sewing is deciding what should go underneath. There are three undercover fabrics which make up the inner shell of a garment: underlining, interfacing, and lining.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: HOUSEPLANT HOW-TO

Pages: 16, 17

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HOUSEPLANT HOW-TO

Just about everybody's selling small plants in small containers nowadays. And all too often the pots are too small for comfort and you have to transplant to larger sizes.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: UPHOLSTERY HOW-TO REDOING A LOVE SEAT

Pages: 18, 20, 21

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UPHOLSTERY HOW-TO REDOING A LOVE SEAT

Re-upholstering a love seat is an easy project if you take it step by step. First remove the old cover and stuffing, noting carefully how they were put on. Save all pieces to use as pattern guides.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: HOW TO SHOP FOR A HOME STUDY COURSE

Pages: 22, 24, 25, 26

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HOW TO SHOP FOR A HOME STUDY COURSE

If you have decided to continue your education, upgrade your skills, or generally enhance your knowledge, a home study course may be for you. But before getting involved, make sure you know your own goals. Are you looking for job advancement?

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: New do-it-yourself pension plan

Pages: 30, 31, 32, 33

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New do-it-yourself pension plan

The Employee's Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 provides a number of long overdue changes in the way retirement plans will be handled in the future. Most of the new rules are meant to help make sure that people covered under existing retirement plans will receive the benefits they are entitled to.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: BULBS: STEP BY STEP TO LONG-LASTING COLOR

Pages: 36, 37

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BULBS: STEP BY STEP TO LONG-LASTING COLOR

Let's hear it for bulbs! They reliably deliver the color they promise, and ask little care in return. To capitalize on a good thing, we planned a garden where the bloom sequence lasted for five months. From April till August, we basked in beauty. To duplicate our long-run bulb show, just follow these easy steps.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: STEP-BY-STEP

Pages: 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43

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STEP-BY-STEP

Making a home better is just a matter of a step at a time-- and that's what this issue is all about. We've rounded up a passel of home-enhancing projects, and we show you in words and pictures how to achieve each one. Whether your interest is building, decorating, or crafts, there's something here for you. And everything we've included is easy to do when you follow our instructions. Why not take that first step right now?

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: All about eggs

Page: 49

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All about eggs

... keep the food bill down and ... family protein input up, you're probably relying more and more on eggs. That makes it especially important to know how to choose them wisely, and store and ... them properly. Here are the ... in an eggshell.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: How to ready your car for WINTER

Pages: 50, 51, 114

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How to ready your car for WINTER

Old Man Winter has a positive genius for finding and striking at your car's weak spots and putting extra strains on all its systems. But you can minimize cold weather's impact through proper preparation-- which in most cases consists of little more than giving your car a thorough physical.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: GOOD NEWS

Pages: 52, 54, 56

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GOOD NEWS

Air heated over the collector panels is drawn by a small fan (black arrows), through the heat storage battery where it heats the rocks. A second fan draws air from the house (white arrows) through the warmed rocks, then back indoors where the air is circulated by the existing furnace blower.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: STEP-BY-STEP SURFACE TREATMENTS

Pages: 58, 59, 60, 61

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STEP-BY-STEP SURFACE TREATMENTS

If you're looking for an easy, economical way to camouflage cracked or damaged walls, try hanging fabric. Any fabric will do. Here we used inexpensive twin-size, India-print bed throws to give this kitchen character. For best results, clean the walls with soap and water before you begin.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: Crafts Bright and bouncy patchwork projects

Pages: 62, 63, 101, 102, 103

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Crafts Bright and bouncy patchwork projects

Our love affair with patchwork is still going strong! And to prove the irrepressible vitality of this popular craft. here's a batch of patchwork so fresh and exciting you won't be able to resist patching like this for your home.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: MAKE YOUR KITCHEN WORK BETTER

Pages: 64, 65, 66, 67, 95

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MAKE YOUR KITCHEN WORK BETTER

This cheerful kitchen is hiding something. Open up the cabinet doors, take a close look at the counter top, and you'll discover a Pandora's box of treasures. Easy step-by-step instructions appear on the next three pages.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: Classy Glassware

Pages: 76, 103

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Classy Glassware

Flourish them ... flaunt them ... raise them in a toast ... turn them into shapely candlesticks by combining different sizes ... use them as containers for both the exotic and the ordinary, from bread-sticks and mints to chestnuts and capers! But above all, don't put your "good" glasses on the shelf and bring them out only for that once-in-a-while stately dinner. You'll find today's glasses with their new sizes, shapes, and finishes are more versatile than ever, serving at the bar as well as at the table, and adding sparkle to family dinners as well as pull-out-all-the-stops parties.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: Six of our most popular sewing centers

Pages: 86, 88

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Six of our most popular sewing centers

Over the past few years we have shown many sewing/work centers that you can build. The following half dozen drew the biggest reader response. Any of these units will help you organize your sewing area and keep it neat between jobs.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: BUILD a dream dollhouse with paper, paste, and throwaways

Pages: 104, 105

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BUILD a dream dollhouse with paper, paste, and throwaways

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: How to order material from the magazine

Page: 106

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How to order material from the magazine

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: Big City Weekend Vacations For Two

Pages: 109, 110, 111, 112, 113

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Big City Weekend Vacations For Two

With summer's special pleasures now dissolved into memories, and school kids immersed once again in their books, we've reached the ideal season for a husband and wife to rekindle their spirits and rejuvenate their souls by going off on a weekend holiday together.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1975 Magazine Article: Better Homes Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 115, 116, 118, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139

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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 October 1975 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

Page: 140

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The Man Next Door

Amid all the talk of generation gaps, it should be noted how rare it is to have one between grandparent and grandchild.

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