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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: Are there pitfalls in condominiums?

Pages: 6, 8, 10

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Are there pitfalls in condominiums?

More and more people are buying condominium units these days-- most with great success.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: Some professional tips on how to find a job

Pages: 6, 10, 12

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Some professional tips on how to find a job

Nobody is saying that it's easy to find a job these days. In fact, the work market is so tight that it's imperative to plan your strategy as carefully as possible. Here are some time-tested tips from a variety of professionals in the job-finding business.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: Kitchen collections

Page: 14

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Kitchen collections

One great way to capitalize on a pack-rat penchant is to display your finds on a kitchen wall. As you can see from the examples below, what counts is not what you have but how imaginatively you display it. If you happen to collect kitchen utensils, you'll find they're handier out in the open.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: Can you save with a heat pump?

Page: 16

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Can you save with a heat pump?

With the continuing emphasis on energy conservation, manufacturers have been vigorously promoting the efficiency and economy of the heat pump. Is this new wave of advertising just another gimmick? Maybe not.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: UPHOLSTERY HOW-TO REDOING A SIMPLE CHAIR

Pages: 24, 25, 66

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UPHOLSTERY HOW-TO REDOING A SIMPLE CHAIR

Tired of looking at that shabby armchair? Then why not re-up-holster it yourself? To guide you, here are step-by-step instructions for refurbishing a fully upholstered armchair.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: Hair removal: facts you should know

Pages: 26, 30, 31

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Hair removal: facts you should know

Hair may be beautiful to many Americans (especially young Americans), but when it grows where it's not wanted most adults elect to strike back at Mother Nature.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: Will a thief peddle your bike?

Pages: 36, 37, 38

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Will a thief peddle your bike?

This summer, an estimated 67 million cyclists will take to the road, and thousands of them will lose their bikes to thieves.

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

Pages: 40, 66

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HOUSEPLANT HOW-TO

Persian shield is a real jewel. The toothed leaves are iridescent green, blue, and amethyst; undersides are purplish red. It all adds up to a luminous effect that would be hard to beat.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: Sewing with elastic

Pages: 42, 43

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Sewing with elastic

With the popularity of knit and lingerie fabrics, it's almost essential for every home sewer to know how to handle elastic.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: A new switch in tire rotation

Page: 44

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A new switch in tire rotation

Whether you rotate the tires on your car every 6,000 miles, as tire makers recommend, or wait until signs of uneven tread wear appear, you should follow the new switching pattern developed by tire engineers. The old practice was to move the front tires straight back, and cross-switch the rear tires to the front.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: Party pointers

Page: 46

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Party pointers

What with tighter purse strings and more relaxed life-styles, parties have taken a swing to the more casual-- such as Sunday night supper with homemade bread and a hearty soup. The scene of the action has shifted from the living room to the kitchen. ...

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: How safe is that motorcycle?

Pages: 50, 51

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How safe is that motorcycle?

Any type of personal transportation offering up to ten times the gasoline mileage of the average V-8-engined auto means impressive economy. This fact helps explain the fast-rising sales of motorcycles, since even the biggest and fastest of them can travel nearly three times as far as a standard-sized automobile on a given amount of fuel.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: CHANGING THE SCENE WITH CARPET AND RUGS

Pages: 52, 53

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CHANGING THE SCENE WITH CARPET AND RUGS

Without buying a single stick of new furniture, you can give any room a new personality simply by changing the floor covering. The kind of personality your room exhibits-- and whether it looks bigger or smaller after you're through-- will depend not only on the color, pattern, and texture of the floor covering you choose, but also on whether you use wall-to-wall carpet, room-size rugs, area rugs, or a combination.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: A DO-IT-YOURSELF STOREHOUSE/GREENHOUSE OR WHAT HAVE YOU

Pages: 54, 55

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A DO-IT-YOURSELF STOREHOUSE/GREENHOUSE OR WHAT HAVE YOU

Yesterday's rustic backyard storehouse-- the springhouse, the toolshed, the smokehouse-- handily sheltered a good share of our grandparents' daily chores. That same outbuilding concept, rejuvenated for the way we live now, can serve just as admirably today.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: PROJECTS: BUILD YOUR OWN SEATING

Pages: 56, 57

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PROJECTS: BUILD YOUR OWN SEATING

IF YOU CAN MAKE ONE OF THESE UNITS, YOU CAN CREATE A COMPLETE, VERSATILE ARRANGEMENT

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: No-sew window treatments

Pages: 58, 59, 110, 111

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No-sew window treatments

Sewing is a great way to save-- as anyone knows who's beaten the cost of custom draperies by making her own. But if you've never gotten the hang of needle and thread and sewing machine, all is not lost! Our two window treatments are stitchless wonders.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: GOOD NEWS

Pages: 60, 62, 64

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GOOD NEWS

A clean furnace filter is one of the keys to efficient-- and economical-- heating and air conditioning system performance. This new permanent filter eliminates the need for purchasing a new filter each month. What's more, it's almost twice as effective in removing airborne dust and pollen as the glass strand type filters. Here's how it works:

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: How to get the house you want

Pages: 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73

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How to get the house you want

Buying a mobile home Building small, expanding later Contracting to build from mail-order plans

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: Sunny-side up kitchens

Pages: 74, 75

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Sunny-side up kitchens

Don't let a dreary, dark-ages kitchen get you down. These three sunny success stories could lead you out of the dungeon into a cheery kitchen of your own.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: Small-seale gardening ANNUALS TO ZUCCHINI-ANYTHING GROWS

Pages: 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83

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Small-seale gardening ANNUALS TO ZUCCHINI-ANYTHING GROWS

Toss out the rule book and let yourself grow! Our mixed-bag planting strategy lets you translate that small space into a huge harvest of flowers and fruits and vegetables. You can splash crazy-quilt colors in a planting bed, mingle bright annuals and summer bulbs, flatter a walk with roses, grow food among the flowers. So dream, if you must, of full-blown orchards and beds set aside for perennials; these are great for large areas. But if your lot is small, here's how to use it.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: How to read nutrition labels

Pages: 108, 109

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How to read nutrition labels

Cereal box readers have been aware of nutrition labeling, of a sort, for years. Even if you're a casual reader, you've probably noticed a change in the format. The old Minimum Daily Requirements (levels of nutrients recommended to prevent disease) have given way to the more usable '75 version, the U.S. Recommended Daily Allowances (levels of nutrients recommended to maintain good health).

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: Four good kitchen desks

Pages: 112, 113

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Four good kitchen desks

A kitchen "office" can put an end to the frustrating search for favorite clipped recipes, bills, unanswered letters, and instruction booklets. Your planning center can be as simple as a niche in an idle corner or a portion of a kitchen peninsula. In a yard of space, a desk can also provide a handy spot for children to study.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: GARDENING IN APRIL

Page: 114

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GARDENING IN APRIL

Rain or shine, April is prime time for gardeners. Make use of every nice day to get new trees and shrubs in the ground. And when welcome rains come, take shelter in the garage or basement and get your tools in shape for the gardening season ahead.

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

Page: 115

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How to order material from the magazine

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: How to housebreak your pup

Page: 116

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How to housebreak your pup

Does housebreaking have to be a hassle? Not necessarily-- and that's fortunate since it's the most important step in your dog's training. Obviously, if he doesn't learn where he is supposed to relieve himself, he'll never be welcomed as a full-fledged member of the family.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1975 Magazine Article: ALASKA

Pages: 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124

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ALASKA

For anyone considering a first visit to Alaska, this summer is the ideal time to go, while construction on the pipeline is proceeding full swing and you can witness the many monumental changes it's making. A few years from now our grandest and most primitive state will have a noticeably different face to show vacationers. ...

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

Pages: 125, 126, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137

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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 April 1975 Magazine Article: The man next door

Page: 138

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The man next door

Managing the family's money is more important than ever these days, mainly because it's so hard to find any to manage.

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