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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: GIVE A LIVING LEGEND

Pages: 13, 15, 16, 19, 20

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GIVE A LIVING LEGEND

How did various plants and flowers originate? That question has inspired a wealth of colorful legends. One of the best-known concerns Narcissus, who became so fascinated by his reflection in a pool that he pined away, leaving only a flower bearing his name to preserve the memory of his vanity. Lilies reportedly sprang up from Eve's tears, shed as she fled the Garden of Eden with Adam.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT GAS AND OIL

Pages: 22, 24, 28, 31

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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT GAS AND OIL

Buying gasoline and oil for your car can be baffling. You're confronted with a thicket of familiar national brands and not-so-familiar discount brands. And at each service station there are different grades of gasoline and types and weights of oil, and all have different prices.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: How to order material from the magazine

Pages: 32, 34

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How to order material from the magazine

DOLL FURNITURE PATTERN Make the cradle, bench, hutch, rocker, and dry sink shown in this issue with our pattern. Pattern is full-size for each piece and includes illustrated step-by-step instructions.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: LIFE INSURANCE: WHAT ARE THE PAYOUT OPTIONS?

Pages: 36, 38

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LIFE INSURANCE: WHAT ARE THE PAYOUT OPTIONS?

Getting the right amount of life insurance Is important, but so is making sure the money will be distributed in a way that suits your family's needs. Talk over the options with your beneficiary now, and make the appropriate arrangements with your Insurance company. Here's what to consider.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: Wood furniture upkeep

Page: 44

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Wood furniture upkeep

Whether antique or brand-new, all wood furniture needs proper care. Even furniture that is factory-finished with a protective coating is vulnerable to damage from weather and wear. Here's how you can keep your wood furniture looking its best.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: A Homespun Christmas Index of Instructions

Pages: 46, 48

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A Homespun Christmas Index of Instructions

for all crafts projects shown on pages 75-91. How to enlarge patterns ... 48 Package wraps......... 48 Schoolhouse block wall hanging, page 75..... 136 Log cabin quilt, page 75....... 136 Burlap crèche, page 75....... 138 Soft-sculpture candles, page 77 ... 138

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: Auto-focus camera

Page: 51

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Auto-focus camera

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Page: 51

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"Talking" storybook

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: Speedy yogurt maker

Page: 51

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Speedy yogurt maker

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: Finger wrench

Page: 51

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Finger wrench

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: Compact projector

Page: 51

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Compact projector

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: Electronic scale

Page: 51

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Electronic scale

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: Toasty togs

Page: 58

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Toasty togs

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: Toy scooper

Page: 58

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Toy scooper

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: Double-duty light

Page: 58

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Double-duty light

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: 1978 SENSIBLE GROWTH AWARDS

Pages: 61, 62

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1978 SENSIBLE GROWTH AWARDS

Each year, the National Association of Home Builders and Better Homes and Gardens cosponsor a competition to recognize excellence in the design and planning of new housing developments. Entries from all across the country are judged by a panel of builders, developers, land planners, and architects.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: Ceiling make-overs

Pages: 64, 66

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Ceiling make-overs

In any room redo, the ceiling deserves as much attention as the walls. Here's a rundown of different ways to freshen up the overhead view.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: A Homespun Christmas

Pages: 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 136, 138, 140, 142, 144, 147, 148, 150, 153, 154, 156, 158, 160, 162, 164, 167, 168, 170, 172

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A Homespun Christmas

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183

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Shopping editor's choice

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1978 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

Page: 184

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The Man Next Door

Reverend George Hall used a perfect example in last Sunday's sermon: "Snowflakes," he said, "don't amount to much individually, but when they decide to cooperate, they can shut down a freeway."

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