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Better Homes & Gardens September 1978 Magazine Article: Homebody dolls

Pages: 3, 58, 62, 64, 66

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Homebody dolls

These lovable rag dolls will delight kids of all ages. Make them for your youngsters or stitch a bunch for gifts or bazaars. Our patterns are a snap-- and the everyday making are easy to come by. Yarn, buttons, and scraps of fabric are just about all you need.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1978 Magazine Article: WHAT ARE YOUR CHILDREN BEING TAUGHT ABOUT MORALITY?

Pages: 16, 18, 24, 26, 28

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WHAT ARE YOUR CHILDREN BEING TAUGHT ABOUT MORALITY?

Mr. Peterson, a popular and respected high school instructor, has been teaching a unit on the American tradition of peaceful protest. One day some students who support a migrant farm workers' cause tell him of their plan to picket the school cafeteria to protest the use of nonunion lettuce.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1978 Magazine Article: WHAT SHOULD YOUR KIDS STUDY TO GET THE BEST JOBS?

Pages: 30, 36, 39, 41, 42

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WHAT SHOULD YOUR KIDS STUDY TO GET THE BEST JOBS?

Thanks to a tight job market and an uneasy economy, young people today face some tough career-planning decisions. There's just no guarantee that a challenging job awaits every graduating high school or college student.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1978 Magazine Article: DOME HOMES ENERGY-EFFICIENT & COST-CONSCIOUS

Pages: 46, 47, 48, 49

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DOME HOMES ENERGY-EFFICIENT & COST-CONSCIOUS

Have you stepped inside a dome home recently? If not, you've missed a real surprise. Twenty years ago, domes were considered far-out, but today's domes are way in.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1978 Magazine Article: KITCHEN REMODELING: HOW A PRO CAN HELP

Pages: 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 140, 141

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KITCHEN REMODELING: HOW A PRO CAN HELP

Whether your kitchen updating requires a "to the studs" demolition as this one did or only minor alterations, a professional can help you get just what you want. The key, of course, is to select the right person.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1978 Magazine Article: HOW IT SOUNDS TO US

Pages: 81, 82, 84, 86, 88, 90, 92

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HOW IT SOUNDS TO US

Last fall when we asked readers to share their views on the state of the family, we got 302,602 replies-- many times the size of the response to most surveys and one of the largest public outpourings on this subject in history. Precisely 29,902 of the respondents attached letters to the completed questionnaires they sent in, and often they turned the tables and asked us questions of their own.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1978 Magazine Article: Air bag auto jack

Page: 96

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Air bag auto jack

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1978 Magazine Article: Dental spray

Page: 97

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Dental spray

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1978 Magazine Article: Patio light

Page: 97

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Patio light

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1978 Magazine Article: Extension cord organizer

Page: 98

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Extension cord organizer

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1978 Magazine Article: LIVE-IN ROOMS where you feel most at home

Pages: 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111

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LIVE-IN ROOMS where you feel most at home

In every home there's one room that draws the family just as naturally as honey attracts a bee. It can be an area off the kitchen, a family room or living room, an attic hideaway, or a snug basement retreat. No matter what the location, this cozy spot is where the family gathers. That's why we've dubbed it the "live-in room."

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1978 Magazine Article: Flowers You Can Counts On

Pages: 112, 113, 114, 115, 178, 180, 182

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Flowers You Can Counts On

Few plants require as little care as the peony. Planted correctly, peonies will bloom faithfully every spring even if neglected entirely. Some plants in old gardens have been known to bloom for over 100 years, which accounts for peony's nickname, the century plant.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1978 Magazine Article: BATHROOMS A little stretching makes a big difference

Pages: 116, 117

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BATHROOMS A little stretching makes a big difference

If you're about to remodel or build a new house, don't skimp on planning bathroom space. Today it's natural to try to squeeze and economize, but you're wiser to plan long-range convenience from the beginning, even if you must postpone something else.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1978 Magazine Article: SETTING THE SCENE FOR Ethnic Parties

Pages: 118, 119, 120, 121, 134, 135

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SETTING THE SCENE FOR Ethnic Parties

From gazpacho to almendrado, your Mexican dinner party can be destined for success when you add a little local color to the menu. Draw from a rich heritage of folk art, handcrafts, music, and flamboyant colors for your table decor. Then add generous portions of casual, unhurried Southwestern hospitality, and your evening will become a fiesta.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1978 Magazine Article: Major appliance buymanship

Pages: 142, 145, 146, 148, 150, 155

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Major appliance buymanship

Shopping for a new major kitchen appliance can be a mind-boggling experience since appliances today have myriad features and come in a variety of styles. To simplify the search, first decide exactly what it is you need in an appliance and how much you can afford to spend.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1978 Magazine Article: COULD YOU AFFORD TO REPLACE YOUR HOME TODAY?

Pages: 184, 185, 186, 188, 190

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COULD YOU AFFORD TO REPLACE YOUR HOME TODAY?

Housing costs have gone up faster than almost anything else in today's economy, and they show little sign of slowing down significantly. Though rising costs mean you can get a good price for your home, they also mean replacement costs have soared-- and that fact can work against you if you're not careful.

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

Page: 192

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How to order material from the magazine

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

Pages: 194, 199, 200, 201, 202, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 213

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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 September 1978 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

Page: 214

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The Man Next Door

When they're faced with fall house-cleaning, Bill and Isabel Norman divide the responsibilities. She's in charge of complaining, he's in charge of alibiing, and they share procrastinating.

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