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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: YOUR RIGHTS WITH YOUR CREDITORS

Pages: 13, 14, 16

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YOUR RIGHTS WITH YOUR CREDITORS

Probably the most significant pieces of federal consumer legislation in the last decade have been aimed at protecting consumers when they deal with creditors.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Service contracts: worth considering when buying a car?

Pages: 23, 24

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Service contracts: worth considering when buying a car?

You probably have had a friend relate a woeful tale of his or her new car's breaking down right after the warranty expired. Sure, this is a stroke of bad luck, but your friend has lots of company.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: SPACE-SAVING SERVERS

Page: 28

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SPACE-SAVING SERVERS

How can you gain a handy serving surface without overstuffing a small dining room with furniture? As shown below, you can do It by fitting a slim console table or shelf into a sliver of wall space.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: ENERGY-SAVING PROJECTS YOU CAN BUILD

Pages: 32, 33, 34, 35

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ENERGY-SAVING PROJECTS YOU CAN BUILD

"Ceilings-- R33; walls-- R19; floors-- R22." Give or take a few points, these are the recommended R values (resistance to heat loss) that have been hammered at you for several years now. But can you rattle off the R value for a single-glazed window? Would you believe a miserable 0.88? And adding a second layer of glass to that window only nudges its R value up to a paltry 1.72; triple glazing: 2.56.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: DECORATING: More Splash Than Cash

Pages: 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41

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DECORATING: More Splash Than Cash

Pinched for pennies? Pressed for time? Even so, you can ring in some spirit-lifting changes at your house. You'll find the inspiration right here in our grab bag of fast, affordable decorating ideas.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Down detergent

Page: 42

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Down detergent

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Energy watchdog

Page: 42

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Energy watchdog

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Windshield cleaner

Page: 42

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Windshield cleaner

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Multipurpose pump/sprayer

Page: 42

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Multipurpose pump/sprayer

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Electronic blender

Page: 44

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Electronic blender

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Bathroom heater

Page: 44

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Bathroom heater

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: The ABCs of CPR

Page: 46

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The ABCs of CPR

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Pap tests--how often?

Page: 46

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Pap tests--how often?

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Longer shelf life for blood

Page: 46

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Longer shelf life for blood

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Down with uptightness!

Page: 46

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Down with uptightness!

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Winter hazard: Frostbite

Page: 46

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Winter hazard: Frostbite

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Travel tips for persons with diabetes

Pages: 46, 48

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Travel tips for persons with diabetes

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Worthwhile health booklets

Page: 48

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Worthwhile health booklets

Children aged five to 18 who have physical handicaps can play more than 50 active games described and illustrated in Let's Play Games! The booklet is available from the National Easter Seal Society, 2023 W. Ogden Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60612. The cost is $1.25 plus 75 cents for postage and handling.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Caution: look-alike drugs

Page: 48

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Caution: look-alike drugs

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Facts on asbestos exposure

Pages: 48, 50

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Facts on asbestos exposure

Eleven million Americans exposed to asbestos dust on the job (and members of their households) have an increased risk of developing asbestosis, a chronic lung ailment, as well as certain types of cancer.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Smoking! How to quit

Page: 50

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Smoking! How to quit

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Low marks for high heels

Page: 50

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Low marks for high heels

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: TIPS TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

Page: 56

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TIPS TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

A REGULAR FEATURE DESIGNED TO MAKE AROUND THE HOUSE JOBS EASIER FOR YOU

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Focal-point fireplaces

Page: 59

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Focal-point fireplaces

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Small Space Strategy

Page: 64

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Small Space Strategy

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Nostalgia by the yard

Page: 71

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Nostalgia by the yard

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Decorating idea books

Page: 71

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Decorating idea books

Just when you thought you'd never want another oversize decorating book, along come two absolutely irresistible big ones: Terence Conran's The Bed and Bath Book, and High-Tech by Joan Kron and Suzanne Slesin. Those of you who are familiar with Conran's The House Book and The Kitchen Book will know what to expect in this new volume: lots and lots of illustrations (over 1,000), plenty of down-to-earth how-to information, and more ideas on the title subject than you can easily absorb.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Photo art

Page: 71

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Photo art

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Affordable wall chic

Page: 72

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Affordable wall chic

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Food waste disposer buymanship

Page: 77

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Food waste disposer buymanship

Whether it's called a food waste disposer or a garbage disposer, this under-the-sink appliance eliminates one of the least liked household chores. It grinds food wastes into tiny particles and washes them down the drain so you don't have to cope with soggy garbage bags.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: How to Rejuvenate Your Dejected Houseplants

Pages: 81, 82, 83, 84, 85

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How to Rejuvenate Your Dejected Houseplants

Don't despair if your houseplants are looking slightly bedraggled or downright seedy. We'll show you how to restore their good looks with simple home remedies. Often the facelift takes just a few minutes. But even if heroic measures are required, the great results will be well worth the time and effort.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: CRAFTS TO DECORATE YOUR HOME

Pages: 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 141, 142, 146, 152

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CRAFTS TO DECORATE YOUR HOME

Here and on the next four pages is a trio of great craft ideas sure to brighten up your home-- and perk up your spirits!

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: CENTERS TO STREAMLINE ANY KITCHEN

Pages: 92, 93, 94, 95

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CENTERS TO STREAMLINE ANY KITCHEN

Islands are great time and step savers because they literally center work activity, especially if they're outfitted with storage and one or more major appliances such as a cooktop, dishwasher, or oven. Along with adding work surfaces, islands smooth the work flow by reducing cross-kitchen traffic. Islands also separate cooking and eating areas while permitting kibitzing.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: SPECIAL DIETS COULD A CONSULTING NUTRITIONIST HELP YOU?

Page: 124

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SPECIAL DIETS COULD A CONSULTING NUTRITIONIST HELP YOU?

Across the country, registered dietitians are setting up private practices as Consulting Nutritionists (CNs). Their goal? To help people who have special dietary problems cope with their individual food restrictions.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: A first-timer's guide to Hawaii

Pages: 127, 128, 130, 132, 134, 136

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A first-timer's guide to Hawaii

There will never be a better time to visit Hawaii. The island state has been changing, but it still has plenty of magnificent scenery, spectacular sand and sea, a balmy climate you can count on, and lots of friendly aloha spirit. All those lures, combined with reasonable air fares and first-class accommodations, add up to a memorable family vacation.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: How to order material from the magazine

Page: 139

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How to order material from the magazine

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: BUILD IN A BALCONY

Page: 140

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BUILD IN A BALCONY

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 169, 170, 172, 173, 174, 175

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Shopping editor's choice

... the ease and pleasure of shopping by ... Order from the convenience of your own ... with complete confidence. If not delighted, ... company will happily refund your money.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1979 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

Page: 176

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The Man Next Door

Jane Cobbs has resumed her exercise program after a year's lapse. According to Jane, the program used to consist of walking and running, but now it's mostly creaking and waddling.

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