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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: How to Figure

Page: 17

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How to Figure "Fuelishness"

You have to be an ever vigilant motorist to keep your car from being a "fuelish" gulper of today's high-priced gasoline. Here are some of the sneaky ways your car can waste precious fuel. Some of the losses may sound minuscule, but added together they can represent a heap of dollars spewing from the exhaust pipe of your car.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: WINDOW FASHIONS... By the Yard

Pages: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33

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WINDOW FASHIONS... By the Yard

In this family living area, opposite, a pair of French doors posed a decorating challenge. The "wall of windows" resulted in too much sun and too little privacy. But heavy draperies were ruled out because they would obstruct the swinging doors.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: Contemporizing a '40s house

Pages: 34, 35, 36

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Contemporizing a '40s house

When Gil and Lois Tredwell bought this house in 1946, it looked very much like every other story-and-a-half on the block. Several remodelings changed the interior, but the exterior stayed the same for over 30 years.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: Owning a home: How to figure the REAL COST

Pages: 40, 42, 47

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Owning a home: How to figure the REAL COST

Digging up the down payment is only the beginning. Home ownership involves a greater expense than the monthly mortgage payment indicates. Here's how to judge what owning a home really costs.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: Play it safe with picnic foods

Page: 49

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Play it safe with picnic foods

Enjoying good food in the great outdoors is one of the pleasures of summertime. Here's how to make sure the food you take along is safe to eat, whether you're planning a picnic in the park or an extended camping trip.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: Beat the heat! Build sun visors for your windows

Pages: 50, 52

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Beat the heat! Build sun visors for your windows

Plan ahead so you won't get burned by summer utility bills. Here and on page 52, you'll find ways to protect south- and west-facing windows that take the brunt of summer sun. You can build these two projects right now so the glass areas of your house will be ready to withstand harsh summer rays.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: Shopping for window hardware

Pages: 56, 58, 60, 62

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Shopping for window hardware

Behind the scenes or on display, window hardware makes a big difference in how your curtains and draperies look. That's why it's important to choose sturdy and workable hardware that's suited to your particular window treatment.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: From carport to greenhouse

Page: 64

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From carport to greenhouse

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: Book-size screen

Page: 70

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Book-size screen

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: Neat pleater

Page: 70

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Neat pleater

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: Auto fuel saver

Page: 70

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Auto fuel saver

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: Electric fun craft

Page: 70

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Electric fun craft

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: Snap-in grid storage system

Page: 72

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Snap-in grid storage system

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: Tight money tactics: How to finance a home sale

Pages: 74, 79, 80

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Tight money tactics: How to finance a home sale

Suppose you must move, and you want to sell your home quickly. There's a buyer eager to close the deal-- but only if he can take on your mortgage at its present rate. Should you let him assume the mortgage? Can you let him?

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: Three hangups for plants

Page: 82

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Three hangups for plants

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: Better outdoor living starts at home

Pages: 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107

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Better outdoor living starts at home

This summer, make the great outdoors live up to its billing! To help you, we've assembled modular projects that answer a number of needs: privacy, shade, seating, storage, plant potting and display. Pick your projects, then adapt them to suit your own situation.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: A PAY AS YOU GO FUN FUN FUN CENTER

Pages: 108, 109, 110, 111

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A PAY AS YOU GO FUN FUN FUN CENTER

Why let a tight budget thwart your dream of an outdoor retreat? With this pay-as-you-go project, you can split the job into at least six stages and attack each as time and money permit.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: WELCOME WILDLIFE TO YOUR BACKYARD

Pages: 112, 113, 114, 115, 212, 214

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WELCOME WILDLIFE TO YOUR BACKYARD

Invite wildlife visitors to your backyard and you'll make your garden more enjoyable. This proved true for Alice and Cliff Grant who turned their suburban lot into this flower-filled haven for birds, bees, and small animals as well as people.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: Choosing and using sprouts

Page: 129

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Choosing and using sprouts

Most people think of sprouts as an ingredient for Oriental recipes. But these versatile vegetables can be added to a variety of dishes to boost flavor and add texture.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: How to steam vegetables

Page: 152

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How to steam vegetables

Ever try steam cooking? It's a favorite Oriental method of cooking that preserves the natural flavor and nutrients of vegetables.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: Cross-stitch on gingham

Pages: 166, 169, 170

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Cross-stitch on gingham

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article:

Pages: 173, 174, 176, 178, 180, 182, 184

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"FOREIGN" VACATIONS IN THE U.S.A.

America may be the great melting pot, but many diverse ethnic groups who settled in this country have preserved their respective old-world heritages in communities across the land.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: MEDIGAP: WHAT CAN THE ELDERLY DO?

Pages: 186, 188, 190, 192, 194

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MEDIGAP: WHAT CAN THE ELDERLY DO?

Stories about health insurance rip-offs of the elderly have been much in the news lately. The prime culprits: high-pressure salesmen who scare older people into buying policies they don't need and can't afford by pointing out the gaps in Medicare coverage.

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

Page: 200

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How to order material from the magazine

Project Plans for the Better Homes and Gardens designs shown in this issue are available below. Each plan packet includes large professional drawings, materials list, woodcutting diagrams, and easy-to-follow instructions.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: National crafts center

Page: 202

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National crafts center

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: Lamp sculptures

Page: 202

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Lamp sculptures

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: Gourmet's nirvana

Page: 202

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Gourmet's nirvana

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: All-season seating

Page: 202

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All-season seating

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: Coping With Parasites That

Pages: 204, 206

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Coping With Parasites That "Bug" Your Pet

Most dogs and cats occasionally play host to parasites. At best, these tiny pests are annoying; at worst, they can debilitate your pet or lead to serious health problems.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1979 Magazine Article: How to handle luggage hang-ups

Pages: 209, 210

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How to handle luggage hang-ups

With 250 million people and some 350 million pieces of their luggage traveling by air each year, it's no wonder some of that baggage (an estimated three million pieces) gets damaged, lost, pilfered, or misdirected. ...

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

Pages: 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223

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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 June 1979 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

Page: 224

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The Man Next Door

Hank Nardman, eight, thinks the summer reruns on television are great. Now, he says, he can catch up on his favorite programs that unfortunately were preempted by evening homework during the school year.

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