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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: HOME WARRANTIES: a good deal for house buyers?

Pages: 15, 17

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HOME WARRANTIES: a good deal for house buyers?

If you haven't been house shopping for a while, you may be surprised at one of the newer options. It's called a home warranty, and it's designed to soften the impact on your budget if something goes wrong with the house of your dreams.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Rights and responsibilities of pet ownership

Pages: 19, 22, 25, 26

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Rights and responsibilities of pet ownership

Are you liable if your dog damages your neighbor's tulips? Can you be fined for your dog's persistent barking? What can you do if a child down the street insists on swinging your cat around by the tail just to hear him howl?

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: HOW TO TROUBLESHOOT YOUR CAR BY LISTENING & LOOKING

Pages: 28, 30, 36

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HOW TO TROUBLESHOOT YOUR CAR BY LISTENING & LOOKING

You're driving down a lonely stretch of road when suddenly the engine begins thumping loudly; only then do you realize you'd been ignoring for weeks an odd rattling from under the hood.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Handicapped children in the classroom--what

Pages: 38, 40, 42, 45, 49

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Handicapped children in the classroom--what "mainstreaming" is all about

During recess at the Phelps Elementary School in Springfield, Missouri, the usual din of yells and laughter fills the playground. But communication doesn't stop there. Though several children are deaf, they and their schoolmates converse easily using sign language as well as voices in the "total communications" system taught at Phelps.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Evergreens! How to choose them, plant them, care for them, ENJOY THEM!

Pages: 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 153

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Evergreens! How to choose them, plant them, care for them, ENJOY THEM!

For no-hassle garden color the year-round, you can't beat evergreens. They're hardy in every climate, easy to care for, and come in a variety of sizes and shapes that adapt well to any landscape scheme.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Double-duty bunk beds

Page: 64

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Double-duty bunk beds

What youngster wouldn't love an indoor play fort all his or her own? And what Mom and Dad wouldn't be delighted with this built-in bunk bed/play area combo? It provides sleeping space for two at night and doubles as a play fort and toy storage area during the day.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: HOUSEPLANT HOW-TO

Page: 67

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HOUSEPLANT HOW-TO

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: ... Cooking with beer

Page: 69

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... Cooking with beer

As far back as history has been recorded, people have been ... the effervescence and ... of beer. The use of beer ... cooking began in the Middle ... when Europeans discovered ... subtle flavor that beer adds to surprising variety of foods.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Healthful reading

Page: 74

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Healthful reading

Could you use some advice on how to stay well and be a smart health-care consumer? You'll find it in this sampling of booklets, all available by mall.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Stairway galleries

Page: 80

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Stairway galleries

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Pretty Easy Parties

Pages: 82, 83

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Pretty Easy Parties

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: What can be done about infertility?

Pages: 86, 88, 91, 92

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What can be done about infertility?

An estimated 12 to 17 percent of married couples in this country are involuntarily childless. And many medical experts think the problem of infertility is increasing.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: FOCAL POINT FLOORS

Page: 94

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FOCAL POINT FLOORS

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: UNDERGROUND Housing IS COMING ON STRONG

Pages: 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 180

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UNDERGROUND Housing IS COMING ON STRONG

Record-cold winters... hellish utility bills... and the worst is yet to come. Doesn't it make you want to dig a hole and crawl in? That's exactly what some families are doing. But their retreats are a far cry from foxholes, as you'll see on the next eight pages. Bright, cheery earth homes are beginning to peek out at the world from their snug burrows-- oblivious to the ravages of wind and temperature.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Exotic Alliums

Pages: 106, 107, 150, 168

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Exotic Alliums

The allium family is a large one, with both edible and ornamental members. Those you may have grown in your herb or vegetable garden include onions, shallots, leeks, chives, and garlic. Now we'd like to acquaint you with some of their more colorful cousins who can add exotic late-spring bloom to any or all of your flower borders and perennial beds.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: How to stretch your STORAGE SPACE

Pages: 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113

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How to stretch your STORAGE SPACE

If your home has truly reached the overstuffed stage, here's relief: a package of problem-solving storage ideas to help you make maximum use of existing space.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: HARVEST VACATIONS IN AMERICA'S WINE COUNTRY

Pages: 156, 160, 162, 164, 166

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HARVEST VACATIONS IN AMERICA'S WINE COUNTRY

Wine grows best in glorious country-- on mountain slopes and hillsides where sunshine warms the grapes all day long, and on the rims of rivers and the shores of lakes where nearby waters discourage early frost. So if you're planning a fall vacation, go where the vineyards are.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Under-stairs storage

Page: 169

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Under-stairs storage

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Easy-to-install air cleaner

Page: 175

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Easy-to-install air cleaner

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Wash-in water repellent

Page: 175

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Wash-in water repellent

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Speedy bag sealer

Page: 175

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Speedy bag sealer

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Versatile wake-up center

Page: 175

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Versatile wake-up center

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Mighty-midget camera

Page: 176

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Mighty-midget camera

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Tight-spot wrench

Page: 176

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Tight-spot wrench

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Learning pictures

Page: 178

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Learning pictures

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Buckle-up shelves

Page: 178

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Buckle-up shelves

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Functional furniture

Page: 178

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Functional furniture

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Double-decker playhouse

Page: 182

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Double-decker playhouse

The kids can have two games going at once in these double-decker playhouses. Both are easy to assemble, especially with help from the youngsters who'll use them. Build both of them from scratch, or order the model at bottom in kit form.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1979 Magazine Article: Shopping Editor's Choice

Pages: 185, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 195

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Shopping Editor's Choice

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

Page: 196

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The Man Next Door

Unlike the youths of my generation, Burt, Jr., and his friends probably will be able to purchase cars soon after they get their driver's licenses. But with the escalating cost and limited availability of gasoline, I wonder if they'll be able to do anything more than polish their vehicles.

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