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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: EDITOR at large

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EDITOR at large

The American Bar Association's silver Gavel Award, which in legal circles rivals the Pulitzer Prize for prestige, was given to Better Homes and Gardens this year. Naturally, we're delighted to receive this top honor for "outstanding public service which served to increase public understanding of the American system of law and justice."

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: Low-cost legal help: HOW TO GET IT WHEN YOU NEED IT

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Low-cost legal help: HOW TO GET IT WHEN YOU NEED IT

In White Plains, New York, a young woman seeking a divorce went to a local law firm. She and her husband had no children and were in agreement about property division. She paid a $50 fee for the initial consultation with the lawyer, and when she asked what the total costs might be, he said it was difficult to tell at that point.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: ENERGY-SMART Window Coverings

Pages: 41, 42, 43, 44, 45

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ENERGY-SMART Window Coverings

Even if your windows are tightly caulked and weather-stripped, they still play hob with your heat bills. Energy pros estimate that those rectangular portholes-- even if they're double-glazed-- are responsible for anywhere from 15 to 40 percent of your home's heat loss.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: OPEN-PLAN KITCHEN with out-of-sight storage

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OPEN-PLAN KITCHEN with out-of-sight storage

Do you like the convenience of open shelving but wish you could stash everything out of sight when the cooking's over? This comfortable kitchen lets you do just that. And when the cooking gear is hidden away, the room can double as a cozy retreat that welcomes friends as well as family.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: Nifty Portables

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Nifty Portables

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: Money-Saving Hot Water Heater

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Money-Saving Hot Water Heater

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: Fold-Up Trailer

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Fold-Up Trailer

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: Ice Filter

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Ice Filter

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: Humidifier

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Humidifier

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: Driveway Patch

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Driveway Patch

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: Toy Buying: HOW TO MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICES

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Toy Buying: HOW TO MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICES

The annual holiday toy hunt is shaping up. Toy commercials are scrambling across the TV screen, and your kids probably are already dropping not-so-subtle hints about this toy or that. Still ahead are grueling trips to toy departments where you'll be confronted with enormous selections and prices to match.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: Hobbyist dollhouses

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Hobbyist dollhouses

With the growing popularity of miniature furniture, dollhouses are no longer just for children. Some of the handsomest traditional dollhouse kits for all ages are offered by Batrie Dollhouse (970 Fellsway, P.O. Box A, Medford, MA 02155). Eight houses are described in the catalog ($2) including our favorite nine-room American Victorian mansion pictured here.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: UNICEF Christmas

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UNICEF Christmas

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: Idea NOTEBOOK

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Idea NOTEBOOK

With the growing popularity of miniature furniture, dollhouses are no longer just for children. Some of the handsomest traditional dollhouse kits for all ages are offered by Batrie Dollhouse (970 Fellsway, P.O. Box A, Medford, MA 02155). Eight houses are described in the catalog ($2) including our favorite nine-room American Victorian mansion pictured here.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: Gardener's log

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Gardener's log

The work you do in your garden this month can spell success or failure next spring. Here are some of the worthwhile tasks you can accomplish outside before winter arrives.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: Do-It-Yourself Thermostat Timer

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Do-It-Yourself Thermostat Timer

By using a thermostat timer to turn your furnace down at bedtime and up before you awaken, you'll save money all night without shivering in the morning. This do-it-yourself timer was developed by Toby T. Benson of the National Center for Appropriate Technology.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: ASBESTOS: A SCHOOL HAZARD

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ASBESTOS: A SCHOOL HAZARD

Building materials in an estimated 15 percent of the nation's 90,000 public schools contain asbestos. That fact poses a serious public health hazard, and a nationwide, federally mandated school survey now is under way to learn more about the threat.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: FEBRILE SEIZURES--NO CAUSE FOR ALARM

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FEBRILE SEIZURES--NO CAUSE FOR ALARM

A seizure occurring along with a fever in a young child is understandably frightening to parents. Because of concern about possible long-term consequences, physicians have long debated how to treat seizures.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: HIDDEN SODIUM ALERT

Pages: 92, 94

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HIDDEN SODIUM ALERT

Did you know that only about one-third of the sodium Americans eat comes from salt added during cooking or at the table? (Salt is 40 percent sodium.) In many people's diets another third comes from such processed foods as sandwich meats, condensed soups, juices, cheese, and bakery products.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: TREATING TOURETTE SYNDROME

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TREATING TOURETTE SYNDROME

Tourette syndrome is a disorder characterized by a succession of different muscular and vocal tics that persist over a period of one year or longer. The problem first develops between ages two and 14.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: Microwave Cooking: Using Paper Safely

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Microwave Cooking: Using Paper Safely

Paper products can help you prepare foods faster in your microwave oven as well as minimize dishwashing. And cooking with paper can be as safe as it is timesaving if you follow these guidelines.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: TIPS TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

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TIPS TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

This feature is written by you. It's a wide-ranging collection of shop hints, installation tips, and repair shortcuts that you-- along with millions like you-- have picked up from your experience as a do-it-yourselfer. We pay $25 for each problem solver we publish. See the box below for submission details.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: How to order material from the magazine

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How to order material from the magazine

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: RUST PROOFING: Worth The Cost?

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RUST PROOFING: Worth The Cost?

Watching little rust spots start popping out on a car you've treated with loving care can be pretty disheartening. But what can you do to prevent the problem? Some rust-proofing companies claim a new car inevitably will succumb to rust in a few years unless you pay them from $150 to $250 to coat the inside of the body and the undercarriage with a special chemical. Yet, most auto manufacturers say their new cars are so rust resistant that they come with three- to five-year rust warranties. Here's how to size up this option.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: Turkey Roasting Guide

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Turkey Roasting Guide

Preparing a succulent roast turkey for the holiday feast is a lot easier than you might think. Just follow these simple steps.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: 30 HERITAGE DOLLS TO STITCH AHEAD FOR CHRISTMAS

Pages: 109, 110, 111, 162, 165, 166, 168, 170, 174, 176

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30 HERITAGE DOLLS TO STITCH AHEAD FOR CHRISTMAS

You'll be enchanted by our three sets of heritage dolls-- each is a distinctive personality from the colonial, pioneer, and Victorian eras. Embellished with a smidgen of paint or a touch of embroidery, then stitched and stuffed, these delightful characters are ready to bestow as gifts or hang on your Christmas tree. And you'll want to make an entire set for your child's dollhouse.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: MAIL-ORDER DECORATING

Pages: 112, 113, 190, 191, 193, 194, 195

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MAIL-ORDER DECORATING

Today you can decorate your home without ever leaving your living room. Whether you're in the market for a storage unit, seating, or a distinctive accessory, you can find it simply by thumbing through mail-order catalogs.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: Leaf Projects for Kids

Pages: 116, 117, 118, 119, 180, 182, 183, 184, 185

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Leaf Projects for Kids

These easy projects are naturals for kids, because most children love to search out special fall leaves to save. To get the ball rolling, plan a full-fledged leaf hunt for your kids and their friends. Take time to study and discuss the differences between leaf shapes (our leaf identification guide will help out here). And make sure the kids gather up plenty of each leaf type so they don't run short.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: HOW TO SPRUCE UP A SPLIT-LEVEL

Pages: 120, 121, 122, 123, 186

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HOW TO SPRUCE UP A SPLIT-LEVEL

Limited storage, wasted living space, dated decorating-- these were some of the all-too-common problems that prompted Marilyn and Schuyler Patrick to redo their suburban split-level home.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: What If Your Child Won't Try New Foods?

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What If Your Child Won't Try New Foods?

According to the experts, a healthful diet is a varied diet. But what can you do if your child is stuck on peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and says "I don't like it" before tasting something new? Here are a few ways you can help your child try, and even like, a healthful variety of foods.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: How to Use Drywall in the Winter

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How to Use Drywall in the Winter

If you're planning some drywall work this winter, there are some potential problems you should be aware of. Cold and damp weather is a major or contributing cause of erraift drywall work. Here are some troubleshooting tips.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: TRAVEL GUIDE TO AMERICA'S BUSIEST AIRPORTS

Pages: 197, 198, 200, 202, 204, 207, 208, 210

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TRAVEL GUIDE TO AMERICA'S BUSIEST AIRPORTS

With the holiday season in sight, more travelers than ever will be descending on the country's already crowded airports. The resultant traffic jams, baggage tie-ups, and delayed and overbooked flights can add up to a real nightmare.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: How to Winterize Your Dog's House

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How to Winterize Your Dog's House

As you ready your own house for winter, don't overlook your dog's quarters. Making just a few simple improvements-- with materials you probably already have around your home-- can ensure your outdoor dog's comfort this winter.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: A HEALTH AND MEDICAL GUIDE FOR OVER 40s

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A HEALTH AND MEDICAL GUIDE FOR OVER 40s

It's hard to believe, but although a third of the population is over 40, there's never been a truly complete health and medical guide written especially for them. Most existing books tend to generalize and gloss over the important topics of interest to middle-aged and older people.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: THIS YEAR, HAVE A MERRY HOMEMADE CHRISTMAS

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THIS YEAR, HAVE A MERRY HOMEMADE CHRISTMAS

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1980 Magazine Article: Better Homes Shopping editor's choice

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Better Homes 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 November 1980 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

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The Man Next Door

When asked the other day what his son was going to be after six years of study at the university, Sam Holmes replied succinctly: "Overqualified."

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