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

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EDITOR at large

Editors learn all sorts of things from audience surveys. Nationwide syndicated research, for instance, tells us how we're doing compared to other publications in the constant competition for readers' attention. At BH&G we're quite pleased with the latest figures. ...

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1980 Magazine Article: Is Government Helping or Hurting American Families?

Pages: 19, 20, 23, 24, 27, 28, 31, 32

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Is Government Helping or Hurting American Families?

Last spring we published a questionnaire so we could find out what our readers thought about government's effect on families. Some 46,817 Better Homes and Gardens readers took the time to complete three pages of thought-provoking questions on topics ranging from taxes and nuclear power to daycare centers and health care costs.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1980 Magazine Article: DOING YOUR OWN REMODELING Two Families Show How

Pages: 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43

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DOING YOUR OWN REMODELING Two Families Show How

Readers often write to tell us that we make remodeling projects in the magazine look too easy. "Come on, it can't be that simple," they say. "What's it really like to remodel a home?" We admit that sometimes our photos of beautifully finished rooms don't tell the whole story. Untold are the agonizing delays, the inconveniences, the dirt and grime-- and the wondrous feeling of accomplishment that comes when the project is finished. That's why we've asked these successful home remodelers-- the Peter Pfisters of Minneapolis and the Max Weisfelds of Baltimore-- to share their experiences with you.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1980 Magazine Article: Organizing a successful BAZAAR

Pages: 52, 53

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Organizing a successful BAZAAR

Across the years, the bazaar has proved to be a great money-raising technique because it channels the enthusiasm and talents of kindred spirits into a worthwhile cause. And now, with more and more people seeking handmade gifts and accessories at reasonable prices, bazaars are booming as never before.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1980 Magazine Article: Is there a better public school for your child?

Pages: 54, 57, 58, 61, 64

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Is there a better public school for your child?

Chances are excellent that the answer to that question is yes-- if your public school offers an alternative that matches your youngster's special educational needs.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1980 Magazine Article: Same-Day Surgery: Rx FOR HIGH HOSPITAL BILLS

Pages: 73, 74, 77, 78, 80

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Same-Day Surgery: Rx FOR HIGH HOSPITAL BILLS

If the members of your family haven't had to be hospitalized recently, count yourselves doubly lucky-- not only have you managed to stay relatively well, but you've also escaped skyrocketing medical-care costs.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1980 Magazine Article: TAXES: ARE YOU MISSING OUT ON DEPENDENCY EXEMPTIONS?

Pages: 84, 88

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TAXES: ARE YOU MISSING OUT ON DEPENDENCY EXEMPTIONS?

Most families are familiar with the tax exemption rules about youngsters who are age 19 or under or are full-time students. But when it comes to the possibility of qualifying your parents or other relatives as dependents, some fairly complex arrangements may be needed.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1980 Magazine Article: 50 QUICK & EASY BAZAAR BEST SELLERS

Pages: 44, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 150, 154, 156, 158, 160, 162, 171, 172, 174, 175, 177, 178

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50 QUICK & EASY BAZAAR BEST SELLERS

Stitch and craft your way to a terrific bazaar with these 50 handmade treasures. All of them are fast and fun to make-- and they're bargains, too, because they're made with inexpensive materials.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1980 Magazine Article: Enjoy The Beauty Of FALL BERRIED SHRUBS

Pages: 102, 103, 166

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Enjoy The Beauty Of FALL BERRIED SHRUBS

Barberry. Most barberries produce small yellow flowers in early spring followed by dark red or dark blue berries in the fall. All species have thorny twigs and make excellent barrier hedges. Barberries grow in either full sun or partial shade and tolerate poor soil conditions.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1980 Magazine Article: STEPPED-UP DECORATING

Pages: 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109

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STEPPED-UP DECORATING

If small living quarters are cramping more than your style, maybe it's time to change your perspective. Instead of thinking in terms of floor space, think vertical space. Just as architects build up instead of out when land is limited, you can make vertical space work beautifully inside your home.

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

Pages: 143, 144

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Gardener's log

As the season switches to fall, the days become nice and crisp and perfect for gardening, so make the most of every free hour. Start cleanup jobs, divide old perennials or plant new ones, take care of routine watering chores, or launch a new garden project such as a cold frame.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1980 Magazine Article: FALL LAWN CARE FOR SHOW-OFF RESULTS

Pages: 146, 147, 148, 149

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FALL LAWN CARE FOR SHOW-OFF RESULTS

Now's the time to take action if you want to have a thick green lawn next spring. Follow along, and we'll tell you how to prepare grass for winter rest. We'll also explain how to cope with stubborn bare spots, thwart weeds and pests, thicken thin stands of grass, and seed new lawns.

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

Pages: 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189

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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 1980 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

Page: 190

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The Man Next Door

I was assigned to do the periodic refrigerator cleanout this week and the discards were memorable: two of Rosemary's corsages, both almost totally decomposed; a carton of Burt, Jr.'s special fishing bait; a hardened roll of cookie dough that Judy neglected to bake several months ago; and, uh, several shriveled strawberry plants I meant to set out last spring.

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