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Better Homes & Gardens July 1981 Magazine Article: EDITOR at large

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EDITOR at large

Our first editorial intern at BH&G was a Dartmouth undergraduate by the name of John Ratigan who was with us during the summer of 1960. After 21 years, I might not recognize him today-- I'm told he's now a lawyer with the American embassy in Singapore-- but from that long-ago summer I retain a vivid image of him, intoxicated with only the exuberance of youth, leaping fully clothed into a swimming pool one night.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1981 Magazine Article: Should You Fight That Traffic Ticket?

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Should You Fight That Traffic Ticket?

You're driving late at night, you're tired, and the car drifts across the center of the highway for a couple of seconds. Suddenly red lights flash in your rearview mirror, a police car pulls you over, and the officer tickets you for crossing the center warning line in a no passing zone-- even though you notice the line is so faded you barely can see it.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1981 Magazine Article: 100 IDEAS UNDER $100

Pages: 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 54, 56, 58, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 111, 112, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120, 122, 124, 125

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100 IDEAS UNDER $100

In this issue, you'll find 100 great ways to spruce up your surroundings both inside and out. Our projects run the gamut from dandy desks to a sunflower shower curtain, and from a pictorial family tree to a rocking airplane. Below are four ideas to get you started.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1981 Magazine Article: ORGANIZING A SUMMER WEEKEND OF MEALS

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ORGANIZING A SUMMER WEEKEND OF MEALS

Does the idea of feeding three families for a weekend seem overwhelming? Just follow these step-by-step hints from our trailblazing families, and you'll breeze through without a hitch.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1981 Magazine Article: New England

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New England

This month marks the end of our carless vacation series, which began with the Midwest last July and was followed by the Deep South and the Southwest in April, Appalachia to the Mid-Atlantic Coast and the Old West in May, and the Pacific Coast in June.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1981 Magazine Article: THRIFTY HOSTEL VACATIONS IN THE U.S.A.

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THRIFTY HOSTEL VACATIONS IN THE U.S.A.

To most of us, the word "hostel" conjures up images of jeans-clad students bunking in no-frills European lodgings. But there's an extensive network of hostel accommodations in the U.S., too, and these community-style quarters welcome travelers of all ages. What's more, now you also have a variety of budget-wise hostel vacation packages to choose from.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1981 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 140, 142, 143, 144, 145

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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 July 1981 Magazine Article: How to Order Material From the Magazine

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How to Order Material From the Magazine

Patterns for the exclusive Better Homes and GardensĀ® designs shown in this issue are available at right. Patterns include complete materials list, full-size pattern, and easy-to-follow instructions.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1981 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

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The Man Next Door

Ken Floyd says we'll never balance the federal budget as long as the average man and woman work five days a week and the government spends seven.

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