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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: Editor At Large

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Editor At Large

Shirley Van Zante, our furnishings and design editor, recently received a Dallas Market Center award for distinguished editorial contributions in her field. That's the trophy you see in the picture-- a bronze sculpture called "Sea Tree." Included in the formal award presentation was the comment that "Of all women's and service magazines, the one that still emphasizes home furnishings and provides in-depth coverage in the field is BH&G."

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: A FRIENDLY COMPUTER CALLED ADAM

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A FRIENDLY COMPUTER CALLED ADAM

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: HANDSOME HABERDASHERY

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HANDSOME HABERDASHERY

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: THWART OLD MAN WINTER

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THWART OLD MAN WINTER

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: TOYS FOR HANDICAPPED

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TOYS FOR HANDICAPPED

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: POPCORN EXTRAVAGANZA

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POPCORN EXTRAVAGANZA

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: GREAT IDEA FOR KIDS WHO LOVE ANIMALS

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GREAT IDEA FOR KIDS WHO LOVE ANIMALS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: STENCILED WALLS THE EASY WAY

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STENCILED WALLS THE EASY WAY

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: A NEW WAY TO SELL YOUR CAR

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A NEW WAY TO SELL YOUR CAR

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: NEW Houses from OLD

Pages: 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47

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NEW Houses from OLD

Chalk it up to a rebirth of community spirit, a rekindled love for old homes, or the ever-present quest for affordable housing. Whatever the reasons, there's a broad movement afoot to rescue and revitalize our neglected neighborhoods. Things are happening everywhere, from hamlets to cities, and all points in between.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: What You Should Know About Students' Rights/Parents' Rights

Pages: 49, 50, 52

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What You Should Know About Students' Rights/Parents' Rights

Your youngster gets paddled by a teacher, receives a failing grade in a course he deserved to pass, or is required to read a book you consider obscene. What are your rights? In many situations, the answer is fuzzy at best; it could depend entirely on what state and school district you live in.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: Obedience Training

Pages: 55, 56, 58

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Obedience Training

Obedience training can improve your dog's deportment, no matter what his age. But the training requires persistence and dedication on your part. Here's a look at various obedience training options and the type of results you can expect.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: How to Pick A Healthy Kitten

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How to Pick A Healthy Kitten

Acquiring a kitten is too important to be done on a whim. Here are tips to help assure that the kitten you select is healthy from the start.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: Enlisting The Aid of An Architect

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Enlisting The Aid of An Architect

Commissioning an architect to design your new home may be the best way to get exactly the kind of house you want. Although an architect's fee raises the overall cost of your project, it's likely to be money well spent. A qualified architect can help you get the most for your building dollar by supplying you with professional design expertise and representing your interests in all phases of the project.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: Two-Way Laundry Storage

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Two-Way Laundry Storage

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: Where's the Best Place To Put Your Savings?

Pages: 67, 68, 79, 81

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Where's the Best Place To Put Your Savings?

cushion against possible emergencies, or you think that the economy will provide higher yielding products soon, put at least some of your money in an easily accessible account that does not trigger a penalty when you withdraw funds. A retirement several years away can be financed with less-liquid savings.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: DRIVING Twelve Updated Rules

Pages: 83, 84

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DRIVING Twelve Updated Rules

Even the most reliable drivers sometimes operate under misleading ideas about safe driving, both in normal traffic and when faced with emergencies requiring quick action. Mistakes can stem from bad habits or a lack of practice in steering clear of problems. Here are 12 rules of the road that you unknowingly may be ignoring.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: Gardener's Log

Page: 86

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Gardener's Log

O suns and skies and clouds of June, And flowers of June together, Ye cannot rival for one hour October's bright blue weather.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: Landscaping with Shade Trees: 10 BEST CHOICES

Pages: 91, 92, 94, 97

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Landscaping with Shade Trees: 10 BEST CHOICES

Now's the best time to top off your landscape with a well-placed shade tree. The cool, moist fall weather will promote a healthy root system to give your tree a head start next spring. Also, with last summer's heat wave still fresh in your mind, you'll have no trouble remembering your landscape's hot spots.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: A NEW LOOK FOR Traditional Furniture

Pages: 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119

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A NEW LOOK FOR Traditional Furniture

Traditional 18th-century furnishings never go out of style. Their unmistakable details-- the curve of a cabriole leg, the hand-carved shell motif on a highboy, the inlaid wood adorning a Hepplewhite sideboard-- are comforting symbols of our elegant past.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: Tableware Too Pretty To Put Away ...and projects you can build to display it

Pages: 120, 121

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Tableware Too Pretty To Put Away ...and projects you can build to display it

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: How to Order Material from the Magazine

Page: 174

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How to Order Material from the Magazine

Harb Kits. Our herbs are easy to grow and fully guaranteed. They do best in good light in a warm setting. Complete instructions with each kit. Kits include everything you need: herb seed, plant vitamin. magic planter planting medium. Harvest fresh herbs in 4-8 weeks. (See page 128.) Makes a wonderful gift idea, too!

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: ISLAND VACATIONS TWO COLORFUL GETAWAYS JAMAICA

Pages: 181, 182, 184, 186, 188, 190

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ISLAND VACATIONS TWO COLORFUL GETAWAYS JAMAICA

Seeking the ultimate island in the sun has long been a pleasant preoccupation of vacationers. To shed some of the mystery from this delightful quest for paradise lost, we've selected two splendid vacation isles, Jamaica and Maui, that are perfect for getaways for two.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: TINY COOKER

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TINY COOKER

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: MARBLE TILES

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MARBLE TILES

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: PLANT WINDOW

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PLANT WINDOW

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: LOW-COST SOLAR HEATER

Page: 192

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LOW-COST SOLAR HEATER

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1983 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203

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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 October 1983 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

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The Man Next Door

My friend Lee Bayless has invented a new calendar that's a surefire winner. There are more days before Christmas, winter is much shorter, and April 15 comes at the end of the year.

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