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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: WHITE LINENS REVISITED

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WHITE LINENS REVISITED

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: PUTTING ON THE DOG IN PHILLY

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PUTTING ON THE DOG IN PHILLY

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: CRAFTERS EXTRAORDINARY

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CRAFTERS EXTRAORDINARY

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: QUICK SHOTS

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QUICK SHOTS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: VISIT YOUR MOMA

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VISIT YOUR MOMA

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: HELP FOR FLOWER LOVERS

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HELP FOR FLOWER LOVERS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: COMPUTERS VS. PRINT?

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COMPUTERS VS. PRINT?

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: ARTHRITIS AQUATICS

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ARTHRITIS AQUATICS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: SPICE UP YOUR LIFE

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SPICE UP YOUR LIFE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: How To Cut Home Heating Costs

Pages: 21, 23, 25, 27

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How To Cut Home Heating Costs

You still think your fuel bills are too high-- even though you've stuffed your walls and attic with insulation, weather-stripped your doors and windows, and caulked every leaky nook and cranny.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Children's Health Alerts

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Children's Health Alerts

Children and choking. Every five days in the U.S., a child chokes on food and dies. But parents can help prevent these tragedies. According to research by Carole Stallings Harris and her colleagues at Johns Hopkins University, "round foods" are most often involved.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Gardener's Log

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Gardener's Log

As sure as the seasons change, you'll have year-round garden color with fall-berried shrubs in your landscape plan. After the last summer flowers fade, brightly colored berries will be a welcome sight on shrubs like fire thorn, viburnum, holly, and barberry. Many of these shrubs offer fiery autumn leaves and showy spring blooms, too.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: INSTANT SLIDES

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INSTANT SLIDES

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: COUPLER

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COUPLER

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: ALL-IN-ONE RANGE

Page: 36

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ALL-IN-ONE RANGE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: QUICK-DRAW BRUSH

Page: 36

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QUICK-DRAW BRUSH

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: PROGRAMMABLE LIGHTING

Page: 39

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PROGRAMMABLE LIGHTING

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: PORTABLE DRYER

Page: 39

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PORTABLE DRYER

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: 20 Tips To Help You Finance Your Child's College Education

Pages: 43, 44, 45, 46

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20 Tips To Help You Finance Your Child's College Education

Predicting future college costs, like everything else these days, is an uncertain undertaking. But, despite the vagaries, there are two key trends you should know about:

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Multipurpose Room Divider

Page: 49

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Multipurpose Room Divider

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Autumn Hospitality

Page: 52

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Autumn Hospitality

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: ADJUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGES

Pages: 54, 56

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ADJUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGES

Your best chance, if you're trying to buy a home these days, may be with an adjustable rate mortgage, or ARM. These mortgages start at a lower rate than a fixed-rate loan, then the rates rise and fall roughly in tune with general market interest rates.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: AMERICA'S FAVORITE ROOMS

Pages: 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 72, 73

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AMERICA'S FAVORITE ROOMS

Dear Readers, Last fall, we asked you to tell us about your favorite room. Over 10,000 of you from all 50 states did just that by entering our "America's Favorite Rooms" decorating contest.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Gum for Smokers

Page: 84

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Gum for Smokers

Every time you quit smoking-- then start again-- your friends accuse you of having no willpower. You may even have tried such stop-smoking tactics as hypnosis and support groups, without success. Now another option is attracting widespread attention.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Is An Auto Club A Good Buy For You?

Pages: 92, 94

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Is An Auto Club A Good Buy For You?

Your accelerator cable just snapped: You're 150 miles from home, returning from a family skiing vacation. You've just spent your last cash on Big Macs, it's 11 o'clock at night, and the winter wind is howling. Where can you get help?

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Kids' Questions About Sex

Page: 96

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Kids' Questions About Sex

The first thing that a parent should remember is: Don't get rattled. You're probably capable of doing a much better job of answering than you think you are.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Stereo Jargon: Terms to Know Before You Shop

Page: 101

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Stereo Jargon: Terms to Know Before You Shop

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Colonial Stencils

Page: 114

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Colonial Stencils

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: BONNY PLAID SWEATERS TO KNIT

Pages: 123, 124, 125, 180, 183, 184, 187, 188, 190, 192, 194, 195

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BONNY PLAID SWEATERS TO KNIT

Your own ingenuity applied with knitting needles and bright wool yarns can create fabulous sweaters you never thought possible. Even traditional tartan patterns adapt beautifully to knitting and look great on sweaters in every size and color imaginable. If you prefer these classic designs without plaid patterns, simply knit the sweaters in solid colors.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Little Bulbs For BIG SPRING Color

Pages: 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131

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Little Bulbs For BIG SPRING Color

Just when you think winter is never going to end, the spirit-lifting little bulbs burst into bloom. With shimmering, jewellike flowers and bright green leaves, these reliable plants are especially welcome after a long, hard winter. They're all easy to grow and once established many species will spread quickly, illuminating the dreariest corners of your landscape. To get your garden off to a good start next spring, plant some little bulbs now.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: STEP-BY-STEP HARDWORKING, GOOD-LOOKING TABLES

Pages: 132, 133, 134, 135

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STEP-BY-STEP HARDWORKING, GOOD-LOOKING TABLES

The family dining table is busy 'round the clock in most households. After mealtime, it becomes a game table, homework headquarters, and a desk for balancing the family budget. Those duties-- and more-- are routine chores for these multipurpose tables. Build them following these instructions, or order complete plans on page 234.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: The New Small HOUSES Smart Styles, Stunning Spaces

Pages: 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143

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The New Small HOUSES Smart Styles, Stunning Spaces

The next time you take a model-home tour, be prepared to abandon some stereotypes. "Ticky-tacky" and "cracker box" no longer apply; today's budget-priced housing boasts such extras as architectural drama, quality materials, and cost-cutting energy efficiency. Behind this amazing transformation is a new breed of builders who know the value of good design, and a new generation of home buyers who demand quality for their money.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Space-Wise Peninsula

Page: 197

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Space-Wise Peninsula

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Where To Look For Good Financial Planning Advice

Pages: 199, 200, 201

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Where To Look For Good Financial Planning Advice

Some advice is good, some is just expensive. You'll have to investigate a number of resources and judge for yourself the wisdom of what you hear.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Antiques & Collectibles Art Deco Furnishings

Page: 202

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Antiques & Collectibles Art Deco Furnishings

Furniture and accessories made in the '20s, '30s, and early '40s are experiencing a comeback with collectors. Distinctively styled, these furnishings are products of the Art Deco design movement that spread to the United States from France. Because Art Deco has been largely ignored until recent years, examples are still common and relatively inexpensive.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: TRAVEL PLANNING

Page: 217

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TRAVEL PLANNING

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Pet Update

Pages: 212, 214

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Pet Update

Some 400 veterinarians nationwide are now using acupuncture to treat dogs and cats. The technique has been effective against a variety of ailments, including musculoskeletal problems like arthritis, certain skin disorders, nerve paralysis, and some disk disease. Treatments last 10 seconds to 30 minutes (depending on the pet's affliction), usually with one to three treatments a week for the first four to six weeks.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Mmmmmmm--Homemade Candy

Page: 220

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Mmmmmmm--Homemade Candy

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Hot and spicy recipes

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Hot and spicy recipes

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Holiday gifts you can make yourself

Page: 220

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Holiday gifts you can make yourself

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Mexico's Best for Family Vacations the YUCATAN

Pages: 223, 224, 226, 229, 231, 233

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Mexico's Best for Family Vacations the YUCATAN

Till a few years ago, the remains of a vast chain of ancient Mayan cities were the main claim to fame of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Then sunny resorts began taking shape along the peninsula's eastern Caribbean coast, supplying the comforts and vacation recreations that make visiting the Yucatan more appealing than ever.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: How To Order Material From The Magazine

Page: 234

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How To Order Material From The Magazine

Festive Fall Get-Together. Our food and crafts editors got together and cooked up the special party fare and decorations shown on pages 144-149. You can duplicate the unique decorations shown with the Exclusive kits we've designed. Pin-The-Tail-On-The-Black Cat is a complete kit including all the felt, calico, yarn, and instructions to complete the 39" x 39" wall hanging and game.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1984 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 237, 238, 239, 240, 242, 243, 244

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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 1984 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

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The Man Next Door

Aunt Alice says it always amazes her: How do the folks next door manage to coax their trees into dropping their leaves on your lawn every autumn?

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