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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Editor At Large

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Editor At Large

A charming coincidence happened this month: in this issue, you'll find the second installment of our contest on America's Favorite Rooms as well as an article on feeding birds.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: TURKEY CHATTER

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TURKEY CHATTER

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: A FEW BUCKS FOR THE DUCKS

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A FEW BUCKS FOR THE DUCKS

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: MEET THE NEW MEATS

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MEET THE NEW MEATS

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: TOY GALLERY DEBUT

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TOY GALLERY DEBUT

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: DOWN-HOME STAIRWAY STYLE

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DOWN-HOME STAIRWAY STYLE

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: KIDS AND CHOLESTEROL

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KIDS AND CHOLESTEROL

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: GRANDDADDY OF WINTER CRAFTS FAIRS

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GRANDDADDY OF WINTER CRAFTS FAIRS

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: HOMES ON SHOW

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HOMES ON SHOW

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: CUSTOMIZED VACATION ADVICE

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CUSTOMIZED VACATION ADVICE

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: GIFTS FOR THE HOME

Pages: 22, 25, 27

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GIFTS FOR THE HOME

The holidays make the heart turn homeward. So, celebrate with gifts that touch the hearts and homes of your loved ones.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Better Schools: How YOU Can Make A Difference

Pages: 33, 34, 37, 38

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Better Schools: How YOU Can Make A Difference

In hundreds of school districts across the U.S., parents and other concerned citizens are pitching in to solve problems posed by tight budgets, declining enrollments, and qualms about academic standards.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: FEED THE BIRDS

Pages: 41, 42, 43

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FEED THE BIRDS

Your bird neighbors will reward you handsomely for the pleasure of dining in your backyard. The chatter and delightful antics of crowds of colorful feathered visitors dropping by well-stocked feeders will entertain you and your family all winter.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Suite Retreats; Subhead: Luxurious Master Bedroom/Baths

Pages: 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49

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Suite Retreats; Subhead: Luxurious Master Bedroom/Baths

We all need a special place at home that pampers the senses and offers a bit of precious privacy. If your house lacks such space, create a custom-tailored master suite by adding a room or converting your garage or attic.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: THE ART OF PLATE COLLECTING

Pages: 50, 51

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THE ART OF PLATE COLLECTING

Plate collecting is a satisfying and rewarding hobby. With each addition, your collection grows in beauty and often even in value. Collector's plates share these two characteristics: they're decorative rather than functional and are produced in limited editions for hobbyists.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Fabric-Covered Wall

Page: 53

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Fabric-Covered Wall

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Pensions

Pages: 58, 60, 62

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Pensions

There's no way to determine what your exact pension benefits will be unless you are close to retirement now. Still, you have enough information at hand to make an educated guess. And that's important to help you figure how much additional money, if any, you must try to save for your retirement years.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: PARTY FLUTTERS

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PARTY FLUTTERS

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Rx: A ROOM WITH A VIEW

Page: 67

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Rx: A ROOM WITH A VIEW

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: THE SCOOP ON SNOW SHOVELING

Page: 67

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THE SCOOP ON SNOW SHOVELING

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: CANCER: GET THE FACTS

Page: 67

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CANCER: GET THE FACTS

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: BEAT THE FLU BUG

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BEAT THE FLU BUG

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: SYNTHETIC BLOOD VESSELS

Page: 68

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SYNTHETIC BLOOD VESSELS

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: MENTAL ILLNESS IN THE FAMILY

Pages: 68, 72

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MENTAL ILLNESS IN THE FAMILY

Don't feel alone if a family member is mentally ill: One four of us has a close relative with an emotional illness. Coping with a mentally sick family member triggers a of stressful emotions.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Your Medical Rights

Pages: 75, 76, 78, 79

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Your Medical Rights

Medicine has made incredible strides in recent years-- organ transplants, artificial hearts, and laser surgery, for example. Unfortunately, our understanding of attendant ethical and legal issues hasn't kept pace with technology.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Antiques & Collectibles; Subhead:Architectural Elements

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Antiques & Collectibles; Subhead:Architectural Elements

Architectural details that once languished in salvage yards, barns, and sheds are re-emerging as one of today's newest collectibles. These vintage elements, which gave early city and country buildings distinguished charm and personality, now are valued as primitive art forms in themselves.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Storage Projects For Every Room In Your House

Pages: 89, 90, 93, 94

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Storage Projects For Every Room In Your House

You can always tell when the house needs shaping up; everything has started stacking up. And if the stacks are threatening to tumble, you know it's time to get organized. To help you unclutter the most troublesome storage spots, here are buildable ideas for every room in your house.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: REMOTE SECURITY SYSTEM

Page: 96

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REMOTE SECURITY SYSTEM

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: HOME FIRE HOSE

Pages: 96, 97

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HOME FIRE HOSE

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: INSULATED BATTING

Page: 97

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INSULATED BATTING

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: FIRE-RETARDANT HEARTH RUG

Page: 97

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FIRE-RETARDANT HEARTH RUG

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: SOPHISTICATED CORDLESS IRON

Page: 98

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SOPHISTICATED CORDLESS IRON

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: CORDLESS TRIMMER

Page: 98

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CORDLESS TRIMMER

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Holiday Entertaining

Page: 100

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Holiday Entertaining

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

Page: 102

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Gardener's Log

Orchids have delicate, exotic blossoms that even the novice houseplant enthusiasts can grow successfully. Disease-resistant and long-lived, orchids will thrive in any sunny room of your home. Flowers come in almost every color and range in size from a fraction of an inch to 12 inches across.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: VIDEO CAMERAS

Pages: 105, 107

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VIDEO CAMERAS

In more and more homes, old Super-8 projectors and roll-up movie screens are gathering dust in the attic. They're being replaced by the home movie systems of the future-- video cameras and portable videocassette recorders.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: THE NEW MINIVANS

Pages: 108, 110

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THE NEW MINIVANS

It isn't often something truly new comes out of the automobile industry. But last winter Chrysler gave us something original in every sense when it unveiled the Plymouth Voyager and Dodge Caravan. A new concept, the minivan, was born. Toyota came right along with its interpretation of the concept called, simply enough, Van.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Wooden Frames for Needlework

Page: 116

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Wooden Frames for Needlework

Give special needlework stitchery the personal attention it deserves with our inexpensive, do-it-yourself frames created in your basement workshop.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Print Primer

Pages: 120, 121

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Print Primer

Today, even modest budgets accommodate first-rate art-- thanks to the wide availability of affordable, original prints.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Take a Tour of Traditional Homes

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Take a Tour of Traditional Homes

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Christmas; memories and more

Page: 122

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Christmas; memories and more

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Low Calorie Cooking the Microwave Way

Page: 122

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Low Calorie Cooking the Microwave Way

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: AMERICA'S FAVORITE ROOMS PRIZE-WINNING DECORATING IDEAS

Pages: 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137

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AMERICA'S FAVORITE ROOMS PRIZE-WINNING DECORATING IDEAS

We received so many great entries in our "America's Favorite Rooms Decorating Contest" that limiting our choices to first, second, and third prizes, 10 runners-up, and 100 merit awards was a difficult task.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: STEP-BY-STEP RIDE 'EM, TUG 'EM, TOW 'EM TOYS FOR CHRISTMAS

Pages: 138, 139, 140, 141

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STEP-BY-STEP RIDE 'EM, TUG 'EM, TOW 'EM TOYS FOR CHRISTMAS

Take it from merry old Saint Nick: toy building is a labor of love from start to finish. It's also easy work; the best toys usually are simple designs you can build with ordinary tools and basic materials.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Creating Family Dining SPACE In Your Kitchen

Pages: 142, 143, 144, 145

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Creating Family Dining SPACE In Your Kitchen

The dinner scenario for today's busy families is more likely to be a quick, casual meal in the kitchen, than a formal dinner at the dining table. But finding eating space in your kitchen-- without building an expensive addition-- can be difficult. ...

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: HOLIDAY MAKE-AHEADS Enchanted Cottage and Dolls TO STITCH, STUFF, CRAFT, ENJOY

Pages: 146, 147, 208, 210, 213, 214, 217, 218

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HOLIDAY MAKE-AHEADS Enchanted Cottage and Dolls TO STITCH, STUFF, CRAFT, ENJOY

Without going near the kitchen, you can create a charming gingerbread house and dolls for the holidays. Fabric, yarn, and wood are the makings for these sweet-and-simple designs. Embellishing techniques include painting, quilting, embroidery, appliqué, crocheting, and woodburning. Terrific as gifts, the completed projects also double as caches for Christmas treats or centerpieces for your holiday table.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Convenient Turkey

Page: 185

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Convenient Turkey

Remember when planning a turkey dinner meant buying the whole turkey or nothing at all? Nowadays supermarket refrigerators and freezers are brimming with timesaving turkey portions that are ideal for small families. Rich in protein, low in calories, and economical, too, the products identified here adapt to many recipes.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: How to Get the Best Price For Your Used Audio Gear

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How to Get the Best Price For Your Used Audio Gear

With today's new and sophisticated stereo products you may be tempted to upgrade your equipment. Or perhaps you're just ready for a system better suited to your family's needs.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: New Help In Raising Kids

Page: 202

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New Help In Raising Kids

Your two-year-old pinches the new baby; grade-schoolers argue at the dinner table; and bedtime brings bedlam. Help with these and other child-rearing challenges can be found in a new parent education program by nationally known educator Saf Lerman, creator of the program's forerunner, Parent Awareness.

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

Page: 207

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How To Order Material From The Magazine

Enchanted House and Dolls. Great gift ideas! Create your own version of the lovely Gingerbread House shown by our craft editors on p. 146-147. Our Stamped Muslin Squares are ready to paint, crayon, appliqué, bead, embroider, or finish in any technique you choose. Or, select your own fabric by starting with our Iron-On Transfer Patterns.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Winter Wonderland Vacations In Our National Parklands

Pages: 223, 224, 227, 228

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Winter Wonderland Vacations In Our National Parklands

Winter is perhaps the finest season in our national parklands: Crowds dwindle with the coming snows and a white silence reigns in the forests. Amid this magical stillness, wildlife forages, barely heeding intruders who slide by on cross-country skis or waddle through the wilds on snowshoes.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1984 Magazine Article: Slimming Down a Plump Pet

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Slimming Down a Plump Pet

An overweight dog or cat could be courting serious health problems. If your pet is becoming a fatty, here are some tips you can use to help him slim down to size.

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

Pages: 233, 234, 235, 236, 237, 238

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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 November 1984 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

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The Man Next Door

Why is it? Ken Parker says his kids can drive him to the brink during the day, but one peek at them while they're sleeping and he feels like the luckiest guy in the world.

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