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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: SALT TALK

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SALT TALK

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: PETS IN THE YELLOW PAGES

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PETS IN THE YELLOW PAGES

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: BATH MATES

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BATH MATES

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: INTERNATIONAL COOKOFF

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INTERNATIONAL COOKOFF

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: BARGAIN BOOKINGS ON ALASKA CRUISES

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BARGAIN BOOKINGS ON ALASKA CRUISES

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: COMPLAINT DIRECTORY

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COMPLAINT DIRECTORY

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: CRAB SALAD OR KRAB SALAD?

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CRAB SALAD OR KRAB SALAD?

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: HOME FRONT NEWS

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HOME FRONT NEWS

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: CANDLEWICK WITH BEADS

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CANDLEWICK WITH BEADS

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: IT'S IN THE MAIL!

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IT'S IN THE MAIL!

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: EUROPEAN TRUFFLES IN AMERICA

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EUROPEAN TRUFFLES IN AMERICA

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: MANAGING YOUR CREDIT CARDS

Pages: 23, 25

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MANAGING YOUR CREDIT CARDS

Wisely used, credit cards can be indispensable; misused, they may bring your financial world crashing in. Here's solid advice for handling your cards.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: Tips, Tools & Techniques

Page: 28

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Tips, Tools & Techniques

This feature is written by you. It's a wide-ranging collection of installation tips and shop shortcuts that you-- and millions like you-- have picked up as do-it-yourselfers. We pay $25 for each problem-solver we publish. See the box below for submission details.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: How an Internship Can Help You Get a Good Job

Pages: 30, 32

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How an Internship Can Help You Get a Good Job

It's a classic catch-22 that can thwart even the most determined job seeker or career changer: You can't get a job without experience, and you can't get experience without a job. These days people of all ages are solving the dilemma by participating in established internship programs, or by creating their own when none exists.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: FROM GARAGE TO Contemporary Cottage

Pages: 37, 38, 39, 40, 41

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FROM GARAGE TO Contemporary Cottage

Before it was transformed into the lovely living space you see here, this home housed two cars, three bikes, and an assortment of garden tools. Now the 24x22-foot garage boasts a houseful of spectacular living space that's just right for a young couple, single professional, or empty nesters. Stepping through the front door (above), it's hard to believe that the voluminous space you see is only 528 square feet.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: Painted Floor Cloths GOOD LOOKS UNDERFOOT

Pages: 42, 43, 111

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Painted Floor Cloths GOOD LOOKS UNDERFOOT

Painted floor cloths, chosen by early American colonists for their practical beauty, are once again in the forefront of floor fashion. Inexpensive when compared to many other types of coverings, these cloths provide colorful protection for wood or tile floors. Today's stylish versions also sport lively colors and patterns that complement country and city homes alike. You'll find floor cloths in specialty shops and mail-order catalogs, or you can make one at home. Here, to spark your imagination, is a handsome sampling of "paintings for the floor" and some simple how-to steps.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: America's Finest Crafts From The Past TO MAKE TODAY

Pages: 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 104, 105, 106, 108

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America's Finest Crafts From The Past TO MAKE TODAY

Rediscovering beautiful antique designs is one of the joys of American crafting. In a remarkable collection of heritage quilts last fall at Meadow Brook Hall's World of Quilts show in Rochester, Michigan, three designs were especially captivating. The delightful projects on these five pages are adaptations of the quilt patterns worked in embroidery, stenciling, and needlepoint. You'll enjoy making modern versions of these traditional designs using today's fabrics and yarns.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: Good News

Pages: 51, 52

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Good News

Check your favorite stores for these innovative products, or write to the manufacturer for a list of retail sources. Please don't send a check, or request an order form. The prices we list are only suggested retail prices.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: Glorious, Fuss-Free PEONIES and DAYLILIES

Pages: 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63

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Glorious, Fuss-Free PEONIES and DAYLILIES

Two of the most rewarding flowers available-- peonies and daylilies can pack a perennial border with bright colors. Planted this month, they will assure a succession of blooms from early spring through fall, in next year's garden. And even when neglected, this dependable pair provides breathtaking blossoms.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: Lighting MAKE YOUR HOME SHINE AFFER DARK

Pages: 64, 65, 66, 67

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Lighting MAKE YOUR HOME SHINE AFFER DARK

Some great-looking rooms lose their charisma when daylight fades. But you can keep your room a show place a right, too, with the lighting ideas here. Track lights, built-in fixtures, and portable lamps are skill fully combined to enliven the night life of this small, L-shaped dinging/living room.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: High-Performance Kitchen Storage

Pages: 68, 69, 70, 71

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High-Performance Kitchen Storage

You may have wondered how chefs on a passenger train or cabin attendants on an airliner handle a hungry horde with "kitchens" no larger than most broom closets. The answer is simple: a specially designed storage scheme that fits the allotted space like a glove and meshes perfectly with a certain way of doing things.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: STEP BY STEP UPDATE YOUR OWN PHONE SYSTEM

Pages: 72, 73, 74, 75

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STEP BY STEP UPDATE YOUR OWN PHONE SYSTEM

You no longer need Ma Bell's help to add a new phone or to update equipment. Thanks to the development of modular wiring systems and recent changes in state and federal laws, you easily can do the job yourself. This handy guide lists the materials you'll need and takes you step by step through the planning and installation.

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

Page: 113

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How To Order Material From The Magazine

House Plan. Convert an existing garage (as described on pages 37-41) or build from scratch. Our plans show you how.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: How You Can Help Your Child Cope With Stress

Page: 114

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How You Can Help Your Child Cope With Stress

Lisa, aged 8, just put in an 11-hour day: school, followed by soccer practice, then a piano lesson. Now it's time to review her spelling words before bedtime. But instead of cooperating as she normally does, Lisa is alternately sobbing and shrieking. Her parents are genuinely shocked at Lisa's behavior.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: How to Keep Your Car's Finish Looking Like New

Page: 126

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How to Keep Your Car's Finish Looking Like New

Keeping a showroom shine on your car is well worth the work it takes. In addition to making driving more pleasurable, the payback for regular washing and waxing can be a longer lasting car worth extra dollars at resale time.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: Humane Societies: What They Are And How They Can Help

Page: 128

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Humane Societies: What They Are And How They Can Help

Learning about your local humane society can pay dividends. The programs and services these groups provide are becoming more and more innovative all the time. What's available in your community?

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1984 Magazine Article: FAMILY VACATIONS IN THE CANADIAN ROCKIES

Pages: 131, 132, 134, 136, 139

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FAMILY VACATIONS IN THE CANADIAN ROCKIES

Although Canada's mountain wilderness reaches far beyond the highways, the most dramatic realm is easily accessible out west in Banff and Jasper National Parks. In this region, the Icefield Parkway parallels the east slope of the main range of the Canadian Rockies, where glaciers drape from snowy summits whose grandeur rivals that of the Alps.

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

Pages: 141, 144, 145, 146, 147

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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 August 1984 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

Page: 148

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The Man Next Door

Burt, Jr., observes that political conventions and the summer Olympics have at least three things in common: people running, people cheering, and too many commercials.

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