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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: Editor At Large

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Editor At Large

All of us who work on Better Homes and Gardens love to hear from you, our readers. And, I must say, we do hear from a lot of you. We get several thousand letters a month for a variety of reasons, and many thousands of responses to our various contests, like our "America's Favorite Room" contest.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: BE PREPARED!

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BE PREPARED!

On July 24-30 of this year, 30,000 boy scouts from 20 to 30 countries will converge on Fort A.P. Hill near Fredricksburg, Va. The occasioi is a jamboree marking the Diamond Jubilee of the Boy Scouts of America.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: WILDFLOWERS OF THE WORLD

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WILDFLOWERS OF THE WORLD

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: FAREWELL TO THE CAB

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FAREWELL TO THE CAB

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: HELP WILD ONES ON THE MEND

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HELP WILD ONES ON THE MEND

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: MINI DRYERS

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MINI DRYERS

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: SLICKED-UP CHIC

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SLICKED-UP CHIC

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: WRITE A NURSERYMAN

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WRITE A NURSERYMAN

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: DARN IT!

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DARN IT!

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: TUBE FOODS

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TUBE FOODS

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article:

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"SMALL MISCHIEF" AT LIBRARY

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: SWEET QUESTIONS

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SWEET QUESTIONS

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: ADULT EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

Pages: 20, 21

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ADULT EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

No matter what you yearn to learn-- be it break dancing, archaeology, Chinese, or beekeeping-- it's probably being taught somewhere at this very moment.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: Home Computers

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Home Computers

Careless handling can ruin any computer software. The most common villains are dust and dirt, especially for floppy disks and cassette tapes, whose magnetic surfaces are exposed. Improper storage, abrupt temperature changes, and equipment misuse can wreck software, too.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: When You Should Refinish, And When You Shouldn't

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When You Should Refinish, And When You Shouldn't

Refinishing a fading piece of furniture is sometimes not the easiest or the wisest course. That banged-upladder-back chair you found at a garage sale might be an imitation that simply isn't worth the elbow grease it would take to revive it.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: Tips, Tools & Techniques

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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 January 1985 Magazine Article: Antiques & Collectibles

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Antiques & Collectibles

Designed to be purely decorative, American art pottery was a backlash development protesting the proliferation of shoddy, mass-made ceramic wares in the late 19th century. The new pottery represented a rebirth of interest in quality design and materials. Today. its artistic value and intriguing history again make it popular.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: SUPER SOLUTION FOR KIDS' ROOM CLUTTER

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SUPER SOLUTION FOR KIDS' ROOM CLUTTER

Kids are into lots of things these days; familiar things like stuffed toys and coloring books, and brand-new things like action figures and cassette tapes.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: 8-MM VIDEO SYSTEM

Pages: 54, 55

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8-MM VIDEO SYSTEM

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: LIGHTER CHARGER

Page: 54

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LIGHTER CHARGER

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: UP-UNDER CONVENIENCE

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UP-UNDER CONVENIENCE

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: HANG-UP CANISTERS

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HANG-UP CANISTERS

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: PORTABLE LADDER

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PORTABLE LADDER

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: GAS AND TOOLS

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GAS AND TOOLS

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: In-the-Wall Pot Rack

Page: 61

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In-the-Wall Pot Rack

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: SECONDHAND CHIC

Pages: 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70

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SECONDHAND CHIC

Adding one-of-a-kind personality to your borne is fun and easy on the budget when you use the un expected. Secondhand finds and "found objects" will save you money and make your decorating especially lively and creative.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: Step-by-step--A multipurpose media center

Pages: 75, 76, 77

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Step-by-step--A multipurpose media center

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: Pay-As-You-Go DECORATING

Pages: 78, 79, 80, 81

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Pay-As-You-Go DECORATING

Truly terrific rooms-- spaces that please the eye and answer day-to-day needs-- evolve slowly. It may take months or years, but by decorating in stages you can:

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: AT HOME SPAS

Pages: 82, 83, 84, 85

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AT HOME SPAS

Going to a health spa Used to be the only way to enjoy a good, long soak in a steamy whirlpool bath. These days, though, you can have your own spa just by adding a whirlpool tub. Here's how four families are brightening January with their new spas.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: Better Homes and Gardens

Page: 92

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Better Homes and Gardens

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: How to Borrow Against Your PENSION

Page: 107

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How to Borrow Against Your PENSION

Your pension may be one of the most economical sources you have available for borrowing money. Thanks to a change in the tax law a couple of years ago, all corporate pension and profit-sharing plans-- but not Individual Retirement Accounts-- are now eligible to lend money to plan participants.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: How To Order Material From The Magazine

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How To Order Material From The Magazine

Better Homes and Gardens Reader Service has selected the products shown below to help you re-create the ideas shown on our editorial pages in your own home. You save time because we've done the shopping for you. And you can be completely confident the kits, blueprints and books presented on this page are of the highest quality and meet our strict standards of excellence.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: Pedestal and table how-to

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Pedestal and table how-to

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: Gardener's Log

Page: 118

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Gardener's Log

In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1985 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 120, 122, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128

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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 January 1985 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

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The Man Next Door

It seems people are forever battling the elements. Ages ago it was wind, rain, and fire. Now it's electric, water, and gas bills.

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