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Better Homes & Gardens December 1985 Magazine Article: EDITOR AT LARGE

Page: 15

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EDITOR AT LARGE

When I look at the beautiful pictures in this month's issue-- the carefully crafted projects, the gorgeous decorations-- I feel faintly embarrassed about our Christmas tree. The truth is, it's kind of a mess; or, maybe hodgepodge would be a better description. Over the years, Christmas tree decorations have drifted into our lives from any number of sources, and we just can't seem to throw any of them away.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1985 Magazine Article: JOY TO THE WORLD THANKS TO THESE GOOD PEOPLE

Pages: 17, 18, 23, 24

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JOY TO THE WORLD THANKS TO THESE GOOD PEOPLE

The people in these 12 stories keep the Christmas spirit year-round. With their gifts of love they show us all how acts of caring can occur anywhere, anytime.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1985 Magazine Article: How NOT To Gain Weight Over the Holidays

Pages: 38, 40

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How NOT To Gain Weight Over the Holidays

Now's the time to resolve that this year you won't have to make that annual New Year's resolution-- to lose the extra pounds you put on over the holidays. Follow these smart eating rules for healthful-- and satisfying-- holiday feasting. Come January 1, you'll be glad you did.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1985 Magazine Article: TOYS THAT TEACH

Pages: 50, 52, 54

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TOYS THAT TEACH

Three weeks after receiving more than a hundred dollars' worth of the latest playthings at Christmas, boredom has set in. Robbie is staring at the floor, hands in pockets.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1985 Magazine Article: CHRISTMAS ACROSS AMERICA

Pages: 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 110, 113, 114, 115, 116, 118, 119, 121, 122, 125, 126, 128, 131, 133, 134, 135, 138, 139, 146, 148, 150, 152, 158, 160, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 170, 172, 174

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CHRISTMAS ACROSS AMERICA

No other time of year draws Americans so closely together. This season, to help you celebrate, we've packed our pages with America's holiday traditions. Choose from a sampling of New England crafts, southern-style ideas rich in history and elegance, contemporary folk art from the North Woods, or the Southwest's colorful Hispanic traditions.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1985 Magazine Article: How To Order ... Special Offers, Project Plans, and Kits Featured This Month in Better Homes and Gardens

Page: 106

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How To Order ... Special Offers, Project Plans, and Kits Featured This Month in Better Homes and Gardens

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

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

Pages: 176, 177

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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 December 1985 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 180

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Overheard at the office, one secretary to another: "He's hard to describe, but he's the type you might find reading a National Geographic hidden inside a copy of Scientific American."

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