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

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EDITOR AT LARGE

Ah, summer. At long last, summer, my absolutely favorite time of year. Time to get outdoors, smell the fresh air, stretch the legs, walk in the woods, scrub the barbecue grill, build a deck, go fishing, put in the rest of the garden, plan a camping trip, go on a picnic.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: GRACEFUL TREATMENT FOR ROUNDED WINDOWS

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GRACEFUL TREATMENT FOR ROUNDED WINDOWS

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: COWPOKE SCHOLARSHIPS

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COWPOKE SCHOLARSHIPS

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: FREE, JOYFUL HOMECOMINGS

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FREE, JOYFUL HOMECOMINGS

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MARK AND HUCK

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MARK AND HUCK

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: SPACE-AGE SHOPPING

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SPACE-AGE SHOPPING

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: MAKE TRACKS FOR AUTOWORLD

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MAKE TRACKS FOR AUTOWORLD

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: WINDOW CONTEST

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WINDOW CONTEST

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: BOON FOR USED-CAR BUYERS

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BOON FOR USED-CAR BUYERS

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: BEN FRANKLIN NEVER HAD IT SO GOOD!

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BEN FRANKLIN NEVER HAD IT SO GOOD!

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: THE WAVE OF THE FUTURE

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THE WAVE OF THE FUTURE

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: Taxes: Is Withholding Taking Too Much From Your Pay?

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Taxes: Is Withholding Taking Too Much From Your Pay?

If you qualify, it's easy to decrease the amount withheld from your pay. The trick is to increase the number of withholding allowances on your W-4 form at work. You must follow specific guidelines, but the result could be that your paycheck will reflect your tax obligations more realistically.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: GARDENER'S LOG LOW-MAINTENANCE GARDENING

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GARDENER'S LOG LOW-MAINTENANCE GARDENING

The thirsty earth soaks up the rain, And drinks, and gapes for drink again. The plants suck in the earth, and are With constant drinking fresh and fair.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: Five Tricks to Transform a Room

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Five Tricks to Transform a Room

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: What To Do When Your TEEN Wants To QUIT School

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What To Do When Your TEEN Wants To QUIT School

The young people quoted above are among the more than 47 million Americans over 16 who should be in school but are not, or who never received a diploma and aren't likely to pursue one at their present age. Every year 1 million youngsters drop out of school.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: OUTDOOR LIVING

Pages: 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47

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OUTDOOR LIVING

Our reward for living through one of the worst winters ever is finally here: summer! And now that chaise longues, not snowmen, dot your backyard, here are some great ways to live outdoors all summer long.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: HOW TO SHOOT SUPER HOME VIDEOS

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HOW TO SHOOT SUPER HOME VIDEOS

The high-tech look of video cameras and portable recorders makes them seem complex, but don't let that scare you off. They're easy to use. If you can point a camera and push a button, you're in business.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: CAR CARRIER

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CAR CARRIER

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: ELEGANT FURNITURE

Page: 60

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ELEGANT FURNITURE

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: PICNIC GEAR

Page: 61

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PICNIC GEAR

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: POURING EASE

Page: 61

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POURING EASE

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: FLEAS AWAY

Page: 63

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FLEAS AWAY

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: ROLLING SEAT

Page: 63

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ROLLING SEAT

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: CHILD PACK

Page: 63

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CHILD PACK

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: NEW APPROACHES TO OLD DISCIPLINE PROBLEMS

Pages: 64, 66

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NEW APPROACHES TO OLD DISCIPLINE PROBLEMS

Since the turn of the century, we've harnessed the atom, sent men to the moon, and replaced human hearts with artificial ones.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 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 opposite for submission details.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: THE RIGHT WAY TO DRIP AN EYE DROP

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THE RIGHT WAY TO DRIP AN EYE DROP

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: A SAFE TRIP UP AND DOWN

Page: 74

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A SAFE TRIP UP AND DOWN

When stepping on or off an escalator, close one eye and tilt your head slightly to the side. You may look odd, but you probably won't stumble. That's because the action eliminates the disorientation often experienced on moving stairways, according to Dr. Theodore Cohn of the University of California at Berkeley.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: A SOUND IDEA FOR AUTO SAFETY

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A SOUND IDEA FOR AUTO SAFETY

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: COSMETIC REACTIONS

Page: 74

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COSMETIC REACTIONS

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: TROUBLE SLEEPING? STAY OUT OF BED!

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TROUBLE SLEEPING? STAY OUT OF BED!

If you're plagued by insomnia, you may sleep better if you spend less time in bed, according to researchers at New York's Montefiore Medical Center.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: A DEATH IN THE FAMILY

Page: 76

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A DEATH IN THE FAMILY

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: ANESTHESIA REDUCING THE RISKS

Pages: 83, 85

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ANESTHESIA REDUCING THE RISKS

The prospect of receiving an anesthetic is scary, and there are risks, but you can relax. Leveling with your anesthetist concerning vital background information will help to make the procedure a safe one.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: New Help for Bed Wetters

Page: 89

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New Help for Bed Wetters

One in ten 6-year-olds and one in 100 adults have trouble getting through the night without wetting the bed. Boys are twice as likely to be afflicted as girls.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: Facts About Fasteners

Page: 90

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Facts About Fasteners

Have you ever heard of Tinnerman nuts or drywall screws? How about security screws or threaded bolt inserts? Here's an introduction to these out-of-the-ordinary fasteners and a few tips on how you might put them to use.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: Windows Atop Let the Sun Shine In

Page: 94

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Windows Atop Let the Sun Shine In

Extra daylight, warm sunshine, and unexpected glimpses of stars and blue sky-- these are what you gain almost overnight by adding a skylight or roof window. The cost is miminal compared to the enjoyment, and you probably can do the installing yourself.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: New Recessed Fixtures for Just-Right Lighting

Page: 95

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New Recessed Fixtures for Just-Right Lighting

Your rooms take on a special glow and your prized possessions draw admiring glances. These are some of the benefits you gain by rounding out your lighting scheme with a cadre of recessed fixtures. Already a versatile mainstay of home lighting, recessed fixtures are now available in an expanded range of types and styles.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: WOOD SIDING NEW CHOICES

Page: 96

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WOOD SIDING NEW CHOICES

Natural wood siding can give your house a terrific face-lift. And it's not too hard to install it yourself if you have a little experience and a few tools. Here's a rundown of the basic types of siding available at most lumber-yards and building centers and some tips on how to install and maintain each type.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: FABULOUS FAMILY ROOM ADD-ONS

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FABULOUS FAMILY ROOM ADD-ONS

"We should have done it years ago." That's what you'll say when you begin enjoying that new family room you've been planning.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: GOOD DESIGN At A Good Price

Pages: 108, 109

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GOOD DESIGN At A Good Price

Eye-opening and bright! That's the look of today's bold bathrooms. Exciting new bath products-- beautifully designed and priced right-- make shopping fun and bathroom rejuvenation easy.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: SMALL-SPACE LIVING MANOR-HOUSE STYLE

Pages: 110, 111, 112, 113, 150

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SMALL-SPACE LIVING MANOR-HOUSE STYLE

Modest-sized rooms and traditional comfort can work together beautifully when you follow this fail-safe recipe: Mix the pared-down discipline of contemporary design with the venerable appeal of traditional furnishings, then sprinkle liberally with fresh 1980s pastels.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: A HARDWORKING KITCHEN WITH DOWN-HOME CHARM

Pages: 114, 115

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A HARDWORKING KITCHEN WITH DOWN-HOME CHARM

For many of us, the kitchen back home was a soul-soothing refuge, mellowed with use and comfortably busy with family life. Here's proof that you can capture these same qualities in your own kitchen-- without sacrificing up-to-the-minute convenience and practicality.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: HOW TO INSTALL NEW WIRING FOR TRACK LIGHTS

Pages: 157, 158, 159, 160

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HOW TO INSTALL NEW WIRING FOR TRACK LIGHTS

Bold and versatile, track lights are a simple way to add warmth and drama to an existing decor. It's also easy to do the job yourself so no wires show. Whether your house is a ranch-- where the job is a cinch-- or a two-story, follow these 27 photo-steps to a perfect job.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: FAMILY CAMPING IN SUPER STATE PARKS

Pages: 172, 174, 176

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FAMILY CAMPING IN SUPER STATE PARKS

Slip from your sleeping bags as a pastel dawn splashes the horizon. Then trek alpine countryside, canoe meandering streams, or fish for your supper in lazy lakes and rivers.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1985 Magazine Article: INTO THE OUTDOORS

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INTO THE OUTDOORS

Just about every American species- --from bighorn sheep to trumpeter swans-- may be observed in our 424 national wildlife refuges from coast to coast.

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

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

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

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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 June 1985 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Our Rosemary, back from college for the summer, tells us that all the graduating seniors who spent four years trying to stay out of a rut are now busily trying to get into one.

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