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

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EDITOR AT LARGE

Entrepreneur is a buzzword we're hearing more and more these days. But, in many ways, it's really just another name for the American dream of being your own boss.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: FLORA COURTS FAUNA

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FLORA COURTS FAUNA

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: SAND VIES WITH SILVER

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SAND VIES WITH SILVER

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: MALNOURISHED TEEN ATHLETES

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MALNOURISHED TEEN ATHLETES

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: HELP A LOCAL KID MAKE GOOD

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HELP A LOCAL KID MAKE GOOD

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: SHOW TIME FOR HOME FURNISHINGS!

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SHOW TIME FOR HOME FURNISHINGS!

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: NUTRITION INFO AT THE MEAT COUNTER

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NUTRITION INFO AT THE MEAT COUNTER

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: HOUSING ON THE HORIZON

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HOUSING ON THE HORIZON

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: AMERICAN STYLE

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AMERICAN STYLE

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: HELP FOR PARENTS AND KIDS

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HELP FOR PARENTS AND KIDS

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: Create A Wall-to-Wall Showcase

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Create A Wall-to-Wall Showcase

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: Surround A Door With Shelving

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Surround A Door With Shelving

We're all pleasantly surprised to see a common problem solved in a new way. Look at our door-surround shelving unit. It puts wasted space to work.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: KIDS HELPING KIDS

Pages: 25, 26, 28

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KIDS HELPING KIDS

An Old Idea That's Working in Today's Schools

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: 25 ENCHANTING GIFTS To Make All Muslin All Under $10

Pages: 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 166

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25 ENCHANTING GIFTS To Make All Muslin All Under $10

Shop here for the best of holiday gifts to make-- and save yourself some money besides! Whether you need an extra-special baby bunting, a quick-to-stitch toy, or a personalized stocking, you're sure to find what you need. And who would have guessed that all the treasures pictured here began with plain old muslin! Instructions begin on page 156.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: NEW HOPE FOR SPINAL CORD INJURIES

Pages: 56, 59

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NEW HOPE FOR SPINAL CORD INJURIES

An estimated 10,000-15,000 Americans suffer devastating spinal cord injuries every year. Motor vehicle and sports accidents typically are to blame.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: DTP CONTROVERSY

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DTP CONTROVERSY

The benefits of giving your child diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTP) shots far outweigh the possible risks. That's the continuing message from the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough) are potentially fatal diseases.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: TENDER-BULB CARE

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TENDER-BULB CARE

A flower without a name is a weed; a flower with a Latin name is somehow raised to a state of dignity.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: THE KITCHEN BAKE CENTER YOU'VE ALWAYS WANTED

Pages: 66, 67, 68

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THE KITCHEN BAKE CENTER YOU'VE ALWAYS WANTED

The tantalizing aroma of freshly baked bread and the taste of mouth-watering pastries are among life's most delicious pleasures. Borrow our bake center ideas, and soon you'll be serving all kinds of goodies to an appreciative family and a passel of friends.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: A GUIDE TO AMERICA'S FAVORITE FAMILY-VACATION CITY

Pages: 76, 78

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A GUIDE TO AMERICA'S FAVORITE FAMILY-VACATION CITY

This city lives up to its rakish reputation! Since the first prospectors hit town for a spree, promises of good times have lured visitors to San Francisco. Fall brings great weather and new vitality to the Golden Gate city, which shines from the hills, trimmed by the ocean and a vast bay.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: HOW TO PROTECT YOUR CAR AGAINST THIEVES

Pages: 86, 88

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HOW TO PROTECT YOUR CAR AGAINST THIEVES

Half the cars stolen each year are luxury or sporty cars, but any car is a potential target. Even your everyday family vehicle might be stolen by joyriders, junkies, or drunks. You may get it back, albeit a bit worse for wear, but prime-target vehicles are seldom recovered.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: LOTS OF COLOR, LITTLE CARE IRISES

Pages: 91, 92, 93, 94, 95

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LOTS OF COLOR, LITTLE CARE IRISES

Weave a glowing tapestry of flowers into your landscape plan with irises. Exceptionally hardy perennials, irises adapt to most garden sites and come in a wide variety of colors and sizes. They thrive in little space with minimal care-- the perfect choice for flower lovers too busy to spend much time in the garden. Read on for more information about these low-maintenance bloomers.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: HOW TO CHANGE YOUR STYLE WITHOUT BREAKING YOUR BUDGET

Pages: 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101

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HOW TO CHANGE YOUR STYLE WITHOUT BREAKING YOUR BUDGET

You're ready for a decorative change of scene, but your budget isn't? Don't despair! As Pamela Cullison learned, reshuffling and refurbishing many of your present furnishings-- plus adding a few new pieces here and there-- can work wonders. Here's how we gave her bungalow a fresh look-- and a more comfortable feel.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: SAME PLACE, MORE SPACE

Pages: 102, 103, 104, 105

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SAME PLACE, MORE SPACE

Your family needs more space, but there's no room in the attic, and your lot is too small for an add-on. Here are two other strategies to consider: Slice off the roof and add a second floor, or jack up the house and build a new main floor underneath.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: GOOD DESIGN AT A GOOD PRICE

Pages: 106, 107

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GOOD DESIGN AT A GOOD PRICE

Time was when good modern design meant high cost. But no more! Today lots of reasonably priced furnishings possess these good-design essentials: honest materials, comfort, and simple form.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: A KITCHEN IN DISGUISE

Pages: 108, 109

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A KITCHEN IN DISGUISE

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

Page: 136

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INTO THE OUTDOORS

Ever wanted to go on an archaeological dig or join in ecological research? Each year, nearly 100 scientific expeditions in the U.S. and foreign countries welcome volunteers. This fall, there's a dig for a Spanish mission on an island off Georgia's coast, where you assist archaeologists from the American Museum of Natural History; and a wetlands study on Florida Bay, conducted by the Audubon Society.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: RETILING YOUR KITCHEN COUNTER

Pages: 139, 140, 141, 142

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RETILING YOUR KITCHEN COUNTER

This spanking bright kitchen, with its bold tiled counter, began as a dreary predicament (below right). It did not cost a fortune or require any magic. All we did was replace the counter, splash, and sink; add ceramic tile to counter and splash; then paint the existing cupboards.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: THE SCOOP ON THOSE NEW HIGH-YIELD MORTGAGE FUNDS

Pages: 146, 148

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THE SCOOP ON THOSE NEW HIGH-YIELD MORTGAGE FUNDS

Looking for a long-term, high-income investment? One of the newer games in town is "Ginnie Mae" (GNMA) mortgage-backed security funds. They're relatively safe, and often pay from ½ to 1½ percent more than Treasuries of comparable terms. (Typical new GNMA funds offered between 10 and 11 percent as we went to press.) You can buy in for as little as $1,000. But some unexpected turns could upset your investing strategy.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: TOP DOGS IN THE CANINE KINGDOM

Page: 154

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TOP DOGS IN THE CANINE KINGDOM

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: YOUR BIRD DESERVES THE BEST

Page: 154

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YOUR BIRD DESERVES THE BEST

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: FREE PET-RESCUE STICKERS

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FREE PET-RESCUE STICKERS

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT CATS

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EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT CATS

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

Page: 168

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Shopping editor's choice

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: CHRISTMAS SHOPPING BY MAIL IS A LUXURY YOU CAN AFFORD

Pages: 170, 171

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CHRISTMAS SHOPPING BY MAIL IS A LUXURY YOU CAN AFFORD

Let these fine catalogs bring joy and convenience to your world. You'll find something special for everyone on your list, with reliable service and affordable prices you'll sing about. Shop now and enjoy the more relaxed pleasures of the holiday season.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1985 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 176

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

"Back-to-school is fine," says Liz Randall, mother of five. "What slows me down is the back-to-making-lunches, back-to-sewing-costumes, and back-to-checking-homework."

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