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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: EDITOR'S LETTER

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EDITOR'S LETTER

Our decorating contest is over and the big winners appear in this issue, with another installment next month as well. More than 6,000 of you entered the contest, and although the judging about wore us out, we're very grateful that you did it. You've given us a chance to look into your lives and provided insights that all the numbers and statistics in the world could never give.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: IN PURSUIT OF BEAUTY

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IN PURSUIT OF BEAUTY

With the opening of a new exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, many people will have their first glimpse of the impact of the Aesthetic Movement.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: NEW COLORS FOR CARS

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NEW COLORS FOR CARS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: Shimmer Shines in Home Fashion

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Shimmer Shines in Home Fashion

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: AMERICAN SNAP SHOT

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AMERICAN SNAP SHOT

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: THE ULTIMATE PET

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THE ULTIMATE PET

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: QUINOA: FOOD OF THE FUTURE

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QUINOA: FOOD OF THE FUTURE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: WIZARDRY ON THE NEAR HORIZON

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WIZARDRY ON THE NEAR HORIZON

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: GARDENER'S LOG

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GARDENER'S LOG

Late roses climbed and hung and clustered and the sunshine deepening the hue of the yellowing trees made one feel that one stood in an embowered temple of gold.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: IS YOUR CHILD A VICTIM OF EDUCATION'S

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IS YOUR CHILD A VICTIM OF EDUCATION'S "DIRTY LITTLE SECRET?"

Too many schools "cure" their teacher shortages by using unqualified instructors. Here's how to tell if your child is a victim of this practice-- and what you can do about it.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: TODAY'S PARENTS How Well Are They Doing?

Pages: 36, 38, 40, 43, 44, 46

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TODAY'S PARENTS How Well Are They Doing?

OPINIONS FROM MORE THAN 30,000 BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS READERS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: FANTASYLAND CASTLE

Pages: 50, 52, 54, 57

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FANTASYLAND CASTLE

Mysteriously towering into the heights of fantasy, here's the Better Homes and Gardens answer to the dollhouse craze-- a dollhouse castle! Designed for young and old, boys and girls alike, this castle is scaled to accommodate the great array of toys popular with kids these days.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: STOWAWAY IRONING BOARD

Page: 59

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STOWAWAY IRONING BOARD

Tired of hassling with bulky ironing boards? Our fold-down board fits neatly between the studs in your wall, then pulls down in a jiff when you're ready to iron.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: DAYS-OF-THE-WEEK DESIGNS To Appliqué and Embroider

Pages: 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 69

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DAYS-OF-THE-WEEK DESIGNS To Appliqué and Embroider

An old-time children's poem inspires our delightful days-of-the-week designs. Use the appliqué and embroidered figures on towels and linens to brighten any room.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: Protecting Precious Collectibles

Page: 69

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Protecting Precious Collectibles

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: UPDATE YOUR WINDOWS WITH A KIT

Page: 71

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UPDATE YOUR WINDOWS WITH A KIT

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: SHEET SAVVY

Page: 72

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SHEET SAVVY

A wealth of pretty patterns, styles, and sizes makes sheets a wonderful medium for the do-it-yourself decorator.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: 5 UNUSUAL DOGS THAT MAKE GREAT FAMILY PETS

Pages: 76, 78

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5 UNUSUAL DOGS THAT MAKE GREAT FAMILY PETS

The names of these canines probably won't be on the tip of your tongue, but like many lesser known purebreds, they're excellent family pets. Though our unusual dog breeds vary in size and personality, all are easy to care for, great with kids, and not much more expensive than many purebreds already roaming backyards in your neighborhood.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: CHOOSING OPTIONS THAT IMPROVE PERFORMANCE

Pages: 80, 83

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CHOOSING OPTIONS THAT IMPROVE PERFORMANCE

Even if you don't plan to match Mario Andretti's maneuvers on twisting roads, it can pay in fun, safety, and resale value to equip your car for peak performance.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: EYE SURGERY: PROBLEMS EYED

Page: 90

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EYE SURGERY: PROBLEMS EYED

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: A POX ON A POX

Page: 90

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A POX ON A POX

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: TWO CALCIUM BULLETINS

Page: 90

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TWO CALCIUM BULLETINS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: THE WINNERS!

Pages: 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117

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THE WINNERS!

Personal style! It's not only the look of the '80s, but also the best term to describe these winning rooms, where comfort and stylish good looks combine. Here's proof!

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: Forced To Be BEAUTIFUL!

Pages: 118, 119, 120, 121

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Forced To Be BEAUTIFUL!

Why wait until April or May to enjoy spring-flowering bulbs? You can pot up a bunch of these beauties now for blooms this winter.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: MASTER SUITE BASEMENT RETREAT

Pages: 122, 123

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MASTER SUITE BASEMENT RETREAT

"Now we spend most of our time downstairs enjoying the new sitting room, bedroom, and bath," says Gail Goldman of the remodeling that turned a musty walkout basement into this smashing master suite.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: NUTRITION INFORMATION WITH EVERY RECIPE

Page: 136

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NUTRITION INFORMATION WITH EVERY RECIPE

To help you keep track of the calories, protein, fat, cholesterol, and sodium you consume each day, we include the amounts of these nutrients by gram weight per individual recipe serving for every recipe we publish.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: TRAVEL TIPS

Pages: 169, 170

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TRAVEL TIPS

--to make those holiday plane reservations. The Air Transport Association estimates that 15 million of us will travel by air between December 20 and January 3. Some flights sell out as early as September.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: THE LATEST WORD

Page: 170

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THE LATEST WORD

The Wyndham Virgin Grand Beach Hotel becomes the newest resort on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, with 333 villa-style guest rooms on a hillside overlooking a private beach.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: VCR QUESTIONNAIRE

Pages: 173, 174

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VCR QUESTIONNAIRE

As an enthusiastic do-it-yourselfer, I know how much expert advice can help with a project. That's why I've become interested in the possibility of offering you inexpensive instructional videotapes from BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: ABOUT THESE PRODUCTS

Page: 176

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ABOUT THESE PRODUCTS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL

Page: 176

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SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: NEW SIZES

Page: 176

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NEW SIZES

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: MINI DISC PLAYER

Page: 177

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MINI DISC PLAYER

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: TV ON A BIG SCALE

Page: 177

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TV ON A BIG SCALE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: COLOR-COORDINATED ELECTRONICS

Page: 178

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COLOR-COORDINATED ELECTRONICS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: MINIATURE MARVEL

Page: 178

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MINIATURE MARVEL

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: TV/VCR COMBO

Page: 179

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TV/VCR COMBO

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: THREE-IN-ONE BOX

Page: 179

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THREE-IN-ONE BOX

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: DIGITAL TV

Page: 179

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DIGITAL TV

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: TYPEWRITER UPDATE

Page: 181

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TYPEWRITER UPDATE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: DO-IT-YOURSELF SECURITY

Page: 181

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DO-IT-YOURSELF SECURITY

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: CAR CASSETTE PLAYER

Page: 181

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CAR CASSETTE PLAYER

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: QUICK COVER-UP FOR BASEMENT WALLS

Page: 184

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QUICK COVER-UP FOR BASEMENT WALLS

Unfinished masonry walls are the bane of below-ground living areas. Civilize your basement with attractive paper-covered paneling. Readily installed and inexpensive, papered panels provide an alternative to more conventional cover-ups such as paint, wallpapered drywall, or simulated wood paneling.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: HAWAII!

Pages: 186, 188, 190, 193

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HAWAII!

Pack a big smile and your spirit of adventure for the best vacation in the island state ever! Tennis and golf, luaus and mai tais are fine. But make time for an adventure in paradise. No special skills or gear required. Though the prices aren't cheap, the rewards are great: fantastic fun and memories that last a lifetime!

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1986 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 201

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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 October 1986 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 202

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Dick Dresch suggests that today's youngsters may someday regale their grandchildren with tales of the old days when they had to make do with one-computer schoolhouses.

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