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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: A Christmas Eve Celebration

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A Christmas Eve Celebration

Our theme for this issue, "Coming Home To Christmas," is a little ironic to me personally because this may be the first time in more than 30 years that my wife, Gerrianne, and I won't have any of our children at home on Christmas morning. Sarah, our youngest, was married in August.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: TEACHING YOUR CHILD TO SHARE

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TEACHING YOUR CHILD TO SHARE

The holidays bring out the spirit of sharing in all of us. What better time could there be to introduce your children to this loving habit?

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: POINSETTIAS

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POINSETTIAS

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: TRADITIONS

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TRADITIONS

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: MANTELS

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MANTELS

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: GIFT WRAPS

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GIFT WRAPS

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: CENTERPIECES

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CENTERPIECES

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: Freshness Test

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Freshness Test

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: CHRISTMAS TREES

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CHRISTMAS TREES

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: Wreaths

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Wreaths

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: Gifts for Kids

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Gifts for Kids

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: TABLE SETTINGS

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TABLE SETTINGS

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: Christmas Cards

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Christmas Cards

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: STEPPING UP TO A FRESH START

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STEPPING UP TO A FRESH START

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: SPECIAL HELPERS FOR A VERY SPECIAL GIRL

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SPECIAL HELPERS FOR A VERY SPECIAL GIRL

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: ONCE A DOCTOR, ALWAYS A DOCTOR

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ONCE A DOCTOR, ALWAYS A DOCTOR

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: BUILDING HOUSES AND FRIENDS

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BUILDING HOUSES AND FRIENDS

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: A HELPING HAND FOR SINGLE PARENTS

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A HELPING HAND FOR SINGLE PARENTS

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: THE EVERYDAY SANTA CLAUS

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THE EVERYDAY SANTA CLAUS

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: HAVE WHEELS, WILL HELP

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HAVE WHEELS, WILL HELP

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: HEART TO HEART

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HEART TO HEART

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: SET A HOLIDAY MOOD

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SET A HOLIDAY MOOD

Almost everything about the holiday season-- the sights, the sounds, the activities, and even the fragrances-- can be made extra special.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: FOR A SAFE AND MERRY HOLIDAY

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FOR A SAFE AND MERRY HOLIDAY

Along with the joys of the season, come special situations that can put you and your family at risk of injury. Minimize the possibility of accident by following this advice from the National Safety Council and the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: THE GREAT PACKAGE SEND-OFF

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THE GREAT PACKAGE SEND-OFF

With far-flung friends and family the norm these days, most of us need to send packages to distant places. Here are your main choices:

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: GIFTS BY MAIL

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GIFTS BY MAIL

Short on shopping time? Consider these mail-order selections. They cover a range of prices and are suitable for almost anyone.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: HOMETOWN CELEBRATION

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HOMETOWN CELEBRATION

The memories and customs of Christmas that we treasure are an important part in how each of us celebrates the yuletide season. This year, we've packed our pages with nostalgic ornaments, decorating and gift ideas to help recall each of those Christmases past.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: COZY, WOODLAND NEW YEAR'S

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COZY, WOODLAND NEW YEAR'S

Rough-hewn charm carries the warmth of Christmas into the New Year.

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

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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 December 1986 Magazine Article: TRAVELING DUO

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TRAVELING DUO

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: VCR MULTIPLYING

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VCR MULTIPLYING

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: MINI SPEAKER

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MINI SPEAKER

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: HOW TO ORDER

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HOW TO ORDER

Kits, patterns, and charts for the projects shown in this issue were specially created for our readers and are exclusive Better Homes and Gardens designs (not available in stores).

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 Magazine Article: CARE-FREE HOLIDAY TRAVEL

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CARE-FREE HOLIDAY TRAVEL

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1986 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 December 1986 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Liz Randall, mother of six, reports that buying gifts for her kids isn't the budget-buster you might think. "Every time another came along, everyone else shortened their wish list a little." I guess that's one more example of the "balance of nature."

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