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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: OUR GOOD OLD NEW COOK BOOK

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OUR GOOD OLD NEW COOK BOOK

Dear Reader, What's red and white and seen in about every kitchen in America? Even if you didn't get a big hint from the photo at right, that wouldn't be much of a riddle. The plaid cover of the Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book hits your eye every time you glance at anybody's shelf of cookbooks.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: DECORATOR'S SNAP SHOT

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DECORATOR'S SNAP SHOT

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: TAPESTRY AND NEEDLEPOINT

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TAPESTRY AND NEEDLEPOINT

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: DAYBEDS ARE TAKING OVER

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DAYBEDS ARE TAKING OVER

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: Better Homes and Gardens

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Better Homes and Gardens

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: ARCHITECTURE FOR THE BIRDS

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ARCHITECTURE FOR THE BIRDS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: METAL FURNITURE ON THE RISE

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METAL FURNITURE ON THE RISE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: WICKER, WICKER, WICKER!

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WICKER, WICKER, WICKER!

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: 'STONE' ISN'T WEARING AWAY

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'STONE' ISN'T WEARING AWAY

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: THE DESIGNER RECLINER

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THE DESIGNER RECLINER

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: HERD THE NEWS?

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HERD THE NEWS?

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: FURNITURE DESIGNS BORN IN THE USA

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FURNITURE DESIGNS BORN IN THE USA

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: FOCAL-POINT BEDS

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FOCAL-POINT BEDS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: QUOTABLES

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QUOTABLES

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: ARCHITECTURE FOR YOUR WALLS

Page: 23

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ARCHITECTURE FOR YOUR WALLS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: NEW SHAPE FOR CEDAR CHESTS

Page: 23

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NEW SHAPE FOR CEDAR CHESTS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: TODAY'S CERAMIC TILES WARM THE HEARTH

Page: 27

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TODAY'S CERAMIC TILES WARM THE HEARTH

Warm up any fireplace with tile! Today's great colors and wide array of patterns make tile one of the "hottest" ways to dress your hearth.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: COUNTERTOP UPKEEP

Page: 28

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COUNTERTOP UPKEEP

Select a countertop material and you've chosen more than a look. You've picked a style of upkeep as well. Here's how to care for the various surface materials in your home.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: FROM TWO INCOMES DOWN TO ONE

Pages: 32, 34, 36

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FROM TWO INCOMES DOWN TO ONE

Ken and Maureen Deceuster, of Mahtomedi, Minnesota, near St. Paul, faced a one-third drop in income when Maureen left her job a year ago. Yet they have managed to maintain their lifestyle.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: REAR-WINDOW BRAKE LIGHTS

Page: 38

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REAR-WINDOW BRAKE LIGHTS

The government requires all new cars, from 1986 models on, to have a third brake light mounted in the rear window. For older cars, here's a simple, inexpensive way to reduce your odds of having a rear-end collision.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: SMALL-BATH REMODELING

Pages: 42, 43, 44, 45

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SMALL-BATH REMODELING

Most of us are stuck with at least one smallspace bath. This typical room-- with tub/shower combination, single-sink vanity, and toilet-- went from boringly blah to smashingly smart without adding an inch to its 35 square feet.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: HOME STEAM BATHS

Page: 46

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HOME STEAM BATHS

Go ahead-- indulge yourself. New steam generators for the home turn your enclosed tub or shower into a spa. Here's how they work, what they cost, and where to get one.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: LOW-VOLTAGE OUTDOOR LIGHTING

Page: 50

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LOW-VOLTAGE OUTDOOR LIGHTING

Why pay an electrician to extend regular house current to outdoor lights when you can install a low-voltage system yourself for less than $100? It's the low-tech way to go, easy to hook up and simple to operate.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: TRIMMING SCHOOL TRUANCY

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TRIMMING SCHOOL TRUANCY

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: CALCULATORS ADD UP

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CALCULATORS ADD UP

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: SILENCE ISN'T GOLDEN HERE

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SILENCE ISN'T GOLDEN HERE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: MOVING? FIND A SCHOOL FIRST!

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MOVING? FIND A SCHOOL FIRST!

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: HELP WANTED: PARENTS

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HELP WANTED: PARENTS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: PEER EARS: KIDS LISTEN UP

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PEER EARS: KIDS LISTEN UP

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: READING, WRITING, AND REASONING

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READING, WRITING, AND REASONING

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: KIDS PITCH IN FOR CREDIT

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KIDS PITCH IN FOR CREDIT

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: SNUFFING OUT SCHOOL SMOKING

Page: 56

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SNUFFING OUT SCHOOL SMOKING

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: GOT A GRAMMAR GRAPPLER? HERE'S HELP!

Page: 56

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GOT A GRAMMAR GRAPPLER? HERE'S HELP!

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: SCARCE SCHOOLTEACHERS

Page: 56

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SCARCE SCHOOLTEACHERS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: WOOD APPLIQUÉ ART

Pages: 58, 60, 62, 63

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WOOD APPLIQUÉ ART

Meet Lillian Renko Bledow, who creates heirloom ornaments from delicate layers of wood.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: TOP DECORATORS GIVE TIPS

Page: 67

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TOP DECORATORS GIVE TIPS

Cost-- Assess how much you can afford to spend, and decide what elements (new carpet or a new sofa, for example) are most important to you.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: NEW DISHWASHERS

Page: 72

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NEW DISHWASHERS

Faced with a price spread of several hundred dollars between low-and high-end machines, how do you decide where to put your money? The most obvious distinction involves dishwasher controls. Here's how to match up your needs with what's available.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: TELL IT TO THE TV, KIDS

Page: 76

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TELL IT TO THE TV, KIDS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: DOUBLE-DUTY WORD PROCESSOR

Page: 76

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DOUBLE-DUTY WORD PROCESSOR

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: THREE IN ONE

Page: 76

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THREE IN ONE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: QUICK-THINKING REMOTE

Page: 76

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QUICK-THINKING REMOTE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: LIGHTWEIGHT CAMCORDER

Page: 76

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LIGHTWEIGHT CAMCORDER

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: HOME VIDEO EDITING

Page: 79

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HOME VIDEO EDITING

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: FEATURE-FILLED PHONE

Page: 79

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FEATURE-FILLED PHONE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: LOOK MA, NO WIRES

Page: 79

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LOOK MA, NO WIRES

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: PROVEN PLANT PROTECTION

Page: 80

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PROVEN PLANT PROTECTION

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: GROWING UP IN THE GARDEN

Page: 80

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GROWING UP IN THE GARDEN

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: A TIP FROM A BH&G READER

Page: 80

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A TIP FROM A BH&G READER

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: BORED? RUN BACKWARD!

Page: 90

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BORED? RUN BACKWARD!

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: TWO-WHEELING FITNESS

Page: 90

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TWO-WHEELING FITNESS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: EXERCISE IN A LOWER GEAR

Page: 90

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EXERCISE IN A LOWER GEAR

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: FIGHTING IN-FLIGHT FATIGUE

Page: 90

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FIGHTING IN-FLIGHT FATIGUE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: WAIT AN HOUR AFTER EATING BEFORE YOU SWIM

Page: 92

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WAIT AN HOUR AFTER EATING BEFORE YOU SWIM

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: HOLD YOUR HEAD BACK TO STOP A NOSEBLEED

Page: 92

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HOLD YOUR HEAD BACK TO STOP A NOSEBLEED

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: PUT ASPIRIN ON A SORE TOOTH

Page: 92

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PUT ASPIRIN ON A SORE TOOTH

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: APPLY BAKING SODA OR MEAT TENDERIZER TO BUG BITES

Page: 92

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APPLY BAKING SODA OR MEAT TENDERIZER TO BUG BITES

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: DAB BUTTER ON A BURN

Pages: 92, 94

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DAB BUTTER ON A BURN

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: BREATHE INTO A PAPER BAG TO STOP HICCUPS

Page: 94

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BREATHE INTO A PAPER BAG TO STOP HICCUPS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: TEMPLE MASSAGE FOR HEADACHES

Page: 94

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TEMPLE MASSAGE FOR HEADACHES

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: WHEN WORDS ELUDE YOU

Page: 101

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WHEN WORDS ELUDE YOU

Having a little trouble remembering words? Don't panic! Most people occasionally find a word on the tip of their... ah... um-m-m-m.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: THE SMART NEW CAMERAS

Page: 102

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THE SMART NEW CAMERAS

No longer need you sacrifice good quality for convenience, nor struggle with f-stops and shutter speeds. A new generation of 35-mm cameras does it all for you.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: COMFORT!

Pages: 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117

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COMFORT!

For many of us, getting away from it all means going home. What could possibly be better than curling up in your own safe corner of the world with a pile of magazines and a cup of cocoa?

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: FLOWERING BULBS

Pages: 118, 119, 120, 121

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FLOWERING BULBS

Enjoy a double dose of spectacular garden color by planting two different kinds of bulbs in the same space.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: COUNTRY TOUCHES FOR CHRISTMAS

Pages: 122, 123, 190, 191

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COUNTRY TOUCHES FOR CHRISTMAS

Get a head start on a countrified Christmas with these handcrafted trims for your tree.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: HEART OF THE HOME KITCHENS

Pages: 124, 125, 126, 127

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HEART OF THE HOME KITCHENS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: NUTRITION INFORMATION

Page: 152

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NUTRITION INFORMATION

With each recipe we give important nutrition information. The calorie count of individual servings and the amount, in grams, of protein, fat, cholesterol, and sodium help you keep tabs on what you eat.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: ENJOY THE PLEASURES OF SPRING YEAR-ROUND SLEEK 'N' STURDY GROW-LIGHT STAND

Pages: 178, 180

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ENJOY THE PLEASURES OF SPRING YEAR-ROUND SLEEK 'N' STURDY GROW-LIGHT STAND

Here's a project that's guaranteed to grow on you, and it's a breeze to build-- even for amateur woodworkers. The cabinet is a simple plywood box, and the aluminum angle and bar stock is easy to cut and drill.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: COMMON PET MYTHS

Pages: 182, 186

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COMMON PET MYTHS

You probably don't believe that a black cat means bad luck or a howling dog signals a coming death. What of other old pet myths? Some are just that-- myths. But others have their basis in fact.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: CHOOSE THE RIGHT SLEEPING BAG

Page: 195

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CHOOSE THE RIGHT SLEEPING BAG

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: TRAIN TREK TO THE SLOPES

Page: 195

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TRAIN TREK TO THE SLOPES

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: LEARN SAFE BOAT HANDLING

Page: 195

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LEARN SAFE BOAT HANDLING

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: EXPLORE AMERICA'S SOUTHWESTERN DESERTS

Page: 196

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EXPLORE AMERICA'S SOUTHWESTERN DESERTS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: CAMP OUT THIS WINTER

Page: 196

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CAMP OUT THIS WINTER

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: HIDDEN BARGAINS IN THE CARIBBEAN

Pages: 198, 200, 202

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HIDDEN BARGAINS IN THE CARIBBEAN

Warm sunshine, spectacular beaches, family hotels, friendly smiles, and low prices are all just a hop, skip, and a jump from the Caribbean's major tourist destinations. Thanks in part to increased airline flights, "hidden" no longer means "hard to get to," Here are six of our favorite Caribbean bargain spots, perfect for families on a budget.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1987 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 204, 206, 207, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213

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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 1987 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 214

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Dot Dresch asked Christine what her greatest real estate challenge has been, and Chris answered without skipping a beat, "Selling a four-bedroom house with only one bathroom."

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