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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: EDITOR'S LETTER

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EDITOR'S LETTER

I don't claim to be an expert on raising kids, and I wouldn't try to prescribe a universal formula for a happy family life; but there's one piece of advice I'd give to every family: have adventures.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: THE FABRIC FORECAST

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THE FABRIC FORECAST

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: BUILDING CLOSE-IN

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BUILDING CLOSE-IN

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: PRESSURE COOKER NEWS

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PRESSURE COOKER NEWS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: QUOTABLES

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QUOTABLES

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: TRACKS COME HOME TO STAY

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TRACKS COME HOME TO STAY

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: PATRIOTIC PLANTINGS

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PATRIOTIC PLANTINGS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: AN OYSTER FOR ALL SEASONS

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AN OYSTER FOR ALL SEASONS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: UP-AND-COMERS IN THE GLASS

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UP-AND-COMERS IN THE GLASS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: SNAP-SHOT

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SNAP-SHOT

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: PRETTY IN PINK

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PRETTY IN PINK

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: CREDIT CARDS GETTING THE BEST DEAL

Pages: 24, 28

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CREDIT CARDS GETTING THE BEST DEAL

While most rates on consumer loans dropped considerably over the past five years, average credit card rates rose a full point, to 18.5 percent, and they average 17.8 percent even now.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: WOULD IT PAY YOU TO GO BACK TO SCHOOL?

Pages: 34, 36

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WOULD IT PAY YOU TO GO BACK TO SCHOOL?

Many adults today, including those with college experience, are finding that additional education is necessary if they are to improve-- or even maintain-- their living standards.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: THE WELL-EQUIPPED HOME OFFICE

Pages: 37, 38, 39

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THE WELL-EQUIPPED HOME OFFICE

WHAT YOU'LL NEED AND WHAT IT COSTS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: FRONT ENTRY BUMP-OUT NEW FACE, NEW SPACE

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FRONT ENTRY BUMP-OUT NEW FACE, NEW SPACE

Turn a ho-hum front door into a first-rate front entry and gain extra living space in the process!

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: START-TO-FINISH ROOM ADDITION

Pages: 43, 44, 45, 46, 47

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START-TO-FINISH ROOM ADDITION

Have you ever wondered what it's really like to live through the process of adding a room to your house? To give you a peek, we followed one family from blueprint to finished project. Meet Sara Jane Treinen, her husband, Michael, and their two children, Suzie and Tom.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: EASY FURNITURE FIX-UPS

Pages: 50, 51, 52

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EASY FURNITURE FIX-UPS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: TODAY'S ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS

Pages: 54, 57, 58

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TODAY'S ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS

Whether you're building a new house, refreshing an old one, or just keeping up with today's architecture, here are the trends and terms you'll want to know.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: JUST OUT! FOR HOME AND FAMILY

Pages: 61, 63

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JUST OUT! FOR HOME AND FAMILY

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: IRON FENCES FROM PLAIN TO FANCY

Page: 66

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IRON FENCES FROM PLAIN TO FANCY

With some creative thinking and the help of a willing welder, you can assemble old-style iron fencing from stock pieces.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: TIPS, TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES

Pages: 69, 70

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TIPS, TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES

To seal a tube of glue, screw a cup hook into the end. The hook provides a handle for your cap and allows you to hang the tube for storing. Use larger screw eyes for tubes of putty or caulk.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: CABINET FACE-LIFTS

Page: 72

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CABINET FACE-LIFTS

Tired of looking at your out-of-date kitchen cabinets? Before blowing a bundle on brand-new ones, consider refacing the cabinets you already have. You'll need to remove only the doors, and the expense should be less than half what it would cost you to buy and install new cabinetry.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: THE TERRIBLE TWOS HOW TO MAKE THEM TERRIFIC

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THE TERRIBLE TWOS HOW TO MAKE THEM TERRIFIC

Two-year-olds exasperate most adults. But with a few behavior management strategies, parents can take control.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: PET-RESCUE STICKERS

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PET-RESCUE STICKERS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: PET SURVIVAL TIPS

Page: 83

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PET SURVIVAL TIPS

A dog or cat usually will attempt to flee a burning or smoke-filled building through the nearest exit. But you can help make your pet's escape easier.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: FINE TOOLS BY MAIL

Page: 84

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FINE TOOLS BY MAIL

Woodworking catalogs are a wonderful compendium of specialty tools and supplies. We've listed some of the best sources here, highlighting their specialties.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: COPING WITH EPILEPSY A CHILD'S GUIDE

Page: 99

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COPING WITH EPILEPSY A CHILD'S GUIDE

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: RECAULKING YOUR SHOWER

Page: 111

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RECAULKING YOUR SHOWER

Sooner or later, every shower will need its corner and tub seams recaulked. Tackle the job as soon as cracks appear and it will cost only about $3 in caulk and 20 minutes of your time. Wait until dry rot sets in, and the repair bill could run to hundreds of dollars.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: OUTDOOR FURNITURE HOW TO KEEP IT LIKE NEW!

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OUTDOOR FURNITURE HOW TO KEEP IT LIKE NEW!

With just a little care, today's durable outdoor furniture should last for years. Follow these cleaning and maintenance tips, and your outdoor furniture will look better-- longer!

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: DOWNSPOUTS AND GUTTERS HOW TO KEEP THEM IN GOOD REPAIR

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DOWNSPOUTS AND GUTTERS HOW TO KEEP THEM IN GOOD REPAIR

Clogged gutters and plugged downspouts are more than a nuisance-- they can cause major structural damage to your home. Runoff that freezes in the soil near your house can destroy a basement wall. Woodwork will suffer, too. Here's how to head off the damage.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: FINISHING TOUCHES

Pages: 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127

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FINISHING TOUCHES

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: WINDOW BOXES TO BRIGHTEN EVERY SILL

Pages: 128, 129, 130, 131

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WINDOW BOXES TO BRIGHTEN EVERY SILL

Grow a view for any room with a flower-filled window box. These cheerful windowsill gardens create colorful pockets of bloom.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: HOME-BUYING STRATEGIES

Pages: 132, 137

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HOME-BUYING STRATEGIES

IT'S NO SECRET! Buying a home today, be it your first home or your third, takes a bigger bite out of family incomes than it used to. But, we're a resourceful people, and folks everywhere are finding new ways to fulfill the American dream.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: NUTRITION INFORMATION

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NUTRITION INFORMATION

EVERY RECIPE ANALYZED 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 April 1987 Magazine Article: HOW TO TEST DRIVE A NEW CAR

Pages: 180, 181

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HOW TO TEST DRIVE A NEW CAR

There's more to testing a new car than taking a quick spin while you fiddle with the radio dials.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: DESTINATION U.S.A. FAMILY ADVENTURE VACATIONS

Pages: 183, 184, 186, 188, 190, 192

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DESTINATION U.S.A. FAMILY ADVENTURE VACATIONS

OVER RIVERS, MOUNTAINS, OCEANS, AND PLAINS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1987 Magazine Article: HOW TO ORDER

Pages: 194, 195

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HOW TO ORDER

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

Pages: 196, 197, 198, 199

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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 April 1987 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Helen Newsome, our banker, declares that anyone who believes that personal computers will weaken our ability to think has never tried to get one of those infernal machines straightened out after punching the wrong buttons.

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