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

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EDITOR'S LETTER

The shirt-sleeve bagpipe player pictured at right is Eric More Marshal, a history teacher from North East, Pennsylvannia. You may have seen him on television this summer in another role. Both this year and last, Better Homes and Gardens has sent him on a nationwide tour to speak on a subject dear to his heart-- family reunions.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: REUNION ALMANAC

Pages: 18, 21

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REUNION ALMANAC

Make your next family get-together a truly memorable occasion. Here's a sampling of expert advice from our readers.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: TRASH-CAN HIDEAWAY

Page: 22

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TRASH-CAN HIDEAWAY

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: HORTICULTURAL BREAKTHROUGH

Page: 24

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HORTICULTURAL BREAKTHROUGH

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: READER MAILBOX

Page: 24

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READER MAILBOX

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: THE BATTLE AGAINST BUGS

Page: 24

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THE BATTLE AGAINST BUGS

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: TEST GARDEN TIP

Page: 24

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TEST GARDEN TIP

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: HOT-WEATHER TECHNIQUES

Page: 24

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HOT-WEATHER TECHNIQUES

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: The Better Homes and Gardens INNOVATION HOUSE

Pages: 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36

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The Better Homes and Gardens INNOVATION HOUSE

That's the challenge Better Homes and Gardens magazine, the American Plywood Association (APA), the American Wood Council, and Progressive Architecture and Builder magazines issued to entrants in this year's Innovations in Housing contest.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: DOING BATTLE WITH MILDEW

Page: 39

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DOING BATTLE WITH MILDEW

Here's how to prevent mildew or remove it from dank basements, interior walls, and bathroom tile.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: PAINTED FLOORS

Pages: 40, 41

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PAINTED FLOORS

What a refreshing look these artful paint jobs bring to a worn wood floor! From classic colonial checks and play ful hearts to faux fringed rugs, such de signs can personalize any room.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: EMERGENCY CARE FOR PETS

Pages: 42, 44, 47

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EMERGENCY CARE FOR PETS

WHAT TO DO WHEN ACCIDENTS HAPPEN Follow the four steps below, whatever the emergency. For advice on how to treat specific injuries, turn to page 44. Your quick, calm actions can ease your pet's discomfort and minimize complications. Always take your pet to a veterinarian after administering at-home first aid.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: WHEN YOU DISAPPROVE OF YOUR TEENAGER'S PALS

Page: 48

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WHEN YOU DISAPPROVE OF YOUR TEENAGER'S PALS

Lately, your son has deserted his old friends for a new, fast crowd. Their bizarre clothes are bad enough, but their parties really worry you. Still, you know that well-intentioned warnings can backfire.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: NEW WINDOWS, NEW LOOK

Page: 50

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NEW WINDOWS, NEW LOOK

Replacing three leaky aluminum windows with four wood round-tops brought new style and efficiency to a '50s ranch.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: HOME LOAN STRATEGIES

Page: 52

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HOME LOAN STRATEGIES

A sudden boost in mortgage rates may sink your home-loan application midstream. With interest rates more unpredictable than ever, what are your choices?

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: A SPIFFED-UP KITCHEN IN THE SAME OLD SPACE

Page: 54

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A SPIFFED-UP KITCHEN IN THE SAME OLD SPACE

Fine-tuning a kitchen floor plan can turn around the whole room without costing you a fortune.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: OUR EDITORS BUILD A SUN-ROOM

Pages: 69, 70, 71, 72, 73

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OUR EDITORS BUILD A SUN-ROOM

TODAY'S SUN-ROOMS COME IN A KIT. OUR BUILDING EDITORS CHOSE ONE THEY LIKED AND POOLED THEIR LABOR TO PUT IT TOGETHER. YOU CAN TOO!

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: SMALL-SPACE TACTICS

Pages: 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81

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SMALL-SPACE TACTICS

Small spaces become great places when you use any or all of these time-tested tactics:

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: FALL GARDENING

Pages: 82, 83, 84, 85

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FALL GARDENING

This autumn turn your garden into a vegetable factory. To show you how rewarding a fall garden can be, we planted a small plot of soil with 18 different crops and followed its progress from early August till late October.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: NUTRITION INFORMATION

Page: 101

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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 August 1987 Magazine Article: HOW TO ORDER

Page: 117

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HOW TO ORDER

Big impact architecture in modest space is just one of the challenges presented to architects and designers all over the country in the annual Innovations in Housing design competition. Every once in a while a really outstanding house comes along, and this one took top prize in the contest sponsored by Better Homes and Gardens, Progressive Architecture, and Builder magazines with the Wood Products Promotion Council.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: PICK-UP-AND-GO CRAFTS

Pages: 126, 127, 129

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PICK-UP-AND-GO CRAFTS

Steal a little time here and there for handiwork that has big results! These simple take-along squares are easy enough to do anywhere.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: TRAVEL TIPS

Page: 130

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TRAVEL TIPS

Order these guidebooks from the U.S. Cousumer Information Center. The National Parks Camping Guide(Item 152, $3.50) details the services and facilities available in 103 national parklands.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1987 Magazine Article: THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS

Pages: 132, 134, 136

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THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS

Autumn explodes with splendor in the South. The highlands from Virginia to North Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia resemble the work of an extravagant painter. Across range upon range of summits, color stretches to all horizons.

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

Pages: 138, 140, 142, 143

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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 August 1987 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 146

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Why do otherwise rational people spend five minutes making room in the dishwasher for a serving platter that would take about 30 seconds to wash by hand?

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