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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: Doing Something Now

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Doing Something Now

No matter who we are, no matter what we do, no matter what's going on in our lives, I'm sure we all have exactly the same reaction from time to time. Our attention is drawn to some less-fortunate segment of our community-- the poor, the homeless, the sick-- and we want to do something.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: KEEPING YOUR HOME AT ITS BEST

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KEEPING YOUR HOME AT ITS BEST

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: START AT THE TOP

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START AT THE TOP

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: SET A MAINTENANCE AGENDA

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SET A MAINTENANCE AGENDA

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: KEEP YOUR FEET ON THE GROUND

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KEEP YOUR FEET ON THE GROUND

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: SURE CURE FOR A LEAKY HOSE

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SURE CURE FOR A LEAKY HOSE

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: HOORAY FOR CORDLESS TOOLS

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HOORAY FOR CORDLESS TOOLS

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: KEEPING UP APPEARANCES

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KEEPING UP APPEARANCES

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: BUGGED BY TORN SCREENS?

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BUGGED BY TORN SCREENS?

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: PUSH MOWER MAKES A COMEBACK

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PUSH MOWER MAKES A COMEBACK

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: GREAT GOOPS!

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GREAT GOOPS!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: THREE CHEERS FOR TOGGLER

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THREE CHEERS FOR TOGGLER

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: TREAT YOURSELF TO A TRELLIS

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TREAT YOURSELF TO A TRELLIS

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: THIS HOUSE IS FOR THE BIRDS

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THIS HOUSE IS FOR THE BIRDS

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: BULLETPROOF GLOVES

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BULLETPROOF GLOVES

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: SCRAPE, RASP, SAND, AND GRIND

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SCRAPE, RASP, SAND, AND GRIND

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: OUR FAVORITE FIX-IT TOOLS

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OUR FAVORITE FIX-IT TOOLS

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: ONE-OF-A-KIND GARDEN GATE

Page: 28

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ONE-OF-A-KIND GARDEN GATE

Problem: Ready-built garden gates look flimsy and out of sync with your home's style. Solution: Order a custom-made gate like this one from a metal fabricator.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: A BENTWOOD PATIO BENCH

Page: 29

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A BENTWOOD PATIO BENCH

HAVE A SEAT, ENJOY YOUR YARD

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: SHARING THE AMERICAN DREAM

Pages: 30, 32, 34

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SHARING THE AMERICAN DREAM

Throughout our nation, volunteers are taking up hammers and saws, communities are forging strong networks, businesses and individuals are investing funds and talent-- all to provide safe shelter for low- and moderate-income households.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: SUMMER FLOWERS

Pages: 39, 40, 41, 42, 43

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SUMMER FLOWERS

Easy-Care Bedding Plants For Color Where You Want It

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: WILDFLOWER GARDENS

Pages: 44, 45, 46, 48, 50

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WILDFLOWER GARDENS

GROWING A BACKYARD MEADOW FOR BLOOMS ALL SUMMER

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: IT'S LILAC TIME

Page: 55

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IT'S LILAC TIME

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: HOME GARDEN CRITTER CONTROL

Page: 55

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HOME GARDEN CRITTER CONTROL

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: FLOWER INTRODUCTION

Page: 56

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FLOWER INTRODUCTION

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: EARLY-BIRD BLOSSOMS FOR COOL-SEASON COLOR

Page: 56

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EARLY-BIRD BLOSSOMS FOR COOL-SEASON COLOR

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Pages: 62, 64, 65

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FOREIGN LANGUAGES

CRITICAL SKILLS FOR YOUR CHILD'S FUTURE

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: CLASSIC COUNTRY ARMOIRE

Pages: 82, 84, 86

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CLASSIC COUNTRY ARMOIRE

Build this country pine cabinet for a fraction of what you'd pay for an antique. Best of all, it knocks down so you don't have to wrestle with a behemoth on moving day.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: WAKE UP A ROOM WITH SHEETS

Page: 91

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WAKE UP A ROOM WITH SHEETS

It's sew easy to turn a bedroom or guest room into a true sleeping beauty. All you need are sheets, pillowcases, and our Butterick, order-by-mail sewing pattern.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: FOR HOME AND FAMILY

Page: 93

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FOR HOME AND FAMILY

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: PORTABLE DESK AND STORAGE CLIPBOARD

Page: 94

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PORTABLE DESK AND STORAGE CLIPBOARD

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: MULTIFUNCTION CALCULATOR

Page: 94

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MULTIFUNCTION CALCULATOR

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: DIGITAL TEMPERATURE ALARM AND INDICATOR

Page: 97

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DIGITAL TEMPERATURE ALARM AND INDICATOR

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: TRIPLE-PURPOSE LIGHT WITH RECHARGABLE BATTERIES

Page: 97

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TRIPLE-PURPOSE LIGHT WITH RECHARGABLE BATTERIES

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: KEEP YOUR TV IN TOP FORM

Page: 98

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KEEP YOUR TV IN TOP FORM

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: THE NIFTY NEW MINIVANS

Pages: 100, 101, 102, 105

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THE NIFTY NEW MINIVANS

HARDWORKING, SPACIOUS, AND FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: CLOCKS TO WATCH

Page: 106

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CLOCKS TO WATCH

In up-to-the-minute and timeless designs, clocks are a striking addition to any decor.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: WORKING WITH A CONTRACTOR

Page: 111

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WORKING WITH A CONTRACTOR

Halfway through your remodeling project, with dust hanging thick in the air, you decide to make a change in plans. Your contractor may put up some resistance, knowing that complications can wreak havoc with the work schedule. Here's a strategy that will help you make your case.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: TWO WAYS TO UPDATE A TIRED TRACT HOUSE

Pages: 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129

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TWO WAYS TO UPDATE A TIRED TRACT HOUSE

Iook-alike ranch homes-- long on livability, short on style-- are the Cinderellas of the '80s. Once ignored, these tract-house treasures are being sculpted into highly personal family oases.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: NUTRITION INFORMATION

Page: 136

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NUTRITION INFORMATION

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: MEASURING UP

Page: 150

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MEASURING UP

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: HOW TO ORDER

Page: 168

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HOW TO ORDER

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: VICTORIAN SAWTOOTH

Page: 171

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VICTORIAN SAWTOOTH

A BEFITTING FENCE

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: MAY FLOWERS

Pages: 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 182

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MAY FLOWERS

Nine separate designs bloom on our May Flowers sampler to create a cross-stitch garden of delight. Cluster the motifs as shown or sprinkle them across a variety of fresh-as -spring projects. Use our full-color charts and DMC floss for easy stitching.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: TAPESTRY'S COMEBACK

Page: 185

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TAPESTRY'S COMEBACK

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: THE BEST LOW-COST FAMILY VACATIONS

Pages: 188, 191, 192, 194, 196, 198, 199

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THE BEST LOW-COST FAMILY VACATIONS

Remember as a child, waking up early on vacation day? Mom and Dad already had the suitcases packed. Ahead lay sights you'd seen only in books. When summer comes, it'll be your turn to pack those suitcases and take the family someplace new. Good times await and so do memories. Choose the style vacation you like; then turn these pages to find out more.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: NEW IDEAS FOR FAMILY TRAVELERS

Page: 202

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NEW IDEAS FOR FAMILY TRAVELERS

GUIDEBOOKS AND TOURS WITH KIDS IN MIND

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: WHAT EVERY GOOD DOG SHOULD KNOW

Pages: 205, 207

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WHAT EVERY GOOD DOG SHOULD KNOW

That wonderfully intelligent dog of yours may know how to sit up, shake hands, and roll over. But has it learned to wait patiently for its evening meal or stay in the yard unattended? Teaching these and other basic canine manners takes just minutes each day. Here's how to make your pet a well-respected member of the family.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1988 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 208, 209, 210, 212

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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 May 1988 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 214

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

"The teen years are a little like spring cleaning," suggests high school principal Ron Drury. "Things are thrown into a mess for a while, but eventually everything gets straightened out."

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