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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: EDITOR'S LETTER

Page: 18

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EDITOR'S LETTER

The central theme of this issue is "The Good Life," and that's as it should be, because Better Homes and GardensĀ® magazine stands for the good life for American families. We've been providing ideas and inspiration to help families achieve the good life for more than 66 years.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: SUMMER DROUGHT HITS HOME

Pages: 28, 30

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SUMMER DROUGHT HITS HOME

It was an inhospitable year out here in farm country. Day after day, Margie and I would scan the skies for clouds to the southwest, from which our rain is most likely to come.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: IS YOUR CHILD BEING TRACKED FOR FAILURE?

Pages: 34, 36

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IS YOUR CHILD BEING TRACKED FOR FAILURE?

Segregating children into high-ability and lowability groups-- tracking-- gets a failing grade from most education experts. Yet, despite exhaustive research on the dangers of tracking, your children are still likely to be funneled into groups that label them for life.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: FREE-AND-EASY TABLE ACCENTS

Page: 66

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FREE-AND-EASY TABLE ACCENTS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: BEADED WALLS MAKE A COMEBACK

Page: 66

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BEADED WALLS MAKE A COMEBACK

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: BACK TO THE FARM

Page: 66

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BACK TO THE FARM

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: LACE IS MORE FOR FRILLY FINESSE

Page: 66

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LACE IS MORE FOR FRILLY FINESSE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: WIN A TRIP OR A CEDAR CHEST

Page: 66

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WIN A TRIP OR A CEDAR CHEST

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: ARCHITECTURAL METALS

Page: 68

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ARCHITECTURAL METALS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: 'RTA' MEANS STYLE ON A BUDGET

Page: 68

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'RTA' MEANS STYLE ON A BUDGET

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: PICTURESQUE FABRICS

Page: 68

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PICTURESQUE FABRICS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: FURNITURE AS ACCESSORIES

Page: 68

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FURNITURE AS ACCESSORIES

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: FURNITURE AS ART

Page: 68

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FURNITURE AS ART

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: FAT FURNITURE

Page: 68

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FAT FURNITURE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: THE RETURN OF OPULENCE

Page: 70

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THE RETURN OF OPULENCE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: ANTIQUITY UNDERFOOT

Page: 70

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ANTIQUITY UNDERFOOT

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: ROOMS WITH A MEMORY

Page: 70

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ROOMS WITH A MEMORY

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: REFRESH WITH VINTAGE SCENTS

Page: 70

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REFRESH WITH VINTAGE SCENTS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: LINES OF DISTINCTION

Page: 70

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LINES OF DISTINCTION

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: TIMELY ACCENTS WITH ANTIQUE FLAIR

Page: 70

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TIMELY ACCENTS WITH ANTIQUE FLAIR

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: THE GOOD LIFE

Pages: 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83

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THE GOOD LIFE

More and more of us are hanging around the house these days--and loving it. Having time--making time--to dig in the garden, to settle back with a good book, or to putter in the kitchen seems the ultimate luxury. Call it what you will--nesting, "cocooning," being a homebody--the trend is all about do ing what you love, living with the things you love, and sharing with those you love.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: WIN A TRIP!

Page: 89

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WIN A TRIP!

Twenty-five finalists will be selected, and the following winners will be chosen: GRAND PRIZE-- Eight days, seven nights for two in Jamaica. Includes accommodations at the Half Moon Club, Montego Bay, and travel on Air Jamaica from the Air Jamaica gateway city nearest to the winner. (Trip must be taken between May 1 and October 31, 1989.)

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: NORTHERN SIGHTS

Pages: 90, 92

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NORTHERN SIGHTS

Quality and classic beauty have long been hallmarks of fine Nordic design. This trend-setting seating from the Scandinavian Furniture Fair carries on the tradition in style! Watch for these new-age immigrants--they'll be arriving soon.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: BUYING A BRAND-NEW HOUSE

Pages: 96, 97

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BUYING A BRAND-NEW HOUSE

The days of 6-percent financing and no money down are probably gone forever, but a new house is still within reach for middle-income families. You just have to look a little harder to find a good deal. Here are some clues to make the search easier.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: NEW FAMILY HOUSES FOR $125,000 OR LESS!

Pages: 99, 101, 102, 104, 106, 108, 110

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NEW FAMILY HOUSES FOR $125,000 OR LESS!

Swinging the deal on a new house takes more clout these days, but that dream home you've been saving for is still within reach. To back our claim, we invite you to tour 13 homes that we visited during our recent coast-to-coast survey of new housing for middle-income families. Our sampling blankets the country-- even the areas where a new home supposedly is out of reach for most buyers.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: FINANCING A NEW $125,000 HOME

Pages: 112, 114, 116

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FINANCING A NEW $125,000 HOME

You CAN get a loan for your dream home, like those we show on pages 99 through 110. But it takes eyes-open planning, plus some savvy shopping and trade-offs.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: NEW WALL SYSTEM

Pages: 118, 120

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NEW WALL SYSTEM

Have you noticed those store displays that hang on the wall with little or no means of visible support? How do they do that? Most likely, those displays are clinging to a product called slatwall.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: FALL GARDENING

Page: 123

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FALL GARDENING

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: BERRIED SHRUBS FOR AUTUMN COLOR

Page: 123

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BERRIED SHRUBS FOR AUTUMN COLOR

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: DAFFODILS

Pages: 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129

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DAFFODILS

By planting daffodils this month, you can discover the joys of buried treasure next spring. The autumn sun on your back, the dog at your side, it's reassuring to know that just beyond winter's gloom lies the promise of spring bloom.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: THE ART OF ARRANGING

Pages: 132, 133, 134, 135

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THE ART OF ARRANGING

Summer's pesky weeds take on a whole new look in the fall, with rich textures and subtle colors perfect for an autumn bouquet.

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

Page: 136

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HOW TO ORDER

You can duplicate the explosions of spring color shown by our Garden Editors on pages 124 to 129 with the Daffodil Gallery Collection specially selected for readers of Better Homes and Gardens magazine.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: TOTS 'N' COMPUTERS

Page: 141

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TOTS 'N' COMPUTERS

From animated puzzles to talking word-processors, new computer software lets small-fry enjoy a grown-up machine.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 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, carbohydrate, cholesterol, sodium, potassium, and dietary fiber help you keep tabs on what you eat.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: SAFE DRIVING NEAR TRUCKS

Page: 182

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SAFE DRIVING NEAR TRUCKS

Although most big-truck drivers are pros, the size and mechanics of their rigs create driving challenges that you may not think about as a car driver. These tips will help you anticipate-- and avoid-- problems.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1988 Magazine Article: HAWAII'S HIDDEN WONDERS

Pages: 189, 190, 192, 194, 197

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HAWAII'S HIDDEN WONDERS

A Native of the Islands Shows Families How to Enjoy A Vacation of Discovery, Adventure, and Fun!

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

Pages: 198, 200, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205

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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 1988 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 206

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Some folks look for signs of an early winter in the behavior of the squirrels or the fuzzy coats of caterpillars, but Dick Norman says he's found that the cold is no more than two weeks away from the day Isabel suggests that they put up the storm windows.

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