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

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EDITOR'S LETTER

Every five years or so since 1972, we've asked you to take some of your valuable time to help us put together a comprehensive report on the condition of the American family.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: PLAIN WHITE AND LOTS OF LOOKS

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PLAIN WHITE AND LOTS OF LOOKS

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: TABLECLOTHS BY THE YARD

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TABLECLOTHS BY THE YARD

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: PUMPKIN SOUP BOWL

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PUMPKIN SOUP BOWL

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: MAKE IT YOURSELF

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MAKE IT YOURSELF

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: LEMON TREE

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LEMON TREE

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: HEIRLOOM PRESENCE

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HEIRLOOM PRESENCE

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: MAJOLICA MADNESS

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MAJOLICA MADNESS

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: WHAT'S HAPPENING TO AMERICAN FAMILIES?

Pages: 29, 30, 34, 37, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 49, 51, 53, 55, 60

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WHAT'S HAPPENING TO AMERICAN FAMILIES?

In the early 1970s, the divorce rate was skyrocketing. Many young and not-so-young adults wildly embraced a philosophy of sexual liberation. Middle-income wives and mothers stormed the gates of corporate America in search of equal opportunity employment. Trend watchers grimly forecast the demise of the American family.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: BANKING ON GOOD GRADES

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BANKING ON GOOD GRADES

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: COME SATURDAY MORNING

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COME SATURDAY MORNING

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: CLOSING UP SHOP

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CLOSING UP SHOP

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: FASHION GETS AN F

Page: 63

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FASHION GETS AN F

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: STUDYING THE AMERICAN RESOLUTION

Page: 65

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STUDYING THE AMERICAN RESOLUTION

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: IF YOU CAN READ THIS, THANK TV?

Page: 65

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IF YOU CAN READ THIS, THANK TV?

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: WHAT TO DO ABOUT A BAD REPORT CARD

Page: 66

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WHAT TO DO ABOUT A BAD REPORT CARD

It's report card time, your child's grades are in-- and they aren't good. Some are downright awful, in fact. You ask for an explanation, but all you get is a sheepish look, a shrug, and "I don't know." What do you do now?

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: THE ABCs OF HOME HEALTH CARE

Pages: 68, 70, 71

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THE ABCs OF HOME HEALTH CARE

Hospital care is coming home-- and with good reason. Chances are you'll get well faster (and for less money) in a familiar setting with family and friends nearby. Here's how to find quality home care.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: CHEAP THRILLS

Pages: 72, 75

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CHEAP THRILLS

Hope is alive and well on the shelves of your local discount store. That's where you'll find enough cheap exercise equipment to outfit a gymnasium. But are these devices, replete with promises of quick fitness, worth their small cost? That was the question I set out to answer.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: Beecham Inc.

Pages: 78, 79

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Beecham Inc.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: HOME TEST SAVVY

Page: 80

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HOME TEST SAVVY

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: READING A PRESCRIPTION

Page: 80

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READING A PRESCRIPTION

Your good health may depend on a few hastily scribbled notes on a prescription pad. Here's how to decode that crucial message so you can compare it to the instructions from your doctor and druggist.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: JUST SAY, 'DANCE!'

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JUST SAY, 'DANCE!'

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: WANTED: MEN FOR AEROBICS

Page: 86

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WANTED: MEN FOR AEROBICS

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: MEDICAL ALERT PRODUCTS

Page: 90

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MEDICAL ALERT PRODUCTS

In a medical emergency, seconds count. Medical alert devices can buy a little extra time for you or for someone you love. Although some are expensive, many of these useful products cost very little.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: COMBINATION SPACES

Pages: 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101

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COMBINATION SPACES

Make the most of your time at home by combining eating with socializing, work with relaxation, and bathing with dressing. Here are three logical layouts that show you how.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: 5 GREAT LOOKS FROM 5 GREAT GALLERIES

Pages: 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 116

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5 GREAT LOOKS FROM 5 GREAT GALLERIES

FURNITURE SHOPPING is idea shopping today. New galleries, each showcasing a manufacturer's furniture and accessories in homey settings, offer more than merchandise. The bonuses:

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: GREAT LOOKS, GREAT GALLERIES

Page: 120

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GREAT LOOKS, GREAT GALLERIES

Are you ready to shop for some furnishings and decorating ideas for your place? Take a look at this listing of gallery-style furniture stores near you; many of these have duplicated the room settings shown in the decorating story beginning on page 103.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: THE NEW TELEPHONES

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THE NEW TELEPHONES

New technology, stylish design, and a wide choice of features make the new phones ideal gifts.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE

Pages: 124, 126

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FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE

Four-wheel drive (4WD) is no longer just for brawny off-road vehicles. More and more manufacturers now offer the option on sedans and station wagons, and the trend is growing. But 4WD can be costly. Know what you're buying-- and why.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: DESERT IN A DISH

Pages: 128, 130

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DESERT IN A DISH

Capture the spirit of the Southwest with a desert garden of cacti and succulents. Perfect for a sunny tabletop or counter, your miniature desert will require almost no care to keep it in top form this winter.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: GROW YOUR OWN ELEGANT ORCHIDS

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GROW YOUR OWN ELEGANT ORCHIDS

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: PERSONALIZED MAILBOX

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PERSONALIZED MAILBOX

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: GET READY FOR WINTER

Page: 132

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GET READY FOR WINTER

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: STEINHARDT CONSERVATORY

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STEINHARDT CONSERVATORY

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: READER TIP

Page: 132

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READER TIP

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: BROTHER & SISTER DOLLS

Pages: 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141, 143, 144

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BROTHER & SISTER DOLLS

Christmas comes but once a year, but our rag-basket pals bring loads of fun yearlong. Make Sally and Sam now for Christmas giving from plain old muslin and bits of yarn. With just a few basic patterns and scraps of colorful fabric, you'll get a whole wardrobe of clothing.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: THE MEXICAN RIVIERA

Pages: 202, 204, 206, 208

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THE MEXICAN RIVIERA

That golden California sunshine doesn't end at the U.S. border; it gets better as you head along Mexico's west coast: Palm-lined beaches extend for over 1,000 miles. The sleepy villages along this coast may remind you of the real Riviera. But the luxury hotels down this way offer bargains you'd never find in Europe.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: MUSIC TO SOOTHE THE SAVAGE BEAST

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MUSIC TO SOOTHE THE SAVAGE BEAST

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: PET PERFUMES

Page: 211

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PET PERFUMES

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: PICKUP DOG INJURIES

Page: 211

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PICKUP DOG INJURIES

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

Pages: 213, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219

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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 November 1988 Magazine Article: HOW TO ORDER

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HOW TO ORDER

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1988 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 220

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Flattery, says the Rev. George Hall, is a lot like junk mail: Most of it is worthless, but you just can't help looking through it in the hope of finding a surprise.

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