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

Page: 11

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EDITOR'S LETTER

In this issue, you'll find "Adding On," a feature beginning on page 107. It shows three great remodeling projects, beautifully pictured and full of ideas-- just the sort of story you'd expect in this magazine. But, you get a bonus with this story because these remodelings were done by three of the folks here at Better Homes and Gardens: Editorial Director Doris Eby, Associate Art Director Brad Hong, and Building Ideas Editor Greg Cook.

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

Page: 28

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FOR HOME AND FAMILY

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: PERSONALITY PROFILE

Page: 32

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PERSONALITY PROFILE

Personality decorating means putting yourself in the picture. So states Better Homes and Gardens Decorating with Personal Style, and the engaging volume proves the point with page after page of charismatic interiors. This home and others show you how to get personal with your rooms.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: GOURMET CROPS

Pages: 37, 38, 39, 40, 42

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GOURMET CROPS

There's a baby boom in my backyard! It started last summer when I grew a bunch of little vegetables in my garden. Often called miniatures or babies, this new generation of tiny, gourmet vegetable varieties is bound to charm you, too.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: SMART SHOPPING STRATEGIES

Pages: 46, 47

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SMART SHOPPING STRATEGIES

Electronics products are probably the hottest bargains around-- IF you know what you're doing.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: TRAMP ART

Pages: 52, 53, 54, 58, 60

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TRAMP ART

Tramp art carves its way forward as a hot item of collectible folk art! Notch and layer these contemporary examples from soft wood, then top them off with a special aged-paint finish for added charm.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: TROUBLE ON THE ROAD

Page: 64

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TROUBLE ON THE ROAD

When a warning light glares on your dash or a needle suddenly swings out of line, should you pull over immediately? What do unusual noises or smells mean? Not all warning signals mean disaster. But don't ignore them, either. Here's a chart to help.

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

Pages: 69, 70, 71, 72

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WHAT'S HAPPENING TO AMERICAN FAMILIES?

As the '80s begin to give way to the '90s, American families face awesome new challenges. We'd like to hear how your family is coping, how you're doing.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: THE PERFECT TIME FOR ANOTHER BABY

Page: 75

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THE PERFECT TIME FOR ANOTHER BABY

Will your older child be ready for the arrival of a new baby in the house? Proper spacing can help, and so can our problem-solving techniques.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: GROW YOUR OWN BRIGHT BEGONIAS

Page: 76

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GROW YOUR OWN BRIGHT BEGONIAS

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: GIVE PEAS A HEAD START

Page: 76

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GIVE PEAS A HEAD START

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: SWEET ALYSSUM FOR SUMMER COLOR

Page: 76

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SWEET ALYSSUM FOR SUMMER COLOR

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: READER MAILBOX

Page: 76

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READER MAILBOX

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: NEW SENIOR COMMUNITIES

Pages: 79, 80

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NEW SENIOR COMMUNITIES

As the choices among special-service communities for the elderly grow, so do the potential problems. Here's advice for anyone in your family who is considering this lifestyle option.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: TEACHING FITNESS

Page: 84

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TEACHING FITNESS

Today's children are flabbier than those of a generation ago. A noted expert explains what's wrong and what you can do about it.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: CHICKEN CHECKLIST

Page: 91

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CHICKEN CHECKLIST

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: BREAKING WITH TRADITION

Page: 98

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BREAKING WITH TRADITION

For Charles and Janet Leavitt, their bookish family room represents a compromise in tastes: He likes the dignity of traditional design; she prefers the kick of contemporary. Here's how the couple arrived at the best of both worlds:

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: COUNTDOWN TO COLLEGE

Pages: 101, 102

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COUNTDOWN TO COLLEGE

Savvy students start planning for college in eighth grade. Here's how to make sure your child gets into those hallowed halls.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: CONVERTIBLE MORTGAGES

Page: 103

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CONVERTIBLE MORTGAGES

Adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) that allow you to convert later to a fixed-rate loan were hot last spring, when rates spiked up sharply. But even with rates relatively flat, such convertible mortgages are worth considering. Up to half of all lenders now offer these loans.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: 9 TO 5: IT'S A DOG'S LIFE

Pages: 104, 105

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9 TO 5: IT'S A DOG'S LIFE

Chances are your dog finds the Monday-through-Friday workweek a real drag, and a discontented canine can display displeasure at being left home alone in a variety of unsavory ways. What can you do to satisfy Rex from 9 to 5?

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: ADDING ON!

Pages: 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 173

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ADDING ON!

THE COOKS: "We bought our little split-foyer for the neighborhood. The house itself was barely big enough for a family of five, and we knew from the start we'd have to add on."

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: Q&A

Pages: 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119

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Q&A

QUESTION: What can I do with big bare walls? I'm tired of my old picture arrangement.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: GARAGE WALL WORKSHOP

Pages: 120, 121

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GARAGE WALL WORKSHOP

"Our two-car garage is really quite narrow, so we organized it with storage and workbenches squeezed against the walls. There's no dead space with slim, adjustable shelving, and Peg-Board makes efficient use of space."

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: THE ULTIMATE BATH

Pages: 122, 123, 124, 125

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THE ULTIMATE BATH

Enter the private refuge of our master bath and leave daily cares and hassles behind. Inside, you will find a bevy of ideas-- both practical and pretty.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: MIX & MATCH

Pages: 126, 127

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MIX & MATCH

Break the rules! Today's hot table setters mix old with new, florals with geometries, and plain with fancy. Use our guidelines and see how simple it is.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: FAT FACTS

Page: 159

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FAT FACTS

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: TILE WITH STYLE

Page: 162

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TILE WITH STYLE

New finishes and textures in ceramic tile make it easy to bring color and pattern to any room in the house. With a little imagination, you can create your own unique look.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: STEP-BY-STEP BUILDING COUNTRY WORKTABLE

Pages: 166, 169, 170

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STEP-BY-STEP BUILDING COUNTRY WORKTABLE

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

Page: 174

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HOW TO ORDER

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1988 Magazine Article: CANADA!

Pages: 176, 178, 180

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CANADA!

Canada's parklands embrace a wonderful diversity of vacation worlds, from whale-watching sites on coastal promontories to wilderness trails on some of our continent's most dramatic mountain ranges. There are vast lake parks for canoeing, ocean parks for beachcombing, family parks with pools and golf courses.

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

Pages: 182, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189

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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 March 1988 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 190

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Our town's Young Business Leader of the Year, Barb Newton, was pleased that her parents, who live in another state, could attend the award dinner. Her father, she said, enjoyed hearing all the nice things that were said about Barb, and her mother believed every one of them.

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