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

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EDITOR'S LETTER

At a dinner party my wife and I attended not long ago, one of the women told about a church cookie exchange. Everybody was supposed to bring a favorite recipe, and something like nine women brought the same Better Homes and Gardens recipe.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: LOVEKNOT BENCH

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LOVEKNOT BENCH

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: THREE HARDY NEWCOMERS

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THREE HARDY NEWCOMERS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: DOGWOODS FOR SPRING BLOOMS

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DOGWOODS FOR SPRING BLOOMS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: HOUSING BOOM FOR BIRDS

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HOUSING BOOM FOR BIRDS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: CLAY POTS ARE BACK

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CLAY POTS ARE BACK

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: SELF-IRRIGATING RAISED BED

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SELF-IRRIGATING RAISED BED

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: COPE WITH A SLOPE

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COPE WITH A SLOPE

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: FRONT YARD FRAGRANCE

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FRONT YARD FRAGRANCE

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: TRY SCARLET RUNNER BEANS

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TRY SCARLET RUNNER BEANS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: MAKE ROOM FOR GARLIC CHIVES

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MAKE ROOM FOR GARLIC CHIVES

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: CRAFT A COTTAGE GARDEN

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CRAFT A COTTAGE GARDEN

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: AQUATIC PLEASURES

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AQUATIC PLEASURES

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: STORE-ANYWHERE WHEELBARROW

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STORE-ANYWHERE WHEELBARROW

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: BLOOMING BOULEVARDS

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BLOOMING BOULEVARDS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: NAILING HAMMERS

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NAILING HAMMERS

Select the right hammer for the job-- if in doubt, ask a reputable hardware dealer to advise you which will work best. Use a hammer only for its intended purpose and store it properly, and it'll reward you with a lifetime of dependability.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: 4 TERRIFIC EXTERIOR MAKEOVERS

Pages: 33, 34, 36, 38

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4 TERRIFIC EXTERIOR MAKEOVERS

Repainting a home requires that you choose three colors: the field color-- for siding or brick, the trim color-- for borders around windows and doors and the soffit and fascia, and an accent color-- for shutters, the front door and any other small details.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: WALL COVERINGS FOR CHILDREN'S ROOMS

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WALL COVERINGS FOR CHILDREN'S ROOMS

A wealth of kid-style, mix-and-match wall coverings, borders, and fabrics makes dressing up a room as fun and easy as child's play. Stretch your imagination-- and your decorating dollar-- with these ideas:

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: GOOD NEWS ABOUT LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE

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GOOD NEWS ABOUT LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE

Just a year ago, we ran a brief article in Better Homes and Gardens about nursing-home insurance. Though the coverage wasn't widely available then, interest in the topic was intense, judging from the letters we received.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: DOES IT STILL PAY TO DO AN IRA?

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DOES IT STILL PAY TO DO AN IRA?

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: BIWEEKLY MORTGAGES MAY TAKE OFF

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BIWEEKLY MORTGAGES MAY TAKE OFF

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: KINDERGARTEN STRATEGIES FOR TODAY

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KINDERGARTEN STRATEGIES FOR TODAY

Is your child ready for the academic rat race that today's kindergartens of fer? Does it do any good to hold kids back?

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: FLYING IN THE FACE OF FEAR

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FLYING IN THE FACE OF FEAR

Deb Raymond had flown for years, with no qualms whatsoever. Then, for no apparent reason, she panicked. Without warning, her hands turned icy, her heart pounded, and she broke out in a sweat. Each flight made it worse. On the third trip in two months, she suddenly grabbed a total stranger next to her and asked if they were going to crash.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: RUN THIS WAY?

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RUN THIS WAY?

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: JUGGLING AND STRESS

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JUGGLING AND STRESS

Got too many balls in the air? Juggling can help reduce that stress. "It's hard to think of the day's problems when you're wondering how the heck you're going to catch the ball," says Bill Giduz, past president of the International Juggler's Association.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: READING ON THE RUN

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READING ON THE RUN

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: FOR A CHANGE OF PACE

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FOR A CHANGE OF PACE

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: THE EYES HAVE IT

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THE EYES HAVE IT

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: MUSCLES FROM THOSE MARIGOLDS?

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MUSCLES FROM THOSE MARIGOLDS?

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: ANSWERS TO THOSE QUESTIONS YOU'RE EMBARRASSED TO ASK

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ANSWERS TO THOSE QUESTIONS YOU'RE EMBARRASSED TO ASK

Oh, those silly questions. You know the type-- the ones you never ask because you just know your doctor will laugh. The editors finally screwed up their courage and asked Dr. Michael Oppenheim to put an end to those nagging doubts.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: SPRINGTIME PILL SAVVY

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SPRINGTIME PILL SAVVY

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: SHAKING THE SALT HABIT

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SHAKING THE SALT HABIT

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: NEW PAP TEST GUIDELINES

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NEW PAP TEST GUIDELINES

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: A RULE OF THUMB FOR SUCKERS

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A RULE OF THUMB FOR SUCKERS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: DISPOSABLE LENSES COMING

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DISPOSABLE LENSES COMING

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: TAKE A HIKE, DOC!

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TAKE A HIKE, DOC!

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: A PERIL OF DOING PUSH-UPS

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A PERIL OF DOING PUSH-UPS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: BEDS BOTHER RESEARCHER

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BEDS BOTHER RESEARCHER

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: CARING FOR KIDS: SPLINTERS

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CARING FOR KIDS: SPLINTERS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: CARING FOR KIDS: CUTS AND SCRAPES

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CARING FOR KIDS: CUTS AND SCRAPES

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: CARING FOR KIDS: POISON IVY/OAK

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CARING FOR KIDS: POISON IVY/OAK

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: CARING FOR KIDS: BURNS

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CARING FOR KIDS: BURNS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: ITCHING

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ITCHING

That scratchy, burning feeling can drive you to distraction. Luckily, you can treat most common itching problems at home. Here's how:

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

Pages: 79, 80, 81, 82

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WHAT'S HAPPENING TO AMERICAN FAMILIES?

Is it the dawning of a golden age of family life in America? Or are today's families in deep trouble? We at Better Homes and Gardens magazine invite you to tell us what you think.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: DRIVING SAFELY

Pages: 84, 87, 88

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DRIVING SAFELY

The technique of "visual driving" could be the most important safety skill you and your family ever learn. Here's what to consider.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: PERENNIALS

Pages: 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97

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PERENNIALS

For spring-to-fall garden color, you can't beat perennials. These fuss-free flowers remain in the garden and blossom year after year. To show you how you can create your own ever-blooming flower show, we visited the idea-filled garden of Virginia Burney Bach and her husband Dick.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: INDOOR/OUTDOOR REMODELING

Pages: 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105

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INDOOR/OUTDOOR REMODELING

INDOOR/OUTDOOR REMODELING THREE FAMILIES REVAMP, OPEN UP, LANDSCAPE, AND ENJOY!

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: LITTLE GETAWAYS

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LITTLE GETAWAYS

LITTLE GETAWAYS Places to Read, Relax, and Renew

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: NUTRITION INFORMATION

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NUTRITION INFORMATION

With each recipe we give important nutrition information. This information, which includes calorie count of individual servings and the amount, in grams, of protein, fat, carbohydrate, cholesterol, sodium, potassium, and dietary fiber, helps you keep tabs on what you eat.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: HEAD-START COOKING

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HEAD-START COOKING

Prepare a little extra for dinner tonight so you'll have the star ingredients for tomorrow night's dinner menu already on hand.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: SEASONING SENSE

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SEASONING SENSE

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: THE 1988 BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTEST!

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THE 1988 BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTEST!

If you're making your home bigger, better, or more beautiful, you could be a winner! We're searching America for the freshest, smartest ideas in home fix-ups. Whether your project is large or small, if it has pizzazz, this contest is for you!

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: INTO THE OUTDOORS

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INTO THE OUTDOORS

To make that family trek safe and fun, get everyone in shape first, dress right, and know what hazards lurk in the wilds.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: TOILET TRAINING, '80s STYLE

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TOILET TRAINING, '80s STYLE

Independence-- not cleanliness-- is the central issue in teaching a child to use the toilet. For the process to work, the child must have almost total control over it. Parents need do little more than arrange so that the child can use the toilet easily.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: ROLL-AROUND PLAY CENTER

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ROLL-AROUND PLAY CENTER

To keep a little body busy, stock this crafty pushcart with favorite games, puzzles, and coloring books. Open, it provides spreadout space for a child kneeling on the floor. A pullout plastic cutlery tray corrals crayons, paints, and markers. Build the cart over a weekend, plus a few evenings for painting the ice-cream motif. Cost: About $90.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: PUSH-BUTTON SEASONING

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PUSH-BUTTON SEASONING

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: SLEEPER KEEPER

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SLEEPER KEEPER

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: CORD-CLUTTER CLEANUP

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CORD-CLUTTER CLEANUP

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: TANGLE-FREE TOOL

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TANGLE-FREE TOOL

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: PETS AND THE ELDERLY

Pages: 170, 173

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PETS AND THE ELDERLY

Furred, finned, and feathered companions can help the elderly live longer, happier lives. In fact, researchers now know that owning a pet will lower people's blood pressure, even make them recover faster from heart attacks and other serious illnesses.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: CHOOSING A CONTRACTOR

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CHOOSING A CONTRACTOR

To do the job right, a remodeling contractor needs talent, experience, and management skills. Be sure the one you hire has those qualifications.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: POPPING THE CORK!

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POPPING THE CORK!

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1988 Magazine Article: LOS ANGELES

Pages: 178, 180, 182, 184

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LOS ANGELES

The World's Movie Mecca Sets the Stage for a Great Family Vacation

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

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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 April 1988 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Burt, Jr., has been great lately about getting home at night on time. Turns out he's not worried about us. He's scared that if he stays out late he might run into the cross-country coach.

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