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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: AND THE WINNERS ARE ...

Page: 13

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AND THE WINNERS ARE ...

More than 9,000 of you entered our Home Improvement Contest last year. In this issue, beginning on page 77, you'll see the winners. These projects are full of great ideas, beautifully carried out to the last detail. Unfortunately, what we don't have room to show you are the thousands of other entries also chock-full of great ideas.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: CHOICE

Pages: 18, 20, 21

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CHOICE

Around the country, people are talking about an issue that could change the face of public education: Choice. Quite simply, it means giving parents the option to choose their child's school.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: TOGETHERNESS THAT COUNTS

Page: 23

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TOGETHERNESS THAT COUNTS

We know that what we eat affects our health and physical well-being. However, it's becoming increasingly apparent that how and with whom we eat is very important, too. Recent research, for instance, shows the significance of a regularly scheduled family meal; parents and children are more emotionally fit when they eat meals together.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: WHO WILL CARE FOR MOM AND DAD?

Pages: 32, 34

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WHO WILL CARE FOR MOM AND DAD?

Most elderly Americans are hale and hearty. But when illness or infirmity does strike seniors, their children come running. Here's how to prepare for the day when it's your turn to help.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: HOW DID YOU CATCH THAT?

Pages: 46, 48, 49

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HOW DID YOU CATCH THAT?

It's tougher to get sick than you might think. Here's a look at how some common maladies are transmitted-- and how to combat them.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: MENOPAUSE MYTHS

Pages: 54, 55

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MENOPAUSE MYTHS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: MEDICAL NEWS YOU CAN USE

Page: 54

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MEDICAL NEWS YOU CAN USE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: DON'T DITCH THE SUNSCREEN

Page: 55

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DON'T DITCH THE SUNSCREEN

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: HEADACHE TEST

Page: 55

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HEADACHE TEST

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: DECORATOR'S ALMANAC

Pages: 57, 58, 60

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DECORATOR'S ALMANAC

STYLE CROP Autumn colors and shapes move inside. Look for a bounty of leaves and berries on richly hued fabrics, wall coverings, accents.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: PERSONALITY DECORATING

Pages: 62, 64, 66

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PERSONALITY DECORATING

Want to find a look you'll love to come home to? Don't follow fleeting design trends: follow your heart. Folks everywhere are getting personal with color, furnishing-- style.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: DECORATING Q & A

Page: 68

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DECORATING Q & A

Do you have a question about furnishing your home? We're here to help! Drop us a line, and the BH&G Decorating Editors will help you solve your decorating problems in this column.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: THE CENTER OF ATTENTION

Page: 69

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THE CENTER OF ATTENTION

Forget that tired old candlestick group or plastic bouquet. Here's where to look for the makings of a one-of-a-kind centerpiece.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: GARDENER'S LOG

Page: 72

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GARDENER'S LOG

St. Louis roadsides come alive with color every spring, thanks to a community effort called Operation Brightside. Dedicated to putting their hometown on the map as the "City of Daffodils," the group has planted 5½ million daffodil bulbs along the main highways entering the city, and is adding another 1¼ million this fall.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: $11,000 GRAND-PRIZE WINNER

Pages: 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 84

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$11,000 GRAND-PRIZE WINNER

"Our dream house has become a reality. We learned so much, and it went so fast; it almost makes you want to build another house."

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: $1,000 FIRST-PRIZE INTERIOR

Pages: 86, 87, 88

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$1,000 FIRST-PRIZE INTERIOR

"My husband prefers a modern European look. I have a penchant for antiques."

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: $5,000 GRAND-PRIZE RUNNER-UP

Page: 93

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$5,000 GRAND-PRIZE RUNNER-UP

"To get the best value for our money, we paid as we went-- and did it all ourselves!"

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: $1,000 FIRST-PRIZE KITCHEN

Pages: 94, 95

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$1,000 FIRST-PRIZE KITCHEN

"We planned where everything was to go. We even measured for the height of the cereal boxes to be sure they'd fit on the shelves."

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: $5,000 GRAND-PRIZE RUNNER-UP

Pages: 96, 97, 99

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$5,000 GRAND-PRIZE RUNNER-UP

"Our children wanted their own bedrooms and we wanted a master suite. Nothing on the market suited our needs, so we decided to add on."

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: $1,000 FIRST-PRIZE EXTERIOR

Page: 102

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$1,000 FIRST-PRIZE EXTERIOR

"We took a dated ranch and created a home that's clean and classic. We like to think we gave it lots of character."

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: $1,000 FIRST-PRIZE OUTDOOR

Pages: 105, 107, 109, 110, 112

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$1,000 FIRST-PRIZE OUTDOOR

"We do a lot of cooking here, and it's where we eat on weekends."

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: WELCOMING WREATHS

Pages: 114, 116, 119

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WELCOMING WREATHS

October's crisp, dry days turn summer's greenery subtly golden or brilliantly brassy. Snap up the seasonal beauty of such natural materials-- and add a cordial touch to your front door-- with these autumn wreaths.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: SLEEPING BEAUTIES

Page: 120

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SLEEPING BEAUTIES

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: PLAYFUL PAINTED PIECES

Page: 123

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PLAYFUL PAINTED PIECES

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: THE POTTERY PROBLEM

Page: 156

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THE POTTERY PROBLEM

Your colorful pottery collection, it's a delight on display, but is it a danger on the dinner table? The bright bowls from Mexico or the charming pitcher from the flea market may catch your eye, but they may not be safe for storing or serving food. Here's why:

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: HOW TO ORDER

Page: 165

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HOW TO ORDER

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: 13 WAYS TO SAVE ON CAR INSURANCE

Page: 166

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13 WAYS TO SAVE ON CAR INSURANCE

You don't have to be a revolutionary to understand the fervor that fueled California's voter revolt and the passage of Proposition 103. Anyone who owns a car knows what inspired the law ordering insurers to roll back auto premiums for all drivers and to knock an extra 20 percent off rates for good drivers:

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: A WHALE OF A PROJECT

Page: 168

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A WHALE OF A PROJECT

You don't have room for another pet? No problem. When you adopt this one, it doesn't come home with you.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: SPECIAL VISA CARD BENEFITS ASPCA

Page: 168

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SPECIAL VISA CARD BENEFITS ASPCA

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: YOUR AGING PET

Page: 168

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YOUR AGING PET

Fido and Fluffy are living to ripe old ages these days. Here are some things you can do to keep your aging pet in tip-top condition:

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: AMERICA'S HISTORICAL CITIES

Pages: 173, 174, 177, 178, 181, 182

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AMERICA'S HISTORICAL CITIES

Boston is a city for walking: America's history-- from pre-Revolutionary days to the bold present-- reveals itself on every block. Church graveyards shelter patriots' remains. Colonial town houses grace gaslit streets.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1989 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191

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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 1989 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 192

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Congressman Nick Hanfli calls October the most beautiful month of the year. "Especially," he adds, "when it's one before a nonelection November."

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