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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: THE TRUE MEANING OF 'HOME'

Page: 10

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THE TRUE MEANING OF 'HOME'

I've been so touched by the articles Margie Daly has written about homeless families that I've asked her to share her experiences.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: HOME STYLE

Pages: 19, 21

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HOME STYLE

Everybody's got 'em. Wherever you look, stripes abound. Whether bold or subtle, decorating is definitely taking the path of the straight and narrow.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: The Spice of Life

Pages: 24, 25, 26

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The Spice of Life

Having one of the best herb gardens in St. Louis wasn't really in Margy Terpstra's plans. In fact, even though Margy considered herself an avid gardener, she really didn't have much interest in herbs. "Originally all I wanted to grow were a few flowers to brighten the view from our deck," says Margy. "Then, three years ago I signed up for an herb course at the botanical center.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: MINIATURE GALLERY

Page: 28

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MINIATURE GALLERY

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: A HELPING HAND FOR HOME CARE GIVERS

Pages: 33, 34, 36, 37

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A HELPING HAND FOR HOME CARE GIVERS

Every day for the past six years, Margaret Wilson, a 72-year-old retired teacher, has provided practically round-the-clock care for her husband, Warren. She does the housework, laundry, and shopping. She oversees her husband's medical care and manages the family's finances.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: WHEN THE FRESHMAN IS 40

Pages: 44, 45, 46

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WHEN THE FRESHMAN IS 40

How Adults on Campus Balance Family, School, Work-- and the Checkbook

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: PROTECTING WILDLIFE FROM THOUGHTLESS DESTRUCTION

Page: 47

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PROTECTING WILDLIFE FROM THOUGHTLESS DESTRUCTION

We've all done it. We're pic nicking at the beach or in the woods and we carelessly leave garbage be hind, sometimes just a single wrapper or soda can. Then, we get home, turn on the TV, and react with shock and out rage as we hear of elephants being killed by ivory poachers.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: WHEN GOOD KIDS GO BAD

Pages: 48, 49

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WHEN GOOD KIDS GO BAD

Everyone occasionally takes a wrong turn on the road of life

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: FROM DOWDY TO... DYNAMITE!

Pages: 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 58

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FROM DOWDY TO... DYNAMITE!

Keith and Shelley Fevold are all smiles for good reason. They've just transformed their dingy, brown-paneled box of a house into a knock-'em-dead showplace-- and stayed within budget. Their design tactics can reshape your house, too.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: ROUND THE KITCHEN TABLE

Pages: 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70

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ROUND THE KITCHEN TABLE

Now we're cooking with friendlier furnishings and spicier accents. These kitchen eating spots offer fresh recipes for stay-awhile style.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: HELPING HOMELESS FAMILIES

Pages: 78, 80, 81

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HELPING HOMELESS FAMILIES

"The earlier we can work with homeless children, the better," says Dr. Ellen Bassuk, president of The Better Homes'" Foundation (BHF), a national nonprofit organization created in 1988 by Better Homes and GardensĀ®. "With the instability in their lives, many of these children suffer health and developmental problems," explains Dr. Bassuk, who is associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: ENERGY-SMART WINDOWS

Page: 82

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ENERGY-SMART WINDOWS

Your air conditioner works hard to cool you off in summer, but ordinary windows keep letting the heat in. Low-E glass reduces the heat flow and saves the view.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: SECOND TIME AROUND

Page: 86

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SECOND TIME AROUND

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: ROOM FRESHENERS

Pages: 87, 95, 96, 97, 98

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ROOM FRESHENERS

It's sew easy to perk up winter-weary spaces. With our Better Homes and Gardens Designs for Butterick patterns and your fabric, you'll have your rooms in stitches. These sew-your-own projects are as quick as spring lightning to make and just as flashy. Look how sassy stripes and plump pillows-- plus coats of white paint-- coaxed this porch out of its dreary mood in a hurry.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: NO-NONSENSE TOOLS

Page: 88

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NO-NONSENSE TOOLS

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: Fret-Free Flowers

Page: 88

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Fret-Free Flowers

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: Personalized Mailbox

Page: 88

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Personalized Mailbox

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: FOR THE BIRDS

Page: 88

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FOR THE BIRDS

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: FLOWER TOWER

Page: 90

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FLOWER TOWER

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE

Page: 90

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BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: Rose Innovation

Page: 90

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Rose Innovation

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: Garden Classics

Page: 90

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Garden Classics

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: MORNING GLORIES

Pages: 103, 104, 105, 110, 111, 112

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MORNING GLORIES

Enjoy a late weekend morning with the luxury of life's little extras. Pamper yourself with pretty breakfast dishes, hand-trimmed linens, and a short escape from the real world.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: WOOD FLOOR CARE

Page: 116

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WOOD FLOOR CARE

Some cleaning products for hardwood floors call for water. But unless your floor has a certain finish, the Oak Flooring Institute cautions you to avoid such products. Here's why.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: TESTING FOR RADON

Page: 116

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TESTING FOR RADON

Homeowners worried about radon these days also worry about scam artists who ply worthless test kits and services. Where do you turn for help in your buying decision? One resource may be as close as your state's health or radiological department.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: CUTTING HOLES

Page: 118

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CUTTING HOLES

Cutting a hole, round or square, inside the middle of a big piece of any material is easy-- once you know these simple secrets.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: HOUSETOP GUEST ROOM

Page: 119

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HOUSETOP GUEST ROOM

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: TOO MUCH DEBT?

Pages: 121, 123

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TOO MUCH DEBT?

Buying now and paying later is more tempting than ever before-- and even more disastrous for the growing number of families who are burdened by heavy debt.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: MANAGING FAMILY FINANCES

Pages: 124, 125

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MANAGING FAMILY FINANCES

Updates on Today's Popular Programs

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: HANGING GARDENS

Pages: 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132

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HANGING GARDENS

No space for a full-fledged flower garden? Keep your chin up! The sky's the limit when you put walls, fences, gates, and overhangs to work. Look to the growing assortment of hanging baskets and pots to show off your favorite summer blooms.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: BLEACHED FLOORS

Page: 140

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BLEACHED FLOORS

Bleached and white- or pastel-stained hardwood floors are beautiful and here to stay. But they do involve some tradeoffs and extra care, according to the National Oak Flooring Association.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: BONING UP ON CALCIUM

Page: 147

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BONING UP ON CALCIUM

We know calcium-rich foods help build strong bones and teeth. Some studies also show that the mineral calcium may play a role in preventing hypertension (high blood pressure) and colon cancer. Dairy products are the most recognized sources of calcium. Many other foods provide calcium, too, although often in lesser amounts.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: NUTRITION INFORMATION

Page: 164

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NUTRITION INFORMATION

With each recipe we give important nutrition information. The calorie count of each serving and the amount, in grams, of protein, fat, carbohydrate, cholesterol, sodium, and potassium help you keep tabs on what you eat.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: SIT! HEEL! FETCH!

Pages: 182, 184, 185

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SIT! HEEL! FETCH!

Dog-Training Techniques That Work

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: RUN, SPOT, RUN

Page: 185

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RUN, SPOT, RUN

What has 12,000 legs, laughs, barks, and is listed in the 1990 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records? It's Houston's 8th annual HiPro Dog Run, held in March of 1989. The event attracted nearly 2,000 dog owners and their pets. Purina Hi-Pro sponsored 15 such runs around the country last year, with six scheduled so far for 1990.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: GETTING YOUR BEST DEAL

Pages: 186, 187

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GETTING YOUR BEST DEAL

10 key questions to ask before you buy

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: YEEEOW! AMERICA'S FAVORITE THEME PARKS

Pages: 189, 190, 192, 194, 196, 199

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YEEEOW! AMERICA'S FAVORITE THEME PARKS

From dizzying coasters to dazzling shows, here's how to get the best from your theme park vacation.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 200, 203

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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.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: HOW TO ORDER

Page: 204

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HOW TO ORDER

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1990 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 205

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

A parent's ultimate revenge, says Grandma Hillis with a sly smile, is spoiling grandchildren.

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