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Better Homes & Gardens August 1990 Magazine Article: LOOKING GOOD, FEELING GOOD, DOING GOOD!

Page: 14

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LOOKING GOOD, FEELING GOOD, DOING GOOD!

Lots of companies are offering rebates on lots of products these days-- on everything from flashlight batteries to trucks. And some companies are starting to use their rebate promotions in a way I applaud. It's referred to in the business as "cause-related marketing."

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1990 Magazine Article: HELP US HELP HOMELESS FAMILIES

Pages: 16, 18

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HELP US HELP HOMELESS FAMILIES

Our nationwide Great American Yard Sale last September was such a smash-- raising more than $100,000 to help homeless families-- that we're going to do it again this year! And we're inviting you to join in the fun. Mark the date now-- Saturday, August 11, 1990.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1990 Magazine Article: HOME STYLE

Pages: 22, 25

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HOME STYLE

Juice up your home with the bounty of fruited prints, tableware, and foods that is cropping up everywhere. They're berry good picks!

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1990 Magazine Article: Country DECORATING Goes Uptown

Pages: 29, 30, 36, 35

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Country DECORATING Goes Uptown

Sweet honey pine and gingham checks sitting by sleek black leather? Why not! When Alabama-born Mark Abrams planted his country roots in a downtown St. Louis dwelling, a fresh decorating hybrid cropped up.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1990 Magazine Article: WHEN GOOD PRAISE IS BAD

Page: 39

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WHEN GOOD PRAISE IS BAD

MANY PARENTS FALL INTO A TRAP BELIEVING THAT WHAT'S GOOD IN SMALL DOSES IS EVEN BETTER IN LARGER ONES.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1990 Magazine Article: DRINKING WATER: You have a choice

Pages: 41, 42

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DRINKING WATER: You have a choice

The cracked cup that held his daily ration of water during World War II accompanied novelist Somerset Maugham on his travels. He kept the cup as a reminder that the best things in life are the simplest, and the least appreciated.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1990 Magazine Article: SITTIN' PRETTY ON THE PORCH

Pages: 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54

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SITTIN' PRETTY ON THE PORCH

AH-H-H... THERE'S NOTHING LIKE A BREEZY PORCH TO LULL US OUT OF A HECTIC DAY. SURE, ANY OLD HOT-WEATHER SITTING SPOT WITH A RUSTY OLD CHAIR OR TWO IS FINE, BUT CREATE A PEACEFUL ATMOSPHERE-- PACKED WITH PERKS-- AND YOU HAVE A TRUE STEPS-AWAY RETREAT. LOOKING FOR A SPOT TO KEEP YOUR COOL WHILE THE MERCURY MOUNTS?

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1990 Magazine Article: ARTFUL ARBORS

Pages: 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62

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ARTFUL ARBORS

Newly crafted with a vintage look, artful arbors once again are sprouting up in gardens across the country. You can use them to frame a view, define a garden path, or create an elegant entry.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1990 Magazine Article: BATTLE OF THE BUGS: REDUCING PESTICIDE DANGERS

Page: 65

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BATTLE OF THE BUGS: REDUCING PESTICIDE DANGERS

Each year some 20,000 people in this country are rushed to hospitals for pesticide poisoning.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1990 Magazine Article: A PASSION FOR PERENNIALS

Pages: 67, 68, 69, 70

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A PASSION FOR PERENNIALS

Alice and Dick Riggses' St. Louis perennial garden is a metaphor for their happy life together. Like a good marriage, their flowers flourish side by side, setting a bright example for the world around them.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1990 Magazine Article: FIELD OF DREAMS

Pages: 79, 80, 81, 82, 87

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FIELD OF DREAMS

Not content to just dream about a slower, simpler life in the country, this suburban St. Louis couple grabbed some trowels and made it happen. Here's how they plowed the way.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1990 Magazine Article: NUTRITION INFORMATION

Page: 97

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NUTRITION INFORMATION

With each recipe we give important nutrition information. The calorie count of each serving and 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 August 1990 Magazine Article: KEEPING FIDO OUT OF COURT Laws that affect pet owners

Pages: 122, 124, 125

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KEEPING FIDO OUT OF COURT Laws that affect pet owners

Owning a pet isn't simple anymore. Broken families fight for custody of the dog. Neighbors sue for property damage caused by curious cats. Many local ordinances discriminate against pets.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1990 Magazine Article: LIVING HISTORY

Pages: 126, 128

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LIVING HISTORY

Want to know what it was really like in the good old days? Join us at four open-air museums, where learning about the past is as much fun as spending a day at a theme park.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1990 Magazine Article: Sunflowers CRAFT A ROOM OF BLOOMS

Pages: 131, 132, 133, 134, 136, 138

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Sunflowers CRAFT A ROOM OF BLOOMS

A pitcher chock-full of summer's favorite blossoms inspires a ruffled work-of-art appliqué and a cozy cottage bursting with handcrafted flowers.

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

Page: 141

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HOW TO ORDER

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1990 Magazine Article: BH&G Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148

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BH&G 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 August 1990 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 150

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

"A lawyer," laughs attorney Emily Warren, "is a person who can produce a 25,000-word court motion and call it a brief."

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