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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: 1716 LOCUST

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1716 LOCUST

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS ONLINE

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BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS ONLINE

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: WIN BIG Every Month! www.bhg.com/win

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WIN BIG Every Month! www.bhg.com/win

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: CUSTOMER SERVICE ON BHG.COM

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CUSTOMER SERVICE ON BHG.COM

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: SPRING DÉCOR

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SPRING DÉCOR

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: April

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April

BRUSH ON FRESH ACCENTS WITH STENCILS TO SHOW YOUR STYLE IN EVERY ROOM.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Settling Into Simple

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Settling Into Simple

Most small towns have a house like Sherry and Lee Bruce's: a nondescript little rental that gets passed from hand to hand.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: HISTORY IN BLOOM

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HISTORY IN BLOOM

Passionate about the past, a St. Paul, Minnesota, gardener and her family transformed a long-abandoned horse paddock into a color-drenched garden.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Playtime Branches Out

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Playtime Branches Out

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: COPPER CATCHES THE EYE

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COPPER CATCHES THE EYE

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Ask the Experts

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Ask the Experts

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: PRETTY UP YOUR MIRROR IN MINUTES

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PRETTY UP YOUR MIRROR IN MINUTES

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: A Facelift for Florals

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A Facelift for Florals

These fresh, quirky prints are light-years from your grandma's florals. Today's bold and often oversize designs have broad appeal-- they jibe with traditional and contemporary rooms and they appeal to nearly everyone.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Ride the next wave in texture

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Ride the next wave in texture

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: CARDBOARD GOES CHIC

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CARDBOARD GOES CHIC

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: EVERYDAY ON DISPLAY

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EVERYDAY ON DISPLAY

Whether it's baseball gloves or rolling pins, avid collector John Weiss deftly fills his family's Connecticut home with artful arrangements of mostly everyday items.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: SHEDDING SOME LIGHT

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SHEDDING SOME LIGHT

A California couple brought a simple garden shed into glorious bloom with a few creative additions.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: ALL NEATLY STOWED

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ALL NEATLY STOWED

A Maine family set out to create a bright and efficient mudroom and laundry space that meets their needs paw-fectly.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: RESCUED BY AN ISLAND

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RESCUED BY AN ISLAND

A gregarious Texan blends her talents for cooking and real estate to create a sleek new kitchen.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: SOARING SPIRITS MEMORIAL ROSE

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SOARING SPIRITS MEMORIAL ROSE

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: NEW LIFE FOR AN OLD HOME

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NEW LIFE FOR AN OLD HOME

Seven children and a house bursting at the seams encouraged Susan and Don Deloach to remodel their historic Chicago-area home to suit their casual family-centered lifestyle.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: VACATION-LOVERS' GARDEN

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VACATION-LOVERS' GARDEN

By designing their yard on Cape Cod with nature as a partner, Tom and Marian Strangfeld spend barely 30 hours a year on its upkeep-- leaving lots of time for family.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: GROWING CACTI IN A COOL CLIMATE

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GROWING CACTI IN A COOL CLIMATE

A gardener uses stone-studded beds and brings tender species indoors in pots to satisfy his passion for cacti in Connecticut.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: REVELING IN RIBBONS

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REVELING IN RIBBONS

Grosgrain ribbon-- you've seen it on belts, handbags, and those ladylike jackets. Now you can bring home a snippet of that high fashion with fanciful projects that give your rooms a lift.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: ADD SILVER TOUCHES

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ADD SILVER TOUCHES

Put flecks of light into your shade garden with perennials whose foliage displays a metallic frosting.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: CREATIVITY ENTERS STAGE RIGHT

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CREATIVITY ENTERS STAGE RIGHT

A Tampa family's spare guest bedroom is remodeled into a bustling little theater. Its wee performers, and their parents, give it rave reviews.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: COTTAGE MEETS MODERN

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COTTAGE MEETS MODERN

A California couple who love cooking, entertaining, and the outdoors blended their passions and crafted their ideal kitchen and gathering space.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: SHADE CAN BE A BLESSING

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SHADE CAN BE A BLESSING

Homeowner Kelly Wingo found it impossible to grow a lawn under the maple trees in her suburban Boston front yard, so out went the grass and in came a garden of many different greens.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Using Everlasting Blooms

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Using Everlasting Blooms

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Smart Dining

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Smart Dining

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Natural Mix

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Natural Mix

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: HAPPY STIRRERS

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HAPPY STIRRERS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Rice Pudding Deluxe

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Rice Pudding Deluxe

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Five a Day

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Five a Day

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: USING SIMPLE SYRUPS

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USING SIMPLE SYRUPS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Cakes in Bloom

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Cakes in Bloom

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: SILVER-LEAFED GARDEN

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SILVER-LEAFED GARDEN

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: BUTTERFLY AND HUMMINGBIRD GARDEN

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BUTTERFLY AND HUMMINGBIRD GARDEN

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: When parents make mistakes

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When parents make mistakes

Top parenting pros share some of their worst goofs-- and show how moms and dads can turn their mistakes into the best lessons of all.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Something cool for after school

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Something cool for after school

Get involved and learn about new programs that help ensure children spend their after-school hours in new and meaningful ways.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Get your act together

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Get your act together

Curb clutter for a cleaner, more organized home and a brighter outlook on life. These 7 ideas can lead to order, calm, and more family time.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Caring across the miles

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Caring across the miles

Looking after parents over long distances can be a real challenge for even the most dedicated children. Here are ways to smooth the path.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Spicing up the Romance

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Spicing up the Romance

... As a self-proclaimed "incurable romantic," Deborah Whitfield believes in the power of possibilities: ...

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Garden Open... please. step in

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Garden Open... please. step in

Like any good professor, Daniel Hinkley loves learning. Even Heronswood Nursery, the mail-order business he started as a complement to his job at Edmonds Community College in Lynnwood, Washington, is a classroom full of ideas. Now devoted full-time to his nursery, Dan has never lost his enthusiasm for learning and teaching. Gardening is his "journey of learning."

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: The Art of Change

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The Art of Change

In Carole Lansdown's Sonoma farmhouse, a dictionary remains open to a fragile, yellowed page with a bookmark pointing to the word "change."

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: SHAPES OF FRIENDSHIP

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SHAPES OF FRIENDSHIP

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: HERB GIFT

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HERB GIFT

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: PASTRY ESSENTIALS

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PASTRY ESSENTIALS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: ADVENTURES WITH WINE

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ADVENTURES WITH WINE

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Walk away from back pain

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Walk away from back pain

Seventy percent of us have back pain, but it can be eased by using our own two feet.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Pets for Kids with Allergies

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Pets for Kids with Allergies

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Plan with Cans

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Plan with Cans

Trying to squeeze more fruits and vegetables into your family's diet? Don't forget your trusty can opener. "Canned foods are a great convenience," says Liz Weiss, a registered dietitian and author of The Moms' Guide to Meal Makeovers. "You can open a few cans and pull together a healthy meal in no time." The boon goes beyond convenience. "With canned food, you're not sacrificing quality," adds Carolyn O'Neil, a registered dietitian and author of The Dish on Eating Healthy and Being Fabulous!

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: CAMP FOR KIDS WITH DIABETES

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CAMP FOR KIDS WITH DIABETES

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: BUZZ SPRING AHEAD, FALL BEHIND (ON SLEEP)

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BUZZ SPRING AHEAD, FALL BEHIND (ON SLEEP)

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Exercise to Your Max

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Exercise to Your Max

For years, people striving to keep fit have been told to hit their target heart-rate zone. Trouble is, the formula is only an estimate based on your theoretical maximal heart rate. Your true maximal heart rate may be as much as 15 beats per minute higher or lower. Consequently, you may be exercising at an intensity that is either too easy or too strenuous (and potentially dangerous).

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: The Shopper' Mart

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The Shopper' Mart

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2005 Magazine Article: Renewing your policy

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Renewing your policy

Insurance policies of one form or another have been around for generations, offering protection to families against loss of home, property, or life. And while more than a few insurance companies have likened themselves to a good friend or a helping hand in a time of need, no sheaf of papers and no amount of premiums paid can match the protection that comes from our neighbors.

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