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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: 1716 LOCUST

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1716 LOCUST

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: Visit our Web site BHG.com BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS ONLINE

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Visit our Web site BHG.com BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS ONLINE

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: May

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May

Give your home a summer facelift. Add strokes of color and fashionable swatches of fabric to energize rooms.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: A garden to grow in

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A garden to grow in

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: Winners

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Winners

When you improve your home, you improve your life. The more than 7,500 entries received in our Better Home Better Living contest proved that point in spades-- and in wood, drywall, stone, and paint. You shared your incredible new homes, kitchens, bathrooms, retreats, party ideas, play spaces, gardens, and more. Our judges pored over the entries with the task of selecting 20 category winners, each of whom received $1,000 cash. Here they are, the 2004 Better Home Better Living contest winners. (See them at bhg.com/winners2004). Congratulations!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: PARTY STYLE THAT'S TAKEOUT EASY

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PARTY STYLE THAT'S TAKEOUT EASY

A quick stop at the local import store yields the right ingredients to set the scene for a festive outdoor gathering.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: BIG COLOR IN A SMALL SPACE

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BIG COLOR IN A SMALL SPACE

The no-holds-barred decorating in this Brooklyn apartment combines a riot of color, pattern, and intense, rich wall art.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: VINTAGE CHARM FOR TODAY

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VINTAGE CHARM FOR TODAY

Details borrowed from a Tudor home's classic architecture temper modern surfaces and appliances, helping this brand-new kitchen fit in.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: LIVING BY THE BOOKS

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LIVING BY THE BOOKS

Turning a former laundry room into a tiny library tamed a runaway cookbook collection in this North Carolina vacation home.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: Give gardens a focal point

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Give gardens a focal point

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: FLAMES AFLOAT

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FLAMES AFLOAT

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: HIGH FASHION AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

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HIGH FASHION AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: A New Twist on Tablecloths

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A New Twist on Tablecloths

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: Revitalizing Country

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Revitalizing Country

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: Innovations

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Innovations

Smartly designed products are integral to our Better Home Better Living house, and we're always on the lookout for fresh finds. These picks are accessible, affordable, and easy on the eye.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: MIX AND MATCH ANNUALS

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MIX AND MATCH ANNUALS

In our Test Garden, we planted annual flowers so they mingled in casual, long-lasting carpets of blooms. Here are 10 of our favorite combinations for you to try at home.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: RIGHT-HEIGHT GARDENING

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RIGHT-HEIGHT GARDENING

Raising the beds in this San Francisco Bay area garden to no-bend height eases work and prevents backaches.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: SPECIAL GIFTS FOR A SPECIAL MOM

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SPECIAL GIFTS FOR A SPECIAL MOM

FRIENDS AND FAMILY PLATE This hand-painted plate makes an ideal gift and cherished keepsake. The sentiment reads: "This plate shall have no owner for its journey never ends. It travels in the circle of our family and friends. It carries love from home to home for everyone to share. The food that's placed upon it is filled with love and care. So please enjoy what's on this plate, then fill it up again, and pass along the love it holds, to family and your friends."

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: SCENTED GERANIUM COLLECTION

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SCENTED GERANIUM COLLECTION

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: IMMACULATE PERFECTION

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IMMACULATE PERFECTION

When your garden is small, it's easier to groom it meticulously and keep everything under control. This multifaceted gem of a garden in Atlanta is a case in point.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: HOME OFFICE HEROICS

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HOME OFFICE HEROICS

With a slim budget of about $1,000 and a little elbow grease, Donna Talley transformed her dreary New York home office into a winning workplace.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: CHARMING AN URBAN ADDRESS

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CHARMING AN URBAN ADDRESS

Years as a rental property had left this little house in need of restoration, until Dallas resident Susie Clark transformed it into her own cottage-style home.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: Planning for a family fun space

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Planning for a family fun space

In Part Three of our Resolutions series, we help one family plan to finish their basement with a long-term strategy and smart ideas you can use too.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: A STACK OF LOVE

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A STACK OF LOVE

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: Grab a Napkin

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Grab a Napkin

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: Trivet Trivia

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Trivet Trivia

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: FOR THE HOSTESS

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FOR THE HOSTESS

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: Design Duo

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Design Duo

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: KITCHEN CENTRAL

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KITCHEN CENTRAL

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: Checking out the new library

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Checking out the new library

Books are just the beginning of the offerings within the walls of today's public libraries, which now provide the latest in technology and comfort.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: Happy campers

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Happy campers

From rock star classes to building spaceships, the range of offbeat and fascinating summer camp experiences will make you wish you were a kid again.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: Passport to a safe journey

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Passport to a safe journey

Make sure you get bitten only by the vacation bug, not by bugs of the microscopic kind. A few precautions before and during your trip can save the day.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: Down on the neighborhood farm

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Down on the neighborhood farm

Families get a true taste of fresh produce-- and a new perspective they can't buy in any store-- when they join a community supported farm.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: Where love grows

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Where love grows

A curbside planting of lavender, yarrow, golden oregano, and miniature 'Baby's Blanket' roses is Mindy and Jeff Pettit's gift to their neighbors.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: A Summer Romance for keeps

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A Summer Romance for keeps

Although Jamie and Scott Honour have lived in California for more than a dozen years, strong family ties and an abiding affection for their hometown of Minneapolis lure them back to Minnesota every summer. Their pilgrimage has become especially meaningful since the births of sons Everett, 3, and Owen, 2. "We wanted our kids to have all the fond memories that we had, spending time with their grandparents," says Jamie, a full-time mom.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: MOTHER'S DAY DESSERTS

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MOTHER'S DAY DESSERTS

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: GREAT WINES, MODEST PRICES

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GREAT WINES, MODEST PRICES

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: TRAVEL WINE JOURNALS

Pages: 266, 267

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TRAVEL WINE JOURNALS

A compact, portable package with all the necessities to record your wine experinces, including a journal pad with notations and terminology, label lifters to save the labels of your favorite vintages, cellar tags to identify bottles at tasting events or stored in racks. Tucks nicely into a pocket or purse. 5x7-inches. Set of two journals (specify AAP408427), $29.95.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: UPDATE ON ADDERALL

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UPDATE ON ADDERALL

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: Backseat Bullets

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Backseat Bullets

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: THE TROUBLE WITH TRIPLES

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THE TROUBLE WITH TRIPLES

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: A routine for restfulness

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A routine for restfulness

Don't lie in bed tossing and turning. Drift into a relaxing sleep with this 10-minute routine designed to wash away the day's stress and strife.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: Trim down

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Trim down

Don't let your teenager diet dangerously. Here are three off-the-shelf solutions for young adults who want to lose weight safely and effectively.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: Pinpointing pain with acupuncture

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Pinpointing pain with acupuncture

Looking for an alternative to painkiller pills? Consider the safe and effective art of acupuncture.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: DELTA QUEEN STEAMBOAT COMPANY, INC.

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DELTA QUEEN STEAMBOAT COMPANY, INC.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2005 Magazine Article: Charmed

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Charmed

My granddaughter was turning nine soon, so I gave her a call. "What do you want for your birthday?" I asked. She sent a list.

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