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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: 1716 LOCUST

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1716 LOCUST

If you took a look at my office right now, you'd think I was in the business of building houses versus making magazines. Site plans, floor plans, elevations, material samples, landscape plans, construction schedules and budgets, and piles of scribbled notes and drawings have taken up residency on my desk. A contact list of designers, architects, and builders is at the ready between my computer and phone. And while a tool belt hasn't replaced my briefcase yet, some days it feels like it has.

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

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CUSTOMER SERVICE ON BHG.COM

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: NEW! PLAY A GAME

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NEW! PLAY A GAME

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: SAVE AND PRINT RECIPES FROM THIS ISSUE!

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SAVE AND PRINT RECIPES FROM THIS ISSUE!

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: Construction Is Under Way!

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Construction Is Under Way!

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: July

Pages: 29, 30, 32, 34, 36

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July

Use easy appliqué to dress your home in all-American red, white, and blue.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: Engineering togetherness

Pages: 41, 42, 43, 44, 46, 48

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Engineering togetherness

About 400 feet of track wend through the railroad garden in Mike and Janet Elmore's backyard. Seven engines pull 30 cars, all of which are brought inside when not in use.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: MOVING TOWARD THE LIGHT

Pages: 54, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64

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MOVING TOWARD THE LIGHT

A San Francisco artist gave his 1,000-square-foot Edwardian flat a major facelift when he opened it to the light that had been there all along.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: Are you In or Out?

Pages: 65, 66, 68, 70, 72

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Are you In or Out?

Imagine spilling tea on the rug under your dinner table and simply hosing it off. Dining by electric chandelier in a light rain. Running your home's indoor wall and flooring materials outside, with no maintenance issues at all.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: WHEN THE GROWING GETS HOT

Pages: 76, 78, 80, 82, 84

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WHEN THE GROWING GETS HOT

These South Carolina gardeners have a message for anyone who lives where summers are sultry: Grow plants from the tropics. They take heat and humidity in stride.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: PROJECT TO GO: A Single Swatch

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PROJECT TO GO: A Single Swatch

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: Birds of a Feather

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Birds of a Feather

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: Beauty on display

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Beauty on display

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: INTERACTIVE WALL ART

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INTERACTIVE WALL ART

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: Innovations

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Innovations

Our ongoing Innovations series features cuttingedge products that tie in with the forward-thinking design of our Better Home Better Living house. Here's what has us excited this month.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: VIEWING IT LIKE A PRO

Pages: 98, 100, 101, 102, 104

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VIEWING IT LIKE A PRO

A mom with culinary training renovates a Maine kitchen-- getting the clever features she likes while having the space open to relaxing ocean views.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: EXPRESS YOURSELF

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EXPRESS YOURSELF

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: PAPER CHASE

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PAPER CHASE

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: FLOAT AWAY

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FLOAT AWAY

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: KEEP IT COOL

Page: 110

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KEEP IT COOL

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: DOG DAYS OF SUMMER

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DOG DAYS OF SUMMER

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: BERRY POWERFUL

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BERRY POWERFUL

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: MAKING BUTTER BETTER

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MAKING BUTTER BETTER

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: TRY THIS COOL COMBO

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TRY THIS COOL COMBO

Here are two sure-fire plants that will give you a beautiful view from spring to fall.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: A Garden gets Going

Pages: 118, 120, 122

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A Garden gets Going

In Part Four of our Resolutions series, the Frandson family takes on a planting project-- the first step in an overhaul of their landscape.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: Living a great American adventure

Pages: 126, 128, 130, 131, 132

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Living a great American adventure

In the second of our three-part series, Better Homes and Gardens suggests ideas for living out an ultimate American experience.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: Investing in peace of mind

Pages: 136, 138, 140

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Investing in peace of mind

Planning for retirement has never been easier or more hassle-free. Take a look at some of the financial strategies that can help grow your nest egg.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: Amusement park survival guide

Pages: 142, 145, 146, 148, 149

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Amusement park survival guide

Get the most fun out of your park visit. Use these tips to plot your day and avoid the pitfalls of long lines and water-soaked mementos.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: Answering the tough questions

Pages: 150, 152, 154

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Answering the tough questions

When parents are stumped by an awkward or unusual question, these proven strategies can help them find the right response.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: POWER PERENNIAL COLLECTION

Page: 156

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POWER PERENNIAL COLLECTION

Robust and full of color throughout the growing season, this Power Perennial Collection is the answer to your smaller space gardening needs. We've selected a group of su-loving, hardy flowers (see "A Garden Gets Going," page 118) that are the perfect plants to plaec in the ground this fall for an abundance of vibrant blooms next year.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: Live simply, live more

Pages: 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166

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Live simply, live more

Lori Krueger grew up flea marketing and always has a collection going. A great find is even more thrilling if it's cheap, she says. These old printers' boxes became easy art when Lori glued seashells inside the typeface cubbies.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: Seeking Harmony

Pages: 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176

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Seeking Harmony

Some gardens must be coaxed into being, distilled from all the possibilities into a place that feels just right. Sometimes that accord happens early on. Sometimes it takes years to achieve balanced beauty.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: The art of compromise

Pages: 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188

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The art of compromise

The main section of Laurie and Bob Davis's house is only 18 feet wide. Its narrow shape is a result of the couple's desire to save three 50-year-old pecan trees on the property and create a spacious side yard.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: SERVERS ON ICE

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SERVERS ON ICE

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: Floating Away Stress

Page: 220

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Floating Away Stress

The next time you take the kids swimming, set aside a few minutes for yourself and let life float by. Literally. New research shows that simply floating on your back in water can lower your stress, sharpen your mind, and lift your mood. In fact, floating may be among the best and easiest relaxation techniques you'll ever find. Researchers say that even a brief float lets muscles unwind, brain waves slow, and the mind clear.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: SWEET STEVIA

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SWEET STEVIA

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: Build Your Own Food Pyramid

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Build Your Own Food Pyramid

In April, when the U.S. Department of Agriculture unveiled MyPyramid, a revised and updated version of the food pyramid nutrition guidelines first released in 1992, experts hailed it as a useful tool. But many consumers were left scratching their heads over the new triangular icon-- and the guidelines it represents.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: A Holiday Without End

Pages: 224, 225

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A Holiday Without End

No matter how well you plan for a vacation if you don't also plan for the return from that vacation, you can quickly undo many of the stress-relieving benefits. Don't plunge back into your busy life without a parachute. Here are some strategies for extending the relaxing effects of your holiday.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: Kids Keeping Up

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Kids Keeping Up

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: 8 Signs the Kids are Fine

Pages: 230, 232

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8 Signs the Kids are Fine

If you thought the infant years were tough, talk to the parent of a teenager. "When they were little, they had little problems," says Kim Hale, a Palmer, Pennsylvania, mother of a 16-year-old son and a 20-year-old daughter. "When they're big, the problems are big." Along with those problems come parental worries, such as drugs, alcohol, sex, driving habits.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: SUMMER TRUNKS

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SUMMER TRUNKS

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: Eaten to a Pulp

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Eaten to a Pulp

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: CREATURE COMFORTS

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CREATURE COMFORTS

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Better Homes & Gardens July 2005 Magazine Article: OH SAY CAN YOU sing

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OH SAY CAN YOU sing

We know the scene: We're in the stands at the ballpark, or at the big Fourth of July fireworks display. A local singer steps forward to perform "The Star-Spangled Banner." Without instrumental backing, she starts: "O-oh, say..." and three notes in, we know there's going to be trouble.

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