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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: You'll find a swath of the outside inside this August issue

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You'll find a swath of the outside inside this August issue

Naturally, it's full of wonderful gardens, floral delights, and plenty of carefully cultivated ideas to get the most from your backyard haven. Be sure to take your kids (and yourself) on the happy romp through the marigolds that begins on page 167. Even our featured houses are full of fresh-air sensibility, with spirited summery colors, soaring ceilings, and broad expanses of glass that blur the distinction between exterior and interior-- design elements we definitely love.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: SHARE YOUR FAMILY'S SILLY PET FOR A CHANCE TO WIN $1,000

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SHARE YOUR FAMILY'S SILLY PET FOR A CHANCE TO WIN $1,000

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: GRILLING MADE EASY

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GRILLING MADE EASY

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: CUSTOMER SERVICE ON BHG.COM

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CUSTOMER SERVICE ON BHG.COM

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: WINDOWS WITH WOW!

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WINDOWS WITH WOW!

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: Endless Summer

Pages: 23, 24, 26, 28, 30

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Endless Summer

Lengthen the season with these beach-inspired ideas.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: Dishing up a beautiful life

Pages: 35, 36, 38, 40, 42

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Dishing up a beautiful life

Open the door of R. Wood Studio and you'll encounter mounds of red Georgia clay, hot kilns, stacks of glazed ceramic dishes, and a talented group of artisans crafting the singular pieces for which the studio is known. And at its center, you'll find Rebecca Wood-- founder, resident earth mother, and the spark that fires this offbeat operation.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: SAVED BY GRACE

Pages: 46, 48, 50, 52, 54

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SAVED BY GRACE

An old farmhouse slated for demolition becomes the jewel of its Arlington, Virginia, neighborhood, thanks to two people who believed in its promise.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: LIVING ON THE PORCHES

Pages: 60, 62, 63, 64

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LIVING ON THE PORCHES

A Houston family takes relaxation outside-- on two levels-- giving friends and guests ample room to lounge, chat, and enjoy the balmy breezes.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: A Handle on Color

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A Handle on Color

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: Wonder Soap

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Wonder Soap

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: CHEESE, U.S.A. STYLE

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CHEESE, U.S.A. STYLE

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: Smoke Signals

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Smoke Signals

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: IT'S A WASH

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IT'S A WASH

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: DON'T BUG ME

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DON'T BUG ME

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: French Flair

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French Flair

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: Meet the Mini House

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Meet the Mini House

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: Lavender Fields Forever

Page: 72

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Lavender Fields Forever

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: LURE OF THE WATER

Pages: 74, 76, 78

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LURE OF THE WATER

A claustrophobic 1940s kitchen does a dramatic sea change. It's now a light-filled hub that gives this water-loving family the feel of endless summer.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: DOUBLING UP ON FUNCTION

Pages: 82, 84

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DOUBLING UP ON FUNCTION

Careful planning and clever design give a southern California couple a roomy home office that moonlights as guest quarters.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: THE JOYS OF TRANSPLANTS

Pages: 88, 90, 92, 94, 95, 96

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THE JOYS OF TRANSPLANTS

One couple reinvented their lives-- and a lonely slope of land-- when they bid good-bye to San Francisco and moved to the suburbs.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: 5-MINUTE FLOWERS

Pages: 98, 100, 102, 103, 104

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5-MINUTE FLOWERS

There's no need to visit a florist for high-priced bouquets when you can create these stunning, and super easy, arrangements from your backyard.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: PRESERVING HERBS

Pages: 108, 111

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PRESERVING HERBS

When summer fills your garden with more herbs than you can use, freeze or dry them to keep the fresh flavor.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: Back to School Stylin'

Pages: 112, 114, 116, 118, 120

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Back to School Stylin'

The essential guide to outfitting kids for class with class.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: BOOKING IT Across THE Country

Pages: 124, 126, 127, 128

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BOOKING IT Across THE Country

Take a road trip through literary America with an itinerary that offers fun, knowledge, and memories as indelible as ink.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: Before THEY GO abroad

Pages: 130, 132, 135

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Before THEY GO abroad

As more students plan studies in other countries, setting ground rules can help keep them safe-- and ensure that they call home once in a while.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: Celebrate THE milestones

Pages: 138, 140, 141

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Celebrate THE milestones

Approaching your 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, or older isn't a time to dread but to celebrate. Do what these women did-- revel in your life.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: GET YOUR MOTOR RUNNIN'

Pages: 144, 146

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GET YOUR MOTOR RUNNIN'

You're on a scenic weekend drive in the family SUV when you round a bend in the road and see a small group of couples enjoying the day on motorcycles. You turn to your husband and say, "We should try that sometime."

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: SLICES OF SUMMER

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SLICES OF SUMMER

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: LAVENDER BLUE LEMONADE

Page: 148

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LAVENDER BLUE LEMONADE

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: BORROWER'S PARTY

Page: 148

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BORROWER'S PARTY

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: HOME IN A TOTE

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HOME IN A TOTE

Get away for a week or a weekend at a mountain cabin or beach cottage.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: THE ART OF SLEEPING IN

Page: 151

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THE ART OF SLEEPING IN

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: RUSHING TO CLASS, RUSHING TO FIRES

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RUSHING TO CLASS, RUSHING TO FIRES

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: Putting a smile on style

Pages: 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164

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Putting a smile on style

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: The Language of a House

Pages: 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182

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The Language of a House

After living in a Spanish-Mediterranean-style home in the heart of Los Angeles, he was ready to get back to his roots. He missed the open spaces of the Arroyo Seco-- one of California's most beautiful canyons and the playground of his youth. And he missed the open spaces of his family's midcentury modern home. An admirer of the post-and-beam-style house, Rod began scouting the Pasadena area for one he could call his own. "When I walked into this house, I was absolutely silent," says Rod. "The real estate agent asked me what was wrong, and I said, 'Nothing, I'm just trying to figure out how quickly I can buy this house.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: A Seamless Start to School

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A Seamless Start to School

The transition from the lazy days of summer to the craziness of back to school can be a real stressor.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: THE WAITING GAME

Page: 226

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THE WAITING GAME

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: Keeping Kids Hydrated

Page: 228

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Keeping Kids Hydrated

Because of their higher metabolisms, kids get hotter than adults. And they get dehydrated more quickly. In the high heat of late summer that has consequences ranging from fatigue to heat stroke.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: YOUR OWN SPORTS DRINK

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YOUR OWN SPORTS DRINK

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: Buzz FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO QUIT

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Buzz FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO QUIT

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: Q&A

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Q&A

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: ADVENTURE IN A JAR

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ADVENTURE IN A JAR

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: Grab-and-Go Bag

Page: 238

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Grab-and-Go Bag

If you and your family had to hightail it out of your house in an emergency, would you be prepared?

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: REBLOOMING BLUE IRIS

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REBLOOMING BLUE IRIS

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Better Homes & Gardens August 2006 Magazine Article: A Navy Wife's dream house

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A Navy Wife's dream house

Yesterday, the four walls of the cramped cottage that my Navy lieutenant husband and I call home closed in on me so badly that I shrunk into the shell of my imagination. I didn't come out until I had designed the most adorable and comfortable house imaginable (and the beans boiling on the stove began to scorch).

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