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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Between friends

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Between friends

When people ask me what the best part of my job is, it's difficult to choose. But-- honestly-- a high point of my week is Wednesday morning, when our team gathers to select the homes and rooms we'll photograph for future issues.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: HOUSE CALLS

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HOUSE CALLS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Q: We've received so many responses on how you

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Q: We've received so many responses on how you "go green" that we're keeping them coming this month...

A: WHEN I WAS A CHILD in the early '50s my father urged us to be conservationists. The word "recycle" wasn't used then. We were taught to pick up paper and trash that others had thrown down. To this day I do whatever I can. Kitchen waste gets recycled; that compost goes into the vegetable garden in the spring and into the flowerbeds.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: 5 reasons you can't miss BHG.com this month

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5 reasons you can't miss BHG.com this month

We're celebrating the launch of our online Living Green project by giving away a great way to help our lucky winner live greener: a Prius, the cool Toyota hybrid car. But Living Green and our innovative online tools will help all readers change the world, week by week, with simple, affordable tips that will make both the Earth and your wallet feel better. Sign up today at BHG.com/livinggreen

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Dressmaker Pumpkins

Pages: 25, 26, 28, 31

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Dressmaker Pumpkins

Inspired by fabrics and sewing notions, these pretty decorations will outlast the season. And better still, you don't need carving tools.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: MAD FOR PLAID

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MAD FOR PLAID

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: WALL FLOWER

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WALL FLOWER

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: GO EAST

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GO EAST

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: MODERN ROMANCE

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MODERN ROMANCE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: BED FELLOWS

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BED FELLOWS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: I love floral designer Jonathan Rachman's unexpected combinations...

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I love floral designer Jonathan Rachman's unexpected combinations...

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Touches of Black

Pages: 36, 37, 38, 40, 42

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Touches of Black

Like a sweep of eyeliner, black works its magic on any room. Use this go-with-anything accent for effortless sophistication. Just a few spools of ribbon, a quart of paint, or a pretty plate lets you play with a new look.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Ready-to-Wear Windows

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Ready-to-Wear Windows

Designer Laurie Smith offers wardrobe advice for living room windows in need of a demure new look.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Coming of Age

Pages: 49, 50, 51, 52, 54

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Coming of Age

Reclaimed building materials, classic furniture, and welcoming color transform a plain ranch house into a patinaed beauty.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Spell Bound

Pages: 56, 58, 60, 63

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Spell Bound

This home sprinkles tricks and treats at every turn with spirited touches that creep into the decor.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Sleeper Hits

Pages: 64, 66, 68, 70

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Sleeper Hits

Color, pattern, and texture play supporting roles in three blockbuster bedrooms.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Room with a View

Pages: 74, 76, 78, 80

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Room with a View

This basement TV room was nice enough, but designer John Loecke saw the potential for a fun family hangout. His two-stage makeover takes it from plain white box to multimedia mecca that keeps everyone entertained.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: LIVE LARGE

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LIVE LARGE

Q: When space is limited, how do you make a room seem larger? These designers help you think big.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Mixed Greens

Pages: 86, 88, 92, 95

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Mixed Greens

Recipe for a room: Pick a crop of comfy furniture, toss in fresh fabrics, add a dash of black. Enjoy with family.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Lighting NOTEBOOK

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Lighting NOTEBOOK

A WELL-LIT ROOM FEELS COMFY TO WORK AND PLAY IN, AND FLATTERS YOUR FACE AND FURNISHINGS. EXPERTS SHED LIGHT ON HOW TO CREATE THE BEST LIGHTING PLANS FOR YOUR HOME. PLUS: WE SOLVE YOUR EVERYDAY LIGHTING DILEMMAS.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Smart Starts

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Smart Starts

Meet our new contributing editor, Stephen Saint-Onge, a designer known for his down-to-earth approach to creating livable rooms on real-life budgets. As a husband, father, and homeowner, Stephen knows what it takes to put together comfortable, good-looking rooms fast (something he mastered while doing home makeovers on television). Now he's putting his practical advice to work for you.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Clothes Call

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Clothes Call

Divide and conquer an overstuffed bedroom closet with affordable solutions that maximize storage space.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Energy Stars

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Energy Stars

Kerry and Brian Hogg thought they knew all about making their home energy-efficient... until an energy audit showed them how their house was leaking money.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: MORE WAYS TO SAVE THIS WINTER

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MORE WAYS TO SAVE THIS WINTER

1 Buy a programmable thermostat and use it to control the temperature in your home automatically. A top-of-the-line unit ($99) provides a seven-day menu with four program periods per day, while a low-cost unit ($30-$40) offers one schedule for weekdays, another for weekends.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Downhill Style

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Downhill Style

Gorgeous foliage and creative landscaping techniques turn a rocky, overgrown slope into a fabulous garden.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Final Flourish

Pages: 140, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146

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Final Flourish

Try these fall-blooming beauties to give your garden a rousing autumn send-off.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Garden Spirits

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Garden Spirits

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Spanish Panache

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Spanish Panache

An unused side yard becomes a posh Mediterranean-style retreat.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Garden Symphony

Pages: 162, 164

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Garden Symphony

A New York musician uses exquisite plant combinations to compose her outdoor masterpiece.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: For The Birds

Pages: 168, 170, 172

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For The Birds

Create a welcoming habitat in your backyard.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Strike Up the Band!

Page: 175

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Strike Up the Band!

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: PERFECTLY NATURAL

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PERFECTLY NATURAL

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: THIS MONTH IN THE GARDEN

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THIS MONTH IN THE GARDEN

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: The annuals that brighten the first days of spring also enjoy cool fall weather.

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The annuals that brighten the first days of spring also enjoy cool fall weather.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: PRETTY TIDY

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PRETTY TIDY

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: STAND UP STRAIGHT

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STAND UP STRAIGHT

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: LAYERS OF LEAVES

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LAYERS OF LEAVES

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: RAKES

Page: 182

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RAKES

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: SEE SPOT'S SPOT

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SEE SPOT'S SPOT

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: COOL CUTIES

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COOL CUTIES

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: LIVING FOSSIL

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LIVING FOSSIL

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: To find a tree or shrub with good autumn foliage, shop garden centers this fall

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To find a tree or shrub with good autumn foliage, shop garden centers this fall

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Give Gifts that Bloom

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Give Gifts that Bloom

Send family and friends the heady fragrance and delicate blossoms of paperwhites during the dreary winter months.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Baking Leaves

Pages: 187, 188, 190, 192

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Baking Leaves

Invite the kids in for a cookie decorating party-- and turn your kitchen into a tasty forest of colorful hand-painted leaves.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: All Together Now

Pages: 194, 196

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All Together Now

Learn to turn crunch time into quality time with your family-- no matter how busy you are.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Tasting Tours

Pages: 198, 200, 202

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Tasting Tours

Our wine experts take you to their favorite domestic regions for the best of fall tastings and other nearby attractions.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Reverse the Cash Flow

Pages: 206, 208

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Reverse the Cash Flow

13 ways to plug your money leaks.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Grand finale

Pages: 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225

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Grand finale

A gardener in love with autumn weaves a richly colored tapestry of trees and shrubs.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Autumn Indoors

Pages: 226, 227

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Autumn Indoors

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Natural Attraction

Pages: 228, 229, 230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235

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Natural Attraction

AT THIS CALIFORNIA FARMHOUSE, THE DOORS ARE ALWAYS OPEN TO THE LANDSCAPE THAT INSPIRED ITS REINVENTION.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Kitchen Aid

Pages: 266, 268

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Kitchen Aid

Anyone Can Cook has kitchen tips for beginners and seasoned pros alike. Try these helpful techniques to make recipes in "Apple-icious!"

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: THE NEW BLACK

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THE NEW BLACK

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: HARVEST DRINKS

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HARVEST DRINKS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: SWISS CHARD

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SWISS CHARD

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: TEST KITCHEN TIP

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TEST KITCHEN TIP

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: PEANUT BUTTER

Page: 272

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PEANUT BUTTER

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: AVOCADO SCOOP

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AVOCADO SCOOP

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: Mac 'n' Cheese

Page: 275

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Mac 'n' Cheese

Jazz up the ultimate comfort food.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 2007 Magazine Article: I Did It!

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I Did It!

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