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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: Between friends

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Between friends

As we were putting the finishing touches on this issue, I glanced across the pinned-up stories and remembered again why I love December issues. It's not just the rooms, the recipes, and festive ideas-- even though those are the things we're famous for. Somehow, if we're lucky and good, we also bring you something of even more value: the joy of the season, as reflected in real lives and homes.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: Get the Very Best Christmas Cookies at BHG.com!

Page: 12

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Get the Very Best Christmas Cookies at BHG.com!

Spritz, ginger, thumbprint, shortbread... we have the best recipes for everyone's favorites. Whether you're a cookie queen or rarely venture beyond slice-and-bake, we'll inspire you to whip up tasty new Christmas traditions. BHG.com/christmascookies

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: Make It Merry

Pages: 17, 18, 20, 22, 24

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Make It Merry

Don't have a lot of time to set a festive mood? Try these quick ideas to get in the holiday spirit.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: All About Color

Pages: 26, 28

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All About Color

Candlelight colors cast a flattering glow, wrapping rooms in warmth and ambience

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: On the Rise

Page: 30

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On the Rise

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: STYLEMAKER

Page: 32

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STYLEMAKER

"I tell people to decorate for the season instead of a specific holiday. Wreaths are common in winter, but the idea of layering and hanging them like a tassel is fresh."

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: Color Them Happy

Pages: 37, 38, 39, 40, 42, 45

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Color Them Happy

Zesty colors and simple, unexpected touches brighten the holiday decorating for this creative family.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: A Bright Future

Pages: 48, 50, 52, 54

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A Bright Future

Long winters don't stand a chance against this family's holiday spirit and light-filled living spaces.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: Icy Hot

Pages: 58, 60, 62, 63, 65

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Icy Hot

Bright flowers, twigs, and berries suspended in sparkling ice make naturally beautiful luminarias.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: House Calls with Stephen Saint-Onge

Pages: 66, 68, 70

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House Calls with Stephen Saint-Onge

Expecting holiday guests? Make a lovely retreat for family and friends with these easy tricks.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: Setting Pretty

Pages: 74, 76, 77, 79

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Setting Pretty

This year, dress up the dishes you already have with a few fun, affordable holiday extras.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: LIGHT SWITCH

Page: 80

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LIGHT SWITCH

Green expert Danny Seo shares how changing out your holiday lights can change up your energy bill.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article:

Page: 82

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"Decorate your tree with cookie ornaments and strings of popcorn and berries that you can later feed to the birds or compost in your garden...

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: OUTSIDE THE BOX

Page: 82

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OUTSIDE THE BOX

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: ALL IS BRIGHT

Page: 82

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ALL IS BRIGHT

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: The Gift of Order

Pages: 84, 86, 88, 89

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The Gift of Order

These easy-to-assemble gifts are more than they appear-- each one also offers a way to stay organized during the holidays.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: It's better to Give

Pages: 91, 92, 95, 97, 98, 101, 102

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It's better to Give

IT'S THE THOUGHT THAT COUNTS, SO WE'VE DONE THE THINKING (AND THE HUNTING) FOR YOU WITH THESE 40-PLUS DELIGHT-INSPIRING SELECTIONS. ALL YOU NEED TO DO IS GRAB YOUR LIST AND START CHECKING IT OFF. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: Tag Team

Pages: 106, 109

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Tag Team

Inexpensive craft supplies, plus free designs you can download, are the star players in this lineup of easy-to-make gift tags.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: The Family Tree

Pages: 111, 112, 114, 116

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The Family Tree

This year, head to a farm to cut your own tree. You'll fill up on fun and fresh air.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: Let It Shine

Pages: 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135

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Let It Shine

A CONNECTICUT FARMHOUSE SPARKLES FOR THE HOLIDAYS WITH SIMPLE-TO-MAKE TRIMMINGS. THEY'RE SO PRETTY, IT'S TEMPTING TO LEAVE THEM UP YEAR-ROUND.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: Snow Glow

Pages: 136, 137, 138, 139

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Snow Glow

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: What matters most

Pages: 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145

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What matters most

HOLIDAY CHEER WITHOUT THE FRENZY? THIS FAMILY DOES IT BY LETTING A FEW FAVORITE TRADITIONS RISE TO THE TOP.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: Just Imagine

Pages: 214, 216

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Just Imagine

Kids may be dazzled by the lights and sounds of the holiday's hottest items, but it's the simple toys that spark youthful creativity the most.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: Letter Perfect

Pages: 218, 220

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Letter Perfect

Make your family's holiday letter a must-read this year.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2008 Magazine Article: I Did It!

Page: 228

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I Did It!

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