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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: BETWEEN FRIENDS

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BETWEEN FRIENDS

every year, as we put the finishing touches on our December issue, I know that my in-box will soon be overflowing with messages letting me know what you think about it.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Holiday Ideas Daily

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Holiday Ideas Daily

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Q: How do you keep your holidays fresh?

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Q: How do you keep your holidays fresh?

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Choose this, not that

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Choose this, not that

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Win $5,000 Last Chance

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Win $5,000 Last Chance

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Our Best-Ever Cookies

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Our Best-Ever Cookies

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Deck Your Halls

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Deck Your Halls

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Quick and Easy Dinners

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Quick and Easy Dinners

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Be an Angel

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Be an Angel

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: INDISPENSABLE: TIERED TRAY

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INDISPENSABLE: TIERED TRAY

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Qa: What should I keep in my car for safety?

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Qa: What should I keep in my car for safety?

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Things to do this month...

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Things to do this month...

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: 5 Gifts that give back to charity

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5 Gifts that give back to charity

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Blogged...

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Blogged...

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: ORNAMENT-INSPIRED COOKIES

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ORNAMENT-INSPIRED COOKIES

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Pop!

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Pop!

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Good fun

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Good fun

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Good read

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Good read

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Good deed

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Good deed

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: $8 Glass Globes

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$8 Glass Globes

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: 10 High Performers

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10 High Performers

No need to call tech support. From the gotta-have-it to the just plain fun, these gadget gifts and add-ons are easy to use.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Making Merry

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Making Merry

Entertaining expert Matthew Mead shows how to set a table that dials down the fuss but not the festivity.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Snow Days

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Snow Days

A winter-loving family finds holiday spirit in nature, indoors and out.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Enchanted Night

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Enchanted Night

Birdbaths and holiday lighting set winter landscapes aglow.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Joyful & Bright

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Joyful & Bright

This family's fresh take on Christmas proves that holiday fun doesn't have to be red and green.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Wrap This, Top That

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Wrap This, Top That

Jazz up your packages by mixing one patterned paper and two solids in different ways-- then add a thoughtful topper that goes beyond the bow.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Dressed for Guests

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Dressed for Guests

Simple, long-lasting touches keep casual spaces guest-ready. Stylist Alexandra Hedin shows you how.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Lavender--A Gift of Scent

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Lavender--A Gift of Scent

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Winter Greens

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Winter Greens

This holiday, deck the walls-- and the porch and patio-- with the woodsy beauty of conifers.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Special Delivery

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Special Delivery

WHEN PACKING AND SENDING HOLIDAY GIFTS, A FEW SIMPLE PRACTICES WILL HELP YOU REDUCE WASTE AND SAVE MONEY.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Second-chance garlands

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Second-chance garlands

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: NEW GREEN TRADITIONS

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NEW GREEN TRADITIONS

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Give gifts you don't have to wrap or ship, such as music and movies from iTunes, club memberships, charitable contributions, concert tickets purchased online, and virtual gift cards...

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Give gifts you don't have to wrap or ship, such as music and movies from iTunes, club memberships, charitable contributions, concert tickets purchased online, and virtual gift cards...

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Comeback cards

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Comeback cards

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: TAKE YOUR BOUGH

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TAKE YOUR BOUGH

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Hung With Care

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Hung With Care

Make your mantel festive with these easy decorating ideas.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Sweet Tradition

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Sweet Tradition

A young mom shares how she brings family and friends together for sugarcoated fun.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Joy of Giving

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Joy of Giving

The best gift brings happiness to those you love-- and finding the just-right present can make you feel pretty good, too. Our holiday gift guide will help you spread the joy.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: By special arrangement

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By special arrangement

SNIPPED FROM THE PLANT, POINSETTIA BLOOMS MAKE SIMPLE YET BOLD HOLIDAY DISPLAYS.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Past and presents

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Past and presents

DRAWING INSPIRATION FROM TREASURED OLD-WORLD CUSTOMS, THIS FAMILY FILLS THE HOLIDAY WITH FROLIC, FLOURISH, AND UNFORGETTABLE TIME TOGETHER.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Fresh-picked brussels sprouts

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Fresh-picked brussels sprouts

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Better tool

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Better tool

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: SWEET TRICK

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SWEET TRICK

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: TIME-SAVER

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TIME-SAVER

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: LEFTOVERS

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LEFTOVERS

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: New ways with... tomato paste

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New ways with... tomato paste

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Site-seeing...

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Site-seeing...

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: IN A PINCH

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IN A PINCH

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Better finds

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Better finds

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Meet the mixer

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Meet the mixer

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: 59% of BHG readers host casual sit-down meals during the Holidays...

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59% of BHG readers host casual sit-down meals during the Holidays...

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: TRIED THIS?

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TRIED THIS?

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Warm Hearts, Hands

Pages: 225, 226

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Warm Hearts, Hands

There's no good reason you can have only one or the other this winter.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: A Return to Meaning

Pages: 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237

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A Return to Meaning

BHG Editor Christian Millman stumbles upon a holiday tradition for his family--then finds that many others have also sought to recapture the spirit of the season in simple yet profound ways.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Delicious Fruit Gift

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Delicious Fruit Gift

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Guests sleeping softly

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Guests sleeping softly

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: THE HEALTHY GUIDE TO WALT DISNEY WORLD 2009

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THE HEALTHY GUIDE TO WALT DISNEY WORLD 2009

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Testing 1, 2... me holiday cleanse

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Testing 1, 2... me holiday cleanse

Year after year, I promise not to overindulge at the holidays and year after year, I do. If that sounds like you, too, consider a post-holiday mini-cleanse. To see how one might work, I tried The Quantum Wellness Cleanse by Kathy Freston. She calls for a 21-day commitment, but I only followed it for seven. The idea is to eliminate what Freston calls the "Big Five"-- alcohol, caffeine, gluten, animal products, and sugar.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Peppermint tonic for your tummy

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Peppermint tonic for your tummy

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Delicious, nutritious crackers

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Delicious, nutritious crackers

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Freebie

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Freebie

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: TIME TO CONVERT TO A ROTH IRA?

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TIME TO CONVERT TO A ROTH IRA?

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: Going rate $35-$45

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Going rate $35-$45

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: WORLDLY WRAPS

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WORLDLY WRAPS

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: HOUSE OF CARDS

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HOUSE OF CARDS

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Better Homes & Gardens December 2009 Magazine Article: I Did It!

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I Did It!

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