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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: A month of me time

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A month of me time

Lisa Quinn, author of the new book, Life's Too Short (below), says we all could use a timeout. This month, she shares her tips about how to create "me time" and what to do when you have it.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: BETWEEN FRIENDS

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BETWEEN FRIENDS

Living in a cold-weather climate, I've taught myself to consider the first day of April as the real start of spring, regardless of what the calendar says. While there may be a cold snap or two in waiting, the moment April arrives, I start packing up the winter clothes, pulling out patio furniture, and eyeing the yard for the possibilities of spring plantings.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Store more, store safe

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Store more, store safe

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Make our healthy chocolate dessert!

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Make our healthy chocolate dessert!

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Preserve Memories Forever

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Preserve Memories Forever

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Let decorating experts guide you

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Let decorating experts guide you

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Grow your best veggie garden ever

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Grow your best veggie garden ever

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Things to do this month...

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Things to do this month...

IN BLOOM You know spring is in the air when the cherry blossoms make their first appearance. Bring that feeling home by forcing flowering branches to bloom indoors. Try lilacs, forsythia, crabapple, or quince from your yard or buy branches from a florist.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: EVERYTHING EASTER

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EVERYTHING EASTER

Make the most of the spring holiday with these newly hatched tips.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Blogged...

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Blogged...

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: $10 PICK OF THE MONTH bamboo cheese board

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$10 PICK OF THE MONTH bamboo cheese board

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Stride right

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Stride right

These walking buddies create personal fitness programs and keep tabs on your progress. The gadgets easily slip into a pocket or clip onto an armband.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: First blush

Pages: 28, 30, 32

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First blush

In one moment, spring is back-- and that's reason to celebrate. Perk up your party with these seasonal touches.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Reality check

Pages: 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40

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Reality check

Serious doesn't cut it for this color-happy mom. Her home is a place to embrace real life (messes and all!).

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Hyacinth purple

Pages: 43, 44

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Hyacinth purple

Hyacinth purple is the new darling of trend watchers. We say its friendly, refreshing tones have always made it a great choice for interiors.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Media circus

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Media circus

Giant screens, hi-def movies, and video games that get your groove on-- staying home is more fun than ever. Here's how to keep all that gear from taking over your living room.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Little house near the big woods

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Little house near the big woods

AN ADDITION MAKES THIS ONCE-SMALL HOUSE A BETTER FIT FOR A GROWING FAMILY.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Open pantry

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Open pantry

Don't have a true pantry? Create well-ordered kitchen storage in found pockets of space.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Easy, Colorful Coleus

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Easy, Colorful Coleus

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Bolt of genius

Pages: 73, 74, 75, 76

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Bolt of genius

Can an old cottage learn new tricks? A design pro shares her secrets for unifying an odd layout with color, fabrics, and clutter-concealing furniture.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Living history

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Living history

There's nothing stuffy about this century-old kitchen. It now handles modern-day cooking and entertaining with ease.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Winning entry

Pages: 90, 92, 94

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Winning entry

This small addition succeeds on several fronts: It's a welcoming entrance, a stylish mudroom, and a spot to enjoy garden views.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Spring fix-ups with Danny Lipford

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Spring fix-ups with Danny Lipford

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Save energy now

Pages: 98, 100, 101, 102

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Save energy now

MAXIMIZE YOUR WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY Tax credits and new products make this a great time for improving your home's energy efficiency. Here are five things you should know about upgrading for energy savings.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: A Lilac That Reblooms

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A Lilac That Reblooms

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Corner on privacy

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Corner on privacy

Streetside properties aren't known for seclusion, and this one was no exception-- until some creative construction brought the privacy the owners craved.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Grow your best veggie garden ever

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Grow your best veggie garden ever

Strategies from our experts and handy tips from readers show you how to grow more, with less work and expense, than you thought possible.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Unlikely pairs

Pages: 124, 128, 130, 133

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Unlikely pairs

In this garden, plants look their best when they have little in common.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Q: a Lavender

Pages: 134, 135, 136, 137, 139

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Q: a Lavender

Advice about this romantic favorite from the Better Homes and Gardens experts.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Tall Grass

Page: 140

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Tall Grass

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Beautiful bouquets

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Beautiful bouquets

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: THIS MONTH IN THE GARDEN

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THIS MONTH IN THE GARDEN

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: 10-14 days

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10-14 days

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Packing pearls

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Packing pearls

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Garden smarts

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Garden smarts

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: 5 things to remember when you plan a tree

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5 things to remember when you plan a tree

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Our 20 favorite garden picks for 2010

Pages: 151, 152, 153, 154

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Our 20 favorite garden picks for 2010

1 AFRICAN DAISY Give this trendy Osteospermum, 'Serenity Purple', top, a try in your spring and fall container plantings. Ball Horticultural Co.; simplybeautifulgardens.com

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: TIME SAVER

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TIME SAVER

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: NEW WAYS WITH... honey

Page: 210

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NEW WAYS WITH... honey

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: COOK'S TIP

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COOK'S TIP

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Better tool

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Better tool

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: LEFTOVERS

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LEFTOVERS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Better finds

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Better finds

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: IN A PINCH

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IN A PINCH

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: TRIED THIS?

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TRIED THIS?

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: 84% of BHG readers create recipes based on ingredients they have on hand

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84% of BHG readers create recipes based on ingredients they have on hand

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Site-seeing

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Site-seeing

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Meet the mixer

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Meet the mixer

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Kitchen wisdom

Pages: 235, 236, 238

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Kitchen wisdom

It's so basic: A healthy kitchen starts with safe food. Here's what you can do to protect yourself and your family.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Must-have tools for any kitchen

Page: 240

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Must-have tools for any kitchen

Nearly half of all food-borne illness cases could be prevented if everyone washed their hands when handling food. Thoroughly scrub hands, wrists, fingernails, and between fingers in warm, soapy water for at least 20 seconds.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: How long can I save leftovers?

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How long can I save leftovers?

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Do I need to steer clear of Bisphenol-A in food containers?

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Do I need to steer clear of Bisphenol-A in food containers?

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: What Should I do if I see mold on my food?

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What Should I do if I see mold on my food?

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: 20% That's now much your short-term memory improves after you commune with nature

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20% That's now much your short-term memory improves after you commune with nature

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: SAFELY STASH YOUR HEALTH RECORDS

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SAFELY STASH YOUR HEALTH RECORDS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Tea, totally

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Tea, totally

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: NIGHTTIME'S NOT THE RIGHT TIME

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NIGHTTIME'S NOT THE RIGHT TIME

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Green Party

Pages: 252, 254

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Green Party

Repurpose household trash into treasure. These easy eco-friendly projects are perfect for parents and kids of all ages.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Bottle Service

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Bottle Service

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: WALK THE TALK

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WALK THE TALK

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: GET COOKING

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GET COOKING

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Game on

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Game on

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: MILEY'S SONG

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MILEY'S SONG

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: Sweet Spot

Page: 262

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Sweet Spot

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Better Homes & Gardens April 2010 Magazine Article: I did it!

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I did it!

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