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Jan 16, 2007
Better Homes and Gardens February 2007 Issue Highlights

Better Homes and Gardens Editors Available For Interviews—

Love Notes; pg. 25
Make someone’s Valentine’s Day with a greeting that’s crafted by hand and comes from the heart. Better Homes and Gardens offers step by step instructions for a handful of sweet greetings.

Window Dressing; pg. 34
Transform your curtains from simple to chic in one afternoon by adorning plain ready-made panels. Better Homes and Gardens offers four easy steps for style made simple: ruffle the edge, sheer overlay, painted stencil, and vertical stripes.

Shelf Examination; pg. 60
Is your linen closet an avalanche of towels, sheets, and random items? Better Homes and Gardens offers tips to restore some order, including storing heavy items towards the bottom, using the back of the closet door for hanging space, and reserving the hard-to-reach top shelf for seasonal supplies.

Painting with Flowers; pg. 91
A garden needn’t be huge to make an impact. Better Homes and Gardens shows you how a Southern California gardener turned her small front yard into a cottage garden.

Potting Up Spring; pg. 114
Outdoor steps are the ideal stage for container-grown shrubs, perennials, annuals, and bulbs that jump-start the season. Better Homes and Gardens presents an array of potted plants that bloom just in time for early spring.

A Valentine’s Dinner: She Cooks/He Cooks; pg. 158
Fiery food writer, Marge Perry, and cool-and-calm chef, David Bonom, share smart tips, a foolproof menu—and a generous serving of fun. The newlyweds create a delicious, Valentine’s dinner, including a salmon “martini” starter, sweet-and-fiery polenta fries, and an easy mix of grilled entrees.

Fast-Fix Dinners; pg. 181
When you want dinner now, these everyday easy recipes are perfect for busy families. Better Homes and Gardens recommends buffalo chicken pizza, pumpkin-bean soup, tuna-potato cakes, and maple pork and apples for meals in jiffy.

Healthy Heart; pg. 199
Everyone could use some news on how to stay heart-healthy. Better Homes and Gardens offers pages of health conscious tips and suggestions, including women’s heart attack symptoms and heart-healthy menus.

Healthy You; pg. 214
Better Homes and Gardens offers a 5-step routine to keep skin comfortable and touchable all winter long. Try this countdown to smooth skin: exfoliate regularly, go gentle on the wash, moisturize smart, replenish, and be proactive.

The February issue of Better Homes and Gardens is currently available on newsstands.

Caroline Hemingway
(212) 255-8455, ext. 24

Margaret Bensfield
(212) 255-8455, ext. 14