"Better Homes and Gardens Homepage"I have a longstanding history with Better Homes and Gardens. I swiped my mom’s magazines until I started having it delivered to my dorm room in college. More than a few years later, I still look forward to my magazine each month. And this obsession extends to the web site, as www.BHG.com is one of my first go-to sites for this column or when I need decorating tips, recipes, and holiday ideas. (As plants wither in my presence, I don’t take much advantage of the garden part, though.) So when I say I’m excited about the updated BHG site, it’s not just because they sent me the promotional material and free subscriptions to give away. I actually am excited.

Above is a glimpse of their new home page. CLICK HERE to visit the new BHG. The site has a new, fresh, clean design; every major category is accessible from the green bar on the home page to make the site easier to navigate; the food and recipe sections have been overhauled to help you quickly find what you need; you’ll find beautiful, larger images throughout; and the site is updated multiple times a day. As one who mines the internet for my job, I rely heavily on a site’s slideshows to quickly search for edible crafts. I’m always grateful for a well organized format that also offers the entire slideshow as thumbnails, and so few sites do this. Phew. BHG now does. (Really, I’m a slideshow nut, so this new and improved slideshow feature is a big one for me.)

You may have picked up on my “free subscriptions to give away” comment. Yes. BHG has given me some magazine subscriptions to give away. Five of them! Stay tuned… Details on how to enter are coming soon.

"better homes and gardens recipes"

By Meaghan Mountford


9 Comments so far

  1. Maria Soto on May 20, 2011 2:06 pm

    I like this too, I get my diabetes magazine from the as well. their emails are full of creative projects and ideas. love, love BHG!!!

  2. Gretchen Vanderbunt on May 20, 2011 3:56 pm

    I am a long time reader/subscriber. Would love to have a free year added onto my subscription.

  3. Judy on May 21, 2011 4:37 am

    Love the BHG!

  4. Michelle T on May 21, 2011 5:03 am

    I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this mag!!!

  5. may on May 21, 2011 5:26 am

    I love all the recipes and wonderful stories …..particularly during. the holidays. Thank you for the great giveaway opportunity!

  6. Margaret on May 22, 2011 11:02 am

    I am so happy the BHG has survived and is still and forever shall be so popular.

  7. TaMara on May 22, 2011 6:38 pm

    I can’t afford a subscription but would LOVE to have one. I’m a visual person so it would be so wonderful to have my very own to peruse often!

  8. Charlene McCracken on May 23, 2011 8:43 pm

    BHG has been around for so long but every issue is fresh and up to date! so many wonderful articles and recipes.

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