The correct answer to the July Our Hometown Magazine Word Puzzle is...
1) lotion, motion, notion, potion
2) browns, crowns, drowns, frowns
This was the word puzzle:
Think of four common six-letter words that share these properties:
End in five letters, all exactly the same, in the same order.
The first letter of each of the words is a consecutive consonant in the alphabet (like B, C, D, F).