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Woman's World

Woman's World 26-dic-16

A great week made easy! Woman's World is written for the traditional, family-oriented working woman. Each issue delivers a feel-good mix of heart-warming human interest stories, practical everyday solutions for work and home, and mouth-watering recipes.

Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Heinrich Bauer Publishing, L. P.
Frequency:
Weekly
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1 min.
borrowed from the blogs!

CakeSpy.com“ If you’re not too handy with Hebrew, Stars of David or snowflakes look nice, too!” Perfect for Hanukkah: Marshmallow dreidels! These marshmallow and chocolate treats from blogger Jessie Moore of CakeSpy.com will disappear in a flash! Make it yourself! • 12 jumbo marshmallows • 12-16 (3"-4" long) pretzel sticks • 1 1/4 cups dark or milk chocolate chips or blue candy melts, melted • 12 chocolate Kiss candies • 1 tube white decorating icing • Line baking sheet with wax paper. Spear each marshmallow with pretzel stick, making sure it goes 3/4 of the way through. Dip bottom of 1 chocolate Kiss in chocolate; adhere to other end of marshmallow. Place on its side on wax paper to set. Repeat with remaining marshmallows. Refrigerate 30 minutes to ensure that components have adhered to one another. Gently reheat chocolate…

1 min.
what makes me happy !

“I cherish her gift!” Above my fireplace used to hang a framed Victorian print of a mother and daughter, placed there just before my mom passed away. When redecorating years later, I decided to hang something new. But, as I mentioned to my friend Colleen, it had to be something special. As we were flipping through a magazine, I admired a white burlap wreath. To my surprise, on Christmas Eve Colleen gave me a beautiful burlap wreath she’d handmade. I was so touched, and I knew right away that it was going to hang in the special spot above my fireplace. I smile every time I see it! You deserve a little lift! “In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.” —Nikos Kazantzakis Do you have a happy moment to share? E-mail…

2 min.
cuddle up with a polar bear!

This week’s Hot Trend It may be chilly outside, but these adorable bears will warm your heart! Time at home makes your family happier! Think new, exciting activities are the key to family togetherness? The opposite is true! The more downtime families spend at home doing everyday activities, the happier they are, research shows. Doing things together in a familiar setting focuses your “brainpower” on the relationship, enhancing your love for each other! He really does only have eyes for you! Next time your guy tells you he doesn’t look at other women, believe him! A new study shows most committed folks perceive good-looking singles as less attractive than they actually are—and don’t even realize they’re downgrading the other person’s appearance. It’s an unintentional phenomenon that helps keep couples faithful! PET NEWS! The weird way your dog…

1 min.
it happened this week!

• Walt Disney’s first full-length animated film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, had its star-studded premiere in Los Angeles in 1937. Attendees included Cary Grant, Shirley Temple, Judy Garland, George Burns, Ginger Rogers, Marlene Dietrich and Charlie Chaplin, who, the next day, declared that Dopey was “one of the greatest comedians of all time!” • Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol was published in 1843—and sold out in three days. Dickens was the first famous writer to read his work aloud in public—and his first reading was this book. He also chose it as his last reading, in 1870, saying to the audience before retiring due to ill health, “ . . . I vanish now for evermore, with one heartfelt, grateful, respectful, and affectionate farewell.” • The four-hour-long film Gone With…

4 min.
have fun this week!

Sip a delicious ho liday drink! • Warm up with Red Velvet Cocoa! Crimson-colored cocoa couldn’t be easier to make. Combine 1 cup whole milk and 1 Tbs. sugar in a medium saucepan and simmer, stirring to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat and stir in 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips; once melted, add 1/2 tsp. red food coloring and 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract. Pour into a mug and top with marshmallows! • Feel like a kid again with a Candy Cane Milkshake! Blend 1 crushed candy cane and 1 cup vanilla ice cream until smooth and creamy. Sprinkle with more crushed candy cane for a sweet finish! • Sip a silky Gingerbread Martini! Start by making gingerbread syrup: Heat 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup water, 2 cloves and half of a cinnamon stick in…

1 min.
read a story of holiday hope!

Twelve Days of Christmas by Debbie Macomber. Julia Pad-den has always known you catch more flies with honey than vinegar. However, her new neighbor, Cain, appears immune to her charms. Determined to win him over, Julia creates a blog called “The Twelve Days of Christmas” to document her daily efforts, like bringing him homemade treats. The blog quickly goes viral, but even more surprising than her success is her attraction to Cain. But will she lose him if he finds out about the blog? A Lowcountry Christmas by Mary Alice Monroe. All 10-year-old Miller wants for Christmas is a dog, but with finances and family tensions more strained than ever, his wish seems impossible. To make matters worse, his brother Taylor’s return from war is marred with his struggle with PTSD.…