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Woman's World October 21, 2019

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.

United States
Heinrich Bauer Publishing, L. P.
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$4.10(Incl. tax)
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52 Issues

in this issue

3 min.
fill your week with smiles!

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26 NATIONAL PUMPKIN DAY Raise a glass to fall! Get into the Halloween spirit a few days early with a sip that captures the flavors of fall. The pumpkin puree in this cocktail created by the pros in the Woman’s World test kitchen mirrors the creaminess of pumpkin pie, and the maple syrup adds just the right amount of sweetness. To make a Jack-o’-Lantern Martini: Moisten the rim of a martini glass with water and dip in black rimming sugar. Add 1 Tbs. of pumpkin puree, 2 oz. of vodka, 1 tsp. of maple syrup and 1 tsp. of fresh-squeezed orange juice to a cocktail shaker; shake and strain into glass. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24 TAKE BACK YOUR TIME DAY Take a break! Forget about your to-do’s today! “There’s some amazing research on the power…

3 min.
relax and have fun this week

NETFLIX Delight in a good laugh with The Kominsky Method! The sun isn’t setting yet on aging acting coach Sandy Kominsky (Michael Douglas) and his agent, Norman Newlander (Alan Arkin)—together, the two keep each other laughing while navigating the ups and downs of getting older in Hollywood. Their latest curveballs? Sandy meets and bonds with his daughter’s new boyfriend, Martin (Paul Reiser), who is closer to Sandy in age than he’d like. And when Norman unexpectedly reconnects with an ex-flame, Madelyn (Jane Seymour), they start seeing each other again after 50 years. Catch the second season of The Kominsky Method October 25. TV: LIFETIME Fall in love with The Road Home for Christmas! Holiday romance is in the air! Lindsay and Wes are rival musicians in a dueling piano act, but when they find themselves…

1 min.
it happened this week!

• The TV series Newhart debuted in 1982. Creator Bob Newhart got the idea while people-watching in a restaurant in a Seattle hotel. • Ryan Reynolds was born in 1976. The successful actor actually failed his high school drama class! • The Smurfs first appeared in the comic “Johan & Pirlout” in 1958—it took 23 years to get their own show. • Halloween, starring an 18-year-old Jamie Lee Curtis in her feature film debut, was released in theaters in 1978. • “True Colors” by Cyndi Lauper hit number one in 1986. The song’s writers originally offered it to singer Anne Murray, who passed on recording it!…

2 min.
this week’s best new books

Fiction HISTORICAL FICTION The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes Jojo Moyes, bestselling author of the beloved novel Me Before You, returns with a new heartfelt tale set in Depression-era America. Alice Wright marries American Bennett Van Cleve to escape her life in England, but she soon discovers Kentucky isn’t much better. So when an opportunity arises, she joins Eleanor Roosevelt’s traveling library to deliver books by horseback. Based on a true story, this is a tale of friendship, loss and love. CHICK LIT Life on Loan by Ashley Farley Filled with warmth and hope, this novel about second chances follows old college friends Lena Browder and Olivia Westcoat, who unexpectedly meet again in an airport lounge. Both of their lives are falling apart, so they decide to trade houses for one month of rest and…

4 min.
“sharing love and hope can help heal our deepest hurts!”

Lydia Crochet’s heart fluttered as she gazed into the wide brown eyes of the pup on her computer screen. “This one is perfect!” Lydia gushed to her co-worker, who had enlisted Lydia’s help in choosing a dog to adopt. Scanning the internet for rescues, Lydia had been immediately captivated by the sweet 6-month old puppy, deemed special needs because of a deformed right leg. So when her co-worker wasn’t interested, Lydia’s heart sank in disappointment. Days later, Lydia couldn’t get the dog off her mind. I have to go visit her, she resolved, heading to the local Lake Charles, Louisiana, animal shelter after work one day. And as soon as she laid eyes on the puppy, who’d just had her right front leg amputated, it was settled. “You’re coming home with me,”…

1 min.
3 ways furry friends can trigger joy!

1 Feel the power of ‘kawaii’ The Japanese concept of “kawaii,” or gazing at a photo or video of something cute—like a fluffy animal—has been shown to dramatically boost mood, says neuroscientist Olav Krigolson, Ph.D. “It instantly releases dopamine in your brain for a burst of happy!” 2 Relax with a snuggle Studies show that just three minutes of cuddling a pet floods the brain with the “love hormone” oxytocin, increasing relaxation and bringing on bliss. No pet of your own? Many local shelters now offer volunteer “snuggler” positions created to comfort and socialize rescue pets so they’re more adoptable—it’s a win-win! 3 Create a cute ‘to-do’ Harvard researchers have found that being in the presence of an adorable animal for 15 minutes reduces stress by 40%. To add some cute to your routine: Visit…