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Woman's World October 28, 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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52 Issues

in this issue

3 min.
fill your week with smiles!

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31 HALLOWEEN Get in the spooky spirit! Conjure up a ghoulishly good cocktail for your grown-up visitors tonight! “Halloween is usually all about the kids, but the adults can also have fun with a boozy treat!” says Erin, who shares recipes at DinnersDishesAndDesserts.com. To make Erin’s chilling cocktail: In a pitcher, mix 48 oz. of green Hawaiian punch, 12 oz. of pineapple juice and 2 cups of gin. When ready to serve, stir in 16 oz. of lemon-lime soda. Serve over ice and garnish with gummi worms or other Halloween candy. Serves 10. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2 BOOK LOVERS DAY Discover new reads! Gather your friends for a book swap! “The premise is simple: Bring a book you love and get ready for a twist on a white elephant gift exchange,” says Danny Feekes, managing…

3 min.
relax and have fun this week

MUSIC Sing along to new music from Miranda Lambert! It’s been three years since her last album, and after releasing a slew of new singles earlier this year, Miranda Lambert is back with a full-length recording! Wildcard comes out November 1, and the country superstar co-wrote all of the 14 tracks, including “It All Comes Out in the Wash,” “Locomotive” and “Way Too Pretty for Prison,” a collaboration with Maren Morris. To find out more about her new music and upcoming tour with Cody Johnson and Lanco, go to MirandaLambert.com. MOVIE Thrill at the spectacle of Cirque du Soleil! Go on a journey like nothing you’ve ever seen before when Cirque Du Soleil’s Luzia hits movie theaters for one night only on October 29. Inspired by the richness of Mexican culture, the show’s name combines…

1 min.
it happened this week!

• “Islands in the Stream” by Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton hit number one in 1983. The song was originally written for Marvin Gaye! • It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown first aired in 1966—it was the third Peanuts special. • Julia Roberts was born in 1967. Before becoming an Oscar winner, the actress worked as an ice-cream scooper. • Cool Hand Luke premiered in 1967. Jack Lemmon and Telly Savalas were also up for the role snagged by Paul Newman! • Kermit the Frog was trademark registered in 1955. The original Muppet was made from an old coat and had Ping-Pong balls for eyes!…

2 min.
this week’s best new books

Fiction COZY MYSTERY Crypt Suzette by Maya Corrigan This feisty, quirky whodunit begins as Val Deniston gears up for the Halloween party she’s catering for the new bookshop in town. But after the bash, she finds her granddad’s roommate, Suzette Cripps, mowed down by a hit-and-run driver. At first, Val thinks this fright-night debacle was just an accident, but as she digs for the truth, she finds that Suzette was a target. Now Val is determined to rip the mask off the culprit before it’s too late! THRILLER The Institute by Stephen King Iconic author Stephen King has penned 52 novels—and sold 350 million copies—and his latest hair-raising tale promises thrills and chills. Luke Ellis wakes up in a room that looks like his own, only there’s no way out. Outside his door is an institute…

4 min.
“sharing hope and joy is what makes life truly magical!”

“Trick or treat!” excited little voices rang out as Kelsey Meeks walked home on a balmy New Orleans Halloween evening in 2007. She smiled, but then as a group of young kids rushed past her, Kelsey grew confused. Where are their costumes? she wondered, suddenly noticing that all the kids were wearing their regular clothes. Having just moved to the city to attend law school, she asked a friend what was going on. “Hurricane Katrina was just two years ago,” the woman reminded Kelsey. “Lots of these families lost everything and are still struggling to rebuild their lives. There’s just no money for extras like costumes.” Kelsey’s heart clenched. Growing up, dressing up as a princess, superhero or even a scary monster on Halloween was the highlight of her year. Every kid deserves…

1 min.
3 acts of kindness that make halloween extra sweet!

1 Scare away hunger! Fight hunger this Halloween by signing up to host a “virtual” food drive on ItsSpookyToBeHungry.org—where every $1 you raise provides three meals to people in need! Simply log on, click “Start a Virtual Drive,” set a fund-raising goal and spread the word via social media and email. You can even ask neighbors and loved ones to donate when they stop by to trick-or-treat! 2 Fill hearts with hope! To spark smiles as wide as a jack-o’-lantern’s, pick up discounted bulk packs of individually wrapped candy at Walmart or your local grocery store. Then fill plastic baggies with the goodies, add a hopeful message like “Have a boo-tiful day” or “You’re spooktacular” and deliver the feel-good treats to your local homeless or women’s shelter to spread a moment of joy. 3…