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Woman's World December 9, 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.

Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Heinrich Bauer Publishing, L. P.
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3 min.
fill your week with smiles!

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12 NATIONAL POINSETTIA DAY Toast to holiday joy! Celebrate the day with a poinsettia cocktail—named for its festive red hue, which mimics the color of the seasonal flower. Kathryn Doherty of FamilyFoodOnTheTable.com, who created this sip, says, “It’s as fun and fizzy-tasting as it looks and is full of sweet and tart cranberry flavor!” To make Doherty’s Poinsettia Cocktail: Fill champagne glasses halfway with sparkling wine. Add a splash of orange liqueur and top with cranberry juice. To make it more festive, rim the glasses with sugar first or drop in a few cranberries or pomegranate seeds. Makes 8 drinks. JOKE OF THE WEEK Is this thing on? A man sent a text to his wife: Hi, honey, I’ll be home late tonight. I hope you don’t mind putting the kids to bed. But…

3 min.
relax and have fun this week

TV: ABC Kick off the holiday season with CMA Country Christmas! Christmas is going country as your favorite music stars perform holiday classics and one-of-a-kind collaborations at the 10th annual CMA Country Christmas special, airing on December 3. Look for appearances from Kristin Chenoweth, for King & Country, Chris Janson, Tori Kelly, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Chris Young, Brett Young and CeCe Winans. And to keep that festive feeling going all season long, go to CMAChristmas.com to stream the CMA Country Christmas playlist. TV: ABC Laugh along with America’s Funniest Videos! It’s the longest-running primetime show on television, and this year, America’s Funniest Home Videos turns 30! To celebrate, some of the hosts are returning to talk about their favorite moments, along with a history of the show, how it has evolved over the years…

1 min.
it happened this week!

● Babes in Toyland with Annette Funicello and Tommy Sands was released in 1961. The film is based on a 1903 operetta. ● Donna Mills was born in 1940. She got her start on the soap The Secret Storm. ● A Charlie Brown Christmas premiered in 1965. It won the Emmy for outstanding children’s program. ● Magnum P.I. debuted in 1980. Star Tom Selleck’s iconic Hawaiian shirt was donated to the National Museum of American History! ● Saturday Night Fever hit theaters in 1977. The movie’s album was the top-selling soundtrack album for 15 years!…

2 min.
this week’s best new books

Fiction HISTORICAL FICTION Spy by Danielle Steel In her latest beautifully written saga, beloved author Danielle Steel whisks readers back to 1939 London. At the start of WWII, Alexandra Wickham leaves her affluent family to volunteer as a nurse. But when Alex’s superiors discover she’s fluent in French and German, she’s recruited to become a secret agent. What follows is an adventure full of secrets, espionage, life-and-death missions and how women can truly change history. COZY MYSTERY Cobblered to Death by Rosemarie Ross This quirky whodunit stars Courtney Archer, host of the show Cooking with the Farmer’s Daughter, who’s just been cast on a reality baking show. Drama heats up when Mick, another contestant, finds out Courtney is actually a pediatrician’s daughter. But when Mick is found dead, and Courtney’s cast-iron pan is believed to be…

4 min.
“i took a ‘kindness’ road trip, and found so much good out there!”

With a turn of the key in the ignition, Mary Latham heard Old Blue’s engine rumble and purr. The navy Subaru Outback had belonged to her mom, Patricia Latham, and running her hands over the steering wheel, Mary could feel her mother’s presence… even though it had been three years since she’d passed from cancer. Mary missed her mom’s smile, her laugh, their hugs and her insightful wisdom. As Old Blue’s engine hummed, Mary’s mind flashed back to that morning in 2012 when she’d called her mom after hearing about the Sandy Hook school shooting on the news. “How could something so terrible happen?” Mary had blurted, tearfully. “How is there so much bad in the world?” “Mary,” her mom interrupted, her voice soft. “There are always going to be tragedies in…

1 min.
find more kindness each day!

1 Ask this question “Simply asking yourself, How can I bring kindness into this moment? helps you see new opportunities to love and lift up others,” says psychologist Tara Cousineau, Ph.D., author of The Kindness Cure. “Also, keeping a diary of the kindnesses you notice, reveals all the good that’s out there!” 2 Inject self-care “When we purposely engage in activities that generate a positive emotion—like thinking of a loved one or a happy memory—we relax, our heart opens and we see the world in a more positive way,” says Cousineau. “This way of being kind to ourselves is like an inoculation against negativity!” 3 Start a ripple effect “There is a Three Degrees of Influence rule,” explains Cousineau. “For instance, if you are kind to a friend, that generous behavior spreads to your friend…