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Woman's World December 16, 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!

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17 NATIONAL MAPLE SYRUP DAY Drizzle on delicious! Give breakfast a flavor boost by spicing up store-bought syrup with this cinnamon-infused recipe from Laura Fuentes (LauraFuentes.com). “Heating cinnamon sticks in syrup melds the two flavors together,” she says. “It’s a match made in heaven!” To make Cinnamon Maple Syrup: In a small saucepan, simmer ½ cup of maple syrup, 1 tsp. of ground cinnamon and 1 cinnamon stick, stirring well, for 10 minutes over low heat. Remove from heat, drizzle on pancakes, waffles or French toast and enjoy immediately. JOKE OF THE WEEK Me: “Experts say accessorizing is the best way to stay young and healthy” Friend: “I’m pretty sure it’s exercising” FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20 GO CAROLING DAY Spread cheer! Need a reason to belt out Christmas tunes with fellow carolers? It’ll boost your mood, say researchers…

3 min.
relax and have fun this week

TV: CBS Honor an icon with Sally Field! She’s been lighting up screens since the mid-1960s and has appeared in more than 45 movies and TV shows, won three Emmy Awards and two Oscars—and now actress Sally Field is receiving the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors award for lifetime achievement. Also receiving the honor alongside her are singer Linda Ronstadt, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, the band Earth, Wind & Fire and the children’s TV show Sesame Street. The star-studded event features one-of-a-kind performances and heartfelt speeches by celebrities of music, film, theater and other arts. Watch it all on December 15. NETFLIX Make your day merry with Holiday Rush! Your heart is sure to warm to this tale of a widowed father who’s been spoiling his children since their mom passed. He loses his job as…

1 min.
it happened this week!

● Father of the Bride starring Steve Martin and Kimberly Williams-Paisley, hit screens in 1991. ● Working Girl was released in theaters in 1988. It won Melanie Griffith a Golden Globe for Best Actress. ● How the Grinch Stole Christmas premiered in 1966. Boris Karloff won a Grammy for his narration! ● The Dating Game debuted in 1965. The Brady Bunch’s Maureen McCormick was one of many celebs who were contestants! ● The Bangles’ “Walk Like an Egyptian” was #1 in 1986. The song was inspired by watching people on a ferry trying to keep their balance.…

2 min.
the best new holiday books!

Fiction CHICK LIT Royal Holiday by Jasmine Guillory Jasmine Guillory, author of The Wedding Date, is back with another romantic tale—and this one features a holiday twist! When Vivian Forest tags along on her daughter’s work trip to England, she’s excited to spend the holidays taking in the magnificent British sights. But what she doesn’t expect is to have an instant attraction to Malcolm Hudson, the queen’s private secretary. Sparks fly in this festive and fun love story. ROMANCE Wrapped Up in Christmas by Janice Lynn Filled with heartfelt charm, this novel follows Sarah Smith, who knits a quilt and donates it to a wounded warrior program. When Bodie Lewis, an injured Army Ranger, receives Sarah’s quilt, he sets out to thank her. Bodie is surprised to find the quilt’s maker is a young woman, and…

4 min.
he transforms hardship into holiday joy!

After tucking in his 3-year-old son, Hewitt, on Christmas Eve 2010, Don Liimatainen paused halfway down the stairs and gazed at the empty space under the Christmas tree in his living room. The Esko, Minnesota, single dad had been having health issues and had been unable to hold down a full-time job—and this year, there was just no money for gifts. Don’s chest felt hollow. This is the worst Christmas ever, he thought, tears welling in his eyes. Just then, the doorbell rang. “Merry Christmas!” Don’s mom, stepdad and grandmother exclaimed, their arms laden with presents. Hewitt would have a merry Christmas after all, and what’s more, the empty place in Don’s chest was now ablaze with a fire of hope. This turned out to be the BEST Christmas ever, Don smiled as he…

1 min.
3 free ways to spread christmas cheer!

1 Share a merry meal! Made a big purchase at Walmart? Download the free “Walmart Savings Catcher” app and scan your receipt. If a competitor offers a lower price on an item, you’ll be given the difference on a gift card and can put the money earned toward canned food to donate to your local food bank. 2 Deliver a sweet treat! Studies show that gifting food has the power to boost positivity! To spark smiles and hope in your community, ask co-workers or loved ones to donate any extra or leftover holiday cookies and cupcakes. Then make goodie bags to pass out to elderly neighbors or to drop off at a local homeless shelter. 3 Shop online like this! Buying your holiday gifts online this year? You can give back to the charity of…