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Woman's World January 13, 2020

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!

FRIDAY, JANUARY 17 HOT BUTTERED RUM DAY Savor seasonal flavor Warm up from the inside out today with this toasty mixed drink, which dates back to the Colonial days. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and salty, say the expert mixologists in the Woman’s World test kitchen, who recommend sipping it in front of a warm fire. To make a Hot Buttered Rum: Put 1 tsp. of brown sugar and a pinch each of your favorite spices (like cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice) into a mug. Add 2 oz. of dark or spiced rum and 6 oz. of hot apple cider or water. Top with a pat of room-temperature butter, stir and enjoy. JOKE OF THE WEEK The adult version of ‘head, shoulders, knees and toes’ is… ‘wallet, glasses, keys and phone’ SUNDAY, JANUARY 12 NATIONAL VISION BOARD…

3 min.
relax and have fun this week

MUSIC Hear new music from Little Big Town! It’s been three years since country superstars Little Big Town dropped a new album, and now the wait is over! On January 17, the band will release their ninth studio recording, Nightfall, which features 13 new tracks, including “The Daughters” and “Over Drinking.” Even better? You can catch the tunes live when the quartet—Kimberly Schlapman, Jimi Westbrook, Karen Fairchild and Phillip Sweet—kicks off a 34-date tour. The first stop: New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall on January 16. For more information on dates and tickets, go to LittleBigTown.com. MOVIE Set off on an adventure with Doolittle! See Robert Downey Jr. take on the classic role of the doctor who can talk to animals! After the death of his wife, eccentric Dr. John Doolittle has locked himself away…

1 min.
it happened this week!

● Dynasty debuted in 1981. The hit show had its own line of merchandise, including $3 pantyhose and $150 Forever Krystle perfume! ● Faye Dunaway was born in 1941. She won her first and only Oscar for her role in Network. ● Barry Manilow scored his first #1 hit with “Mandy” in 1975—at the start of his music career, he recorded under the name Featherbed! ● Leonard Nimoy, best known for playing Spock in the Star Trek franchise, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1985. ● Happy Days debuted in 1974. Micky Dolenz of The Monkees was the first choice to play Fonzie, but the producers decided he was too tall!…

2 min.
this week’s best new books

Fiction ROMANCE The Way Back to You by Sharon Sala Filled with heartfelt charm and lovable characters, this sweet novel follows Sully Raines, a retired fireman, who sets out to find his birth mother in Blessings, Georgia. When he arrives, he rescues a woman from an accident, only to later realize she’s his childhood sweetheart, Melissa. Soon, sparks fly between them again and Sully’s search for answers about his past might just become the key to his future. A truly delightful read. THRILLER The Safe House by Kiki Swinson Suspense, adventure and a race against time…this thrilling action-packed story has it all. When a get-rich-quick scheme goes wrong, Misty Heiress finds herself mistakenly tangled up with a drug cartel and the FBI. Her life continues to unravel as the police name her a suspect in her…

4 min.
opening hearts—one laugh at a time!

“He’s beautiful!” Ellen and Rob Snow smiled joyfully as they gazed at their newborn son, Henry. But a few hours later, there was a knock on Ellen’s hospital room door. “I’m Dr. Stacey,” a pediatrician said warmly. “There’s something I need to tell you. We’re waiting for blood test results to confirm, but after some preliminary tests, there is an 80% chance that Henry has Down syndrome.” Ellen and Rob felt like they’d been punched in the stomach. How could this be true? their minds reeled. What will this mean for Henry? The Medina, Ohio, couple already had a 4-year-old son, Charlie, and knew a special needs baby would completely transform their family. Seeing the sadness and worry in their eyes, Dr. Stacey assured, “Henry is going to be awesome!” And opening…

1 min.
3 surprising health benefits of a good chuckle!

1 Eases aches and pains! A recent UCLA study found that after reading cartoons or watching funny shows, hospital patients’ pain tolerance dramatically increased, cutting aches by 50% for several hours. Researchers explain that laughter prods the brain to produce painkilling opiates, which relieve major ouches! 2 Boosts energy! “Laughter eases tension and fatigue by significantly reducing levels of the stress hormone cortisol,” explains neuropsychiatrist Daniel Amen, M.D. What’s more, researchers at the University of Nebraska have reported that laughing also boosts energy levels by 75%. To get a good chuckle going, Dr. Amen recommends cueing up a funny movie or recalling your favorite hilarious moments with friends or loved ones. 3 Aids weight loss! A study in the journal Obesity measured the number of calories expended by 45 adults as they watched different TV…