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Woman's World February 3, 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.

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3 min.
fill your week with smiles!

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2 SUPER BOWL SUNDAY Toast to the big game! Nothing pairs better with the Super Bowl than a cold beer—and this simple beer cocktail created by Jon Yeager, co-author of The Ultimate Guide to Beer Cocktails, takes it up a notch! “It’s similar to a mimosa: Easy to make and beyond refreshing,” he says. “It’s a wonderful alternative to the heaviness of the snack table.” To make ‘The Drop’: Pour grapefruit beer (like Stiegl Grapefruit Radler) into a glass. Add 1 oz. of dry cherry liqueur (like Luxardo maraschino liqueur). Garnish with a lime wedge, if desired. Makes 1 drink FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7 ROSE DAY Celebrate you! Next week is all about red roses and romance, but today, you can treat yourself to a pink and peach bunch, which cost less and are just…

3 min.
relax and have fun this week

TV: NBC Take a laugh break with Indebted! Fran Drescher returns to TV in this new comedy that’ll have you in stitches! Dave and Rebecca are finally ready to reclaim their lives after years of diapers and sleepless nights, but things take an unexpected turn when Dave’s parents, Linda (Drescher) and Stew (Steven Weber), show up unannounced and broke after having mismanaged their finances. They have no choice but to welcome his parents into their home. But as Mom and Dad soon show, they aren’t great with boundaries. The question becomes: Who’s parenting whom? See the lines get hilariously blurred when the show premieres on February 6. MUSIC Hear new music from Richard Marx! It’s been 30 years since the release of his breakthrough album, Repeat Offender, featuring his hit song, “Right Here Waiting,” and…

1 min.
it happened this week!

• Good Times, a spin-off of Maude, also a spin-off of All in the Family, premiered in 1974. • Queen Elizabeth II became queen in 1952. At the exact moment of succession, she was in a tree house at the Treetops Hotel in Kenya. • The largest Jell-O mold ever, 9,246 gallons of watermelon flavor, was made in 1981. • Garth Brooks won Best Country Artist at the American Music Awards in 1994. He is the highest-selling artist in country music history. • Kelly Ripa was announced as co-host of Live! with Regis Philbin in 2001. The two wouldn’t speak off set in order to keep their banter witty!…

2 min.
this week’s best new books

Fiction WOMEN’S FICTION Recipe for a Perfect Wife by Karma Brown This captivating novel alternates between the perspectives of Alice Hale, a modern-day woman who leaves her big-city career and moves to the suburbs with her husband, and her new home’s previous owner, a 1950s housewife named Nellie. After finding a cookbook with Nellie’s notes in the margins, Alice discovers astonishing parallels between their lives—including a sinister side to Nellie’s marriage. Clever, dark and empowering. HISTORICAL FICTION Inventing Victoria by Tonya Bolden As a young black woman in 1880s Georgia, Essie finds herself longing for a more luxurious life. And after meeting a rich and cultured lady named Dorcas Vashon—who transforms her into “Victoria” with education, etiquette lessons and a beautiful new wardrobe—the life Essie desires is finally within reach. But as Victoria enters high society,…

4 min.
“just a little bit of love and kindness can transform lives!”

Sarah Thompson anxiously hugged her 4-year-old son, Bryson. The California mom of four had watched helplessly as he struggled with refractory epilepsy, which caused him to fall down and convulse with up to 100 seizures a day. “Can’t you help him?” she desperately asked doctors during her son’s hospital visits. But after getting no definitive answers, Sarah had to find ways to help Bryson manage the seizures on her own. So when one of her son’s seizures came on, Sarah began trying to coax the boy out of it with gentle words of encouragement. “You gotta come back,” she said one day. “We’ll find a Saints’ game to watch.” To her delight, with the mention of his favorite football team, Bryson came to. Did football do that? Sarah wondered. After all, football was her…

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3 ways to turn secondhand items into smiles!

1 Repurpose old jewels! The Seattle Metals Guild welds old jewelry into new creations to be donated to women’s shelters across the U.S. The best part? Even a single earring can be reworked into a pendant! Visit Facebook.com/WomensShelterJewelryProject and click “About” to find jewelry drop-off locations or visit SeattleMetalsGuild.org for the mailing address to ship your old jewelry! 2 Host an online yard sale! It’s tough to plan a yard sale in the winter, but you can still clean out your closet and help people in need by hosting one online! Just create a profile on VarageSale.com, upload photos of the goods you’re selling and people in your community can buy them online and come pick them up. Then you can donate the proceeds to a cause you love. 3 Recycle gently used clothes! Have…