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Woman's World February 10, 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.

Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Heinrich Bauer Publishing, L. P.
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In this issue

3 min.
fill your week with smiles!

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14 VALENTINE’S DAY Sip chocolaty bliss! Toast to love with a creamy chocolate martini created by the pros in the Woman’s World test kitchen. It’s the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth! To make Cupid’s Favorite Martini: Moisten the rims of 2 martini glasses with water and dip in red and white rimming sugar or sprinkles. In an ice-filled cocktail shaker, combine 1 oz. of vanilla vodka, 3 oz. of chocolate liqueur (like Godiva), 1 oz. of crème de cacao and 3 oz. of half-and-half. Shake until frothy and combined; strain into prepared glasses. Makes 2. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 NATIONAL LOST PENNY DAY Go on a hunt! This holiday encourages us to search for loose change hiding in couch cushions, coat pockets and junk drawers. The hunt will certainly be worth your time,…

3 min.
relax and have fun this week

TV: ABC Root for all your favorites at the 92nd annual Academy Awards! Take in all the glitz and glamour as Hollywood heavyweights gather for the 92nd annual Academy Awards! Early buzz has Renée Zellweger as the front-runner in the Best Actress category for her critically acclaimed role as Judy Garland in Judy, while Adam Driver’s performance in Marriage Story has him pegged as a top contender for Best Actor. And will The Irishman earn Netflix its first win for Best Picture—and another Best Director award for Martin Scorsese? Tune in February 9 to find out. MOVIE Fall head over heels again with Love Story! Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the classic film is returning to movie theaters on February 9 and 12 in celebration of its 50th anniversary. Wealthy Harvard Law student Oliver…

1 min.
it happened this week!

• As the World Turns was the first soap to broadcast in color in 1967. The show launched many careers, including that of Julianne Moore! • Cabaret, starring Liza Minnelli, was released in 1972—it went on to win eight Oscars. • The first stone of the Lincoln Memorial was laid in 1914. The statue of the 16th president is 19 feet tall! • Irish music and dance show Riverdance opened in 1995. Lead performer Michael Flatley’s feet were once insured for $57.6 million! One of the first TV cooking shows, Julia Child’s The French Chef, premiered in 1963. Her first dish? Boeuf Bourguignon.…

2 min.
this week’s best new books

Fiction FAMILY SAGA Over the Fence by Mary Monroe New York Times bestselling author Mary Monroe is known for her historical page-turners—and the second installment in her Neighbors series delivers! Set in Alabama during the Depression, this tale follows newlyweds and professional bootleggers Milton and Yvonne Hamilton. When the couple becomes friendly with their “perfect” neighbors Joyce and Odell Watson, a series of secrets, scandals and lies soon follows. HISTORICAL FICTION Cartier’s Hope by M. J. Rose Filled with rich historical charm and decadent details, this novel begins in 1910 amid the glitter and grit of New York City, where Vera Garland is trying to make her mark in the male-dominated world of journalism. When news of the Hope Diamond arrives in the city, Vera is on its trail. As she investigates rumors about the jewel’s…

4 min.
“when god speaks to your heart, you know it’s right!”

As nurse Lori Wood arrived for her shift at Piedmont Newnan Hospital in Newnan, Georgia, a colleague asked her to take special care of a young man named Jonathan Pickard. “His situation is just so sad,” the woman sighed. Lori agreed, and when she pulled up his chart, her own heart instantly tugged. Jonathan, 26, had been admitted with low blood sugar due to a medication he was taking. But he had a much more serious problem: He’d collapsed at work months earlier with unexpected heart failure. He’d been put on medication, but ultimately needed a transplant. The problem was, he couldn’t be put on the list for a donor because he has autism, and though high-functioning, he needed to have someone willing to support him through and after the procedure. Jonathan…

1 min.
3 super-easy ways you can be someone’s blessing!

1 Lend a compassionate ear “When people feel heard, they are more likely to be vulnerable and to connect with us on a deeper level,” says psychotherapist Carl Nassar, author of the blog “The Importance of Feeling Understood.” Nassar says the secrets to upping your listening skills are to make eye contact, nod, reflect what they’ve said by paraphrasing and give honest feedback. The result: a conversation that leaves you both feeling heart-full! 2 Share a message of hope Research out of the University of California found that sending comforting text messages helps instantly buoy the recipient’s spirits. Subjects of the study noted that they felt less stressed and more cared for when they received texts asking how they were doing and offering words of encouragement, like “Just sending you a smile today!”…