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Woman's World February 17, 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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in this issue

3 min.
fill your week with smiles!

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18 NATIONAL DRINK WINE DAY Add wow to red wine! Kick back and relax with this delightfully fruity winter sangria created by Amanda Formaro of AmandasCookin.com. To make Formaro’s Cranberry Sangria: Pour 1 bottle of fruity red wine (like Zinfandel) into a 2-quart pitcher. Add ½ cup of simple syrup, ½ cup of pulp-free orange juice, 1½ cups of cranberry juice and ½ cup of triple sec. Then add 2 cups of fresh cranberries and 2 sliced medium oranges; top with about 1 liter of club soda. Stir to combine. Let flavors infuse for at least 30 minutes before serving. Makes 8 drinks WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 NATIONAL LASH DAY Look flawless! Celebrate the day with thicker, fuller lashes! We asked the Woman’s World beauty team for the secret to success, and they gave us…

3 min.
relax and have fun this week

TV: STARZ Get swept away by the romance of Outlander! The love story that’s taken the world by storm is back for season five! In this latest chapter of Outlander, 20th-century time-traveling doctor Claire and her 18thcentury husband, Jamie, have made a home for themselves on Fraser’s Ridge in North Carolina. But as the American Revolution draws near, they must decide how far they are willing to go as they fight to protect their family and community. Can Jamie navigate conflicting loyalties? And can Claire safeguard her loved ones without losing sight of what it means to protect herself? Catch the premiere February 16. TV: ABC Root for your favorite on American Idol! The search for the next great music superstar goes on! Aspiring singers off their vocal skills for the judges when American Idol…

1 min.
it happened this week!

• Cybill Shepherd, who starred for five years with Bruce Willis in Moonlighting, was born in 1950. • Elvis Presley had his first hit with “Heartbreak Hotel” in 1956. For the next seven years, he had at least one song on the Top 10 pop charts. • The teddy bear, whose name was inspired by President Theodore Roosevelt, was introduced in 1903. • Figure skater Tara Lipinski became the youngest gold-medal winner at the age of 15 during the Winter Olympics in Japan in 1998. • Mister Roger’s Neighborhood premiered in 1968. Fred Rogers wrote all of the songs that were heard on the show!…

2 min.
this week’s best new books

Fiction FAMILY SAGA The Jetsetters by Amanda Eyre Ward Full of hysterical characters and chaotic charm, this story starts when 70-year-old Charlotte Perkins wins a 10-day cruise from Rome to Barcelona. She invites her estranged son and two daughters along on the trip in hopes of reuniting the family. But when long-buried secrets are revealed, the brood is forced to confront the forces that drove them apart. A heartfelt saga of navigating the seas of adulthood and the true meaning of family. WOMEN’S FICTION Minor Dramas & Other Catastrophes by Kathleen West Fans of Where’d You Go, Bernadette will flip for this clever, drama-filled debut novel. Isobel Johnson, a teacher at Liston Heights High School, has spent her career sidestepping nosy parents who disapprove of her “progressive” curriculum. But one parent, Julia Abbott, whose recent mistake…

5 min.
“we restored old love letters to their rightful place”

“Ma’am, may we look in here?” Lindsy Wolke asked the Gatlinburg, Tennessee, antiques store clerk as she and her friend Megan Grant peered through the glass of a locked cabinet at a trove of World War II memorabilia. “Look, letters!” Megan said, as the clerk opened the cabinet. Carefully, Megan picked up the packet and slid a letter from an envelope postmarked November 1944, Blackwood, New Jersey. It was from a woman named Ilaine Murray to her “Navy sweetheart,” Elias Maxwell. Hiya, honey. How are you? I received two letters today from you, hon, and you can just imagine how good I feel. Ilaine ended with lines of X’s for kisses and she wrote, All of these and millions more. Their hearts melting, Lindsy and Megan read another letter and quickly became transfixed…

1 min.
3 ways to discover the story behind your treasures!

1 Identify special markings Whether it’s jewelry, glassware or pottery, most items have a tiny marking representing the manufacturer or maker’s name. Once you’ve spotted a specific marking on your item, you can track down more information in a “marks dictionary” at your local library or on the internet by typing in a description of the mark online. 2 Browse antiques guides Research your antiques using the free price guide at Kovels.com. Type in a description of the item you’re looking for, but keep your search specific to narrow the results to a manageable number. Then sift through results until you find a corresponding item. From there, you’ll be able to see the current value and a description and how much it’s being sold for on other websites. 3 Connect with experts Create an account…