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Woman's World

Woman's World March 30, 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!

SATURDAY, APRIL 4 VITAMIN C DAY Tangy with a twist! Get your vitamin C today with a cocktail created by Blakely Trettenero (GourmetWithBlakely.com). A bit of honey counters the grapefruit’s zing for a refreshingly sweet sip. To make her Ruby Red Grapefruit and Honey Paloma: Pour 2 oz. of room-temperature tequila, 2 oz. of freshly squeezed grapefruit juice and 1 tsp. of honey into a cocktail glass. Stir until honey is dissolved. Fill the glass with ice; top with club soda and a squeeze of lime. Stir. Garnish with a lime or grapefruit wedge. Makes 1 drink. MONDAY, MARCH 30 NATIONAL VIRTUAL VACATION DAY See the world! Escape to the destination of your choice—from the comfort of your home! “When you go on a virtual vacation, you can travel anywhere at any time without having to…

3 min.
relax and have fun this week

TV: PBS Celebrate a country legend with a Garth Brooks tribute! Country music megastar Garth Brooks is being honored with the 2020 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, and you can get a front-row seat to the ceremony and star-studded tribute performance on March 29! Hear some of Garth’s most popular songs, including “Friends in Low Places,” “The Thunder Rolls” and “The Dance,” performed by some of Nashville’s biggest acts. You’ll also learn more about Garth’s decades-long career, his charity work and his giving spirit. TV: OVATION Sleuth it out with Frankie Drake Mysteries! Put on your detective cap and get ready to travel back to 1920s Toronto, where Frankie Drake—the city’s only female private detective—and her business partner, Trudy Clarke, take on cases the police won’t. For the third season, the team…

1 min.
it happened this week!

• The song “Footloose” from the Kevin Bacon flick topped charts in 1984. It stayed at number one for three weeks. • The Eiffel Tower was inaugurated in 1889. Today, the 1,063-foot-tall tower gets about 7 million visitors each year. • TV Guide published its first issue in 1953. It became the first magazine in history to sell 1 billion copies. • Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella starring Julie Andrews premiered on TV in 1957. The live broadcast was watched by 107 million people. • Singer Tom Jones was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace for his services to music in 2006.…

2 min.
this week’s best new books

Fiction FANTASY Blossom of Gold by Ellie Raine Exhilarating action and dynamic characters come to life in this page-turning saga that follows the “ShadowBlood” twins, Alexander and Xavier. In the rich fantasy world of Nirus, a sacred prophecy declares that only the twins can stop the end of all existence…or will be the ones who cause it. But when an evil force threatens everything they hold dear, the brothers must fight to keep their loved ones safe. A spellbinding read! COZY MYSTERY Revenge Is Sweet by Kaye George Beloved for her quirky whodunits, Kaye George’s latest novel is the first in her new Vintage Sweets Mystery series. Tally Holt, owner of Tally’s Olde Tyme Sweets, bakes up treats loved by everyone—especially Yolanda Bella, the owner of the shop next door. But things go awry when handyman…

4 min.
“she stepped in to help when i needed it the most!”

“Whew, I’m exhausted,” Tina McAdams sighed, slumping onto a stool at Pixie Adams’ Moonlight Coffee House in Oak Grove, Oregon, one morning late last year. Tina and her husband, David, lived next door to Pixie’s shop and had grown close to their neighbor in the two years since she’d opened for business. Pixie was always warm and welcoming. She’d even offered Tina and David advice when, in 2018, the couple decided to open their own drive-thru coffee business in town. Sadly, though, soon after they opened The Local Coffee Company, David, who’d already beaten cancer twice, learned it was back. And now, Tina tearfully told Pixie that this time, the chemo wasn’t working and doctors were stopping treatment. “He only has two weeks to one month to live,” Tina stammered as…

1 min.
3 ways to make someone’s day—on a dime!

1 Recycle bright blooms! Stop by a local florist or grocery store and ask if they have any flowers that they’re soon removing from the display and that they’d be willing to sell at a discount—some stores, like Trader Joe’s, often give them away for free! Then gift the colorful posies to someone in need of a pretty pick-me-up. 2 Stage a coupon hunt! While clipping your weekly grocery coupons, cut out a few extra to hand out to other shoppers or leave on shelves for a surprise discount—and sure smiles! Not keen on couponing? Spend time on FreeRice.com, where each fun vocabulary question you answer donates 10 grains of rice to hungry people around the world. 3 Share a kind message! Each week, write five kind messages on stickie notes and stash them in…