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Woman's World April 27, 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.
Frequency:
Weekly
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in this issue

3 min.
fill your week with smiles!

SUNDAY, APRIL 26 AUDUBON DAY Find bliss in your yard! Enjoy the beauty of nature as you discover which birds call your neighborhood home. We asked Jacelyn Downey, education programs manager at Audubon Rockies in Fort Collins, Colorado, how to identify birds: “Ask yourself: What size is it? Is it small like a sparrow, medium like a robin or big like a goose? What is it doing? Is it swimming, crawling on a tree or soaring? What colors do you notice? Where are these colors on its body?” Download the free Audubon Bird Guide app to narrow down the species based on the information you input. JOKE OF THE WEEK Can you repeat that? A husband and wife were driving through Louisiana. As they approached the town of Natchitoches, they started arguing about the pronunciation…

3 min.
relax and have fun this week

PODCAST Go up close and personal with What’s Cooking with Paula Deen Pull up a chair to Paula’s table as the Queen of Southern Cooking sits down with family, friends and fans to dish about her favorite foods in this weekly podcast. Listen as she shares recipes for her sons’ favorites, like goulash and pork chops, to new how-to’s for airfrying “fried” chicken. Plus, get her tips on her favorite time-saving cooking tools, cleaning tricks and more—you can even send in your own questions, and she may give you a call! Find all the episodes streaming on iTunes now. NETFLIX Laugh out loud with Nailed It! Competition meets comedy in this show where home bakers with little to no cooking skills must try their best to re-create edible masterpieces! Hosted by comedian Nicole Byer and…

1 min.
it happened this week!

Who’s the Boss? aired its final episode in 1992. The show was originally titled You’re the Boss. The first home videocassette recorder, the Betamax, went on sale in 1975 for a whopping $2,495. Mr. Potato Head was released by Hasbro in 1952. It was the first toy to be advertised on television. Valley Girl was released in theaters in 1983. In order to get into character, lead actor Nicolas Cage lived out of his car in Hollywood. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1999. The band formed in 1976 in Florida.…

2 min.
this week’s best new books

FAMILY SAGA The Big Finish by Brooke Fossey Filled with humor, heart and hilarious antics, this uplifting tale follows an unlikely duo. Duffy is a grumpy old man who lives in an assisted-living home. Josie is young and lost—and their friendship kicks off when Josie climbs through Duffy’s window looking for a place to go. Carl, Duffy’s roommate, is Josie’s grandpa, so the two men decide to let Josie stay. What follows is a series of joyful high jinks, family life lessons and second chances. COZY MYSTERY The Stolen Letter by Paige Shelton Bestselling author Paige Shelton returns with the next saga in her Scottish Bookshop Mystery series. Owner of the Cracked Spine bookshop, Delaney Nichols collides with a woman named Mary on the street. Then Delaney learns her shop may be closed by the city council…

4 min.
“pairing veterans with shelter pets is a match made in heaven!”

Clarissa Black’s heart soared as she watched her dog, Bear, roll onto his back for his umpteenth belly rub at the Long Beach, California, VA hospital. He’s such a ham! she grinned, gazing around at the happy faces of the veterans crowded around her fluffy huskymalamute mix. For weeks, the professional animal trainer and her colleagues had been visiting the VA hospital with their dogs to revamp the hospital’s therapy program. But Bear had become a special favorite. “Can he stay with us?” the veterans asked as Bear wandered around, picking up on exactly what each person needed, whether an affectionate snuggle in bed or an encouraging “paw-five.” But seeing the veterans’ faces drop as Bear doled out goodbye nuzzles when their visit came to an end, Clarissa wished she could…

1 min.
3 benefits of pets’ unconditional love

1 Pets erase sadness Simply petting a furry friend fills the brain with oxytocin, the joy hormone, but new research also shows that dogs are innately in tune with human emotions. In fact, one study found that they are most likely to approach a person who is crying or upset, to instinctively soothe and show compassion! 2 slash stress In a recent study, researchers found that just 10 minutes of animal interaction boosted college students’ emotional health and reduced the stress hormone cortisol. Bonus: You don’t need a pet to get the benefits! Harvard researchers also found that simply being in the presence of an animal slashes stress by 40%! 3 Pets ease loneliness The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) reports that 80% of pet owners say they feel less lonely. “Pets alleviate social…