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Woman's World

October 25, 2021

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 NA
Frequency:
Weekly
$3.31(Incl. tax)
$82.25(Incl. tax)
52 Issues

in this issue

3 min
fill your week with smiles!

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26 NATIONAL PUMPKIN DAY Score a great gourd! It’s not too late to hit up a local pumpkin patch and find the perfect pumpkin! We asked DT. Pearce, owner and operator of Papa’s Pumpkin Patch in Bismarck, North Dakota, what to look for to get the best bang for your buck. His advice? “A good strong handle helps keep in the freshness. Pumpkins lose more internal moisture when the handles are missing.” And if you plan to carve your pumpkin, go big, he says: “The best carving pumpkins weigh 20 pounds. They’re about as big as a basketball, and that makes a nice size for a larger-than-life-size face.” JOKE OF THE WEEK I need a recipe for “I don’t know” or “I don’t care.” It’s what my husband wants for dinner, and…

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1 min
start your week with a laugh!

“This takes forever! I hope I get an Instant Pot for my birthday” Q What do you call a fat jack-o’-lantern? A A plumpkin! “No candy. Just show me where your garbage is” Kids are fUnNy! Last year, my now-4-year-old son, Jackson, often mixed up when to use the words “me” and “I,” so I would gently cor rect him. The day after Halloween, he came home from preschool and said, “Me want some candy, please.” “I want some candy,” I reminded him. Jackson replied, “Okay, Mommy, we’ll have some candy together! ”…

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3 min
relax and have fun this week

AUDIOBOOK Find a dose of inspiration with Katie Couric’s Going There! Get wrapped up in award-winning journalist Katie Couric’s brand-new memoir, Going There, out October 26. Read by Katie herself, the book covers her inspirations and the challenges she’s faced and recounts some of the most momentous events in her career. She gives details about her move to the anchor chair and how she handled the “boys club” atmosphere, plus discusses the downfall of Matt Lauer. She also talks about the trauma of losing her husband and sister, being a single mom and the ups and downs of finding love again. DISNEY+ Have family fun with Muppets Haunted Mansion! It’s time to play the music… for the first-ever Muppets Halloween special! The world-famous daredevil The Great Gonzo has done it all, seen it all and…

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1 min
it happened this week!

● It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown aired for the first time on CBS in 1966 to audiences’ delight. ● Candy corn was first produced in 1888. It became a Halloween staple in the 1950s, and today, 9 billion kernels are sold each year! ● The most popular Halloween costume of 1973 was Jan Brady. She was the only Brady to achieve top costume status. ● Walmart was officially incorporated in 1969. The original Arkansas store, called Walton’s 5&10, is now The Walmart Museum. ● Cyndi Lauper’s “True Colors” topped charts in 1986. It became one of her biggest hits and spent two weeks at #1.…

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2 min
this week’s best new books

Fiction FANTASY Shattered Midnight by Dhonielle Clayton Filled with magic, action and captivating characters, this fairy tale stars Zora Broussard, who arrives in New Orleans with just a bag of clothes, a pair of enchanted red shoes and her beautiful voice. Running from her past, Zora wants to blend in and avoid her mean cousins and aunt. Then, Zora starts to perform at a jazz club and meets a pianist named Phillip. What follows is danger, adventure and an epic fight for true love. THRILLER Horseman by Christina Henry Bestselling author Christina Henry is well-known for her eerie, otherworldly tales—and her latest spooky page-turner follows suit! Everyone in Sleepy Hollow knows the legend of the Horseman, but no one believes it…not even Ben Van Brunt’s grandpa, Brom, who was there when it allegedly happened. Now, 30 years later,…

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3 min
“free costumes help kids make special halloween memories!”

Emma Rose Shapiro sighed as she rummaged through her closet looking for something to wear. “I can’t find anything in here,” the then-11-year-old mumbled as she pushed aside clothes that no longer fit, even old Halloween costumes. I really should get rid of these, she thought. But each one held a special memory. She hated to just throw them away. Despite her young age, Emma Rose knew there were lots of kids in low-income neighborhoods in Philadelphia, just a few miles from where she lived, whose families couldn’t afford basic necessities… much less Halloween costumes. “Do you think they might like to have my costumes?” she asked her mom, Ilyse. “I think that’s a great idea,” she smiled, never imagining the joy her young daughter’s giving heart would ultimately bring to tens of…

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