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Woman's World

Woman's World

June 21, 2021
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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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Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Heinrich Bauer NA
Frequency:
Weekly
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52 Issues

in this issue

3 min.
fill your week with smiles!

THURSDAY, JUNE 24 NATIONAL PRALINES DAY Treat yourself to mmm Today’s the perfect day to indulge in a praline-topped brownie! Buttery sweet pralines, which are made from pecans and caramelized sugar, add a delicious crunch. To make Praline Brownies: Prep your favorite brownie recipe as directed. Spread in baking dish and sprinkle ½ cup of crushed praline pecans (like Fisher Mammoth Praline Pecans) on top of the batter. Bake as usual. Once cool, slice and top individual brownies with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and chocolate syrup or hot fudge just before serving. JOKE OF THE WEEK Today, I will live in the moment. Unless the moment is unpleasant… Then I will eat cookies instead! JUNE 20–JUNE 26 NATIONAL FORGIVENESS WEEK Open your heart This holiday is the perfect opportunity to let go of any grudge you…

3 min.
relax and have fun this week

MOVIE Get a dose of inspiration with a documentary about Rita Moreno! Feel like an insider when you get a behind-the-scenes look at Rita Moreno’s more than 70-year career in the new documentary Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It. The movie highlights the early years of her career, her rise to stardom and the humor and grace of the actor, singer and dancer, as well as lesser-known struggles she faced, including a difficult relationship with Marlon Brando and serious depression a year before she won her Oscar for West Side Story. See it in theaters on June 18. MUSIC Lift your spirits with Ellie Holcomb! It’s been four years since singer-songwriter Ellie Holcomb released a studio album, but on June 25, she’s back with her new record, Canyon. It includes…

1 min.
it happened this week!

● The Ferris wheel made its debut at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. ● Donuts were invented in 1847. They were dubbed the “Hit Food of the Century” in 1934. Today, 10 billion are made yearly in the U.S. ● Neck scarves were popular accessories in the 1950s and were seen in hit films like Audrey Hepburn’s Roman Holiday. ● Carole King’s “It’s Too Late” topped charts in 1971. It picked up a Grammy for Record of the Year in 1972, earning her a total of four awards that year. ● Jaws hit theaters in 1975. The film’s iconic line, “You’re gonna need a bigger boat,” was entirely improvised by lead actor Roy Scheider.…

2 min.
this week’s best new books

Fiction COZY MYSTERY Reserved for Murder by Victoria Gilbert Filled with delightful characters and high-stakes danger, this whodunit follows Chapters Bed and Breakfast owner Charlotte Reed. When a famous romance fantasy author stays at her inn, Charlotte offers to have a “Tea and Talk” event at the B&B for fans. But chaos ensues after the president of the writer’s fan club is found dead in the harbor. Now, Charlotte, her neighbor Ellen and Ellen’s cute Yorkshire terrier vow to sniff out the killer! ROMANTIC COMEDY The Checklist by Addie Woolridge Wit, humor and swoon-worthy moments combine in this debut novel starring Dylan Delacroix, who almost has it all—until her boss sends her to the last place she wants to go: her hometown, Seattle. While she’s there, her troubles are made worse by an endless war between her parents…

4 min.
the ‘internet’s dad’ spreads hope and love to millions

“Oh, I don’t know, Kristine,” Rob Kenney laughed as he talked with his daughter. “I’ve just lived a long time…I don’t know if anyone would even be interested in what I have to say!” “But Dad, you’re so full of great ideas!” Kristine encouraged. “You should find a way to share them. I bet there are a lot of kids who would appreciate having you as a father figure…kids who don’t have a dad.” “I know how that feels,” the 55-year-old Seattle resident sighed, his mind drifting to his youth. When he was just 12 years old, Rob’s own dad had left his family, so Rob and his siblings had to raise themselves. Later in life, Rob had reconciled with his father, but he’d still had to teach himself the life skills his…

1 min.
3 easy ways to use your skills to give back!

1 Film a virtual how-to! Whatever your skill may be—knitting, painting, woodworking—teach others how with virtual lessons over Zoom. Click the “Record” button at the start of the “class” and you can share the recording for others to watch as many times as it takes to acquire the skill! Even easier: You can also record how-to videos with your smartphone or camera and send to loved ones. 2 Write down your wisdom! Sign up at Lulu.com to start writing a book of everything you know about life! Once you’ve finished, print your book for $5 per copy or download it digitally for free. Not the internet type? Type your best advice on a computer and print from home or handwrite in a journal. Then your wise words can be cherished for years to…